After its acclaimed world premiere tour throughout Australia in 2011 and then subsequently sold out seasons in London, Paris, Zurich, Berlin, Frankfurt and Vienna in 2012, the international Cuban sensation Ballet Revolución returns to Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.
What happens when some of the World’s most talented classical and contemporary dancers perform to the infectious rhythms of Latin-America and the No 1 hits from Usher, Shakira, Beyonce, Enrique Iglesias, J-Lo, Prince, Chris Brown to name just a few? The result is an explosive, intensive, sensual and impressively athletic performance, full of raw energy with a distinctly Cuban Flavour.
“So many great things have happened for the show since we had our World Premiere in Australia 2 years ago” said Australian Producer and Creator of Ballet Revolución Mark Brady.
“We have toured many countries around the world and had the amazing honour of being invited to perform in the presence of Queen Elizabeth II for the Royal Variety Concert on November 19th 2012. Internationally the show continues to wow audiences no matter where we perform, so bringing the show back to Australia is very exciting.”
Ballet Revolución‘s young Cuban dancers let their athletic bodies do the talking anywhere in the world: audiences cannot get enough of their exuberant energy and contagious joy of life with which they turn any idea into an explosive and intense performance.
With breathtaking twists, daring jumps and sensual moves from ballet to street dance, Ballet Revolución has already impressed audiences in sold-out shows from Sydney and Singapore to Berlin, Vienna and London.
Ballet Revolución mixes the dynamics of contemporary dance, brilliant Ballet, powerful street dance and hip hop giving the work “Ballet with Attitude.” Combining 20 of the finest Dancers you will ever have the pleasure of seeing from the Island of Dance, Cuba and eight of the hottest young Cuban musicians live on stage, results in a fuelled Cuban Cocktail of unbridled passion, pure energy and athletic skill.
International Number 1 hits from Shakira, Ricky Martin, Beyoncé, Enrique Iglesias, J LO and others ignite the fire of the 20 highly trained dancers allowing them to let their tremendous versatility, musicality and passion run free while infecting the audience with this mood in no time.
The dancers were trained at one of the world’s most prestigious dance institutions in their home country, the Escuela Nacional de Arte, with its renowned faculty of modern dance, and at the famous Escuela Nacional de Ballet for classical dance.
Dance training is strongly promoted in Cuba, as dance means more than art on the Caribbean island, it means life. The dancers thus unite in their movements a unique Cuban expression with the highest dancing virtuosity.
Boundless passion, attractive sensuality, stunning athleticism and exuberant joy of life – Ballet Revolución combines it all in a fireball of emotions that no one can escape.
State Theatre – Arts Centre Melbourne, 100 St. Kilda Road, Melbourne
Season: 17 – 21 July 2013
Bookings: 1300 182 183 or online at: www.ticketmaster.com.au
Her Majesty’s Theatre – 58 Grote Street, Adelaide
Season: 23 – 27 July 2013
Bookings: 131 246 or online at: www.bass.net.au
Crown Theatre, Great Eastern Highway, Burswood (Perth)
Season: 30 July – 4 August 2013
For more information, visit: www.balletrevolucion.com.au for details.