09 Apr Creating a Classic: Corella Ballet
Barcelona Ballet (formerly Corella Ballet) New York City Center April 17-20, 2012 TicketsSee the featured company in CREATING A CLASSIC: CORELLA BALLET perform in New York. Program includes Clark Tippet’s Bruch Violin Concerto, Christopher Wheeldon’s For 4, and the world premiere of Pálpito, a full-company ballet by Nuevo Ballet Español Artistic Directors Rojas and Rodríguez. CREATING A CLASSIC: CORELLA BALLET is a DFA fiscally sponsored documentary film directed by Gerri L. Gagnon. After an absence of 20 years, classical ballet finally returns to Spain as Ángel Corella, the acclaimed star of American Ballet Theatre creates a new company and school for the next generation. This documentary is on the creation and development of the Barcelona Ballet (formally Corella Ballet). In the words of Angel Corella:
“I am excited at the prospect of having a permant record of the company’s first steps…I know the documentary will help audiences to better understand the historical situation and difficulties faced by classical ballet dancers in Spain…I look forward with great anticipation to seeing the final product!”Support this project today! Preview the trailer!