The new interpretation of pinnacle feast of dance of the world
Classical choreography, classic plot, showing elegant demeanour of the most beautiful swan
The new scenery, new lineup, to defend the glory of the world's top dance
Cuban National Ballet was founded only 50 years, however, it has been among the world's top Ballet. Cuban Ballet’s performance style has a unique charm, which combines Latin American’s passion and the elegance of traditional ballet. Cuban National Ballet is one of the world's most prestigious ballet groups, which occupies a very importantposition in the Spanish contemporary culture of the Latin Americas region.
This special commemorative edition for this Asian tour will be the "Swan Lake”, directed by the daughter of Alicia Alonso- Laura Alonso. This version is extremely prestigious in the world, besides, it also has ever been presented in the Paris Opera, the Vienna Opera House and other large theater. Laura Alonso expressed the hope that this time can bring the best performing to Chinese audience.
This version’s "Swan Lake" is formed by the three-act version and epilogue. Chief actress of Cuban Ballet Annett Delgado plays the White Swan Odette. She became a excellent actress after the guidance of arts and skill from master Laura Alonso. What’s more, she has been in China for the perform "Don Kyrgyzstan Quixote "and obtained great praise. Her performance is delicate, and she has outstanding ability, however, she is good to shape the role, in addition to the strict classical ballet training in Havana, too, and her is doing performances for long-term all over the world, so she is exposed to many different related styles of ballet.
All the coming dance actor, are from Alonso School of Ballet Art. The teaching in schools is really strict, and actors are rigorously selected. The actors are very beautiful, innocent, and adorable. Looking at their performancesis truly artistic enjoyment. The "Swan Lake", the strong dynamic dance segment between the prince and the devil will become the biggest point.
Laura Alonso said: "All the dancers are Cubans, teachers are trained by our schools, in addition to maintaining style of Alicia in the education, we also teach everyone according to quality od themselves. And when you’re inthe theater, you will witness the continuation of the legend. "
Cuban ballerina has always been outstanding for their physical condition, and are famous for that in the ballet world. The entire world's most famous ballet stars nearly have come from Cuba, of which there are a large numberof the disciples of Alonso. This time, the contemporary ballet leaders Laura Alonso will lead the group of specialcommemorative edition of "Swan Lake".
Laura Alonso was born in New York, who is Alicia Alonso and Fernando Alonso's daughter. When she was a child, began studding with many of the world ballet master. She was the principal dancer of Cuban National Ballet. 25 years of experience in the Cuban National Ballet, gave her the opportunity to participate in many international tour,butalso gave her a great experience and great achievements. Laura has been the tutor in many dance academies around the world in a long-term, she also was invited for many important dance organizations to teach dance classes. Meanwhile, she is also amember of the jury of many famous international dance competitions. The efforts she did in dance teaching are evident throughout the entire ballet field. She is also a cultural ambassador to Cuba and the world.
This special commemorative edition of "Swan Lake" directed Ivan Alonso –the son of Laura Alonso, the successors and inheritors of the family business. He graduated in 1975 with the CubanNational Art School, since then, he joined the National Ballet of Cuba. After that, as choreographer, he participated in the creation of "pioneer youth" Dance, and insisted his uncle Alberto Alonso’s writing style, create a more many wonderful works, using the traditional elements for adding into the Cuban ballet.