CUBAN CLASSICAL BALLET OF MIAMI TO SHOWCASE
(Miami, Florida - May 2013) - Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami and Artistic Director, Pedro Pablo Peña, along with American Airlines present "The Best of the Classical Repertoire Gala" at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach.
"The Best of the Classical Repertoire Gala" will feature six former Cuban National Ballet dancers in their first U.S. performance! The largest Cuban group to seek asylum at once since the 1966 defection of a group of ten in Paris: Ania Ruiz Diaz, Victor Santana, Randy Crespo, Arianni Martin, Edward Morgado, Josue Justice and Analay Saiz will participate in this exclusive performance with a special appearance by Prima Ballerina Alihaydee Carreño and Raydel Cáceres.
"Since its inception in 2005, the Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami has offered its support and artistic space to Cuban dancers who seek exile in the U.S." exclaims Pedro Pablo Peña, Founder and Artistic Director of the CCBM. And he adds, "It is our pleasure to present these ballet talents to our South Florida audience who will surely appreciate their artistic excellence and technique."
The dancers are currently rehearsing for their South Florida debut at the CCBM studios located at the Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center.
CCBM's special Gala performance will include such audience favorites as: "Le Bayadére Suite", "Le Spectre de la Rose", "Harlequinade", "Dying Swan", "La Vivandiere", "Diane and Acteon", "Flower Festival", and "Le Corsaire".
For more information, call (305) 549-7711. For ticket purchase, call TicketMaster at (800) 745-3000, the ticket box office at (305) 673-7300 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.