Santiago, Chile, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) First Cuban National Ballet dancer Joel Carreno will perform, together with outstanding Chilean, French and Chinese dancers, will dance classical duet choreographies to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Santiago's emblematic Municipal Theater.
Carreno will dance the pas de deux of the Sleeping Beauty, Act III, with first dancer Natalia Barrios.
The first of several shows, as part of the honoring gala that will last until August 5, will be given on Friday, with a performance by Santiago's Ballet, formed in 1959 and directed by Brazilian dancer Marcia Haydee.
Santiago's Ballet will dance John Cranko's "Initials," and then the audience will enjoy performances by Barios and Carreno, Cuban National Ballet dancers, Cao Shuci and Xin Lian, of the Chinese National Ballet, and Aki Saito and Wim Vanlesse, of the French Flanders' Royal Ballet.
They will dance Don Quixote, The Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake and others, choreographies by Marcia Haydee.