New Mexico's newest
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Choreographer's Showcase

Festival Ballet Albuquerque's premiere performance

Saturday May 29, 2010
2:00 and 7:00 pm
National Hispanic Cultural Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico

This Gala Kick-Off fundraising event for New Mexico's newest regional dance company will  feature concert length works by guest choreographers:
  • Mel Tomlinson, formerly with New York City Ballet and Alvin Ailey
  • Matthew Diamond, Academy Award nominee and Director of TV's "So You Think You Can Dance"
  • Robbie Mackey, international Disney choreographer
and local choreographers Patricia Dickinson Wells, Judy Czelusniak, Dara Beckley, Angelie Melzer, Krista King-Doherty, Vladimir Stadnik,  with others to be announced. 

Other local companies participating in the Gala premiere include Trey Pickett's Disciples of Chaos, a local collective, Duke City Dance, Paul Paradise's Paulish Dance, and Sara de Luz Flamenco.

Soloists from companies across America who will perform in the showcase include Gabi Rojas (Cleo Parker Robinson), Julie Cobble (Roxey Ballet, NJ), and Thomas Panto (Atlanta Ballet).

Some works will be accompanied by live music.

More to come!  Check back for additional information.

The Firebird and Tchaikovsky
The Figueroa Project
Coppelia, The Girl with the Emerald Eyes,
Creation of the World,
and Other Dances