U.S. dance company to debut in Havana
International Ballet Festival
Pontus Lidberg Dance Company will debut today,
October 30, with a show scheduled for 5:00 pm at the
National Theatre , as part of the 24th Havana
International Ballet Festival.
eight artists are included in the delegation, headed
by Swedish dancer and choreographer Pontus Lidberg,
who will lead the group in the interpretation of his
work Faune, Within and Tactile, which has
never been presented in Cuba.
addition, the public will be treated to the world
premiere of the play This was written on water,
also by the artist, who has worked in the United
States for some time.
While at the Mella Theatre, scheduled is a concert
program by Cuba’s Camagüey Ballet, the Joburg Ballet
from South Africa, the Hong Kong Ballet, the Winter
Guests Company from Norway, and the National Ballet
24th edition of the renowned festival continues
through November 7, with artists from 25 countries
performing, along with collateral activities, such
as book launches, lectures, panel discussions, and
art exhibits. (AIN)