The Politeama Theater in Catanzaro will be the home of great dance with a series of events intended to attract the attention of the public of enthusiasts throughout the holiday period. After hosting the premiere of “Baroque Suite” by the Brutia Symphonic Orchestra and Ramificazioni Festival, tomorrow Friday 15 December, at 9pm, the Politeama will host “Romeo and Juliet”, ballet in two acts freely inspired by the tragedy by William Shakespeare, with Carola Puddu and Paolo Barbonaglia, music by Sergej Prokofiev and choreography by Fabrizio Monteverde. A production Rome Balletas part of the Ama Calabria season, staged over the last twenty years and rearranged to celebrate this important anniversary, confirming itself as one of the most successful titles in Italian dance with a record number of performances performed and audiences at the box office.
Tuesday 19 December, at 7pm, will be the turn of the newborn’s first full show Politeama Theater dance school with a dance concert that will see the young students selected for the recently established training center on stage. An opportunity, strongly desired by the Politeama Foundation, to bring young people closer to the world of dance and offer them the possibility of attending an excellent school, also intended to encourage new productions in the area. Friday 22 December, at 9pm, space for Carmen of the Milan Balletamong the most anticipated productions of the season: a show embellished with sets and costumes, full of engaging choreographies created to the wonderful music of Georges Bizet, in which tradition and modernity coexist thanks also to the energetic climate of Marco Pesta’s original staging .
Finally, on Sunday 7 January, at 6pm, in collaboration with Armonie d’Arte Festival, the holidays will end and the new year will begin with the Grand gala tribute to Rudolf Nureyev thirty years after his death. On stage international etoiles from the Kiev Opera (Ukraine), but also from the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, and from other important theaters in the world, because art overcomes borders and divisions and unites humanity in a single embrace of beauty and love . Extraordinary actors will revive the myth of Nureyev with the most famous pas de deux and solos of all time – from Sleeping Beauty to Swan Lake and The Nutcracker – and bringing his original costumes to the stage.
To encourage the widest participation, the special discounts on tickets are confirmed for students enrolled at the Magna Graecia University, the Academy of Fine Arts and the Conservatory, as well as for groups of at least 15 people from dance schools, cultural associations and Cral.