Category: Ballet

Great summary of Argentine ballet. In this section we have, what were the origins of theatrical dance and ballet history in Argentina. As was the evolution of classical dance from the 40s and what were the outstanding figures of the international ballet who visited us. Who they are our most iconic dancers, and those who were leaving a lasting impression with their stellar performances. As is the Teatro Colon, one of the top 5 opera houses of the world … Here in Argentina Ballet section of Cultural Identity in El Sur del Sur: Argentina: the country, its culture and its people ….!

El Lago de los Cisnes, Ballet

5 Emblematic figures of the Argentine Ballet

Updated October 17, 2015 Brief review of the trajectory of the leading figures of the Argentine ballet: Jorge Donn, Norma Fontela and José Neglia, Julio Bocca, Maximiliano Guerra, dancers excellence in Argentina and the world. These emblematic figures of the Argentine Ballet, have in common to have left their mark on the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires as part of Instituto Superior de Arte del Teatro Colon (Superior Art Institute of the Colón Theater) or leading figures in your scenario. Their names have been intimately linked to the history of classical dance in...

Teatro Colón de Buenos Aires, Fotografía Antigua

Teatro Colón Buenos Aires Opera House

Updated October 16, 2015 Colon Theatre, of Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina, is one of the 5 best opera houses in the world. It is notable for its extraordinary acoustics, its size and its trajectory awarded for the performance of the most important national and international figures. First Teatro Colon On May, 25, 1957, the theater which was later known as “the first Colón Theater” was inaugurated. Placed in May Square, not only did the most notorious ballet figures dance in its stage but also became a meeting point for the distinguished...

La Sylphide, Ballet, en el Teatro Colón

Ballet in Argentina

Updated April 12, 2019Ballet in Argentina during the 1940’s The Argentine ballet during the decade of the ’40 incorporates important figures of the Russian ballet. Balanchine worked for our Ballet in 1942. Monte Carlo Ballets with Massine and the Original Ballet Russe of Colonel Basil also performed in the early 1940. Article of the guest columnist, Angel Fumagalli for surdelsur.com The Original Ballet merged with the Colón Ballet in 1943, under the direction of Basil. Several of his figures settled in America, like: Grigorieva, Irman, Verchichina, Leskova, etc. Argentina received the art of...

Lago de los Cisnes, Ballet, Teatro Colón

History of Ballet in Argentina

Updated April 10, 2019 The History of Ballet in Argentina, is the history of dance representation, essential form of the art of ballet, from the seventeenth century. The origins must date back from the times of Spanish domination and, more precisely, of the settlement of the Missions by the Fathers of the Society of Jesus. In 1607, the Jesuitical Province of Paraguay was created, comprising, among other territories, present-day Argentina. Later the dance received the Spanish, Italian and Russian influence, until arriving at the creation of the School of Argentine Ballet of the...

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