Miami City Ballet Debut in Paris: Sold Out Performances and Standing Ovations! (Broward County Cultural Quarterly, 9.1.11)
September 01, 2011
Did Miami City Ballet take Paris by storm when it made its three-week debut this summer in the City of Light at the famed Théâtre du Châtelet?
The international press says it all:
“Miami City Ballet is pulling off some of the most refreshing performances ever seen in Paris. An unprecedented undertaking for the company’s founder and director, former Balanchine star Edward Villella. The audience’s reaction has been rapturous.” − The Financial Times (of London), July 15, 2011
“[Miami City Ballet has] wowed discerning Parisian audiences and critics during the company’s first tour at the venerable Théâtre du Châtelet.” − The New York Daily News, July 27, 2011
“The toast of Paris! Regular standing (even screaming) ovations from sold-out audiences filling the 2,500 seat theatre.” − The Miami Herald, July 17, 2011...