Suite Sevilla by Ballet Nacional de España
As part of Flamenco Festival 2018, Ballet Nacional de España performs “Suite Sevilla,” infusing classic Spanish dance with bold trends in both music and choreography.
Ballet Nacional de España (BNE), under the direction of Antonio Najarro, is the greatest exponent of Spanish dance, showcasing all of Spain’s dance styles on the most important stages in the world, through very different shows ranging from classic to the avant-garde, as in Suite Sevilla. Its director takes on new choreographic projects featuring young choreographers with different personalities and dance aesthetics, with the aim of preserving Spanish dance and reaching the widest possible audience.
The Ballet has evolved in accordance with the new times and has known how to preserve its interest in all styles of Spanish dance, performing choreographies such as those of Escuela Bolera, Flamenco and stylized Spanish dance. On the other hand, it has combined tradition and modernity, not forgetting main aspects as training and performing new projects.
Making its return to Miami in celebration of its 40th anniversary season, the Ballet Nacional de España has been internationally acclaimed by audience and critics, obtaining various awards, such as Critics’ Prize for the Best Foreign Show during the 1988 season at the New York Metropolitan, the Japanese Critics’ Prize in 1991, the Critics’ Prize for the Best Spectacle at the Bellas Artes Theatre in Mexico City in 1994, a prize awarded by the Spanish newspaper El País for Poeta in 1999, and the Critics’ Prize as well as the Prize awarded by the audience at the VI Festival de Flamenco de Jerez de la Frontera (Spain) in 2002, for the choreography of Fuenteovejuna by Antonio Gades.