Havana, Cuba.- The first dancers of the Bavarian State Ballet, in Germany, Laurretta Summerscales and Yonah Acosta, will star Carmen, a the version by Carlos Acosta, during the new season of his company in Cuba, according to that institution.
The shows by Acosta Danza will take place on November 30, December 1 and 2 at the Alicia Alonso Grand Theater of Havana, under the direction of Acosta himself.
For the creation of this choreography, the artist was inspired by the homonymous novel by French author Prosper Mérimée, which tells the tragic love story between a gypsy and a soldier.
In the choreography, the music was composed by Georges Bizet, with costume design by Tim Hatley and lighting by Peter Munford.
This choreographic version of Carmen was premiered by the Royal Ballet of London in 2015, with Acosta and Marianela Nuñez in the leading roles.
The Destinations season also includes Satori, a piece by Raul Reinoso, with original music by Pepe Gavilondo.
The British ballerina Laurretta Summerscales has been declared a Raising Dancer of the English National Ballet, in the United Kingdom, where she achieved the rank of first figure, and has danced with the companies from the Kremlin, Shanghai, the Kazan Opera, the National Opera of Mongolia and the Saratov Theater.