Celebrating 180 Years Of Exceptional Theatrical Activity


The legendary choreographer Alicia Alonso and the National Ballet of Cuba will offer this  Saturday April 15, at 8:30 pm., a special Gala that will start the celebrations for the 180 years of the Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso.


The Gala is open for the public, you can buy the tickets directly at the theatre’s box office.


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Besides the Gala, it is forseen a ballet program made up of four pieces : 


CYGNE Choreography: Daniel Proietto Music: Olga Wojciechowska Costumes: Stine Sjøgren Lighting design: Kristin Bredal and Ruddy Artiles Video: Yaniv Cohen


180 anni CYGNE Daniela Gómez Foto Alicia Sanguinetti


WINTER Choreography: Ely Regina Hernández Music: PI Chaikovski Lighting design: Ruddy Artiles 


180 anni INVIERNO foto Carlos Quezada


OSCURIO Choreography: Anabel López Ochoa, Music: Raime, Michael Gordon, Costume Aviad Arik Herman, Lighting Design: Michael Mazzola.


Oscurio Foto Nancy reyes 


A CONCERT IN BLACK AND WHITE Choreography: José Parés Music: Franz Joseph Hayden Designs: Salvador Fernández Lighting design: Ruddy Artiles.


180 anni UN CONCIERTO EN BLANCO Y NEGRO foto Carlos Quezada


The main roles will be assumed by Sadaise Arencibia, Anette Delgado, Viengsay Valdés, Dani Hernández, Ginett Moncho, Daniela Gómez, Ariel Martínez, Analucía Prado, Glenda García, Maureen Gil, Daniel Barba, Patricio Revé and Raúl Abreu, among others .


Here is the detailed calendar of the ballet program :

FRIDAY 14 APRIL 2017, AT 8,30 PM

SATURDAY 15 APRIL 2017, AT 8,30 PM



The Grand Theatre of Havana Alicia Alonso, the oldest active theatrical institution in Latin America, was inaugurated February 18, 1838, under the name of Grand Theatre of Tacón.




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