From Pre-Columbian Statues to a Purple Velvet Sofa and Great Dancing, ‘Best of’ Program had the Goods

Memorias del DoradoTo celebrate the fifth season of Grand Rapids Ballet’s successful MOVEMEDIA dance series – a showcase of new works from contemporary choreographers from around the world – artistic director Patricia Barker put together a best of program that included some of the series’ most popular works.

Opening the jam-packed program was an excerpt from sought-after choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s “Memorias Del Dorado” (2014).

By Steve Sucato | Arts Air
Read the story at Arts Air | Published: April 18, 2016

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