ELECTRA, the first complete choreographic story to be told by Ballet Nacional de España under Antonio Najarro’s direction. The Stage Direction and Choreography is by Antonio Ruz with the collaboration of the dancer and choreographer Olga Pericet. The Greek tragedy argument will be developed using different dance languages and taking the inspiration from our common imaginary. A contemporary vision of an eternal classic.
The premiere will be on 9 December 2017 at the Teatro de la Zarzuela Madrid with upcoming performances on 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22 and 23 December 2017.
Ballet Nacional de España. Director: Antonio Najarro
Direction and Choreography: Antonio Ruz
Music: Pablo Martín Caminero, Moisés Sánchez y Diego Losada
Musical Director and Conductor: Manuel Coves
Orchestra: Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid (ORCAM)
Guest artists: Sandra Carrasco, Flamenco singer
Direction assistant: Lucia Bernardo
Choreographic collaboration: Olga Pericet
Light design: Olga García
Costume design: Rosa García Andujar
Dramaturgy and songs lyrics: Alberto Conejero
Stage design: Paco Azorín
Props: Daniela Presta
Here’s a video trailer from the first research workshop with Ballet Nacional de España in October 2016.
Photo: James Rajotte