Experience an eclectic performance exploring themes of joy, grit, and community. The spring concert features TangoFusion, a breathtaking dance by internationally acclaimed choreographer, Hernan Justo the artistic director of Carolina Ballet Theatre. Justo will be on campus this spring to put the finishing touches on his complex work that is being restaged on the students by faculty member Matthew Harvey. Additional faculty choreographers present new dances, including Grace Gallagher, Susie Garifi, and Julia Cooper. Selected student choreography rounds out what promises to be a rich and exciting performance.
About Hernan Justo
Hernan was invited to become artistic director of Carolina Ballet Theatre by its founder Barbara Selvy in 2000. He has been involved in all aspects of the company: from teaching classes, coaching, and teaching after school dance and outreach classes to creating original works. His repertoire for the company is from classical to contemporary. Choreographing full length ballets such as Hunchback of Notre Dame to his award-winning choreography Pulling the Strings, which toured internationally with the company. Hernan has also brought world renowned choreographers such as Alonzo King and Dwight Rhoden. His training came from the national ballet school of Buenos Aires, Argentina the Instituto Superior de Arte Teatro Colón. He joined the ballet Estable del Teatro Colón in 1982, and then Ballet del Teatro Argentino de la Plata two years later. In 1988, his career took him to the Ballet de Santiago, Chile. After three years, Hernan joined the Ballet Clásico de Cámara in Caracas, Venezuela, under the direction of Nina Novak, formerly prima ballerina of Les Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
Schedule & TicketsNightly at 7:30 pm
1400 Remington St. - Fort Collins