Les Grands Ballets presents


Storie di Mafia

By Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

After a 12-year career as a dancer, Belgian-Colombian choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa is equally at home in dance, theatre, opera and musicals and now pursues collaborative projects all across the globe. More than 40 companies have sought her out, including none other than the New York City Ballet, in 2016.

With this new narrative ballet created specifically for the dancers of Les Grands Ballets, she enters the all-powerful world of the mafia, the perfect setting for an exploration of the human psyche and its violent impulses: passion, lust, anger, greed, jealousy and frustration. Along with the beauty and power of movement, this performance teems with intriguing characters, storylines and dramatic twists, delivering more than a few surprises along the way.

“How could an Italian fail to bring you intrigue and passion in his first season? You will find plenty of suspense in this work from Belgian-Colombian choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa. This action-filled piece will bring you into the underworld of gangsters and feuding families, and come with all the exciting twists that make for a thrilling night at the ballet.” – Ivan Cavallari, Artistic Director

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