Quiz #1: Which dance icon discovered Roberto Bolle, aged 15?
Answer: Rudolph Nureyev
While training at the Theatre La Scala Ballet School, young Bolle caught Nureyev's eye and was offered to dance the role of Tadzio in Death in Venice.
Quiz #2: Herman Cornejo was a corps de ballet with New York City Ballet, before joining ABT
At age 14, Cornejo received a scholarship at the School of American Ballet, the dance school of New York City Ballet; however he did not join the company.
In what promises to be the beginning of an exciting new chapter in dance, BalletNow™ makes its world premiere in Los Angeles. Guest Artistic Directors and American Ballet Theatre principals Roberto Bolle and Herman Cornejo lead three distinct programs, featuring dance superstars from Europe and Latin America. This original collaboration is produced by The Music Center.
Performers on Friday, July 10th: Roberto Bolle, Petra Conti, Marlon Dino, Maria Eichwald, Maria Kochetkova, Lucia Lacarra, Marijin Rademaker, Henry Sidford, Dinu Tamazlâcaru.
For full program details, visit the Music Center website
Event location: The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles CA.
Tickets are valid for Friday, July 10, 2015, 7:30 pm.
This giveaway is open to both DancePlug members and non-members.