An evening of perfectly paired duets
In 1958, American choreographer Jerome Robbins—who had just opened West Side Story on Broadway—was tapped as a resident artist during the inaugural Festival of Two Worlds in Spoleto, Italy. During his tenure with the Festival, the choreographic giant premiered several works and even established a short-lived ballet company. As organizations around the globe celebrate Robbins’s centennial, Spoleto Festival USA pays homage to a 1973 Spoleto Festival performance organized and hosted by Robbins. Entitled Celebration: The Art of the Pas de Deux, it showcased five breathtaking duets from various dancemakers performed by international superstars of the day. On May 25, 2018, be part of dance history when Miami City Ballet, one of the leading classical ballet companies in the US, resurrects this special event.
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