Vampires to visit Cairo, Alexandria with Italy's Étoile Ballet Theatre

Ahram Online , Friday 17 Jun 2022

The Italian company Étoile Ballet Theatre will visit Egypt to give four performances of Vampiri (Vampires).



The ballet performance will be staged on 28, 29 and 30 July at the Cairo Opera's main hall, and on 31 July at the Alexandria Opera House.

Vampiri is tells the vicissitudes of Dorian, a young boy, and Ambrosia, queen of vampires.

The ballet is written and choreographed by the company's artistic directors and principal dancers Ines Albertini and Walter Angelini.

The performance was first staged in the US and made its Italy premiere in October 2021.

The Egypt shows will be the company's first visit to the country. Earlier this month, the company released a call for new dancers to join the Étoile Ballet Theatre for the Cairo and Alexandria stagings. 

Based in Piacenza, Italy, the Étoile Ballet Theatre was founded in September 2020, incorporating professional ballet dancers of different nationalities. The company is housed at the Piacenza Art Ballet, a building with a space of over 400 square meters dedicated exclusively to dance. The company continues to embrace new dancers who are trained to perform the repertoire.

Vampiri is among the Étoile Ballet Theatre's most successful shows, with other performances being Scheherazade, l'Amour and The Snow White. 

Tickets for the show are yet to be released.

28, 29 and 30 July, at 8pm
Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo
31 July at 8pm
Alexandria Opera House, Alexandria

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