Gulfshore Ballet & Gulf Coast Chamber Orchestra
April 3 | 7:00 PM
Music & Arts Community Center, 13411 Shire Lane, Fort Myers
The Gulfshore Ballet joins the Gulf Coast Chamber Orchestra for a delightful night of imaginative performances. All new choreography by Gulfshore Ballet Artistic Director Iliana Lopez & Franklin Gamero.
“Suite from Pulcinella” by Stravinsky
“Appalachian Spring Suite” by Aaron Copland
Live stream also available!
|About the Gulfshore Ballet
Gulfshore Ballet is Southwest Florida’s premiere not-for-profit school of classical ballet. The school has an internationally acclaimed teaching faculty and offers area students the unique opportunity to study with professional instructors of the highest caliber.
Training at Gulfshore Ballet combines Cuban, American, and Russian techniques and brings a quality of excellence not normally found outside major metropolitan cities. Gulfshore Ballet prepares students for professional dancing careers and promotes academic, athletic, cultural, and social growth.
Gulfshore Ballet strives to increase accessibility to classical ballet and to develop a stronger appreciation of classical ballet throughout the greater community. Beyond receiving ballet training of the highest caliber, Gulfshore Ballet students learn self-discipline, concentration, focus and creative expression—all of which serve to build character, confidence and a positive self-image.
Franklin Gamero & Iliana Lopez,
Franklin Gamero and Iliana Lopez began their career at home in Venezuela and continued through the San Francisco Ballet, the Cleveland Ballet and as soloists with the Deutsche Opera Berlin and the Deutsche Opera am Rhein in Dusseldorf. Then in 1987 they became principal dancers with the Miami City Ballet where they remained for eighteen successful years.