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Contemporary Ballet Recital “CODICES”

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operaPuerto Vallarta, Mexico.- The national tour of contemporary symphonic ballet dance group OPUS headed by Ricardo Domingo finally makes its stop in Puerto Vallarta this November 10 at Teatro Vallarta, CODICES introduces a spectacle based on the old worldview of Mexican native civilizations.

The event is free admission and vallarta’s cultural institute reiterates the invitation to support OPUS Ballet, the first Mexican group that promotes contemporary and interpretive dance in the country. You can find more information about the group and the event on its official website.

Ricardo started his training in ballet and contemporary dance at the National Institute of Fine Arts (INBA) in Mexico. He continued developing his skills by participating in artist residencies with the Toronto Dance Theatre (Canada), the Dance Teq Program of the National Ballet of Canada, the Royal Swedish Opera Ballet and with William Forsythe at the Frankfurt Ballet (Germany). In Mexico, he has danced with many important companies, such as Compañía de Danza de Tania Pérez-Salas, Ballet de Cámara de Morelos, Laleget Danza, Humanicorp, and Anima Inc, to name a few. In Canada, he was a soloist dancer with the Ontario Ballet Theatre and the Xing Dance Theatre during their Nutcracker tour.
He participated as guest soloist dancer inthe Dance Ontario Weekend Festival with the companies Ballet Espressivo and City Dance Corps.

In Stockholm, Sweden, he has danced leading roles with Les Ballets Persans of Nima Kiann.

Ricardo Domingo is not only acclaimed for his professional career as a dancer, he has also been recognized as one of the best choreographers currently working in Mexico. At a very early age, he became maître du ballet, regisseur, resident choreographer and coordinator of the Chamber Ballet of Morelos (BACEM).


He has created a wide repertoire of different styles: classical, neoclassical and contemporary. Critics and audiences alike have given him standing ovations for his work, in which he merges ballet with contemporary structures. His piece DanzSones was selected by the Mexican Council to promote and represent Mexico at the International Mosaic Festival 2009 in Minneapolis, USA.

Ricardo Domingo graduated from the Bachelor of Artistic Education at the Escuela Superior de Artes in Yucatán (ESAY), in the intensive program for outstanding artists. He has continued his training by participating in different seminars, such as Choreographic Script, Stage Lightning, Cultural Marketing and Cinematographic Script.

Since 2009, he is Founder, Artistic Director and Resident Choreographer at Opus Ballet, a contemporary ballet ensemble based in Mexico City. The company represents and promotes the exceptional standard of Mexican contemporary ballet, with the specific mission to produce original scripts and national cultural heritage.

NATIONAL TOUR SCHEDULE “CÓDICES”

For the first time in history, an independent professional dance company receives a grant from the Mexican Chamber of Deputies to perform in national and international stages. Opus Ballet’s commitment to the Mexican contemporary dance scene will allow the company to perform in 13 different cities around Mexico and the USA.

The 2016 tour is grouped into 6 different routes, as follows:

Los Cabos San Lucas – Baja California Sur
Home Theater Cultural Pavilion of the Republic
Blvd. Paseo de la Marina, Center
Date: September 03th saturday
Time: 19:00 hours
Free acces

Mazatlán – Sinaloa
Teatro Ángela Peralta Theater
Carnaval Street S/N beteen Constitución y Libertad, Historical Center
Date: September 07th Wednesday
Time: 20:00 hours
Free acces

CENART – Cd. de México
Teatro Raúl Flores Canelo
Río Churubusco 79 Av, Col Country Club
Date: Thur 29, Fri 30 Sept.; y sat 01 and sun 02 of Oct.
Time: Thursday and Fridays 20:00 hours, sat 19:00 hours and sunday 18:00 hours.
Free access

Matamoros – Tamaulipas
Teatro de la Reforma
Street 6 S/N, Col. Centro
Date: Thursday Octover 20th
Time: 20:00 hours
Free acces

San Nicolás de la Garza – Nuevo León (área conurbada de Monterrey)
Teatro de la Ciudad de San Nicolás de la Garza
Av. República Mexicana S/N, Jardines de San Nicolás (área conurbada de Monterrey)
Date: saturday October 22th
Time: 19:00 hours
Free acces

Tepic – Nayarit
Teatro del Pueblo Alí Chumacero
Av. Juan Escutia s/n, Centro
Date: Sunday November 06th
Time: 18:00 hours
Free acces

Aguascalientes – Aguascalientes
Teatro Morelos
Calle Nieto 113, Zona Centro
Date: Tuesday November 08th
Time: 20:00 hours
Free acces

Puerto Vallarta – Jalisco
Teatro Vallarta
Uruguay # 184, Col. 5 de Diciembre
Date: Thursday November 10th
Time: 20:00 hours
Free acces

Tijuana – Baja California
Sala de Espectáculos del Centro Cultural Tijuana (CECUT)
Paseo de los Héroes # 9350, Zona Urbana Río
Date: Friday November 18th
Time: 20:00 hours
Free acces

Durango – Durango
Teatro Ricardo Castro
Av. 20 de Noviembre s/n esq. Bruno Martínez, Zona Centro
Date: Friday December 02nd
Time: 20:00 hours
Free acces

Saltillo – Coahuila
Teatro de la Ciudad Fernando Soler
Xicoténcatl esq. Blvd. Francisco Coss s/n, Zona Centro
Date: Sunday December 04th
Time: 18:00 hours
Free acces

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