World of Dances #10

Cuban National Ballet by Kike Calvo

This post is the latest in the World of Dances series, which profiles ballet and dance photography in iconic, architectonically unique, culturally emblematic, rapidly vanishing landmarks or simply unexpected locations, that Kike captures about during his travels.

Founded by the Cuban prima ballerina assoluta, Alicia Alonso in 1948, The Cuban National Ballet (Ballet Nacional de Cuba) is one of the world’s leading ballet companies. Photo © KIKE CALVO

Ballet: Cuban National Ballet (Ballet Nacional de Cuba)
Location: Gran Teatro de la Habana (Cuba)
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Selected reading:
Art and Dance in the Drone Age
Abigail Sartin : Dancing Through Adversity

Books on Dance and Ballet:
Dancers: Behind the Scenes with The Royal Ballet
Darcey Bussell
Dancers Among Us: A Celebration of Joy in the Everyday
Anna Pavlova: Twentieth Century Ballerina
(Anna) Pavlova: Portrait of a Dancer
Dance of the Swan: A Story about Anna Pavlova (Creative Minds Biography)
The Dancer’s Way: The New York City Ballet Guide to Mind, Body, and Nutrition
Dance Anatomy (Sports Anatomy)
The Dance Bible: The Complete Resource for Aspiring Dancers
American Dance: The Complete Illustrated History
Dance (Dk)
The Ballet Book

Selected Reading for Children:
Marie, Dancing
Degas and the Little Dancer (Anholt’s Artists Books For Children)
Marie in Fourth Position: The Story of Degas’ “The Little Dancer” (Picture Books)
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