San Diego Ballet Returns For Fall Season With “Ritmos Latinos” Outdoor Performance
San Diego Ballet commences its 2021-2022 fall season with two weekends of shows safely outside in the picturesque Ingram Plaza in ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station.
This year’s annual program is titled “Ritmos Latinos”, a performance merging Latin rhythms and ballet, will feature two of San Diego Ballet’s audience favorites, Que Bonito Amor and Mambomania. Audiences will be able to enjoy this incredible merging of cultures during the performance.
“San Diego Ballet is committed to the presentation of work that speaks to our Southern California audiences. Our annual Ritmos Latinos program is just one of the ways we do this,” said Javier Velasco, Artistic Director of San Diego Ballet. “These offerings feature ballets set to Latin music in a way that celebrates both the music and the dance equally. We are thrilled to bring back this tradition with 2 audience favorites.”
Two of San Diego Ballet’s audience favorites, Que Bonito Amor and Mambomania, will be performed each day:
- Que Bonito Amor: Get swept away in the evocative and romantic Que Bonito Amor set to rapturous score of Mariachi music. This piece is a valentine to the senses of joy and community that come from the sounds of Mariachi music.
- Mambomania: One of Artistic Director Javier Velasco’s sizzling signature works, Mambomania is set to the music of Velasco’s childhood and danced with a great deal of dynamism.
Ritmos Latinos will be held over two weekends, October 30-31 and November 6-7. Tickets are available for purchase online here and include assigned seating near the stage ($30-$40) and open lawn seating ($10); senior, military and student discounts available. For more information on San Diego Ballet, please visit here.
About San Diego Ballet
Founded in 1991, San Diego Ballet is dedicated to bringing the finest quality dance productions to San Diego. Their studios are located at Dorothea Laub Dance Place, 2650 Truxtun Road, in ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station. For more information, please visit here.
About Javier Velasco
Javier Velasco has been hailed by the San Diego Union-Tribune as “San Diego’s answer to Jerome Robbins” and was listed among people to watch in the art and theater scene by San Diego Magazine. He has supplied dances for productions at the La Jolla Playhouse, Old Globe and has a long-standing relationship with the San Diego Repertory Theatre, where he has directed and choreographed productions of Hairspray, A Christmas Carol, Cabaret, Suds, and many others. He currently serves as Artistic Director of the San Diego Ballet having created over 100 original pieces for the company since its inception.
See you there, San Diego!