31/08/2013 Source: Office of Media and Communication
• Elisa Carrillo was born in Texcoco and is currently the lead dancer of the Ballet of the Berlin Opera.
• The music was written especially for this production and performed eight musicians of the Youth Orchestra of the State of Mexico
Texcoco, Mexico, August 31, 2013 -. Ocho dancers, eight musicians, eight colors, eight times. The symbolic number that is repeated endlessly is the hallmark of Infinite Frida, a choreographic work performed by the prima ballerina of the Ballet of the Opera of Berlin, Berlin Staatsballett, Elisa Carrillo Cabrera.
Texcocan of origin and universal artist, appeared before an audience eager to music, dance, color and movement. An audience that packed to maximum capacity the Theatre-Concert Hall named Elisa and essence in Mexiquense Bicentennial Cultural Center, located in Texcoco, worthy stage for the world premiere of this work in two acts, inspired by the life and work of the painter Frida Kahlo.
Amen to his countrymen, came to the quality and splendor of the Prima Ballerina people in many latitudes, even in other states, to appreciate his mastery of an almost ethereal than dancístico show, promoted by the Government of the State of Mexico.
On stage eight curtains, four on each side emulated prepared canvases for use with paint and brush, curtains that served as scenery while a faint music, written especially for this show, it was played by eight musicians of the Youth Orchestra State of Mexico, directed by Rodrigo Macias also Texcocan.
There, a little girl bike, call Lisa and embodied by the scholarship winner Elisa Carrillo 2013, in the Business category, Janine Mariana Morfin, was soon surrounded by figures with movements in endless circles invited her to a dream trip provided, the move to the depths of your mind, your body moving, your soul rest in solemn art of dance.
In dramatic act, the audience gasped when the girl fell asleep in front of the stage, while in the background a new character appeared on the scene: Lisa, women, adult Lisa creates her own life through their decisions; Lisa played by Elisa Carrillo, who was greeted on stage with spontaneous applause that ignited even more excitement.
From this point, the girl dreams transformed the stage into a huge canvas which chronicled the painful and happy moments that lived Frida Kahlo, accompanied by projections on the curtains, images of his most representative paintings.
So the doctor took the stage that helped the painter to recover from the terrible accident in his youth, to give way to the great love of Mexican painter Diego Rivera. However, Death was a recurring character who danced intermittently, always very close to Lisa, trying to seduce her with fine movements.
For the second act, Lisa, the girl has grown and fully surrenders to the world of art. Eight characters incarnated important figures in the life of the Mexican artist Diego Rivera, Leon Trotsky, Natalia, Alejandro, and Cristina, among others, again Death, who continued his hypnotic dance.
The stage was transformed into a huge painting workshop raised those dances Frida Kahlo in the Casa Azul; and paintings, loves, fears and joys. The floor art studio filled with colorful each brushstrokes that created that particular world, the reality that the artist forged throughout its history to establish himself as a legend with the harmonic evoked Elisa strokes his movements always perfect .
The audience was expectant to visual and performing quality games of eight dancers, who belong to the Berlin Opera and the Mariinsky Ballet, accompanied in the same space for the musicians of the symphony orchestra and the maestro Rodrigo Macias.
So, painting, dance, passion, death, pain and joy, were conjugated with subtle slides dancers, who seduced the viewers, who gave a long standing ovation at the curtain falls, in recognition international quality to the show that was presented at the Eastern State of Mexico.
After the staging, Elisa Carrillo Cabrera, visibly moved, thanked the governor Eruviel Ávila Villegas for their support to realize one of his dreams: to interpret your ultimate source of inspiration, the painter Frida Kahlo, through their art and passion, dance, and deliver it to the State of Mexico.
For his part, the director general of Mexican Institute of Culture, Carolina Moreno Alanis, recognized Elisa Carrillo night full of magic that took place in the Bicentennial Cultural Center Mexiquense and assured that actions like this, BMI pays the social tissue to regenerate, so that, through culture is better prepared mexiquenses, entering into a brighter future and where crime and violence have no place.
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