Batucada Fantástica (1982)
Upcoming Watch Party!
Wednesday, August 19 at 7:00pm ET
Watch Batacuda Fantástica LIVE on Wednesday, August 19 during our Watch Party! The full work will be streamed at 7:00pm ET on Facebook, YouTube, and our website followed by Choreographers & Cocktails, a live discussion about the work hosted by Eduardo Vilaro (Artistic Director & CEO) and special guests. Learn more about the work below.
Choreography by Vicente Nebrada
Music by Luciano Perrone
Costume Design by Diana Ruettiger
Lighting Design by Roger Morgan
Batucada Fantástica evokes the essence of Brazilian Carnival through eight electric solos, culminating in a riotous ensemble finale.
Ballet Hispánico's original production of Batucada Fantástica was made possible, in part, with public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Company Premiere: 1982 at The Joyce Theater
Photos by Rosalie O'Connor