Budapest Dance Festival 2018
Posted by Budnews · Jan 8, 2018

Classic and contemporary performances in all quantities.

The biggest festival of Hungarian dance world, Budapest Dance Festival will be organized again this year. Between 20 February and 1 March, the most prominent Hungarian and foreign companies will come on stage at the Palace of Arts and at Pesti Vigadó. This year’s biggest star is the Alonzo King LINES Ballet, which is an American contemporary ballet company based in the San Francisco Bay Area. The troupe was founded in 1982 by choreographer Alonzo King. They have several international tours that include featured performances at venues such as Venice Biennale, Théâtre National de Chaillot in Paris, and The Kwai Tsing Theatre in Hong Kong.

Program of this year’s event:

20 February: The Scarlet Letter (Ballet Győr)

21 February: Casablanca (Ballet Miskolc)

23 February: The wooden prince (Ballet Pécs)

25 February: Total Dance (Hungarian National Ballet)

27 February: Biophony | SAND (Alonzo King LINES Ballet (US))

28 February: Biophony | SAND (Alonzo King LINES Ballet (US))

1 March: Bernarda Alba’s house | Exit | Tabula Rasa (Contemporary Ballet Szeged)

1 March @ Pesti Vígadó: Lajtha (Joint production of the Badora Ensemble, the Academy of Music and the National Dance Theater)

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