The FJK DANCE 2019 FUSION OF CULTURE AND DANCE program will feature the New York premiere of Bolero and Carmen, two choreographic works created by Artistic Director Fadi J. Khoury following a special collaboration with Nakanishi Ballet Company of Kyoto, Japan. The commissioned works, created on Nakanishi’s company of 41 dancers, premiered at the Biwako Hall Theater in Kyoto, Japan, on April 14, 2019.
FJK Dance’s company of ten dancers, representing eight different nationalities, will perform:
· Mr. Khoury’s Bolero, created to Maurice Ravel’s iconic score
· An abstract rendition of Carmen, created by Mr. Khoury to the score of Georges Bizet’s Carmen
· A world premiere solo inspired by FJK’s experience in Japan featuring Takao Nakanishi, principal dancer of Nakanishi Ballet, who will be joining the company as Season 2019 guest artist.
· A duet choreographed by Sevin Ceviker titled bEarth.