Arts Ballet Theatre: Le Papillon, the Butterfly

Mar 2, 2019 & Mar 3, 2019 - click here for time schedule - English

Arts Ballet Theatre presents the world premiere of the Offenbach’s ballet "Le Papillon" with original choreography by Vladimir Issaev, original sets, and original costumes. "Le Papillon" is a two act, fairy themed ballet first presented by the Paris Opera Ballet on November 26. The story involves a mean old fairy Hamza, a kidnapped princess Farfalla, and a prince Djalma. The fairy turns Farfalla into a butterfly, and much confusion ensues. Djalma kisses Hamza, returning her to a beautiful young woman, but eventually love prevails, the spell on Farfalla is broken, and Djalma and Farfalla marry.

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Strong dancing by the professional corps, original sets and costumes, and choreography by the renowned Issaev will enchant new and returning audiences for this world premiere.

Arts Ballet Theatre maintains a very strict late seating policy. LATECOMERS WILL NOT BE SEATED UNTIL INTERMISSION. Not recommended for children under 4 years of age.


Aventura Arts & Cultural Center
3385 NE 188 Street, Aventura, FL 33180 (Map)

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