This Saturday, Ballet San Antonio presents Carmen, a world premiere by Artistic Director, Willy Shives. Based on the famous opera by Georges Bizet – which was inspired by the novel by Prosper Merimee – Carmen is a tragic love story audiences won’t soon forget. See it for yourself on February 16th beginning at 7:30 p.m.!
When the death card reveals to Carmen, the fabled temptress of Seville, that she will die at the hands of one of her lovers, she scoffs and goes about her wiles. The main character’s attraction to an intense young soldier named Jose is short-lived when she meets a new lover, the exceptionally handsome bullfighter, Escamillo. Carmen is a sizzling tale of seduction, jealousy, betrayal and rage... all in the name of love.
Ballet San Antonio is the resident professional ballet company of the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts in San Antonio, Texas. Founded in 1985 by Mayra Worthen and Melissa Hale Coyle under the name Texas Ballet Concerto, it began as a regional dance company. In 1991, the company took its current name, Ballet San Antonio, to reinforce its unwavering commitment to its home city.
Experience the classic story of obsession, passion and jealousy when you see Carmen! Tickets to see Carmen live on stage begin at $25 and may be purchased online. For more information, visit www.tobincenter.org.
Community interaction is an important part of life, which is why Oxford at Medical Center Apartments in San Antonio, Texas is urging you to join in the all of the excitement at this event! Don’t be shy—plenty of fun awaits in the greater neighborhood beyond our beautiful apartment community.
Saturday, February 16, 2019—7:30 PM
Event Venue Location:
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
100 Auditorium Circle
San Antonio, Texas 78205