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Houston Ballet's Head Master Lazaro Carreno Master ClassSat. Sept.29/07 at Cookie Joe's Dancing School, Sugarland, Texas.


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#1 cubanmiamiboy

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Posted 06 September 2007 - 08:25 PM

Houston Ballet’s Head Master
Lazario Carreno’s Master Class

Dancin’ School would like to welcome Houston Ballet’s Head Master Lazario Carreno. A native of Cuba, Lazaro Carreño joined Houston Ballet's artistic staff in November 2003. Mr. Carreño began his professional ballet career in 1969 when he joined Ballet de Camagüey, and he began dancing principal roles with the Ballet Nacional de Cuba the following year. He has been a guest artist with a variety of renowned companies, including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Ballet Nacional de Caracas. After winning numerous international awards in the 1970s and 1980s, Mr. Carreño was awarded the Cuban National Arts Medal, the highest artistic honor in Cuba. He began teaching at Ballet Nacional de Cuba in 1972 and was granted the title of ballet master in 1976. He is a respected guest teacher worldwide and has previously taught at Toronto's National Ballet School of Canada, Britain's Royal Ballet, Paris Opera Ballet, and American Ballet Theatre. Mr. Carreño was appointed Principal Teacher and Coach at Houston Ballet's Ben Stevenson Academy.

Saturday, September 29
1:00 - 2:30pm: Intermediate Class
2:30 - 4:00pm: Advanced Class

Cookie Joe's Dancing School
1415 Hwy. 6 A100
Sugar Land, Texas 77478
(281) 265-1042
www.cookiejoedance.com

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Posted 07 September 2007 - 12:03 PM

Thank you for that information! Definitely worth the trip!

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Posted 07 September 2007 - 01:12 PM

. Absolutely. I would also like to note that he comes from that 70's 80's generation of cuban dancers (Esquivel, Salgado, Candia) that were highly influenced by the Bolshoi style . Oh, and i almost forgot t to add that he is uncle of ABT's principal Jose Manuel Carreno. :)


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