Malandain Ballet Biarritz - Michigan Opera Theatre

French contemporary dance company Malandain Ballet Biarritz makes its Detroit Opera House debut February 15. Known for their celebration of sensuality and humanity, the repertory program is a perfect date for Valentine’s weekend, performing emotive works from classic composers including Vivaldi, Chopin and Ravel.

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Malandain Ballet Biarritz
Founded 1998 in Biarritz
Thierry Malandain, Director

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Additional Resources

"Bravo" program book (pdf)

Sponsors

2019-20 Dance Season
made possible through the generosity of

Joanne and Richard Brodie
and the
Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation,
with additional support from
the Marvin, Betty & Joanne Danto Family Foundation
and Kevin Dennis & Jeremy Zeltzer

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Fast Facts

Malandain Ballet Biarritz
Founded 1998 in Biarritz
Thierry Malandain, Director

Sponsors

2019-20 Dance Season
made possible through the generosity of

Joanne and Richard Brodie
and the
Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation,
with additional support from
the Marvin, Betty & Joanne Danto Family Foundation
and Kevin Dennis & Jeremy Zeltzer

Additional Resources

"Bravo" program book (pdf)