Artistic Director and
Principal Choreographer Nima Kiann will present Les Ballets Persans in its
The US Debut Tour of Les Ballets Persans will include selected works of the dance company's popular repertoire including "Leila", "Simay-Jan", the ritual Sufi dance of "Samã", "Femme" and excerpts of the company's new full-length ballet, the spiritual piece "Hallaj". The highlight of this engagement will be the world premiere of the ballet of "Kaveh The Blacksmith" (excerpts) based on the Persian national epic; Shahnameh of Ferdowsi exclusively choreographed for Les Ballets Persans' US Tour engagement.
Les Ballets Persans, the
successor company of the former Iranian National Ballet was founded by Nima
For further information, visit the website of Les Ballets Persans: www.balletspersans.org
Tickets now on sale at the Aratani / Japan America Theatre Box Office: (213) 680-3700.
Press Release in Persian:
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