Please see below for updates in the casting and Program A of the Alina Cojocaru Dream Project 2020. Updates in Program B will be announced shortly.
- Due to injury, Alina Cojocaru has regretfully withdrawn from Ballet Imperial and will be replaced by Yasmine Naghdi (Principal, The Royal Ballet). However, Allina Cojocaru will perform the Act I Pas de deux from Manon with Friedemann Vogel.
- Due to personal reasons, Alina Somova has become unable to take part in the Dream Project.
- Sergei Polunin will perform in Marguerite and Armand in Programs B and C only. (Program C will be presented by the Biwako Hall Center for the Performing Arts.)
- Additionally, Elisa Badenes (Principal Dancer, The Stuttgart Ballet) will participate in Program B, and Madoka Sugai (Principal, Hamburg Ballet) will participate in Programs A, B.
Program A (as of 5 February 2020)
Choreography: George Balanchine, Music: Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Yasmine Naghdi, Friedemann Vogel, The Tokyo Ballet
Choreography: Marius Petipa, Music: Riccardo Drigo
Madoka Sugai, Osiel Gouneo
Edith - World Premiere
Choreography: Nancy Osbaldeston, Music: Edith Piaf
Choreography: Eric Gauthier, Music: Philip Kannicht
Act 1 Pas de deux from Manon
Choreography: Kenneth MacMillan, Music: Jules Massenet
Alina Cojocaru, Friedemann Vogel
Don Quixote Divertissement
Choreography: Marius Petipa, Music: Ludwig Minkus
Nancy Osbaldeston, Kimin Kim, Osiel Gouneo, Madoka Sugai, Johan Kobborg, Takahiro Tamagawa, The Tokyo Ballet
*Casting and program as of 5 February 2020 are subject to change. Changes in the cast or the program do not entitle holders to return or exchange tickets.