Episode 92: Ricardo Bustamante

Ballet Master Ricardo Bustamante describes his role in working with a choreographer or stager in teaching a ballet to the Company and rehearsing it later on his own. He talks specifically about his work with Ashley Page in creating the Program 6 world premiere, Guide to Strange Places, focusing on the challenges of learning unconventional movement and working with a complex, difficult musical score. Later in the interview he outlines his responsibilities as assistant to Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson, discusses his history as director of two companies in South America, and talks about his favorite role as a character dancer.

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