NEWSLETTER




    


"Tutto Eccetto Il Lavandino," Smuin Ballet, Keith Sutter, photographer


HIGHLIGHTS OF MY 2015-2016 SEASON INCLUDE TWO WORLD PREMIERES, THE RETURN OF “LADY OF THE CAMELLIAS” TO CINCINNATI BALLET AND ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET REVIVING MY FULL EVENINGS LENGTH ”VAL CANIPAROLI’S, A CINDERELLA STORY”


  I’m very excited to announce my 2015-2016 Season.  World Premieres are slated for Richmond Ballet, which just returned fro China and a highly successful tour that included my work, “
Swipe,” and also a World Premiere for Texas Ballet Theater, marking my first original commission for this wonderful company.  Stay tuned for more information regarding these two exciting projects

   I am also thrilled to announce that both my creations of “The Nutcracker” will return to Grand Rapids Ballet and Louisville Ballet in 2015.  My Grand Rapids version features the creative vision of Chris Van Allsburg,  renowned author of 
The Polar ExpressZathuraJumanji and other classics; and Eugene Lee, the Tony Award winning set designer of Bernstein’s Candide, Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd, and Wicked. Lee is also the Emmy Award winning production designer for NBC’s Saturday Night Live and recently designed the new set for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.  My Louisville Ballet version features costumes and sets by world-renowned designer Peter Cazalet.


American Conservatory Theatre (A.C.T.) from San Francisco, which has just concluded the highly successful “A Little Night Music,” will be bringing back “A Christmas Carol,” both of which I choreographed.  Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet will be bringing back “Val Caniparoli’s, a Cinderella Story.” This full evenings length ballet was first commissioned by RWB in 2004 and has a score by Richard Rodgers, as arranged by Ron Paley.


My 20th Anniversary celebrations for “Lambarena” and “Lady of the Camellias” wind down this year.  San Francisco Ballet will be performing “Lambarena” in July at Stern Grove and Cincinnati Ballet will be brining back my full evenings length “Lady of the Camellias” in October 2015.  Diablo Ballet will be performing “Hamlet & Ophelia, pas de deux” as well as “Tears From Above.” Smuin Ballet will revive “Tutto Eccetto Il Lavandino (everything but the kitchen sink).”


For more information about the above productions, as well as many others, please visit the Calendar section on my website, 
valcaniparoli.com


"Tutto Eccetto Il Lavandino," Smuin Ballet, Keith Sutter

Photography: Jane Rehm, Joshua Reynolds



Lambarena, San Francisco Ballet--Lorena Feijoo, Pierre-Francois Vilanoba.

Photography: Erik Tomasson


In an interview with the San Francisco Chronicle a few months ago, I was asked about how I got started on a career in dance, and then in choreography. This article, "Val Caniparoli - S.F. Ballet's 'Tears' one of many creations" gives a good recap of my trajectory, for those of you who are interested.

http://www.sfgate.com/performance/article/Val-Caniparoli-S-F-Ballet-s-Tears-one-of-5242855.php 

 

WISHING YOU A WONDERFUL SUMMER!