Compañía Nacional de Danza, Carmen
Hailing from Madrid, Compañía Nacional de Danza is led by Artistic Director José Carlos Martínez and it embraces both new and international creations, drawing in new audiences and boosting the company’s national and international projection. Compañía Nacional de Danza in collaboration with award-winning choreographer, Johan Inger, bring the mesmerizing masterpiece, Carmen, to Houston. The story witnessed through the eyes of a young watcher reveals the tale stripped to its mythic and universal elements of passion and violence. He opted to have a minimalistic version Carmen that centers on a plain and open stage, with clear-cut, solid and honest visuals and forms. Inger’s fresh take on Carmen allows the audience to interpret the story using their own imagination.