Ventana Ballet and Austin Camerata present Beautiful World
Ventana Ballet and Austin Camerata present their world premiere event, Beautiful World, a celebration of music, dance, visual art, and refreshments. The two groups will premiere an original work entitled A Million Alien Gospels, composed by Michael Alec Rose and choreographed by AJ Garcia-Rameau and Dorothy O’Shea Overbey.ustin Camerata onstage together in the Draylen Mason Music Studio.
Two years in the making, the ballet features the original score by Rose, filled with music for string quintet. The ballet is the story of Alice, a girl who is given the gift of a Flower by the Four Elements - Earth, Fire, Water, and Air. Loosely inspired from a poem by Alice Meynell, the ballet presents a vision of spiritual pluralism, demonstrating how a breakthrough in people's mindsets might happen so simply, just by allowing ourselves to recognize the gifts and blessings always in our midst.