On March 4, Gala de Danza will celebrate its five-year anniversary with one of the most spectacular and eye-catching performances. Taking place at the architecturally stunning Mar Adentro hotel in San Jose del Cabo, the program will take place on a custom-built stage specifically for the event. The stage will seamlessly join together the horizon with the mirror pools of the resort and will be viewable from hotel suites and VIP water lounges, making for a truly unique experience.
Designed by famed Mexican architect, Miguel Angel Aragonés, Mar Adentro is an aesthetically pleasing space unlike any other hotel. With clean lines, minimalist decor and bright white colors, it beautifully contrasts with the desert surroundings and blue waters. With the lack of “busyness,” the hotel stands as the perfect location for such a beautiful performance.
The gala, founded by Christina Lyon, showcases some of the best artistry from world-renowned dancers, musicians and choreographers from across 20 different countries. In addition to bringing together such great talent, the gala also provides full dance scholarships to children. Past collaborations have included Derek Hough (Emmy Award Winning choreographer, Dancing With the Stars), Sammy Hagar (Grammy Award Winner & Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Legend), Josie Walsh (Artistic Director of BalletRED and Joffrey Ballet School Los Angeles & San Francisco), Misty Copeland (principal with American Ballet Theatre), Ekaterina Kondaurova (principal with Mariinsky Ballet), Daniel Ulbricht (principal with New York City Ballet), Yulia Zagoruychenko & Ricardo Cocchi (Six-Time World Latin Ballroom Champions) and Youth America Grand Prix finalists, among many more.
This year’s highlights include:
- Placido Domingo’s protégé and gifted tenor David Lomelí
- Four of the most talented youth and finalists from Youth America Grand Prix in a piece choreographed by Katarzyna Kozielska
- Famed concert pianist Jorge Viladoms
- Mariinsky Ballet’s principal dancer Ekaterina Kondaurova dancing with famous street dancer Lil Buck
- Ballet West’s principal dancer Beckanne Sisk and Joffrey Ballet’s principal dancer Farice Calmels
- Former Danza Téllez student Mariana Carrillo
- More surprise guests and dancers
Tickets include a variety of options including VIP seating. Exclusive villas, packages and suites are also available at Mar Adentro and One&Only Palmilla.
For more information, visit: galadedanza.com
For tickets, visit: maradentrocabos.com/galadedanza
To learn more about Christina Lyon, visit: inmexico.com/people/influencer-christina-lyon