Reviews for Ballet Austin Performances

Review: Maria & the Mouse Deer by Ballet Austin

Review: Maria & the Mouse Deer by Ballet Austin

by David Glen Robinson
Published on October 17, 2022

The music and tales so generously danced in MARIA AND THE MOUSE DEER by Alexa Capareda served Austin Ballet II's goal of bringing new source material to contemporary ballet. The work sets a high standard for others to come.

  Maria and the Mouse Deer by choreographer Alexa Capareda, a Ballet Austin II production, had its world premiere at Austin Ventures Studio Theater on October 15, 2022. The youth ballet is the first outing in the series Fables of the World. The company plans to create new youth ballets every two years and tour them widely. This piece is another entry into the world of nu ballet, a movement that seeks to change in the …

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