Rasta Thomas Rock The Ballet Tickets

Rock the Ballet is the latest show by San Francisco-based choreographer, gymnast, martial artist and dancer, Rasta Thomas, who is considered to be among the best dancers from his generation. Rasta Thomas Rock the Ballet stars the famous Bad Boys of Dance, presenting a mix of exciting musical theatre, gymnastics, contemporary, tap, ballet, hip hop and a lot more fused with classic Ballet techniques. The entire show features an incredible soundtrack, featuring the tunes of some of the biggest rock stars like Prince, Coldplay, Michael Jackson, Lenny Kravitz, U2, and Queen, against a fascinating backdrop of dynamically projected video scenery. Previously, it featured the alumni of popular TV show So You Think You Can Dance including Danny Tidwell, Craig DeRosa and Nick Lazzarini. The performance has experienced sold out seasons in Frankfurt, Vienna, Hamburg and Berlin.  

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About Rasta Thomas Rock The Ballet

Its creative team includes the multiple times award-winning Principal dancer and Director, Rasta Thomas; the dancer from New York Fringe Festival, Michael Keefe; Broadway’s Music Man performer, Robbie Nicholson; and award-winning director and choreographer, Adrienne Canterna-Thomas, among others. Talented and innovative, with a spark for experimenting into new realms of dance, the artists stretch across the broad spectrum of dance styles and techniques, in this exciting, fun, powerful, raunchy and magnificently entertaining performance.  Rasta Thomas Rock the Ballet tickets are considered to be quite the treat among performing art fans, particularly those who look for an eccentric mix of ballet’s elegance with the raw energy of rock and hip hop.
Rasta Thomas who is the single-handed dance vision led to the creation of the upcoming Rasta Thomas Rock the Ballet show, began training in dance since the age of twelve in Washington at the renowned Kirov Academy of Ballet. After years of continuing interest in the field, he won the USA International Ballet Competition in 1998, bringing home a gold medal, cash prize and scholarship in senior men’s division. Only months later, he along with three other dancers, originated a piece for Vail International Dance Festival in its tenth season. He then moved to LA to start his commercial career, dancing at a GAP commercial and performing a solo in the 1999 Academy Awards choreographed by Debbie-Allen. Today, he is kwno to have made guest appearances in many companies like Universal Ballet of Korea, Inoue Ballet of Japan, Victor Ullate Ballet of Spain, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Beijing Central Ballet, The Joffrey Ballet, Kirov Ballet and Imperial Russian Ballet. In addition, he has been a dancer in the Metropolitan House Opera’s ABT, performing as a guest in the production of Othello by Lar Lubovitch.
The dance company Bad Boys of Dance, featured in Rasta Thomas Rock the Ballet, is based in Takoma where it is one of the dance companies residing in the famous Echo Park Centre of Contemporary Ballet, managed by Kenneth Rascher and Cedric Tillman. Thomas selects the many dancers from ballet backgrounds, competitions and Broadway. Rock the Ballet! is in fact one of their shows that presents a  fusion of various genres with gymnastics as well as ballet. It was debuted in July 2007 at the well known Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, following which the troup got to dance all over Europe and North America, as well as Finland. In addition, the group opened the fourteen days long USAIBC in June 2010.
Rasta Thomas Rock the Ballet has received significant praise alongside enthusiastic popular response. The New York Times described the dance sequence as being very similar to the energy of a water-bomb gang, while also noting that Thomas’s performance contained theatrical intelligence. The publication described the Bad Boys of Dance as something of a group of friends, all of whom are gifted dancers with very individualistic presences, and enjoying each other’s company. Simply put often, Thomas and his dancing Bad Boys have been called ‘powerhouse movers’. This is a dance performance you do not want to miss, so just hurry and grab some cheap Rasta Thomas Rock the Ballet tickets before they are all hogged by dance fans.