Robin Gilbert and Carlos Fittante in "Tigerlily and the Dragonfly". Photo: Julie Lemberger

Golden Night, BALAM's New Year's Eve Program

BALAM will perform Golden Night on New Year's Eve in Morristown, NJ 
Presbytarian Parish House Upstairs, 65 South St, Morristown, NJ 07960.  
7:15-8 & 8:15-9 p.m., Festival Pass: $25.  For tickets, go to /

 BALAM's Artists: Nani Devi, Toshinori Hamada, Carlos Fittante. 

Guest Artists: composer, Elias Guzman of New York Music and Arts Center, his student Alexandre Moreira Dumaine, Caitlin Klinger from the Dance Ensemble of the Boston Early Music Dance Festival, and Barbara Romero from Danzas Españolas.

Percussion Welcome Dance (world premiere)
Choreography & Dancer: Carlos Fittante
Music: Drum orchestration composed and played by Elias Guzman, assisted by Alexandre Moreira Dumaine
Mask: Vaslav Jirovec
Costume: Edward Sylvia, Casandra Saulter

Margapati, a Balinese dance solo inspired by magnificence of a lion
Choreography & Dancer: Nani Devi after the traditional
Music: Traditional Balinese Gamelan in the Gong Kebyar style
Costume: Traditional
Folia: Fantasia Baroco Español   
Choreography: Carlos Fittante in the Baroque style
Music: La Folia by Arcangelo Corelli performed by Leah Gale Nelson
Dancers: Caitlin Klinger, Carlos Fittante
Masks: Jane Stein
Costumes: Carlos Fittante, Robin Gilbert, Katherine Klinger

El Vito (Spanish Escuela Bolera dance style)
Choreography: Jerane Michelle after the traditional
Dancer: Barbara Romero
Music: traditional performed by Francisco de Goya group

Panaderos Flamenca (Andalusian folk dance style)
Choreography: Mariano Parra after the traditional
Dancers: Barbara Romero, Carlos Fittante
Music: traditional performed by Francisco de Goya group

Rey de Oriente
Music composed by Elias Guzman, performed by Elias Guzman and Alexandre Moreira Dumaine

Sunda Upasunda (a dance fusion inspired from a myth from the Hindu epic, Mahabharata)
Choreography: Toshinori Hamada
Music: I. Ketut Carter from the Semara Ratih Gamelan of Ubud, Bali
Dancers: Nani Devi, Toshinori Hamada, Carlos Fittante
Masks: Jane Stein
Costumes: Steven Campos
Photo: Julie Lemberger

BALAM Dance Theatre - Contemporary dance inspired by Balinese theatre 
and world dance styles