A New Revoluciόn
By Linda Lim
Direct from Cuba, Ballet Revoluciόn, returns to Auckland this month with a brand new production. This article provides a brief insight to the creative minds behind the show.
Aaron Cash and Roclan Gonzalez Chavez come from contrasting backgrounds, but they have proven to be a winning combination in producing an explosive, intensive show with a distinctly Cuban flavour.
Born in Australia, Aaron Cash is a talented performer and one of the original Tap Dogs. He has impressive touring performance credentials and made his mark in the film industry. He has worked with some of the worlds most renowned dancers, including Twyla Tharp and Mikhail Baryshnikov and Cher. Aaron joined the company when Jon Lee (co-producer for the show) approached him to go to Cuba and audition Cuban ballet and contemporary dancers, but then Jon and Mark Brady (Producer and Artistic Director) offered Aaron a job on the creative team. ‘The greatest part of the whole experience has been working with Cuban dancers. They are very, dear and very special to me,’ says Aaron.
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