‘Like Water for Chocolate’ ballet is latest ABT offering at Segerstrom Center – Orange County Register


With spring the season for change and renewal, it’s fitting the American Ballet Theatre arrives at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts this week in fresh fashion, with a new artistic director behind the scenes and on stage with the North American premiere of the story ballet, “Like Water for Chocolate.”

ABT is newly headed by Susan Jaffe, a longtime principal dancer for the New York-based company and a veteran of many performances in Costa Mesa – back to the creation of the center in the late 1980s.

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