By Angel Torres

Images Javier Gutierrez

Its choreography, the protagonist’s energy and, specially, the unforgettable music are the elements that make it unique.

As I write, in my head I hum the cheerful melody of George Bizet’s “Carmen” Suite. This classic does not stop captivating those who have had the opportunity to enjoy it.

Martha Vera, the Honorary Consul of Spain in El Paso, Texas and Border Heritage Magazine, through the Ballet Company of the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez led by the instructor Maru Becerra, made this extraordinary presentation possible.

The El Chamizal Memorial Park theatre welcomed and audience that did not stop admiring and applauding this classic, whose story takes place in a 1920 Seville, where a young gipsy uses her charms to captivate three men and creates a conflict with an unexpected outcome.

As an acknowledgement of their effort and talent, the Consul offered a reception in her residence to the play’s protagonists as well as to the sponsors, to whom she expressed her admiration and recognition for committing themselves with the task of promoting of the arts.