Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami | Saturday, May 25, 2013

  • From left, dancers Adriana Mendez, Edward Gonzalez Morgado and Arianne Martin perform in " Bayadere Suite." The six Cuban dancers who defected from the National Ballet of Cuba in April made their U.S. debut as independent artists at the Fillmore Miami Beach on Saturday, May 25, 2013. Pedro Portal / El Nuevo Herald

  • Dancer Arianne Martin performs at The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater on Saturday, May 25, 2013. The six Cuban dancers who defected from the National Ballet of Cuba in April made their U.S. debut at the Fillmore in a showcase produced by the Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami. Pedro Portal / El Nuevo Herald

  • Dancers Edward Gonzalez Morgado and Arianne Martin perform in " Bayadere Suite." The six Cuban dancers who defected from the National Ballet of Cuba in April made their U.S. debut as independent artists at the Fillmore Miami Beach on Saturday, May 25, 2013. Pedro Portal / El Nuevo Herald

  • Dancers Annie Ruiz Diaz and Jose Justis Brito perform in "Harlequinade." The six Cuban dancers who defected from the National Ballet of Cuba in April made their U.S. debut as independent artists at the Fillmore Miami Beach on Saturday, May 25, 2013. Pedro Portal / El Nuevo Herald

  • Dancers Analay Saiz and Randy Crespo perform in " Le Spectre de la Rose." The six Cuban dancers who defected from the National Ballet of Cuba in April made their U.S. debut as independent artists at the Fillmore Miami Beach on Saturday, May 25, 2013. Pedro Portal / El Nuevo Herald

  • Dancers Analay Saiz and Randy Crespo perform at The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater on Saturday, May 25, 2013. The six Cuban dancers who defected from the National Ballet of Cuba in April made their U.S. debut as independent artists at the Fillmore. Pedro Portal / El Nuevo Herald

  • Prima Ballerina Alihayde Carreño and Raydel Caceres perform at The Fillmore Miami Beach on Saturday, May 25, 2013. The six Cuban dancers who defected from the National Ballet of Cuba in April made their U.S. debut as independent artists at the Fillmore. Pedro Portal / El Nuevo Herald

  • Prima Ballerina Alihayde Carreño and Raydel Caceres perform at The Fillmore Miami Beach on Saturday, May 25, 2013. The six Cuban dancers who defected from the National Ballet of Cuba in April made their U.S. debut as independent artists at the Fillmore. Pedro Portal / El Nuevo Herald

  • Dancer Raydel Caceres artfully leaps on Saturday, May 25, 2013, at the Fillmore Miami Beach. The six Cuban dancers who defected from the National Ballet of Cuba in April made their U.S. debut as independent artists at the Fillmore. Pedro Portal / El Nuevo Herald

  • Prima Ballerina Alihayde Carreño performs at The Fillmore Miami Beach on Saturday, May 25, 2013. The six Cuban dancers who defected from the National Ballet of Cuba in April made their U.S. debut as independent artists at the Fillmore. Pedro Portal / El Nuevo Herald

  • Dancers perform in "La Vivandiere" at The Fillmore Miami Beach on Saturday, May 25, 2013. The six Cuban dancers who defected from the National Ballet of Cuba in April made their U.S. debut as independent artists at the Fillmore. Pedro Portal / El Nuevo Herald

  • Dancers perform in "La Vivandiere" at The Fillmore Miami Beach on Saturday, May 25, 2013. The six Cuban dancers who defected from the National Ballet of Cuba in April made their U.S. debut as independent artists at the Fillmore. Pedro Portal / El Nuevo Herald

  • Dancers Annie Ruiz Diaz and Victor Santana perform in "Diana and Actaeon" at The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater on Saturday, May 25, 2013. The six Cuban dancers who defected from the National Ballet of Cuba in April made their U.S. debut as independent artists at the Fillmore. Pedro Portal / El Nuevo Herald

  • Prima Ballerina Alihayde Carreño performs in "Dying Swan" at The Fillmore Miami Beach on Saturday, May 25, 2013. The six Cuban dancers who defected from the National Ballet of Cuba in April made their U.S. debut as independent artists at the Fillmore. Pedro Portal / El Nuevo Herald

  • Prima Ballerina Alihayde Carreño performs in "Dying Swan" at The Fillmore Miami Beach on Saturday, May 25, 2013. The six Cuban dancers who defected from the National Ballet of Cuba in April made their U.S. debut as independent artists at the Fillmore. Pedro Portal / El Nuevo Herald

  • Dancers Arianne Martin and Randy Crespo perform in "Le Corsaire" at The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater on Saturday, May 25, 2013. The six Cuban dancers who defected from the National Ballet of Cuba in April made their U.S. debut as independent artists at the Fillmore. Pedro Portal / El Nuevo Herald

  • Royal Ballet principal dancer Roberta Marquez and English National Ballet principal dancer Arionel Vargas perform in "Sleeping Beauty" at The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater on Saturday, May 25, 2013. Pedro Portal / El Nuevo Herald

  • English National Ballet principal dancer Arionel Vargas perform in " Sleeping Beauty" during the Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami at The Fillmore Miami Beach on Saturday, May 25, 2013. Pedro Portal / El Nuevo Herald

  • Royal Ballet principal dancer Roberta Marquez performs in "Sleeping Beauty" during the Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami at The Fillmore Miami Beach on Saturday, May 25, 2013. Pedro Portal / El Nuevo Herald

  • Dancers take a bow at the closing of the Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami at The Fillmore Miami Beach on Saturday, May 25, 2013. The six Cuban dancers who defected from the National Ballet of Cuba in April made their U.S. debut as independent artists at the Fillmore. Pedro Portal / El Nuevo Herald