Renowned Turkish choreographer and artistic director of the show "Fire of Anatolia" Mustafa Erdogan arrives in the United States to showcase the updated spectacle at the end of October and the beginning of November. The show which has graced stages across four continents now features a new version that will be unveiled for the first time in the USA.
Mustafa Erdogan will personally lead the troupe: "The audience in the USA is both exceptionally discerning and emotionally responsive" commented Erdogan. The first version of the show premiered in 2001. Millions of viewers worldwide have applauded "Fire of Anatolia." The show has been declared the "fastest dance show in the world" and is recorded in the Guinness World Records.
"The work took more than 5 years to complete. It was not easy to build a narrative with numerous historical references. Simultaneously we had to craft a contemporary spectacle that would appeal to multiple generations of viewers" the choreographer explained.
The performance now involves 250 dancers and actors from 7 countries. "Fire of Anatolia" promotes Turkish dance and musical culture. To achieve its impact on the audience 8000 hours of rehearsal 500 dance shoes 12 meters of fabric for costumes and a total of 2000 designer costumes weighing a combined 2 and a half tons were necessary. The electricity consumed for a single performance amounts to 150000 watts.
In the end of October and beginning of November 2023 this amazing show will grace Miami Washington New Jersey Houston Chicago and Los Angeles to share with us the dance magic. But this tour is more than just a performance; it is an opportunity to commemorate and celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of our Republic of Turkey. Тhis magnificent endeavor is being supported by the Turkish Consulate in USA and is a part of the official celebrations honoring the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Turkey.
With every ticket sold for this spectacle 10% will be donated to support affected by the earthquakes in Turkey.
Together through the magic of dance we can make a difference and showcase the power of our unified strength and compassion.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
National Theatre DC , 1321 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004, United States