Alonzo King LINES Ballet’s “Meyer”

Designer Colleen Quen  & co-artistic director Robert Rossenwasser collaborated in the creation of the costume designs and the exquisite modern baroque opera coat for the upcoming Alonzo King LINES Ballet, International 2016. “Alonzo King has been called a visionary choreographer, who is altering the way we look at ballet. King calls his works ‘thought structures’ created by the manipulation of energies that exist in matter through laws, which govern the shapes and movement directions of everything that exists.”King is the director of the international touring Company, Alonzo King LINES Ballet housed in San Francisco with the Alonzo King LINES Ballet BFA at Dominican University of California, Training Program, Summer Program, and Dance Center. The Fall Home Season begins November 2 at Yueba Buena in San Francisco featuring two works; a world premiere ballet featuring mezzo-soprano, Maya Lahyani performing live; and Meyer, Alonzo King’s collaboration with Grammy Award winning composer, Edgar Meyer.  Click here for more information and to purchase tickets through the YBCA Box Office.

Colleen Quen, an award-winning Couturière designer with talents and designs comparable to Jean Paul Gaultier and Balenciaga, has made her mark on the fashion world while residing in San Francisco. unnamed
Here is a sneak peek at the  original illustration that Ms. Quen shared with me just before her fitting with Ms. Lahyani. The NY opera singer flew in to see the gorgeously constructed  opera coat  for the first time this past week..
Ms. Quen’s designed have been showcased on celebrities on celebrities including Paris Hiltonwp-1462434048288.jpg

Tyra Banks, Vivica A. Fox and Geena Davis. Many of her couture collections were featured in Forbes, Flair, WWD, International Herald Tribune, Vogue.fr. and America’s Next Top Model. Here’s a glimpse of exclusive footage of Butterfly Dream. A magical short film capturing some of Colleen’s greatest accomplishments and never before filmed museum pieces from around the world.

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Image: Bambi Cantrell

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