<BR>Ballet Pacifica<P><BR>Writes Vivian Letran of a Ballet Pacifica workshop:<P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>The dancers lunged, fell, reached and stretched under the direction of choreographer Rick McCullough as the music swelled. <BR> "Think Mel Gibson, 'Road Warrior,' " said McCullough, leading 12 Ballet Pacifica dancers to Benjamin Britten's "Sinfonia da requiem." <BR> "The world is a desolate scene. The sun is red-hot. So there's urgency and desperation," McCullough, 49, said. "I want the stage to pulse and flow like wind in the desert."<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Read the <A HREF="http://www.calendarlive.com/theater/20000728/t000070887.html" TARGET=_blank>full article</A>.