The revolution will be danced as Venezuela celebrates Hugo Chávez's life with a ballet

The hour-long show, presented by Venezuela's National Dance Company, blends classic and contemporary choreography, and draws on a range of music including Venezuelan folk melodies, African rhythms and symphonic scores.

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    John Lobo, 29, performing as Venezuela's late president Hugo Chavez, performs in the star role of the "Ballet of the Spider-Seller to Liberator", at the Teresa Carreno Theater in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. Venezuela has found yet another way to honor the late leader who launched Venezuelas socialist revolution 15 years ago. A state-sponsored ballet about his life premieres, with dozens of performers recounting Chavezs life, from humble roots, to failed coup, to international fame. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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    Dancers perform in the "Ballet of the Spider-Seller to Liberator" at the Teresa Carreno Theater in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. A state-sponsored biographical ballet recounts the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez's life, from humble roots, to failed coup, to international fame as leader of Venezuelas socialist revolution. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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    John Lobo, 29, wearing a red beret performing as Venezuela's late president Hugo Chavez, dances during the "Ballet of the Spider-Seller to Liberator" at the Teresa Carreno Theater in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. A state-sponsored biographical ballet with dozens of performers recounts Chavezs life, from humble roots, to failed coup, to international fame as leader of Venezuelas socialist revolution. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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    Dancers performing during the "Ballet of the Spider-Seller to Liberator" at the Teresa Carreno Theater in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. The state-sponsored biographical ballet premieres with dozens of performers recounting Chavezs life, from humble roots, to failed coup, to international fame as leader of Venezuelas socialist revolution. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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    John Lobo, 29, wearing a red beret performing as Venezuela's late president Hugo Chavez, dances in the "Ballet of the Spider-Seller to Liberator" at the Teresa Carreno Theater in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. Performers use simple dances to depict Chavezs childhood in a humble house with a mud floor, and his days roaming the streets selling homemade papaya sweets known as spiders. The hour-long show, presented by Venezuelas National Dance Company, blends classic and contemporary choreography, and draws on a range of music including Venezuelan folk melodies, African rhythms and symphonic scores. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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    John Lobo, 29, wearing a red beret performing as Venezuela's late president Hugo Chavez, performs in the "Ballet of the Spider-Seller to Liberator" at the Teresa Carreno Theater in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. The hour-long show, presented by Venezuelas National Dance Company, blends classic and contemporary choreography, and draws on a range of music including Venezuelan folk melodies, African rhythms and symphonic scores. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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