Venue Details

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Auditorium Theatre
50 E. Congress Parkway Chicago, IL 60605
312-341-2310
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59 events
29 reviews
112 stars
attended Oct 28 2010

Delightful, exhilerating and exciting. Traditional Flamenco and a fusion of Flamendo, ballet and afro-Cuban danced to live voice, instruments and percussion. Stunning costumes, precision full Company work and inspired duets and solos. Amazing that...continued

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10 events
2 reviews
6 stars
attended Oct 28 2010

This event was exhillarating. I thoroughly enjoyed it to the utmost. Would definately recommend to others. The performers were very good and the costumes were performance appropriate. My date loved it as well.

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3 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Oct 28 2010

Exciting, precise, and dramatic. The finale, which looks improvised but might not have been, was over the top wonderful.

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Quotes & Highlights

“The sheer technical finesse of Alfonso’s company, combined with a performance style that blends ensemble perfectionism with strong individual expression and a unique warmth and unforced sensuality, is impressive.” —Chicago Sun-Times

Description

A colorful, highly energized all-female company of 18 dancers, accompanied by a live band, Dance Cuba expresses the uniqueness of Cuban culture, combining flamenco, ballet and contemporary dance with Spanish and Afro-Cuban rhythms. For their Chicago engagement, they will perform Fuerza y Compás (Strength & Measure), showcasing the dancers’ grace, strength and technical precision.