Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba, an All-Female Dance Experience at Auditorium Theatre
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The boundary-breaking company LEVELdance has come up with a cool new way to create their striking theatrical pieces. Instead of starting with the music and choreography as is the custom, co-directors Eddy Ocampo and Joshua Paul Weckesser begin with the lighting design and theatrical elements. Along with their troupe of talented dancers, they're then able to build a site-specific performance unlike any other. They premiered their work one in 2013 at the Athenaeum Theatre and are back with the appropriately titled next. Learn More
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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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“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
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.