LIZT ALFONSO DANCE CUBA
Saturday, November 7, 8pm
Sunday, November 8, 3pm
$79, $65, $50, $40 Reserved seating
(includes Cutler Majestic Theatre $1.50 restoration fee)
Emerson/Cutler Majestic Theatre (wheelchair symbol)
219 Tremont St., Boston
Founded and directed by dancer-choreographer Lizt Alfonso, Havana-based Dance Cuba features 25 beautiful and technically superb dancers and live musicians, capturing the heart and soul of Cuba with music and dance from the ’50s to today. The award-winning company performs the Boston premiere of Cuba Vibra, a riveting, highly sensual display of Afro-Cuban dance, including the cha-cha-cha, mambo, rumba, conga, bolero, and more.
PACO PEÑA FLAMENCO DANCE COMPANY
Performing the Boston premiere of Flamencura
Sunday, November 15, 7:30pm
$58, $48, $37, $30 Reserved seating
(includes Berklee $1 restoration fee)
Berklee Performance Center (wheelchair symbol)
136 Massachusetts Ave., Boston
Exceptional flamenco dancers and a sensational band of musicians and virtuoso singers come together in Flamencura, a new production from legendary flamenco guitarist Paco Peña. Packed with intensity, depth, and raw energy, Flamencura is grounded in the present but also pays tribute to flamenco’s rich heritage.
THIS IS TANGO NOW
Friday, November 20, 8pm
Saturday, November 21, 8pm
Sunday, November 22, 3pm
$40 Reserved seating
$36 World Music/CRASHarts members
The Institute of Contemporary Art (wheelchair symbol)
100 Northern Ave., Boston
Formed by renowned, Tony-winning tango artists Fernanda Ghi and Guillermo Merlo and musician Alfredo Minetti, This Is Tango Now represents a unique approach to tango, reflecting an unconditional passion for the art form. Featuring a stellar company of 12 dancers and musicians performing the world premiere of Carmen . . . de Buenos Aires, this breathtaking new production of Carmen blends tango and flamenco with an original score based on Bizet’s beloved melodies.
Free preperformance talks with Boston Dance Alliance Executive Director, Debra Cash, 30 minutes prior to curtain in the ICA lobby.
Free post-performance Q&A with the company Friday, November 20.