Who Can Dance Flamenco?

Who Can Dance Flamenco?

A fierce concentration fills the studio as a group of flamenco students—male and female, undergraduate and graduate—rehearse under the watchful gaze of Daniel Doña and Cristian Martín. The young men stretch their bodies in taut, elegant lines. The young women move...
An Inside Look at a Cuban Dance School

An Inside Look at a Cuban Dance School

Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba’s downtown Havana studios are on a plaza where you see few tourists. A historic landmark, the building is now where 1,300 dance students learn the Cubanismo style, 30 of them in its academic program. Artistic director Lizt Alfonso trained...

Highlights from the 2015 Dance Magazine Awards

Last night’s Dance Magazine Awards honored five remarkable artists: flamenco dancer Soledad Barrio, National Ballet of Canada artistic director Karen Kain, American Ballet Theatre principal Marcelo Gomes, dance archivist David Vaughan and Urban Bush Women artistic...

Flamenco Frenzy

New York is taking its flamenco scene to the next level with a brand-new competition for pre-professional dancers. This fall, Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana and the Center for Flamenco Arts will host the first ever New York State Flamenco Certamen. Designed to emulate...

Olé! Flamenco Celebrates 100 Years in the Big Apple

On Wednesday, March 13, America’s first Flamenco exhibit opens at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. Presented in partnership with NYC-based Flamenco company Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, “100 Years of Flamenco in NYC” celebrates...

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