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Cuadro! Elite Flamenco Showcase

Friday, Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Mozaico Flamenco Cuadro 2017

Al Mozaico Flamenco Dance Academy is pleased to present our elite dance showcase, featuring a dozen solo flamenco performances that represent flamenco’s overarching emotional range, from pure joy to sorrow and solitude. Experience powerful, inspiring flamenco cante by guest singer, Vicente Griego “El Cartucho” from Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Event: CUADRO! Elite Flamenco Showcase
Date: Friday November 17, 2017 at 7:30pm
Venue: Norman Rothstein Theatre, 950 W. 41st Ave, Vancouver
Tickets: $12 children (0-12 years old), $18 senior/student, $25 adult
Box office: 604-671-9182, visa/mc

The art of Flamenco originates from the south of Spain from a town called Jerez de la Frontera, where the traveling Roma gypsy families migrated from India, through Northern Africa and landed in Spain. Pure Flamenco is what we call the “Cuadro”, which is one solo dancer with live guitarist, singer and percussion in the form of palmas (handclapping). The cuadro functions much like an interaction between jazz musicians who each take the lead in crafting the music. Similarly, the dance interacts with live singer, guitarist and percussion to create an energetic performance with unexpected surprises. We are so pleased to provide this amazing experience to our intermediate, advanced and professional dancers, as they seek a transcendence in this art form, as they experience a connection to fellow artists and learn to “speak” flamenco language in the intimate Cuadro. We are pleased to welcome back powerhouse flamenco singer, Vicente “El Cartucho” Griego, one of North America’s most acclaimed cantaores.

Invited Guest Singer:
Vicente Griego “El Cartucho” (New Mexico)

Featured Dancers:
Amber Kingsley, Solea por Bulerias
Andrew Klukas, Solea
Bahar Balourian, Solea
Bonnie Hameluck, Farruca
Cynthia Shippam-Brett, Alegrias con Bata de Cola
Ella Kryukova, Alegrias con Manton
Farnaz Ohadi, Cantaora!
Jhoely Triana, Solea por Bulerias
Robin Sagarbarria & Farnaz Ohadi, Tangos por Fiesta
Kirill Deljanin, Romance
Pam Wong, Tangos
Tracy Samoil, Solea compilation

Peter Mole
Jake “El Chinito” Lee

Percussion & Palmas:
Davide Sampaolo, cajon
Kasandra “La China”

Behind the Scenes:
Anne Darrusin, Stage Manager



Friday, Nov 17
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Norman Rothstein Theatre
950 W 41st Avenue
Vancouver, Canada
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