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Ballet Hispánico Presents "Flamenco Tablao", July 11

by Michelle Tabnick
June 25, 2019
Ballet Hispanico (office)
167 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024
212-362-6710

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Ballet Hispanico
Ballet Hispanico (office)
167 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024
212-362-6710
www.ballethispanico.org

Celebrate an early start to your summer weekend on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Ballet Hispánico’s "Flamenco Tablao" featuring Maria de los Angeles! Enjoy the ambiance of a New York City Tablao nightclub in Ballet Hispánico’s Penthouse Studio for an evening of live music and intimate performances by seasoned professionals, emerging artists, and aspiring students.

Choose the Tablao experience you desire at one of our two shows: the 7:00PM set will feature the classic cuadro with dancing, singing and guitar to explore the most traditional aspects of the art form and the 8:30PM set will feature a contemporary spin to the traditional Tablao allowing for new modes of interpretation by offering a 21st century lens on this 200 year-old art form.

All tickets begin at $25 and include a glass of wine. Take advantage of our premier ticketing option to enjoy an array of complimentary tapas, a bottle of wine, and an enhanced viewing experience.

Tickets to Ballet Hispánico "Flamenco Tablao: Maria de los Angeles" - 7:00 PM Set: /www.eventbrite.com/e/ballet-hispanico-flamenco-tablao-maria-de-los-angeles-700-pm-set-tickets-63259858941?aff=erelexpmlt

Tickets to Ballet Hispánico Flamenco Tablao: Maria de los Angeles - 8:30 PM Set: www.eventbrite.com/e/ballet-hispanico-flamenco-tablao-maria-de-los-angeles-830-pm-set-tickets-63299297904?aff=erelexpmlt

We hope you will join us for this Flamenco-filled evening, Olé!

Two hundred years after the initial influences that melded to create flamenco, our 21st century lens is offering us new modes of interpretation that can keep the art evolving. From breaking down gender roles to incorporating non-traditional and recorded music and revisiting the role of props, a contemporary approach to the art form pushes us to the limit of defining what is Flamenco.

About Maria de los Angeles

Mary began her Flamenco dance studies at Ballet Hispánico with Melinda Marquez in 1998. After apprenticing with the American Bolero Dance Company, at the invitation of founder Gabriela Granados, she spent two summers at the Cristina Hereen program in Sevilla, studying with Carmen Ledesma, Rafael Campallo and Milagros Menjibar. As a scholarship recipient she attended Jacob's Pillow, studying with Soledad Barrio. For two years she lived in Madrid, Spain studying with Concha Jareno, Immaculada Ortega and Alfonso Losa at Amor de Dios studios. Since her tablao debut at Alegrias en La Nacional, she has been performing regularly with local artists. As the co-founder and artistic director of Al Margen Flamenco she conceptualizes, choreographs, and performs in full length productions. She has been an Artist in Residence with Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana's AiRe Program, and choreographed her first solo piece, The Suffocating Breath in 2018.

Ryan Rockmore

Ryan Rockmore is a flamenco dancer and researcher in New York. He has studied with Carmen Ledesma, Merche Esmeralda, La Choni, Victorio Korjhan, La Meira, Rafaela Carrasco, and Marco Flores. His performance experience includes venues throughout New York, London, Madrid, and Sevilla. He conducted research in Spain as a Fulbright grantee, and completed a Master’s in Dance Anthropology, from Roehampton University. Most recently, he presented works exploring queerness and flamenco at Dixon Place and as an artist in residence with Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana. Rockmore continues to investigate and publish on the intersections of identity politics, gender performance, and flamenco.

Alfonso Cid

Alfonso Cid was born in Sevilla. His mother, an amateur singer, and his grandfather were his earliest influences. He also attended the activities of the Peña Flamenca Torres-Macarena. He attended classes at the Cristina Heeren Foundation for Flamenco on July 2007 and 2008. Alfonso recorded on the hit song “Mi Santa” by Romeo Santos and the great guitarist Tomatito. Alfonso has toured the USA, Latin-America, Israel and Europe. He just toured Spain, France and Italy with the jazz/flamenco band New Bojaira, which has just released an album titled “Zorongo Blu”. He released “Flamenco de vuelta e ida” with the band “Gazpacho Andalú” and an album and three singles with his rock band “Dientes de Caramelo".

Jeremy Smith

Jeremy Smith is a percussive artist whose versatility allows him to move among numerous musical worlds. While the foundation of his playing comes from his Western classical training at The Juilliard School, Jeremy's capabiltes in percussion are representative of the radically globalized world in which we live. He draws inspiration from modern and folkloric percussion styles, techniques, and instruments, such as those found in the Middle East, North Africa, South America, Spain, India and the U.S. to create percussive voices that are both ancient and new.

About Ballet Hispánico Flamenco Tablao

Ballet Hispánico's Flamenco Tablao contributes to the visibility of the art form by providing a performance space for dancers, uniquely connecting artists from the field at large with Ballet Hispánico alumni and rising School of Dance pre-professional students. Ballet Hispánico creates the ambiance of a New York City flamenco nightclub for an evening of wine, tapas, and intimate performance by seasoned professionals, emerging artists, and aspiring students.
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