Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater, in residence at Northeastern Illinois University, brings their popular “Flamenco Passion” performances to the North Shore. These performances will cap the company’s 47th multi-faceted American Spanish Dance and Music Festival. Guest choreographers and musicians with join the company to perform works including RENDICION/RENDITION, flamenco contemporary company work by Irma Suarez Ruiz, artistic director, to the music of flamenco pianist, David Dorantes; SUR/SOUTH in the Escuela Bolera-Flamenco contemporary style by Raquel Gomez, former principal of the National Ballet of Spain with music by David Dorantes and percussionist Javier Saume-Mazzei; PASOS LARGOS by La Lupi set to the music of composer and guitarist, Curro de Maria in the Flamenco Caña style; FIN DE FIESTA company premiere work by Isaac Tovar, guest artist in the bulerias flamenco style and more.
Ensemble Espanol: Flamenco Passion
Ensemble Espanol in Pasos Largos. Choreography by La Lupi. Photo by Dean Paul.
Modern / Contemporary
Tap / Rhythm