Ensemble Espanol Free Symposium: The Black and Brown Roots to Spanish Dance

Event Type
Event Description

Symposium Premier: “The Black and Brown Roots to Spanish Dance”

10 a.m.-3 p.m., Tuesday, June 14: African American Experience

Symposium with La Lupi; Panel discussion with Dr.Gloria Gibson, Yinka Esi Graves, Diego “El Negro” Alvarez and Miguel Angel Rosales

10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday, June 15: Mexican American Experience

Symposium with Yinka Esi Graves and Miguel Angel Rosales; Panel discussion with Briseyda Zarate, Irma Suarez Ruiz, Jose Luis Ovalle and Juan Dies

10 a.m.-3 p.m., Thursday, June 16: Puerto Rican American Experience

Symposium with Dr. K. Meira Gldberg; Panel discussion with Omar Torres-Kortright, Jorge Perez and Tito Rodriguez

10 a.m.-3 p.m., Friday, June 17: Caribbean & South American Experience

Symposium with Diego “El Negro” Alvarez; Panel discussion with Patricia Ortega and Don Rossi Nuccio.

All events take place at Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. St. Louis, Chicago. To register and for more information, visit EnsembleEspanol.org or email kim@ensembleespanol.org.

Running Time
5 hours
Dance Styles
African American
Modern / Contemporary
Tap / Rhythm


Northeastern Illinois University

3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave
Chicago, IL 60659
(773) 442-4636