May 8th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Latest News
Danza Contemporanea de Cuba received overwhelming acclaim for their first ever major UK tour in 2010. The fresh, joyous and passionate programme of work featured the outstanding Mambo 3XX1, created by resident choreographer and dancer George Céspedes and nominated for both and Olivier and TMA award for his outstanding contribution to dance.
World famous, but rarely seen outside of Cuba, Danza Contemporanea de Cuba celebrates its 52th anniversary with its second ever major UK tour throughout February and March 2012. The dance group consists of an electrifying mix of contemporary, classical and Caribbean dance styles and is one of the most exciting, modern groups around.
The eight venue tour will see Danza Contemporanea de Cuba collaborating with leading international choreographer Rafael Bonachela will be included in the three London shows. With a compulsory curriculum in contemporary dance for children aged 10 upwards, Cuba today produces some of the world’s finest contemporary dancers. They are schooled in a technique that mixes Graham and Afro-Caribbean methods to produce a movement that is strong, fluid and technically excellent. Along with this technique Danza Contemporanea de Cuba’s work reflects the Cuban way of life, with sensual, mystical dance that is performed from the heart.
For these performances audiences will be treated to a triple bill of works including a rare opportunity to see the stand-out hit of 2010’s programme, George Céspedes’ Mambo 3XXI, and the world premiere of Natox a piece by renowned choreographer Itzik Galili.
This is a unique and unmissable opportunity to see 50 Years of Danza Contemporanea de Cuba
Tour dates and venues