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National Dance Company: Three (almost four) Spanish composers | Culture

Any public company, and if it is of a state character perhaps more, has among its inescapable duties and objectives the maintenance of its own repertoire and the encouragement of new creation with the promotion of choreographers from the site. Is this practiced fairly in our European environment? Well generally, no. It should be, but […]

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Jakub Jozef Orlinski: “The ‘break dance’ unblocks me to sing baroque”

When Jakub Jozef Orlinski appears on the scene, dressed in his tailored suits and with the hanger of a David by Michelangelo, a sigh is usually made followed by applause. When he greets the public in each city, generally in the corresponding language, the gesture usually elicits a compliment. And when he finishes singing, the […]

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Wear out dance | Culture

‘Hidden Beauty’, choreography by Jean-Philippe Dury, performed by the Elephant in the Black Box company.Juan Carlos Vega / Teatros del Canal André Lepecki begins his book Exhausting dance (2006) with a quote chosen with retranca and irony from the dean of ballet and dance critics of The New York Times, Anna Kisselgoff, published December 31, […]

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Tórtola Valencia, much more than the snake dance | Culture

Image of ‘Tórtola’, theatrical work by Begoña Tena.Vicente A. Jimenez They called her the Isadora Duncan Spanish because she danced with bare feet. They also compared her to Mata Hari for her oriental-inspired dances. It conquered the European public and was very popular in Latin America. He spoke five languages, collected pre-Columbian art and rubbed […]

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