Wednesday May 23, 2018

Performing Arts

Video: Dancing Triplets, Four Years Later

BBC reporter Sarah Rainsford recently interviewed the three brothers, now age thirteen, and caught up with them in a short video essay.

Fernando Alonso and the Hidden History of Cuban Ballet

She may be the prima ballerina assoluta, but Madame Alicia isn’t the only Alonso to have shaped Cuban ballet. Toba Singer’s biography of master teacher, dancer, and administrator Fernando Alonso reveals why he’s regarded as the “father of Cuban ballet.”

Carlos Acosta's Journey

The internationally acclaimed dancer proposes a new direction for Cuban ballet.

A New Streetcar for Miami

Reflecting the city’s many Latin American and Caribbean influences, El Ingenio Teatro re-envisions Tennessee Williams’s classic drama in a striking new production.

To Dance Like A Man: Triplets at the Barre in Havana

Next week, a documentary about three young dancers at Havana’s National Ballet School has its North American premiere at the Dance on Camera festival at New York’s Film Society of Lincoln Center. Cuban Art News caught up with director Sylvie Collier for a quick e-mail chat about the film, To Dance Like A Man.
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