Latina Choreographers Program
Acclaimed for exploring, preserving and celebrating Latino cultures through dance for nearly 50 years. Ballet Hispánico makes its Northrop debut in a thrilling program of works by Latina choreographers. Michelle Manzanales recalls her childhood as a Mexican-American growing up in Texas in the heartfelt and humorous Con Brazos Abiertos. Belgian-Colombian choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa gives the company’s male dancers a chance to unleash their technical prowess and charismatic theatricality in the sexy and animated Sombrerísimo. Tania Pérez-Salas reflects on the circularity of movement through life reflected in the number Pi with her 3. Catorce Dieciséis.
This presentation is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from the Minnesota State Arts Board and Crane Group.
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.