Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana
«They reel viewers in, hold them tenderly by the collar, and do not let go until the final jam session.»- Eye on Dance
Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana brings the pride, power and passion of flamenco back to Durham with a dynamic cast of world-renowned dancers and musicians from Spain and the US. Experience the dazzling footwork, sensual lyricism and intricate rhythms of this critically-acclaimed company in an intimate tablao (cafe-style) setting.
About the Company: Founded in 1983, Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana is one of America’s most prominent, culturally-specific dance companies, serving more than 40,000 people nationwide each year through far-reaching programs that entertain, educate and empower. Our mission is to: promote flamenco as a living art form and a vital part of Hispanic heritage; produce and perform high quality dance works; and provide arts education programs that catalyze connections among young people, while nurturing the new generations of Spanish dance artists and educators. We believe that the universal spirit of flamenco – with diverse influences from Arab, Jewish, Gypsy, Spanish, and Latin American cultures – gives this art form a unique power to build bridges between people.