XII Fuego Flamenco Festival

  12th Annual Flamenco Festival
 Honorary Producers Joseph and Lynne Horning
 November 4 – 13, 2016

World Premiere!
November 4 - 6, 2016

Edwin Aparicio, curator of GALA’s Fuego Flamenco Festival since its inception, will lead his spirited troupe of dancers, singers, and guitarists in this autobiographical piece. Aparicio will explore his personal salvation through flamenco, transmitting a riveting story of survival and achievement from his childhood in war-torn El Salvador, to his migration to the US, to his discovery of dance.  He is the recipient of the Cross of the Order of Civil Merit, bestowed by the King of Spain.

Noche de GALA and Press Night: Friday, November 4, 2016 at 8 pm.

Student Matinees: November 1, November, 2 and November 3 at 10:30 am. For more information, email education@galatheatre.org.

Tickets: $40 Regular; $30 Seniors (65+); $25 Students/Military; $22 Group Sales (10+); Noche de GALA: $55 (individual), $95 (couple).

U.S. Premiere!
Los silencios del baile/The Silences of the Dance      
Presented in collaboration with Fundación Conservatorio Flamenco Casa Patas, Madrid (Spain)
November 10 – 13, 2016  

This new piece by Francisco Hidalgo delves into the beats of silence, the dance of three bodies merging to join the musical notes and the broken voices that resonate in space and reveal their innermost selves.

Francisco Hidalgo is an acclaimed choreographer and dancer who has won several prizes, including Special Mention at the National Competition of Flamenco Dance in Barcelona and Second Prize at the 50th Internatioal Cante Festival de las Minas. He has toured extensively throughout Spain and the world, including as principal dancer with Miguel Poveda; appearing at Lincoln Center in New York in Pedro Almodóvar’s Los Abrazos Rotos; and in Japan in Flamenco Miligana.

With support from the Embassy of Spain in Washington, DC, SPAIN arts & culture, and Fundación Conservatorio Flamenco Casa Patas.

Noche de GALA and Press Night: Friday, November 11, 2016 at 8 pm.

Tickets: $40 Regular; $30 Seniors (65+); $25 Students/Military; $22 Group Sales (10+); Noche de GALA: $55 (individual), $95 (couple).

Press Release / Bios Salvador / Bios Los silencios del baile / Study GuidePhotos Salvador / Photos Los silencios del baile

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