Ballet Hispánico is acclaimed for exploring, preserving and celebrating Latino cultures through dance. Their thrilling new program will feature all female choreographers – Michelle Manzanales’s Con Brazos Abiertos, harking back to her childhood as a Mexican-American growing up in Texas; Línea Recta by BelgianColombian Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, pairing flamenco dance with intricate partnering; and 3. Catorce Dieciséis by Tania Pérez-Salas, one of the leading voices of Mexican contemporary dance.
Línea Recta (2016)- Annabella Lopez Ochoa.
Con Brazos Abiertos (2017)- Michelle Manzanales
3. Catorce Dieciséis (2002)- Tania Pérez-Salas
Program run time: 110 minutes
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-Linea Recta, choreographed by Ochoa, features flamenco dance paired with complex partnering
-Manzanles’s Con Brazos Abiertos, was created as a way to tell the story of a Mexican-American growing up in Texas
-3. Catorce Dieciseis uses the numerical value Pi and choreographer Pérez-Salas’s leading voice in Mexican contemporary dance to create a vivid piece