El TEATRO DE DANZA CONTEMPORANEA DE EL SALVADOR
EARTH, WIND AND SKY – DANCE LATIN AMERICA
DC’S 2nd LATIN AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL
JUNE 11, 2011
AT THE GONDA THEATRE/GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
Dancers: Members of TDC and Jose Luis Guillen
Welcome back Francisco Castillo, Salvadoran choreographer and Co-Founding Director of TDC, as he presents a full evening of his works along with virtuoso cast of Latin America dancers and guest artists. Due to last year’s overwhelming success of TDC’s Latin American Festival, TDC is proud to present DC’s 2nd Latin American Dance Festival, “Earth, Wind and Sky- Dance Latin America II” – “Tierra, Viento y Cielo-Danza Latino America II” – a powerful, passionate and diverse program of classical and contemporary dances from El Salvador, Cuba to Mexico at The Gonda Theatre at Georgetown University’s new state of the art Davis Performing Artson J une 11, 2011 (Sat. at 8 pm). Producing Artistic Director, Miya Hisaka Silva, proudly presents this return performance and historical 15th cultural exchange with El Salvador, bringing together internationally recognized virtuoso Latino artists: Francisco Castillo(El Salvador); Gloria Contreras (Director of Taller Coregrafico de UNAM, Mexico), Fidel Garcia (formerly of Dance Theatre of Harlem), TDC, among a list of dynamo special guest artists! Don’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to experience Latin America dance at its best!
TDC is proud to present the return of last year’s program and more, with an evening of some of Latin America’s finest choreography including 4 works of Francisco Castillo’s: Las Mares (The Oceans), a breathtaking, sculptural full ensemble work reflecting the two sides of mother nature; and his most monumental work, En El Hora Finale, created to the moving music of Vangelis for six of Latin America’s strongest men and reflecting upon life, death, devastation, life’s beauty, rebirth and hope; El Ultimo Wagon (The Last Train), a poetic, melancholy man’s solo about moving forward yet leaving much behind; and signature piece, Pajaros Pintados (Painted Birds) his full company high energy indigenous signature work capturing the beauty of mother nature in Latin America. Mexican icon and legend, Gloria Contreras will present her luscious and romantic duet composed to Mozart’s “K-622”, showcasing Cuban virtuoso classical dancer, Fidel Garcia, and special guest artist, Michelle de Fremery, formerly with American Repertory Ballet of NJ, and more. These internationally recognized world class artists have once again come together in collaboration to create a powerful, passionate and inspiring program, not to be missed!
Gonda Theatre Location and Parking: The Gonda Theatre at Georgetown University is located in the Davis Center for the Performing Arts, 37th and O St. NW, Washington, DC 20057. Off street parking as well as FREE PARKING GARAGE in Southwest Quadrangle parking garage via Prospect or Canal campus entrances.
Ticket Prices: $30/General Admission $15/Children (17 years old and under)
TO PURCHASE TICKETS:
Online Purchase Available April 1st – www.boxofficetickets.com
(enter El Teatro de Danza)
or tickets can be purchased at the box office the evening of the show
This program is made possible by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, an agency funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, Grupo Taca Airlines and Joy of Motion Dance Center.
TDC is a non-profit 501C3 organization and an Arts Partner at Joy of Motion Dance Center.