Celebrates 40 years
These performances are part of the American Spanish dance and music festival!
Landmark Year Features 100 Performances and 750 Spanish Dance Classes and Residencies Reaching More Than 1 Million Audience Members and 26,000 Students
Four decades after Dame Libby Komaiko created Ensemble Español, the company celebrates this special 40th anniversary during the 2015-2016 season by honoring the past, celebrating the present while securing its future with their newly appointed artistic/administrative successors, Irma Suárez Ruiz, Artistic Director and Jorge Perez, Executive Director.
With a historic and ambitious schedule of high-profile performances and youth outreach programs, the company marks this yearlong celebration by dancing through Illinois, New York, Florida, Vermont, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, St. Louis, and a premiere tour to Spain. For complete schedule visit: www.EnsembleEspanol.org/concerts
The full company will be featured with critically acclaimed works from their extensive repertoire including BOLERO. The Ensemble will premiere a new flamenco / contemporary ballet with world renowned Spanish dancers and choreographers, Angel Rojas and Carlos Rodriguez. Also joining the company will be Juan Mata and Ana Gonzalez, founding members of the National Ballet of Spain, Carmela Greco, Flamenco master and daughter of the legendary Jose Greco, and Paloma Gomez, former principal of the National Ballet of Spain.