May 15 -20 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM Fisher), New York. Company dancer for Flamenco Vivo’s 35th Anniversary season, premiering Mujeres Valientes, a new work by flamenco legend Belén Maya that explores the fundamental power and courage of 17th-century Mexican poet and philosopher Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, and 19th-century activist and South American revolutionary Manuela Sáenz. The program features a moving original score by guitarist and composer Gaspar Rodriguez. The second half of the show presents new solos by rising Spanish flamenco stars José Maldonado and Guadalupe Torres. The program features Flamenco Vivo’s international company of eight dancers and five musicians, with all works performed to live music.
Saturday, May 5 at 6:30pm at the Brooklyn Museum with Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana. Solo performance plus the company performs an excerpt of their new work ‘Mujeres Valientes’ and leads a hands-on flamenco demonstration for the public for the museum’s popular First Saturdays series.
March 2 – 25. Company dancer with the New York City-based troupe Flamenco Vivo for their Winter 2018 US tour presenting their new show Voces del Sur. This international cast of world renowned dancers and musicians from Spain and the US present a glimpse into the mysterious land of Andalucia and beyond. For more information and tickets visit www.flamenco-vivo.org
February 23 – 24 at Durham’s beloved Motorco Music Hall. Flamenco Vivo returns with a brand-new show and a dynamic cast of world renowned artists 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.
Saturday, January 20 at 8:30pm in Mexico City at Hojas de Te, a center for performing arts nestled in the heart of the city, featuring dancers Selene González & Marién Luévano with guest guitarist Gaspar Rodriguez, direct from Spain, and singer Cachito Diaz.
Monday, November 13. Company dancer with Flamenco Vivo as it kicks off its 35th Anniversary at the Society of Illustrators with an evening of tapas, live music and performances featuring guest artist Emilio Ochando direct from Spain in his New York City debut.
Tuesday, September 26. Performing with Flamenco Vivo for South Arts’ 2017 Performing Arts Exchange Showcase at Atlanta’s Rialto Center for the Arts.
Friday, August 25 at 9:30pm. One of two featured soloists performing alongside dancer Luisa Chicano, guitarist Gaspar Rodríguez and singer Jose Manuel Fernandez Heredia.
May 16 – 21. Company dancer with Flamenco Vivo for their 2017 home season in New York at BAM Fisher with a world-renowned cast of 14 dancers, singers and musicians from Spain and the US. The program features new works by a trio of distinctive voices in contemporary Spanish dance. El Pintor, choreographed by Antonio Hidalgo, José Maldonado’s Pa’ Triana Voy and from Angel Muñoz, there is A Solos [working title], a bravura display of the individual personas of four outstanding male flamenco dancers.
Friday, March 24 at 9:30pm. One of two featured soloists performing at the Peña Flamenca in Estepona, Spain. The cuadro is comprised of an unparalleled group of artists from Spain with Gaspar Rodriguez on guitar, singer Manuel Peralta and dancer Rafa Ramirez.
February 24 -26. Described as ‘seductive, nuanced and in-your-face powerful’ by Latina Magazine, 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 U.S. Experience the dazzling footwork, sensual lyricism, and intricate rhythms of this critically-acclaimed company in an intimate tablao (cafe-style) setting.
January 21 – February 19. The Winter 2017 National Tour by the New York City-based company Flamenco Vivo presents Poema de Andalucía. The Company includes an acclaimed cast of artists from the US and Spain. For tickets & more information visit www.flamenco-vivo.org
Monday, October 24 at 6:30pm at Tapas y Tablao Restaurant. A special evening of tapas, live music and performances by New York City’s Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, comprised of artists from the US and Spain and featuring guest dancer Jose Maldonado direct from Madrid.
September 7 – October 1, at El Flamenco performance venue in downtown Santa Fe. Show runs Wednesdays – Saturdays at 7:30pm.
June 30 – August 28. Company dancer with EntreFlamenco, directed by Antonio Granjero and Estefania Ramirez and featuring a talented cast of artists from Spain and the US. Show runs 6 nights a week, except Tuesdays, at 8pm at the historic Maria Benitez Cabaret Theatre in Santa Fe, NM.
Monday, June 27 at 6pm. Gala benefitting the Santa-Fe based company EntreFlamenco, in partnership with Restaurant Martin.
Saturday, June 25 at 7pm. Company dancer with EntreFlamenco, directed by Antonio Granjero & Estefania Ramirez. Presented by the Chinati Foundation at the Crowley Theatre, the full-length performance showcases the rich, passionate styles of traditional Spanish flamenco song and dance with a program of quartets, trios, duets, and solo interpretations.
May 3 – 8, Brooklyn Academy of Music. Company dancer with New York City’s Flamenco Vivo, presenting their 2016 Home Season show, Voces de Andalucia, a three-part suite of contemporary flamenco dance and music including an international cast of artists from Spain & the US. Featuring the world premiere PiCa, Susana di Palma’s dance/fantasy about Picasso; Federico, a celebration of Federico Garcia Lorca’s creative genius; and Música Andaluza, an adaption of Lorca verses, in a world premiere composition by Gaspar Rodriguez. The program also includes Angeles II, choreographed and performed by British National Dance Award nominee Ángel Muñoz.
February 21 – March 4. Company dancer with New York City’s Flamenco Vivo for their Spring 2016 National Tour presenting Poema de Andalucía, a journey through the alluring cultures and traditions of the Andalusian provinces that form the cradle of flamenco. The Company includes an acclaimed cast of artists from the US and Spain. For more information & tickets visit www.flamenco-vivo.org.
February 12 – 14. New York City’s Flamenco Vivo brings The Passion of Flamenco back to Motorco Music Hall in North Carolina. Experience all the romance and power of flamenco, performed in an intimate tablao setting, with dance and live music by the company’s internationally-acclaimed artists. Four shows, including a Valentine’s Day matinee and evening performances Friday-Sunday. Visit www.flamenco-vivo.org for more information.
November 6 – 19. The Fall 2015 National Tour by the New York City-based company Flamenco Vivo presents an exciting new program entitled Poema de Andalucía. The Company includes a talented cast of artists from the US and Spain.
Thursday, October 29 at 6:30pm at Tapas y Tablao Restaurant. A special evening of tapas, live music and performances by New York City’s Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, comprised of artists from the US and Spain.
Friday, September 11 at The Skylight in the heart of downtown Santa Fe. Guest artist with EmiArteFlamenco for their special anniversary show with singer Vicente Griego, guitarist Joaquin Gallegos & dancer ‘La Emi’.
Company dancer with Juan Siddi Flamenco Santa Fe’s Summer Season presenting an exciting cast of artists from Spain, France and the US. Shows will be premiering in both Aspen, CO and Sante Fe, NM. Select dates from July 12 – September 5.
Sunday, June 28 at 6:30pm. Solo performance in annual flamenco dance festival organized by Hojas de Té, a center for artistic experimentation located in the heart of Mexico City.
Saturday, June 27th at 10pm. First Noche Flamenca en Casa Merida, with dancer Paulina Flores, singer Cachito Díaz and El Carrizo on guitar.
Saturday, June 20. Private event in León, Guanajuato with Mercedes “La Winy” Amaya, Santiago Aguilar and Company.
Company dancer with Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana’s Spring 2015 Season show entitled “Angeles/Almas”, presented at BAM Fisher, May 19 – 24. Two programs of original works will be presented featuring acclaimed artists from the US & Spain, including guest artist Angel Muñoz premiering his new show “Angeles” and Guadalupe Torres in her US debut.
Saturday, April 11. Private gala event with Juan Siddi Flamenco Santa Fe.
February 27 – March 1. Part of Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana’s visiting artist residency program at Duke University. The Passion of Flamenco is the impassioned investment of each dancer, singer, musician — an expression of feelings transformed, expressing the vital essence that lives within each of us and is the foundation of Flamenco. Flamenco Vivo is one of the nation’s premier flamenco and Spanish dance companies celebrating their 30th Anniversary Season. The dancers and musicians uphold the purity and traditions of flamenco while pushing the boundaries of the art form in new directions.
February 8 – 26. National tour with the New York City-based company, Flamenco Vivo. The Company brings an exciting evening of flamenco to the stage featuring accomplished artists from the U.S. and Spain. The performance will include celebrated repertoire as well as the work “A Solas” by Ángel Muñoz which the NY Times deemed “…impressive for its compositional finesse.”
Saturday, December 13 at 9pm in Mexico City at Hojas de Té, center for the performing arts. A special second anniversary show with dancers Alejandra Aguila, Mariana Vilchis, and Armando Tovar.
Wednesday, December 3. Debut of original duet commissioned by the Arts Council of New Orleans (ACNO) and created with aerialist Liza Rose for the 2014 Community Arts Awards, the ACNO annual event in honor of outstanding individual and organizational contributions to the cultural community.
Friday, September 5 at 8pm. An evening enveloped in the essence of Andalucia featuring Sevillan-inspired cuisine and authentic flamenco in the Bywater, with John Lawrence on guitar and guest artists direct from Seville, Spain.
Friday, September 5, at 6:30pm at Cafe Istanbul in the Bywater. An exciting evening of authentic flamenco music and dance with local guitarist John Lawrence and featuring special guests from Sevilla, Spain. The power and beauty of flamenco are expressed through guitar, soulful song, and dance which come together in search of the duende.
Company dancer with the Juan Siddi Flamenco Santa Fe Company’s summer season featuring an exciting cast of artists from Spain, France, Mexico and the US. Performances on July 18 & 27 and August 3 & 9 in Santa Fe, NM at the historic Lensic Performing Arts Center and at the Aspen District Theatre in Aspen, CO on July 22 & August 5, 2014.
Saturday, June 14, at 8pm at the intimate Tablao Academia Amaya in Mexico City’s historic Roma district, with a special group of artists from Spain and Mexico featuring Mercedes “La Winy” Amaya, Santiago Aguilar on guitar, singers Mario Diaz & Cachito Diaz, and dancers Mariano Lozano, Paulina Flores, Rocio Sanchez & Mariana Yazbek.
Friday, June 6 at 9:30pm in Mexico City at Hojas de Té, a center for the performing arts nestled in the heart of the city, with dancers Selene Gonzalez, Paulina Flores & Mariana Yazbek.
Saturday, May 31, at 9pm at Ágora Estudio in Tlalpan, Mexico with dancers Yunnue Rojas & Aldonza Campos, singer El Cigarra, Santiago Gonzalez on guitar and percussionist David Gonzalez.
Saturday, May 24, at 8pm at the intimate Tablao Academia Amaya in Mexico City’s historic Roma district, featuring Mercedes “La Winy” Amaya, Santiago Aguilar on guitar, and dancers Sally Avigdor, Mariana Yazbek and Lourdes Juarez.
Friday, May 16, at Hojas de Té with dancers Marien Luevano & Nashieli Buelna, Alfredo Millan on guitar, violinst Ulises Martinez, and singer Cachito Diaz.
Friday, May 9, Flamenco Puro Sur featuring Eliza & guitarist John Lawrence was honored to perform at a private reception at the French Consulate residence heralding the start of the second annual Euro-American Celebration. This event, supported by the European Union, is organized by the Alliance Française in partnership with the World Trade Center of New Orleans.
Friday, April 4, at Dance Quarter studio in New Orleans. This first edition of Café Flamenco- a community gathering in celebration of the Flamenco arts in NOLA organized and produced by Eliza – witnessed her beginner through intermediate level students performing short excerpts of class material, demos by local aspiring flamenco dancers, tango and salsa artists, a live set of spirited gypsy music by European-based band The Balcony Players, and an excerpt por alegrías by Eliza and guitarist John Lawrence.
Friday, December 20, at 10pm at the tablao La Cueva Rociera in Mexico City, with dancers Marcela Morin & Selene Gonzalez, El Carrizo on guitar, singer Cachito Diaz and percussionist Hector Aguilar.
Saturday, December 7, at Hojas de Te, Mexico City, with dancers Marien Luevano & Erika Suarez, guitarist Alfredo Millan, and singer Cachito Díaz.
Company member and featured soloist performing six nights a week for the Juan Siddi Flamenco Theatre Company during their sixth home season at the Maria Benitez Theater, in Santa Fe, NM.
Invited guest on May 18 at the tablao La Cueva Rociera in Mexico City with the group “Soniquete” comprised of dancers Mariano Lozano, Marien Luevano & Armando Tovar, guitarist Alfredo Millan, violinist Ulises Martinez, and singer Cachito Diaz.
Company member with the Juan Siddi Flamenco Theatre Company 2013 National Tour. Performing in cities through the mid, north and southern regions of the US, including such theaters as the Overture Center for the Arts, Broward Center for the Performing Arts, and St. Augustine Amphitheatre among others.
Company member and featured soloist for the Juan Siddi Flamenco Theatre Company’s fifth year anniversary home season, performing six nights a week at the Maria Benitez Theater, in Santa Fe, NM.