Cuba is today producing some of the world’s finest contemporary and ballet dancers who are performing around the globe, setting standards of excellence both in terms of teachers and as performers. Leading the field is the unique and exciting Danza Contemporanea de Cuba who this year celebrate an outstanding 50 years of excellence with their first ever major UK tour.
World famous, but rarely seen outside of Cuba, this breath-taking company of 21 dancers bring the heat and passion of Cuba to the stage with an eclectic mix of contemporary dance fused with Afro Caribbean and Spanish styles. Working with the very best choreographers of the moment, including dance superstar Rafael Bonachela, these extraordinary dancers move seamlessly from classical to contemporary to Cuban.
Danza Contemporanea de Cuba is not just about performing technically difficult steps, it’s about the Cuban way of life – sensual, mystical, emotional – and is from the heart. A passionate, visually stunning and beautiful company this is a rare chance to catch this exciting company on tour.
“Some of the best dancers I have ever danced with” Carlos Acosta