Q and A with Danza Contemporanea de Cuba dancer Lisvet Barcia


Where did you learn to dance?
Institute Superiors de Arte (ISA)

Where did you grow up?
Granma, Cuba

What or who are your biggest influences?
Diversions Dance Company

How do you think the UK will react to the show?
They’ll love it!

Who else would you like to work with?
Madonnna, Pina Bausch and Sasha Waltz

What is the most enjoyable part of the process for you?
Personal creation of movement and mind-body exploration

What is special about Cuban contemporary dance?
Our technique and the fusion of various contemporary techniques

Which other contemporary dance companies do you like?
Pina Bausch, Sasha Waltz

What makes a good dancer? Technique/musicality etc…
Those and more

How do you keep your performance fresh?
Working and teaching

What makes a good choreographer/choreography
A good understanding of the choreographic process, intelligence, a modern perspective and a sensitivity

Tell us something you found interesting about the process of making this repertoire
Developing my physical and mental capabilities.

See also:
Tour(s): Danza Contemporanea de Cuba 2012