Dance Week

CARMEN.maquia and Club Havana (2015)

Ballet Hispánico

Ballet Hispánico will “whisk us away to contemporary dance’s hottest spot“ (Washington Post) in this imaginative, theatrical showcase of Latin-inspired contemporary dance at its best. In Club Havana, which premiered live in 2000, the intoxicating rhythms of the conga, rumba, mambo, and cha cha are brought to life by choreographer Pedro Ruiz, himself a native of Cuba. In CARMEN.maquia, Gustavo Ramírez Sansano offers a Picasso-inspired, contemporary take on Bizet’s classic opera. Hailed as a “masterpiece” by the Chicago Sun-Times, the work is riveting from start to finish. The physically charged and sensual choreography fuses contemporary dance with nods to the Spanish paso doble and flamenco. This is an encore presentation of the 2015 Lincoln Center at the Movies broadcast.

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Available from Saturday, May 30 at 2:00 pm ET, then for a limited time on demand
CARMEN.maquia and Club Havana will be available here and on Lincoln Center’s YouTube channel and Facebook page.

Dance Week is made possible by the Arnhold Dance Innovation Fund

Lincoln Center at Home is made possible by Founding Partner The Audrey and Martin Gruss Discovery Fund. Major support is provided by the Arnhold Dance Innovation Fund. Additional support is provided by PGIM, the Global Investment Management Business of Prudential Financial, Inc., Rita E. and Gustave M. Hauser, Comcast NBCUniversal, and Lincoln Center’s generous donors and supporters.

Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance is made possible by Founding Partners Jody and John Arnhold and the Howard Gilman Foundation. Additional support provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Nora and James Orphanides, Orphanides & Associates LLC, Stuart Coleman, the Blavatnik Family Foundation Fund for Dance and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Ballet Hispánico’s production of CARMEN.maquia and Club Havana for Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance is made possible by The Arnhold Foundation.

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