A Night with Guantanamo’s Danza Libre

May 14, 2016 | No Comments »

Danza Libre (Free Dance) is one of the most prestigious dance companies in the province of Guantanamo. These pictures are from a celebration held in Cuba’s eastern most province for International Dance Day on the last night of April. (11 photos)

Dancer Carlos Acosta’s Company at Havana’s Gran Teatro

April 19, 2016 | No Comments »

The graceful steps of the members of Danza Acosta, a young dance company founded by Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta, delighted audiences at a premiere performance held on Friday, April 16. Havana Times was present. (14 photos)

Cuba to Host Dancers from the Quenedit Ballet School of San Antonio, Texas

March 10, 2016 | No Comments »

The Quenedit Ballet School (QBS) of San Antonio, Texas has seven students aging in range from 12-17 that have been invited to participate in the Cuban National Ballet School’s annual workshop March 21-25, 2016 in Havana, Cuba.

Association des Amis des Ballets de Monte-Carlo Makes Historic Visit to Cuba

November 10, 2015 | No Comments »

The Association des Amis des Ballets de Monte-Carlo (The Association of the Friends of the Monte-Carlo Ballet) is pleased to announce the conclusion of its successful and historic visit to Cuba.

The Madness of Cuba’s Lizt Alfonso

November 5, 2015 | 1 Comment »

“This project started in 1991. I believed women had a lot of stories to tell and, since we don’t always get a chance to do so, I decided to open up my own venue. I also wanted to experiment with something new, which we’ve come to call “fusion,” to combine all dance moves into a single, seamless choreography…”

Cuba’s Ana Lobe: The Ballet Star of Her Generation

July 23, 2015 | No Comments »

Cuban ballet will forever remember Ana Lobe, a ballerina who has lived outside the island for years. Blessed with exceptional charisma, her impressive physical presence and the sophistication of her techniques made her shine on stage.

The Children of the Director: A New Contemporary Dance Horizon in Cuba

May 25, 2015 | No Comments »

George Cespedes is one of the leading dance choreographers in Cuba who can look back on an interesting career as a contemporary dancer. “Cuba is where I was born and grew up. It’s probably where’ll end up dying,” he told HT our interview.

The Vladimir Malakhov Dance Festival Returns to Cuba

April 3, 2015 | No Comments »

This year, the 2nd Vladimir Malakhov Grand Prix (named after the renowned international dancer) will be offering a series of interesting scholarships to dancers and choreographers in the United States. Paul Seaquist, the festival producer, talks to us about the event.

Barcelona’s Jazz Dance in Cuba

March 10, 2015 | No Comments »

Victor Rodrigo is a choreographer specializing in jazz dance whose unique style has earned him a place among Barcelona’s perfroming artists. He came to Havana to stage the premiere of one of his shows.

Cuban Dance Co. Stages Three Unforgettable Pieces

February 23, 2015 | No Comments »

This past February 14th, Cuba’s Danza Contemporanea (DCC) dance company treated the audience to a marvelous Saint Valentine’s gift. They performed two premieres and restaged a popular piece: English choreographer Billy Cowie’s Tangos Cubanos (“Cuban Tangos”), Cuban choreographer and former DCC dancer Alexis Zanetti’s Retorno (“Return”) and Belgian-Colombian choreographer Anabelle Lopez Ochoa’s “Reversible.” (17 photos)