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Flamenco Y Más “Postcards From Spain”

Flamenco Y Más

Details

Categories: Dance, Art for Young Audiences (Kids Fringe), Workshop

Dates: September 23, 2023

Run Time: 60 mins

Venue: West Philadelphia Boys and Girls Club

Overview

Flamenco Y Más, is a local company of dancers & musicians with a children’s ensemble that perform in festivals, operas and ballets. Our new interactive concert is “Postcards from Spain”, which will bring to life iconic scenes from Andalucia through Traditional Flamenco and Classical Spanish Dance. Prepare to be taken on a Music and Dance journey throughout the Iberian Peninsula as we have families participate with dance, movement, song and body percussion.

This new annual hub, curated by Philly Children's Theatre is the perfect opportunity to let your imaginations run wild through the power of art. Join us Sept 23 & 24 at the Boys and Girls Club of West Philadelphia in Cobbs Creek for two full days of art-making, music-creating, dance-grooving workshops. Plus interactive performances of opera, theatre, storytelling, and dance.

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About the Artist

Anne Margaret O’Malley, a Philadelphia native, earned a BFA in Dance at the University of the Arts. She is a Performing and Teaching Artist, with a career spanning over 30 years and 2 continents. She was a Soloist with the Philadelphia Civic Ballet Company, resident Choreographer and featured dancer with the Camerata Opera Theatre, Latin Fiesta, and Flamenco Olé. She also performed, toured Europe and Choreographed for the Pre-pro company, Ballet Des Jeunes. She taught Dance and Arts Integration as an Adjunct Professor at Eastern and Temple University 2007- 2020. Ms. O’Malley’s work has been featured on local, national and international television programs and publications. Her choreography has been commissioned and performed throughout Europe and the US. Presently she is Artistic Director of the Spanish Dance and Flamenco Company, Flamenco y Más which was featured in Wilmington Ballet’s Nutcracker Dec. 2022 and performed in the Philly Fringe Fest 2022 Arts for Young Audiences with DVOC's World Premiere of "Leibovar". She performs regularly for educational programs at Olé Tapas Restaurant in Newark, Delaware and for festivals and schools throughout the Delaware Valley. She taught Spanish and Flamenco Master Classes for The RAD Irish Ballet School in Dublin, Ireland in Jan. 2023. "Postcards from Spain" is our new interactive experience for our Company and Audience. “I find great joy in providing opportunities for my company, dancers and their families to to become active participants in all aspects of the performing arts!"

Credits

  • Anne O'MalleyArtistic Director/Choreographer
  • Deborah SaldanaDancer
  • Annabella CapaccioDancer
  • Shirley Juana MartinGuitarist
  • David EckenrodeGuitarist
  • Dahiana DiazDancer
  • Shirleen ChungDancer
  • Rachel GuzmanDancer
  • Yuliette Del ToroDancer
  • Randell Paniagua DiazDancer
  • Diana Paniagua Diazdancer
  • Sophia SebastianDancer
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