Antonio Granjero & EntreFlamenco with the support of Maria Benitez: FLAMENC@S
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
$25 - $55
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Principle dancer and choreographer of Maria Benitez Teatro Flamenco Antonio Granjero returns to Santa Fe with his EntreFlamenco Company.
Experience the Passion & Fire of Flamenco!
Antonio Granjero was born in Jerez de la Frontera (Cádiz). He began his studies of classical Spanish, classical ballet, and flamenco dance when he was ten years old. As a child he performed for several years with Albarizuela ballet touring in Israel, Italy, England, Switzerland, France and Japan. Granjero has worked with Carmen Cortes Dance Company, La Chunga, Flamenco Company Alhama, La Tati, Manolete, Juan Maya “Marote”, Victor Monge “Serranito”, El Güito, Maria Benitez Teatro Flamenco and many others. He in now based in San Antonio Texas where he is the director of EntreFlamenco Dance Space and EntreFlamenco Company.
EntreFlamenco Company was founded by Granjero in 1998 and was originally based in Madrid Spain. Recently, the company presented FLAMENCO PARA 4 ESTACIONES in the Sterling Houston Theatre in San Antonio, Texas. This production was recognized by the San Antonio Express News as the “The Best of Dance of 2009.” This production also was presented in association with the Pan American Dance Institute and New Mexico State University Dance Program at the Rio Grande Theatre in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Granjero was awarded the choreography award in 2010 for “Flamenco del Sur” a production that was presented in San Antonio, Houston and Atlanta.
The mission of Entre Flamenco Company is to promote, share and educate the public about the history and evolucion of flamenco culture through music and dance performance.