Los Quatro Vientos

Los Quatro Vientos Los Cuatro Vientos tells the story of Canada’s development into a pluralistic society. It refers to “The Four Powers” or “Four Directions” an aboriginal belief –shared by several cultures around the globe—that there are gifts or powers, coming from different wind directions that contribute to the Circle…

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La Monarca

In Mexico, there is a children’s rhyme: “Un capullito en un arbol, formó una linda casita, abrió y cerró sus puertitas y se acostó a descensar. Pasó mucho tiempo y en una mañana hermosa, el capullo se rompió y salió una linda mariposa”. “A little caterpillar in a tree built…

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Mis Hermanas

Mis Hermanas tells the personal story and recalls the memories of Rosario Ancer growing up in Mexico, her dreams of becoming a dancer, her journey to Spain and her arrival to Vancouver, Canada. Through narrative, dance, sound effects, stills and video projections, the audience will be taken on a journey…

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Raices

“RAICES: A Further Exploration of the Tangled Roots of Flamenco” In 1997, Flamenco Rosario and the Indian Music Society embarked on an exploration of the shared bonds between Kathak rhythms and Sephardic music in the development and culture of flamenco with Raices at the Norman Rothstein theatre. A demonstration of…

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Quadrilogue Affective

“Quadrilogue Affective” Intertwining artistic, relational and personal facets of their respective engagement in flamenco art, Quadrilogue Affective is conceived as a four-part dialogue between two highly regarded couples at opposing stages of their professional careers. As intergenerational exchange of shifting views in movement, this paradigmatic work brings together a celebrated…

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Flamenco Ayer y Hoy

Ayer y Hoy (Then & Now) This presentation demonstrates how Flamenco was traditionally performed and how it has changed and evolved as it has moved onto the world stage. The Past/Then In the past flamenco was performed as family entertainment, after work, at weddings or social gatherings. By the mid-1800s,…

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Ritmo Y Pasion

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