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    Dance Affiliates/nextmove Dance presents Malpaso Dance Company

    Dance Affiliates

    Where:
    1412 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
    When:

    Wednesday February 15th 2017 to Sunday February 19th 2017

    • Sundays

      3pm to 5pm

    • And the following dates:

      Wednesday February 15th 2017 from 7:30pm to 5pm

      Thursday February 16th 2017 from 7:30pm to 5pm

      Friday February 17th 2017 from 8pm to 5pm

      Saturday February 18th 2017 from 2pm to 5pm

      Saturday February 18th 2017 from 8pm to 5pm

      Sunday February 19th 2017 from 3pm to 5pm

    Malpaso Dance Company, one of Cuba’s hottest and newest multi-cultural contemporary dance troupes, makes its Philadelphia debut, performing two full-company works. 24 Hours and a Dog is a 40-minute work choreographed by Osnel Delgado (Artistic Director Co-Founder/Malpaso). Set to the theatrical and evocative music by Grammy Award-winning jazz composer Arturo O’Farrill, the work is inspired by the daily life of a dancer in Havana -- the rhythms of everyday life and a mysterious invisible character of a dog. NOW Toronto notes “As the theatre begins to vibrate with accumulated energy, you get the feeling that they could dance just about any genre with jaw-dropping style.” Why You Follow choreographed by Ronald K. Brown (Artistic Director/Evidence) is a rousing exploration of the rhythmic pace of Afro-Cuba culminating into a rollicking poly-rhythmic house party to music by Zap Mama, Gordheaven & Juliano, The Allenko Brotherhood, and Heavy Quarterz. Dance Enthusiast notes, it “features vibrant steps performed to infectious Afro-Cuban sounds. African, disco, hip hop, and modern dance forms meld with the performers’ vivacious flair to create a singular, communal style.” www.danceaffiliates.org

    ADA accessible
    TICKETS
    $20 - $60
    CONTACT
    Box Office
    215-422-4580

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