Amor Fati

Amor Fati

Love, death, passion, grief—the ingredients of any good flamenco song and, maybe not coincidentally, all the elements of the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. A’lante Flamenco’s premiere work Amor Fati spins the famous tale of the two lovers fated to be...
Juana: First (I) Dream

Juana: First (I) Dream

As six voices fill the air with transcendent music, a lone female dancer beats staccato rhythms with her feet. Brilliant, determined, defiant—this is Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, 17th century Mexican nun, scholar, writer and advocate for women’s education. A’lante...
Sabor Flamenco

Sabor Flamenco

The smell of sizzling garlic, the earthy taste of red wine—now add the sounds of rapid-fire hand clapping, feet pounding the floor, and guitars strumming to the plaintive sounds of flamenco singing. Expect all those sensory treats and more in A’lante Flamenco’s newest...
Snapshots: New World Flamenco

Snapshots: New World Flamenco

A’lante Flamenco, named “Best Dance Ensemble” by the Austin Critics’ Table in both 2014 and 2015, offers three distinctive views of flamenco in Snapshots: New World Flamenco, June 23-26 at the Rollins Theater. The production features work by two guest flamenco...
Desplazados

Desplazados

A’lante Flamenco takes a very personal look at immigration and gentrification in this intimate and theatrical flamenco experience. Skirts fly, heels stamp, guitars strum and voices wail as the company’s five dancers and five musicians bare their souls. Audience...