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

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

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...

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

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...

 Quintaesencia

A’lante Flamenco’s dancers and musicians evoke the four elements–air, water, earth, and fire–while adding their own fifth element–passion! Quintaesencia is a sensory extravaganza offered exclusively for Luminaria, San Antonio’s outdoor art festival October 23 &...

The Red Shoes: A Flamenco Fairytale

Live the dream…until it becomes a nightmare! A’lante Flamenco Dance proudly presents “The Red Shoes: A Flamenco Fairytale,” an innovative new flamenco interpretation of the deliciously dark fable by Hans Christian Andersen. With choreography by Olivia Chacón and live...

Prophecies

“Prophecies” is the newest creation by the artists of A’lante. Inspired by the prose poetry of Khalil Gibran, whose book “The Prophet” has captured readers’ imaginations since 1923, A’lante’s work imagines a mythical dialogue with Gibran’s fictional prophet, using...

Flamencura

“Flamencura” transports audiences into a traditional Spanish flamenco club, where performers show off their skills with fire and passion. Best suited for smaller venues, this production features 6-8 performers. “Flamencura” is a highly adaptable program.

Dark Sounds

The distinctive “sonidos negros” (dark sounds) that characterize flamenco music provide the inspiration for this suite of dances that embrace tradition while tweaking the typical. Be prepared for a new vision of flamenco!