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Acosta Danza – Tocororo Suite (Spanish Tour)

In July and August 2022, Acosta Danza will be performing Tocororo Suite at a number of venues across Spain. Tocororo Suite comprises a suite of dances taken from Tocororo: A Cuban Tale, which was Carlos Acosta’s first dance theatre piece that he choreographed and starred in. It received its premiere in 2003 at the Gran […]

Marco Antonio Palomino

Born in Granma, Cuba. Marco began his studies at the National School of Art (ENA), in Havana in 2007. His early creations included: En la rueda and Doctor Cirrosis, presented at the International Dance Festival in Urban Landscapes and other competitions.He joined the Rosario Cárdenas company in 2013. There he performed choreographies such as Tributo al Monte, Prado 111, María Viván, Concierto en […]

Chay Torres

Born in Santiago de Cuba. Chay began his dance studies at the José María Heredia Vocational School of Art in 2011. He was an outstanding student and was selected as the most versatile student on the scene in 2015, for his ease in assuming different dance styles. In 2017, he began studying at the Acosta […]

Amisaday Naara

Born in Santa Clara, Cuba. Amisaday at the age of five she began rhythmic gymnastics at the José Antonio Hechevarría sports school in her province. She studied Spanish dance and in 2011 and then moved to the Olga Alonso Elementary School of Art. During her time there she participated in the Ernestina Quintana dance competitions, […]

Acosta Danza – 100% Cuban

Acosta Danza – 100% Cuban Tour Spring 2022 Acosta Danza return with a programme of new and existing exceptional works. Back by popular demand are, Paysage, soudain, la nuit by visionary Swedish choreographer Pontus Lidberg and Impronta, which was created specially for Acosta Danza by Spanish choreographer Maria Rovira. Making their UK premieres are Hybrid, by the award-winning Cuban Norge Cedeno, Liberto by Acosta […]

Carlos Acosta – On Before

On Before Tour 2021 Valid Productions and its co-producing partner Norwich Theatre are delighted to announce that they will re-mount and tour On Before, an intensely personal evening of dance conceived, directed and performed by legendary Cuban dancer, Carlos Acosta CBE, as UK venues re-open in July and August 2021 emerging from the cultural crisis. […]

Acosta Danza – Evolution (UK Spring Tour)

UK Tour Spring 2020 International ballet superstar Carlos Acosta and his critically acclaimed Cuban company Acosta Danza perform a programme of new and existing works. Acosta makes a guest appearance in the iconic Rooster, choreographed by Christopher Bruce to music by the Rolling Stones. The company also perform new work, Paysage, Soudain, la nuit by […]

Acosta Danza Up Close

13-24 February 2020 Carlos Acosta’s own dance company is drawn from the best of Cuba’s dancers and performs a distinctive repertory that combines national and international flavours in technique, choreography and music. As a Sadler’s Wells International Associate Company, Acosta Danza is no stranger to London, and on this occasion the company will be seen in a […]

Arelys Hernández

She was born in Havana and began her studies in 2003, at the Elementary School of Ballet Alejo Carpentier. Five years later she continued her training at the National School of Art, specializing in modern, folkloric and contemporary dance. During this period, she choreographed Ventana 7, a piece presented at the Impulso Festival organized by the company Danza Retazos. In […]

Patricia Torres

She was born in the Artemisa province. At the age of ten, she began her classical ballet studies at the Cuba-Canada Vocational School ofArt. She continued her training at the Fernando Alonso National Ballet School. During those years she obtained, among other recognitions, the Female Bronze Medal, in the modality, pas de deux in the […]