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Acosta Dance will rise today to the scene in Camagüey



Camagüey, Feb 21.- Carlos Acosta dance today for the third time in his life in the main theater of this city, already with a company of his own, to conclude the tour of the Acosta Dance by the middle of Cuba.

When in November 2010, this famous dancer went to the Coliseum, as dream fulfilled to dance for the Cubans of inland, told us that his 15 years of age, in 1989, he won the grand prix of the dance festival that took place here.

In answer to the question of what it meant to dance in Camagüey, where in 1937 had already an academy of ballet, Carlos Acosta stressed: "It is always good to be presented in a scenario where there is a lot of ballet tradition, as it is in Camagüey".

He also recalled that "when I was a student, the Ballet of Camaguey was going to Havana on a regular basis to make its stations. I always felt great admiration for the dancers of this company. There was also the firm hand of Fernando Alonso and his figures. Among them were Tim (García), Peter Martin, Victor Carnesolta, Guillermo Leyva, in order. We were in class and we tried to learn from all those great people."

This Wednesday, with the antechamber of the presentations in Santiago de Cuba, Camaguey and Holguin, Acosta Dance will be tested before the public in Camagüey, knower of the dance in its many manifestations.

Open with Labyrinth, Choreography by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, who was also interpreted Mermaid; in addition to Rooster, Christopher Bruce with songs recorded by The Rolling Stones; The leap of Nijinsky, Maria Rovira, inspired by a star of the ballets that suffered from schizophrenia; and will close with the dance-sport Twelve.

These works follow a contemporary line, without leaving aside the technical development of classical ballet, and that you will be able to appreciate in the unique role envisaged here, starting at 8:30 p.m., accurate Dayris Hernández Guerra, public relations specialist of the Provincial Council of the Arts.

Acosta Dance emerged in 2015 and is led by Carlos Acosta, National Dance Prize and one of the most important dancers at the end of the 20th century and beginning of the 21st century, and who has shared the stage with the London Royal Ballet, the National Ballet of Cuba, the Houston Ballet, the American Ballet Theater, the Bolshoi Theater Ballet, the Ballet of the Paris Opera, among others. (Yanetsy León González/ Adelante) (Photo: Taken from Cubadebate)