Between Worlds at New World Stages from 4 Mar
Siudy: Between Worlds ('Siudy: Entre Mundos'), a first-of-its-kind Flamenco fantasia, will have its Off-Broadway premiere at New World Stages theatre this spring.
Created by Grammy-nominee Pablo Croce (director/producer) and Siudy (choreographer/performer), Between Worlds explores a new form of story-telling that incorporates Flamenco dancing with percussion. The limited engagement is scheduled to open at New World Stages' Stage 1 on 20 Mar 2011, following previews from 4 Mar, and close on 22 May 2011.
Press notes for Between Worlds describes the show as bursting "through artistic and cultural boundaries, transporting us to a future where water has all but disappeared and desperate tribes war with each other and the elements for survival. Only one force is powerful enough to save humanity from itself -- love. Twenty-two performers from around the globe drum and dance in a kinetic and provocative blend of Flamenco, urban dance and percussion to create a multi-sensory theatrical experience for the whole family."
In addition to Siudy, the company features Roberto Castillo, Adolfo Herrera and Joaquin Gomez 'El Duende', Analí Alcantara, Patricia Cinquemani, Claudia Gonzales, Patricia Morean, Natalia Novela, Daniela Rosi, Adriana Olivares, Samantha Zerpa, Brian Abadia, Aquiles Acosta, Celina Beach, Melissa Sadler, Thomas Hernandez, Omar Amado, Diego Alvarez, Jesus Orta, Veronica Palacios and Maria Corina Salcedo.
Created and Directed by Pablo Croce and Siudy, the creative team includes choreography by Siudy, Roberto Castillo, Jesús Orta and Brian Abadia, scenic design by Neil Patel, sound design by Marcelo Añez, projection design by Jan Hartley, urban costume design by Veronica Porras and Joey Rolón, and flamenco costume design by Siudy & Siudy Quintero. Original music is by Diego Franco, Ernesto Briceno, and Roberto Castillo, with additional music by Pepe Perez and DJ Leo Castillo.
Pablo Croce (Creator/Director/Producer) is a four-time Latin Grammy Nominee for Best Video of the Year winner of the MTVLA Award 2006 and OYE 2008 Award. Pablo started a career in the music industry as a musician and recording engineer, later transitioning to moving picture editing developing his skills in TV productions, TV series, documentaries and music videos. In 2000, Pablo decided to transition into a directing career. In 2000, MVJet Productions was formed to support the production of his music video and commercial directing efforts. MVJet Productions specialized in destination productions capturing Croce's vision all across the globe. Several of his videos have been nominated for Music Video of the Year honors. Most recently, he directed "Like Water," a documentary on the MMA UFC champ Anderson Silva.
Siudy (Creator/Choreographer/Designer/Performer) began her ballet and Flamenco studies at the age of 5, and studied in Madrid and Seville under the guidance of renowned Flamenco masters. She participated as lead dancer and special guest of the following companies: Antonio Canales, Domingo Ortega, and Adrian Galia. On several occasions she has performed as a star in the Madrilenian Tablao "Casa Patas." Siudy formed her own dance company in 2000, "Caminos Flamencos," with over 80 shows at the Millenium Celebration Pavillion in Disney's Epcot Center. In 2004, she starred in the musical 'Herodías' with Ballet Flamenco La Rosa in Miami Florida. Her new show 'En Cuerpo y Alma' (2004-2005) integrated jazz and contemporary dance with Flamenco and Bailaora (2006- 2007) was awarded the "2006 Municipal Dance Award" - Honorable Mention, in Caracas, Venezuela.
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