RDT's Ring Around the Rose to Welcome Tablado Dance Company, 10/12

The talented Flamenco artists from Tablado Dance Company will grace the stage of Ring Around the Rose on October 12, 2013. As always, the show will be interactive and "wiggle-friendly" for audiences ages 2-102. Featuring both dancers and a live band, Tablado Dance Company will present an up close and personal view of this incredible art form.

Founded in 2001 and directed by Solange Gomes (main dancer, artistic director and choreographer), Tablado Dance Company is dedicated to sharing its passion for the dance, music and culture of Spain and is known for maintaining the ethnic richness of flamenco. The company combines the vigor and passion of a traditional Flamenco with the vitality of the modern style through unique arrangements made by the authentic 'cuadro flamenco'. Tablado's concerts blend aesthetics, meld genres, and connect to your heart.

Flamenco is a musical phenomenon that, in spite of its popular roots, survived different periods and trends, and transcends borders and nationalities. It is a living art which has drawn on all kinds of different musical trends without losing its own personality. An art for where the audience participates in an emotional and heartfelt manner.

In this interactive show children will gain cultural insights, Spanish language vocabulary in support of Flamenco learning and learn some flamenco dance techniques for footwork, arms, posture and movements in addition to songs, claps and rhythms with the luxury of a live band.

Who: Tablado Dance Company
What: Ring Around the Rose
When: Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 11:00 am
Where: Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center (138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101)
How: $5 tickets available through ArtTix (www.arttix.org, 801-355-ARTS, or at the box office)

Photo courtesy of Tablado Dance Company

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