Malpaso Dance Company perform April 2 at The Lensic in Santa Fe. Photo by Nir Arieli
The Lensic presents Malpaso Dance Company, direct from Havana at 7:30 p.m., April 2 at Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 W San Francisco St. in Santa Fe.
Since its establishment in 2012, Malpaso Dance Company has become one of the most sought-after Cuban dance companies, with a growing international profile. Emphasizing a collaborative creative process, Malpaso is committed to working with top international choreographers while also nurturing new voices in Cuban choreography.
The company tours with 11 dancers and is led by its original three founders: resident choreographer and Artistic Director Osnel Delgado, Executive Director Fernando Sáez and dancer and co-founder Daileidys Carrazana.
Malpaso’s Santa Fe program includes “Indomitable Waltz” (2016, choreographed by Aszure Barton), “Ocaso” (2013, choreographed by Osnel Delgado), and “Tabula Rasa” (1986, choreographed by Ohad Naharin).
An Associate Company of Joyce Theater Productions, Malpaso, together with The Joyce, has commissioned original works from a number of prominent North American choreographers, including Ron K. Brown (Why You Follow), Trey McIntyre (Under Fire), Aszure Barton (Indomitable Waltz), and Emmy-award winning Sonya Tayeh (Face the Torrent). Visit malpasodance.com for more information.