Tiempo Muerto (Time Out) show is the only New York appearance of Rafael Amargo and his dance compay in NY this fall

Friday, June 20, 2008
"It is probably safe to say that Rafael Amargo is in a class by himself.” Jennifer Dunning, The New York Times

He’s a movie star in Europe, a regular face on glossy magazine covers throughout the continent and one of the best-known flamenco dancers and choreographers, critically acclaimed for bringing flamenco into the 21st century. His multi-award-winning, multimedia flamenco theatre production, “POETA EN NUEVA YORK,” based on poetry by Federico García Lorca, had its New York premiere at New York City Center.

Rafael Amargo founded his Flamenco Company ten years ago, and since then, he has worked in the most important Theaters, Festivals and Shows Worldwide. He has also received 4 Max Awards (Highest distinction of the Spanish Scenic Arts): two awards as Best Dancer and Best Dancing Show for “AMARGO”, one Best Dancer Award for “EL AMOR BRUJO”, and one Best Dancer Award for “POETA EN NUEVA YORK, a show which has also been awarded as Best Show of the Decade by the readers of the most important newspaper in Spain EL PAIS. He has also received the POSITANO LEONIDE MASSINE AWARD (Highest Dance distinction in Italy), granted to the most important world dancers. Amargo has been selected to choreograph the new West End production of ZORRO scheduled to follow its London opening in New York!

The Spanish Flamenco "Master Choreographer and Dancer" has created this new production Tiempo Muerto (Time Out) especially for the USA. This is Rafael Amargo’s sixth show and it is a new stage in his constant evolution. This show means the return to the roots, to the essence of flamenco.Tiempo Muerto (Time Out) show is the only New York appearance of Rafael Amargo and his dance company in NY's historic Town Hall theatre this fall, on September 20th, 2008 at 8:00 PM and September 21st, 2008 at 3:00 PM.

Maestro Artist Mgmt, PR Team

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