Ovations Series Presents Evening of Flamenco Music and Dance

Posted on 10/8/2018 1:55:40 PM

Hailed for his modern and courageous choreography, Eduardo Guerrero Compañía Flamenca will be performing “Flamenco Pasión” at Fisher Auditorium, located in IUP’s Performing Arts Center, on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. as a part of the 2018–19 Ovations! series presented by the Lively Arts at IUP.

Dancers and Musicians from Flamenco PasionDirect from Cádiz, Spain, Compañía Flamenca Eduardo Guerrero presents “Flamenco Pasión,” a program specifically crafted for the North American audience. Eduardo Guerrero, critically acclaimed flamenco dancer and choreographer, uses his eclectic style, combining classical and contemporary Spanish dance, ballet, and contortion to express the depth of passion and skill exhibited in the many styles of this beloved, Spanish art form. This group of elite artists, including Eduardo Guerrero himself, captivates audiences as they convey all of the different feelings of this temperamental and passionate dance.

Eduardo Guerrero Gónzalez began dancing when he was just six years old at Carmen Guerrero’s School in Cádiz, where he forged the base of his dancing career that he then further developed with professional dancers such as Mario Maya, Antonio Canales, Manolo Marín, or Chiqui de Jerez, among others. He studied Spanish Dance in Cádiz at the conservatory of music, and afterwards he extended his contemporary and classic dance knowledge with David Greenall and Montserrat Marín, respectively. It was in 2002 when he started to work with major artists on the national scene who valued Eduardo’s physical ability, flawless technique, and evident quality. Eduardo has toured all over the world at the side of the greatest names in dance, at the most prestigious theaters and dance festivals. In 2017, Eduardo Guerrero won the XVI Audience Award at the Jerez Festival for best single flamenco dancer, a very prestigious award.

Tickets for this event are available for purchase online through the Lively Arts website or by calling the ticket hotline at 724-357-1313. They can also be purchased at the Performing Arts Center Ticket Office in Fisher Auditorium. Any seats remaining will be sold at the door starting one hour prior to the performance. Tickets are priced at $22 for regular admission, $19 for seniors and groups, and $13 for I-Card and military and $11 for students and children. Online tickets are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  The ticket hotline and ticket office in Fisher Auditorium are open from noon to 5:00 p.m. weekdays. The ticket office is closed for university holidays. Tickets are not available at the Hadley Union Building. For more information on this and other events as well as group tickets within the Lively Arts, call 724-357-2787 (ARTS) or e-mail lively-arts@iup.edu.

The Ovations! series is funded, in part, by donations through the Premiere Club, business sponsorships, grants, and the IUP Student Cooperative Association. The Lively Arts, a program of the College of Fine Arts, presents nearly 200 performances, programs, and exhibits annually.