“Burn The Floor,” an Evening of Classical Spanish Dance

Kicking off the Mercyhurst College Dance Series at the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center will be “Burn the Floor,” an Evening of Classical Spanish Dance, Saturday, Oct. 29, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 30, at 2 p.m. 

Two internationally acclaimed guest artists, Spanish flamenco dancer and choreographer, Luis Montero and powerful Dance Theatre of Harlem, principal dancer and guest artist, Ramon Thielen, will join the Mercyhurst Dancers to fire up the stage. 

Back by popular demand is Ravel’s “Bolero,” choreographed by and featuring Montero as a leading dancer. 

“Mr. Montero has become an anticipated regular for Erie audiences. His spell-binding “Carmen” left audiences wanting more and so we’ve brought him back. Once again he will restage “Bolero”, a piece of music and dance that consistently brings audiences to their feet,” said Artistic Director Tauna Hunter.

Also heating up the program will be Thielen in the bravura “Don Quixote Pas de Deux” to the music of Minkus, whose music will also lend a Spanish flavor with the sparkling classical work “Paquita.” 

This first part of the season’s series will also feature the world premiere of “!Eso Es!” by respected Erie choreographer, Mark Santillano, to the music of the Gipsy Kings. 

Ticket prices range from $5 to $12.50 and are available through the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center at 824-3000.

Bookmark and Share

News Releases

Fossils
Not your average fish tale ...
Mercyhurst geologist,students cast in Japanese documentary.
Simulations
Simulations give MNE nursing students unique understanding of mental illness
Interactive exercises used in ASN program this summer.
Border
Mercyhurst immigration expert sees border conflict with unique eye
Frank Rodriguez, Ph.D., talks about his recent visit to the U.S.-Mexican border.

National News

AIM
Forbes-AIM
Forbes report highlights universities making gains in serving needs of students on autism spectrum.
Symes
Prince George Citizen-Steven Symes
Forensic anthropologist Steven Symes, Ph.D., testifies in trial of alleged serial killer.
Ridge
Tribune Review-Ridge Archives
Gov. Tom Ridge, whose archives are housed at Mercyhurst, is quoted during a Pittsburgh fundraiser.

Twitter