For Immediate Release
Contact: Audrey Ross
NEW GENERATION DANCE COMPANY PERFORMS 'BLACK WHITE TANGO' THIS WEEKEND AT THE HENRY STREET SETTLEMENT.
DIRECTOR DARDO GALLETTO COMBINES AUTHENTIC ARGENTINE TANGO, BALLET AND MODERN FOR HIS COMPANY OF 14 WITH GUESTS FROM AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE AND BROADWAY'S 'FOREVER TANGO'
Thursday, July 27, 8 PM - Opening Night Gala
Friday & Saturday, July 28 & 29 at 8 PM
Saturday & Sunday, July 29 & 30 at 3 PM
Henry Street Settlement, 466 Grand Street (F train to Delancy Street Station)
Argentinean Dardo Galletto, former member of Julio Bocca's Ballet Argentino and currently a leading New York teacher of Argentine Tango, will present his New Generation Dance Company for 5 performances, July 27-30 at the Harry de Jur Playhouse, Henry Street Settlement.
Galletto will show his unique fusion of tango, ballet and modern in two programs:
Program A (July 28 at 8 PM; July 29 at 3 PM) feaures dances to the music of master Astor Piazzolla;
Program B (July 29 at 8 PM; July 30 at 3 PM) features dances to the music of Maurice Ravel, including "Bolero de Ravel."
Dancers: Sergio Amarante, Gabriel Contreras, Oliver Kolker, Dardo Galletto, Leah Barsky, Mariana Galassi, Miwa Kaneko, Nuria Martinez, Ritsuko Sato, Valeria Solomonff, Catherine Correa.
Tango dancers: Ronen Khayat, Virginia Kelly, Dario DaSilva
Guests: Cecilia Sahia and Mariela Franganillo of "Forever Tango" (Gala July 27 only)
Guests: Luciana Paris and Elizabeth Mertz of American Ballet Theatre