Performance of Cuban Lizt Alfonso Company Admired in Mexico

1443813130lizt alfonso companyCuba’s Lizt Alfonso Dance Company will make on Thursday a second presentation at the auditorium of the Tijuana Cultural Center (Cecut) in Baja California, a tour that will end in Mexicali, the capital of this Mexican state, on October 2.

Last night, the company received applauses, cheers and standing ovations during its presentation at the Cecut, with more than 700 attendees, which was reflected by the local press on Wednesday, the Cubasi Web site reported.

This performance was dedicated by Escobedo Productions and the Company to Margarita Robles, a pioneer of classical dance in Baja California and founder of the Gloria Campobello Dance School in 1963 and of the Mexico Northwest Ballet in 1982.

The program included choreographies such as Renacer, Vine por ti and Retahila, as well as emblematic works like Alas, by Lizt Alfonso, and Fuerza y Compas, also by the founder of the group, performed by the Cuban artists, the weekly Zeta weekly reported.

Also, the choreography Bailando, by Lizt Alfonso, named after the song that interpreted by Enrique Iglesias and Gente de Zona and Descemer Bueno, was staged.

Also yesterday, the company performed a special choreographic program at a school, with the aim of bringing dance to the new generations.

Meanwhile, on September 24 and 26, the piece Alas was presented at the Macedonio Alcala Theater, located in the state of Oaxaca, south of the country.

Founded by its director and choreographer, Lizt Alfonso, in 1991, the company has since been acclaimed in the most important stages of Cuba and the world.

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