Friday, May 20, 2016 - Saturday, May 21, 2016
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cristian Correa was born in Cordoba, Argentina where he started dancing Argentine Folklore at the age of five. Mr. Correa has appeared in several films, including “Un Tango Mas”, the story of tango icons Maria Nieves and Juan Carlos Copes. He represented Cordoba in The Tango Mundial Championships where he was sub-champion for three consecutive years. He has danced in the most renowned tango shows, including Esquina Carlos Gardel, Tango Porteño, La Ventana and Hotel Faena’s “ Rojo Tango”. He is also the choreographer and director of the historic Querandi Tango show. Mr. Correa is a highly sought out teacher and performer, known for his unique style and dynamic presence.
Leah Barsky was born in Germany and grew up in NY. She has been dancing since the age of five. Ms. Barsky is a cross-disciplined performer, and is highly proficient in classical ballet, contemporary dance and Argentine tango. In 2014 she danced in The Mark Morris Production of “L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato” at Lincoln Center. Ms. Barsky has also appeared as a featured dancer in several productions with The Chicago Lyric Opera and The Metropolitan Opera. In addition, she danced as one of the final couples in the 2014 and 2015 Mundial Tango Championships. As a cross-cultural person and multidiscipline dancer, Ms. Barsky is a unique performer and insightful teacher. The New York Times raved that Ms. Barsky is “sensual and direct and… the most compelling” performer.
Event Location and Ticket Information
Alvin & Friends Restaurant
14 Memorial Highway
New Rochelle, New York 10801
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Date: Friday, May 20, 2016 - Saturday, May 21, 2016
Times: 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Presenter: Mayte Vicens Dance Theater
Presenter Phone: 347-989-4145
Presenter Website: www.maytevicens.com