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Festival of Latin American Contemporary Choreographers: Cuatro Vientos (four winds)
October 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Outside on the concrete, a male performer in the foreground wearing a bright pink windbreaker holding a pink toy truck. In the background, audience members in folding chairs watch dilligently.
FLACC is the first and largest dance festival on the west coast that is devoted exclusively to Latinx/e and indigenous contemporary choreographers and culture bearers. Performers from across the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean Islands will gather to present their art and enrich the dance ecosystem of the Bay Area and beyond.
To mark its 10-year anniversary, FLACC will also present a weeklong series of events leading up to the final performances that celebrate the world of Latinx/e contemporary dance.
Fri, Oct 27 at 8:00pm
Sat, Oct 28 at 5:30pm
Performances by Christopher “Unpezverde” Núñez, a recent Princeton University Arts Fellow, Jerome Hill Fellow and visually impaired choreographer from Costa Rica now based in New York City, Fernando Ramos, choreographer from San Juan, Puerto Rico and Co-Chair of the Dance Department at New Mexico School for the Arts, and Gabriela Ceceña, a world renowned dance artist and actress from Sonora, Mexico.
Sat, Oct 28 at 8:00pm
Sun, Oct 29 at 5:30pm
Performances by Fana Fraser from Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, an interdisciplinary artists, director, performer and adjunct professor at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and recently an artist in residence at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, local artists, Karla Quintero(Colombia/Ecuador/US) and Belinda He(Singapore/US) performing a mischeivious duet on the theme of listening, and two of FLACC’s alumni from Southern California, Joey Navarrete-Medina and Co-founder of Primera Generación, Rosa Rodriguez-Frazier. These first generation Mexican-American dancers are returning to San Francisco to restage their FLACC 2016 bilingual dance performance “Lost in Translation.”