Feb 8, 2018
4:00 am
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Image: Alayo Dance Company / photo by Tom Ehrlich

Join us for a carnival-inspired performance by Ramón Ramos Alayo and the Alayo Dance Company. Alayo will choreograph a site-specific work in conjunction with the current exhibition En Mas: Carnival and Performance Art in the Caribbean. Alayo Dance Company presents a variety of Cuban dance forms such as Yoruba, Rumba, Salsa and Afro-Cuban Modern dance.

In 2002, Ramón Ramos Alayo founded the Alayo Dance Company. As director and choreographer, his work is an innovative fusion of Afro-Cuban modern, folkloric and popular Cuban dance. He eloquently articulates his aesthetic vision through a synthesis of these dance styles, citing from each traditions, movements, narratives and concepts indicative of Cuban culture. 2003 Ramos co-founded and became artistic director of CubaCaribe, a non-profit with the mission to preserve and promote the rich cultural and artistic traditions of the Carribbean and its diaspora.

Alayo Dance Company is the resident company of CubaCaribe.

Advanced Purchase: $15 General Admission | $10 Student/Senior/MoAD Member

At the Door: $20 General Admission | $15 Student/Senior/MoAD Member

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