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Malpaso Dance Company Brings Power, Thought, and Grace to the Irvine Barclay Theatre

March 22, 2019
LA Dance Chronicle
By Jeff Slayton

The Malpaso Dance Company was founded just six years ago and with the aid of Joyce Theater Productions, it has already drawn the attention of world renown choreographers and become one of the most sought-after Cuban dance companies in the U.S. and abroad. The company is presently touring with the 1980 work Fielding Sixes choreographed by Merce Cunningham, and the March 20, 2019 program at the Irvine Barclay Theatre included works by Artist Director/Choreographer Osnel Delgado, and choreographers Aszure Barton and Sonya Tayeh. It is a company with a cast of 11 brilliant dancer artists who brought the Irvine Barclay Theatre audience to the feet with their stage presence, technical prowess, acting abilities, and their grace.

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