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By Octavio Roca,Mikhail Baryshnikov,Alicia Alonso

     the original kind of Cuban ballet is galvanizing the area of dance within the usa, Europe, Latin the USA, and past. This lavishly illustrated ebook explores the historical past of Cuban ballet first via concentrating on the existence and profession of the indomitable Alicia Alonso. Then it tells of the many younger dancers within the Cuban diaspora who're altering the face of ballet within the twenty first Century: Lorena Feijoo, Lorna Feijoo, Joan Boada, Taras Domitro, Jose Manuel Carreno, Rolando Sarabia, and Carlos Acosta to call yet a few.

     whereas concentrating on the artistry and spirit of Cuban dancers, either inside of and out of Cuba, Octavio Roca pulls no punches yet deftly explores the political realities artists face in Cuba and the reasons so many have to depart their liked domestic to arrive their complete power, taking their grace, attractiveness, energy, and magnificence with them. Cuba's loss has develop into the worlds achieve. And the gripping stories of those attractive Cuban dancers reads like a singular that occurs to be true.

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