De Cerca

Friday, September 22, 2023 7:30 PM

De Cerca Philadelphia Ballet Company Performance at Teatro Esperanza

De Cerca, presented in collaboration with Esperanza’s VOCES series, this season spotlights Latin women artists. The evening will premiere a new film, Moving Words, Directed by Glenn Holsten and choreographed by Tommie Waheed-Evans in collaboration with Philadelphia Ballet dancers Zecheng Liang and Thays Golz. Moving Words blends movement, picture and sound in innovative ways to reflect the drama of everyday life in the city that 1,603,797 people call home. It is filmed on location in Philadelphia. The program will also feature an uplifting 50’s era inspired piece, On Cloud 9, created by Artistic Director Angel Corella, as well as classical variations performed by Philadelphia Ballet dancers. After the performance, join Philadelphia Ballet Latin women artists for a bi-lingual conversation moderated by Blanca Huertas-Agnew, Dance Program Director at Drexel University, Founder and Artistic Director of the Puerto Rico Classical Dance Competition, and former Philadelphia Ballet faculty member.



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