La Tigresa Y Briseyda Zárate
Fri Jul 23 2021 at 07:00 pm to 09:00 pmUTC-07:00
Grand Performances | Los Angeles, CA
Free. All ages. Outdoors.
Cristina "La Tigresa" Lucio, a Los Angeles flamenco dancer, began her training of flamenco puro with Linda Andrade over 16 years ago. She continued her studies in Seville, Spain with legendary gypsy flamenco dancers Carmelilla Montoya, Manuela Carrasco and Angelita Vargas. She has performed at many venues throughout Los Angeles that present traditional tablao style Flamenco shows, such as El Cid, The Fountain Theatre, Cafe Sevilla, etc.
She has also a danced for Sakai Flamenco, the only flamenco company for the prestigious Los Angeles Music Center and a grant recipient of the Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County. Cristina is also a founding member of the LA based group Subsuelo, which has been recognized by LA Weekly as "Best Party in East LA" and “A funky all-purpose rumpus room for late-generation bicultural Angelenos” by the LA Times. She has toured with the show "Battle of the Dance" which led to a seasonal residency at the Flamingo Casino in Las Vegas. And she currently performs and tours internationally with the Grammy award winning artist Benise. She was a featured soloist in "Benise Strings of Passion" and an assistant choreographer plus featured flamenco soloist for Benise's new show "Fuego!"
Briseyda Zárate is an inspired and skilled Professional Flamenco Dancer, Choreographer, and Master Teacher from Los Angeles, CA. She is celebrated for her fiery intensity, technical prowess, and her ability to convey the essence at the heart of Flamenco. She has lived and performed extensively in Spain and the US and is among the few in the top-most level of those practicing this art form in the United States.