Joyce Master Class: Che Malambo - Gibney
Week of August 9, 2020
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Joyce Master Class: Che Malambo

Group of people dancing on stage as another drums.

Get an introduction to Malambo, incorporating the tree main components of this percussive form: bombos (drums), boleadoras (rope with weights attached) and zapateo (the percussive footwork), demonstrating differences between the sureño (southern style of malambo) and norteño (northern style of malambo). Students will learn these original Argentinian competitive dances that exhibit beauty, fluidity, strength, and sheer bravado.

Presenting a thrilling, percussive dance and music spectacle, the Argentine-based company Che Malambo celebrates the unique South American cowboy tradition of the gaucho. This powerhouse all-male company of gauchos is directed by French choreographer and former ballet dancer, Gilles Brinas.

Che Malambo by Diane Smithers.


ACCESSIBILITY

Gibney 280 Broadway is accessible via elevator from the main entrance at 53A Chambers Street.

We welcome the opportunity to make this event more accessible. Please refrain from wearing scented products, so that people with chemical sensitivities can join us. Please request ASL interpreting, audio description, or open captioning 30 days before the event or submit other requests by completing our Access Requests and Inquiries Form or calling 646.837.6809 (Voice only).

280 Broadway
Gibney Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center
Enter at 53A Chambers Street
New York, NY 10007
646 837 6809

890 Broadway
Fifth Floor
New York, NY 10003
212 677 8560