Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba brings the island to life at LAC

Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba warms up Canada in the heart of winter, when The Living Arts Centre (LAC) continues its Hot Havana Nights! series on Feb. 28.

The group of 17 dancers and eight musicians and singers is a genuine expression of the cultural melting pot that defines Cuban culture.  

Director and choreographer, Lizt Alfonso, founded the company in October 1991. It was the first Cuban dance company to perform at the Latin Grammy Awards. Together with Enrique Iglesias, Descemer Bueno y Gente de Zona, they also perform in the music video Bailando. The company’s performances combine elements of flamenco, ballet and contemporary dance with Spanish and Afro-Cuban rhythms. Artistically flamboyant and musically fulfilling, Made In Cuba is a love story that will take audiences to the four corners of the island country and transport them into the midst of colourful Cuban life.  

Tickets start at $40 and can be bought at the box office (905-306-6000) or online at livingartscentre.ca. 

Anyone who purchases a ticket to see Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba is automatically entered to win an all-inclusive Cuban vacation, courtesy of Hola Sun Holidays. Purchase tickets to two or more of the LAC’s Hot Havana Nights! shows for an even higher chance of winning. Groups of 10 receive three entries to the contest and three more for every additional 10 tickets. Buy tickets to three Hot Havana Nights! shows and save 10 per cent.

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