Hernando Cortez


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Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico (1485-1547)

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Below: John Chamberlain, The Secret Life of Hernando Cortez, 1968, still from a color film in 16 mm.
Witliff has sold APG his pitch "The Conquest of Mexico," an epic tale that centers on a love triangle between Hernando Cortez, Montezuma and their translator Marina during the overthrow of the Aztec empire.
Eduardo Aquino, Fortunato Camus, Hernando Cortez, Edgardo Dojillo, Ricardo Filio, and Joel Jose.
Esplanade, a Paul Taylor masterpiece staged by artistic director and former Taylor dancer Hernando Cortez, exhilarated the standing-room-only audience with its spirit and infectious energy.
In the Americas, indigenous tribes were so terrified of the Aztecs they eagerly united with Spanish explorer Hernando Cortez, who introduced a new brand of terror to the continent.
After retirement, Hurlin was able to focus entirely on Dancers Responding to AIDS, an organization she and fellow Paul Taylor dancer, Hernando Cortez, had founded in 1991.
From Charlotte Boye-Christensen came In Passing, a sunny romp that sends seven dancers swooping through space on buoyant Brazilian rhythms, and Artistic Director Hernando Cortez created a static miniature for dancers on pointe in The Last Sun.
Aquino, 20 (1953-1973); Fortunato Camus, 26 (1949-1976); Hernando Cortez, 29 (1954-1983); Edgardo Dojillo, 24; Ricardo P.
The first performance of Cleveland Repertory Project, under newly appointed Artistic Director Hernando Cortez in 2003, might best be described as a dance community version of "Shock and Awe.
The purpose, according to Hernando Cortez, artistic director of Cleveland Repertory Project, was to identify and address several needs, including fund-raising, public relations, and the creation of a clearinghouse similar to that of New York City's Dance Theather Workshop.
Cleveland Repertory Project has received funding from the National Endowment tot the Arts to underwrite MoonDogg, a dance by Artistic Dilector Hernando Cortez that honors rock 'n' roll, and its founding Cleveland DJ, Alan Freed.
The appointment of Hernando Cortez as new artistic director of the Repertory Project signals a sea change for Cleveland's fourteen-year-old modern dance repertory company.
DRA was founded in 1991 by Paul Taylor dancers Denise Roberts and Hernando Cortez.
According to Hernando Cortez, founding director of Dancers Responding to AIDS (DRA), "The epidemic is not over.
headed by artistic director Hernando Cortez (left), inaugurated the Limelight Theater June 16 in Manhattan's renowned club-in-a-church of the same name, and in Montreal, the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault has begun renovating the Saint-Robert-Bellarmin Church into a unique "site of choreographic creation and production.