Alicia Alonso


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Cuban dancer and choreographer (born in 1921)

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After we disappear, no one talks about that: about the sunny jealousy, about the selfish silence, about gate II, about the paper vase, about Alicia Alonso coming back from a nap, about the thorny love, about the last night, about the Lunas rotas.
In 1948, Fernando, Alicia, and Alberto Alonso founded Ballet Alicia Alonso, renamed Ballet de Cuba in 1955 and Ballet Nacional de Cuba after the 1959 Revolution.
His most recent publications include "Cuban Ballet," with forewords by Alicia Alonso and Mikhail Baryshnikov and "La Giselle de Alicia Alonso: Un signo de esperanza." Last year, the Cuban-born professor began giving a series of lectures sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution titled "Cuban Culture and American Identity." In addition to his literary contributions, he has been the subject of two television documentaries on Cuban dancers.
Some of these ambassadors include Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nelson Mandela of South Africa, United States jazz musician Herbie Hancock, Cuban ballerina and choreographer Alicia Alonso, and Dubai-based philanthropist, educator and entrepreneur Sunny Varkey.
In a country where Alicia Alonso has been at the helm of Ballet Nacional de Cuba for 50 years, Miguel Iglesias may seem like a mere stripling for heading Danza Contemporanea de Cuba for 26 years.
Bernier-Grand's ALICIA ALONSO, PRIMA BALLERINA (9780761455622, $19.99) is a pick for kids in grades 3-5 with good reading skills, is illustrated in color by Raul Colon, and tells the life story of Alicia Alonso whose artistic achievements are remarkable.
El Ballet de Alicia Alonso recibia desde 1950 del Ministerio de Educacion, 33 mil pesos de subsidio; pero como se nego a colaborar con el regimen establecido, el 5 de agosto de 1956, en carta del director del INC, se informo a Alicia Alonso que se habia recomendado, previa consulta con la Junta de Asesores, la suspension de la subvencion que percibia la Sociedad Ballet de Cuba, nuevo nombre que adopto.
They gain inspiration from the legendary Alicia Alonso, a choreographer and founder of Cuba's national, who was one of the great 20th century ballerinas despite being nearly blind.
It offers a lovely illustrated book focusing on the life and career of Alicia Alonso, discusses spectacular Cuban ballet performances, and focuses on Cuban dancers within and outside of Cuba.
It offers a lovely, illustrated book focusing on the life and career of Alicia Alonso, discusses spectacular Cuban ballet performances, and focuses on Cuban dancers within and outside of Cuba.