Internationally acclaimed, Carolina and CarolÃ© show
combines the pulsating sounds of footwork,
song, castanets, syncopated hand clapping
and guitar that paints a visual canvas in movement
through dance embodied with an attitude. The relationship
among these rhythmic essentials is riveting. If you have
not seen this mother-daughter duo, it's time to
experience their high energy and passion for
Flamenco & Spanish dance that the SF Chronicle
calls "tradition with a twist."
"Flamenco star CarolÃ© AcuÃ±a brings the soul of Spain to San Francisco" - Peter Fish, Sunset Magazine
â€œLugo is a woman with complicated memories and sorrowsâ€¦ When she dances, she conveys depths of melancholy, devilishness or joy through the apt placement of her torso. The tilt of her ribs, for example, is just right to create that essential image of dignity, slight arrogance and emotional daring without which Flamenco is just another collection of steps and tunes. As a musician sheâ€™s equally sophisticated, inhabiting the music in the middle of every beat, with a command that is neither haughty nor proud, but self-assured, at ease. She dances the way some French cookâ€”with what appears to be a graceful inevitability discovered on the spot." ~ Ann Murphy, Dance Critic for Dance View West Magazine
"It is when Lugo and her daughter CarolÃ© AcuÃ±a dance together that the women unearth a new dimension in dance..." ~ Ann Murphy, Oakland Tribune
ODC Theater located in the historic Mission District of San Francisco is only minutes from downtown by cab, 3 blocks from the 16th St./Mission BART station, and MUNI bus contentions from anywhere in the city.
Parking: In addition to street parking, there is a UCSF lot on the corner of 17th and Shotwell Street, directly across from the theater. A Lot Machine is located near the parking kiosk.On weekends a flat rate of $1.50 per park is in effect.
Contact Carolina Lugo for additional information about classes, workshops, and bookings at 415-933-9391 [email protected]
or visit her website at http://www.carolinalugo.com