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¡Adelante, Cuba! Festival

Acosta Danza:



Apr 25 – 27, 2018

Tickets Start at $25



En Español

Beg, borrow, or steal a ticket.

Evening Standard (London)

“You can’t help rooting for the dancers as they sprint and dip into ever trickier combinations.”

Independent (London)

¡Adelante, Cuba! Festival is a celebration of the rich and vibrant artists of Cuba featuring dance, music, talks, master classes, and a special Festival Kickoff at The Greene Space.

International ballet superstar Carlos Acosta—who has graced all the major stages with The Royal Ballet of London, American Ballet Theatre, and Houston Ballet—returned to his hometown of Havana and assembled the finest performers from the worlds of contemporary dance and classical ballet to form his own company, Acosta Danza.

Read about Carlos Acosta and how his company of exceptional dancers are showcasing their Cuban roots in this feature from The New York Times. Listen to WNYC dance critic Marina Harss discuss the must-see performances at New York City Center, highlighted by a guest appearance by Acosta himself.

Alrededor no hay nada
Choreographed by Goyo Montero

El Cruce sobre el Niágara
Choreographed by Marianela Boán

Choreographed by Raúl Reinoso
Features live musical accompaniment from pianist José Gavilondo and cellist Cicely Parnas

Choreographed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
Carlos Acosta himself performs in a new, lyrical duet about a tipsy encounter between strangers

Choreographed by Jorge Crecis
A fast-paced frenzy that utilizes glow sticks, water bottles, and immaculate timing to explore the limits of the human body.

New York City Center presents
Acosta Danza: Debut
Produced by Sadler’s Wells and Valid Productions
Co-produced with The Movement and Festspielhaus St Pölten

Learn more about the ¡Adelante, Cuba! Festival.



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Lead Sponsor

Major Support for the ¡Adelante, Cuba! Festival is provided by 

Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Leadership Support for Dance at City Center is provided by

Support for the Artistic Innovation Fund is provided by

Lisa and Richard Witten