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AUSTIN — 40 million people living in the U.S. today were not born here. While many read political conflict into that statistic, Olivia Chacón sees artistic potential. Chacón is Director of A’lante Flamenco, an Austin-based flamenco music and dance troupe that is presenting a new work focused on immigration. Almost half of her 11-member company consists of immigrants to the U.S. The rest are part of another statistic: the 40,000 new arrivals that move to Austin every year. “Our ensemble is made up of Cuban refugees, Mexican and Spanish...read more
Wow, great write-up from the San Antonio Express News’ Jasmina Wellinghoff in advance of A’lante’s upcoming shows next January 10 & 11, 2015! Excerpt: “Kahlil Gibran’s book “The Prophet” has been a source of inspiration for countless readers since it was published in 1923. A collection of prose poems, the work offers philosophical, quasi-religious ruminations about various aspects of life. Last year, “The Prophet” also inspired Austin-based dancer and choreographer Olivia Chacon and her A’lante Flamenco Dance...read more
A’lante was awarded Best Dance Ensemble last night at the Austin Critics’ Table Awards for our work in Prophecies. Thanks to all A’lante members and lets get ready for “Desplazados” this...read more
Prophecies has been nominated for two Austin Critics’ Table awards, best ensemble and best dance concert. Other nominees in the categories include Ballet Austin, Forklift Danceworks, Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance...read more
Alante was noninated for best short dance work. Ballet Austin took that award but Olivia tied for Austin’s Best Dancer. Congratulations to the entire company.Get ready for The Prophet in 2014.read more