The opening gala of the eighth Open Space for Dance and the Show (TEADE) last night went up to the Teatro Velasco theater scene to professional dancers, amateurs and students of the Vocational Art School (EVA) Alfonso Pérez Isacc, from Matanzas.
The presentation arranged in two tables, under the general direction of José Ángel Carret, creator of the summer TEADE began with Vida Nueva, a dance tour through the emergence and evolution of the world with a view from the mythological and religious to the beings of other planets.
The company Danza Libre, of Guantánamo; Dance Corpus, Matanzas and the students of the EVA animated the first part of the program in which snakes, rainbows, pigeons, as well as orishas of different deities were combined to give birth to life through dance.
The inaugural gala paid tribute to the outstanding plastic artist Sergio Roque Ruano, National Restoration Prize and director of the ceramic workshop of Varadero and the choreographer, singer and dancer Gerardo Horta Gutiérrez, who for many years dedicated his life to the cabaret El Pescadito in the neighborhood of Pueblo Nuevo in Matanzas.
The second part of the presentation took the Romero, Danzarena, Tropigala and Tropicana Varadero companies, among others.
Today, as part of TEADE 2019, in addition to the classes taught by international and Cuban teachers, the Creole Ballet of Canada will be presented at the White Room in Matanzas.