Danzón – premiered by Accent Dance NYC at the Summer Streets Dance Festival. Danzón has been called the official dance of Cuba. Cuban choreographer Pedro Ruiz has reinvented this traditional dance and music form with contemporary and ballet movement.
Steven Vilsaint performs at Summer Streets:
WPIX 11 features Accent Dance NYC's celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, The Gift of the Alebrijes (Footage taken during a live performance at Teatro LATEA in Manhattan).
Lucia Jackson's contemporary work (Passages) takes the audience on a multicultural tour through time and space.
Sophisticated Lady, a rooftop performance, across the street from Lincoln Center, produced by I Heart Dance, and featuring the choreography of Accent Dance NYC's Lucia Jackson, danced by Elisa Toro Franky and Fadi Khoury.
Naranjo en Flor, a short film by Don Solaris, choreographed by Dardo Galletto, performed by Elisa Toro Franky, with singer Lucia Jackson, accompanied on guitar by Ron Jackson. Presented as part of From NYC to NYC with Love: The Battery Dance Virtual Festival
Accent Dance NYC in Bronx Rising!: Los Cantantes: A Tribute to Héctor Lavoe & Rubén Blades
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