Abou Lagraa / Cie La Baraka

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Abou Lagraa / Cie La Baraka

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French based multicultural dance company La Baraka (www.cie-labaraka.com), directed by Algerian roots choreographer Abou Lagraa, is about to undertake a 2-week long tour of the USA with several public performances of its 70 mns long Un Monde en Soi/A World on its Own work, featuring 7 dancers and live music participation by the Lyon based Debussy String Quartet playing compositions by John Cage and Bach. Among the scheduled stops is a 2-day residency with a performance on Tuesday, March 1st at 8PM at Mandeville Auditorium as part of the 2010/11 ArtPower ! Multi-Arts international Season at UC San Diego www.artpower.ucsd.edu .

This will mark the 5th US tour by La Baraka dance company which had performed previously in New York City, Houston, Southern California, Seattle and at Washington DC’s Kennedy Center as part of the month-long Arabesques/Arab cultures Festival in March 09. The nationwide tour has been made possible with support from CULTURES France/Institut Francais, SPEDIDAM, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States and Musique Nouvelle en Liberte.

Photographie : Eric Boudet

location : Mandeville Theater, UC San Diego, La Jolla, CA 90024

info : www.artpower.ucsd.edu

Dernière modification : 09/02/2011

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