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BALAM Festival: LIve Cultural Dance and Music (FREE)

BALAM Festival: LIve Cultural Dance and Music (FREE)


BALAM Dance Theatre


La Nacional
239 West 14th St
New York, New York 10011


Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 7:00pm



BALAM Dance Theatre

Travel around the world to different cultures and time periods on the BALAM Dance Theatre stage. Join us in celebrating a return to live performing with an audience with these dances and movements presented by our stellar performers:

1) Oleg Tambulilingan (Bumblebee Dance duet), a playful traditional Balinese dance to gamelan music. Nani Devi & Carlos Fittante

2) Rama-Sita-duet from BALAM's fusion Ramayana ballet. Robin Gilbert & Carlos Fittante.

3) Kumasaka, a Japanese Noh dance solo. Toshinori Hamada performs this live in NYC for the first time.

4) Scottish Tunes, a Baroque music suite. Lisa Terry on gamba & Ryan Closs on theorbo

5) El Bosque (The Forest), a Baroque dance duet performed to live theorbo. Ryan Closs, Yumiko Niimi-debut role, and Carlos Fittante. This work debuts as a premiere.

6) La Madrileña, a Spanish Escuela Bolera duet performed by Barbara Romero and Carlos Fittante. Ms. Romero will debut a new costume for the Spanish dances.

7) Panaderos de la Flamenco, an Andalusian Spanish Escuela Bolera duet. Barbara Romero and Carlos Fittante
Inma Heredia will bring her salero to the program, as a virtual host.


The event is FREE and open to the public. Advanced Registration is Required. Due to social distancing requirements, seating is limited. To ensure a space, members of the public must reserve a seat in advance by contacting balamdancetheatre@gmail.com or 646-361-9183. Please provide a first and last name, the number of reservations, and an e-mail address to receive confirmation.

This program is made possible in part by the New York City Artist Corps. Social distancing and mask rules will be required. As required by the City of New York, proof of vaccination for COVID-19 will be enforced. 

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