Tarantella - Spider Dance
Alessandra Belloni & Company
Alessandra Belloni presents her 15-member company of musicians, vocalists, tarantella dancers, and aerial, stilt and acrobatic dancers in a trip back in time to Southern Italy to explore the history of the Tarantella, the Southern Italian myth of the bite of the tarantula, birth of the Spider Woman, and celebration of the wild ecstatic rites of Dyonisus. Special guest is percussionist Massimo Cusato of Calabria. May 10 & 11 at 8 PM at Lyric Hall Theater, 827 Whalley Avenue in New Haven, Ct.