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Student Matinee Series
The Argentine company Che Malambo excites audiences through precise footwork and rhythmic stomping, drumming of the bombos, singing, and whirling boleadoras (lassos with stones on the end). Presenting a thrilling, percussive dance and music spectacle, the company’s work celebrates the unique South American cowboy tradition of the gaucho. This powerhouse all-male company of gauchos is directed by French choreographer and former ballet dancer Gilles Brinas.
Tickets: School groups and home-school tickets and information available at 802-652-4548, ext. 1
Links to world music, Argentinian culture/history/tradition, collaboration, innovation, ensemble, ethnicity, movement, expression
Standards: CC ELA: RL 1-10, SL 1-4, L 4, 6, RH 7 & C3.D2.Geo.1, 4-6, 10, His.1, 2
Length: 1 hour