Clara Rodriguez, AguaClara Flamenco
Eric Solano, Parangal Filipino Dance Company
2017 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Participants
For decades, the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival has served as the embodiment of the Bay Area’s cultural diversity and as a beacon for sustaining and celebrating world culture. Two local dance groups, showcasing two different dance forms, will give a lecture and demonstration, providing participants with an intimate look at the festival’s performance series, which will be performed at the San Francisco Opera House for the first time.
Clara Rodriguez, director of AguaClara Flamenco, has trained and worked professionally in the flamenco world for 25 years. She has been a featured soloist in productions throughout the United States, Spain, Portugal and India and has also performed at Oakland’s Disco Volante.
Parangal Dance Company is led by Eric Solano. The company’s hopes to honor Filipino heritage, presenting richly varied ethnic attire, music and inspired dances from different regions.
Location: 555 Post St., San Francisco
Time: 11:30 a.m. networking reception, noon program
Program organizer: Anne Smith