The one night only event, scheduled for August 17 at 8 p.m. at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium ONSTAGE black box, is presented by Art Works For Us, with funding from Miami-Dade Cultural Affairs. SOULÉ will ignite the senses and inspire the soul with an international cast of 15 dancers and musicians as they explore the crossroads of Flamenco, American roots music and contemporary dance.
The performers include: Dancers Ana Miranda, Ana Bolt, Barny Espinal, Crystal Casas, Maria Ines Serritella, and Pioneer Winter; Musicians Carl Ferrari (guitarist), Andres Roa (drum set), Richard Rippe (bass) + guest artists; Singers Juliet Maisha and Jaime Moreno and spoken word artist Marie Whitman. Miranda’
Art Works For Us, Inc is a 501C3 non-profit dedicated to community service and artistic excellence. A portion of the Cultural Affairs grant award is also providing inclusive flamenco classes for children with disabilities at Creative Children Therapy. For more information, visit artworksforus.com
About Gypsy Cat: Talented world class artists blend the sounds and rhythms of jazz, blues, rock, and flamenco. Gypsy Cat brings the music of Carl Ferrari with the choreography of flamenco dancer Ana Miranda.
"Gypsy Cat played a lovely original song called "Jaleo", while Ana danced passionately upon a wooden stage. The experience was like that of a story unfolding before our eyes and ears as the band played flawlessly."
About Aire Dance Company: Launched in 2011, Aire Dance Company, under the direction of Ana Miranda, presents contemporary dance rooted in art of flamenco. "Aire"
“Ana Miranda’s Flamenco was simply outstanding. It brought the full house to a roar and raised the vibration of the space 100 fold.” Sunpost/Artburst, 4/28/11