City College Center for the Arts Presents "Carlos Dos Santos Jr., DANCE!" on Saturday, October 5, 2013 in Aaron Davis Hall
Celebrated dancer and choreographer Carlos dos Santos Jr. brings a new captivating creation highlighting his journey as renowned dancer, teacher and choreographer to this prestigious stage of Aaron Davis Hall on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 2 and 7.
Online, September 12, 2013 (Newswire.com) - Celebrated dancer and choreographer Carlos dos Santos. Jr. brings a new captivating creation highlighting his journey as renowned dancer, teacher and choreographer to the prestigious stage of Aaron Davis Hall on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 2PM and 7PM.
Carlos dos Santos, Jr. is recognized for his brilliance as a dancer, choreographer and teacher. He has performed as a principal dancer with major Brazilian and U.S. dance companies, including the Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble, Complexions, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble (US); Grupo Salto, Bale Folclorico da Bahia, Bale Teatro Castro Alves, and DanceBrazil (Brazil), where he also served as a rehearsal director.
"Mr. Dos Santos, clearly a performer to watch for, stood out for the dramatic weight and fluidity of his dancing" -The New York Times
Mr. Dos Santos' choreographic credits include works for Colorado Ballet, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center, American Dance Festival, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance and DanceBrazil, as well as his own solo performances around the world.
Mr. Dos Santos has taught at dance festivals, schools and universities around the world, including the Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble, The Ailey School, Steps on Broadway, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance School and International Summer Institute, DanceBrazil, Academy of Colorado Ballet, Youth America Grand Prix Ballet and Contemporary Dance Competition for Students, as well as master classes in the U.S., Italy, Switzerland, Egypt, Israel, Turkey, Chekh Republic, Argentina, and Brazil.
Carlos, recipient of a New York Community Trust CUNY Dance Initiative grant, will be in residence at the City College of New York's Aaron Davis Hall for three weeks creating what he calls a celebration and reflection of his spiritual and physical journey from Bahia, Brasil to New York City.
The City College of New York (CCNY), the first college of The City University of New York (CUNY), is a comprehensive teaching, research, and service institution dedicated to accessibility and excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. Requiring demonstrated potential for admission and a high level of accomplishment for graduation, the College provides a diverse student body with opportunities to achieve academically, creatively, and professionally in the liberal arts and sciences and in professional fields such as engineering, education, architecture, and biomedical education. The College is committed to fostering student-centered education and advancing knowledge through scholarly research. As a public university with public purposes, it also seeks to contribute to the cultural, social, and economic life of New York.
For more information about "Carlos dos Santos Jr. DANCE!" including show times and ticket information, please call (212) 650-6900 or visit www.adhatccny.org. $15 for general admission and special $5 ticket for students and seniors. Aaron Davis Hall is located on West 135th Street and Convent Avenue on the campus of The City College of New York.