GOYA FOODS presents THE LEHMAN CENTER PERFORMING ARTS SERIES Flamenco at it’s Finest! COMPANIA FLAMENCA Eduardo Guerrero

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Lehman Center for the Performing Arts and GOYA Foods presents Compania Flamenca Eduardo Guerrero, Flamenco at its finest! on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 4pm. Direct from Cadiz Spain, Eduardo Guerrero, critically acclaimed flamenco dancer and choreographer, presents "Flamenco Pasion." He uses his electric style, combining classical and contemporary Spanish dance, ballet, and contortion to express the depth of passion and skill exhibited in the many styles of his beloved, Spanish art form. This group of elite artists, including Eduardo Guerrero himself, captivates audiences as they convey all of the different feelings of this passionate dance.

This concert continues the completion of the first phase of renovations at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts. Concert goers will find that the lobbies have been upgraded for ADA compliance with new ramps and carpeting, and the interior of the theater will have new seating, carpeted aisles, and finished flooring as well. The $15.4 million dollar refurbishment of the Center, which is expected to be completed by mid-2019, will also include 5,400 square feet of enlarged space, with a new main entrance and a redesigned box office, plus new administration offices and restroom facilities on the first and mezzanine floors, and an elevator. The Center seats 2,278 people in the concert hall and is the largest of its kind in the borough. Funding for the project is being provided by the Office of the Governor, the New York State Legislature, the Bronx delegation of the New York City Council, and the Office of the Bronx Borough President. Additional funding is being raised with a seat naming initiative, which allows community members to make a personal connection with one of New York City’s most important not-for-profit entertainment venues.

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts is on the campus of Lehman College/CUNY at 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, Bronx, NY 10468. Tickets for COMPANIA FLAMENCA EDUARDO GUERRERO on Saturday, October 7th, 2018 at 4pm are $45, $40, $25 | Children 12 & under, $10 any seat, and can be purchased by calling the Lehman Center box office at 718-960-8833 (Monday through Friday, 10am–5pm, and beginning at 2pm on the day of the concert), or through online access at www.LehmanCenter.org. Lehman Center is accessible by #4 or D train to Bedford Park Blvd. and is off the Saw Mill River Parkway and the Major Deegan Expressway. Low-cost on-site parking available for $5.

EDUARDO GUERRERO Gónzalez (1983) began dancing when he was just six years old at Carmen Guerrero’s School in Cádiz, where he forged the base of his dancing career that he then further developed with professional dancers such as Mario Maya, Antonio Canales, Manolo Marín or Chiqui de Jerez among others. He studied Spanish Dance in Cádiz at the conservatory of music, and afterwards he extended his contemporary and classic dance knowledge with David Greenall and Montserrat Marín respectively. Eduardo travels the world, performing as a solo dancer at the most recognized Festivals and prestigious theaters such as The Star Festival of the Guggenheim Museum in New York, in concerts of Pasión Vega and in India Martínez, and collaborates with Los Stomp in Manchester, in the presence of HRH the Princess of England. In 2017, his show Guerrero wins the Audience Award of the Festival de Jerez, Eduardo's performance supposes a tremendous success at the Teatro Villamarta. The unanimous critique praises the dexterity, originality, strength and technique and the peculiar style of the bailaor. They emphasize his perfect turns and above all he never loses the elegance, the style that is his hallmark. Dance Magazine just named lead dancer Compania Flamenca one of the “Top 25 Dancers to Watch.”

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. is supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the New York City Council. The 2018-2019 Season is also made possible through the sponsorships by Goya Foods, TD Bank, Con Edison, the New Yankee Stadium Community Benefits Fund, the Rudin Foundation, the Hyde and Watson Foundation, Havana Café, and the Friends of Lehman Center.

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