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If you want to see real Spanish dancing, American Bolero Dance...gives it to you from A to Z"
Francis Mason, WQXR FM
 
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American Bolero Dance Company Reviews


"The exquisite bolero styles of the late 18th and early 19th centuries were represented by Ms. Granados's "Bolero," a solo for herself, and "Sevillanas Boleras," a group work. Both buoyant, and the dancers' deft castanet playing had the polish of civilized epigrams."


Jack Anderson - The New York Times

 

"The musicians and singers were first-rate and buoyed up the dancing. The whole program had a glossy, well-thought-out look ..."


Phyllis Goldman - Backstage


“Olé! Olé! to the American Bolero Dance Company!  Another Spanish dance company hits the New York stage with gusto!  Gabriela Granados’ production...was nothing less than spectacular...Gabriela Granados’ fiery Soleá was the height of daring theatricality.  Glorious in its outpouring of energetic dancing, Granados stage presence resonates with power and intricate detail...”


Eva Lopez, Attitude


"Gabriela Granados, artistic director and founder of the New York based American Bolero Dance Company, pulled out the stops for her lavish program ... True to her original goals for the company founded in 1996, she offered a program suggesting styles spanning the last 200 years ... "


Dance Films Association, Inc.


"A spirited, energetic troupe, led by the marvelous dancer, Gabriela Granados, they will not disappoint."


Electronic Link Journal

 

"If you want to see real Spanish dance, American Bolero Dance ... gives it to you from A to Z. Gabriela Granados, who heads the company, gives us not only traditional Spanish dancing of the old school but dances it with a company of fine performers who also give some modern takes on the subject."


Francis Mason - WQXR FM

 

"... An inspiring stormy production which combines the uplifting expressions of flamenco with the authentic traditions of classical Spanish dance and the zarzuela ... a most unique and original theatrical presentation ..."


Eleftheros Typos (European Newspaper)

 

"The American Bolero Dance Company managed to reawaken and rekindle the desires for flamenco dance and make it especially appealing to the audience..."


Sunday's Ethnos (European Newspaper)


“Local Flamenco artists have been knocking audiences out of their sillas this season in New York.  Gabriela Granados inaugurated a first Friday of the month “Tablao Flamenco” in Astoria (Queens) at the Centro Español…The pieces to die for were two.  One was the Granaína by Alfonso Mogaburo Cid…The second was the star’s Soleá…I’ve seen this La Tati choreography before, and on Ms. Granados it works perfectly - or rather she works it perfectly.  From earlier wistfully romantic stormy interpretations …Ms. Granados has moved on.  This evening we witnessed her maturity, expressed in a furiously raging thunderstorm of intention with an ever more deeply pained face, as she squirreled into the ground in weighted curls…”


Madeleine Dale, Attitude Winter 2009