Malpaso: A Cuban Dance Project

Based in Havana, Cuba, Malpaso Dance Company is committed to bringing Cuban contemporary dance into the 21st Century by collaborating with top international choreographers and nurturing new voices in Cuban choreography.  The company's core artistic vision is led by resident repertory choreographer Osnel Delgado.The company was founded in 2012 by Delgado, Dailedys Carrazana and Fernando Saéz, and consists of 10 dancers, including former members of Danza Contemporanea de Cuba.    Their repertory includes 24 hours and a dog, a work by Delgado, set to music by Grammy Award-winning Cuban-American composer Arturo O’Farrill (who wrote an original overture for the piece, of the same name), Porque Sigues (Why You Follow) by the American choreographer Ronald K. Brown, and other works.

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White Bird’s 16th Annual Outreach Project with Portland Public Schools is made possible in part by generous support of the Herbert A. Templeton Foundation, Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust, Regional Arts & Culture Council, James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation, Ken and Ann Edwards, Multnomah County Cultural Coalition, Oregon Cultural Trust, Enterprise Foundation, and Portland’5 Centers for the Arts.