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PASOS PROVOCATIVOS - sample clip
genre: Cuban popular & folkloric dance
video type: Demonstration
runtime: 60 Minutes
location: Havana, Cuba
producer: Boogalu Productions
Pasos Provocativos provides a fresh opportunity for dancers around the globe to view authentic source material of Cuban dance movement and steps that they can incorporate into whatever Latin or salsa style they dance. This is how the Cuban's themselves develop their own individual dance styles; by integrating traditional and modern dance movement into their own dance expression.
Yudelsis Frómeta Sanchez, originally from Santiago de Cuba, is a gifted artist who embodies Cuban dance. Her fluid energy, grace, and passion is remarkable and beautiful to behold. Yudelsis was trained in Santiago's National School of the Arts and has studied with some of the best master teachers in Cuba.
Part 1 - Introduction
Part 2 - Dance Demonstration
Carnaval rhythm created by Pello El Afrokán in the early 1960's.
Carnaval rhythm originating from Afro-Cuban slave celebrations.
Carnaval rhythm popularized by Enrique Bonne and Pancho Alonso in the early 1960's. Pilón means "pestle". The movements are associated with coffee grinding.
Music and dance of the Santería (Afro-Yoruba) religious tradition.
Music and dance of the Palo Monte (Afro-Bantu) religious tradition.
Popular rhythm genre originating in eastern Cuba. The basis of salsa-casino.
Popular rhythm genre created by Enrique Jorrín in the 1950's.
Popular rhythm genre and performance dance style popularized by Israel "Cachao" López and Perez Prado in the 1950's.
Modern solo dance style used in conjunction with salsa-casino.
Part 3 - Interview with Yudelsis
Yudelsis talks about her dance background and the life of a professional dancer in Cuba.