Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía is the highest institutional representative of flamenco art which has served as flamenco ambassador since its inception 20 years ago. During this time the Ballet has become the best way to open new markets for flamenco; it has been on stages all over the world and has taken part in the cultural agendas of countries such as the United States, Argentina, Cuba, France, Italy, Hungary or Switzerland or international events like Aichi Exhibition in Japan.
The dance company has been a constant source of talents whence major current flamenco artists emerged: Israel Galván, Isabel Bayón, Rafael Campallo, Belén Maya, Fernando Romero, Mercedes Ruiz, María José Franco, Juan José Jaén ‘El Junco’, Patricia Guerrero or the current choreographer—Rafaela Carrasco— among others.
Rafaela Carrasco was selected in September 2013 as head choreographer of Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía. With the new show “Images of the Ballet”, she wants to bring back the best of the company’s repertoire, which now spans over twenty years.
This performance marks Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía’s La Jolla Music Society, debut.