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“Esperanza,” an epic narrative, is an experimental choreography that intertwines the intercultural beliefs and practices of Cuban traditions derived from Africa, as well as forms of performing arts that include other styles in the Diaspora, modern dance and theater.

Date: Sunday, October 24th, 2021      Door opens: 3:30 pm      Show starts: 4:00 pm

Venue: Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park, 679 Riverside Drive, New York, NY, 10031

Esperanza is performed by Oyu Oro Afro Cuban Experimental Dance Ensemble with guest Cuban artists, in partnership with Jazzmobile and New Heritage Theater Group at the Robert Frederic Smith Smith Center for the performing Arts at the Denny Farrel Riverbank State Park.


Made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, funding from Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation, and administered by LMCC, and public funds from Creative Engagment, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with City Council and administered by LMCC.