Thank you to all that attended The Crucible's Evening @ The Crucible on Friday, October 15, 2010. Our Flamenco-infused evening was a hug success! We hope to carry this series of evenings into 2011 as the "Fireside Lounge." Stay tuned for upcoming dates.
A special thank you to our cast:
Dancers Melissa Cruz flamenco Juan Del Valle flamenco and fire Rose Nisker flamenco and aerial
Musicians Daniel Fríes guitar Roberto Zamora vocals Hans Winold bass John Martin percussion Rebecca Kleinmann flute Clara Rodrigue piano and vocals Frank Giordano percussion and sound Chris Niemer blacksmith percussion
Original Compositions Clara Rodriguez Rebecca Kleinmann
Choreography Melissa Cruz Juan Del Valle Rose Nisker
Spanish Web Coach/Setter Janene Davis
Thank you to all the cast members for their ideas and creative input. Thanks to La Tania for coaching Rose Nisker in flamenco so that she could realize her inspiration to combine aerial and flamenco dance. Thank you to Isaac Rappaport of Phoenix Rising for the crash course in fire staff and to Patricia Chavez for the quick lesson in fire breathing. Juan Del Valle’s costuming in scene two is from PhoenixRisingArtists.com. Rose Nisker’s gown is by Kim Haugan. Thanks to Andrea “La Canela” for bringing her culinary imagination to this event.
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