Glenda Sol Koeraus
Glenda Sol Koeraus, “La Argentinita,” is a Buenos Aires-born flamenco dancer who over the past decade has established herself as one of the top flamenco dancers/choreographers in New York City. As a scholarship recipient of the Jerome Foundation's Travel and Study Grant, the Cristina Heren Foundation scholarship and the Jacob’s Pillow Cultural traditions program, Sol has studied with many of the great dancers and teachers of flamenco. Since her move to New York, Sol has appeared at illustrious venues such as Lincoln Center, Town Hall, Symphony Space, and The Joyce Theater. Sol has toured internationally with Soledad Barrios and Noche Flamenca for 6 years, sharing the stage with figures such as Juan Ogalla, Alejandro Granados, and Alfonso Loza. She has also participated in Zeferelli’s production of La Traviata at the Metropolitan Opera, she has been featured in the pre-production of Tony Award-winning Christopher Gatelli’s In Your Arms (Powerhouse Theater), Zorro! The Musical (Alliance Theater, GA), The Latin Quarter Show at the Revel Hotel in Atlantic City, Choreographer and Solo Dancer for Portland Opera's production of Carmen (Keller Auditorium), tour the US as a Solo Dancer and Singer for the Gala of the Royal Horses. More recently, she has been featured in the multimedia production Medea by Yara Travieso and dancing at the Thalia production “Alma” sharing the stage with Adrian Galia. Sol is thrilled to be back at the Thalia working with one of her idols Diego Amador.
“Flamenco Fiesta” is a program of classes and performance for seniors.The program uses the rich and powerful art form of Flamenco to build understanding and communication between people. My goal is to help the seniors to move, have fun and feel good. Fun classes will be focus on Flamenco movement and attitude (with minimal footwork), singing and rhythm.