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Amazing Flamenco Dancers Part 2/ ARTE Y SOLERA Dance Company / Founder, Mayumi Kagita

2017/04/17

Music Theater and Dance

After the founders of ARTE Y SOLERA Dance Company, Hiroki Sato introduced the story “the mermaid’s red candles” written by Mimei Ogawa, (I’m not telling you the story because I don’t want to spoil it. The story is very interesting so I’m sure you will enjoy it.) the play was started.

 

As soon as the play was started, Mayumi Kgaita, the founder of ARTE Y SOLERA Dance Company appeared on the stage. The way she moved and used her timing were so amazing that I could not take my eyes off from her.

 

On the stage, she looked powerful, cute, beautiful and stunning. Every time she was on the stage, she created the atmosphere which kept audience attention strongly.

 

I was mesmerized by her beautiful dancer’s body which was perfectly balanced. When I saw her from behind wearing a wide-open back dress was breathtakingly beautiful.

Source: The photographs of previous performance of Arte Y Solera from Arte Y Solera’s official website ( “Arte Y Solera Kanki”, TEATRO VILLAMARTA・TEATRO JUAN BERNABE DE LEBRIJA performed on November 6th and 12th, 2005 in Spain)

http://www.arte-y-solera.com/performance/2005_final.shtml#../images/2005...

 

Source: The photographs of previous performance of Arte Y Solera from Arte Y Solera’s official website ( “Arte Y Solera Kanki”, TEATRO VILLAMARTA・TEATRO JUAN BERNABE DE LEBRIJA performed on November 6th and 12th, 2005 in Spain)

http://arte-y-solera.com/performance/2005_final.shtml#../images/2005_fin...

 

*During their performance, photographs were prohibited so the photographs above are taken at their different performance.

 

Mrs. Kagita started dancing modern dance when she was 6 years old and she started dancing Flamenco when she was in the dance course of Japan Women’s College of Physical Education. She even went to Spain and danced Flamenco. As you can see, she’s been dancing for a long time.

 

During the play, “the mermaid’s red candles”, the dancers did not speak, sing or say anything. They expressed the joy, sorrow, sadness, loneliness and pain with their whole body without words. Everyone was amazing but especially I personally liked Mrs. Kagita’s move. The way she danced was very powerful but smooth that she used the femininity fully.

 

Source: The photographs of previous performance of Arte Y Solera from Arte Y Solera’s official website (“The tour of FLAMENCO Sonezaki-Shinju in 2008”, performed at Yokosuka Arts Theatre on November 15th, 2008 )

http://www.arte-y-solera.com/performance/2008_final.shtml#../images/2008...

If you have a chance to see Mayumi Kagita’s dance in live, go see it! I’m sure you will enjoy it.

 

I would like to share a video of “flamencosonezaki”. Please enjoy the harmony of Japanese culture and flamenco.

T.F

Official Website of ARTE Y SORERA Compania de Mayumi Kagita y Hiroki Sato

http://www.arte-y-solera.com/