In an abundance of caution and to minimize public gatherings, this program has been postponed until further notice. See more details and updates here: http://bit.ly/covid-fth-update

 

FRI | MAY 15 | DANCE

INTERACTIVE DANCE WORKSHOP AT 7 PM

Led by Rebeca Tomás, Artistic Director of A Palo Seco, all-ages workshop teaches the basic techniques and skills of Flamenco music and dance, general body and rhythmic awareness, and the cultural and historic context of this Spanish art. The workshop culminates with a short dance combination that families can go home and perform together, ending with an energetic “Ole!”

FAMILY PERFORMANCE AT 8 PM

A vibrant and entertaining production full of color, rhythm, and high-energy performance pieces, as well as plenty of audience participation. Audience members of all ages learn about the history of Southern Spain, and will be taught how to play castanets and rhythmic hand-clapping. They are also led through Flamenco’s prototypical zapateo (footwork) and are invited to join the artists on stage to do a short dance number at the end.

 

PERFORMANCE ONLY:
$14/$10 Members/$8 Children/$6 Member Children/FREE for Teens

 

WORKSHOP & PERFORMANCE:
$22/$15 Members/$13 Children/$9 Member Children/FREE for Teens

The workshop is sold out. No more tickets will be made available.

School performances available. Call (718) 463-7700 x224 for details.

 

 

"Truly a feast for the eyes and the ears."- Lindsay Miller, Theater Online

“The artists in A Palo Seco go far beyond showcasing their great musical and dance talent — they offer the experience of being transported by something deep and powerful stirring inside.” — Megin Jimenez, NYTheatre.com

 

 
   
 

General Operating & Program Support

 

Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts dba Flushing Town Hall is a not for profit organization which receives major support from the National Endowment for the Arts; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State
Legislature; New York State Assembly Member Ron Kim; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Mayor Bill de Blasio; Queens Borough President Melinda Katz; Council Members Adrienne Adams, Costa Constantinides, Daniel Dromm, Barry Grodenchik, Peter Koo, Karen Koslowitz, Francisco Moya, and Paul A. Vallone; and the Howard Gilman Foundation, the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, and the Booth Ferris Foundation.

 

Support for our programs is also provided by Acrobuffos/Seth Bloom & Christina Gelsone, Angela An, Robin Bell-Stevens, Dongjiang Bi, Cathay Bank, Douglass Chan, Amy Mak Chan, Sharon Chen, Ginger Chinn, Dr. Hsing-Lih Chou / New York Institute of Culture and the Arts, Con Edison, Crossings TV, Exploring the Metropolis, Kuang-Yu Fong / Chinese Theatre Works, Barbara Garii, Matthew Goldner, Howard Graf & Kathy Donovan, Lily Han, Heather Harrison, Belinda Pilin Hsu, Alice & Steve Huang, Hung Pin Hung, Investors Foundation, Raymond D. Jasen, the Jim Henson Foundation, Ellen Kodadek, the Laura B. Vogler Foundation, Nelson Lee / Flushing Bank, Janet T. Leow, James S. Liao, Emily Lin / Lin & Loveall Foundation, Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Frank Macchio, Materials for the Arts, William McClure / Queens College, Mets Foundation, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, Jassy Z. Min, New York Chinese Chorus, Northwell Health, Carlos Ortiz, Queens Art Education Center / Arthur Liu, Queens Courier, Resorts World, Camillo Reyes, RuDance / Asian American Dance Sport Corp., Helen Shieh, Richard Siu, Curtis Smith, Mike Sperendi & Jan Schneider, Taipei Cultural Center in New York, Michael Tang, Veronica Tsang, Tai & Tony Wang / Glow Foundation, Jay Wegman, Constance Wingate, Anna Wu, Minwen Yang, Hank Yeh, Sandy Yeh, Shane Yeh, and Angela Qi Zhang. Support at $500 and up for the 2020 fiscal year is included.