The artist Joaquín Cortés has gathered more than 400 people in the Master Class held in Marbella in which he revealed the keys to creating their shows, and strength that gives flamenco culture to innovate and grow.
At the gates of Andalucía premiere of her show ‘Gypsy’, which will take place on 25 and 26 July in Puente Romano Beach Resort, dancer and choreographer wanted to have this training space for fans and the general public who are interested the origin of flamenco culture, and wanted to deepen their knowledge and learning from the hand of one of the greatest dancers of flamenco history.
The staging allowed direct contact between the artist and the audience, in addition to listening carefully to the explanations of Joaquín Cortés and see the highlights of his career, could ask about the most diverse issues.
From how to start designing choreography, how is inspired to reach different audiences it faces, passing key to choosing the music, the components of your computer or locker rooms. Many and many were the questions he could answer. “The important thing is to think of the concept to be transmitted, begin sketching a design of dances and steps, and especially not forget that we speak of flamenco and that there are fees that must be met,” said Cortés in one of their responses.
After the session, 20 of those attending the Master-Class had the opportunity to meet in person to own Joaquín Cortés, share a few minutes with him between racks, take pictures and to put to other issues of concern about their work and career.
One of the most exciting moments of the meeting was the climb to the scene of a 10 year old girl, Marisol, Academy Ana Guerrero, who wants to follow in the footsteps of Joaquín Cortés. The artist moved by the art of the girl invited her and her family to the concert, and spend a few moments with him backstage.
A career greatest hits
In his 20 year career, Joaquín Cortés has walked among many others, scenarios such as the Madison Square Garden in New York, the White House or the Royal Albert Hall in London, and has shared the stage with artists of the level of Jennifer Lopez Alicia Keys or Michael Jackson. “And they have also been part of my life and have been integrated into my way of feeling and transmit the dance. I have been very fortunate to meet, share and collaborate on them. Throughout my career are many moments spent with great figures and have allowed me to share with them the essence of his art, “said Joaquín Cortés.
With this lecture, activity intensifies in Marbella, a few days before the official presentation in Andalucía show ‘Gypsy’ (Roman Bridge 25 and July 26). This return to the origins of flamenco essence, this new commitment of the company that runs the Cortés himself has already succeeded elsewhere in Spain and now hopes to be a prophet in his own land. “With Gitano hope to return to point of origin, but without forgetting what I learned in many other parts of the world during my career, which has also enriched my art and flamenco in general,” said Cortez.