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Dance Professor Choreographs, Performs in Opera

Dance professor Yolanda Granado developed original choreographies and performed in Leonardo Vinci’s opera "La Partenope" in Vallodolid’s Teatro Calderón. A tribute to the late Spanish-Argentine director and playwright Gustavo Tambascio, this interpretation recalled the performance he directed in León ten years ago.

Dance professor Yolanda Granado developed original choreographies and performed in Leonardo Vinci’s opera, La Partenope in Vallodolid’s Teatro Calderón.

Granado choreographed and performed in Leonardo Vinci's opera "La Partenope".  An accomplished performing artist, Granado is also a seasoned teacher. She recently received recognition for having taught classes at SLU-Madrid for 40 semesters. 

Granado performed her own original choreographies alongside seven other dancers. She was also responsible for ensuring that the opera singers accompanied their vocal performance with the appropriate body and gestural language to communicate the expression of emotions as seen in Baroque opera.