CLOSING NIGHT: SONIA OLLA: "TIEMPO AL AIRE" . SPECIAL GUEST "CHIARA MANGIAMELI"
7:30 7:40 pm. Chiara Mangiameli
7:35-8:45 pm. Sonia Olla Company
Closing reception: 8:45 10 pm. DJ Soulphonetics
Sonia Olla Flamenco dancer
Ismael Fernández Flamenco singer
Nacho Arimany - Percussionist
Roberto Castellón Flamenco guitar
Born in Barcelona, Sonia Olla is a well-known flamenco dancer. She trained in Condal at the Instituto de Teatro y Danza where she specialized in Flamenco dance. After training with high caliber flamenco artists and teachers such as Merche Esmeralda, Manolo Marin, Mariquilla, and Antonio Canales, she began her professional career in the Rafael Amargo Company, followed by other artistic projects, the most notable being with Domingo Ortega, Aida Gomez, Nuevo Ballet Espanol, Eva la Hierbabuena, Rafaela Carrasco, and Maria Pages.
(Tiempo al aire libre) "Time in the outdoors" sets free the mature creativity of these two performers, setting new ground for this art form.
A native Italian, Chiara Mangiameli is a well-respected teacher and performer in the Chicago area and the Midwest having studied flamenco dance and singing in Seville Spain with, among others, Juan Polvillo, La Choni, Carmen Gamero, Miguel Vargas and singer Esperanza Fernandez. Other dancers that have shaped her aesthetic are Paloma Gomez, former dancer of the Ballet Nacional de España and Soledad Barrio.
Chiara is the co-founder of the music trio Idilio, with which she released her debut album in 2009 and has collaborated with some of Chicago's most critically acclaimed groups including Las Guitarras De España, Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater and Chicago Sinfonietta.
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