Streets of Cuba


Seeing extraordinary dancers performing outside, in the street, with real people and traffic, is a true Kineticist thrill. Like Jordan Matter’s stunning images of dancers muscularly leaping, hovering, and gesturing, (link) and Wim Wender’s filmic solos of Pina Bausch dancers (link), these images by Omar Robles capture the virtuosity of ballerina’s in Cuba’s streets.

Breathtaking Photos Capture Cuba’s Legendary Ballerinas Dancing In The Streets

In Cuba, the ballet is something of a national treasure. The dancers recruited into Alicia Alonso’s storied company Ballet Nacional de Cuba, for example, reportedly make more money than doctors and enjoy a level of fandom reserved only for pop stars in the United States.


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