Flamenco according to Sara Baras
Report dedicated to the flamenco show created by Andalusia's Sara Baras, at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées, in Paris.
Sara Baras, flamenco choreographer and dancer of international renown, was born in 1971 in the province of Cadix. From eight years old, she practised dance in the school directed by her mother, Concha Baras. At 15 years old she went on stage and received in 1989 the first prize at the Gente Joven competition. She led an international career, first as at the former in shows by Manuel Morao, Paco Pena, Merche Esmeralda, Antonio Canales and in the flamenco company of El Güito. In 1992 she performed in New York and in 1995 she toured Asia for six months (Japan, Korea, China). She received the Madrono Flamenco prize in 1993. In 1997 she founded Ballet Flamenco and the following year her first choreography, Sensaciones, was created in Murcia. Her second show, Cadiz - la Isla, was welcomed in 1999 at Sadler's Well in London, a high place of contemporary dance. In 2007 she created a choreographic adaptation ofCarmen.