“I Am Attracted By the Feminine Universe”

Thus affirms Laura Domingo, one of the young voices who from the world of choreography is contributing to delineate the dance scene of the largest of the Antilles.

After studying classical ballet, Laura Domingo had an introduction to creation as part of her teaching work in the National School of Ballet. She is a slim, ethereal young woman who seems to draw with her body any of the famous characters in the history of dance, but she prefers to make her contribution through the work – at times somewhat anonymous – contained in a choreographic exercise.

As part of the 24th edition of the International Ballet Festival of Havana, Viengsay Valdés, first figure of the Ballet Nacional de Cuba, danced the main role of El desequilibrio, choreography by Laura Domingo, in Mella Theater. In an exclusive interview for Cubanow we talked with the creator about her esthetic concerns regarding choreographic art.

When did you start in the world of choreography?

I entered the world of choreography around five years ago. I started working in the National School ...


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