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Herencia Flamenca

Flamenco Dancer from Glendale, CA - Will travel up to 10 miles
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Paco began playing guitar at the age of 17. He comes from a family of musicians, poets and artists. He worked in flamenco "tablaos" such as El Cordobés and Los Tarantos, alongside popular artists within the genre. Artists he was worked with include: Camarón de la Isla, Tomatito Manzanitas, Juanito Villar and Los Farrucos.


In 1979 he toured France along with Camarón de la Isla and La Marelu. He worked 10 years at the El Cordobés, and whilst there had the opportunity of working alongside flamenco greats such as Manuela Carrasco , El Extremeño, Pansequito, and Capullo de Jeréz.


In 1981 he traveled to Venezuela on a work contract to play at the flamenco "tablao" Café de Chinitas. Shortly thereafter in 1982, he traveled to California to perform at the Espartaco's Fiesta ballroom.


In 1986 he traveled to Hokkaido, Japan to play with a flamenco group there.


Upon establishing residence in Los Angeles, California; Paco and his wife Yolanda form the flamenco troupe Herencia Flamenca. The group has performed at various venues across Southern California including, the Alex Theatre in Glendale, Royce Hall theatre, Kaufman Theatre at UCLA, Las Vegas Nevada University, and the Fountain Theatre in Hollywood. Other notable performances include working with Charo Monge, president of the Peña Andaluza club in California,

Paco has also been sponsored by the Consulate of Spain in Los Angeles, to perform at various California universities, including: UC Santa Barbara, UC San Francisco, UC Long Beach, and UCLA.


Paco Arroyo

Yolanda began dancing flamenco at the tender age of 3. By the age of 9 she began working in theatres, "peñas", and "tablaos". While still in Spain she performed at the Tablao El Cordobés, Las Cuevas, and Los Tarantos; with artists such as Enrique el Extremeño, Juan Manuel Canizares, Maruja Garrido, Manuela Carrasco, Vicente Gelo, La familia Rubichi, Camarón de la Isla, Pastora, and Jose Galván.


Yolanda's career has taken her to far off places such as France, Japan, the United States, Mexico, and Hawaii.


During 1981 she traveled to Venezuela to perform at the Café de Chinitas, alongside performers Paloma Marín and El Yunke. In 1982 she traveled to California to perform alongside a Spanish troupe at the Espartaco's Fiesta ballroom, which included Charo Monge, president of the Peña Andaluza in California, Pepe del Gastór, and Pepa Sevilla.


During the years she has spent residing in Los Angeles, she has performed with such names as Spanish troupe Peña Andaluza en California, Acorde y Tacón, Flamenco Pasión, Corazón Flamenco, Embrujo de España, Canela Pura, Avaz International Dance,Viva la Fuente, Forever Flamenco, and La Rubia Productions.

The many venues where Yolanda has showcased her talent include the Fountain, Royce Hall, and Kaufman theatres; Castle Press Pasadena, El Patio, El Cid Restaurant, Bar-Celona, Glendale Community College, The Barnsdall, City of San Diego, and El Paseo Santa Barbara.


Yolanda has also been sponsored by the Consulate of Spain in Los Angeles, to perform at various California universities, including: UC Santa Barbara, UC San Francisco, UC Long Beach, and UCLA.


For the past 20 years Yolanda has manages her own dance academy in Los Angeles. Together with her husband Paco, they directed such flamenco troupes as Mosaico Andaluz, Caminos de España, Aires Flamencos, and Herencia Flamenca.


Yolanda Arroyo


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Please note Herencia Flamenca will also travel to Los Angeles, Pasadena, Burbank, La Canada, Montrose, Verdugo City, La Crescenta, South Pasadena, Altadena, Hollywood, Toluca Lake, Universal City, Alhambra, North Hollywood, San Marino, Tujunga, Monterey Park, San Gabriel, Studio City, Sun Valley, Sunland, Valley Village, Arcadia, Beverly Hills, El Monte, Rosemead, Sierra Madre, Temple City, Bell Gardens, Huntington Park.
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