Under the artistic direction of Esmeralda Enrique, this award-winning company of dancers and musicians presents a provocative and captivating evening of flamenco and Spanish dance that enthralls audiences with inspired and expressive choreography performed with passion and elegance. Flamenco, an art form like no other, speaks from the heart and touches the soul.
The award winning Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company was founded in 1982 under the artistic direction of Esmeralda Enrique, and has a history rooted in flamenco and Spanish Classical dance. While maintaining the essential elements of flamenco singing, dance and music, the company presents a style with a strong contemporary aesthetic. EESDC has been presenting an annual Toronto Season since 1990 and has developed an ever expanding repertoire that has earned both critical and popular acclaim. NOW Magazine readers voted EESDC Toronto’s Best Dance Company for 2015. With unique, talented dancers and musicians the Company is recognized for the exceptional level of their productions receiving six Dora Mavor Moore Awards including Outstanding Performance, Music and Lighting Design in addition to 26 nominations over the years. Passionate and driven, the Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company continues to enchant audiences with its commitment to imaginative choreography and artistic excellence.