The City Artists Corps Showcase at Queens Theatre

Flamenco Music and Dance

October 17, 8:30 PM

Type of event: Music and Dance Concert

Flamenco artist Nélida Tirado will present a passionate and dynamic evening of traditional Flamenco music and dance through a contemporary lens. Improvisation, emotion, "duende", singing and guitar playing in its purest form promise an unforgettable experience. Featuring guest artists José Cortes, Gilbert Monsour and virtuoso guitarist José Luis de la Paz.

Photograph of Shulman Playhouse
Photograph of Nelida Tirado
Meet the artist


Hailed “magnificent and utterly compelling” (NY Times) she began her training at Ballet Hispanico of NY. Barely out of her teens, she toured the U.S. with José Molina Bailes Españoles, Flamenco Vivo, and later soloist/ dance captain of Compañia Maria Pages and  Compañia Antonio El Pipa, performing at prestigious flamenco festivals and television in Spain and Europe. She has performed with the MET Opera, World Music Institute’s “Gypsy Caravan 1”, “Noche Flamenca” and featured in "Riverdance” on Broadway. Highlights include HarlemStage E-Moves, "Dance Under the Influence” 2011 & 2012 and the 2016 premiere of her solo show "Dime Quien Soy" in the Flamenco Festival NY. She can be seen in the Warner Bros film “In The Heights” and featured as one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch”.