Ensemble Español named Best dance in Chicago in 2017 by Chicago Tribune


"Ensemble Español ’s “Raices” at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in June: Style, flair and bravura are never lacking in an evening presented by Ensemble Espanol Spanish Dance Theater, but this summer’s “Raices” was particularly special with the world premiere of Angel Rojas’ “Defalla, Fuera de la Caja” and “Iroko,” the latter a collaboration with Carlos Rodriguez. In both cases, Ensemble Espanol is forging a new future for flamenco — a visually striking, distinctly contemporary genre that echoes other concert forms without losing sight of its roots."

--Lauren Warnecke, Chicago Tribune