Review: Ensemble Español pushing Spanish dance into the 21st century

Chicago Tribune
By Lauren Warnecke
June 16, 2018

Ensemble Español ends each season — of which there have now been 42 — with “Flamenco Passion,” the main attraction of the annual American Spanish Dance & Music Festival at Skokie’s North Shore Center for the Performing Arts.

This year, the theme of the festival is the life and work of Jose Greco. Greco was a legendary Spanish dancer, largely credited with popularizing Spanish dance in America. In 1949, Greco founded the Jose Greco Dance Company, which toured extensively across the U.S. and abroad. He would have celebrated his 100th birthday this year....