Cristina Hoyos

Life Dates:
b. 1946
Artist Biography:
Cristina Hoyos is a legendary flamenco star, known throughout the world for the precise vigor of her dancing in the films of Carlos Saura. Under the watchful eye of master choreographer Antonio Gades, Hoyos brought exceptional clarity, tight and precise zapateado (footwork), and fluid balletic line to such Films as Carmen, El Amor Brujo, and Blood Wedding. Moreover, she held the viewer captive with her focused intent and physical mastery of character.

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