Flamenco v Tap: Dawn of a New Grease

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Get ready for a new version of Grease—flamenco-and-tap-style!

The Karen Flamenco dancers are teaming up with Troy McLaughlin’s tap crew for a flamenco vs. tap showdown in a new production of Grease. The show is Nov 1 & 2 at the Vancouver Playhouse (600 Hamilton St.. Find out more below.

In this new production, the Karen Flamenco troupe’s Pink Ladies and Troy McLaughlin’s tap-dancing T-birds square off in a new production of the musical. The flamenco dancers  will perform traditional flamenco dances to live flamenco guitar and the percussive footwork of both the tap-dancing T-birds and flamenco-ing Pink Ladies. Audience members are encouraged to sing along to the tunes.

David Cooper photo.

Grease 2019

When: Frid Nov 1st and Sat Nov 2 at 7 p.m.

Where: Vancouver Playhouse (Hamilton and Dunsmuir)

Tickets: $56 adults/40 seniors over 60 & children under 12
at karenflamenco.com and 604-721-4869 and at the studio (60 West 7th Ave.)

About Karen Flamenco Dance Company:

Artistic director Karen Pithkely founded the company in 2009, ten years after opening the Karen Flamenco Dance Studio in the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood. Previous productions include West Side Story and Pinocchio. The company’s mandate is to tell familiar stories using flamenco dance and music.

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