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Ángel Corella got into ballet at a young age, after watching his sister’s ballet classes.   Harrison Brink/ AL DÍA

Ángel Corella is an icon in Spain, and today, he is the artistic director of the Philadelphia Ballet.

Ballet with Latino accent

 05/08/2015 - 10:49
From left to right: Arian Molina, Ángel Corella, Mayara Pineiro and Etienne Diaz, from Pennsylvania Ballet. Photo: Samantha Madera/Al Día News. 

Now more than ever, Hispanic blood circulates through the veins of Pennsylvania Ballet. At the heart is the legendary Spanish dancer Ángel Corella, who worked his way through the ranks of the company to become its artistic director last fall, and three of the ballet’s young and promising stars: Mayara Pineiro, Arian Molina Soca and Etienne Díaz. They are Cuban dancers who embody the most recent talent with a Latino flare that grows increasingly stronger in Philadelphia.

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Lucia Tejo