FLAMENCO NYC Dionisia Garcia

Born in Spain, Dionisia García studied classic ballet with Marichu and Emilia Bailo, and flamenco at the prestigious Madrid flamenco studio, Amor de Dios, with Maria Magdalena, Tomas de Madrid, Carmela Greco, La Tati, Belen Fernandez among others. She continued her professional studies with Isabel Quintero, Merche Esmeralda, and in Sevilla with Milagros Mengibar and Rafael Campayo. In 1993, Ms. García performed with Julia Grecos at the Festival D'Estiu Tarragona and in 1995, she received the Spanish National Theater Award and represented Spain at the World Film Theater & Dance Festival held in Avignon, France. The French periodical, La Dauphine, acclaimed her performance of "the superb flamenco dance numbers of Soledad and Lupe Sino". In the last 15 years, Ms. García has, by invitation, performed in Portugal, Argentina, Russia, Mexico, France, Sweden and the United States. Dionisia García currently resides in New York City, where she continues to both perform and teach the art of flamenco.

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