Liliana de la Caridad
Liliana de la Caridad Fagoaga Lavandera began her studies at the Centro Andaluz de la Habana ( The Andalusian Institute of Havana ) at the age of four. It was in this insititute where she received her first Spanish dance lessons and and began to participate in several ceremonies and dance shows in the Gran Teatro de La Habana.
At ten years old she joined the company,'' The Spanish Ballet of Cuba'', directed by the dancer and choreographer Eduardo Veitia. At fifteen she graduates and begins to interpret the leading role of different plays such as; '' La Candela del Amor brujo'', '' Carmen'', '' La Cecilia Valdez '', '' La Casa de Bernarda de Alba '', '' Clásico Embrujo Español" among other works of the repertoire.
During her first tour in Spain, she took classes in a professional Flamenco dance academy in Barcelona., for which she later on perform in one of the company’s play. She spent eight years in Mexico where she taught classes of Flamenco, Ballet, Regional dances, and Styling of the Spanish dance and Physicial preparation.
She participated in the first Flamenco festival of Querétaro,where she had the honor of sharing the stage with; El Farru, Joaquín Grilo, Maria Juncal, Cristóbal Reyes, María Pagés and Belén Maya. She has also performed in various flamenco festivals around the world ; Colombia, Mexico, Guatemala, Spain and Panama.
She has taken lessons with internationally recognized flamenco dancers, such as the famous Cristina Hoyos, Daniel Navarro, Joaquin Cortés, Farruquito, María Juncal, Eva Peppermint, Israel Galván, Joaquín Grilo, María Pagés, Belén Maya, and Pastora Galván among others.
At twenty five years old she was hired in the dance company Havana Night, where she would performed alone in the solo called ‘’Flamenco Gypsy’’, presented at the Rio and Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas. She currently performs in different shows in South Florida, for private events and flamenco festivals. An activity that she combines with the teaching of private flamenco lessons and group lessons in the city of Miami.