Fely Franquelli

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Fely Franquelli made her name known in the international dance scene in the 1930s. She was a dancer and a choreographer.

According to Salvador P. Lopez, she was a dancer who exuded the poise of a polished professional with the smoothness, the grace and the skill that come with confidence in oneself and with certitude of knowledge.


Choreography

Listed below are some dances that she has created:

  • Hindu Temple Dance
  • White Eagle (Navajo)
  • Chinese Legend (about the goddess of beauty Ming Toy from Hainan)
  • Tabu (African)
  • Sacro Monte (a paso doble)
  • Bulerias (a flamenco from Malaga)
  • Gypsy Fortune Teller (a zambra in Granada)
  • Jarabe (Mexican)
  • Le Singe Qui Danse (a monkey dance)
  • The Beast
  • Planting Rice
  • Tinikling


Reference

  • Villaruz, B.E.S. "Altar". In CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art, 1st ed., Vol. 5, 208. Philippines: CCP Publications Office, 1994.


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