22 years of world class, innovative, creative, passionate and cutting edge Dance Excellence 1995-2017
Carolina & Carolé have received a great deal of recognition over the last sixteen years. Since 2000, they have been recognized for their creative talents and has received multiple creative works awards for her choreographic pieces and community outreach from the California Arts Council, Diablo Regional Arts Association, Zellerbach Family Foundation Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation, the Town of Danville, California Alliance For Traditional Arts, Thomas Longs Foundation and Fort Mason Foundation.
To learn more about sponsorship, become a sponsor or make a tax deductible contribution, please contact Carolina Lugo or Richard Tonkin, Executive Director at 510-504-4448 or
Annual International Artist in Residence Program. In 1998, the company established its Annual International Artist in Residence Program for a month of performances and workshops to provide professional development for the company, enrichment for our students and to the Bay Area Flamenco community. During the first two years, the company brought dancer Manuel Betanzos from Spain, 2000 & 2001 dancer, Marco Salcedo from Mexico City, 2002 dancer, Concha Vargas from Seville, Spain, 2003 , singer-dancer Jesus Montóya from Seville, 2004 Master Teacher and International Flamenco Artist, Antonio Vargas (featured artist in the film “Strictly Ballroom” and “Mission Impossible II”), Master Teacher & International Flamenco Artist, Pepa Montes from Seville in 2005 and in 2007 dancer, Jesus Herrera from Seville and guitarist, Ricardo Garcia from Cadiz, Spain.