Carolina & Carolé have received a great deal of recognition over the 23 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, San Francisco Arts Commision, Thomas Longs Foundation, Fort Mason Foundation, San Francisco Grants for the Arts.

Carolina Lugo’s Ballet Flamenco is a non-profit tax-exempt organization under the Fiscal Sponsorship Program of Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco’s oldest alternative arts organization. Established as a 501(c)(3) non-profit in 1965, Intersection’s Fiscal Sponsorship Program, provides financial management, fundraising and production assistance, and project oversight for our program. Contributions in support of Ballet Flamenco are greatly appreciated. All contributions are fully deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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
email: carolinalugo1@msn.com

Make your Tax-deductible contribution payable to CAROLINA LUGO/ INTERSECTION FOR THE ARTS and send to: C/o Carolina Lugo, 1040 Pleasant Valley Drive, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523.

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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 and 2003 dancer, Concha Vargas from Seville, Spain, 2003 , singer-dancer Jesus Montóya from Seville, 2004,2005,2006,and 2007. Master Teacher and International Flamenco Artist, Antonio Vargas (featured artist in the film “Strictly Ballroom” and “Mission Impossible II”)in 2008, Master Teacher & International Flamenco Artist, Pepa Montes and Guitarist Ricardo Mino from Seville in 2005 and in 2007 dancer, Jesus Herrera from Seville and guitarist, Ricardo Garcia from Cadiz, Spain in 2007 and 2020.