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Performance Art: The Horror Cabal of Anna Yanushkevich!

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Yanushkevich uses her background in ballet, circus, and other techniques to weave aerial, hoop, ballet, and interpretive dance with hypnotic, almost nightmarish, imagery. Her themes include insanity, witchcraft, Satanism, death, and bodily incapacitation in performances that fluidly meld the hideous with the beautiful, the terrifying with the magnetic. They are uncompromising in their rebelliousness, and we love them!

Joining Yanushkevich in her performance are two extremely talented performers:

Lilly Holiday
Lilly Holiday

Lilly Holiday has been a stripper or strip tease artist for over 12 years, starting her group Pink Boombox Productions in 2009. Lilly is now a weekly staple of the San Diego Burlesque scene. You can finder her every Wednesday night at Gossip Grill.

 

Hanna Denham
Hanna Denham Hanna Denham is a hand-balancing contortionist. Being relatively fresh to the industry with only four years of training, she has worked hard to achieve an unfathomable dream. With a love for performing, she always strives to give the audience something they won't expect. Not only did she fall in love with the art of contortion, but also with a desire to know the human body inside and out. Studying under body workers and working under coaches, she finds endless possibilities in the potential of the human form. "The ability comes from knowing how your muscles work," she says. "The only thing that holds us back is the lack of information." With that, she bends her life away--strong, as well as flexible!

 

We are proud to announce that Yanushkevich’s brand new outdoor aerial rig will get its maiden performance at this year’s festival! See history in the making! On the Botanical Lawn in Balboa Park at 9:15 PM, Saturday, September 10!
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July 9, 2016 Posted by admin in General

Short Film: Mexican Flamenco

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Mexican Flamenco
Part of the "Supernatural Horrors" Shorts Block, starting 2:40 pm on Sunday, September 11!
Mexico | Interpretive Dance | 2016 | 9 minutes | María Aliaga & Nur Rubio

Flamenco and Mexico meet each other in this scary video through La Catrina -a fancy skeleton- and La Llorona -the most famous mexican ghost who searches every night for her dead children.- This video is part of a mexican flamenco show that is called: Flamenco a la Mexicana.

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Format: DCP

 

[hi_image id='style-1' size='370x370' alignment='center' link='http://www.hifilmfest.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Nur_y_Maria.jpg' title='Director: María Aliaga & Nur Rubio' text='Flamenco a la Mexicana -Mexican Flamenco- is a whole concept where flamenco meets with Mexico. Flamenco is a mixture of different cultures and Mexico is a country founded with mixtures of different bloods.' share='image' display='inline' new_window='0']María Aliaga & Nur Rubio[/hi_image]