Photo Courtesy: Amanda Manfredi
According to the REDLANDS DAILY FACTS “Lena Jácome danced with agility and quickness, hitting each “heel, heel, toe, stomp, heel” with perfection and grace. “Olé” could be heard throughout…”

Lena Jácome attained her B.F.A. Degree in Dance Performance at New World School of the Arts in Miami, FL and earned her M.F.A. Degree in Choreography and Performance at Arizona State University. She is currently a Roster Artist through the Arizona Commission on the Arts and was awarded a professional study grant to study in Spain in 2010.  She has been a dancer for Calo Flamenco under the direction of Martín Gaxiola since June of 2003.  She has guest performed in the World Premiere of the Pangean Orchestra at Symphony Hall and she tours nationally with both Calo Flamenco and The Chris Burton Jácome Flamenco Ensemble.  In 2012 Lena performed as, and choreographed for the role of  ‘Flamenco Dancer’, in Teatro Bravo!’s presentation of ‘Lorca in a Green Dress‘.

Lena has traveled to Spain multiple times to study with the Directors of Arte y Pureza: Cihtli Ocampo & Ethan Margolis, Concha Vargas & Juana Amaya and she recently published, ‘Flamenco! ‘ a flamenco photography book based on The Chris Burton Jácome Flamenco Ensemble . “…an expression of passion, a fiery explosion of sound…and of dancing so exciting…” –BISBEE DAILY REVIEW

Chris Burton Jácome Flamenco Ensemble at Pebblecreek Renaissance Theatre February 2008. Artists Include: Chris Burton Jácome – Guitar, Olivia Rojas – Singer, Kris Hill – Percussion, Adrian Goldenthal – Bass, Martín Gaxiola – Palmas, Bernadette Gaxiola – Palmas, Lena Jácome – Dancer


Photo Courtesy: Sergio Photographer


21 Responses to “About Lena Jácome”

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  5. Txeiks said

    Precioso! I’m impressed to find out of my country an extraordinary flamenco dancer like you.

  6. Gaurab said

    You have a very impressive about section and a great blog, thanks for dropping by my blog, looking forward to seeing more from you 🙂

  7. Madam, your dancing is astonishingly beautiful

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