Furia Flamenca


Furia Flamenca, an award winning dance company, brings the ferocity and passion of flamenco to the stage and transports audiences to Southern Spain in technically refined, emotionally explosive, and dynamically choreographed dancing. Its unique style combines the traditional gypsy with the more modern flamenco to create a perfect balance. 

Furia Flamenca has performed in some of the most prestigious venues throughout the DC Metro area including the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage and Terrace Theater, Lincoln Theatre, National Theatre, Wolf Trap, Baltimore Lyric Opera House, Publick Playhouse and Alden Theatre, to name a few. The company is regularly invited to perform at “Happenings” at Harmon Hall and regularly performs at some of the biggest Metro DC festivals, such as the Washington Folk Festival, INTERSECTIONS: A New America Arts Festival, Cherry Blossom Festival, Dance DC Festival, Velocity DC, Taste of Bethesda, and the annual Washington DC’s Feria de Sevilla. 

The company’s choreographies have been selected to participate in the areas most prestigious choreographer’s showcases including Dance Bethesda, World Dance Showcase, and Dance Place’s New Releases Choreographer’s Showcase. Their performances and productions have been recognized as some of the best in the DC Metro area with two Metro DC Dance awards in 2009 and five finalist nominations in 2012.

Watch Past Performances

Video 12/15/2012: Hilton Worldwide Night: Furia Flamenca

DC-based Puerto Rican flamenco dancer and choreographer Estela Velez de Paredez presents her award winning dance company Furia Flamenca for an evening of passionate and fiery flamenco music, singing and dance.

Video 10/10/2010: Furia Flamenca

Founded by director Estela Velez, Furia Flamenca presents a tribute to Spanish poet and musician Federico Garcia Lorca, including his works “Lament for Ignacio Sanchez Mejias,” “Romance Sonambulo,” “Casidas de Palomas Oscuras,” and songs such as “Sevillanas del Siglo XVII” and “La Nana.”

Furia Flamenca