Jordan Levin

May 30, 2014

Miami choreographer Rosie Herrera turns life in a Cuban cabaret to art for ‘Show.Girl.’ with Ballet Hispanico

Most aspiring dancers and choreographers spend their teens perfecting their arabesques in ballet class or their spins in hip-hop. But when Hialeah-bred Rosie Herrera was 16, she was learning a very different side of dance — as a showgirl strutting the stage of the Little Havana theatrical cabaret Teatro de Bellas Artes in fishnet stockings, high heels, feathered headdress and not much else, backing up drag queens, comedians and middle-aged divas.

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