Guest Arturo German Hernandez de la Mesa will be teaching capoeira and more, and is holding auditions from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. today in Studio 1 of the Hendricks Center. Dancers selected will perform a piece in his eclectic style for Beloit students to perform in Chelonia 2011.
Arturo G. Hernandez (aka Arturo De La Mesa) is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Professor Dan Lee's Academy of Tai Chi Chuan, Pacific Dance Academy, Performing Arts Center Annex, and came to dance with the Milwaukee Ballet Company a few years ago. Arturo is involved with Capoeira Nago Milwaukee, African dance through Ajula Dance Company, and Milwaukee Public Schools. A former dancer with City Ballet Theatre, other guesting includes Lake Shore Dance, Pastiche Dance Ensemble, Ritmo Caliente, and most recently dancing in "Isla y Tierra" at Waukesha's Civic Theater