Anita Vélez Carib Dancers
Anita Vélez Mitchell Papers, 1950s-2013
Around 1952 Anita Vélez Mitchell comissioned Tito Puente to write a mambo (Macoco) and a choreography by Herbert Ross for her second dance group Anita Velez Carib Dancers. They made their debut in the Caribe Hilton Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Later they traveled to Santo Domingo, Cuba, Venezuela, Panama and Mexico. Publicity photo: Bruno of Hollywood, NYC.
1952, Date accepted
CreatorAnita Vélez Mitchell
Photograph: b & w photographs
Dancers, Dance, Performers
Individuals or Organizations MentionedAnita Velez Carib Dancers
Anita Vélez Mitchell Papers, 1950s-2013. Anita Vélez Carib Dancers: AVMi_b_f_0137_front. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 23 Aug 2019.
Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Library & Archive
Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Library & Archives