For Cuban Troupe, Dancers Not Defined by Weight "Danza Voluminosa" is an unconventional dance group -- whose performances are part-ballet, part-contemporary dance. But the dancers are larger than most weighing in around 200 pounds. Their choreographer says the company is creating a new aesthetic. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro reports.

For Cuban Troupe, Dancers Not Defined by Weight

For Cuban Troupe, Dancers Not Defined by Weight

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"Danza Voluminosa" is an unconventional dance group — whose performances are part-ballet, part-contemporary dance. But the dancers are larger than most weighing in around 200 pounds. Their choreographer says the company is creating a new aesthetic. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro reports.