Flamenco del Encuentro features Spanish-born, Pew Fellow flamenco guitarist Tito Rubio, who has performed world-wide accompanying important flamenco artists from Spain, heritage Flamenco singer (cantaora) Antonia Cruz Arias,who has sang her entire life and trained extensively in Spain, and dancer Anna Rubio-born in Philadelphia, trained in San Francisco and Spain. Flamenco del Encuentro also features a rotating cast of dancers including Vicente Orabona, La Amy, ,Jonathan Delgado and many others. Together they have performed in venues ranging from Annenberg Center, Painted Bride Theater, Trump Plaza (Atlantic City) to Universities and restaurants including a two-an-a-half year gig at Amada Restaurant, where they often incorporated visiting artists from Spain. They have also collaborated with Middle Eastern music and dance artists and Tap artists. Anna teaches flamenco at the University of the Arts and at the Community Education Center in West Philadelphia.