Yaelisa .

Emmy Award-winning choreographer Yaelisa makes her San Francisco Opera debut with La Traviata. Internationally recognized as a master flamenco teacher, Yaelisa is founder of both the Bay Area’s Caminos Flamencos as well as Irvine, California’s New World Flamenco Festival, the second largest and most comprehensive flamenco festival in North America. She has presented her choreography at the prestigious Certámen de Coreografía in Madrid and was the recipient of a choreography fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.