“I never aspired to be just a dancer,” Luquini says wearily, “because I think there's so much more.” Part of that more will be Flagrante Delicto (“caught in the act”), the second installment in a trilogy that includes last fall's Wrong Clue. Luquini's style veers from Hitchock's approach of showcasing cool blondes and dashing but neurotic heroes. Instead the stage will bustle with a motley cast of dancers, actors, and rappers clothed in costumes ordinary and flamboyant. Two DJs will provide a diverse score made up of found sounds and old and new songs. “Wrong Clue was about the universe of life in the street,” Luquini explains. “This one is more inside walls, about urban people, about the little crimes we do every day. The hidden kisses or desires.”
That's as much as the coy Luquini will divulge about the current production. About the final element of the trilogy, all he'll reveal is a title, Shangó Con Zapatos (Shangó Wearing Shoes). Much like a good director would do, he describes the impending piece in cinematic terms: “In Wrong Clue I took a general view of the city. Then I zoom into the room in Flagrante Delicto. In Shangó Con Zapatos I'll focus on the boredom and aggressiveness that the urban being has.” Any way it's defined, we'll be entertained.