"La Madonna Full of Delight. . . Expect the unexpected as La Madonna comes alive . . . IONA dancers are objects d'art - creating a gallery of performance artworks." Honolulu Advertiser

"Because IONA dancers train physically and spiritually, they execute moves intended to move you inside and out. To be in their eye beams is to give in to this extraordinary sensibility." Honolulu Star Bulletin

IONA’s 2012 Season featured the Company’s acclaimed work,
‘La Madonna’, a live gallery installation performance celebrating the power of the Divine Feminine.

The high spirited production presents 15 living altars depicting ancient and contemporary goddesses brought to life through IONA’s mesmerizing dance style.

IONA Artistic Director Cheryl Flaharty had her sights set on turning the former Banana Republic space into a multicultural cathedral where SHE is boss. And it won’t matter if you’re from Mars or Venus or any constellation betwixt, with a total of 30 performers, ‘La Madonna’ provides 75 minutes of non-stop, 360 degree, interactive entertainment for all sexes.