I’m over the moon excited to announce that master teacher Oscar Nieto will be returning to Edmonton for a weekend workshop in flamenco dance and song on June 19th, 20th and 21st, 2015.
I can’t speak highly enough about Oscar. His ongoing influence has been fundamental in my flamenco journey since I took my first workshop with him as a total beginner back in 1997. To quote Portland’s Laura Onizuka:
“What Oscar teaches sticks. He has a secret magical talent for explaining things in ways that make so much sense. He helps you engage muscles in the body you didn’t know you had, allowing you to move with ease and power. The way a flamenco dancer moves. There are master dancers, but few can explain how to execute things as Oscar does.
Oscar is in constant demand as a guest artist and teacher across Canada, the USA and Asia. His broad experience and knowledge gives students a rich background in the history of flamenco and Spanish dance, cante (song), jaleo (shouts of encouragement) and compas (rhythm).”
These workshops are open to the greater flamenco community. Some previous flamenco experience is required and there is an Intro level class offered for students with at least 4 classes of flamenco experience (from any teacher).
If you register early, there is a discounted rate. Early bird registrations must be received by June 1st at the latest in order to receive the discounted rate.
Class size is limited. Though preference is given to students that register for a complete level, if you are unable to make both days or would like to add classes to your level there is also the option to register for individual classes.
For those of you wanting to take classes with Deborah Ibach this summer, she is also really excited to have Oscar Nieto in town, so the start of her classes will be delayed to ensure that everyone can take advantage of his workshop.
The final registration deadline is June 12th
Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to take classes with a truly incredible teacher.
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