Dear Students and Aficionados,
News in this email update:
- November 24th – Final Group Class
- December 2nd – Workshops with Tracy Cumberbatch – all levels
- December 1st – Performance – Flamenco at MacEwan
Final Group Class this Friday:
A reminder that our final group class for all levels is tomorrow Friday, November 24th from 6:30 – 8:00 for all levels. This class is only open to current students and those that have dropped in at some time in this session.
Observers/guests/family/friends are not able to sit in on this class.
There is no obligation to perform! If you are a current student but have missed a lot of classes this session or are uncomfortable performing, please do join us as an audience member to get a taste of what other students have learned, see some inspirational video, and meet other flamencos in our community. If you’re not performing, you should plan to arrive just before 7pm.
Schedule: The evening’s events are as follows
6:30 – review of pieces learned
depending on how much studio is available, we will split up by level or will take turns in the studio for a quick review
7:00 – group warm up and presentation of pieces
7:30 – we will watch some flamenco video clips (get a glimpse of the Edmonton Flamenco Festival’s feature 2018 artists from Spain) and then head off for a coffee at a local cafe for food/beverage/conversation
Workshops with Tracy Cumberbatch:
There is still time to register for the Edmonton Flamenco Festival’s fundraiser weekend multi-level workshops with Tracy Cumberbatch. Don’t miss this chance to experience classes with our amazing guest dancer from Calgary! All classes are in the afternoon of December 2nd. Early – bird registration deadline – Friday, November 24th.
Saturday, December 2nd – 3:00 – 4:00 – Intro level
Subject – Tangos
pre-requisite – at least one session of flamenco with any teacher. This level is not open to advanced dancers.
Saturday, December 2nd – 4:00 – 5:00 – Beg/Int level
Subject – Technique and movement with manton.
Please let us know if you do not have a manton and we’ll arrange accordingly.
pre-requisite – at least 2 years of flamenco with any teacher
Saturday, December 2nd – 5:30 – 7:30 – Int/Adv level
Subject – TBD
As there is not enough interest in bata at this time, we are re-determining what material will be offered. The site will be updated soon.
pre-requisite – 3 or more years of flamenco with any teacher
Performance – Flamenco at MacEwan:
Friday, December 1st – Flamenco at MacEwan – Betty Andrews Recital Hall – Allard Hall, MacEwan University at 8pm. As part of the fundraiser weekend for the Edmonton Flamenco Festival, I am performing with: Edmonton flamencos Irena Dumicz and Marni Benavides; and Calgary guests Tracy Cumberbatch and David Matyas. Local Intermediate and Advanced dancers will present a piece by Stephanie Pedraza taught at her workshops this past September. Tickets and information here.
My next session of classes will begin near the end of January. Information will be posted in late December.
hope to see you this fall!
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