Flamenco with Carmen Ledesma

Direct from Spain, flamenco dancer Carmen Ledesma returns to Edmonton for workshops from November 22nd – 24th, 2019! A featured artist at the first Edmonton Flamenco Festival in 2017, she is a favourite of audiences and students alike.

With funding from the Alberta Dance Alliance – Community Workshop Series, I am collaborating with the Edmonton Flamenco Festival to bring this workshop about. Here on only her second visit to Canada, also stopping in Toronto – it is a thrill to present an opportunity to study with Carmen in Edmonton.

About Carmen:

Carmen began her artistic career when she was only four years old, winning the prize of Galas Juveniles and being a disciple of Enrique El Cojo. In 1970 she made her professional debut in her hometown, and the following year she toured South America for six months. After this, she began her participation in Andalusian festivals and the flamenco’s most prominent tablaos, alternating them with different artistic tours through out Europe, America and Asia, often together with Curro Vélez, in the Fiesta Gitana group.

As an artist of wide repertoire, she is considered one of the most significant interpreters of today. She has collaborated with the indisputable talents of the flamenco world such as Camarón de la Isla, Pansequito del Puerto and El Lebrijano, among others.

Classes are for the greater flamenco community, not just my students. *Some previous flamenco experience is required.*

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• Schedule
• Levels and fees
• Studio Location
• Registration and payment


Friday, November 22
6:00 – 7:00 Beginner
7:00 – 8:00 por fiesta – Tangos

Saturday, November 23
4:00 – 5:00 Beginner
5:15 – 6:45 Intermediate
7:00 – 8:30 Advanced

Sunday, November 24
10:00 – 11:30 Advanced
11:45 – 12:45 por fiesta – Bulerías
2:00 – 3:30 Intermediate

Fees are non-refundable except in the case of class cancellation. Class size is limited. Classes will be filled on a first come first served basis. *For Early-bird rates, payment and registration must be received by November 8th at 11:59pm MST.

Are you registered in my current Fall session classes? With the exception of Level IV, one Friday night class with Carmen was included in your session fees. A $40 discount applies when you register if the classes overlap.

Beginner level workshop – 2 hrs
pre-requisite – at least one session of flamenco with any teacher.

Choreography and technique – Tangos – 2 hrs
$70* / $80 after November 8th

Intermediate level workshop – 4 hrs
Students should have a minimum of 2 years experience.

Choreography and technique – Romance – 3 hrs
Por fiesta – one level – 1 hr
$140* / $160 after November 8th

Advanced level workshop – 4 hrs
Students should have a minimum of 4 years experience.

Choreography and technique – Tientos – 3 hrs
Por fiesta – Bulerias – 1 hr
$140* / $160 after November 8th

Add classes to your workshop:

add – por fiesta – 2nd class – 1 hr
$30* / $35 after November 8th

add – Beginner Choreography to Int or Adv workshop – 2 hrs
$65* / $75 after November 8th

add – Intermediate Choreography to Advanced workshop – 3 hrs
$95* / $110 after November 8th

Individual class fees
Can’t afford a full workshop or don’t have the time? You can tailor make your schedule by choosing individual classes when you register. *As preference is given to students signing up for a workshop package, registration for individual classes cannot be confirmed until November 9th (once the Early-bird deadline has passed). They will still be processed in the order received.

Individual classes:
$42/hr* – $47/hr after November 8th

All classes at MarrMac Dance – 8627 – 109 Street. Click here for map

Registration and payment are being handled by the Edmonton Flamenco Festival

Please fill out the registration form first at this link – Registration Form

Once you’ve submitted your registration form, our payment options are found at this link – Payment Options

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