Flamenco Fusion Workshop
February 15, 2020 - February 16, 2020
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Whether you want to just have fun, explore and do something different, or if you want to expand your dance repertoire…
This two-day workshop will use basic movements of Flamenco as the foundation to teach participants how to incorporate elements of self-expression into this particular style of dance. Techniques from other dance forms will also be used. This workshop is open to non-dancers, beginners, and experienced dancers of all styles. This is open to non-dancers and experienced dancers.
Please note this is not focused on learning strictly traditional Flamenco! Rather, the instructor aims to work with students to use Flamenco as a form of self-expression and teach them body awareness so they understand how to use their own strengths and weaknesses to create their own style.
The culture of Flamenco will be weaved into the workshop through video and discussion about its history and contemporary role in modern Spain as well as its influence on other dance styles throughout the world.
The workshop will culminate with a short performance on Sunday, immediately after the workshop. Participation in the the performance is optional.
Flamenco shoes are not necessary; it is best this is done barefoot. If you prefer to wear shoes, thin-soled tennis shoes or jazz shoes are best.