Kids & Youth Flamenco Classes


Flamenco for Kids (Flamenquitas)

Ages 6-9

Tuesdays 4:30-5:30pm: Girls and boys will get to know flamenco music, rhythm, coordination and movement skills, and enjoy dancing and learning in a bilingual environment! Students learn basics of posture, arm movement (braceo) and footwork (taconeo), as well as a short choreography for performance at Flamencura’s Student Showcase on June 3 at the Boyd Vance Theater.

We are now accepting registrations for our Spring 2017 session. Register online or if you have a question send us a message or call us at 512-942-7892.

-Tuesdays 4:30-5:25pm
-January 17-May 30 (19 classes, no class on March 14)
-Recital 4pm, June 3 at Boyd Vance Theater, Carver Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina St.
-Tuition: $245


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Youth Flamenco (Jovenes Flamencos)

Ages 10 and up

Mondays 5-6pm: Girls and boys will learn basic flamenco technique and short flamenco choreographies. The focus will be on improving posture, coordination, rhythm and musicality, plus youth flamenco students will enjoy being active and learning musicality and performance skills in a bilingual environment. Students practice applying the basics of posture, arm movement (braceo) and footwork (taconeo), while learning more complex technique and rhythms. Students will learn a choreography for performance at Flamencura’s Student Showcase on June 3 at the Boyd Vance Theater.

We are now accepting registration for our Spring 2017 Session. Register online or if you have a question send us a message or call us at 512-942-7892.

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-Mondays, 5-6pm
-January 16-May 31 (18 classes, no class on March 13)
-Recital 4pm, June 3 at Boyd Vance Theater, Carver Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina St.
-Tuition: $230


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Flamenco at Flamencura

Flamencura Music and Dance Studio opened its doors in May, 2010 as Austin’s first dance studio dedicated to Flamenco.  Flamenco dance classes for kids and youth are taught by founder Olivia Chacon.  She has danced flamenco for twenty years, including more than four years of study in Spain with the world’s greatest flamenco stars. She is an experienced performer, having danced in theaters and flamenco tablaos throughout Texas, Spain, Mexico, Germany, and Cyprus.

In 2013 Olivia received an Austin Critic’s Table award for Best Dancer for A’lante Flamenco Dance Ensemble’s “The Red Shoes: A Flamenco Fairytale”. She is Artistic Director and choreographer for A’lante Flamenco, which was named Austin’s “Best Dance Ensemble” in both 2014 and 2015.

Olivia is also a seasoned instructor, and enjoys introducing new students of all ages to the joys of flamenco through her original choreographies. She has been an adjunct flamenco dance instructor at McCallum Arts Academy since 2011.

 

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Flamencura Music and Dance Studio

Flamencura was opened on May 1, 2010 in Austin, Texas in order to share flamenco dance and music with the Austin community through classes and events. Dance teachers include founder Olivia Chacon, as well as Claire Spera and Guillermo Tabares, while flamenco music instruction is given by Isai Chacon.

Location

Located in North Central Austin, at 7113 Burnet Rd. # 111 (behind the Local Post Pub, next to the Kolache Shop), Flamencura has a lovely 750 square foot studio equipped with mirrors and sprung plywood floors. The facility is available for hourly rental for dance classes, rehearsals, or workshops.

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12:00 Beginner Flamenco with Guillermo
1:00 castanets
2.00 Sevillanas Workshop (LAST CLASS! We'll review all 4 coplas)
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