Kids Flamenco (Flamenquitas)


Flamenco for Kids
Ages 6-9
Tuesdays 4:30-5:25pm
This class provides a thorough introduction to flamenco dance, including technique, rhythms and short dances, all taught in a supportive, bilingual (English/Spanish) setting with an emphasis on cultural elements. Girls and boys will get to know flamenco music, rhythm, coordination and movement skills, and enjoy making noise in a bilingual environment! Students learn a short dance for performance in our Fiesta Navidena on December 14, 2018.

Requirements: Students must purchase a flamenco skirt ($45) and flamenco shoes ($45) from our studio, to be used for each class and performance. Students should also wear their own sleeveless black leotard to class.

We are now accepting registration for our Fall 2018 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
-September 4 through December 11 (15 classes, no class November 20)
-Tuition: $185


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Youth Flamenco Classes

Youth Flamenco (Jovenes Flamencos)

Ages 10-15

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. Dancers will learn choreography for several public performances throughout the year.

Requirements: Students must purchase the class flamenco skirt (+/- $65) and black flamenco shoes ($76.50), to be worn during practice and performances. Additional costume elements may be required for specific performances. Students should also wear their own black sleeveless leotard for class.

 

We are now accepting registration for our Fall 2018 Session. Register online, or if you have a question send us a message or call us at 512-942-7892.
-Mondays 5-6pm
-September 10 through December 10 (13 classes, no class November 19)
-Tuition: $165


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Interview by Raymond Thompson

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 over 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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