Tania Tandias Flamenco & Spanish Dance Summer Session 1 starts Thursday, June 21! Please note that the deadline for the early-bird discount for Danica Sena’s Summer Intensive is July 9 (see details below)!
Save the date for Danica’s annual Lakeside Street Coffee House Show and Summer Intensive Student Showcase!
Danica Sena and Friends
With preshow bulerías workshop!
Saturday, August 18, 2018
Preshow bulerías workshop
6:00- 7:00 pm
Lakeside Street Coffee House
402 W. Lakeside St., Madison
$20 at the door
$40 workshop & show combo/advance ($50 walk-in)
Summer Intensive Student Showcase
Join us for a showcase of flamenco dance in an informal setting featuring the students of Tania Tandias’ summer intensive along with guest artist Danica Sena from San Francisco.
Sunday, August 26, 2018
Kanopy Dance Studio
341 State Street, Madison
$10 suggested donation/children under 12 free
For more information on classes and performances visit www.flamencodance.net
Tania Tandias Flamenco & Spanish Dance Summer Classes 2018
Classes are held at Kanopy Dance Studio, 341 State St. 2nd Floor above the GAP, Madison, Wisconsin, unless noted otherwise.
All classes will include instruction in flamenco dance technique, which includes footwork, arm and hand work, rhythmic hand-clapping and turns.
Classes are open to both women and men. Partners are not necessary. Adult classes are open to students aged 12 years and up.
Discounts: FEES CAN BE PRORATED TO ACCOMMODATE SUMMER VACATION PLANS! FOR THE AUGUST INTENSIVE, THERE WILL BE $10 DISCOUNT FOR PAYMENT RECEIVED BY JULY 9, 2018, PLUS $20 OFF FOR STUDENTS TAKING MORE THAN ONE FULL-SESSION CLASS. DISCOUNTS ARE NOT AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS PAYING PRORATED FEES.
SESSION 1: JUNE 21- JULY 16
Beginning Class- tangos
Students will learn the basics of the “baile flamenco”, which include compás (rhythm), footwork, arm & handwork, turns, and choreography.
Thursday 6:00-7:00 pm, June 21- July 12
Fee: $54 (4 sessions)
Advanced Beginning Class- alegrías silencio and castellana
In this class, students will continue to build their knowledge of flamenco dance through more challenging technique exercises. Compás (rhythm) and choreography will also be taught.
Thursday 7:00-8:15 pm, June 21-July 12
Fee: $60 (4 sessions)
*intro to flamenco dance required
Ongoing Intermediate Class- livianas
In this class, dancers will focus on intermediate-level technique drills, combinations, and choreography.
Monday 5:30-7:00 pm, June 25- July 16
Fee: $66 (4 sessions)
Ongoing Intermediate Class with Company Rehearsal
Monday 5:30-8:00 pm, June 25- July 16
Fee: $80 (4 weeks)
*By invitation only
Sunday Technique, Palmas & Musicality Class
Sharpen your skills with footwork, armwork and turn exercises. This class will also focus on palmas accompaniment to varying flamenco palos. Bring your own choreographies for your fellow students to practice palmas and jaleos!
Sunday, 10:30- 11:45 am, June 24, and July 1 & 8
Fee: $45, or $15 for single class
*Intro to flamenco dance required
Session 2: July 30-August 26
AUGUST SUMMER INTENSIVE WITH GUEST INSTRUCTOR DANICA SENA
About the guest instructor: Danica Sena
Internationally-acclaimed Master flamenco and Spanish dance teacher/choreographer/performer, Danica Sena, has created and performed over 200 original works for television, independent film and stage in Spain (where she resided for a decade), Japan, Mexico, Czech Republic, Hawaii and all states of the continental U.S. Her intrinsic cultural understanding of the art she imparts combined with a unique methodology, musicality and passion for teaching has made her one of the most-solicited in her field. In 2012 she received the great honor of guest teaching for one month in Madrid, Valencia and Castellon, Spain. Ms. Sena has been a proud faculty member of ODC School in San Francisco since 2004 and acts regularly as adjunct faculty at OBT, Dominican University and USF. Danica Sena was also recently awarded the 2014 San Francisco Bay Area Dancers’ Choice Award.