Monthly Archives: December 2018

Please Donate to the Wisconsin Dance Council Today!

Donate too make your year-end gift to the Wisconsin Dance Council today!

The Wisconsin Dance Council uses these donations to provide scholarships for summer dance opportunities for talented dancers in the State of Wisconsin. Please consider making a donation to the Wisconsin Dance Council Scholarship Fund! Your gift, big or small, makes all the difference.

In addition to providing scholarships, the Wisconsin Dance Council supports the Statewide Dance Community through communications, professional development opportunities, resources, and networking.  The Wisconsin Dance Council is also the State Affiliate of the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) and mentors those wanting to begin a National Honor Society for Dance Arts™ (NHSDA) Chapter at their school or studio.

Please consider making a donation today!

Make a PayPal Donation to the WDC & Get An Additional 1% Match Until Dec. 31, 2018!

Please make a PayPal donation to the Wisconsin Dance Council & Get An Additional 1% Match Until December 31, 2018!

Make a PayPal Charity Donation Get An Additional 1% Match!

Celebrate the holidays and support the Wisconsin Dance Council’s Scholarship Fund. The PayPal Giving Fund waves all processing fees *and* will add an additional 1% to donations you make to the Wisconsin Dance Council until December 31, 2018.
 

The Wisconsin Dance Council uses these donations to provide scholarships for summer dance opportunities for talented dancers in the State of Wisconsin. Please consider making a donation to the Wisconsin Dance Council Scholarship Fund! Your gift, big or small, makes all the difference.

Please consider making a donation now!

Warm wishes and Happy New Year,
The Wisconsin Dance Council

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Save 50% on tickets to the Milwaukee Ballet’s performances of The Nutcracker on Dec. 26!

The Milwaukee Ballet invites you to celebrate the holidays with me and my many dancing children. This is a time to come together and make memories with friends and family, after all.

Save 50% on tickets to performances of The Nutcracker on Dec. 26 with code MAGIC.

Buy online or call Milwaukee Ballet’s friendly box office at 414-902-2103. Don’t delay – these are the Milwaukee Ballet’s last two performances of The Nutcracker this season.

Tania Tandias Flamenco & Spanish Dance Showcase & Sevillanas Fiesta December 16!

Tania Tandias Flamenco & Spanish Dance Showcase & Sevillanas Fiesta!

You are invited to a showcase of flamenco dance in an informal setting featuring the students of Tania Tandias Flamenco & Spanish Dance.  Come join us also for sevillanas dancing and refreshments to celebrate the holiday season!

Sunday, December 16, 2018
4:00 – 6:00 PM
Kanopy Dance Studio
341 State Street, Madison, WI
Free admission

Tania Tandias Flamenco & Spanish Dance Spring Class Schedule 2019
January 7- April 27

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. Dancers 12 years of age and up are welcome in the general classes.

THERE WILL BE A $10 DISCOUNT FOR PAYMENT RECEIVED BY DECEMBER 21, 2019, PLUS $35 OFF FOR EACH ADDITIONAL CLASS TAKEN (not applicable to the bata de cola class).

To register, please contact Tania Tandias via email, tandias@usa.net, phone, (608) 250-0369 or by web at www.flamencodance.net. If interested in paying with PayPal, please contact Tania. Make checks out to Tania Tandias and send to 1128 Chandler St., Madison, WI 53715.

Winter Classes will culminate in the annual student recital, Saturday, April 27, 2019, 7:00 pm, at the Madison East High School Auditorium.

Beginning Class- tangos
Students will learn the basics of the “baile flamenco”, which include footwork, arm & handwork and turns. Besides technique, choreography and combinations for tangos will also be taught.

Thursday, 5:45-7:00 pm, Jan 10-April 18, 2019, no class March 14.
Fee: $210, 14 classes

Advanced Beginning Class- garrotín with the sombrero Cordobés
In this class, students will continue to build their knowledge of flamenco dance through more challenging technique exercises. Choreography and combinations for garrotín with the sombrero Cordobés (Spanish hat) will also be taught.

*Intro to flamenco dance required. Hats will be sold in class.
Thursday, 7:00-8:15 pm, Jan 10-April 18, 2019, no class March 14.
Fee: $210, 14 classes

Ongoing Intermediate Class- continuing
Monday, 5:30-7:00 pm, Jan 7-April 22, 2019, no classes March 11.
Fee: $231, 14 classes
*Consent of instructor required

Intermediate Class with company rehearsal
*By invitation only
Monday, 5:30-8:00 pm, Jan 7-April 22, 2019, no rehearsal March 11.
Fee: $280, 14 classes

Sevillanas Class- continuing
Students will learn choreography for the festive sevillanas dance. The sevillanas, which is danced in partners, is popular at fiestas and nightclubs and is traditionally danced at La Feria de Sevilla (the Seville Fair). Students will concentrate on the third and fourth coplas (movements) in the winter semester. Partners not necessary.

*Intro to flamenco dance required or consent of instructor.
Wednesday, 8:30-9:30 pm, Feb 20-April 24, 2019, no class March 13.
Fee: $122, 9 classes

Castanet Class- continuing
In this class, students will learn basic castanet technique, rhythms, and exercises, plus focus on adding castanets to classical dance combinations and choreography.
*Castanets sold in class.

Sunday, 9:30-10:30 am, Jan 20-Feb 17
9:30-10:45am, Feb 24-April 14, 2019, no classes March 10 & 17, April 21.
Fee: $143, 11 classes scheduled, pay for 10

Bata de Cola Class- continuing
In this class, students will concentrate on learning how to manipulate the bata de cola effectively. Exercises and choreography will be a large component of class.
*Consent of instructor required. Students are expected to provide their own batas.
Sunday, 10:45 am-noon, Feb 24-April 14, 2019, no classes March 10 & 17, April 21
Fee: $75, 6 classes scheduled, pay for 5

Get tickets for The Milwaukee Ballet’s, The Nutcracker, December 8-26, 2018!

The magic, mayhem and music return this weekend! Experience The Milwaukee Ballet’sThe Nutcracker and see why this classic is a holiday tradition.
•    Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 – 2:00pm
•    Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 – 7:00pm – Great availability!
•    Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018 – 12:00pm
•    Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 – 2:00pm
•    Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 – 7:00pm 
•    Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018 – 12:00pm
•    Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018 – 5:00pm – Nearly sold out!
•    Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018 – 6:00pm – Sensory-friendly performance
•    Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 – 7:00pm 
•    Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 – 7:00pm – Great availability!
•    Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018 – 2:00pm
•    Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018 – 7:00pm 
•    Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018 – 12:00pm
•    Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018 – 5:00pm – Nearly sold out!
•    Monday, Dec. 24, 2018 – 12:00pm – Great availability!
•    Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018 – 2:00pm
•    Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018 – 7:00pm
If you haven’t ordered your tickets yet, buy today!
Call the Milwaukee Ballet box office at 414-902-2103 or buy online.
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