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Workshops

Learn about upcoming Flamenco and Spanish Dance workshops in Perth. Workshops cater for a wide range of ability levels, and offer dancers the unique opportunity to learn from nationally and internationally renowned artists.

Clarisa Di Salvo Workshops - 16 to 20 August

Casa Del Compas (Please note new address: Unit 2/15 Port Kembla Drive, Bibra Lake) will be hosting the stunning Clarisa Di Salvo for an exciting week of Flamenco workshops. See below for more details!

PALMAS, CANTE Y BAILE:  DANCERS, MUSICIANS AND SINGERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME!

This invaluable series of classes will not only be lots of fun but will give you insight into and more importantly, the experience of structuring everything around the song. We will cover different types of Tangos over the five days and will combine all three elements in every class:

  • CANTE - While all students will have the option to actually sing, it won’t be compulsory. Regardless, everyone will be given the lyrics so that you can study the phrasing and melody, thus gain a clear picture of how everything fits together. Those who are keen to embrace the singing need to let Farida know, so that we she can send you the lyrics ahead of time.

  • PALMAS - A chance to brush up on your hand-clapping technique, and rhythms, as well as learn some fun combinations to accompany the singing and dancing. Good palmas is essential to good flamenco - through the process of embodying the rhythm, one gains more confidence in executing steps and supporting fellow musicians/singers/dancers.

  • BAILE - Clarisa will teach simple combinations that will enable you to listen to the cante and not be caught up with complicated steps. Later in the course, int/adv students may have the opportunity to try out their own remates marking and llamadas if they wish, but the emphasis will always be on how it relates to the singing.

ADVANCED CHOREOGRAPHY

There is also an advanced choreography course on offer, where Clarisa will focus on Siguiriyas.

Please see below for the course timetable and fee structure. Please click the button at the top of the page to contact Farida to book, or of course if you have any questions at all!

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Inmaculada Ortega Flamenco Workshop

One of Spain's most revered Flamenco dancers of modern times, Inmaculada Ortega arrives in Perth as the special guest of Perth's Inaugural Flamenco Festival. She will be teaching a 5 day Flamenco Dance Intensive as part of the festival. There will be classes for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced/Pre-Professional students. Those who participate in the full 5-day course will have the opportunity to dance in the closing showcase featuring solo work by Inmaculada.

when? friday 12th to tuesday 16th of April 2019

what time? see below image for class times

where? charlesworth ballet institute

1 Mabel St, North Perth

 

watch inmaculada perform a beautiful zorongo

CUMBRE FLAMENCA 2016 ~ Inmaculada Ortega began her incredible dance career at the age of seven with her brother Domingo Ortega quickly forming a unique artistic partnership. Over the years, her powerful and charismatic stage persona has led to performances with distinguished directors, choreographers and artists such as José Menese, Chano Lobato, and Antonio Canales as well as collaborating with well-known musicians such as Jorge Pardo, Enrique de Melchor and Victor Monge "Serranito."