Mar 20, 2018 | Programs Upcoming
Spanish Art of Flamenco is an 8-week dance program for 3rd graders.
Students will learn the footwork, hand-movements, arm-movements and rhythmic hand-clapping that Flamenco is known for. They also learn about the geography of Spain, its relation to the rest of Europe that was key in the creation and evolution of Flamenco. The program instills confidence in students as the become comfortable with their movements and prepare for a public performance in front of family, friends, and neighbors.
The class includes an interactive performance by members of the company so that students get to see professional Flamenco artists in-action. For the final performance, students will divide up the information into “Flamenco Fun-Facts” and take turns reciting it to the audience prior to the dance performance.
The program is presented by world-renowned and award-winning Flamenco dancer, choreographer and artistic director Rebeca Tomás.
Dates: 8 Tuesday : April 17 – June 5
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Mar 20, 2018 | Children's Program, Dance, Music, Programs Upcoming
CUMBIA FOR KIDS is a music program that introduces 3rd graders to Colombian music, culture, and dance.
During 8 weekly workshops, students will learn about the diverse music and dance traditions, instruments, and culture of Colombia’s four geographic regions from the cowboy music of the Llanos Orientales to the African rhythms of the Pacific Coast. Children also learn about the geography, clothes, food, history, and customs of Colombia’s diverse regions. The program is designed to prepare students to enter the stage for a fully-choreographed show where kids sing, dance, and drum along with professional members of Folklore Urbano. Performances will be scheduled mid-way and after the final class. The program is presented by world-renowned Folklore Urbano. Pablo and Anna Mayor lead the musical portion of the program, teaching kids basic drum patterns and Spanish language through song.
Dancer/choreographer Daniel Fetecua leads kids in dance and creative movement inspired by Colombia’s diverse dance traditions.
Dates: 8 Fridays : April 20 – June 8
Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm