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October 2014
$15

Adv. Beg. Class

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Overbrook Garage Studio,
6411 Overbrook Ave, Philadelphia, 19151 United States

Technique for increasing complexities and speed in footwork, upper body stylization, incorporating full body expression in choreography. Included in this level, palmas, musicality of palos more depth of understanding compás with various palos. Additional study of Sevillanas.  Sevillanas are a type of folk music and dance of Seville and its region. They were derived from the Seguidilla, an old Castilian folk music and dance genre. In the nineteenth century they were influenced by Flamenco. They have a relatively limited musical pattern but are rich in lyrics based on…

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$12

Children’s flamenco II (ages 8-11)

October 23 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Overbrook Garage Studio,
6411 Overbrook Ave, Philadelphia, 19151 United States
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$12

Oriental Dance Class

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Overbrook Garage Studio,
6411 Overbrook Ave, Philadelphia, 19151 United States

Description: Egyptian style Belly Dance also known as Oriental Dance is an ancient and fun style of dance traditionally danced throughout the Middle East and Northern Africa. It was originally danced for the ancient Mother Goddesses Isis, Hathor and Cybele and is a joyful and rhythmic invocation of the powers of the feminine. We will learn the steps, shimmies, hip, chest and shoulder accents as well as veil work used in this exciting and ancient artform ~ coin belts and other…

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Lecture/Demo

October 24
The Philadelphia School,
2501 Lombard St. , Philadelphia ,

Lecture and Demonstration at The Philadelphia School

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$15

Intro to Flamenco

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Overbrook Garage Studio,
6411 Overbrook Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19151 United States

Introduction to the various flamenco “palos” (family rhythms) through, Colocacion: upper and lower body placement Braceo: basic arm movements Taconeo: footwork patterns Marcaje: marking patterns Palmas: hand-clapping Vueltas: turns Choreography- phrase work that will help you understand the structure of the various palo’s – See more at: http://www.pasionyarteflamenco.org/conservatory-classes/#sthash.K9QTuI6L.dpuf

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$15

Adv. Beg. Class

October 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Overbrook Garage Studio,
6411 Overbrook Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19151 United States

Technique for increasing complexities and speed in footwork, upper body stylization, incorporating full body expression in choreography. Included in this level, palmas, musicality of palos, more depth of understanding compas with various palos. Additional study of Sevilanas. Sevilanas are a type of folk music and dance of Seville and its region. They were derived from the Seguidila, an old Castilian folk music and dance genre. In the nineteenth century they were influenced by Flamenco. They have a relatively limited musical…

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$12

Children’s Flamenco (ages 4 to 7)

October 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Overbrook Garage Studio,
6411 Overbrook Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19151 United States
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$12

Brazilian Samba

October 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Overbrook Garage Studio,
6411 Overbrook Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19151 United States

Description: In this class we will learn the traditional samba steps from Rio de Janeiro, along with Samba do Pe from Salvador de Bahia. We will learn to play with the different rhythmic variations of Samba and Afro Brazilian movements eventually leading up to full choreographies. Carnival in Brazil is one of the major holidays, and one of the first times historically when people of all races were allowed to celebrate together. It was a time when social norms and class were…

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$15

Inter/Adv. Class

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Overbrook Garage Studio,
6411 Overbrook Ave, Philadelphia, 19151 United States

This class is recommended for advanced dancers with a focus on learning choreography for performance opportunities and therefore choreography for different “palos” will be taught in order to build a repertory of work. Class includes: Technique for increasing complexities and speed in footwork Upper body stylization to incorporate full body expression in choreography Palmas- understand your role as you play palmas, and how to accompany dancer and guitarist Musicality of palos and more depth of understanding the compás with various…

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$15

Adv. Beg. Class

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Overbrook Garage Studio,
6411 Overbrook Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19151 United States

Technique for increasing complexities and speed in footwork, upper body stylization, incorporating full body expression in choreography. Included in this level, palmas, musicality of palos more depth of understanding compás with various palos. Additional study of Sevillanas.  Sevillanas are a type of folk music and dance of Seville and its region. They were derived from the Seguidilla, an old Castilian folk music and dance genre. In the nineteenth century they were influenced by Flamenco. They have a relatively limited musical pattern but are rich in lyrics based on…

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This project is partially supported by a grant from Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour, a program developed and funded by The Heinz Endowments; the William Penn Foundation; the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency; and The Pew Charitable Trusts; and administered by Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation.