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All classes currently held at Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, 4 West 43rd St (5/6 ave) 8th fl
7:30-9:00 Advanced Beginners At this level students continue polishing basic skills by coordinating strong footwork with an expressive upper body. Emphasis is on building posture, endurance, stamina, and strength through an intense warm-up routine followed by short pieces of choreography in various palos. (Min. 6 months intensive study or instructor permission is required) 9:00-10:00 Repertorio Ideal for intermediate through professional level dancers who want to perform on a regular basis. Dancers take turns running their solos for their classmates while the others learn to play correct palmas. Goal is to keep material fresh and ready to perform! Also during each class a section of the F con M repertory will be broken down in order to refresh returning students’ memory and incorporate new appropriate level students. If you are interested in the class please email.
1:00-2:15 Basic Beginner - "Flamenco from Head to Toe". Flamenco brought to you straight from the source, Andalucía! Learn palmas (hand clapping), “taconeo” (footwork), and the lyrical arm & hand movement- called “marcaje” -which accompanies traditional flamenco. Whether you’d like to perform some day, or just get a good work out… jump in! Simple, lively choreography will be taught in the form of “Tangos.” 2:15-3:30 Advanced Beginner- Description above 3:45-5:00 ¡Compás! - EVERY FLAMENCO PERFORMER IS A PERCUSSIONIST! Palmas are the glue that holds Flamenco music, song & dance together. Magdalena cracks open the mystery of the compás. Learn to play strong palmas, recognize the difference between “palos” (forms), and get comfortable with ”contratiempo” from finger snaps to footwork. Explore musicality in a casual, fun environment. Come one Come all! Musicians, Aficionados, and Dancers Welcome. Advanced Students, this is a chance for you to get your “patadas” ready for when they throw you on stage! This class will be accompanied by live guitar. 5:00-6:15 Intermediate / Advanced Develop individual style and strength. Focus is on respectful accompaniment of music which is the essence of Flamenco. Escobillas, marcajes, remates, etc. offer chances for problem solving while also encouraging confidence in traditional and clear movement. Discover your ”soniquete!” This class will review and continue with more SEGUIRIYA. Strongly recommended in combination w/ “Compás” class. Minimum 3 years experience required COST: 25$ = drop in, 110$ = 5 class card (cash or via paypal) •Please arrive on time! If you are early, stretch! •Private Lessons Available
LA LUPI and CURRO DE MARIA from Málaga
La Farruca and her prodigal son, El Carpeta –
NYC Workshop Oct 8-12, 2012
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Recent Happenings APRIL 25 – MAY 1, 2012: Magdalena returned to Minneapolis for her 6th season year with Kristina de Sacramento's ANDA! FLAMENCO Dance Academy. MAY 5, 2012: was our End of Season Performance at DROM in the East Village. Come check out the amazing progress and hard work. These students are something else! Premiering Magdalena's new Student Collective, "Flamenco Rebelde" On MAY 19, 2012 - NYC DANCE PARADE! we traveled down the streets of Manhattan …. dancing March 15, 2012 Flamenco Rebelde debuted with a fun show and great party at BONGO in the West Village. Thanks for making it a huge hit, the place was packed! On Jan 22 Flamenco con Magdalena presented new material at the LOTUS WINTER OPEN HOUSE. New! KIDS FLAMENCO at the American Tap Dance Foundation The first session ran Jan – March 2012. These talented kids age 9-12 learned a whole (short) Tangos! If interested in starting fresh with us next time around let ATDF know! December 9, 2011 was the Holiday Concert with Flamenco Latino. Flamenco con Magdalena was featured in this festive ensemble. Check out a clip from the show! June 17-26, 2011 was NATIONAL DANCE WEEK in NYC. On June 26th F con M students debuted Sevillanas con Abanico y Mantón at the Culminating Performance, joining dancers from all over the city in celebration. See some FOTOS! May 4-18, 2011 PA' LA FERIA! Full Flamenco Immersion: Magdalena took students on a journey to Seville & Lebrija. The group studied all day… and partied all night. Want a short tour? See Below!
|Class Trip to Sevilla & Lebrija|
April 11-15, 2011: Magdalena gave a week-long intensive workshop to dance and theater students at The Cambridge School in Weston, Massachusetts. LONGING …LOSS… AND INTRIGUE: An 8 minute film noir made as part of the international 48 HOUR FILM PROJECT, featuring La Magdalena as… herself. Produced, directed and written by Sean O'Bryan: "BIBLICAL FISH" ________________________________________________________________________________ Images and text thoughout this website may not be used without express written permission from copyright owner Flamenco con Magdalena. All rights reserved, 2011.