Flamenco Performing Arts Studio

 

The Flamenco Performing Arts Studio was established in 1990 by the Tedesco Brothers as a centre for all things Flamenco. Since its establishment, it has become Melbourne’s best known Flamenco dance centre, offering regular general classes, private tuition and workshops in Flamenco dance,guitar,cajon,and cante.

Classes are available for absolute beginners to advanced students.


Our aim is to teach students all of the elements of flamenco – developing an understanding of Flamenco dance along with the important role of the music (guitar, singing and compás).


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JOSEMI CARMONA AND BANDOLERO (SPAIN) MASTERCLASSES!

 

We’re thrilled to welcome the arrival of two of the most renown Flamenco artists of our generation for their very first visit to Melbourne, Australia: 

Josemi Carmona (Flamenco guitar) and Bandolero (Flamenco percussion/cajón).
Both are here with Jorge Pardo’s trio production ‘Huellas' for the Melbourne International Jazz Festival, 2014. 

 

 …. And it is with much excitement that we announce their upcoming Master Classes at the Flamenco Performing Arts Studio.

Josemi Carmona and Bandolero will be sharing their knowledge and experience in a unique two hour Master Class. This is a rare opportunity for Flamenco aficionados and musicians alike to learn from these Flamenco Maestros in Melbourne!  

 

Click here for full biographies of Josemi Carmona and Bandolero 


Details of the Masterclasses are below

 

Bookings Essential

For any further enquiries and to reserve your place, please contact- flamencoproductions@bigpond.com

 

 

JOSEMI CARMONA (FLAMENCO GUITAR)

Date: Friday, 30th May 2014

Time: 6.30pm-8.30pm

Venue: Flamenco Performing Arts Studio

Price: $120.00


BANDOLERO (FLAMENCO CAJON/PERCUSSION)

Date: Thursday, 29th May, 2014

Time: 6.30pm-8.30pm

Venue: Flamenco Performing Arts Studio

Price: $120.00*

* Book before Monday 26th May for a 25% discount 
 


 

 

 

FLAMENCO DANCE WORKSHOPS

April - May, 2014

     

 

Thanks to the dedication and commitment from all students during the last workshop, we have decided to skip the long break and head straight into more classes!  

We have four Flamenco dance workshops beginning in under two weeks, so please book in as there are limited places in each class. There are also discounted prices for people wanting to take 2+ workshops- please enquire further for details.

  

 

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL! 

 

All details for the new workshops are below. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding these classes at flamencoproductions@bigpond.com

 

CLASS DESCRIPTION & TIMETABLE

Introduction Course

This six-week course is designed to introduce the beginner to the basics of flamenco dance and rhythms. No experience necessary
April 8th- May 13th, 2014 
Tuesdays, 7pm-8pm


Beginners 1 Course
At least six weeks of flamenco experience. It is recommended that students complete one introduction course or equivalent.
April 8th- May 13th, 2014 
Tuesdays, 8pm-9pm


Beginners 2 Course
At least 2 years of flamenco experience.
April 9th- May 14th, 2014
Wednesdays, 8pm-9pm


Open Level Technique Course
At least an Introduction Course or equivalent is recommended. This course is designed to teach Flamenco dance technique through various exercises and stretches that reinforce muscle memory and strength.
April 9th- May 14th, 2014
Wednesdays, 7pm-8pm


 

CLASS FEES

$135 Introduction Course
$150 Beginners 1 Course
$150 Beginners 2 Course
$150 Open Level Technique Course

*Discounts apply for 2+ courses booked

*(Please note: workshops run for 6 weeks)

 


Sevillana Workshop with Teresa Lora Diaz

12th March – 16th April, 2014


Teresa Lora Diaz, is a unique, fun-loving artist, from Triana, with a fantastic style and love for Flamenco. She is a fun and exciting performer, heavily influenced by her mother, a student of Adelita Domingo and winner of first place in the Velá of Santa Ana over four consecutive years, and her sister, a Flamenco dancer who toured Europe and South America. Here in Melbourne, she is known for her work dancing with Aire del Sur and Reflejos.

Teresa will not only be teaching a choreography accompanied with singing, but will also be imparting her profound understanding and knowledge on the variety of different styles of Sevillanas.

Bookings are essential.

 

Level: Introduction (No Minimum Requirement)
Day/Time: Wednesdays 6pm-7pm
Cost: $150.00

 

Venue: Flamenco Performing Arts Studio
Kanela Bar
Level 1, 56 Johnston St, Fitzroy 3065

Website: www.kanela.com.au

For Bookings: flamencoproductions@bigpond.com

 

 

WHAT TO WEAR

Female students should wear a closed toe shoe with a solid heel of at least 3cm, such as a character style shoe, comfortable pants or full skirt and fitted top.
Male students should wear a heeled shoe or boot (preferably with a heel of at least 3 cm, such as a Cuban style heel) comfortable pants and a t-shirt or shirt.

 

To register your place in class, please e-mail us your name and the class you wish to attend-

flamencoproductions@bigpond.com

 

 

Phone: (03) 9416 0547

E-mail: flamencoproductions@bigpond.com

Kanela Flamenco Bar
 Level 1- 56 Johnston St, Fitzroy 3065 

 

 

Private guitar classes also available.

Contact Richard on: richardtedesco@mac.com