Karen Flamenco Vancouver :: Instruction :: Schedule

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FALL TERM 2018: Sep 3 - Dec 16 (15 Weeks)

Winter Break - Dec 17 - Jan 6 (3 Weeks)

FEES

Studio 1 max 12 students
Studio 2 max 8 students

Monday

Jr Co Appr 1 4:00 - 5:00 pm Karen
Beginner 5:00 - 6:15 pm Karen
Elementary 6:15 - 7:30 pm Karen
Intermediate 7:30 - 8:45 pm Karen
Advanced 8:45 - 10:00 pm Karen
     

Tuesday

Clasico 5:00 - 6:15 pm Karen
Intermediate 6:15 - 7:30 pm Karen
Advanced 7:30 - 8:45 pm Mikela
Company 8:45 - 10:00 pm Karen
Jr Co Appr 1 5:00 - 6:15 pm Mikela
Junior Co 2 6:15 - 7:30 pm Mikela
Beginner 7:30 - 8:45 pm Karen
     

Wednesday

     
Intermediate 5:00 - 6:15 pm Karen
Advanced 6:15 - 7:30 pm Karen
Elementary 7:30 - 8:45 pm Karen
Beginner 8:45 - 10:00 pm Karen
Children 2 4:00 - 5:00 pm Karen
Jr Co Appr 1 5:00 - 6:00 pm Mikela
Junior Co 1 6:15 - 7:30 pm Mikela

Thursday

     
Advanced 5:00 - 6:15 pm Karen
Company 6:15 - 7:30 pm Karen
Beginner 7:30 - 8:45 pm Karen
Intermediate 8:45 - 10:00 pm Mikela
Children 1 4:00 - 5:00 pm Karen
Jr Co Appr 2 5:00 - 6:15 pm Mikela
     
Elementary 7:30 - 8:45 pm Mikela
Clasico 8:45 - 10:00 pm Karen

Saturday

Children 1 11:00 - 12:00pm Karen
Children 2 12:00 - 1:00 pm Karen
     
Company 2:30 - 5:30 pm Karen
     
Children 2 12:00 - 1:00 pm  
Junior Co 2 1:00 - 3:30 pm Karen

Sunday

Pequenitos 11:15 - 12:00pm Karen
     
Junior Co 1 1:00 - 3:30 pm Karen
Jr Co Appr 1 3:30 - 6:00 pm Karen
     
Jr Co Appr 2 12:00 - 2:30 pm Karen



FULL YEAR 2018/2019

FALL TERM : Sep 3 - Dec 16 (15 Weeks)

Winter Break - Dec 17 - Jan 6 (3 Weeks)

WINTER TERM: Jan 7 - Apr 21 (15/13 Weeks)

Spring Break - March 18 – March 31 (2 Weeks)

SPRING TERM: Apr 22 - June 16 (8 Weeks)

Year End Show - Sat June 15th & Sun June 16th

* If the class of your choice is FULL, please email us to be put on a wait-list.
* Students can join part-way through a term. The fees will be pro-rated accordingly.
* If you are dropping-in into a beginners or introductory class, pelase contact us first
* Childrens Classes are Underlined
* Ask us about our 3-MONTH payment program


Adult Classes


Classes for Children


Class description

Introductory


Fall Term: Tangos
Winter Term: Guajira
The Introductory level classes will introduce dancers to the basics of flamenco movements and will teach the choreography being taught at the Beginner level. Once dancers have a good grasp of the basic structure and dance being taught, they will advance into the Beginner level class. - New dancers welcome throughout the year.
Please email or phone ahead to let us know that you will be attending.

For the month of September, Beginer level is the Introductory level.

Beginner

Fall Term: Tango
Winter Term: Guajira

First year of Flamenco. Dancers brand new to flamenco dance.

Elementary

Fall Term: Tientos
Winter Term: Seguirilla

Dancers who have taken flamenco for at least one full term and have performed al least one choreography.

Intermediate

Fall Term:Tarantos
Winter Term:
Solea por Buleria

Dancers have strong footwork and upper body movement. Dancers should have a solid understanding and feel of the different 12 & 8 beat rhythms. Dancers are required to take 2x per week.

Advanced

Fall Term:
Tango de Malaga

Winter Term: Guajira

Dancers will be expected to pick up dance movement quickly, demonstrate dance movement individually and to have a good understanding of the different rhythms of flamenco.
Dancers are required to take 2x per week.

Bata De Cola

 

This is a dress or skirt with a long train at the back. Dancers will learn how to master this tail in an elegant manner. Dancers will need to purchase their own bata de cola to join this class. - Bata's are ordered 2x throughout the year. August & December

Company

IntensivelyCompany programme. Emphasis on group and individual performance and expression. Dancers perform in Theatre and Festival Performances throughout the year.
If you are interested to join this programme please email Karen.

Pequenitos

Children 3 - 4 years

Children 1

Children 5 - 6 years

Children 2

Children 7- 12 years

Junior Company Apprentice

By invite only. Intense training - performance opportunities - festival competitions
Children 9 -12 years

Junior Company

By invite only. Intense training - performance opportunities - festival competitions
Children 12 - 16 years

Tablao
Workshop

Sevillanas / Fandangos / Tangos / Buleria
July & August Tablao Intensive Workshop
Level I: Beginner / Elementary Level
Level ||: Intermedaite / Advanced Level

Clasico Espanol

Flamenco Ballet: Clasico training gives dancers a graceful approach to flamenco with use of castanets and lots of upper body and footwork.

Technique Drills

Different footwork and upper body combination and drills will be taught each week. Dancers will improve thier technique. No choreography will be taught. Open for drop-ins, or make-up classes.
Level I: Beginner / Elementary Level
Level II: Intermedaite / Advanced Level


Classes are accompanied by a Flamenco Guitarist.

New Students

Requirements:
- any low-heel shoe is accepted (flamenco shoes not required but can be purchased at The Dance Shop located at 1089 West Broadway (just west of Oak) - 10% off for Karen Flamenco Students)
- comfortable moveable clothing
- no previous dance experience needed
- new students are welcome any time during a term.


Missed Classes or unpredictable working schedule

Karen Flamenco offers 3 classes of the same level giving dancers the option of making-up missed classes or for those who have unpredictable schedules they may come to any of the 3 class times offered throughout the week.
The same choreography and technique will be taught throughout all 3 classes.

Dancers must register in the class they will be able to commit to, and will need to inform the administration of their plans to come to another class time to be sure there is space available.


Scholarships

- scholarships page

Student Pages

Access for Karen Flamenco Students Only.


The Music Page & the Video Page contain break-downs for all dance choreographies taught in class and appropriate practice-track downloads for each section.

The Cinderella - Costumes Page


Costume, Hair, Make-up & Accessories