Karen Flamenco Vancouver :: Instruction :: Schedule

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FULL YEAR 2019/2020

FALL TERM : Sep 2 - Dec 22 (16 Weeks)

Junior Company Winter Festival - Nov 30
Karen Flamenco Winter Performance - Dec 7
Winter Break - Dec 23 - Jan 5 (2 Weeks)

WINTER TERM: Jan 6 - Apr 27 (16/14 Weeks)

Spring Break - March 16 – March 29 (2 Weeks)

SPRING TERM: Apr 28 - June 21 (8 Weeks)

Year End Show - Sat June 20th & Sun June 21st

SUMMER TERM: June 29 - Aug 30 (9 Weeks)

Tablao Showcase - Aug 29

Fall 2019 / Winter Spring 2020

Studio 1 max 12 students
Studio 2 max 8 students

Monday

Beginner 5:00 - 6:15 pm Karen
Elementary 6:15 - 7:30 pm Karen
Intermediate 7:30 - 8:45 pm Mikela
Advanced 8:45 - 10:00 pm Karen
Technique 2 5:00 - 6:15 pm Mikela
Comp Appr 6:15 - 8:45 pm Karen
Technique 1 8:45 - 10:00 pm Mikela

Tuesday

Jr Co Appr 2 4:00 - 5:00 pm Karen
Clasico 5:00 - 6:15 pm Karen
Advanced 6:15 - 7:30 pm Karen
Company 7:30 - 10:00 pm Karen
     
Intermediate 5:00 - 6:15 pm Mikela
Junior Co 2 6:15 - 7:30 pm Mikela
     

Wednesday

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

Thursday

Children 1 4:00 - 5:00 pm Karen
Advanced 5:00 - 6:15 pm Karen
Clasico 6:15 - 7:30 pm Karen
Beginner 7:30 - 8:45 pm Karen
Intermediate 8:45 - 10:00 pm Karen
     
Junior Co 2A 5:00 - 6:15 pm Aysha
Junior Co 1 6:15 - 7:30 pm Aysha
Elementary 7:30 - 8:45 pm Veronica

Friday

Company 4:00 - 7:00 pm  
     

Saturday

Pequenitos 11:15 - 12:00pm  
Children 1 12:00 - 1:00 pm  
     
Children 2 12:30 - 1:30pm  
     

Teatro Intimo Del Flamenco

Company Shows - 3pm & 5pm
The Improv Centre - Granville Island

 

Sunday

Junior Co 1 11:00 - 1:15 pm  
Junior Co 2A 1:00 - 3:15 pm  
Jr Co Appr 2 3:15 - 5:30 pm  
     
Junior Co 2 12:00 - 2:15 pm  
Jr Co Appr 1 2:15 - 4:30 pm  


FEES

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


Class description

Beginner
First year of Flamenco. Dancers brand new to flamenco dance. The Beinger level classes will introduce dancers to the basics of flamenco movements. For the month of September, Beginer level is the Introductory level.
2019 Fall & Winter Choreographies: Tango / Guajira

Introductory
Slower pace than 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.
2019 Fall & Winter Choreographies: Tango / Guajira

Elementary
Dancers who have taken flamenco for at least one full term and have performed al least one choreography.
2019 Fall & Winter Choreographies: Farruca / Solea

Intermediate
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.
2019 Fall & Winter Choreographies: Tango De Malaga/ Martinete

Advanced
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.
2019 Fall & Winter Choreographies: Baraka / Alegria

Technique-only Class Option
The technique-only class option will allow students to take the first 45 minutes of any class. It is a discounted option that includes only the flamenco technique. No choreoraphy will be taught. Technique Add-on is adding a technique class to an already registered choreography class.

Bata De Cola
Bata De Cola 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

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

Company
Intensive compnay 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.

Children’s Levels
Pequenitos - 3 to 4 years
Children 1 - 5 to 6 years
Children 2 - 7 to 11 years
Pre-Teen - 12 years and up
Junior Company & Junior Company Apprentice - By invite only. Intense training and performance.

Tablao Workshops
Sevillanas / Fandangos / Tangos / Buleria

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


New Students

Requirements:
- any low-heel shoe is accepted (flamenco shoes not required)
- 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.
The studio reserves a non-refund policy.

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.

 


Student Pages

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


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