Open Workshops at International Dance Festival -- Silicon Valley
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The last date listed for International Dance Festival Workshops was Saturday August 16, 2014 / 4:15pm (Manipuri: Classical Indian Dance with Sohini Ray).
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The Flamenco Society of San Jose shares its passion for the art, music and culture of Andalusia, Spain, with a variety of exciting performances, both traditional and modern, bringing together the best student, local, national and international talents. You'll experience the best the world has to offer in baile (dance), cante (song), toque (guitar) and palmas (hand claps), through a mix of styles and formats that range from the relaxed "juergas" or jam sessions to full-blown theatrical presentations. Please see the full event description for more on upcoming shows. Learn More
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Workshop Schedule (instructors subject to change):
9:00am: Pilates mat with Amity Johnson (One hour; please bring a mat or large towel)
10:15am: Afro-Haitian Modern (75 minutes)
11:45am: Tap with Audreyanne Delgado (75 minutes)
1:30pm: Line Dances with Etta Walton (One hour)
2:45pm: Salsa with Leanne Rinelli (75 minutes; no partner is required)
4:15pm: Manipuri (Classical Indian Dance) with Sohini Ray (75 minutes)
• There’s a 30-minute lunch break from 1:00pm-1:30pm.
• There’s a 15-minute break between each class.
These are all mixed-level classes. You can be beginner or pro. But you must be age 15 or older to attend.
Attire: You should wear something comfortable to move around in.
• Jazz slippers are ideal. (Socks or ballet slippers might be too slippery. Sneakers tend to stick.)
• Barefoot is OK.
• For tap class, tap shoes are recommended, or something with a sole, “character shoes” or the jazz slippers.
• For line dancing, any shoe that will stay on. Street shoe flats are not recommended.
About the Ticket Supplier: The Lively Foundation
The Lively Foundation, Inc. is a not for profit, tax-exempt corporation devoted to the production of artistic and educational programs in dance music and related arts. Founded by supporters of dancer-choreographer Leslie Friedman, The Lively Foundation’s performance series have consistently won acclaim from critics and audiences alike.
The Lively Foundation has presented premieres of works by significant contemporary composers including Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Wuorinen, Grammy winner Jon Deak, Malcolm Hawkins, John Felder, and Jonathan Harvey.
Lively also publishes The Hedgehog, the international arts review which Dana Gioia, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts declared to be “the best magazine of its kind I have ever seen.”
Lively is known also for extensive educational programs for Bay Area schools which combine music, dance, narration and visual arts to support subjects in required curriculum.