Valentines a la Flamenca

Flamenco Dress

Extend the romance of Valentines with a passionate Flamenco performance by a stellar roster of guest artists and our company. Before the show, try superb Spanish tapas and paella from Guidos, the home of authentic Spanish cuisine in St. Louis. After the performance, dance to hot Latin rhythms with DJ Sergio Espana.

When: Saturday, February 16
Time: 7:30 dinner, 9:00 show
Where: The Sheldon Ballroom, 3648 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, 63108
Price: $50 in advance, $60 at the door, $35 show only
Tickets: Visit or call (314) 534-1111,
Tropicana Market 5001 Lindenwood, (314)352-7328, Or send self-addressed stamped envelope with check sent to P.O. Box 21818, St. Louis, MO 63109
More information: Contact Marisel Salascruz or call (314) 781-1537

Open Auditions for Bolero!

When: We will accept auditions beginning March 16, 2010
Who: Advanced beginner - intermediate level dancers of any style
How to Audition: Contact Marisel Salascruz after March 16, 2010

Portraits of Spanish Dance

Portaits of Spanish Dance will premiere "Bolero De Ravel" with the collaboration of guest artists Brisas de Espana Flamenco Ballet - San Francisco, CA, Bailes Espanoles - Dallas, TX, Alma Flamenca - Spain, and Company Dancers.

When: Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 7:30pm
Where: Clayton High School Auditorium, 1 Mark Twain Circle, St. Louis, MO 63105
How Much: $20.00 pre-sale / $25.00 at the door
Where Can I Buy Tickets: Visit or call (314) 781-1537 for more information.

Flamenco Technique Workshop

The Saint Louis Cultural Flamenco Society hosts a Flamenco technique workshop by the world-recognized instructor, dancer, and choreographer Zaida Gonzalez Portillo.

Dance offers a branch of opportunities, it will develop young talents and will grant a cultural experience that by heredity belongs to all of us. This workshop is for beginners and middle advanced dancers.

Tangos: Some theorist proclaim the Arabic origin of Tango Flamenco. There are only compared in its monotonous rhythm, uniform, so different from the contraritmos of gypsy palms.

The Rondeña: It has its origin in the Fandango Malagueño, said to be "the oldest fandango ever known".

Beginners (You Will Learn Tangos):
Monday, November 15 - Friday, November 19, 5:00 - 6:30pm
Saturday, November 20, 9:00 - 10:30am

Middle Advanced (You Will Learn Rondena):
Monday, November 15 - Friday, November 19, 7:00 - 8:30pm
Saturday, November 20, 2:00 - 4:30am

Company Dancers (You Will Learn Choreography):
Monday, November 15 - Friday, November 19, 8:35 - 9:35pm

When: Monday, November 15, 2010 - Saturday, November 20, 2010
How Much: $60.00/class or $275.00 for the workshop (10 sessions), choreography and individual classes available by appointment: $70.00/hour, workshop DVD is available for $50.00.
Payment Due: November 1, 2010
To Make a Reservation: Call (314) 781-1537 or email

Dance experience preferred. Wear comfortable clothes. Females: 2" closed high-heel shoes & long/flowy skirt. Males: Dress shoes. Video cameras and recording are prohibited.