The St. Louis Cultural Flamenco Society has been a beacon for Spanish dance in the St. Louis community and surrounding areas for over 25 years and has touched the lives of well over a thousand students and countless audience members. Our artistic director and founder, Marisel Salascruz, represents the best of Spanish dance and training, she has jealously safeguarded the purity of its presentation here in St. Louis. The St. Louis Cultural Flamenco Society preserves the authenticity of Spanish dance while presenting its complete panorama including Folklorico, Classical Spanish, Flamenco, and the Import dances to the public at large in the Bi-State area.
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 www.metrotix.com 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
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
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 www.metrotix.com or call (314) 781-1537 for more information.
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 email@example.com
Dance experience preferred. Wear comfortable clothes. Females: 2" closed high-heel shoes & long/flowy skirt. Males: Dress shoes. Video cameras and recording are prohibited.