Kids Flamenco Summer Workshop

Puerto Flamenco Dance Summer Workshop for kids ages 7yrs to 14 years.
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Three days of Flamenco passion with Puerto Flamenco especially designed for children.

It is advisable to book early as studio space is limited. Please note that no places can be reserved without the application form and payment.

CANCELLATION:
Once a booking for the course is made, no refunds will be given if the place is cancelled for any reasons other than illness. In the case of illness 25% of the fee will be refunded upon production of a doctor’s certificate no later than 1 week after the course. No refund is available if anyone falls ill or is injured during the course.

For any further details – application form and bank details, please email : alegriamalta@gmail.com

Registrations now Open

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Summer Flamenco Workshop

SUMMER FLAMENCO WORKSHOP with PUERTO FLAMENCO (FRANCESCA GRIMA AND ANDREJ VUJICIC FROM MONDAY 9THJULY TO FRIDAY 20thJULY 2018 (Weekends not included)

This year’s summer flamenco workshops will follow last year’s new structure. The 10-day course format includes seven short flamenco courses over 30 hours offering technique, choreography, flamenco theory, accompaniment to dance through cajón and palmas, dancing por fiesta as well as a juerga demonstration at the end of the course.  You can tailor-make your own course with the flexibility of choosing time slots and days you wish to attend,  choosing as many hours or packages as you please… the more hours the cheaper the packages!

The course is designed for 2 levels:

Level 1–high beginners and low intermediate

Level 2– high intermediate and advanced,

(most of the other courses offered are available to all levels)

The 9 courses offered include:

  1. How to dance por Jaleos Level 1 – 4 hours.

Footwork, marking, remates and llamadas por Jaleos. Explanations of how this groovy 6-beat ‘palo’ or flamenco style is resolved with the song in an improvised manner by learning to hear the structure of the jaleos song, analyzing the different formats and culminating in the last class of a live “juerga” with singing cajon and palmas accompaniment to practice and implement what was taught in class.

  1. How to dance por Jaleos Level 2 – 4 hours.

Footwork, marking, remates and llamadas por jaleos. Explanations of how this groovy 6-beat “palo” or flamenco style is resolved with the song in an improvised manner by learning to hear the structure of the jaleos song, analyzing the different formats and culminating in the last class of a live “juerga” with singing cajon and palmas accompaniment to practice and implement what was taught in class.

  1. Cajón por Jaleos (Accompaniment) – 4 hours.

Accompaniment to the fiesta dance por Jaleos.

  1. Martinete con Baston (Level 2) – 4 hours.

Choreography dance with baston (stick) including marking and breaks with technique of the baston.

  1. Alegrias technique (Level 1) – 4 hours

Choreography dance including marking and breaks to the technique of Alegrias.

  1. Flamenco theory (all levels)- 1 hour.  

Demonstration of a llamada, remates and a short escobilla that could be used in any palo of 12 counts, with the intention of guiding students to put together a whole piece, using the knowledge that we will impart. Explaining the communication between the dancer and musicians/singer, using clear signals, as well as developing adaptability on stage.

  1. Technique (Level 1) – 4 hours.

Sequences of drills in footwork, arms, body and  turns. This class will allow you to learn a set of sequences, which can be used and repeated in the future to improve technique and strengthening skills and introducing different marking and escobilla ideas.

  1. Technique (Level 2) – 4 hours.

Sequences of drills in footwork, arms, body and turns. This class will allow you to learn a set of sequences, which can be used and repeated in the future to improve technique and strengthening skills and introducing different marking and escobilla ideas.

  1. Palmas & Compas por Jaleos (Accompaniment) – 2 hours. 

Accompaniment to the fiesta dance por Jaleos

WEEK 1 – 9THJULY TO 13THJULY

  MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
6-7 Technique Level 1 Theory all levels Cajon por Jaleos (Accompaniment) Technique Level 1 Cajon por Jaleos (Accompaniment)
7-8 Dance Por Jaleos Level 1

 

Technique Level 2 Dance por Jaleos Level 2 Palmas por Jaleos (Accompaniment) Technique Level 2
8-9 Alegrias Level 1 Martinete con baston Level 2 Martinete con Baston Level 2 Alegrias Level 1 Dance por Jaleos Level 2

WEEK 2 – 16THJULY TO 20THJULY

  MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
6-7 Technique Level 2 Technique Level 1 Cajon por Jaleos (Accompaniment) Cajon por Jaleos (Accompaniment) Technique Level 1
7-8 Dance por Jaleos Level 2 Palmas por Jaleos (Accompaniment) Dance  por Jaleos Level 1 Technique Level 2 Dance por Jaleos Level 1
8-9 Martinete con Baston Level 2 Alegrias Level 1 Alegria Level 1 Martinete con Baston Level 2 Cajon por Jaleos (Accompaniment)

AND

Dancea por Jaleos Levels 1 and 2

 PRICES: 

 1 hour – €25                          6 hours – €100.00               11 hours – €135.00

2 hours – €50.00                  7 hours – €115.00               12 hours – €140.00

3 hours – €70.00                  8 hours – €120.00               13 hours – €155.00

4 hours – €80.00                  9 hours – €125.00               14 hours – €160.00

5 hours – €90.00                  10 hours – €130.00             15 hours – €165.00

16 hours – €170.00             21 hours – €195.00             26 hours – €225.00

17 hours – €175.00            22 hours – €200.00             27 hours – €230.00

18 hours – €180.00             23 hours – €210.00             28 hours – €235.00

19 hours – €185.00             24 hours – €215.00             29 hours – €240.00

20 hours – €190.00             25 hours – €220.00             30 hours – €245.00

31 hours – €250.00             32 hours – €255.00

It is advisable to book early as studio space will be limited.  Application form and payment must be filled and sent to Alegria to secure registration in the course. Please note that no places can be reserved without the application form and payment.

CANCELLATION 

Once a booking for the course is made,  no refunds will be given if the place is cancelled for any reasons other than illness. In the case of illness 25 % of the fee will be refunded upon production of a doctor’s certificate no later than 1 week after the course. No refund is available if anyone falls ill or is injured during the course.

BANK DETAILS FOR PAYMENTS:

Name of Account : Ingrid Sciberras a/c ADC

Name of Bank : HSBC

Account No : 039 012448 002

IBAN No : MT92MMEB44392000000039012448002

For any further details or queries, please call Ingrid Sciberras on 9949 5187 or email alegriamalta@gmail.com   Course Poster 2018aWebsite:http://www.alegriamalta.com

 

 

CARMEN – Flamenco meets Contemporary

CARMEN – Flamenco meets Contemporary

For the first time, Moveo and Alegria Dance Company, in collaboration with Teatru Manoel, joined forces to fuse Flamenco and Contemporary Dance to narrate this doomed romance. What better way to portray the distinct characters of the fiery Carmen and the delicate nature of Micaela but through these two contrasting styles of dance?

Carmen was performed on the 3-4-5 February 2017 at Teatru Manoel at 8pm, all to live music and enjoyed 3 full houses.

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Flamenco Dance Master Class with Luis de Utrera

MASTER FLAMENCO CLASS WITH  LUIS DE UTRERA

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AT ALEGRIA ACADEMIA (90 Triq il-Wied ta’ L-Imsida, Valley, B’Kara)

SUNDAY 8TH JANUARY 2017

Alegria Academia has the pleasure to welcome a great flamenco artist Luis de Utrera, to give a master class to all Flamenco dancers and teachers.  

Luis de Utrera, (Luis Casado Rodriguez) was born in Seville in 1985 and started his dancing career at the Dancing Academy of Matilde Coral. He furthered his career by attending classes with great Flamenco maestros amongst which Antonio Canales, El Pipa, Manuel Betanzos, Manuela Rios, Andrés Peña, Juana Amaya.

He joined various dance companies as guest artists including “Albero” (2008), “Flamenka Nueva” (2008) in Paris and London, Compañia Manuel Betanzos (2009) in Japan, Feria Mundial del Flamenco with Rocio Coral, Compañia de Javier Marin, “A Dos” with Isabel Bayón and Angel Atienza amongst many more.

Luis has also performed in various tablaos and penas in Seville and has won various Flamenco competitions throughout Andalucia.

COURSE INFORMATION

DATE: Sunday 8th January 2017

VENUE: ALEGRIA ACADEMIA, No.90 Triq il-Wied ta’ L-Imsida,Birkirkara

LEVEL AND PRICE:

High Beginners – 10.30am – till 12.00pm – 30 euros

Intermediate/Advanced – 12.00pm till 1.30pm – 30 euros

It is advisable to book early as studio space will be limited. Attached please find an application form which would need to be filled up and sent to ALEGRIA with the payment. Please note that no places can be reserved without the application form and payment.

 

CANCELLATION

Once a booking for the course is made, no refunds will be given if the place is cancelled for any reasons other than illness. In the case of illness 25 % of the fee will be refunded upon production of a doctor’s certificate no later than 1 week after the course. No refund is available if anyone falls ill or is injured during the course.

 

For any further details or queries, please call Ingrid Sciberras on 9949 5187 or email alegriamalta@gmail.com

 

Website: www.alegriamalta.com

 

We hope that you will take this opportunity to make the most of this chance to work with this flamenco artist.

Amor – a flamenco dance performance

Alegria Academia de Baile Flamenco 

AMOR

A Flamenco Dance Performance with a slight difference !  A huge success in Malta and Gozo.

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Alegria Academia de Baile Flamenco and Alegria Dance Company presented it’s Academy Performance on November 26th at 8.00pm and 27th at 7.30pm  at Salesian Theatre, Sliema, MALTA and December 10th at 7.30pm at Don Bosco Oratory Theatre in Victoria, GOZO !

SPECIAL GUEST ARTIST – RENZO SPITERI on percussion !

GUEST APPEARANCE – JOE GRECH Maltese Folk Singer (Ghannej)

A contribution from each ticket sold was donated for Cancer Research through RIDT.

We wish to thank all our sponsors who believed in us and supported us !

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Summer Flamenco Activities with Alegria

Alegria Academia and Dance Company are keeping busy this summer with various charitable events and performances.  Students at Alegria are given the opportunity to improve their performing skills on a continuous basis in line with it’s reputation to nurture and give as many chances and opportunities to the students to improve their dance techniques.

Events during Summer 2016

Ohloq Tbissima – Alegria Academia students

 

Connecting Through Cultures – Alegria Dance Company

Riflessi Safjin – Alegria Gozo students

The Wine Club – Alegria Dance Company

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Alegria Dance Company to Perform at GHANA FEST 2015

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Alegria will be performing Flamenco dance to traditional Maltese music and song in an experimental work showing the amalgamation of both arts.

The Festival runs over 3 days from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th June with guest artists from Africa, India and Sctoland.  Alegria will be performing on Sunday 14th June 2015 at 7.55pm.

For more information please see the website http://www.maltafolkmusicfestival.org

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Alegria Dance Company Perform in Assam India

A Flamenco Journey in India

Going back to its roots, five members of Alegria Dance Company, with the support of Arts Council Malta have recently returned from a cultural tour to Guwahati, in the north-eastern state of Assam, India.

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The company was invited to participate in an Arts and Cultural Festival called ‘Alcheringa ’15 – Magnum Opus’.

The Festival, organized entirely by the students of IIT (India Institute of Technology), was held between January 29th and February 1st and included a variety of artists, both local and international.

Alegria Dance Company presented ‘El Camino Flamenco’ showcasing a journey from India to Spain and how Flamenco is evolving in today’s world, fusing it with Maltese Folk Music.

The performance, held in the IIT Campus Theatre, was very well attended and appreciated by the enthusiastic audience, particularly when the Maltese dancers, to the surprise of those present, ended their number with a flamenco choreography to a popular Bollywood song, bringing the whole theatre to its feet in a spectacular jumping ovation.

Flamenco Dance Workshop with Angel Muñoz

FLAMENCO DANCE COURSE WITH

ANGEL MUÑOZ

AT ALEGRIA Academia de Baile Flamenco

(No.90 Msida Valley Road, B’Kara)

 

MONDAY 6TH APRIL TILL FRIDAY 10TH APRIL 2015

 

ALEGRIA ACADEMIA has the pleasure to invite ANGEL MUÑOZ to conduct a Flamenco Dance Course. This course is designed to train Flamenco Dancers in Malta and Gozo to improve and raise the level of this genre. All Flamenco dancers and teachers on the Island of Malta and neighbouring European countries are welcome to this workshop

 ANGEL MUÑOZ

 Angel Muñoz, who hails from Seville, is not a new face to the Maltese Flamenco enthusiasts. Apart from having visited Malta in the past, many students who have attended The Festival de Jerez have done courses with him . For more details on Angel, please visit his website. This course is highly recommendable.

For full details on Angel Muñoz – please go to his website on http://www.angelflamenco.com

COURSE INFORMATION

 DATE: Monday 6th April 2015 to Friday 10th April 2015

VENUE : ALEGRIA Academia de Baile Flamenco, No.90 Msida Valley Road, Birkirkara (between Charles Grech and Idea Casa)

PRICE:

Beginner Level                                                                € 120.00

Intermediate Level                                                           € 120.00

Advanced Level                                                                  € 160.00

Price per class (Beginner & Intermediate)          € 40.00

Price per class (Advanced)                                         € 60.00

There are 3 levels of classes available –

BEGINNER LEVEL – (For students who have experienced 1 year to 2 years of Flamenco Dance)

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL – (For those students who have experienced between 2 years to 4 years of Flamenco dance)

ADVANCED LEVEL – (For students who have experienced over 4 years of Flamenco training and Teachers)

SCHEDULE:

Monday 6th April till Friday 10th April 2015

Beginners (Tangos)                        5.30pm to 6.30pm

Intermediate (Fandangos)               6.30pm to 7.30pm

Advanced (Alegrias)                       7.30pm to 9.00pm

 It is advisable to book early since this course is also open to overseas students and studio space is limited. Attached please find an application form which would need to be filled up and sent to ALEGRIA with the payment. Please note that no places can be reserved without the application form and payment.  

Please state which course you will be applying for on application form.

 All applicants will be presented with a Certificate of Attendance.

 CANCELLATION

Once a booking for the course is made, no refunds will be given if the place is cancelled for any reasons other than illness. In the case of illness 25 % of the fee will be refunded upon production of a doctor’s certificate no later than 1 week after the course. No refund is available if anyone falls ill or is injured during the course.

For any further details or queries, please call Ingrid Sciberras on 9949 5187 or email alegriamalta@gmail.com

We hope that you will take this opportunity to make the most of this chance to work with this great artist.

 Any students applying from outside Malta, who wish to obtain information on accomodation in Malta, kindly write to Ingrid Sciberras on alegriamalta@gmail.com

APPLICATION FORM

 

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* Cheques are to be made payable to ‘Ingrid Sciberras’ and sent to Alegria Academia, No.90 Msida Valley Towers, Valley Road, B’Kara BKR 9022

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