Upcoming Event: Queen of the Gypsies

The Gozo Cultural Council within The Ministry of Gozo presents ‘Queen of the Gypsy’ (Excerpts from the Opera Carmen) with the participation of Alegria Dance Company and Alegria Gozo. This event is being held at The Oratory Don Bosco Theatre on Friday 29th November 2019 at 7.30pm.

Entrance is free

Ongoing – New Adult Flamenco Course

THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO START CLASSES IN FLAMENCO DANCE

Have you been thinking about doing something new and exciting ? Have you been saying for years that you want to start flamenco dance ? Do you want to improve and boost your self confidence ? The new course for Adult beginners will be commencing on Thursday 3rd October 2019.

Alegria Academia is Malta’s only dance school that specialises in Flamenco dance. All members of the academy receive individual attention. All teachers in the academy have trained intensively and lived in Andalucia Spain to be able to share this passionate culture in all its authenticity.

All beginner Students are given a sound foundation to Flamenco dance through the Alianza Flamenca Syllabus with the opportunity to take on Assessments at the end of the scholastic year. Any students with prior experience to flamenco dance also have the opportunity to attend choreography/technique classes. Members are trained in Stage Presence, Confidence and freedom of Expression and will be able to participate in a bi-annual Academy Performance as well as charity events

For more details and further information, please email alegriamalta@gmail.com

See you there !

Upcoming Event: PROMESAS – A FLAMENCO PERFORMANCE

Alegria Flamenco Malta is proud to present their Academy Performance entitled PROMESAS being held on Saturday November 23rd (8.00pm) and Sunday November 24th (7.30pm) 2019 at Salesian Theatre, Sliema and Saturday December 7th (8.00pm) 2019 at The Don Bosco Oratory Theatre in Rabat, Gozo.

Promesas is a flamenco dance narration based on a short story novel written in 1932 by S.W.Agius. It tells the story of promises, love, disappointments and happiness and includes all members of the Academy and Alegria Flamenco Dance Company.

Alegria is happy to invite various guest artists including :

Sarah Spiteri on violin,

Alejandro de Chacon on the flamenco guitar, and

Flamenco singer Mara Delgado

On all nights of performances, there will be an exhibition and live painting by artist Josette Fenech

as well as sherry tasting ‘Tio Pepe’ kindly sponsored by Demajo Group.

For sale of Tickets email alegriamalta@gmail.com or call 9949 5187

Rehearsals for PROMESAS (photo: Jason Borg)
Rehearsals for PROMESAS (photo: Jason Borg)
Rehearsals for PROMESAS (photo: Jason Borg)
Rehearsals for PROMESAS (photo: John Ambrogio)
Rehearsals for PROMESAS (photo: John Ambrogio)
Rehearsals for PROMESAS (photo: Jason Borg)

Past Event 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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Past Event Amor – Academy performance 2016

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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Past Events Summer Flamenco Activities

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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Past Events Alegria Dance Company 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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Past Events Alegria Dance Company 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.

Past Events Aire Flamenco – Academy Performance 2014

There’s Flamenco in the air

Local and foreign talent in dance show

Alegria Academia de Baile Flamenco & Alegria Dance Company, Malta’s only dance school specialising in Flamenco dance, song and music will once again be putting up an evening of flamenco extravaganza entitled ‘Aire Flamenco’. Under the direction of Ingrid Sciberras, the performance will consist of Flamenco Dance by members of the Academy and Dance Company together with percussion by Jose Calderon from Seville, Spain and featuring Walter Vella on Saxaphone as a guest artist. The event will also include extracts from Bharat Natyam dance choreographed by Mavin Khoo for Alegria dancers.

The performance will also pay tribute to Sharon Sapienza and Paco de Lucia, who have both given their life to Flamenco and whose legend still lives. The event will also be making a contribution from its proceed towards cancer research at the University of Malta, through the Research Trust (RIDT).

Estelle Bonello Sant, Director of Choreography will be preparing most of the dances together with Ingrid Sciberras, Nicola Henson, Sara Bianchi, Ursula Farrugia, Ema Marie Attard and Claudia Karapanou. The evening promises to be passionate, emotional, vibrant and colourful.

ALEGRIA AIRE FLAMENCO small‘Aire Flamenco’ will be held on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th November 2014 at Salesian Theatre, Don Bosco Street, Sliema. For information and sale of tickets contact Ingrid Sciberras on 9949 5187 or email alegriamalta@gmail.com

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