- Olga Pericet
- 5 July 2019
MARIA JESÚS GARCIA & CHARO PEDRAJA (SARA BARAS COMPANY) | ALEGRÍAS MOOD
Alegrías is an up-tempo style of flamenco with a lively rhythm for more energetic dancing that often requires to work on the theatrical side of dancing. This workshop will focus on that element.
All levels (alegrías), dates & times: Friday 5 July 15.00-16.30 @Studio A. £25
OLGA PERICET | IMPROVISE IN FLAMENCO RHYTHM
Blending a respect for tradition with a contemporary vision, Pericet was recently presented with the Spanish National Dance Award for the wonderful mix of flamenco, contemporary dance and Spanish classical dance that has seen her conquering both critics and audiences around the world. She will conduct this inspiring workshop in which she will teach how to improvise using different emotions and flamenco rhythms.
All levels, dates & times: Friday 12 July 13.00-14.30 @Studio A. £25
PATRICIA GUERRERO | FLAMENCO ATTITUDE
She pays a tribute to the traditional style of Granada, adding a personal touch with her flawless technique, elegance and pellizcos. In this intensive two hours workshop, flamenco dancers of intermediate level get the chance to study one of the secrets behind her beautiful style: physical strength combined with refined, subtle movements.
Intermediate level (tangos), dates & times: Saturday 13 July 17.00-18.30 @Studio A. £25
MERCEDES RUIZ | FIESTA IN JEREZ
Mercedes Ruiz, one of the great stars of this era, is her generation’s reference point in her commitment to the evolution within the classic flamenco dance style. This course teaches the famous flamenco dance of Jerez — the Bulerías. These short pieces of choreography, full of character, are traditionally featured at the end of flamenco shows.
Intermediate level (bulerías de Jerez), dates & times: Sunday 14 July 11.00-12.30 @Studio A. £25
SANTIAGO LARA I JEREZ TOQUE
An insight into the flamenco guitar with an emphasis on the musical style of Jerez, as well as flamenco guitar techniques and forms. A rare opportunity to learn from an acclaimed guitarist well versed in the authentic traditions of flamenco. Santiago Lara, Giraldillo in the 2018 Bienal de Flamenco de Sevilla, is an acclaimed flamenco guitarist from the authentic cradle of Flamenco that is Jerez de la Frontera
Intermediate level dates & times: Sunday 14 July 11.00-12.30 @The Kahn. £25
SABIO JANIAK I IVAN BAVCEVIC I BEYOND TECHNIQUE
Did you already achieve a higher level of artistic expression and technique? Are you able to work beyond it? Unleash your creativity and learn practices of being present and mindful while consciously creating through your body and art form.
Directed to practitioners of all artistic disciplines that intend to go beyond their acquired expressive form and are looking for greater ways to create. This is an invitation to go wider in the way you know yourself as an artist, and deeper into true motivation, hidden talents and engine that moves you in the art creation.
Practitioners of all artistic disciplines dates & times: Saturday 6 July and Sunday 7 July, 11am to 7pm @Studio A. £75 for both days.
Fresh from her win at the Spanish National Dance Prize in 2018, the endlessly innovative Olga Pericet brings her beautiful experiments in flamenco to the festival once again. Combining theatre and dance, Pericet has created a world for her latest work that is as poetic and surreal as its title, filled with imagery that evoke Westerns, wakes and the stars themselves.