The Dance Complex. Cambridge, MA. (617) 547-9363
536 Mass Ave.
Cambridge, MA
 
 

1-day Workshops / Workshop Series

The Dance Complex will be CLOSED, Monday, May 30, 2016 in observance of Memorial Day!
 

Updated: Tuesday, May 24, 2016

 
1-Day Workshops
JUNE

Feria de abril! June 12nd.Celebrate La Feria de Sevilla at The Dance Complex on June 12th and ave a 100% real experience from Spain with food, culture, art and fun!

June 12, 2016

12:00 to 2pm

$15.00 ONLINE ~ higher at the door!

La Feria is one of the most traditional celebrations in Seville that draws over one million people a year. It has become an internationally known celebration of flamenco and fun where many make-shift “tents”, known in Spanish as “casetas”, divide the land into different dance halls. We will create our own ¨Caseta¨ to bring you a little piece of La Feria.

Your $15.00 online ticket includes:

  • Flamenco and Sevillanas dance
  • Tasting of Spanish Tapas and the authentic Spanish Ibérico provided by Jamones Sin Fronteras
  • Toast with ¨Rebujito¨, the most common beverage drunk in La Feria (Spanish sherry wine)
  • Raffle to win great products from Spain valued at $160!

Online Tickets: $15.00; there are limited spots available and ticket prices increase at the door so purchase yours today!

More info: www.lsflamenco.com

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Orizas Dance Workshop, Sunday, June 12th!
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On-going Workshop Series
begins in MAY

Lindy Basic Patterns & Turns AND Linday 6 & 8 Count Moves! 4-week workshops!Lindy 1b: Basic Patterns & Turns (Beginner)

4-Week Series

Tuesdays: May 3, 10, 17, and 24

6:30-7:30pm

$60.00/at the door; $50.00/student (with ID); *
$50.00/pre-register for the series; $40.00/pre-register student (with ID) *

Teachers: Mari Adams and Mike Herring

Description: Our Lindy 1a and 1b classes (formerly "Lindy Hop Beginner Basics and Fundamentals") get you from zero to dance hero in two months. We cover the basics of partner dancing, the fundantal moves of Lindy Hop and Charleston as well as turns and variations. In order to move on to the Lindy 2 series, you need to take Lindy 1a and Lindy 1b, but you can take the classes in any ordemer.

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Lindy 2b: 6 & 8 Count Moves, Connection

4-Week Series

Tuesdays: May 3, 10, 17, and 24

7:30-8:30pm

$60.00/at the door; $50.00/student (with ID); *
$50.00/pre-register for the series; $40.00/pre-register student (with ID) *

Teachers: Mari Adams and Lee Tucker

Description: Our Lindy 2a, 2b, and 2c classes (formerly "Advanced Beginner Lindy Hop") build on what you learned in Lindy 1 to make you a well-rounded swing dancer, more confident on the dance floor. In the Lindy 2 series, we cover a range of topics, from vocabulary to technique to deeper understanding of swing music. In order to move on to the Lindy 3 classes, you need to take Lindy 2a, 2b and 2c, but you can take the classes in any order.

Link for Classes: bostonlindyhop.com/classes; Contact Email: info@bostonlindyhop.com; Contact Phone: (617) 249-3715

* Both series (in a single month): Preregistered prices - $80.00 or $60.00 if student with id. At the door - $100.00 or $75.00 if student with id.


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Ramon de los Reyes. Workshops. May 5 - June 30.
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Ballroom Basics, 55+. 4-week workshop series!Ballroom Basics, 55+

4-Week Series

Wednesdays: May 25, June 1, 8, and 15

1:00-2:00pm

$15.00/class; $12.00/BDA member

Descripton: In this 4-week class series, we will cover the basic steps to some of the most popular social ballroom dances: Foxtrot, Tango, Waltz, Cha Cha, Rumba and Swing. Each with its own unique characteristics, these dances are fun, low impact, easy to learn, and can be danced to a wide variety of music. Experience the elegance of the Waltz. Discover the drama of the Tango. Shake your thing--dancing the Swing! Participants can choose to learn the leader and/or follower role, regardless of gender. Class is geared toward (but not restricted to) students 55 and above. No prior experience or partner necessary.

Attire: comfortable, non-restrictive clothing. A skirt that flares out while spinning is always fun, but certainly not required. Ballroom shoes, jazz shoes/sneakers are welcome, but socks or bare feet are also perfectly fine. Street shoes are not allowed on studio floors.

Contact: Call 978-866-9637 or email jmichaelwinward@gmail.com. Please pre-register by email. I look forward to hearing from you!

Biography: J Michael Winward began dancing at a young age in his backyard. It was here that he forced all the neighbor kids to learn choreography, to be performed in the front yard. He later studied dance and drama at Bennington College (Vermont, USA) , and the Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance (Austria). It was in Salzburg that Michael began partner dancing, learning traditional Austrian folk dance. Upon returning to the US, he began a career as a professional ballroom dancer with the Fred Astaire Dance Studios. During that time, Michael was awarded numerous regional, national and North American titles, sanctioned by the North American Same-Sex Partner Dance Association. Recent work includes a principal dance role in Disney's The Finest Hours. He is currently living in Boston's South End, choreographing new work, performing with Public Displays of Motion, and teaching ballroom dancing across Greater Boston.

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begins in June

Feria de abril! June 12nd.Celebrate La Feria de Sevilla at The Dance Complex on June 12th and ave a 100% real experience from Spain with food, culture, art and fun!

June 12, 2016

12:00 to 2pm

$15.00 ONLINE ~ higher at the door!

La Feria is one of the most traditional celebrations in Seville that draws over one million people a year. It has become an internationally known celebration of flamenco and fun where many make-shift “tents”, known in Spanish as “casetas”, divide the land into different dance halls. We will create our own ¨Caseta¨ to bring you a little piece of La Feria.

Your $15.00 online ticket includes:

  • Flamenco and Sevillanas dance
  • Tasting of Spanish Tapas and the authentic Spanish Ibérico provided by Jamones Sin Fronteras
  • Toast with ¨Rebujito¨, the most common beverage drunk in La Feria (Spanish sherry wine)
  • Raffle to win great products from Spain valued at $160!

Online Tickets: $15.00; there are limited spots available and ticket prices increase at the door so purchase yours today!

More info: www.lsflamenco.com

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begins in July
Isaac de los Reyes. Intensive. July 2 - August 10.
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