2015 Workshop Schedule

Adrián Santana
18 June 2015 - 29 June 2015 
Technique and Bambera : escobilla & bulerias with manton

18 June at Harbour Road Sports Centre Dance Room Large

27 Harbour Road (Tel:28279684)

20:10-21:10 Technique

21:15-22:45 Bambera

 

19 June at Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park Sports Centre

18 Eastern Street North, Sai Ying Pun (tel: 28582493)

20:10-21:10 Technique

21:15-22:45 Bambera

 

20 June at Hong Kong Park Sports Centre

29 Cotton Tree Drive, Queensway, Hong Kong (Tel:25215072)

10:10-11:10 Technique

11:15-12:45 Bambera

13:00-14:30 Tangos

 

21 June at Wong Nai Chung Sports Centre 

4/F, Wong Nai Chung Compex , 2 Yuk Sau Street, Happy Valley, H.K. (Tel:2891 8438)

10:10-11:10 Technique

11:15-12:45 Bambera

13:00-14:30 Tangos

 

22 June at Java Road Sports Centre - Dance Room

No. 99 Java Road, 3F, Java Road Municipal Services Building, North Point (Tel: 25169415)

20:10-21:10 Technique

21:15-22:45 Bambera

 

23 June at Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park Sports Centre

18 Eastern Street North, Sai Ying Pun (tel: 28582493)

20:10-21:10 Technique

21:15-22:45 Bambera

 

24 June at Wong Nai Chung Sports Centre 

4/F, Wong Nai Chung Compex , 2 Yuk Sau Street, Happy Valley, H.K. (Tel:2891 8438)

20:10-21:10 Technique

21:15-22:45 Bambera

 

Technique and Alegrias : bata de cola and abanico

 

25 June at Harbour Road Sports Centre Dance Room Large

27 Harbour Road (Tel:28279684)

20:10-21:10 Technique

21:15-22:45 Alegrias

 

26 June at Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park Sports Centre

18 Eastern Street North, Sai Ying Pun (tel: 28582493)

20:10-21:10 Technique

21:15-22:45 Alegrias

 

27 June at Wong Nai Chung Sports Centre 

4/F, Wong Nai Chung Compex , 2 Yuk Sau Street, Happy Valley, H.K. (Tel:2891 8438)

13:10-14:10 Technique

14:15-15:45 Alegrias

16:00-17:30 Tangos

 

28 June at Wong Nai Chung Sports Centre 

4/F, Wong Nai Chung Compex , 2 Yuk Sau Street, Happy Valley, H.K. (Tel:2891 8438)

13:30-14:30 Technique

14:30-16:00 Alegrias

17:00-18:30 Tangos

 

29 June at Java Road Sports Centre - Dance Room

No. 99 Java Road, 3F, Java Road Municipal Services Building, North Point (Tel: 25169415)

20:10-21:10 Technique

21:15-22:45 Alegrias

 

Fiesta por Tangos 

Saturday 20 13:00-14:30

Hong Kong Park Sports Centre

29 Cotton Tree Drive, Queensway, Hong Kong (Tel:25215072)

 

Sunday 21 June 13:00-14:30

Wong Nai Chung Sports Centre 

4/F, Wong Nai Chung Compex , 2 Yuk Sau Street, Happy Valley, H.K. (Tel:2891 8438)

 

Saturday 27 June 16:00-17:30 and Sunday 28 June  17:00-18:30

Wong Nai Chung Sports Centre 

4/F, Wong Nai Chung Compex , 2 Yuk Sau Street, Happy Valley, H.K. (Tel:2891 8438)

 

*Please contact for the venue information.
**The organizer reserves its right to change the venue, class schedule and course content. 

Adrián Santana was born in Málaga and comes from a family of artists. His uncle Pepito Vargas, a well-known flamenco dancer, taught him all his knowledge about the art of flamenco.  At the age of seventeen, he was cast in a solo role for the show by the choreographer Carmen Mota for five years. Then he has worked for José Porcel’s flamenco company in London, the company of Camborio and Lucia del Real at the Rome Opera “La Traviata”, the production of Paco Mora in the Bienal de Flamenco de Málaga, the company of Aida Gómez, the show “Flamenco Hoy” by Carlos Saura sharing the stage with artists like Concha Jareño, Pastora Galván and Rocío Molina.  

He also has worked at Flamenco Festival USA, “Dressed to Dance” presented at the Guggenheim Museum in New York led by Margaret Jova and choreographed by Carlos Chamorro sharing the stage with artists like María Pagés, Manuel Liñán and Rocío Molina among others.  He has taught numerous courses in Flamenco and Spanish Dance in places like Taipei (Taiwan) where he returns several times a year. He has also won several awards including the first prize in the choreography competition "Málaga Crea" (2005), the second prize for choreography and the first prize for scenic imagery  at El Certamen de Danza Española y Flamenco de Madrid with his piece "Siempre me pasa lo mismo" (2010).  In 2012, he was part of the production “REW’ by Manuel Liñán and Daniel Doña’s company as a soloist, premiered at the Teatro Paco Rabal. In February 2013 and 2014, he performed “Flamenco Classico” "Flamenco Passion" with City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong and gave the first workshop in Hong Kong at the Clara Ramona Flamenco Dance Centre. In summer, he performed his own show "SIMBIOSIS" at Los Veranos del Corral del Carbón.  He dances at tablaos such as Villa Rosa, Casa Patas in Madrid, El Tablao Arenal in Sevilla, Los Tarantos in Barcelona, etc all over Spain. 

 

Choreography classes

*technique requires to dance choreography for any dance form.  Choreography classes come with technique classes.  Only taking choreography is not allowed. 



1) Alegrias con bata de cola and abanico (small fan)

Elementary to Intermediate 

*Please bring your own bata de cola.

 

5 hours of technique and 7.5 hours of choreography course. 

 

Alegrias is a joyful dance, in compas of 12 beats.  This course provide to learn how to dance with bata de cola in a joyful setting. 

 

 

2) Bambera with manton (big shawl)

Intermediate to Advanced

 

7 hours of technique and 10.5 hours of choreography course. 

 

Bambera is derives from the cante de columpio, meaning "song of the swing", which is one of the traditional Andalusian song forms associated with flamenco. 12 beats.  Very sorrow, sentimental flamenco.  

Technique A and B Class 

All levels

 

1 hour everyday

 

Technique is the most fundamental elements to dance and perform. This course provides to focus on footwork, arms, hands, body movement, turns, palmas, bata de cola (only the days with alegrias)  

Technique A (18-24 June) : focus on footworks

Technique B (25-29 June) : focus on bata de cola

 

 


Fiesta por Tangos

All levels

 

1.5 hours a day, total 6 hours weekend course 

 

Tangos flamencos, not to be confused with the Argentine tango, comprises flamenco palos such as tangos, tientos, farruca, garrotín and rumba and tanguillos, plus other rare palos such as marianas.

The tango compas is a very dynamic and strongly accented rhythm. Its rhythmic pattern counts four beats, the first one often being a rest beat and the 2nd, 3rd and 4th beat being marked

 

 

 

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