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Guelph Dance

2013 Workshops

Join Festival artists for workshops showcasing their styles. Designed for all levels and bound to be invigorating!

Both workshops will take place at Dancetheatre David Earle Studio, 42 Quebec Street.

Click here for Workshop tickets.


with Ritmo Flamenco
Saturday June 1st

Ritmo Flamenco. Photo by Peter Lear.

Anjelica Scannura will be teaching a basic Introduction to Flamenco. You will learn lively footwork, swirling arm and hand movements, and the dynamic hand-clapping you would typically associate with a Flamenco fiesta! A short and very fun choreography will be taught to the accompaniment of Flamenco guitarist Roger Scannura. This is perfect for anyone that wants to try something new and have a great time! You can see Ritmo Flamenco perform at In the Park.

Rhythms and Movement

with Zab Maboungou
Sunday June 2nd

Zab Maboungou. Photo by Cindy Diane Rheault.

This workshop focuses on movement, space, and musicality using rhythmic progression and the building of endurance. Zab Maboungou will bring her unique blend of African and contemporary dance styles that has been 25 years in the making. As the founder and Artistic Director of Compagnie Danse Nyata Nyata based in Montreal, she has received international recognition for her deep knowledge of the rhythms and traditions of African dance and her contributions to the landscape of contemporary dance in Canada. You can see the Compagnie Danse Nyata Nyata perform at In the Park.

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