Dance classes on professional level
Everyone can dance in Cuba. If you just want to learn a few basic salsa steps,
you don't need professional dance classes. Every new friend you meet on the street
will be able to teach you dancing they have grown with.
This is an offer for ambitious beginners and advanced dance students who want to take
private lessons to raise their level of dance proficiency.
Led by internationally recognized choreographer and dancer the classes will enhance your
skills in a unique, rewarding once-in-your-lifetime experience.
Here is the program to choose from:
- Traditional Dance: Contredanse, Danzon, Son, Cha Cha Cha, Mambo, Pilon, cuban Zapateo, Conga
- Afro-cuban folk dance: Dancind for the Orishas (the gods of the Yoruba religion), Palo and Macuta. Dances of the Conga religion
- Rumba: Guaganc�, Yamb� and Columbia
- Dance & Rumba: together with Cajón Percussion classes
- Salsa: introduction to cuban and latin-american salsa
- Modern Dance (including technics, physical preparation, improvisation and composition)
... have completed my studies at the National School of Arts of Cuba (ENA) in 1994.
After that woked in the following Ensembles: in Dance Ensemble Retazos (1994-197),
as participant of the Chispa project
in "Teatro Estudio" (1997-1998) and in Ensemble "Teatro Publico" from 1998.
... from 2000 was a guest at Ensemble Constanza Macras in play "Wilde Schweiz (Germany, 2000),
at Ensemble "Argos Teatro" in children play " "Danke, Oma" (Cuba, 2001 and 2002), at the Theater group "El Puente"
in the play "Monologe der Scheide" (Cuba, 2002) and at the Ensemble "Danza Abierta" in the play
"Drink smoke made in Havana"
(Cuba, Germany and Luxemburg 2004, 2005) and have worked as movement conusltant in the works of the
Ensembles Teatro Publico, Argos Teatro and Danza Abierta.
... taught: "Technics, composition and improvisation" in the Summer-School of the
NYU (New York University), in Havana's Ludwig-Stiftung doing
"Improvisation workshop" (2002, 2003),
"Improvisation workshop Anna Pavlova" in the Centro de Danza en la Habana (2006),
"Composition and Improvisation" course at the Department of Dance in the Arts Academy of Cuba (Havana, 2008),
Workshop "Dance in Question" (composition) in the event "Dance at Works" in the
National Council for Stage Arts in Cuba (Manzanillo, 2009)
and as a trainer of the Ensemble "Danza Abierta" in 2006-2007.
... have directed the following theater plays: "Como" (1998),
"De eso no se habla" (1999),
"Busca la cabeza con el pie" (2002),
"Detrás de Nadie" (Cricits prize Villanueva, 2005),
"Algunos Ritos Inútiles" (2007),
"Cabaret de reparaciones imprevistas",
"Ser o no Ser" (improvised play, 2007),
"Ave María" (performance, 2009),
"Didáctica" (Video-Performance, 2009).
... participated as dancer or choreographer in the events and festivals:
in "Festival Cervantino" (Guanajuato, Mexico, 1995),
in "Festival de Teatro de Manizales" (Columbia, 1996),
in competition "Solamente Solos" (Holguin, Cuba, 1999),
for the the later received the Prize for Choreography.
In "Festival Internacional de Londrina" (Brasil, 2000),
in "Marató del espectacle" (Barcelona, 2000),
in "Dias de la Danza" in the Festival Grec (Barcelona, 2000),
in "Festival de Teatro de la Habana" (Cuba, 1999, 2001),
in the "Bienal de Danza" (Havana, Cuba, 2007),
in "Diálogos" (Mexico, 2008) and in
the "Bienal de la Habana" (Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba, 2009).