CURUYE CULTURAL EDUCATION PROJECT is thrilled to invite you to a very special DAY of CUBAN POPULAR DANCE WORKSHOPS with Cuban dancers YASELIS SÁNCHEZ and JUSTO CERUTO, from Cuba’s esteemed music and dance company, BAN RRA RRA. They are passing through L.A. before returning to La Habana, fresh from the BAN RRA RRA’s performance and teaching tour in Miami, and in San Francisco!
The workshops today are designed for dancers with experience in RUEDA de CASINO (Intermediate workshop), and for the ADVANCED RUEDA de CASINO workshop participants will need to be able to dance ‘a contratiempo’ as CUBAN SON is danced.
12-1:20 PM: INTERMEDIATE RUEDA de CASINO with CUBAN STYLING
1:30-2:50 PM: CUBAN SON contratiempo (dancing ‘on 2’ Cuban style)
3:00-4:20 PM ADVANCED RUEDA de CASINO - 'a Contratiempo'
This class will be given ‘a contratiempo’ ‘dancing on 2’ Cuban style. Participants in this class should dance
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT:
$15 per class
$25 for 2 classes
$35 for 3 classes
(DAY OF EVENT: Cash at door ...)
$20 per class
$35 for 2 classes
$50 all 3 classes)
ALL SALES FINAL. NO REFUNDS or EXCHANGES
Street parking is available. Also, 4 blocks north of the studio, JOE’s GARAGE, 746 So Hope Street, L.A. 90015, $5/day parking with a shuttle to the dance studio by calling (213) 896-9260. You might find other reasonable lots closer to the studio.
The BLUE LINE’s PICO STATION is the closest stop to Downtown Dance & Movement Studio, leaving you just a little over a block to walk.
BIOS: YASELIS SÁNCHEZ CORREA, is the principal dancer, corps professor, and a graduate in dance from Cuba’s Escuela Nacional de Arte, and El Instituto Superior de las Artes. JUSTO CERUTO is a principal dancer of BAN RRA RRA, as well as one of the company’s instructors. He has been invited to perform and teach with BAN RRA RRA in Russia, Montenegro, Justo also dances with the renown rumba group OSAÍN de MONTE. He is currently getting his masters in dance at the Instituto Superior de las Artes. Both are regular teachers/performers at Havana’s annual BAILE EN CUBA festival, teach/perform at PLAZA CUBA’s international dance workshops, as well as with the HAVANA DANCE ACADEMY.
OTHER WORKSHOPS/EVENTS w YASELIS & JUSTO in L.A. ...
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11, 11 AM-2 PM: YASELIS & JUSTO will be guest teaching 2 AFRO CUBAN DANCE WORKSHOPS with KATI HERNÁNDEZ of CUBA's HAITIAN TRADITIONS from EASTERN CUBA. For pre-registration discounts for these AFRO CUBAN classes: CLICK HERE.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11, 5-7 PM: CURUYE's PRE VAN VAN CONCERT PARTY with BAN RRA RRA DANCERS YASELIS SÁNCHEZ, & JUSTO CERUTO, along with KATI HERNÁNDEZ and DEEJAY WARAPO to rev us up on the dance floor and give LOS VAN VAN a BIG L.A. WELCOME! $25 for pre-party, and THEN STAY FOR THE CONCERT! Contact Curuye or Warapo for pre-party tix!
For the complete schedule of YASELIS & JUSTO's L.A. classes/activities this week, go to CURUYE.COM