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PERFORMANCE TEAMS
for the
Melbourne Salsa
Latin Dance Showcase

The Melbourne Salsa Latin Dance Showcase will be staged on Saturday 23rd November 2019

This year’s theme is ‘BORN TO BE ALIVE’ 70s Disco.
A fun-filled dance night awaits with dance class, live entertainment, DJ’s,
best dressed competition and of course our student performance teams showcasing your favourite Latin dance styles

This is your opportunity for you to perform and excel in the dance you love.
There are 5 teams to choose from, do one or do them all.
SALSA – BACHATA – CUBAN SALSA – SAMBA – LADIES SHINES

Introducing your choreographers:
Abdo Dalloul, Danni Cummins, Kiki Lopez, Julian Beltran,
Gysvier Aldana Noriega, Juiz Werdhidara, Rebecca Smiley & Tsambika George.

Performance training will commence on the weekend of 31st August – 2nd September 2019

For more information or to join a team please email
gabby@melbournesalsa.com.au

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SALSA INT/ADV Performance Team with Abdo Dalloul & Danni Cummins
Commencing Sunday 1stSeptember – Sunday 17thNovember
(10 weeksExcluding Football & Melb Cup Long weekends)
2pm – 3pm at the new Melb Salsa Studio Collingwood

Life is better when you dance!

Be a part of this amazing Salsa performance team with the popular dancing duo Danni and Abdo. They both light up the room in their Salsa group classes on Tuesdays, bringing you a variety of different turn patterns and styling to create a smooth rhythm across the dance floor. The choreography in this course will include Salsa partner work to a traditional Salsa song, adding some energetic tricks and dips to keep the audience on the edge of their seat!  You will love the connection you will form with your team mates during this course, creating friendships, having fun training together, and celebrating everything dance!

You do not need to have a partner to register.

***INTERMEDIATE to ADVANCED DANCERS ONLY***

Entry is via audition only unless you have performed a Melb Salsa Int/Adv team in the last 5 years.
Audition Date: Sunday 25thAugust 5pm-5.30 at the New Melbourne Salsa Studio.
You will take part in a group salsa class, you will not be dancing on your own and it will not feel like an audition.  There are limited places so please register your interest with us now!

 Once selectedyou must be available to attend the 10 week performance course and perform at the Melbourne Salsa Showcase on Saturday 23rdNovember.

Being part of a team is a commitment and we want every student to grow and experience the thrill of performing!

Cost:$290 includes entry to the Event.
*Please note this price does not include costume, this is an additional cost TBC (approx. $150)

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BACHATA INT/ADV Performance Team with Kiki Lopez & Julian Beltran
Commencing Sunday 1stSeptember – Sunday 17thNovember
(10 weeksExcluding Football & Melb Cup Long weekends)
5pm – 6pm at the new Melb Salsa Studio Collingwood

Be part of a unique Bachata dance Choreo dedicated to Republica dominicana!

Join us for a challenging yet fun journey through some of the island’s most important music genres, truly showcasing Dominican arts through dance.Performance technique, partner work, footwork and body movement are some of the skills you will acquire during this performance course, plus you will also get to meet passionate like-minded INTERMEDIATE and ADVANCED Bachateros at the same time.
Julian, a dancer trained by Geo and Kim from Canada, And Kiki who has trained directly under the classic Rodolfo Montano Castro,Susan de Beras, and Carlos Gomez from Republica Dominicana, will help you find your inner flavor and get your island vibes on!

***INTERMEDIATE to ADVANCED DANCERS ONLY***

Entry is via audition only unless you have performed a Melb Salsa Int/Adv team in the last 5 years.
Audition Date: Sunday 18thAugust 6.00pm-6.30pm pm at the Melbourne Salsa Studio.
You will take part in a group bachata class so you will not be dancing on your own and it will not feel like an audition.  There are limited places so please register your interest with us now!

Once selectedyou must be available to attend the 10 week performance course and perform at the Melbourne Salsa Showcase on Saturday 23rdNovember.

Being part of a team is a commitment and we want every student to grow and experience the thrill of performing!

Cost:
$290 includes entry to the Event.
*Please note this price does not include costume, this is an additional cost TBC (approx. $150)

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CUBAN SALSA INT/ADV Performance Team with Gysvier Aldana Noriega
Commencing Sunday 1stSeptember – Sunday 17thNovember
(10 weeksExcluding Football & Melb Cup Long weekends)
3.30pm – 4.30pm at the new Melb Salsa Studio Collingwood

Be dynamic on stage with this funky Cuban Salsa performance course lead by accomplished Cuban Salsa instructor Gysvier.
You will get to the heart of this Cuban popular social dance with unique Rueda de casino patterns, Cuban turns, body movement , dancing games. Improve your musicality and be challengedwith an incredible group of people salseros!
Ps: laughs and good times are also included Estas listo?

***INTERMEDIATE to ADVANCED DANCERS ONLY***

Entry is via audition only unless you have performed a Melb Salsa Int/Adv team in the last 5 years.
Audition Date: Sunday 18thAugust 3pm-3.30pm at the New Melbourne Salsa Studio.
You will take part in a group salsa class so you will not be dancing on your own and it will not feel like an audition.  There are limited places so please register your interest with us now!

Once selectedyou must be available to attend the 10 week performance course and perform at the Melbourne Salsa Showcase on Saturday 23rdNovember.

Being part of a team is a commitment and we want every student to grow and experience the thrill of performing!

Cost:$290 includes entry to the Event.
*Please note this price does not include costume, this is an additional cost TBC (approx. $150)

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LADIES INT/ADV Salsa Shines Team with Juiz Werdhidara
Commencing Saturday 31st August – Saturday 16hNovember
(10 weeksExcluding Football & Melb Cup Long weekends)
2pm – 3pm at the new Melb Salsa Studio Collingwood

Juiz is our new Salsa & Bachata sensation and she is very excited to present to you ‘The Heels Ladies Performance Team’.
In this course Juiz will help you work on your sass and fierceness while focusing on dance technique and lines.
You will learn basic jazz technique based with Latin fusion
(salsa, cha cha, rhumba etc) and how to build your confidence in heels.
Bring out the Sassy Salsa goddess in you!

***INTERMEDIATE to ADVANCED DANCERS ONLY***

Entry is via audition only unless you have performed a Melb Salsa Int/Adv team in the last 5 years.
Audition Date: Saturday 17thAugust 2pm-2.30pm at the New Melbourne Salsa Studio.
You will take part in a group salsa class so you will not be dancing on your own and it will not feel like an audition.  There are limited places so please register your interest with us now!

You must be available to attend the 10 week performance course and perform at the Melbourne Salsa Showcase on Saturday 23rdNovember.

Being part of a team is a commitment and we want every student to grow and experience the thrill of performing!

Cost:$290 includes complimentary entry to the Ball.
*Please note this price does not include costume, this is an additional cost TBC (approx. $150)

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SAMBA INT/ADV Performance Team with Rebecca Smiley
Commencing Monday 2ndSeptember – Monday 18hNovember
(10 weeksExcluding Football & Melb Cup Long weekends)
8pm – 9pm at the new Melb Salsa Studio Collingwood

We are excited to offer you the opportunity to be part of Melbourne Salsa’s very popular Int/Adv Samba Team.
Want to experience the thrill, energy and excitement of Carnival?

Bringing inspiration from her own time in Rio, Brazil, performing in Rio Carnival and training with some of the best in the field, Rebecca is humbled and honoured to share what she learnt from the birthplace of Samba. In this 10 week course, Rebecca will lead the intermediate level performance course, pushing you to perfect your fast samba step, teach you fluid transitions and body movements, parade with grace, learn fun quick footwork and master your inner queen poses! Bringing both the fierceness and femininity into your dance style, Rebecca’s love of creating choreography for samba is balancing the fast, sassy and strong with the soft and sensual moves of Brazil’s famous Samba no pé dance style.

Team costumes will be a glitzy one piece (passista styled) leotard/dress, making you feel like a sparkling, stunning and confident woman!

***INTERMEDIATE to ADVANCED DANCERS ONLY***

If you are an intermediate or advanced Brazilian Samba dancer who is interested in performing and available for the below dates then we would like to see you!
You must be available to attend the 10 week performance course and perform at the Melbourne Salsa Showcase on Saturday 23rdNovember.

Being part of a team is a commitment and we want every student to grow and experience the thrill of performing!

Cost:$290 includes entry to the Ball.
*Please note this price does not include costume, this is an additional cost TBC (approx. $150)

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE… BOOK IN EARLY!
If you wish to book, your booking will be secured once full payment has been made. Payment must be made by Friday 30th August.

To book email us at gabby@melbournesalsa.com.au

Course Guidelines for students:
• Students are advised to not miss more than 3 lessons.
• If a student misses a lesson he/she must catch up with a private lesson.
• Must arrive 15 mins early every week to stretch and warm up.

These Courses will be held at the NEW Melbourne Salsa studio
1/326 Smith Street Collingwood
(Rear entrance via Bedford street, adjacent to Smith street)
2 blocks up from our old studio.

VENUE

COLLINGWOOD 

*NEW* MELBOURNE SALSA DANCE STUDIO
1/326 Smith Street Collingwood
(Rear entrance via Bedford street, adjacent to Smith street)
2 blocks up from our old studio.

 For more information call 95312023

To get directions to this location please visit our find us page

For more information call Melbourne Salsa on 95312023