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LATIN DANCE SHOWCASE TEAMS
for the
Melbourne Salsa
Christmas Ball

The Melbourne Salsa Christmas Ball will be staged Saturday
16th December at MEMO HALL – St Kilda

This year’s theme
Black Tie Ball

A fun-filled dance crazy night awaits with competitions, dance classes, live band,
dj’s 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 4 teams to choose from, do one or do them all.
SALSA – BACHATA – SAMBA – LADIES SHINES

Performance training commences the week of 1st – 5th October.

Introducing your choreographers:
Gabriel Garcia, Kiki Lopez, Robi Rakosi, Alice Mawhinney,
Danni Cummins, Tsambika George & Rebecca Smiley.

Please read the following information carefully.

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

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BACHATA INT/ADV Performance Team with Gabriel & Kiki
Commencing Thursday 5th October  – Thursday 14th December
(10 weeks Excluding Melb Cup Long weekend)
7.00pm – 8.00pm at The Space Dance Centre

Get your MIAMI-VENEZUELAN BACHATA groove on.

KIKI LOPEZ ESPINAL is joining forces with CARLOS GABRIEL GARCIA

This year’s Bachata performance will be jammed packed with sabor Latino. The song selection is very “Latino Way’…a lot of flavour with a bit of everything, Dominican, Modern and Sensual Bachata. Don’t worry about which one you like ’cause you’ll get the lot. During the performance course you will connect with every single team member and by doing so will help you connect with any person you dance with on the social dance floor.

***INTERMEDIATE to ADVANCED DANCERS ONLY***
Must have a minimum 1 year Intermediate level Bachata experience.

Cost: $250 includes entry to the Ball.

*Please note this price does not include costume, this is an additional cost (approx. $100)

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SALSA INT/ADV Performance Team with Robi & Alice
Commencing Sunday 1st October – Sunday 10th December
(10 weeks Excluding Melb Cup Long weekend)
2.00pm – 3.00pm at Melb Salsa Studio – Fitzroy

You will love Robi & Alice’s new and exciting Salsa performance course. Challenge yourself and be a part of an amazing team.
During this 10 week performance course you will learn fun but complicated partner work, shines, tricks & musicality. You will develop an elegance and smoothness to your salsa styling.

***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 24th September at 2pm at the Melbourne Salsa Studio.
For the audition, you will need to come along and take part in a salsa class so no need to worry – 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!

Cost: $250 includes complimentary entry to the Ball.

*Please note this price does not include costume, this is an additional cost (approx. $100)

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LADIES INT/ADV Latin Groove Shines Team with Danni Cummins
Commencing Wednesday 4th October – Wednesday 13th December
(10 weeks Excluding Melb Cup Long weekend)
8.30pm – 9.30pm at Melb Salsa Studio – Fitzroy

Danni’s new Ladies shines performance course will bring out the diva in you!

Embracing a strong and sexy role you will learn to incorporate a mix of Latin steps with salsa timing, adding pop and funky grooves that will get the whole audience on their feet. Danni’s strength in choreographing routines to funky pop tunes is very inspirational and always receives rave reviews.

***INTERMEDIATE to ADVANCED DANCERS ONLY***
Intermediate dance skills, musicality and salsa timing is necessary.

Cost: $250 includes complimentary entry to the Ball.

*Please note this price does not include costume, this is an additional cost TBC (approx. $100)

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SAMBA INT/ADV Performance Team with Tsambika & Rebecca
Commencing Monday 2nd October – Monday 11th December
(10 weeks Excluding Melb Cup Long weekend)
8.00pm – 9.00pm at Melb Salsa Studio – Fitzroy

Want to experience the thrill, energy and excitement of Carnival? Join our Samba performance course and feel like a Queen of Carnival.

Samba is a lively, rhythmical dance of Afro-Brazilian origin. Performed as a solo dance you will learn a fun and energetic routine with a group of ladies, led and taught by two passionate teachers, Tsambika and Rebecca. Think fast intricate footwork, slow sensual movement, parading, body work and of course the samba step.

***INTERMEDIATE to ADVANCED DANCERS ONLY***
If you are an intermediate or advanced Brazilian Samba dancer/student

Cost: $250 includes complimentary entry to the Ball.

*Please note this price does not include costume, this is an additional cost (approx. $100-150)
The end of year show is always spectacular and you must be comfortable wearing a samba costume.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE… BOOK IN EARLY!

Course Guidelines for students:

• Performers must be available to attend the 10 week performance course and perform at the Melbourne Salsa Christmas Ball on Saturday 16th December.
• Being part of a team is a commitment and we want every student to grow and experience the thrill of performing!
• 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.
• Please arrive 15 mins early every week to stretch and warm up.

These Courses will be held at the Melbourne Salsa studio 1/241 Smith Street Fitzroy.
Bachata Course will be held at The Space Dance Centre 318 Chapel St, Prahran.

For more information please email us at gabby@melbournesalsa.com.au

If you wish to book, your booking will be secured once full payment has been made. Payment must be made by Thursday 28th September.

Please call 95312023 to arrange payment.

 

VENUE

FITZROY 

MELBOURNE SALSA DANCE STUDIO
level 1/ 241 Smith Street Fitzroy.

(Above fruit shop, corner of Hodgson St, look for green Iron gates)

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