Beginner Level Flamenco Dance Classes at Nelida Tirado Flamenco
Nelida Tirado Flamenco
Experience the passion and power of Flamenco!
This Beginner level flamenco dance class is for everyone new to this infectious art and dance form from Andalucia Spain. With over 30 years of teaching and professional experience, Classes are designed to help you excel quickly on fundamentals such as placement, armwork, footwork, rhythm, and marcajes.Please come with comfortable clothing and a hard/closed toe shoe for sound.
Classes meet bi-weekly beginning January 5th
Tuesdays 6:30-7:30 and Saturdays 1-2:00pm
Single classes $25 or a 5 class card $115
For information and registration: Tiradonelida@gmail.com
Nelida Tirado hailed “magnificent and utterly compelling” (NY Times) began her formal training at Ballet Hispanico of New York at the age of six. Barely out of her teens, she was invited to tour the U.S. with Jose Molina Bailes Espanoles and work as a soloist in Carlota Santana’s Flamenco Vivo, soloist/ dance captain of Compania Maria Pages and Compania Antonio El Pipa, performing at prestigious flamenco festivals and television in Spain and throughout France, Italy, UK, Germany and Japan. She has performed in “Carmen” with the Metropolitan Opera of NY, World Music Institute’s “Gypsy Caravan 1”, “Noche Flamenca” and was featured flamenco star in Riverdance” on Broadway and touring companies. Ms. Tirado was recipient of the 2007 and 2010 BRIO Award for Artistic Excellence, and opened with her company Summer 2010 for Buena Vista Social Club featuring Omara Portoundo for the Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival. Some highlights include HarlemStage E-Moves, “Amores Quebrados” at the Repertorio Espanol, Valerie Gladstone’s “Dance Under the Influence” 2011 & 2012 in collaboration with the Flamenco Festival USA and collaboration with jazz great Wynton Marsalis at Harvard University and the 2016 premiere of her solo show "Dime Quien Soy" in the Flamenco Festival NY. She was currently the recipient of the 2017 Rosario Dawson Muse Fellow through BAAD, featured in Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” and selected as a 2018-2019 Gibney "Dance in Process" Artist in Residence.