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TRIANA is the name of the famous gypsy district of Seville in the south of Spain – and the home of the legendary “Carmen”.  It is South Australia's longest running and most experienced Studio teaching Spanish and Flamenco Dance.

VERONICA VARGAS – Director has over 25 years of national performing and teaching experience.

Flamenco dance has been an obsession with Triana’s founder, Veronica Vargas for most of her life and through the Studio, she passes on the huge array of skills and artistry that she has accumulated over the years.  Her experience covers many years living and studying in Seville, Spain.

Founded in 1995 in Adelaide CBD, the Studio believes in maintaining the tradition by specialising in authentic Flamenco Dance which greatly enhances rhythm, posture and style.   The Triana Flamenco Dance School is South Australia's longest and most experienced flamenco dance school.

The philosophy of the Studio is to provide high quality and caring dance tuition and to foster an understanding of love of Flamenco and Spanish dance to its students.

For gifted students, they have the opportunity to audition and train with national professional dance companies and to perform in the Triana Flamenco Dance Group.

For those that do it just for love and enjoyment, there is the opportunity to participate in Spanish community festivities and small performances.

young studentsExperienced, caring tuition is given in a non-competitive atmosphere.

For authenticity, a professional, authentic Singer and Guitarist accompany suitable classes. 

Workshops are held with visiting national and international artists together with regular trips to Spain keep the Studio abreast of the latest developments in the art as well as exposing students to different trends and teaching styles.

Performances held during the year to give students confidence and performing experience.

The Triana Flamenco Dance Studio offers training in dance and singing accompaniment for flamenco guitarists.

Currently there are no children's classes but children from the age of 12 will be accepted and as in Spain, join in the adult classes.

FLAMENCO DANCE FOR ALL LEVELS

Classes teach:

  • Introduction to basic flamenco rhythms;
  • Advanced technique, choreographies;
  • Understanding the difference between Flamenco and Spanish Dance;
  • The technique of working with a singer and guitarist;
  • Spanish dance techniques including use of Castanets and Bata de cola (skirt with long train) Manton (shawl) and Abanicos (fans).
  • Performance skills – all students are encouraged to perform and participate in Spanish community cultural activities.
  • For Safe Dance Practice, warm-ups/stretches are incorporated in all classes.

 

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