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*SPECIAL* 2-Day Workshop: Bailar al Cante – Carmen Ledesma at Casa Flamenca
July 8, 2022 – July 9, 2022
Registration: $100 plus service fees covers both days, July 8th – 6 pm and July 9th – 11 am. Register below.
Carmen Ledesma‘s remarkable career began in 1960 with her first debut at only four years old. In 1963, she was awarded the Juana la Macarrona prize at the National Competition of Flamenco Arts in Cordoba. She worked alongside Antonio Gades at the National Ballet of Spain as well as prestigious flamenco companies such as Mario Maya, Farruco, and Curro Velez. She trained under the legendary Enrique el Cojo and was accompanied by famous cantaores such as Camaron de la Isla, Naranjito de Triana, Lebrijano, and Jose Menese. Ledesma, with her unique style, is one of today’s most highly recognized dancers and performers of the Sevillian dance of flamenco. Her master classes are highly valued in Spain as well as in Europe, United States, Latin America, and Japan. She is a strong advocate of the pure flamenco dance art form and is widely known and recognized as a living legend.