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Title: DANCE FEST of SoAZ Classes Oct 19-20
Location: Tucson High Magnet School, 400 N 2nd Ave, Tucson
Link out: Click here
Description: THIRTY classes – Classical Ballet Technique/Variation, Hip Hop, Jazz, JUNK FUNK Percussive Movement Art, Modern/Contemporary, Tap, Flamenco, Folklorico, QiGong for Dancers, Feldenkrais, Floor Barre, and the study of Polyrhythms & Clavé – taught by 13 stellar instructors — all experts in their field:

Gerardo Armendariz ~ A study of the Afro-Cuban/Latin Rhythm Clavé
Marcela Cardenas ~ Folklorico Workshop ~Dances from Durango MX (Scholarships available thanks to funding from the La Frontera Tucson International Mariachi Conference)
Lisa R Chow ~ Mesa ~ Classic Modern Technique /Teachers’ Choice
Tammy Dyke Compton ~ Jazz Technique & Combinations
Anita Feldman ~ NY ~ Tap Technique & Choreography, Polyrhythms
Choreography Workshop (performance opp Saturday evening))
Chad Michael Hall ~ LA ~ Contemporary Modern Technique & Choreography
Addison Johnson ~ LA ~ Hip Hop Choreography
Joe Pinella ~ QiGong for Dancers
Step Raptis ~ Mesa ~ JUNK FUNK Percussive Movement Art
Maestro Pablo Rodarte ~ Flamenco
Tammy Rosen Wilbur ~ Feldenkrais® for Dancers
Kathleen Sinclair ~ Yuma ~ Intermediate/Advanced Classical Ballet Technique & Variation
Eva Zorilla Tessler ~ Floor Barre & Ballet for Level I (2-3 years experience)

Participants must be at least high-school age or older. Classes for dance instructors have been cancelled.  Fees vary with discounts for multiple-classes, and ADC/AzDEO members. There are also special rates (as of Oct 4) for enrolling in the entire weekend of classes or just one day. Fees are listed in the INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION FORM (rev 10/7) (download) posted here and on the first TAB of this website:

Dance students who have at least 2-3 yrs experience may enroll in the Level I classes ($50 for all 5 classes Saturday 12-5 pm). Intermediate/advanced level classes are indicated on the charts and Reg Form. There are special workshops in Folklorico (learning the dances of DURANGO) and Ballet/Variation.

To register, complete the INDIVIDUAL REG FORM (rev 10/7) and mail with payment to: Krystyna / ADC, 2813 W Wagon Wheel Dr, Tucson AZ 85745. All high school “group” registrations (that includes the instructor), must register through AzDEO  at or request a Registration Form to enroll by mail or email (scan form and email).

PAY ONLINE – You may scan and email the Reg Form to gro.noitilaoCecnaDzAnull@anytsyrK and pay via PayPal ~ (send money to “function”) to gro.noitilaoCecnaDzAnull@anytsyrK.

Questions, call Krystyna at 520-743-1349. Visit the DFOSA tab on this website and download the  28 Pg BOOK OF DETAILS_Oct15 containing bios, class descriptions, addresses/map, Charts of Classes, accommodations, etc., and Individual Reg Form.

Enrollment in advance is recommended and appreciated. And we thank everyone for being supportive and wanting to attend an event in So AZ. There is something for everyone! Thank you to Beth Braun (University HS) and Sheryl Oden (Tucson HMS) for collaborating. Thank you to Lynn Monson and the AZ Dance Education Organization for co-producing the Dance Festival.

CLASSES FOR BEGINNERS will be hosted by ADC Members at their respective venues in conjunction with DFOSA: Barbara Schuessler (Flamenco), Learn-to-Tango (Argentine Tango), Xanadu (Middle Eastern) and ZUZI! (Modern/Aerial Dance). Details with live links are posted in the 28-pg Book of Details.

The high school dance group “peer” performance is cancelled.
Start Date: 2013-10-19
Start Time: 8 am
End Date: 2013-10-20
End Time: 3 pm