Afro-braz. dance workshops in Arizona (Mar/Apr)

Sent along on behalf of the wonderful teacher and wonderful person Rosangela Silvestre:

Batucaxé presents:Afro-Brazilian Dance Workshops withMaster Teacher Rosangela Silvestre Orixá
Dance Workshops: Symbols in MotionsWith live drumming by Batucaxé drummers• Sundays, March 23,
March 30, April 6, and April 13, 5 to 6:30 p.m.• Fridays, March 28 and April 4, 7 to 8:30
p.m.Location: The SPACE, 1013 S. Tyndall Ave., Tucson 85719 Silvestre Technique: Modern/Afro-Brazilian
Fusion• Saturdays, March 29 and April 5, 1 to 2:30 p.m.Location: The Dance Loft, 620 E. 19th
Street, Tucson 85719• Sundays, March 30, April 6, and April 13, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Location: The
SPACE, 1013 S. Tyndall Ave., Tucson 85719
$15/singleclass, or $52 for a four-class series available during Rosangela'sresidency (good for
both the Orixá classes and the Silvestre Techniqueclasses). No refunds for missed classes.
Rosangela is also availablefor private classes in the Silvestre tecynique and/or Orixá dancemovement. For
more information, go to www.batucaxe.org or contact Yarrow at (520) 465-8856or e-mail
dance@batucaxe.org. Roseangela Silvestreis the associate director and guest choreographer of Viver
Brasil DanceCompany and is internationally renowned for her demanding dancetraining, the
'Silvestre Technique.' A graduate of the FederalUniversity of Bahia, she has training in classical ballet
as well asmodern dance in the Horton and Graham techniques. She has studied,taught, and helped to
evolve Afro-Brazilian dance with Mestre King,Clyde Morgan and Mercedes Baptista. She has set
choreography forBrazil's lauded company, Balé Foclórico da Bahia as well as Cleo ParkerRobinson Dance
Company, Ballet Hispanico Repertory Company, AmericanAcademy of Ballet, Roots of Brazil, Dance
Brazil, Viver Brasil, MuntuDance Theater, and the Kendra Kimbrough Dance Ensemble. Ms. Silvestreis
based in Salvador, Bahia, and the U.S. and conducts dance trainingprograms throughout the U.S.,
Brazil, Japan, Canada and Europe.Batucaxé isTucson's only samba school, teaching Afro-Brazilian
rhythm, song anddance. Inspired by the music of Brazil, Batucaxe (bah-too-cah-SHAY)features music from
many traditions: samba, samba afro, samba reggaeand afoxé from Brazil, as well as music from all
over the world. We aimto inspire and build our community through lessons and classes,outreach
programs and high-energy performances. For moreinformation, visit www.batucaxe.org.

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