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Brazilian Carnival Dance Classes • Fall 2023

$120.00

Join us for TWO Brazilian carnival dance classes—frevo and samba! You are welcome to come to one or both. Also stay for our bateria (samba percussion ensemble) rehearsal with André Coelho at 3PM!

Dates for Fall 2023 lessons (9 total):

  • Sat, Aug 19, 2023 at Old Parish House
  • Sat, Sep 9, 2023 at Old Parish House
  • Sat, Sep 23, 2023 at Old Parish House
  • Sat, Oct 7, 2023 at Old Parish House
  • Sat, Oct 21, 2023 at Old Parish House
  • Sat, Nov 4, 2023 at Old Parish House
  • Sat, Nov 18, 2023 at Old Parish House
  • Sat, Dec 2, 2023 at Old Parish House
  • Sat, Dec 16, 2023 at Old Parish House
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Join us for TWO Brazilian carnival dance classes—frevo and samba! You are welcome to come to one or both. Also stay for our bateria (samba percussion ensemble) rehearsal with André Coelho at 3PM!

Frevo with Kate: 1-2PM

Learn the basics of Recife’s carnival dance, frevo! Dancer and dance scholar Kate Spanos will demonstrate and teach frevo dance using the methodology of Mexe Com Tudo (Otávio Bastos) of Recife. Learn more about frevo and Mexe Com Tudo here.

Samba with Zezeh: 2-3PM

Learn samba from Ilheuma Zezeh, Brazilian dancer, teacher, choreographer, performer, and healer from São Paulo with a mission to bring more joy to the world through art. She will demonstrate and teach the basics of samba dance.

Dates for Fall 2023 lessons (9 total):

  • Sat, Aug 19, 2023 at Old Parish House
  • Sat, Sep 9, 2023 at Old Parish House
  • Sat, Sep 23, 2023 at Old Parish House
  • Sat, Oct 7, 2023 at Old Parish House
  • Sat, Oct 21, 2023 at Old Parish House
  • Sat, Nov 4, 2023 at Old Parish House
  • Sat, Nov 18, 2023 at Old Parish House
  • Sat, Dec 2, 2023 at Old Parish House
  • Sat, Dec 16, 2023 at Old Parish House

Registration for the full semester of lessons is $120.  While primarily intended for adults, everyone is welcome. Scholarships are available to those for whom cost is prohibitive (contact us for more information).

All classes this semester will take place at the Old Parish House in College Park, MD.

$15 drop-ins are also available.

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