Artists in Residence Program, 2020.
“Rarely comes a time when artists of this calibre come to our shores with an abundance of generosity, respect for authentic delivery.” MTamayo
BASICS – INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED Flamenco Training for Sydney in the CBD
From January 2020
Finalist in two categories at the Australian Dance Awards 2020 for
” Outstanding Achievement in Choreography in 2019″ for the production EMERALD
“Services to Dance”
creating opportunities for engagement in remote, urban, and international platforms, 2018. Australian Dance Council and Australian Awards Dance Board.
Weekly professional dance classes ONLINE, 2020 – 2021
Marina Tamayo – Flamenco
Jesus Olmedo Royal Conservatory of Madrid – Flamenco
Marina Tamayo Freelance artist, Granada.
Marina is a professional freelance dancer. Her has training includes Ballet, Jazz, Spanish Dance, Flamenco, Contemporary, Folk dance styles including. Marina began studying Flamenco with the gypsies of Sacromonte, Granada, and has studied with some of the most prominent gypsy artists in the Flamenco industry including Luis de Luis, Manolete, El Guito, Belen Maya.
Marina studied for four years full-time at the Institute of Flamenco in Madrid, ‘El Amor de Dios’ alongside some of the world’s most recognized contemporary Flamenco artists. As a solo artist, she has performed in theatre, TV, film, and music videos.
Marina has contributed to the Flamenco arts community, by developing new markets, local and abroad (regional), increased audience participation through public and community workshops and performances, curating festivals, and organizing professional performances and events. Tamayo’s commitment to teaching spans over thirty-eight years and has recently been recognised by the Australian Dance Council in an Australian Dance award nomination for her ”Service to Dance”.
Marina has produced multiple theatre shows. These have been presented at local, state and National events, Fringe and Contemporary Dance Festivals. Tamayo has presented her original choreographic works Alpújarras, Colores de la Vida, Flamenco del Mar at Camelot The Sounds of Spain, Flamenco Tablao, and in collaboration with Aitor Hernandez from the Ballet Nacional of Spain and Jesus Olmedo in Folkmenco, Inertia and award winning and nominated for outstanding choreography ‘EME RALD’.
Jesus Olmedo Royal Conservatory of Madrid
Jesus is an award-winning dancer and a joyful and encouraging teacher. A graduate of the Royal Conservatory of Madrid. With an impressive background in Ballet and Spanish Dance, Jesus has been fully immersed in the Spanish Flamenco community since he was 8 years old. Jesus is also talented in percussion and flamenco guitar.
Jesus’s classes are expertly planned and integrated with good technique and meaningful milestones that bring joy and love into an intensive support class for serious students of flamenco, ideal for technical drills, marcaje, and traditionally structured choreography. Flamenco Australia is fortunate to have this caliber artist return frequently raising the bar of technical and artistic training.
Jesus is offering in 2021 teaching online castanets, pataita de bulerias, improvisation, singing theory for dancers and flamenco guitar/percussion, as a group or private sessions.