Evolution Solo Weekend is an annual festival of African-American Dance and Culture held by Jazz Workshop w/Alina Sokulska, Casa Latina Dance Studio and Fedor Nedotko in St. Petersburg, Russia.
The main philosophy of the event embraces exploration of the evolution and artistic development of African-American and Latin American performance arts from its African roots, through the twentieth century up to nowadays. With such social dance artforms as jazz, tap, mambo, Afro-Latin dance, appearing in America throughout 20th century, we make an educative attempt to investigate the performance arts of mixed societies and identities via theory, practice and entertainment, as well as trace its African roots.

The Festival events include dance workshops: traditional African and Afro-Cuban dance, gospel, tap, vernacular jazz, modern jazz, afro-latin, mambo, funk; social dance parties with live music and guest bands; performances by guest giants of jazz and latin dance; educational meetings and lectures which focus on the historical and anthropological Evolution of African-American major dance displays.
SCHEDULE:

September 22, Friday:
19-21 - Josette, TAP (beginners)

21 - Friday Party

September 23, Saturday:
12-13 - Annelys, AFRO
13-14 - Annelys, AFRO
...
15-16 - Josette, JAZZ
16-17 - Frankie, AFRO-LATIN FUNK
17-18 - Frankie, AFRO-LATIN FUNK

23-6 - Casa Latina Birthday Night

September 24, Sunday:
14-15 - Annelys, AFRO
15-16 - Annelys, AFRO
...
17-18 - Josette, JAZZ
18-19 - Frankie, AFRO-LATIN FUNK
19-20 - Frankie, AFRO-LATIN FUNK

21 - 23 - Sunday Talk

PASSES and PRICES:

Full Pass (12 classes + parties):
8500 rub. [145 euro]

Weekend Pass
(10 classes on Saturday and Sunday + Casa Latina Birthday Night)
7500 rub. [125 euro]
NEW! Tap Pass
(2 classes for tap beginners with Josette Wiggan on Friday)
3000 rub. (cash only at
Casa Latina Dance studio)

Cancellation and refund:
until 1/07 - 70%
until 1/08 - 60%
until 15/09 - 30%
after 15/09 - 0%

Note! Classes in English are NOT interpreted into Russian. Classes in Spanish are interpreted into Russian.
Online registrations CLOSED!
However, you can sign-up for the waiting list and we will inform you as soon as possible about the availability of passes!
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