Maykel Fonts, Afrocuban dance master, NYC – Jan 2012

Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at 7:00pm

AT: Pearl Studios NYC, Shetler Studios NYC, Balmir Latin Dance Studio, Brooklyn NY., NYC & Brooklyn

Maykel Fonts returns to New York City for a limited engagement of Workshops and Performances.  For those of you famiiar with Maykel you know him as one of the premiere dancers /artists of our generation.  But if you have never seen him perform, or taken his classes, you are in for a singular experience!

Born and raised in Cuba, Maykel studied at Cuba’s prestigous Tropicana Dance School, where he trained in ballet, modern and contemporary dance, afro, rumba (Guaguanco, Yambù, Columbia).

In 2000 he moved to Italy with the group Ire Batà and studied with several teachers including Virgilio Pitzalis, Marco Macchetti, Steve LaChance, Gus Bemberry, Christopher Uggins, Chacalli, Paganini and many.Now, an acclaimed international dancer and instructor, Maykel will next be seen as a featured dancer in the movie Street Dance2.

MASTER WORKSHOP AND PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE


Wednesday, January 4 – $20

Open Level

Afro-Cuban: Dances of the Orishas

@Pearl Studios NYC. 7:00-9:00 PM

Thursday January 5th- PERFORMANCE AT CLUB CACHE. SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO PUPY INSUA.
Friday, January 6th- $20

Open Level

Afro-Cuban : Body Isolations, Rumba y Guaguanco!!

@Pearl Studios, NYC. 7:00-:9:00PM

Saturday, January 7th- 2 Classes

Int/Advanced – Profesional level 5:00-6:30 ($15)

Afr0-Cuban nd Modern Dance.

@Shetler Studios NYC . Penthouse

***Pre-registration required***.

*If you are interested in taking the Adv/Professional class please inbox me to pre-register

Just added!!! ***Clase de Casino Rueda***!

Saturday, January 7th

7:00-8:30 PM  @Shetler Studios NYC, Penthouse  $20

Sunday, January 8th- DESPEDIDA DE MAYKEL! FAREWELL RUMBON FOR MAYKEL!l

*FINAL Master Workshop! OPEN LEVEL.  $20

7:00-9:00 pm @ Balmir Latin Dance Studio. 959 Flatbush Avenue. Brooklyn, NY 11226.

THEN STAY FOR THE AFTER PARTY, AS WE WISH MAYKEL SAFE TRAVELS!

LIVE DRUMMING, REFRESHMENTS AND LIGHT SNACKS WILL BE SERVED and a SPECIAL FAREWELL PERFOMANCE BY MAYKEL!

****AFTER PARTY ONLY..$12****

****IF YOU REGISTER FOR MORE THAN ONE CLASS..RECEIVE $5 OFF EACH SUBSEQUENT CLASS***

see the FACEBOOK EVENT for contacts!

2 thoughts on “Maykel Fonts, Afrocuban dance master, NYC – Jan 2012”

  1. Hi,

    I see that Maykel Fonts will be performing at the NY salsa Congress. Just wondering if he is offering any workshops in NY during his stay. I can’t find anything except 1 workshop at the congress.

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