Flamenco Chicago

Discover your own power and beauty, and find your own expression.

If you’re accessing our website from your phone, please scroll down past all the photos and carefully read the first few paragraphs of text under FLAMENCO CHICAGO CLASSES & EVENTS. You’ll read the answers to most questions potential students have.

ARE YOU A CHICAGOAN WHO’S COMPLETELY NEW TO FLAMENCO? CLICK THE IMAGE ABOVE TO RECEIVE A WELCOME SEQUENCE OF FLAMENCO BACKGROUND, VIDEOS, AND MUSIC PLAYLISTS. ¡OLÉ!

ARE YOU A CHICAGOAN WHO’S COMPLETELY NEW TO FLAMENCO? CLICK THE IMAGE ABOVE TO RECEIVE A WELCOME SEQUENCE OF FLAMENCO BACKGROUND, VIDEOS, AND MUSIC PLAYLISTS. ¡OLÉ!

almayartegroup.jpg

Click the map above to access specific directions from your location to the studio, by car, by public transportation, by bike, or on foot.

CURRENT SCHEDULE, SEPTEMBER 3 THROUGH OCTOBER 12 (IN GRAY ARE UPCOMING REHEARSAL TIMES TO START IN MID OCTOBER)

Flamenco Chicago Classes & Events

How our scheduling works:

Our regular weekly classes usually run in 6-week, 6-class sessions at $108/session prepaid online in advance.  Students must enroll by the start date of each class, and, if you're on our elist, we'll be letting you know about special discounts and offers available only to persons on our list (such as an early-enrollment discount for Fundamentals 1, our class for first-time flamenco beginners; occasional opportunities to join a class in progress after the start date if we have room; and invitations to special events).

Students are required to enroll for each full 6-week session in advance.  There is no "pay as you go" option at our studio.  If you are an experienced flamenco dance student who would like to try a class before enrolling or in order to find the best class level for you, please do this in advance of a new session beginning.  Drop-in classes for the purpose of trying out a class level are $24 per hour, cash only, and are not available for first-time flamenco beginners.

If you have to miss a class during a session, you are allowed to make up a missed class in the closest class level to your own, but makeups must be taken within the same 6-week session for which you enrolled. If you know that you’ll miss a class at the end of a session, you are encouraged to take your makeup in advance, earlier in the session.

Tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable to another session, so please be sure that you are able to attend the classes you enroll for.

Students enroll for the session directly from the class description that you can access from our online calendar below.

(Children ages 8 and up are welcomed in our adult classes, with parental supervision. We are not offering dedicated children's classes at this time, and find that older children do better in our leveled adult program rather than in a multi-age kids' class.)


Classes tend to rise up through proficiency levels at the same day and time, so, for example, the time slot that is currently Fundamentals 1 will become a Fundamentals 2 the next session, and a Basic 1 level the session after that, and will typically remain at Basic 1 level for a few sessions before being promoted to Basic 2.  

For students who are between levels, and would like to catch up with the skills taught in a class level slightly higher than their own, private lessons are always available, at a cost of $70-$90 per hour, depending on the teacher.  Students who are focused and have some natural ability for dance can learn the equivalent of 6 weeks of class material in just one private lesson hour.

Dates for our next two sessions are:

  • Fall I: September 3 through October 12 (this session offers a Saturday 12noon beginner class for the last time in 2019)

  • Fall II: October 16 through November 23 (no beginner class offered this session)

The interactive calendar below lists the start date for each class.  (If you are a complete beginner, we are offering a new new beginner class starting September 7 on Saturdays at 12noon. Click through to the September calendar below and hover over Sept. 7 on the grid to learn more about the class and to enroll.)

***New classes for fall begin on Sept. 3, 4, 5, and 7. Hover over those dates on the calendar below to see which class levels are available. Click any class level to be taken to more information about the class. You’ll be taken to a class description page from which you can also see payment options to enroll.***

 
Rosetta Magdalen is an amazing teacher. She is inspired and inspiring. The assistant instructors and more senior dancers are wonderful. I have been with Flamenco Chicago for about 3 years and I have performed in several showcases (recitals). The atmosphere is warm and welcoming; the music and other students are invigorating and encouraging. My only lament is that I should have started this years ago. Thank you Rosetta and Flamenco Chicago.
— Sydney Iglitzen