artist-in-residence 

Every year, Flamenco Rosario invites an international artist, to share their unique style and interpretation of Flamenco. This year, we have two!

The 2024 Artists In Residence are Andrés Peña and Pilar Ogalla.



Andrés Peña, hailing from Jerez de la Frontera, brings a wealth of experience from his extensive career with prestigious flamenco companies and solo performances worldwide. His journey includes collaborations with iconic figures like Manuel Morao, "La Chunga", Carmen Cortés, and Eva la Yerbabuena. Andrés has captivated audiences at major festivals such as the Bienal de Flamenco de Sevilla, the Granada Music and Dance Festival, and numerous international flamenco festivals across Europe, the United States, and Japan. Renowned for his dynamic and soulful performances, Andrés has also received acclaim as a choreographer, creating powerful shows like "Peña", "A Fuego Lento", "Cádiz de la Frontera", and "El Aire Que Me Lleva", each met with critical acclaim and audience awards.

Pilar Ogalla, from Cádiz, offers an equally impressive background, having graced stages with legends like Camarón de la Isla and Manuela Carrasco. Her artistic journey includes performances at the Gran Teatro Falla, the Real Escuela de Arte Ecuestre, and with renowned companies like Cristina Hoyos and Rafael de Carmen. Pilar’s solo career has flourished with standout performances at Los Gallos, Casa Patas, and Sala Joaquin Turina. As a choreographer and director, she has created groundbreaking works such as "Danza Andalucía" and "Locos del Tiempo", and has collaborated on major productions like "A Fuego Lento" and "Cádiz de la Frontera". Pilar’s expertise extends to teaching, with international workshops and courses at esteemed institutions, reflecting her deep commitment to nurturing the next generation of flamenco talent.

Together, Andrés and Pilar bring a unique and enriching learning experience, blending traditional flamenco with innovative choreography. Their classes cater to all levels, offering a rare opportunity to learn from two maestros who have not only mastered their craft but also continually push its boundaries. Students will benefit from their personalized teaching approach, comprehensive knowledge, and the vibrant energy they bring to every session.


Community workshops with Andrés & Pilar

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Básico

A class designed for dance students who are beginners and for intermediate level students who like to learn at a slow pace and in a supportive environment. You will receive a basic pataita of Tango from Pilar Ogalla and a basic pataita of Bulería from Andrés Peña.
 

Jul 02–05  6:00-7:00pm
Jul 06 1:00-2:00pm 

regular $250+GST
register & pay

members $225+GST
for FR member rate, please email info@flamencorosario.org

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Intermediate

Mantón technique and Alegrías
Learn how to make the best of this elegant prop, during the first half hour of the class you will learn from Pilar Ogalla the Mantón technique and the last 45 min an Alegria choreography with Mantón. 


Jul 02–05  7:00-8:15pm
Jul 06 2:00-3:15pm 

regular $312.50+GST
register & pay

members $281.25+GST
for FR member rate, please email info@flamencorosario.org

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Advanced

Soleá por Bulería and Bulería de Jerez
Learn a  Soleá por Bulería letra and finish it with a bulería de Jerez. Jerez-born, Andrés Peña is recognized worldwide for his understanding of Bulería de Jerez -cante and baile- he will expertly guide you to understand the cues, so you can enjoy dancing it in a Fiesta environment.


Jul 02–05 
8:15-9:30pm
Jul 06
3:15-4:30pm


regular $312.50+GST
register & pay

members $281.25+GST
for FR member rate, please email info@flamencorosario.org

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Whether you are a beginner eager to explore flamenco or an experienced dancer looking to refine your technique, the classes offered by Andrés Peña and Pilar Ogalla promise to elevate your skills and deepen your appreciation for this art form. Don't miss this chance to study with two of the most passionate and accomplished flamenco artists of our time.



Andrés Peña is also the 2024 mentor for our creative residency!