05. September 2019 - 18:00 till 18:30
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Flamenco Dance Taster | Morley College | Thursday, 05. September 2019

Flamenco Dance Taster
From stamping feet to clapping hands, take part in a fun and friendly introduction to fiery Flamenco dance. Whether you’ve danced before or are a complete beginner all are welcome. The taster will be led by Morley tutor Fenella Juanita Barker and will be accompanied by guitarist Juan.
Tutor Bio - Fenella Juanita Barker
Fenella performs, teaches and choreographs Flamenco, Spanish Classical and regional dance. She also performs East European and Gypsy dance. She has worked with a number of companies, including Un Poco de Flamenco and Bayan Cossacks.  Fenella has toured the UK, Europe, USA and Canada working in opera, cabaret, corporate events, cruises, schools, TV, film and video.
Her previous work as a dancer encompasses contemporary, jazz, modern ballet and character styles.  She worked for 8 years with the National Character Dance Company/Romanska Folk Ballet (as a Spanish dance soloist and character dancer) and for 6 years with Springs Dance Company.
Fenella has taught at many dance schools and institutions including at the English National Ballet School as a guest Spanish dance teacher, and the London Metropolitan University on the Performing Arts degree course.
In 2009 Fenella was awarded a teacher's bursary by the Spanish Dance Society to enable her to attend the international teachers' course.
Fenella teaches at various studios across London including several Flamenco courses at Morley.
Qualifications

MA Performing Arts
BA (Hons) Dance with Spanish
Spanish Dance Society Qualified Teacher (SDS IdB1 – Flamenco & Spanish Dance)
Member of The Spanish Dance Society’s UK & European Executive Committee
Member of RAD (Teacher)
AIDTA (Ballet)
CDET Approved Teacher
AIfL (Institute for Learning)
Member of British Equity

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