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Artistic Director/Founder - Patricia Astorga-Casey

 


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Sunday. 28 June, 2015 - Saturday. 04 July, 2015
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Monday. 29 June, 2015
7:30 pm

Sabor Mexico Dance Co. Rehearsals

California Ballet Company

Sabor Mexico Dance Co. Rehearsals - Audition Required

Instructor: Patricia Astorga-Casey

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Patricia Astorga-Casey

Artistic Director/Founder/Choreographer

Throughout her artistic career, Ms. Astorga has undertaken various dance disciplines including classical ballet, tap, modern dance, Folklore Mexicano and Flamenco. She began her training at the early age of 7yrs old at the world renowned school of Amalia Hernandez (Ballet Folklorico de Mexico), for 5 consecutive summers . She was one of the founding members of Ballet Folklorico de Pacifico (currently under the direction of her sister (Adriana Astorga-Gainey). In 2005, she moved to Houston, Texas and formed "Sabor Mexico Theatrical Dance Co. ",(Folklorico Mexicano). In Houston, she presented her work at the most respected theaters, including Hobby Center (Zilka Hall), Verizon Wireless Theater and Houston's Museums.

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Thursday. 02 July, 2015
6:00 pm

Childrens Folklorico

Sherman Heights Community Center

Childrens Folklorico

Instructor: Kristina Cunningham

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Kristina Cunningham

Danzarts Childrens Academy Director & Soloist

Mrs. Cunningham born and raised in San Diego with parents of Mexican descent and immersed herself at a very young age of 3 with Ballet Folklorico. She has training in ballet, hip hop, and West African Dance. Mrs. Cunningham grew a passion and pride in her culture and had the opportunity to dance with local groups, "Folklorico De Nuestra Señora De Guadalupe" and "Ballet folklorico en aztlan". She continued her training with attending workshops "Danzantes Unidos" Mrs. Cunningham currently is a soloist for Danzarts - Sabor Mexico Dance CO. and has danced at the Copley Symphony Hall, Lyceum Theater to name a few. and currently is the director of Danzarts Children's Dance Academy. Being the director brings her a sense of pride to be able to teach the children about their culture through the art of dance. And to be able to carry on those traditions to our future generations.

7:00 pm

Adult Beginner - Ballet Folklorico

Sherman Heights Community Center

Adult Beginner - Ballet Folklorico

Instructors: Patricia Astorga-Casey & Bianca Metoyer

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Patricia Astorga-Casey

Artistic Director/Founder/Choreographer

Throughout her artistic career, Ms. Astorga has undertaken various dance disciplines including classical ballet, tap, modern dance, Folklore Mexicano and Flamenco. She began her training at the early age of 7yrs old at the world renowned school of Amalia Hernandez (Ballet Folklorico de Mexico), for 5 consecutive summers . She was one of the founding members of Ballet Folklorico de Pacifico (currently under the direction of her sister (Adriana Astorga-Gainey). In 2005, she moved to Houston, Texas and formed "Sabor Mexico Theatrical Dance Co. ",(Folklorico Mexicano). In Houston, she presented her work at the most respected theaters, including Hobby Center (Zilka Hall), Verizon Wireless Theater and Houston's Museums.

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7:00 pm

Childrens Flamenco

Sherman Heights Community Center

Childrens Flamenco

Instructor: Stefania Gorski

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Stefania Gorski

Sabor Mexico Dance Co. (Ballet Mistress) & Soloist

Stefania Gorski has been dancing since the young age of 8. Her dance background includes flamenco, jazz, belly dancing, Hip Hop and tap. In addition she as an extensive ballet training from the Houston Ballet.She has performed at various well known theaters, including Miller Outdoor Theatre, Hobby Center (Zinka Hall) and Houston Museums. Throughout her flamenco training she has taken many workshops and traveled to many cities across the U.S and Europe. Some flamenco teachers include Omayra Amaya, Juana Amaya, Manolete, Inmaculada and Domingo Ortega. In 2006 she began dancing with Patrica Astorga-Casey and joined her flamenco company "La Esancia Flamenca" and "Sabor Mexico Theatrical Dance Co." in Houston, Tx. She now resides in San Diego and dances for both companies which she is the ballet mistress/soloist for "Sabor Mexico Theatrical Dance Co."Stefania brings her professional training and her enthusiasm to the San Diego area. She is currently in school achieving her degree in Liberal Arts in dance.

Saturday. 04 July, 2015
10:30 am

Intermediate Adult Ballet Folklorico

San Diego Performing Arts Center

Intermediate Adult Ballet Folklorico - Invitation Only

Instructors: Patricia Astorga-Casey & Bianca Metoyer

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Patricia Astorga-Casey

Artistic Director/Founder/Choreographer

Throughout her artistic career, Ms. Astorga has undertaken various dance disciplines including classical ballet, tap, modern dance, Folklore Mexicano and Flamenco. She began her training at the early age of 7yrs old at the world renowned school of Amalia Hernandez (Ballet Folklorico de Mexico), for 5 consecutive summers . She was one of the founding members of Ballet Folklorico de Pacifico (currently under the direction of her sister (Adriana Astorga-Gainey). In 2005, she moved to Houston, Texas and formed "Sabor Mexico Theatrical Dance Co. ",(Folklorico Mexicano). In Houston, she presented her work at the most respected theaters, including Hobby Center (Zilka Hall), Verizon Wireless Theater and Houston's Museums.

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