APPLICATION: Tablao Level
Submission Deadline: 11:59 pm on Friday, July 19, 2019.
I live near/in a city with an active/vibrant arts community ☐ Yes ☐ No
I have been studying flamenco for ______ years.
I study regularly with a flamenco teacher in my hometown ☐ Yes ☐ No
*Name of Teacher(s) _________________________________________________________
I have studied flamenco in Spain ☐ Yes ☐ No
*For how long? _______________________________________________________
*With whom? _________________________________________________________
I have performed/currently perform with a student group ☐ Yes ☐ No
*Name of group ______________________________________________________
I have performed/currently perform with a professional company or regularly at a flamenco venue ☐ Yes ☐ No
*Name of company __________________________________________________________
*Name of flamenco venue____________________________________________________
*I was/am paid for my work as a dancer with the company or for the work above ☐ Yes ☐ No
I am familiar with or have a choreography in the following palos:
☐ Tangos ☐ Tientos ☐ Alegrías ☐ Bulerías ☐ Guajiras ☐ Soleá por Bulerías ☐ Rumbas ☐ Fandangos ☐ Siguiriya
I have worked with the following flamenco complementos:
☐ Abanico ☐ Bata de Cola ☐ Mantón ☐ Bastón ☐ Sombrero Cordobés
I have performed with live musicians before ☐ Yes ☐ No
I am comfortable doing solo work with live musicians ☐ Yes ☐ No
I practice on my own and/or have an established artistic practice ☐ Yes ☐ No
I teach flamenco classes ☐ Yes ☐ No
*Where I teach _______________________________________________________
*Levels I teach _______________________________________________________
I currently make my full-time living as a:
☐ Dance professional (non-flamenco)
☐ Flamenco professional
*I understand that if I am chosen as a Flamenco Certamen USA Finalist that I must be available from Saturday, October 18th through Friday, October 25th, 2019 for a week-long residency at Kaatsbaan International Dance Center in Tivoli, NY and a Final Performance and Judging in New York City. Optional Feedback Sessions will take place on Saturday, October 26th.
Applicant Signature: Date:
Video Clip Title/Link: Choreographer:
APPLICATION CHECKLIST: Please submit the following:
→ This Application
→ $35 Application Fee (payable by check to Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana or via link)
→ A Brief Statement telling us how you feel this competition will help you to further your personal goals as a dancer and flamenco artist [limit 500 words; typewritten in font size 11 or greater]
→ A 1-page Resume listing your most relevant dance/performance experience (e.g. past and current teachers, student performances, etc.) Resumes over 1 page will not be accepted and will delay processing of your application.
→ One Video Clip (no more than 10 minutes) of the applicant dancing a palo of their choice. This clip does not have to reflect the exact choreography to be performed at the final judging. Informal studio videos are fine; no promo reels, please. If submitting a student performance video, please let us know how to identify you in the clip! Vimeo or Youtube links only.
Please note the following:
✹ Video must be of clear viewing quality.
✹ Videos must have been made within the last year.
✹ Informal studio and performance videos will be accepted, promotional-style videos will not be viewed. If you are submitting a student performance video, please clearly identify yourself.
✹ Video submissions must indicate a sense of compás – either from live music, recorded music, palmas or cajón.
✹ Video selection may not exceed 10 minutes (please include time signature for longer submissions).
✹ Vimeo or Youtube links only, please!
Include the following in the video description:
- Name of Applicant
- Choreographer name
- Date of video
*For questions regarding applications please contact Leslie Roybal at email@example.com