Born from marginalized people, flamenco’s history explores themes of immigrant life, oppression, pride, and injustice. The art form comprises music, dance, and song – presenting multiple entry points for young learners – while offering opportunities to improve literacy and communication, deepen cultural awareness, and support students voices giving them the confidence to articulate a full range of emotions.
NEW YORK: Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana is a New York City Department of Education approved vendor. We are listed under our Legal Name: Spanish Dance Arts Company, Inc.
NORTH CAROLINA: Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana (Carlota Santana Spanish Dance) is funded in part by grants from the North Carolina Arts Council for work in NC schools and communities.
From one-time lecture demonstrations (a wonderful blend of education and entertainment) to teaching artist residencies, students learn the rich history and culture of this Hispanic art form in programs that align with BluePrint and Common Core Standards in Dance, ELA, Literacy, History, and Social Science.
Flamenco’s multicultural influences and rich history provide various entry points for learners and infinite possibilities for inter-curricular connections. Our Master Teaching Artists support educators in exploring the arts as a powerful tool to engage students, while helping them understand abstract concepts as well as concrete subjects.