Newsletter Shimmy Shake May 2016
Shimmy Shake Factor CO Talent Search
12 dance acts selected for further coaching
(photo The Macadamia's and Myrthe made by Wytske Homburg)
We have seen amazing talents during Factor CO Talent Search selection days in Zutphen, Rotterdam and Sittard.
It was a tough job for our panel to choose only 12 dance acts for further coaching, because the level was very high!
The following twelve dance acts will be coached by professional fusion dancers:
- El Yasmine
- The Macadamia's
Ten of them will perform during the Shimmy Shake Talent Show on the 15th of May at Maaspodium. Come and support these wonderful dancers and enjoy the new performances of the Factor CO coaches Tjarda van Straten, Esther Nederpelt, Holy Pie and Vleer. Click on the link below to buy your tickets.
Prices: Normal €10 | Children between 6 and 12 jaar €7,50 | Free entrance for children younger than 6 | Groups (from 6 persons and more) €7,50 p.p.
Shimmy Shake Talent Carnival
Bazar, Dance Fair, Dance Demonstrations, Food and Workshops
Come and visit the lively bazaar and dance fair during the Shimmy Shake Talent Carnival (Free Entrance)!
The fun starts at 11.00am at Maaspodium Rotterdam, where you can visit a big variety of different stands of dance schools like Nargis Coors (zills), Kaouther (traditional belly dance), Jawa Latino/Latin Flair (latin dance), Pole Inspiration (pole dancing), Tjarda (Contemporary Fusion Belly dance) and new fusion belly dance schools of Stephanie, El Yasmine and Zsenith.
We will have delicious FOOD prepared and served by Rotterdam kookt, a enthusiastic group of home-cooks who prepare food with fresh ingredients from the Afrikaandermarkt.
If you are in a shopping mood, do visit the many lovely stands including Mijn Hemeltje with all kinds of natural, biological and ecological products for babies and mammies, the beautiful dancing shoes of Latin Flair, belly dance goodies from Kaouther's bellydance shop and stylish bags and accessoires by Mooch.
Enjoy the continuous free dance demonstrations and end the afternoon with the Shimmy Shake Talent Show that starts at 15.30!
Workshops about Theatre, Choreography & Promotion
during Shimmy Shake Talent Carnival
Shimmy Shake Talent Carnival is also about improving your skills as dancer and/or dance teacher. Therefore we offer three workshops with topics Theatre Knowledge, The basics of making a choreography and How to promote yourself as dancer.
Workshop The Basic Knowledge of Performing in Theatre (by Gail Pilgrim)
In an hour Gail Pilgrim will tell you what will be expected from you in a professional theatre and how you can get the best out of it for yourself. She will give you tips and tricks to have a pleasant collaboration with the organizer. This workshop is suitable for everybody who wants to enter and to perform in the professional scene. It is a nice refresher course for teachers.
Workshop The Basics of making a choreography (by Piet Rogie)
Piet Rogie will tell you the key elements of a good choreography. Piet Rogie is a dancer, choreographer and visual/fine artist, working in Rotterdam since 1979. He has won various prizes and have made more than 70 plays in theaters and academies.
Workshop How to promote myself as a dancer (by Mahasin Tanyaui)
Become aware of your own individual skills. Use this to give you confidence during pr and acquisition. Become a professional dancer who also gets what she wants. Step by step Mahasin Tanyaui, founder of Dreamers Inc. will show you the world of marketing, sales and PR. Dance yourself to the top!
The workshops costs €8,00 per person and there is limited space available, so get your tickets online now.
Mommy and Daughter Belly Dance Workshops
Saturday 21, 28 May and 11 June @ STROOM Rotterdam
(photo on the right by Eveline van Egdom)
Come and shimmy together with your child! Join one of the Mommy & Daughter Belly dance workshop or join all three of them. Suitable for children from 4 -12 years old, together with their mommy, auntie or grandma - no age limit!
Whole Serie: €60,00
The price is include both the adult and a child, and a drink and a snack for both at the end of each workshop.
Location: STROOM Hotel & Restaurant (Multimediazaal)
Lloydstraat 1, 3024 EA, Rotterdam