Saturday, 11 November 2017

Flamenco Dance Workshop with Tracy Cumberbatch - Dec 1, 2017

The Edmonton Flamenco Festival is excited to announce one-day of flamenco dance workshops with Tracy Cumberbatch on our fundraiser weekend Dec 1 – 2, 2017. The weekend's events are:

Live Performance – "Flamenco at MacEwan" - Dec 1
Click here for tickets and more information. 

Our 2017 fundraiser live performance "Flamenco at MacEwan" will take place at the University of MacEwans’s brand new Betty Andrews Recital Hall on December 1st - 8:00pm.

Special guests
Tracy Cumberbatch – dancer – Calgary
David Matyas – guitarist – Calgary

Edmonton performers
Marni Benavides – singer
Irena Dumicz – singer/dancer
Jane Ogilvie – dancer

We’re excited to have the following local performers showcasing a piece by Stephanie Pedraza, taught at her Edmonton workshops this past September. Tosh Hayashi was here to teach the guitar accompaniment: Julie Trohimchuk, Jolene Yuen-Jung, Carmen Locke, Susan MacGregor, Jen Dunford, and Jim Findlay.

Flamenco Dance Workshops with Tracy Cumberbatch - Dec 2nd
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Calgary based flamenco artist Tracy Cumberbatch will be offering one day of multi-level classes in flamenco dance. Beg/Int students will have a chance to work with manton and Int/Adv students will have the chance to work with manton and bata. Some previous basic flamenco dance experience is required for the Intro level.

Proceeds from this fundraising weekend go towards supporting the Edmonton Flamenco Festival in 2018.

Saturday, 4 November 2017

Flamenco before the ESO – Nov 11, 2017

Are you an Edmonton Symphony Orchestra fan yet?

The Edmonton Flamenco Festival be in the lobby at the Winspear Centre on November 11th when the ESO presents - The Glorious Sound of Hollywood. Experience music from the golden age of Hollywood, including such classic films as Seahawk, The Wizard of Oz, Schindler's List, and The Sound of Music.

Catch a 30 min live flamenco performance in the lobby before the concert!

Wondering about the Edmonton Flamenco Festival?
Artistic Director Jane Ogilvie, Flashmob Coordinator Jen Dunford, and festival volunteers will be at our information table before the symphony and at intermission. Stop by and say hello.

Want to catch a glimpse of the festival's December fundraiser performers?
Beginning at 7:15 you can catch a 30 min live flamenco performance in the lobby before the ESO concert. Including 3 of the featured soloists Tracy Cumberbatch, David Matyas, and Irena Dumicz with a few pieces from the upcoming show as well as local flamencos: Julie Trohimchuk, Jolene Yuen-Jung, Carmen Locke, Jen Dunford, Susan MacGregor, and Jim Findlay showcasing a group piece learned at Stephanie Pedraza and Tosh Hayashi's September workshops.

Tickets are selling fast for the December 1st festival fundraiser "Flamenco at MacEwan". Don't miss your chance to see some incredible Alberta talent at MacEwan University's brand new Betty Andrews Recital Hall. Proceeds go towards supporting the April 2018 Edmonton Flamenco Festival.

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Alberta Culture Days - Sept 30

Join us in the Winspear lobby for Alberta Culture Days this Saturday September 30th where Vancouver’s Stephanie Pedraza will be giving a mini flamenco dance class from 12:10 – 12:40.

Stephanie will demonstrate some basics of flamenco dance including arm work, floreo or hand movement, rhythms and hand clapping as well as marking steps. Participants will have the chance to practice these learned elements in a short choreography. All levels and ages welcome. No experience necessary.

On Saturday, September 30th, the Winspear Centre’s main lobby will come alive with sound and colour, as they present a full day of performances and interactive workshops representing musical traditions from around the world. Performers will be presenting from Edmonton Opera, Edmonton Flamenco Festival’s guest teacher Stephanie Pedraza, Vohon Ukrainian Dance ensemble, Ballet Mexico Lindo, Sangea Academy, and more. (

photo Andy Koo

Friday, 1 September 2017

Sunday Evening Flamenco at the Yardbird - Oct. 1 2017

An intimate evening of flamenco dance, guitar, piano, and song.

Sunday, October 1st, 2017
7pm (doors at 6:30)

Yardbird Suite
11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, AB T6E 2M2
(map here)

Irena Dumicz - singer/dancer – Edmonton
Jane Ogilvie - dancer/pianist – Edmonton
Stephanie Pedraza - singer/dancer – Vancouver
Tosh Hayashi - guitarist – Calgary

Read more about the artists at this link

$25 in advance (ticket link)
$30 at the door (cash only)
general seating cash bar

All ticket sales are final.
There are no refunds except if the show is cancelled.

Sunday, 27 August 2017

Flamenco with Jane Ogilvie - Classes Fall 2017

Upcoming flamenco classes!

4 week Introduction to Flamenco Dance with Jane: Sept. 8 - 29
including a master class with guest artist Stephanie Pedraza
Early-bird registration deadline - Sept. 1

Dance/song workshops with guest Stephanie Pedraza: Sept. 29 - Oct. 1
Early-bird registration deadline - Sept. 15

Guitar workshop with guest Tosh Hayashi: Sept. 30 - Oct. 1
Early-bird registration deadline - Sept. 15

7 week fall flamenco session with Jane: Oct. 1 - Nov. 24
Early-bird registration deadline - Sept. 15

For more information visit: Flamenco with Jane Ogilvie

There you will find information about my background, teaching philosophy,  and classes.