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Grupo América

Discipline: Dance
Homebase: Coquitlam
Languages: English, Spanish, French
Grant Eligibility: Eligible for 70% AIE

Grupo América exploded onto the Canadian arts scene 24 years ago. This Vancouver-based dance troupe has been dazzling international audiences with their spectacular Latin Dance show, we have NEW routines from Panama, Puerto Rico, Canada, and Dominican Republic! Grupo América pushes stylistic boundaries by presenting a potpourri of dances, combining "sizzling" modern routines with beautiful traditional numbers. Their multitude of striking costumes sets them apart from any dance company you have ever seen, and you will be treated to a visual explosion of colour and glamour!


Performance(s)

Afro-Latin America

School Year: 22-23
Discipline: Dance
Offered Languages: English, Spanish, French
Grade Suitability: K - 12
Duration: 60 mins.
Capacity: 1000
Tech Requirements: electrical outlet,roll away white board, change rooms
Available Formats: In Person, Virtual

Lower Mainland
$995
Fraser Valley & Howe Sound
$1,095
Vancouver Island Lower
$1,195
Vancouver Island Mid
$1,195
Vancouver Island North
$1,195
Interior
$1,195
North
$1,195
Remote
$1,195
Kootenays
$1,195
Virtual
$545

Afro-Latin Dances promotes all the dances that have an African origin from Latin America. Show includes a team of 8, 6 dancers, MC, & sound. The narrator tells how the African people were brought to the the Americas and all the fabulous music and dances they created. From Salsa, Samba, Cumbia, Tango, Merengue, Bachata and more!!! A colourful history that created the most popular music in the Americas performed with 6 dancers. Great show for Black Lives Matter, and Black History Month in February. Countries that we present in show are; Colombia, Brazil, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, and Mexico.

Las Americas

School Year: 22-23
Discipline: Dance
Offered Languages: English, Spanish, French
Grade Suitability: K - 12
Duration: 60 mins.
Capacity: 600
Tech Requirements: electrical outlets, small table or desk, change area near by, roll away white board
Available Formats: In Person, Virtual

Lower Mainland
$995
Fraser Valley & Howe Sound
$1,095
Vancouver Island Lower
$1,195
Vancouver Island Mid
$1,195
Vancouver Island North
$1,195
Interior
$1,195
North
$1,195
Remote
$1,195
Kootenays
$1,195
Virtual
$545

Showcasing dances from the Americas. This program shows the 3 main influences in dances from the Americas; Spanish, Native & African. Showing dances from pre-Colombian era to present day. A brief explanation of each dance is given, to highlight what each dance means and its history. At the end a short dance competition is included. Dances included in this program come from; Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Spain, Dominican Republic and Cuba. Other dances from countries such as Peru, Panama, Puerto Rico, Chile, and Argentina. Show includes 6 dancers, MC & sound tech.

Workshop(s)

Latin Fiesta Workshops

School Year: 22-23
Discipline: Dance
Offered Languages: English, Spanish, French
Grade Suitability: K - 12
Duration: 1 day to 1 week
Capacity: 1000
Tech Requirements: electrical outlets
Available Formats: In Person, Virtual

Lower Mainland
$545
Fraser Valley & Howe Sound
$645
Vancouver Island Lower
$745
Vancouver Island Mid
$745
Vancouver Island North
$745
Interior
$745
North
$745
Remote
$745
Kootenays
$745
Virtual
$345

Teaching kids dances from Latin America. Whether it is a one day workshop or week long residency. We have a lot of experience teaching kids, as we have a Latin dance school in Burnaby for last 25 years. We can teach a variety of dances such as Merengue, Cumbia, Salsa, Mambo, ChaChaCha, Bachata and more!!! Combining the best Latin music, a fun filled production kids will never forget. Two instructors who will teach the steps but also the history, a fun educational show, and presentation for the parents and teachers at the end.

Classroom Residency(ies)

Contact Me: 604-785-9408, Email, Web

Latin Explosion Residency

School Year: 22-23

Showcasing the most popular dances in Latin America. Fun for the whole school to learn about different Latin cultures through dance and the stories each dance tell. We will organize a an entire show with Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Mambo, ChaCha, Reggaetón, Cumbia, Samba and more! All easy child friendly dances created especially for them.


Testimonials & Reviews

"Grupo America is an excellent provider of dance and performance opportunities for all children in schools. Their workshops and residencies are supremely colourful and fun." Damon Bradley Jang, Teacher
"We were very pleased with the performance. Feedback from students was very positive. The dances were high-energy and there was a nice cultural learning component given the range of dances from different Latin-American countries." Robert Warren School
"They delivered a very colourful and energetic performance in addition to the educational information provided with each dance." St Alphonsus Elementary

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