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Grupo América

Discipline: Dance
Homebase: Coquitlam
Languages: English, Spanish, French

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!


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

Performances & Workshops

Afro-Latin America

Grade Suitability: K - 12
Duration: 60 mins.
Capacity: 1000+
Tech Requirements: electrical outlet,roll away white board, change rooms
Fee Range: $545 - $1195 (Includes ArtStarts' fee. Additional fees apply for remote districts.)

Lower Mainland
$950.00
Fraser Valley & Howe Sound
$1,050.00
Vancouver Island Lower
$1,150.00
Vancouver Island Mid
$1,150.00
Vancouver Island North
$1,150.00
Interior
$1,150.00
North
$1,150.00
Remote
$1,150.00
Kootenays
$1,150.00
Virtual
$500.00

Afro-Latin Dances promotes all the dances that have an African origin from Latin America.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

Grade Suitability: K - 12
Duration: 60 mins.
Capacity: 600+ students
Tech Requirements: electrical outlets, small table or desk, change area near by, roll away white board
Fee Range: $545-$1195 (Includes ArtStarts' fee. Additional fees apply for remote districts.)

Lower Mainland
$950.00
Fraser Valley & Howe Sound
$1,050.00
Vancouver Island Lower
$1,150.00
Vancouver Island Mid
$1,150.00
Vancouver Island North
$1,150.00
Interior
$1,150.00
North
$1,150.00
Remote
$1,150.00
Kootenays
$1,150.00
Virtual
$500.00

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, Argentina and El Salvador can also be used.

Latin Fiesta Workshops

Grade Suitability: K-12
Duration: 1 day to 1 week
Capacity: 1000+
Tech Requirements: electrical outlets
Fee Range: $345-$745 per day (Includes ArtStarts' fee. Additional fees apply for remote districts.)

Lower Mainland
$500.00
Fraser Valley & Howe Sound
$600.00
Vancouver Island Lower
$700.00
Vancouver Island Mid
$700.00
Vancouver Island North
$700.00
Interior
$700.00
North
$700.00
Remote
$700.00
Kootenays
$700.00
Virtual
$300.00

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 24 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.

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