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Tania Tandias Flamenco & Spanish Dance

Tania Tandias Flamenco & Spanish Dance Company is based in Madison, WI and specializes in dance forms from Spain, including both flamenco and classical Spanish styles. As a company, Tania Tandias Flamenco & Spanish Dance has performed at many theaters, festivals and schools around the state, including the Madison Opera’s Carmen and La Traviata, the Madison Area Dance Festival, The Overture Center’s International Festival and Musical Memories series, Art Fair on the Square, WI Conservatory of Music, and with Kanopy Dance Company.

This Season

Current Class Listings

Flamenco Dance Classes - starts 1/8/18


Classes are held at Kanopy Dance Studio, 341 State St. 2nd Floor above the GAP, Madison, Wisconsin, unless noted otherwise.
Call Tania at (608) 250-0369 to register or for more information. Please visit Tania's website at

All classes will include instruction in flamenco dance technique, which includes footwork, arm and hand work, rhythmic hand-clapping and turns.

Classes are open to both women and men. Partners are not necessary. Dancers 12 years of age and up welcome in the general classes.


Payment schedules can be negotiated. Refunds will only be given up to the second week of classes.

A limited number of merit-based scholarships are available through the Jennifer Schmitz Memorial Scholarship fund. Auditions are held twice yearly. Please inquire if interested.

If you are a new student mid-session, classes can be prorated for the remaining time left.

To register, please contact Tania Tandias via email,, phone, (608) 250-0369 or by web at If interested in paying with PayPal, please contact Tania. Make checks out to Tania Tandias and send to 1128 Chandler St., Madison, WI 53715.

Beginning Class- tangos/bulerías
Students will learn the basics of the "baile flamenco", which include footwork, arm & handwork, and turns. Besides technique a choreography and combinations for tangos & bulerías will also be taught.
Thursday, 6:00-7:00 pm, Jan 11-March 22, 2018
Fee: $149, 11 classes

Advanced Beginning Class – Continuing guajiras
*Intro to flamenco dance required.
In this class, students will continue to build their knowledge of flamenco dance through more challenging technique exercises. Choreography and fan technique for the Cuban-inspired guajiras will also be taught.
Thursday, 7:00-8:15 pm, Jan 11-March 22, 2018
Fee: $165, 11 classes

Ongoing Intermediate Class
Monday, 5:30-7:00 pm, Jan 8-March 19, 2018
Fee: $149, (11 classes, 9 paid)

*Intermediate Class with company rehearsal
By invitation only
Monday, 5:30-8:00 pm, Jan 8-March 19, 2018
Fee: $180, (11 classes, 9 paid)

Castanet Class- Continuing el vito
In this class, students will learn basic castanet technique, rhythms, and exercises, plus focus on adding castanets to the traditional dance el vito.
Sunday, 9:30-10:30am, Jan 14-March 18, 2018, no class March 11.
Fee: $95, (9 classes, 7 paid)

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