Rubén Sánchez masterclasses

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Rubén Sánchez masterclasses

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We are privileged to welcome brilliant Spanish tap dancer Rubén Sánchez García who will be teaching workshops in London for the first time! Rubén is a tap soloist with Rachid Ourandame's Contemporary Dance Company, and Cambuyon Dance Company. His brand Ruben Sanchez Dancewear sponsors tap festivals around the world, and he has taught at high-profile festivals including Tap On Barcelona.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to take a class with him. And, of course, he'll be appearing at the Sunday evening London Tap Jam!

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Class schedule

  • Saturday 29th October 4pm-5:30pm - Beginners
  • Sunday 30th October 2pm-3:30pm - Intermediate/advanced technique and choreography
  • Sunday 30th October 3:30pm-5pm - Improvisation and musicality

All classes are in Studio 6 at Pineapple Dance Studios near Covent Garden tube. Classes are £20 each if you book in advance until 23rd October, and £25 each after that or on the door. Places are limited, so book soon!

About Rubén Sánchez

Rubén was born in lleida in 1978. He started learning dance aged just six, and turned quickly to his preferred dance, tap. He has studied with masters including Guillem Alonso, Jason Samuels Smith, Max Pollack, Josh Hilberman, Derick Grant, Ted Levi, Leela Petronio, Sharon Lavi and Barbara Duffy. 

From 2001 to 2007 he joined the tap and African drums company Camut Band as a soloist, touring Europe with the shows Life is Rhythm, Walking with Rhythm and Big Drums. In 2002 he became involved in Tapeplas dance company's new creation, the show BoomBach directed by Sharon Lavi. He was invited by the NYC Tap Festival in 2003 and 2006 to dance in their Tap Forward show which celebrates new tap artists, and performed with Tapeplas at Lane Alexander's Chicago Human Rhythm Project in 2003.

From April 2007, Rubén has been teaching tap at well-known events around the globe including Tap On Barcelona (SP), Montpellier Tap Festival (FR), Taptastic Tap Festival (GR), Tap United (USA), No Feet Tap Festival (Check Rep.). In March 2011 he started working for Rachid Ourandame's Contemporary Dance Company in France on the show Sfumato as a tap dance soloist touring all around the world.

In 2011 he launched Ruben Sanchez Dancewear, the official sponsor of the Sfumato show, Tap On Barcelona, Vancouver International Tap Festival, Hong Kong Tap Festival and several other festivals. Ruben Sanchez Dancewear is also the official sponsor of the renowned tap dancer Jason Janas.

 

Today, Rubén continues to perform as a tap dance soloist at Rachid Ourandame's Contemporary Dance Company and Cambuyon Dance Company. He teaches at festivals all around the world.