Fiesta Flamenca 2022Fiesta Flamenca

Escuela de Baile presents Fiesta Flamenca, an evening of energy, fire and emotion from professional artists and students with one shared passion… Flamenco! With guest artists from Spain and a cast of over 100 dancers.

Date: Sun 10 July 2022 @ 7:30pm
Venue: Hackney Empire

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Sunday Night Flamenco at Bar Gansa

Escuela de Baile has a series showcasing their students and local professionals at this wonderful tapas bar in the heart of Camden. No entrance fee. Starts at 8pm.

Bar Gansa
2 Inverness Street
Camden, London

Tel: 020 7267 8909  
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***Escuela de Baile students get 25% off their food! Simply book a table on their website and add the code Flamenco25 to the reservation.


Dancer Profiles

Alba Heredia Villalobos

Alba Heredia Villalobos

Alba Heredia Villalobos has been dancing since she was born! Her father is guitarist Tito Heredia and her mother is singer Jasmine Villalobos. A talented, gifted young dancer who has studied at La Escuela de Baile and Centro de Baile in Jerez with Spain’s top teachers: Manuel Liñan, Rafaela Carrasco, Olga Pericet, Javier Latorre and many more. Alba has performed on stage as a soloist both in Jerez and in London and most recently her footwork can be heard for the musical scores of the Young Vic Theatre production of ‘Blood Wedding’.

Araceli Garcia 

Araceli Garcia

Born in Cartagena (Murcia), Araceli has studied classical ballet and contemporary dance as well as Flamenco. Her experience working as a choreographer, dance teacher and dancer for a variety of companies across the UK has helped her develop her stagecraft and interaction with audiences. Get yourself down to Bar Gansa this Sunday and have an authentic flamenco evening with great tapas too!!!

Ariane Illueca

A beautiful passionate dancer full of energy and style.  Ariane studied flamenco in Jerez and has performed all over the world, presently teaching for Escuela de Baile and performing in London.

Francesco “El Halcón” Bucchi

Francesco is originally from Italy with 19 years of experience in Flamenco and modern dance. He has studied extensively in Madrid and performed with companies in Spain. Although he is based in London, his professional career has taken him to Japan, Brazil, Algeria and all across Europe

Jesus Olmedo

Jesus began his dance studies at the early age of 7, attending the Royal Conservatory of Madrid and studied under the direct tuition of Rafael de Cordoba for 6 years. Since leaving the Conservatory in 2004, Jesus has received a number of flamenco dance awards and toured every inch of Spain and beyond to London, Dubai, Dublin, and Australia.

Lourdes Fernandez

Lourdes Fernandez

Mel Dia

Mel Dia

A very inspirational dancer, full of flamenco passion and fire.  Mel always leaves her audience full of energy and inspiration.

Nanako Aramaki

Nanako Aramaki - flamenco dancer in London

Nanako is a Japanese-Canadian flamenco dancer, instructor, and choreographer based in London. She is part of the Flamenco Rosario Dance Company in Canada and has several groups that she performs with in Germany and the UK. She recently presented her contemporary show “Obliqueffect” at the 2019 London Flamenco Festival. Her dance career thus far has led her to teach in Canada, Germany, England, Scotland, Denmark and Kenya, and perform on four continents.

Sam Quy

Sam Quy

A beautiful heart felt dancer with passion and energy.  She has worked in flamenco all her life and has appeared in theatres all over the world.