Thursday Night Cuban Salsa Lessons

Cuban Salsa Lessons

José Navarrete
Aug 15, 2013 to Sep 5, 2013
in the center gallery
Grab your dancing shoes

Learn Cuban Salsa with artist and dancer José Navarrete of the NAKA Dance Theatre. Dancing will be in the center gallery on Thursday nights for four weeks in August and September.

Thursday August 15th, 7 - 8:30pm
Thursday August 22nd, 7 - 8:30pm
Thursday August 29th, 7 - 8:30pm
Thursday September 5th, 7 - 8:30pm

2555 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
Easy parking is available on 26th street
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José NavarretePhoto by Steven Sanchez

José Navarrete is a native of México City where he was first exposed to theater and dance, choreographing and performing in parks, hospitals, and children's parties as a clown and dancer. He studied dance at the National Institute of Fine Arts in México, and has a B.A. in Anthropology from UC Berkeley and M.F.A in Dance from Mills College. He has studied dance with Sara Shelton Mann, Taiko with Hiroyuki Nakagawa and Argentine Tango with Nora Dinzelbacher. In 2004, José was the recipient of a Bessie Schönberg residency at The Yard, and a Djerassi residency. José is the recipient of a CHIME Mentorship with Jess Curtis, and a CHIME Across Borders fellowship with Ralph Lemon. Navarrete has taught dance and performance to youth and adults in Mexico, and in the San Francisco Bay Area at Berkeley High School, Marin Academy, Cal State East Bay, and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. He currently teaches youth in Eastside Arts Alliance's Guerilla Performing Group.