Kizomba Semba Weekender Featuring Oscar B.A.
February 28 - March 1, 2015
Oscar B.A. "The Kizomba Ambassador" (Washington, DC/Kenya) will be in the Raleigh/Durham area Feb 28th - March 1st for a 2-Day event you don't want to miss!
Join Kizomba RDU as we bring Oscar B.A. back to the area for a weekend of Kizomba and introducing the fun and energetic dance of Semba!
Saturday, Feb 28th | 2pm - 5pm | Studio 5
Recommended for Beginners to Intermediate Levels
Session 1: Mens Leading Technique & Skills (Males only)
Session 2: Kizomba Partner Work I
Session 3: Intro to Semba
Saturday, Feb 28th | KIZ FEVER III | Upstairs Studio
Join us as Oscar is on the 1s and 2s playing the best of Kizomba, Tarraxinha, Zouk, Kompa, Semba, Afro House, Salsa Romantica, Bachata and more!
Time: 9:00pm - 2:00am
Kizomba Lesson with Kizomba RDU at 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Social dancing from 10:00pm - 2:00am
Sunday, March 1st | 1pm - 4pm | Downstairs Studio
Recommended for Advance Beginners to Intermediate Levels
Session 1: Ladies Styling & Ginga (Females only)
Session 2: Kizomba Partner Work II
Session 3: Semba Foundations
** No partner necessary
** No experience required
** All levels welcome
Note: Salsa/Ballroom shoes are not required. Wear comfortable shoes that do not grip the floor. Sneakers are not recommended for this workshop.
About Oscar b.a
Kenyan born and raised, Oscar is one of the pioneer ambassadors of Kizomba in the US. Currently based in the Washington, DC area, Oscar has taught Kizomba workshops at some of the biggest Latin Dance festivals including the DC Bachata Festival, Flirt Seattle, Reno Winter Bachata Festival, and San Francisco International Bachata Festival. He has been invited to run Kizomba boot camps by dance companies in Los Angeles, CA, Seattle WA, Reno, NV and more. Oscar currently teaches the longest running Kizomba dance classes in the DC, MD and VA Metropolitan area.
With roots in African dance, hip hop and Latin movement, Oscar founded the premier dance company “Ollovar!” in his native home, Kenya, and went on to revolutionize arts and entertainment not only in Kenya, but in the surrounding region of east and central Africa. In the US he added to his repertoire American style ballroom, and rhythm and Latin dances.
Oscar's early fascination with dance has grown into a career that sees him firmly established as a sought after nonpareil dance instructor. Oscar’s career spans over 16 years of dancing, choreographing and instructing several dance disciplines. From the bolero and Viennese waltz to traditional African dance and the hustle, from hip hop choreography and bachata to merengue and Kizomba, Oscar B.A. is a master dancer, teacher, choreographer and performer.