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Kizomba Semba Bootcamp with Horácio João & Kimberly Nicole



​We are back at it with another KizombaRDU Bootcamp for the Raleigh/Durham area. This time we are celebrating Kizomba RDU Dance Company 5 years of spreading Kizomba & Semba in the Raleigh/Durham area with a Bootcamp and social dancing at KizombaRDU 5th Year Anniversary Soiree feat Oscar BA. Last time was packed! Join in on the fun


Kizomba Semba Bootcamp

Semba & Kizomba are partnered dances heating things up on the dance floor! With origins from Angola (Africa), these dances are focused on the connection between you, your partner and the music. We’ve covered Kizomba, now it’s time to add Semba dance and music into the mix!


Whether you want to learn Kizomba or Semba for the first time or improve what you've already learned, this progressive bootcamp will focus on foundations, proper technique and body movements for dancing Kizomba and Semba, and fun combinations to enhance your social dancing!


All levels welcomed. No partner required to register as we rotate throughout class giving everyone a chance to dance.



Bootcamp Schedule at Triangle Dance Studio | 2603 S. Miami Blvd, Durham, NC

3:00pm - 4:30pm: Kizomba

4:30pm - 6:00pm: Semba


Join us at night for social dancing

10:00pm - 2:00am 5 Year Anniversary Soiree feat Oscar BA at Will's Bistro | 5400 S. Miami Blvd, Durham, NC




$55 Full Pass - Bootcamp + 5th Anniversary Soiree feat Oscar BA

$45 Bootcamp only (advance)

$15 Social only


Instructor: Horacio Joao + Kimberly Nicole


About Horácio João


Born and raised in Luanda, Angola, Horácio João is a talented dancer and teacher with vast knowledge of Kizomba and Semba dances. He is one of the leaders and members of Os Tukina Dance Company - one of the best in Angola! As a longtime member of Os Tukina, Horácio has become an Ambassador to Angolan Culture by providing dance instruction throughout the country, performing at cultural events and weddings, as well as making frequent television appearances on Angolan television stations TPA 1, TV Zimbo and ZAP Viva/Viva Tarde. He also participated in the Concurso Nacional Dança Kizomba/Semba in 2016, 2017, 2018 and placed well each year.


About Kimberly Nicole



Kimberly Nicole is the founder and Director of Kizomba RDU Dance Company, based out of Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina, and has been instrumental in growth of the Kizomba dance scene across the Carolinas. She was first introduced to Kizomba in 2012 while attending a festival in Toronto. Since then she has traveled extensively to learn and train from some of the best Kizomba and Semba instructors from around the world, most recently training in Angola. Kimberly Nicole is known for sharing her knowledge and passion of sensual body movements in a fun and enjoyable way. She has taught Kizomba, Tarraxinha and Ginga/Body Movement workshops in some of the best Latin and Kizomba Dance festivals in cities across North America including Atlanta, Charlotte, Houston, Myrtle Beach, Orlando, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto and Washington DC to name a few. She teaches weekly classes, holds monthly socials and host events with visiting instructors in the Raleigh/Durham area.



5th Anniversary Soiree ft DJ Oscar BA

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