Ook’ot International Dance Festival offers rigorous training for dedicated students and professionals within a supportive community of high calibre artists from around the world.

Where: Kankabal, Izamal, Mexico- 1.5 hours from Merida international airport.

When: January 6-14, 2020

Deadline for applications: October 10, 2019

The festival is curated and founded by the internationally travelled DANCE MONKS, Rodrigo Esteva (Mexico City) and Mirah Moriarty (San Francisco). Ook’ot is located at Kankabal, a beautifully converted hacienda on the outskirts of the ancient town of Izamal, México- only 1.5 hours from Merida International Airport, Yucatán.

8:30 am Breakfast
10 am Find Your Voice with Rodrigo Esteva & Mirah Moriarty [San Francisco/Mexico City]
11:30 am Anti-Gravity: Contemporary Technique with Evangelos Poulinas [Berlin/Greece]
1 pm Experimental Flamenco with Erika Suarez [Xalapa]
2:30 pm Lunch break
4 pm Orixas of the Afro-Caribbean Diaspora with Yanique Hume [Jamaica]
5:30 pm Survival Skills for the Stage with Mijail Rojas [Cuba/Xalapa]
7 pm Dinner
Fri/Sat evening Conversations with the Artists and Films
SUNDAY Day of Rest/ Swimming or Optional Excursion to the renowned Chichen Itza

DATES: January 6-14 (Arrival on Jan. 5; Departure on January 15)

COST: $900 USD includes: 5 daily classes with renowned faculty, shared housing on site, chef-cooked meals, transport to/from airport and access to the beautiful grounds and swimming pool

SCHOLARSHIPS: Applications for limited Merit-based & Work-Trade Scholarships are available for those in need.

Only 40 Students will be accepted.

How to apply: Application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdbZlyDsQryNPTOtXwv6JlCYW3pSZcB-YVd_m–qTuq9aqrww/viewform

Contact details: dancemonks@dancemonks.com

For further information, please visit http://www.dancemonks.com/festival

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