- Workshop 1: tbc
- Workshop 2: tbc
- Workshop 3: tbc
- Cost: £35
- Advanced booking and payment required
Monica Romero was born in Buenos Aires, the daughter of famous artist Estela Raval and singer and musician Ricardo Romero. She studied jazz and modern dance, studying and performing with prestigious choreographers and dancers such as Nuri Cid, Beatriz and Victor Ferrari and Moira Chapman. In 1984 she reached a turning point in her career when she met Omar Ocampo. They married and established 'Los Ocampo.'
Omar Ocampo was born in Entre Rios and started his professional dance career at an early age, dancing with the Ballet Folklorico Nacional of Santiago Ayala, 'El Chucaro' and Norma Viola for 11 years. Omar Ocampo is the best folk dancer of Argentina and is a judge of the 'Danzas Argentinas Competition.'
They've been travelling together performing the tango around the world since 1988 notably with the Tango Pasion company.
New Burley Club, Burley Hill Drive, Leeds LS4 2SZ
The New Burley Club is located west of Leeds City Centre, between Kirkstall and Headingley. It has a large dance floor, a bar, and ample parking.
Exit at junction 2 (not 2A) and take the A643 towards the city centre (sign-posts for Wetherby, Harrogate and York). At Armley Giratory, take the 3rd exit sign-posted City Centre. Then follow the signs for the airport - they will lead you onto Kirkstall road.
Driving from the city centre on Kirkstall road, pass under the viaduct, and continue for about a mile. Turn right at the traffic lights immediately after the Ready Steady Store warehouse onto Burley Wood Mount. Continue onto to Burley Hill Drive.