Melissa Corpus is a Dancer, Teacher and Choreographer in Austin, Texas. Since 2010, she has been teaching "Samba no pé," focusing on footwork, technique, and the joy of the Brazilian spirit. Melissa has worked with Austin Samba, the largest samba school in the United States, as a choreographer, director, and principal dancer. She has traveled to Brazil and throughout the United States to study Samba. She has taught at the International Samba Congress in Los Angeles. Melissa has paraded in Rio de Janeiro with the legendary G.R.E.S. Estação Primeira de Mangueira. In 2016 Melissa founded, MeliSamba, a professional performance entertainment company.
Samba Performance Workshop (Performance Opportunity)
This performance workshop is about showcasing the fun and joy that Samba brings through a high-energy show! This class is great for beginners & all levels, something for everyone! We will use some of our time to focus on the Samba foundational steps and learn a choreography that will bring the spirit of Carnaval to the stage!