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Janete Silva

Janete Silva

JANETE SILVA has studied dance since childhood and performed with various acclaimed local and international companies such as Dance Brazil (New York), Bale Folclórico da Bahia (Brazil), Bahia Brazil (Los Angeles), Orquestra Popular da Bahia (Brazil), and Freddiek Bratcher and Company (Miami), to name a few. Her professional training includes Afro-Brazilian Dance, Ballet, Modern, Silvestre Technique, Capoeira, and Samba. Silva has appeared as a dancer on star singer Ivete Sangalo’s recent DVD. Website:

Adult Classes

Beginner Afro-Brazilian

Teacher and schedule subject to change. For up-to-the-minute information see the adult class schedule.