La Damasquina Flamenco
In 2000, Jamie saw a show at Cafe de Chinitas, and was mesmerized by dancer La Pepa Carrasco. In 2002, Jamie saw La Pepa perform again with Compania Juan Maya Andres. Seeing La Pepa dance again inspired and reinforced Jamie's love and desire to learn the art of flamenco.
Jamie began her journey into flamenco dance in 2001, studying with Melisa Tomas, and Sara Candela. In 2004, she moved to New York City, and studied with international flamenco artist Andrea DelConte, and Glenda Sol. Jamie moved back to her native Boston in 2007.
Jamie is certified to teach Flamenco in the classroom for K-12 via Carlota Santana Flamenco Vivo in New York City, NY. Flamenco Vivo sponsors Project Ole!, which brings Flamenco education to schools throughout the United States [www.flamenco-vivo.org] Jamie utilizes music, dance, multimedia and story books to educate the audience about the incredible and fascinating art of Flamenco.
Jamie has studied with the following flamenco artists: