Yeni Molinet Afro Cuban, Timba, Reggaeton and Ladies Styling workshop in Londo UK in November 2018

Yeni Molinet Afro Cuban, Timba, Reggaeton and Ladies Styling workshop in London UK in November 2018

She began her artistic career when she was 5 years old in children dance courses at the “Casa de la Cultura” of Placetas – Villa Clara (Cuba). In 1999 she successfully passed the aptitude test for the
 “Escuela Profesional de Arte Samuel Feijoo” of Santa Clara (Cuba), the only professional school of folk dances in Cuba.

In 2002 she completed her studies obtaining the graduation of “professional dancer and teacher of folk dances” with the maximum evaluation. In the same year Yeni auditioned for the Conjunto Folklorico Nacional de Cuba and received the highest scores thus finding herself amongst the only three females selected and she was incorporated in the main  corps de ballet of the prestigious dance Company.

In the 2003 she participated in the repeated execution of the choreography “Oriki to Obatala”with the participation of the famous cuban folk singer Lazaro Ros. From 2003 she regularly began to participate at the “Sabado de la Rumba”, at all the national tour of the company and all the events that took place at major theaters (Gran Teatro de La Habana – Karl Marx – Garcia Lorca – Teatro America etc …) or scenarios of the country, often with the presence of the cuban President Fidel Castro and his international guests.

Always like first level dancer, in the following years she continued the specialization and participation in the choreography:  Obatereo; Ciclo Yoruba “Yemayà”; Musica popular “Mambo y Descarga” (Salsa Cubana); Danza de las Canastas “Ochun”; Danza de los Apalencados “Bailes Congos”; Yoruba “Iyesa”; Tumba Francesa; Oya de 9; Dahomeño; Rumba y Comparsa,  under the masters’s guidance of:

– Santiago Alfonso (teacher, choreographer and former director of the “Cabaret Tropicana de La Habana”)
– Domingo Pau 
(founder, teacher and choreographer in the “Conjunto Folklorico Nacional”)
– Rogelio Martinez Furè
 (founder and professor in the “Conjunto Folklorico Nacional”)
– Manolo Micler 
(director, teacher and choreographer in the “Conjunto Folklorico Nacional”)
– Zenaida Almentero 
(singer diva international of Folklore Cubano)
and others…

In the 2004, following her professional career in the “Conjunto Folklorico Nacional de Cuba”, she also became the selector judge in theEscuela de Variedades y Espetaculos Nacional” in the specialty of “Folklore”. In the 2006 she got the first level as “dancer and teacher specialized in folk dances” on the national  of artistic dance“.

In following years she participated in the international tours of “Conjunto Folklorico Nacional de Cuba” in Ecuador end Mexico, where she participated like protagonist in all of the company’s female choreographies with great hit. All that years spent in “Conjunto Folklorico Nacional de Cuba” allowed Yeni Molinet to take a great domain and  teaching methodology  of the various cuban folk dances, ranging from Danzon, Son, Tumba Franceza, Mambo, Cha cha cha, through Rumba (Yambu, Guaguancò, Columbia), Comparsa, to Congo dances (Palo, Makuta, Yuca) and of course Casino (Salsa cubana), Reggaeton and others…

In September 2007 she moved to Udine (Italy), where she graduated to “Master of Caribbean Dance ” – “Gold”, the highest level of  the italian federation of dance FIDS/CONI  and she founded her dance school “Yeni Molinet y su Danza Estelar”. She is Member N° 13667 of International Dance Council (CID) – U.N.E.S.C.O.

Yeni Molinet comes to London UK to share her wealth of knowledge and experience in Afro Cuban, Timba, Reggaeton and Ladies Styling workshop in November 2018 remember to book your e-tickets via the events page on our website.

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