Teen & Adult Summer Programming
evening class card: (ages 14+)
Teens and adults need summertime fun just as much as children, but vacation trips and work surprises can make it difficult to sign up for classes that require attendance week after week. Enter the Summer Evening Class Card, which gives you the flexibility to select the classes that best fit your summer plans. The choice is yours - explore one class or feel free to try a different class each week!
June 11-August 10: *No Class the Week of July 2-6*
$75 for Four Classes OR $140 for Eight Classes
Wednesdays: June 13- August 8
Int./Adv. Modern Technique 6:30-8:00pm
Thursday Sampler 6:30-7:30pm
- African Dance - June 14, 21, 28
- Intermediate Ballet - July 12,19
- Hip Hop - July 26, August 2, 9
Mondays: June 11- August 6
Intermediate Modern Technique: 6:30-8:00pm
Tuesday Sampler 6:30-7:30pm
- Beginning Modern Technique- June 12, 19, 26
- Yoga - July 10, 17
- World Dance - July 24, 31 and August 7
evening Class Descriptions:
Intermediate Modern Technique, Mondays, 6:30-8:00pm
Students with a thorough grounding in modern dance work are invited to solidify their execution of technique and understanding of dance theory. Classes may include improvisation and composition in order to foster students’ growth into well-rounded dancers who have both strong technique and individual style. Limit: 18 students *At least two years of experience required. Instructors will include: Jessi Tilden, Steven James Rodriguez, Natalie Morton, Michael Haney, Glenda Mackie, Renay Aumiller, Michelle Pearson.
Tuesday Sampler 6:30-7:30pm: Beginner levels welcome!
Beginning Modern Technique (June 12, 19, 26): A unique opportunity for beginning dance students to experience physicality in a thoughtful and fun environment. This introduction to modern technique will focus on the basic fundamentals and vocabulary of modern dance. Students will also increase their flexibility, muscle tone, short term memory, imagination and an awareness of how the body can move in the safest and most efficient manner. No experience required.
Instructor: Betsy Ward-Hutchinson
Yoga (July 10, 17): This Vinyasa yoga class will improve your physical and mental well-being. We will focus on increased body awareness while cultivating flexibility, strength and balance. Breath work and meditation make this an excellent class for those wishing to exercise body, mind and spirit. Suitable for all levels.
Instructor: Glenda Mackie
World Dance (July 24, 31, August 7): Dance is a portal to a culture and its people. This class will take students on a geographical and historical journey of dance, through cultures and landscapes as near as NYC Bronx and as far as Mumbai. Join Diandra Jones in honoring and studying the nuances of West African cultural and contemporary dance, Caribbean Soca, old school NYC Hip Hop, Indian Bhangra, Hawaiian Hula, Brazilian Samba, Irish Step, Spanish Flamenco, and Middle Eastern Belly Dance. Prepare to wine your waist, move and groove, shimmy and shake to rhythms from around the world. No experience required.Instructor: Diandra Jones
Intermediate/Advanced Modern Technique, Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00pm
This class was designed for students with a solid command of modern dance vocabulary. Technique is refined as students master increasingly difficult dance combinations and exercises. Using a collaborative structure, emphasis is placed on improvisation to increase students’ creative abilities. Limit:18 students *At least 4 years of experience required. Instructors: Jessi Tilden, Glenda Mackie, Natalie Morton, Michael Haney, Rachel Mehaffey, Renay Aumiller.
Thursday Sampler 6:30-7:30pm
West African (June 14, 21, 28): In this introduction class to West African dance, students will learn the basic steps in several cultural dances beginning with a thorough warm up, sequencing, and across the floor movements. With emphasis on musicality and rhythm, this class is sure to get your heart pumping and body moving. Instructor: Diandra Jones
Intermediate Ballet (July 12, 19): Students will continue their training in vocabulary, positions, and traditional steps. Students will be challenged in both sequencing and difficulty of movement positions. Physical alignment, balance, strength, flexibility and control within a tension free body will be emphasized. 2 years of previous ballet experience required. Instructor: Steven James Rodriguez Valez
Hip Hop (July 26, August 2 & 9): In this Beginning Hip Hop class, students will relieve stress and condition the body while aerobically dancing in a safe and supportive environment! A consistent weekly warmup will isolate and strengthen different muscle groups while working out to upbeat music. Students will learn stylized, rhythmic and coordinated hip hop moves and then put them all together in a combination to a current hip hop hit! Instructor: Carter Crew
Teen Modern Intensive Workshop (Age 11-13)
August 6-10 5:00-6:30pm Tuition: $120 EARLY BIRD SPECIAL EXTENDED: Save 10% off tuition price through March 7
This week-long intensive will focus on providing serious dancers with strong training in modern technique, partnering, improvisation and choreography. Students will be challenged in a fun and supportive atmosphere as technical ability and creativity are emphasized equally. *Two years of dance experience required.
TWEEN DANCE SAMPLER AGES (10-12)
July 9, 16, 23 & 30 Mondays, 5:30-6:30pm Tuition: $75 EARLY BIRD SPECIAL EXTENDED: Save 10% off tuition price through March 7
During four Mondays in July dancers will experience four different dance genres. Dancers will be introduced to Ballet, Modern, Yoga and Hip Hop throughout the four weeks. This sampler class would be great for beginner dancers or for those who have not had any dance experience before. Instructors: Kathryn Auman and Glenda Mackie
July 9, Ballet, Kathryn Auman
July 16, Modern, Glenda Mackie
July 23, Yoga, Glenda Mackie
July 30, Hip Hop, Kathryn Auman