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Adult/Teen Spring Workshops


7:00-8:15 Beginner Adult Modern Workshop – $125 for 6 week session

When: Mondays – January 8th-February 12th

Teacher: Melissa Wilhoit

Description: Take a real modern dance class with floor work and combinations. Great exercise and creative fun. Great exercise and creative fun. The goal of this class is to provide a sound foundation of modern dance skills for safe movement exploration using your whole body and mind. A few of the things we will explore are: articulation of the spine, moving to and from the floor, locomotor and non locomotor movement, and playing with gravity and suspension.



7:00-8:00 Spring 2 Tap Adult/Teen Workshop – $100 for 5 week session

When: Wednesdays – February 21st-March 27th (No class March 6th)

Teacher: Anita Feldman

Description: Beginning/ Fast Beginning Rhythm Tap
Rhythm Tap Dance is an American art form with African inspiration. The goal of these workshops is for the participants to experience the joy of tap dancing – “playing” syncopated rhythms with their feet, enjoying music, improving balance and coordination, and developing the mental ability to learn new combinations. In each class they will do a tap warm-up to learn the basic steps, and then work on a combination, while also gaining a little understanding of the rich, interesting and multi-cultural history of this exciting dance form.



7:00-8:15 Creative Movement for Adults Workshop – $125 for 6 week session

When: Mondays – February 19th-March 25th

Teacher: Susan Collard, Giles Collard & Melissa Wilhoit

Description: Join our ever popular workshop for freedom of movement expression.

Monday


4:00-5:25 Latin Jazz 5 & Junior Company Optional Class – $85month

Teacher: Justin Chaple

Description: Jazz is a fun, high-energy dance form that develops technique, rhythm and style while building strength, flexibility and body awareness. It focuses on clean lines, turns, jumps and tricks. Jazz dance includes strength, flexibility and conditioning technique and progressions including turns, kicks and leaps.


4:00-5:25 Modern 6 & Senior Company Required Class – $85month

Teacher: Melissa Wilhoit

Description: This modern dance class is informed by José Limón technique and Bartenieff Fundamentals, emphasizing the organic rhythms of fall and recovery, the play and contrast between gravity and suspension, and the use of breath and human gesture. Classes begin with a warm-up that integrates floorwork and standing center exercises, emphasizing the development of skills through correct technique, musicality, and spinal articulation. This is followed by moving across the floor with traveling sequences and the development of improvisation skills. For students with a minimum of 3 years of experience.



5:30-6:55 Latin Jazz 6, Senior Company Optional Class & Apprentice Optional Class – $85month

Teacher: Justin Chaple

Description: Jazz is a fun, high-energy dance form that develops technique, rhythm and style while building strength, flexibility and body awareness. It focuses on clean lines, turns, jumps and tricks. Jazz dance includes strength, flexibility and conditioning technique and progressions including turns, kicks and leaps.


5:30-6:55 Modern 5 & Junior Company Required Class – $85month

Teacher: Melissa Wilhoit

Description: This modern dance class is informed by José Limón technique and Bartenieff Fundamentals, emphasizing the organic rhythms of fall and recovery, the play and contrast between gravity and suspension, and the use of breath and human gesture. Classes begin with a warm-up that integrates floorwork and standing center exercises, emphasizing the development of skills through correct technique, musicality, and spinal articulation. This is followed by moving across the floor with traveling sequences and the development of improvisation skills. For students with a minimum of 2 years of experience.


7:00-8:25 Ballet 6, Senior Company Required Class & Apprentice Optional Class – $85month

Teacher: Jerri Reeves

Description: Ballet 6, Senior Ballet: A continuation on level 5 concepts as well as refining port de bra and foot articulation with more focus on center practice.

Tuesday


4:00-4:55 Aerial 1 – $75month

Teacher: Gillian Maurer

Description: This aerial silks class focuses on introductory skills on fabrics including basic climbs, locks, and supported inversions, building these skills in progressions over the course of the year. No prior silks experience needed, suggested ages 6-9. Class may be repeated as needed. Students will work towards a silks showcase at the end of spring semester and are invited to participate in group choreography as well as create their own choreographies for solos or duets.


4:00-4:55 Ballet/Modern 2 – $65month

Teacher: Ashley Fuhrmeister

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4:00-5:25 Ballet/Modern 3 – $85month

Teacher: Melissa Wilhoit

Description: This class builds upon skills learned in Ballet/Modern 2. Class is divided into 45 minutes of structured classical ballet designed to develop technique, strength, flexibility, and coordination with a focus on proper alignment and technique performed in the center and across the floor, and 45 minutes of modern dance exploring floorwork, using the breath, playing with level change, dynamics, gravity and suspension, and developing musicality and improvisation skills.


5:00-5:55 Aerial 2 – $75month

Teacher: Gillian Maurer

Description: This aerial silks class focuses on elaboration of introductory skills on fabrics, and requires some familiarity with skills such as basic climbs, locks, and supported inversions, building these skills in progressions over the course of the year to include double footlocks, unsupported inversions, and simple compound skills. Silks 1, some aerial experience or teacher approval required, suggested ages 10-12. Class may be repeated as needed. Students will work towards a silks showcase at the end of spring semester and are invited to participate in group choreography as well as create their own choreographies for solos or duets.


5:30-6:55 Fencing Adult/Teen: Foil, Saber, Epee – $85month

Teacher: Giles Collard

Description: If you need to rent fencing equipment please also register for Fencing Equipment Rental


5:30-6:30 Pre-Jr Modern – $65month

Teacher: Melissa Wilhoit

Description: This modern dance class is informed by José Limón technique and Bartenieff Fundamentals, emphasizing the organic rhythms of fall and recovery, the play and contrast between gravity and suspension, and the use of breath and human gesture. Classes begin with a warm-up that integrates floorwork and standing center exercises, emphasizing the development of skills through correct technique, musicality, and spinal articulation. This is followed by moving across the floor with traveling sequences and the development of improvisation skills. For students with 1‐2 or more years of dance experience.


6:00-7:25 Aerial 5 – $95month

Teacher: Gillian Maurer

Description: This aerial silks class works with more advanced flexibility and strength based skills involving single and double footlocks, hipkeys, compound inversion skills and unlocked skills, building these skills in progressions over the course of the year with a emphasis on sequencing, endurance and technique. Silks 3/4, some aerial experience or teacher approval required, suggested ages 12+. Students will work towards a silks showcase at the end of spring semester and are invited to participate in group choreography as well as create their own choreographies for solos or duets.


7:00-8:25 Ballet Adult & Apprentices Required Class – $85month (This class allows drop-ins at $25 per class. Register for a drop-in through the portal prior to class)

Teacher: Jerri Reeves

Description: Intermediate to advanced level technique class opened to adults with more complex barre and center work.

Wednesday


4:00-5:25 Composition 5 & Junior Company Required Class – $85month

Teacher: Melissa Wilhoit

Description: In a dance composition class, participants engage in the creative process of crafting original dance pieces. The focus is on developing choreographic skills and exploring various elements such as movement dynamics, spatial arrangements, and thematic concepts. Students learn to structure and organize movements to convey a coherent and expressive dance narrative. The class often involves experimentation with different choreographic tools, improvisation exercises, and collaborative activities. Participants receive guidance on refining their artistic vision, refining transitions, and considering the overall composition of their dance works. This class encourages individual expression, fosters a deeper understanding of choreographic principles, and provides a platform for dancers to evolve as skilled and imaginative choreographers. Students must be enrolled in a ballet or modern technique class in order to take composition.


4:00-5:25 Workshops 6, Senior Company Required Class & Apprentices Required Class – $85month

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5:30-6:55 Ballet 5 & Junior Company Required Class – $85month

Teacher: Jerri Reeves

Description: A structured classical ballet class to develop technique, strength, flexibility, and coordination with a primary focus on proper alignment and technique performed at the barre.


5:30-6:55 Composition 4 – $85month

Teacher: Melissa Wilhoit

Description: In a dance composition class, participants engage in the creative process of crafting original dance pieces. The focus is on developing choreographic skills and exploring various elements such as movement dynamics, spatial arrangements, and thematic concepts. Students learn to structure and organize movements to convey a coherent and expressive dance narrative. The class often involves experimentation with different choreographic tools, improvisation exercises, and collaborative activities. Participants receive guidance on refining their artistic vision, refining transitions, and considering the overall composition of their dance works. This class encourages individual expression, fosters a deeper understanding of choreographic principles, and provides a platform for dancers to evolve as skilled and imaginative choreographers. Students must be enrolled in a ballet or modern technique class in order to take composition.


5:30-6:55 Composition 6, Senior Company Required Class & Apprentices Required Class – $85month

Teacher: Susan Collard

Description: In a dance composition class, participants engage in the creative process of crafting original dance pieces. The focus is on developing choreographic skills and exploring various elements such as movement dynamics, spatial arrangements, and thematic concepts. Students learn to structure and organize movements to convey a coherent and expressive dance narrative. The class often involves experimentation with different choreographic tools, improvisation exercises, and collaborative activities. Participants receive guidance on refining their artistic vision, refining transitions, and considering the overall composition of their dance works. This class encourages individual expression, fosters a deeper understanding of choreographic principles, and provides a platform for dancers to evolve as skilled and imaginative choreographers. Students must be enrolled in a ballet or modern technique class in order to take composition.


7:00-7:25 Pointe 5/6, Junior Company Optional Class, Senior Company Optional Class & Apprentices Optional Class – $32month

Teacher: Jerri Reeves

Description: Pointe/pre-pointe: Students must be enrolled in 2 classical ballet classes per week. Introduction to pointe primarily focused on proper alignment, articulation, strength of the feet for pointe work. By invitation only.

Thursday


4:00-4:55 Aerial 1 – $75month

Teacher: Gillian Maurer

Description: This aerial silks class focuses on introductory skills on fabrics including basic climbs, locks, and supported inversions, building these skills in progressions over the course of the year. No prior silks experience needed, suggested ages 6-9. Class may be repeated as needed. Students will work towards a silks showcase at the end of spring semester and are invited to participate in group choreography as well as create their own choreographies for solos or duets.


4:00-4:55 Modern 4 – $65month

Teacher: Melissa Wilhoit

Description: This modern dance class is informed by José Limón technique and Bartenieff Fundamentals, emphasizing the organic rhythms of fall and recovery, the play and contrast between gravity and suspension, and the use of breath and human gesture. Classes begin with a warm-up that integrates floorwork and standing center exercises, emphasizing the development of skills through correct technique, musicality, and spinal articulation. This is followed by moving across the floor with traveling sequences and the development of improvisation skills.


5:00-5:55 Aerial 3 & 4 – $75month

Teacher: Gillian Maurer

Description: This aerial silks class begins to work with more advanced skills involving single and double footlocks, unsupported inversions, and hand supports, building these skills in progressions over the course of the year to include hipkeys, compound inversion skills and unlocked skills. Silks 2, some aerial experience or teacher approval required, suggested ages 11-14. Students will work towards a silks showcase at the end of spring semester and are invited to participate in group choreography as well as create their own choreographies for solos or duets.


5:00-5:55 Ballet 4 – $65month

Teacher: Melissa Wilhoit

Description: This is a structured classical ballet class designed to develop technique, strength, flexibility, and coordination with a focus on proper alignment and technique performed at the barre and the incorporation of fun traveling sequences across the floor.


6:00-7:25 Modern Adult & Apprentices Required Class – $85month

Teacher: Melissa Wilhoit

Description: This fast paced modern dance class is informed by José Limón technique and Bartenieff Fundamentals through a contemporary lens, emphasizing the organic rhythms of fall and recovery, the play and contrast between gravity and suspension, and the use of breath and human gesture. Class phrases generally build for approximately a month and each class ends with small group improvisations. For students with pre‐professional or professional proficiency.

Friday


4:00-5:25 Fencing 8-12yr: Foil, Saber, Epee – $85month

Teacher: Giles Collard

Description: If you need to rent fencing equipment please also register for Fencing Equipment Rental