Don’t stop dancing – online dance and events this week
It’s been a challenging time for dancers. If you have felt like quitting, think about why you started dance and try mixing up your week to be sure you have time for dance class, to watch performances all over the world that inspire you online and to see a friend online or in person (at a safe distance of course).
ONLINE DANCE THIS WEEK – CLASSES AND EVENTS
Hedwig VIRTUAL DANCE CLASSES – More Classes, More Often! – Afro-Cuban, Salsa, Stretch + Strengthen, and Modern!
These one-hour classes are value priced at $10 per class, but they are free to you Monday June 29 – Thursday July 2. Give AFRO-CUBAN All Levels a go for your free Class on Monday June 29th 10:30am-11:30am CDT (no class July 6) or Saturdays 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm CDT (no class July 4). Visit http://www.hedwigdances.com/ to register
STREB free online classes
España-Streb Trapeze Academy Workshops are on Mon/Wed, 7:30pm – 8:30 pm with Ayal one of their teachers. Stretching & conditioning with an added discussion of flying trapeze theory, and technique & trick viewing. To book visit: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/vJ0rdOypqD4ryrI3tn4uHC0BedhEJjOzPQ
Southland Ballet Academy will be continuing with online classes through Zoom for July 6th – August 1st
Try their Intermediate/Advanced for ages 18+ Ballet class that runs daily. The suggested Donation: $10 a class (through Paypal to – send payment to firstname.lastname@example.org). Classes will be conducted on ZOOM. To find out more visit: https://www.festivalballet.org/sba-classes/online-classes-summer-2020/
Watch Ballet Hispánico’s “Noche Unidos,” A Night of Dance and Unity
Ballet Hispánico, America’s leading Latino dance organization known for “piercing stereotypes” (The New York Times), continues to celebrate 50 years of uniting people through dance with Noche Unidos on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 from 7:30-8:15pm EDT on Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube. All are welcome to view the show, with an advanced RSVP requested here, donations are optional. To find out more visit: https://www.ballethispanico.org/support/events/noche-unidos
Dance/NYC Announces 6/30 & 7/7 Speakers for #ArtistsAreNecessaryWorkers Conversation Series
Dance/NYC moves into its seventh week of hosting a twelve-part Facebook Live Conversation Series with arts workers from across the arts and culture sector. These discussions highlight the importance of the arts ecology, point to current challenges and offer considerations on our way forward as a field. This series is a part of #ArtistsAreNecessaryWorkers, a new online and social media campaign dedicated to the acknowledgement, representation and integration of dance and arts workers into the decision-making processes that will envision the future for New York City post-pandemic. The series will continue to take place every Tuesday from 5:30 – 7pm ET through August 4, 2020 on Dance/NYC’s Facebook Page here https://www.facebook.com/DanceNYCorg
Virtual classes for little ones with Bayer Ballet
Running June 13 – August 29 is some lovely classes for little dancers aged 3-10 years with their Ballet and Stretching classes. Priced at $20 a class. To find out more visit: https://www.bayerballet.com/
A new triple bill of dance on film
Northern Ballet have teamed up with the Lawrence Batley Theatre to bring you a world-class triple bill of contemporary dance and ballet streamed digitally to your home from Monday 28 September – Sunday 18 October 2020. Locked Down. Locked In. But Living. will feature a Northern Ballet world première choreographed remotely by our Artistic Associate Daniel de Andrade (The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas) during lockdown. The triple bill will also feature new works from Studio Wayne McGregor and Gary Clarke Company, all recorded in the empty Lawrence Batley Theatre and screened to ticket holders on their preferred date. To find out more visit https://northernballet.com/locked-down-locked-in-but-living
Nai-Ni Chen to lead Kinetic Spiral Workshop as part of Peridance’s Online Workshops
Nai-Ni Chen will lead a modern technique workshop as part of Peridance’s online workshops on Wednesday, July 8 and Thursday, July 9, 2020 from 3:00pm-4:30pm ET. The class will feature an emphasis on her unique technique and movement style “Kinetic Spiral.” Through proper use of breath and energy, her technique centers around the exploration of a wide range of physically challenging, intricate movement ideas that combine the grace, sensibility and strength can be found in Chinese Martial Art and modern dance. Excerpts of dances from her signature works will be taught during the workshop. Sign up available now at https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ASP/main_enroll.asp?studioid=38909&tg=&vt=&lvl=&stype=-117&view=day&trn=100000187.
Lincoln Center at Home
A free, one-stop portal to all digital offerings from across the iconic campus, Lincoln Center at Home continues to maintain connections to the arts during this pandemic. Offerings include Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom, and #ConcertsForKids, as well as array of archival and livestream performances available for free and on demand at LincolnCenter.org and on Lincoln Center’s Facebook Page.
Danceworks London beginners Ballet course online
Learn ballet at home in July and ready to take studio classes when they open. Taught by renowned dancer/teacher Luke Ahmet. Very limited places. Click https://danceworks.com/london/events-and-workshops/ to book and for more information. The cost is £100 and it runs on: 7th, 9th, 14th & 16th July from 19:00 – 20:30.
Danceworks Weekly Instagram Live Pilates Class
Join fitness trainer Lucy Potucek for a 30min Pilates class on Wednesdays from 12.00-12.30 (London time) on Danceworks Instagram page @danceworkslondon https://www.instagram.com/danceworkslondon/ You’ll find more online classes here: https://danceworks.com/london/classes/online-classes/
Image courtesy of Northern Ballet