Online classes to take and enjoy this week
Across the USA there are dance classes to try from the comfort of home but also some workshops now emerging back into the actual studio for you to attend. Whatever you are able to do at this time, scheduling a variety of dance classes to work different areas of strength and weakness, is a great way to ensure your week is on pointe (pardon the pun).
ONLINE DANCE THIS WEEK
Ballet In The City and Beyond Ballet Class
Ballet In The City and Beyond has some amazing online Ballet Classes with the next one planned for June 29th at 11.00am EST. This class will be both a Ballet Technique Class & Repertoire and is with Scottish Ballet Principal Bethany Kingsley-Garner. For more information and to schedule your lesson or mentoring session, please contact Ballet in the City here: email@example.com
Broadway Veteran to Teach Virtual Floor-Barre and Tap With Marblehead School of Ballet
The Marblehead School of Ballet (MSB) announces Broadway performer Julie Pappas Smith joins the studio, as a special guest instructor, teaching live online Floor-Barre and Tap classes.The Floor-Barre class, suitable for ages ten plus and open to all levels. The live virtual class takes place on Thursdays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. EST. Students will have fun in the school’s new live online Tap class with Pappas Smith. Starting Thursday, June 28 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. EST. The class is open to beginners and more advanced students. Students may be register for these virtual live classes on the school’s website at bit.ly/3f8YSpw.
Tap It Out
You are invited to participate in a very special Tap it Out (On-Line) event in celebration of Tap Dance, Tap Dance History, Tap Dance Community and in this case also Tap City’s Twentieth Anniversary! They are presenting a number of virtual experiences this July 6-11 and Tap it Out On-Line will be the final event and presented on Saturday July 11th at 12 noon, 4pm and 8pm EST. The ATDF is seeking entries from dancers of all ages and all levels (professional and recreational) and from all around the world. All you have to do is dance to ONE chorus of the Shim Sham with an optional 2nd chorus of improvisation to show off your special talents. To find out more and stay tuned to the ATDF Youtube Page for the LIVE presentation of Tap It Out at 12pm, 4pm, and 8pm EST!
NW Dance Project’s At-Home Virtual Class Series!
NW Dance has a great stay fit class called Rock Your Body on Monday’s from 10.00-11.00am in Portland. Adult At-Home Live classes can be taken by zoom but the best part is that if you miss the Adult At-Home Recorded Zoom Classes they are released 24 hours after each live Zoom class, these recordings allow you to participate in class material on your own time. Videos are available for unlimited viewing 7 days after each release date. It’s $15 / Recording and you can find out more here: https://register.nwdanceproject.org/
Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company free online class and performance
Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company invites dancers from around the world to join the Company at noon for a free one-hour Company Class every weekday. Interested dancers can join the class by registering on Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company’s website: http://nainichen.org/company-class.
Nai-Ni Chen continue to create new works through remote rehearsals, structured group and solo improvisations and she has added the video editor as her choreographic tool in this process. See her latest work on youtube.com using #nainichendancecompany or by following the link:https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%23nainichendancecompany&sp=QhcSFW5haW5pY2hlbmRhbmNlY29tcGFueQ%253D%253D
Zoom Dance Composition/Choreography Workshop
Dance -Theater and Choreography Workshops by Anabella Lenzu are pleased to offer this mentorship opportunity and share 30 years of experience and knowledge as a teacher, choreographer, and writer. Workshop size is limited to 10 students per workshop and will run on Saturdays in July on the 11th, 18th & 25th, 2020 from 11am-2pm New York Time- EDT, from noon-3pm Argentina & Brazil, from 5-8pm European Countries-CEST. This workshop will give you the tools to create your own original dances, exploring the elements of composition, both for the stage as well as for dance films. The cost is $150 per person and you can visit www.AnabellaLenzu.com to find out more.
Ballet Hispánico Announces “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.
Workout Broadway Style
567Broadway! is a fun dance fitness experience that fuses the magic of Broadway with cardio and strength training to give you a full-body workout! Featuring hit songs such as “One” (A Chorus Line), “Hand Jive” (Grease), “Bend and Snap” (Legally Blonde), “You Can’t Stop the Beat” (Hairspray), and many more. All levels welcome! Trust us, you haven’t lived until you’ve done choreographed squats to “Bend and Snap”! You can download it for $21.67 here https://www.567broadway.com/
Fast Feet Hip Hop Class with Dance Plug
Dance Plug has an online platform of classes available for you to take whenever you like and as many as you like using a monthly subscription, the first month is $20. Perhaps you would like to try Fast Feet? This exercise based dance class is about fast footwork and learning how to distribute weight between your heel and toe and taught by Sam Allen who was awarded “Best Choreography” and a graduate of LaGuardia High School of Music and Performing Arts, is a Los Angeles based dance teacher and choreographer. Find out more here: https://www.danceplug.com/classes
Image courtesy of Marblehead School of dance