The new normal, online dance to dive into this week

Our new normal is a more online world for dance and performance. Here are some exciting new classes to dive into, as well as performances to enjoy this week.



Online Screening of AVIVA

“Aviva” is a danced film, with choreography from former member of Israeli dance company Batsheva Dance Company and co-star Bobbi Jene Smith. There are sessions at numerous times and locations, to find a time and screening near you visit: 



The Leigh Purtill Ballet Company on You Tube

On Sat, June 27 at 12PM, 5.00pm and 8.00pm you can watch Hotel at the End of the Universe, choreographed by Leigh Purtill, Leigh Purtill Ballet Company is an adult amateur ballet company with the mission “ballet for everyone”.  They create ballets featuring their diverse company of dancers for audiences of ballet fans and ballet newcomers alike! Visit this link to watch: 



Orange County Dance Festival Virtual performances (OCDF)!

AkomiDance has online performances of OCDF to enjoy. Each feature contained a recorded version of the piece that would have been performed live, or a recording of a different piece if their proposed work had not been completed prior to the industry closures. To enjoy visit


LA Choreographers & Dancers Online Classes Jazz Technique

On Monday June 22nd you can enjoy Jazz Technique at 12:00pm on IG live under @lachoreographersanddancers for free.


Ohman School of Ballet Virtual Summer Classes

From June 22nd-24th, The Ohman School of Ballet’s summer evening online classes will include stellar guest teachers. You can register for 1 week or up to 5 weeks. The teachers include: New York City Ballet principals Teresa Reichlen, Daniel Ulbricht and Ask la Cour, along with Martha Graham specialist Miki Orihara and Stephen Pier of the Hartt School.Classes will include ballet, pointe, modern, contemporary, jazz, choreography, variations, body conditioning and yoga. They also have their Summer Intensive August 10th-2st and classes include: ballet, pointe, variations, modern, contemporary, jazz, body conditioning, barre fitness, yoga. It’s for ages 3 to adult with levels: Beginner through Pre-Professional. To find out more visit:


Kathak Immersive Online Laearning with Leela Academy

An immersive 4-day workshop that provides students with a way to refine their technique, expand their movement repertoire and accelerate their progress. From June 22nd – June 25th between 5:00-7:00pm PST at the cost of $85 per person. To find out more visit:


FREE Online Classes with Cleveland Ballet

Cleveland Ballet is giving professional artists the best opportunity during quarantine by streaming their studio to your home! The resident professional company of Playhouse Square, Cleveland Ballet, is streaming via zoom led by renowned Artistic Director, Gladisa Guadalupe. These free classes will be Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10.00am and will be about an hour and a half long. The zoom link will be posted via social media and can be accessed during the public class times. To enjoy visit:


Six Foot Distance Dances by D2D

D2D has been asking dancers how they dance in isolation… and how do we connect? In the face of COVID-19, they refuse to be stopped. So they challenge dancers to submit to their film festival and you can see the performances here:

Cardio with Jax B

Time to shed some isolation blues? This is a 30 minute Sweat Session and prices start from $10.00 a class. Get up early get your body moving with an IFBB Fitness Olympian! Suitable for ALL fitness levels & all ages. This class runs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6.00am and 1.00pm and also on Tuesday & Thursday at 8.00am
and Saturday at 10.00am. To register visit:


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