Arizona Dance Festival Classes

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ARIZONA DANCE FESTIVAL 2016

 CLASS OFFERINGS

 

Between October 2 through October 8 ~ Check out the various classes that are being offered in conjunction with the Arizona Dance Festival 2016….

Cost: DISCOUNTED & FREE (donation accepted)

PLEASE RSVP ~ call/text 602-740-9616 or Lisa@DesertDanceTheatre.org

CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES! The classes and program are subject to change. For concert information contact Desert Dance Theatre, 480-962-4584 or go to http://desertdancetheatre.org/arizona-dance-festival/

 

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Sunday, October 2

9:00am-10:00am ~ Intermediate/Advanced Modern Dance

Instructor: Lisa R. Chow (Hosted by Desert Dance Theatre)

Dance Theater West, 3925 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018

FREE ~ Donations accepted!

Intermediate/Advanced Modern Dance. This class is based on a combination of classic modern dance techniques considered as “old school” modern dance, including the techniques influenced by Graham, Limon, Cunningham and Horton. The class will focus on alignment, spinal release and movement flow.

Contact: Lisa R. Chow at 602-740-9616 or Lisa@DesertDanceTheatre.org

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Monday, October 3

6:00pm-7:00pm ~ Contemporary Movement and Technique

Instructor: Billbob Brown (Hosted by Desert Dance Theatre)

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FREE ~ Donations accepted!

Contemporary Movement and Technique. A holistic hard-core class for trained dancers combining technique and core work inspired especially by Bill Evans and Limón technique, along with scientifically designed resistance training, and individual movement exploration inspired by Gaga-based training and Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analysis. Class culminates in a high-energy combo that incorporates a wide variety of spatial shifts and movement qualities.

Contact: Lisa R. Chow at 602-740-9616 or Lisa@DesertDanceTheatre.org


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Tuesday, October 4

10:00am-11:00am ~ Intermediate Adult Tap

Instructor: MJ Leatherbarrow (Hosted by Dance Fusion)

Dance Fusion, 7601 E. Gray Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

FREE ~ Donations accepted!

Intermediate Adult Tap Not quite a beginner? Join us for an intermediate class with tap experience suggested. In this class we will experience both Broadway and Rhythm tap styles done to a wide variety of music genres. Brush up on your basics while being challenged. A class for both the young and young at heart. Be prepared for sweat and fun!

Contact: MJ Leatherbarrow at 480-625-3900 or mojo19641@hotmail.com
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Tuesday, October 4

10:00am-11:30am ~ Intermediate Advanced Ballet

Instructor: Iler Shtylla (Hosted by Convergence Ballet Company)

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$5.00 with VOUCHER (Print & Bring to Class to Redeem)

Intermediate Advanced BalletOpen Adult Classes are available to students 15 years and older, with some previous ballet experience. These classes are offered on a drop-in basis with no pre-registration required. It is recommended you wear comfortable, form fitting clothing. Ballet slippers are preferred, but socks are fine to begin.

Contact: Jennifer Cafarella at 602-957-3364 or jennifer@convergenceballet.org
Website: www.ballettheatreofphx.org
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Tuesday, October 4

6:00pm-7:00pm ~ Beginning Adult Tap

Instructor: MJ Leatherbarrow (Hosted by Dance Fusion)

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FREE ~ Donations accepted!

Beginning Adult Tap If you have always wanted to learn to tap dance or took lessons as a child but it’s been awhile—this class is for you. The class moves at a comfortable pace with clear instruction and fun music. Give it a try!

Contact: MJ Leatherbarrow at 480-625-3900 or mojo19641@hotmail.com
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Tuesday, October 4

6:00pm-7:30pm ~ Intermediate/Advanced Graham-Based Modern Dance

Instructor: Frances Ethel Smith Cohen (Hosted by Center Dance Ensemble)

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Dance Theater West, 3925 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018

FREE ~ Donations accepted!

Intermediate/Advanced Graham-Based Modern Dance. This classic style of modern dance is based on the technique of Martha Graham. It focuses on the contractions and spirals of the spine.

Contact: Frances Cohen at (602) 997-9027 or franecohen@aol.com

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Wednesday, October 5

6:00pm-7:00pm ~ Partnering and Contact Techniques

Instructor: Billbob Brown (Hosted by Desert Dance Theatre)

bbericagalacticliftDance Theater West, 3925 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018

FREE ~ Donations accepted!

Partnering and Contact Techniques.  This fun class will help both beginner and advanced dancers and choreographers with specific physical and technical skills that are necessary for the creation of choreography not covered in traditional technique classes.  In today’s contemporary world, both women and men need the skills to connect and work safely, powerfully and connectedly.  This class will provide a workout and teach how to work safely but powerfully with others on stage and off.

Contact: Lisa R. Chow at 602-740-9616 or Lisa@DesertDanceTheatre.org

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Thursday, October 6

10:00am-11:30am ~ Adult Contemporary

Instructor: Joan Rodriguez (Hosted by Convergence Ballet Company)

screen-shot-2016-09-22-at-1-29-49-amBallet Theatre of Phoenix, 2326 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85016

$5.00 with VOUCHER (Print & Bring to Class to Redeem)

Adult ContemporaryOpen Adult Classes are available to students 15 years and older, with some previous ballet experience. These classes are offered on a drop-in basis with no pre-registration required. It is recommended you wear comfortable, form fitting clothing. Ballet slippers are preferred, but socks are fine to begin.

Contact: Jennifer Cafarella at 602-957-3364 or jennifer@convergenceballet.org
Website: www.ballettheatreofphx.org
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October 7

6:00pm-6:45pm ~ Warm-up Class (ADF Participants Only)

Instructor: Diane McNeal Hunt

Tempe Center for the Arts – STUDIO Stage, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85281

Warm-up Class. This warm-up class is for ADF Participants to get acquainted with each other in a combined class in preparation for the evening performance.

Contact: Diane McNeal Hunt at huntvanek@mac.com or 480-276-4347

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October 8

6:00pm-6:45pm ~ Warm-up Class (ADF Participants Only)

Instructor: Lisa R. Chow

Tempe Center for the Arts – STUDIO Stage, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85281

Warm-up Class. This warm-up class is for ADF Participants to get acquainted with each other in a combined class in preparation for the evening performance.

Contact: Lisa R. Chow at 602-740-9616 or Lisa@DesertDanceTheatre.org

 

 

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