Schools and Community

CLASSES
The company provides classes in modern dance, ballet, jazz,creative movement, improvisation, choreography and repertory presented by skilled and experienced teachers.

MASTER CLASSES
Movement classes with live accompaniment oriented toward student training in modern dance, ballet, jazz, creative movement, improvisation, choreography and repertory.

LECTURE DEMONSTRATIONS
Children and adults are introduced to contemporary dance through narrated performances which may include audience participation and discussion.

A 30-45 minute narrated presentation which may include demonstrations of dances from the current repertory, udience participation and discussion.

CONCERTS
Featuring a variety of dance selections, Desert Dance Theatre performs innovative and original concerts. The company also performs mini-concerts, collaborative concerts, children’s programs, specially choreographed works, improvisational and environmental performances.

FORMAL CONCERT
A 60-90 minute dance presentation featuring the company in a variety of dance repertory, ranging in mood from comical to dramatic and abstract to lyrical; combining elements ofmodern dance, ballet,jazz and mime. Spoken voice, original music, classical, new age, jazz and contemporary are examples of the range of styles of accompainment used by the company.

MINI-CONCERT
A 45 minute performance of selected dances from the current repertory.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS
Collaborative works designed by request

RESIDENCIES
Residencies may consist of a combination of classes,lecture demostrations and concerts. Each program is developed in conjunction with the sponsor in a way to fit the needs of the school or community.

  • FULL WEEK RESIDENCY - A 5-day residency which
    may include any combination of services. For example,
    Lecture/Demonstraions, Master Classes and a Formal Concert.
  • HALF WEEK RESIDENCY - A 2-1/2 – 3 day residency
    which may include any combination of services.

For more information contact:
Lisa R. Chow
Artistic Director-Company Manager
480-962-4584 Office
602-740-9616 Mobile