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6-Week Intro Series

6-Week Intro Series

6-Week Intro Series

Spring I is currently in session. Register for the Spring II session below. 

 

Spring II runs from April 15 – June 1. Registration for Summer Session I will open at the end of the first week of the Spring II session.

 

Intro Series I features engaging classes taught by our talented Teaching Artists, giving students an opportunity to confidently start from scratch and master the fundamentals of a particular dance style in a progressive 6-week series.

 

Intro Series II is designed for students who have taken Intro Series I or are beginners with relatively little experience who want to continue to explore dance.  Students have an opportunity to master next level fundamentals of a particular dance style in a progressive 6-week series.

 

 

Intro Series I

Spring II: April 15 – June 1

Ballet, Salsa, Hip-Hop, Heel

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Intro Series II

Spring II: April 16 – June 1

Horton, Tap

 

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INTRO SERIES MINGLE 

Join us Thursday May 23rd from 8:15-9:30pm for the Intro Series Spring Mingle on the terrace. Come for a fun happy hour with other members and teachers in the Intro Series community. Let’s connect, dance, and learn more about what  happens at the dance center! There will be refreshments and light snacks.

You can purchase your ticket as a package with your Intro class at check out!

 

IMPORTANT NOTE

After purchase, you should receive two emails, one with the purchase receipt and one email confirming which Intro Series you signed up for. If you have not received both emails, you are not confirmed and should reach out via email to adultprograms@mmdg.org to verify your registration.

 

Intro to Cunningham II

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This series is designed for people who have taken Intro to Cunningham or have experience in a beginner cunningham technique class. Cunningham Technique is a form of training designed to create strength and flexibility of both the body and the mind. Clarity of movement in the torso and legs is emphasized with these areas of the body used either in coordination or opposition to one another. You will further develop your skills in spatial awareness, through exercising change of direction, rhythmic precision, and dynamic movement in a fun and non-competitive environment. 

Intro to Cunningham II

April 20 - June 1, 2024 | Saturdays 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Intro to House II

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This series is designed for students who have taken Intro to House I or are beginners with some experience with House dance. House is a freestyle social dance focused on releasing and grooving. Its roots derive from 1970s and 1980s Chicago and New York nightlife. Composed of African, Jazz, Latin, Modern, and Tap Influences, this House series is a place to continue exploring the movement and rhythm fundamentals of House dance in a non-competitive and fun environment. 

Intro to House II

April 17 - May 22, 2024 | Wednesdays 6:45 pm - 8:14 pm

*THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT* 

Please add your information to the waitlist below. Filling out the waitlist form will not guarantee you a spot. If someone drops out, you may have the opportunity to join the series. If there is enough interest, we may add another class during this session. You could be contacted at any point from when you submit this form up until the first day of the series you show interest in. This series is designed for people who have taken Intro to tap I or have little experience with tap dance. You will further develop your skills in rhythm, syncopation, and musicality in a fun and non-competitive environment.

Intro to Tap II

April 20 - June 1, 2024 | Saturdays 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm

Intro to Hip-Hop I

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*THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT* 

Please add your information to the waitlist below. Filling out the waitlist form will not guarantee you a spot. If someone drops out, you may have the opportunity to join the series. If there is enough interest, we may add another class during this session. You could be contacted at any point from when you submit this form up until the first day of the series you show interest in. For absolute beginners with relatively little experience, this series is an introduction to Hip-Hop fundamentals. This is a great place to begin developing your skills in the basics of Hip-Hop dance including freestyle, popping, and locking in a non-competitive, fun environment.

Intro to Hip-Hop I

April 20 - June 1, 2024 | Saturdays 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Intro to Heels I

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This series of classes is designed for students who are beginners with relatively little experience with Heels dance. Heels dance technique derives from a wide range of dance styles such as jazz, ballroom, and latin dance and is often used in pop and hip-hop music video choreography. Begin to develop the dynamic footwork and skills that are the foundation for Heels dance in a non-competitive and fun environment.

Intro to Heels I

April 18 - May 23, 2024 | Thursdays 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm

*THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT*

Please add your information to the waitlist below. Filling out the waitlist form will not guarantee you a spot. If someone drops out, you may have the opportunity to join the series. If there is enough interest, we may add another class during this session. You could be contacted at any point from when you submit this form up until the first day of the series you show interest in.

For absolute beginners with relatively little experience, this class is the perfect introduction to the basics of Salsa dancing in the traditional New York on 2 style. A great place for beginners to gain an understanding on both footwork and basic partner work skills in a fun, friendly and exciting environment.

Intro to Salsa

April 15 - May 20, 2024 | Mondays 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm

Intro to Contemporary I

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*THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT* 

Please add your information to the waitlist below. Filling out the waitlist form will not guarantee you a spot. If someone drops out, you may have the opportunity to join the series. If there is enough interest, we may add another class during this session. You could be contacted at any point from when you submit this form up until the first day of the series you show interest in. For absolute beginners with relatively little experience, this class is the perfect introduction to the fundamentals of contemporary dance. The beginning of an exploration of the totality of movement and form, as well as storytelling, dynamic rhythms and energetic release. This is a great series to develop your skill set in contemporary dance elements in a non-competitive, fun environment. 

Intro to Contemporary I

April 18 - May 23, 2024 | Thursdays 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm

Intro to Ballet I

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For absolute beginners with relatively little experience, this series is an introduction to ballet fundamentals. It will consist of developing skills at the barre and center, as well as traveling exercise across the floor. You will gain a better understanding of terminology, alignment, balance, artistry, sequencing, and space. This series is a perfect place to begin your education of the fundamentals of ballet in a non-competitive, fun environment with musical live accompaniment.

Intro to Ballet I

April 15 - May 20, 2024 | Mondays 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm