Open Level ImprovisationView Detail
This class will offer a space for considerations on the ways innovation and improvisation are primary rituals that build tradition across various Black cultures. André M. Zachery, artistic director of Renegade Performance Group will lead participants in a movement lab structured class, in collaboration with four Black/POC sound artists, that dig into the continuous relationship between movement and sound in the African Diaspora. The class will hold a strong emphasis on generating non-verbal language and connection. Movement tasks, phrase work, sonic generation and conversation will center around contemporary Black cultural practices.
Intro to ImprovisationView Detail
Come play with us. Join the improvisational dance company The Lovelies in this stress-free class, where dancers will move to live music and try fun exercises that help them cultivate their unique voices as movers and artists.
No prior improvisation or dance experience necessary. Seasoned improvisers welcome.
Advanced ImprovisationView Detail
Seasoned improvisers can expect to play, move freely, and compose dance in the moment with live musicians. Improvisational scores are given to help dancers develop their unique voices. Movers will dance as soloists, with partners, and in group forms.
Open Level Duncan TechniqueView Detail
Join us once a month for an immersive workshop in the technique and repertoire of legendary dance innovator, Isadora Duncan. This rare opportunity to study the expressive movement vocabulary will focus on the distinct elements of her technique and relate the work to dance history and contemporary practice. An unconventional genius of her time, Duncan created works which have retained their vitality and relevance for today’s dancers. In each session, we will experience the full body flow of the technique and then explore dances from Duncan’s sensational and sensual repertoire.
For dancers with a minimum of 2 years dance experience. No prior Duncan training necessary.
18th Century Dance, Baroque DanceView Detail
Take a trip back in time with the 18th century baroque class. This class focuses on the classical baroque suites of the late 17th and 18th centuries. Learn the poise, elegance, and grace associated with this time period while accompanied by classical music. A fun class for all levels, including actors looking to develop their knowledge and expand their movement vocabulary for a set time period.