Monday, July 27
10 – 11am PDT/1 – 2pm EST
Focus: Ballet Technique
Class: Getting creative at the ballet barre (part 1)
Description: Exploring creative ways to practice exercises at the ballet barre using direction changes, variations in tempo, multifaceted combinations that utilize several different ballet barre steps in one combination. It’s tricky, it’s fun, and it will challenge your brain and body.
Instructor: Francisco Gella
11am-Noon PDT/2-3pm EST
Focus: Expanding and developing individual creativity
Class: Modern/Contemporary Combination: Playing with time and the dimensions of speed.
Description: This combination will engage the body’s ability to move dynamically — offering each dancer the opportunity to play with how time and speed inspire change and possible growth.
Instructor: Yusha-Marie Sorzano
12:15 – 1:15pm PDT/3:!5 – 4:15pm EST
Focus: Improvisation skills and techniques
Class: Creating your own personal toolbox for improvisation.
Description: We will be learning skills that will allow you to create a toolbox of ideas that you can reference while improvising. Please bring a pen and paper to this class.
Instructor: Julie Friedrich