Butoh with Ellen Godena
Butoh is an avant-garde movement form first performed by Japanese artists Tatsumi Hijikata and Kazuo Ohno in 1959. Originally conceived as an iconoclastic rejection of contemporary western dance technique, butoh aims to strip away socially acceptable movements and gestures, and encourages students to find and embrace hidden movements that lie buried beneath years of conditioned…
Adult Intermediate Ballet
Significant previous knowledge of ballet is assumed. Barre exercises will focus on increasing speed and complexity. Center work will include longer adagios, more complicated pirouettes and the addition of grand allegro. Coordination of arm and leg movements, increased strength in the lower body and development of grace and fluidity in the upper body will be…
April-May Beginner Argentine Tango Series
Beginners welcome–no experience necessary! Couples welcome but partners not required. New Series: 6 weeks April 24, May 1, 8,15, 22, & 29. 7:30 – 8:30 Argentine Tango Fundamentals 8:30 – 9:30 Continuing Basic ***Please consider taking the TWO SERIES as the ACCELLERATED LEARNING PACKAGE The first hour you learn the universal, basic tango elements….
Ballet with Babysitting
This is a beginner level class, but I do my best to challenge everyone in the room. Some previous knowledge of ballet is assumed. Simple barre exercises will focus on building strength and reviewing ballet vocabulary and terminology. Center work will incorporate exercises from the barre in adagios, simple pirouettes, and small and medium jumps….
Beginning Tribal Belly Dance
Learn the basics of tribal style belly dance. Tribal style belly dance is a unique style of belly dance incorporating dance forms from throughout the world while building community through the celebration of dance. Tune in to your body, build community, and most importantly, have fun! March 31, 2018-May 5, 2018
Class is a Horton based modern taught at a pace designed for the students in the room. Class begins with sequential and consistent warm-up,continues with center phrases that are designed to promote competence and growth of proper technique. Students are encouraged through proper corrections focused on alignment and detailed explanations of the initiation of movements….
Gaga for Free!
The Newton Festival of the Arts, 2018 Is offering a Free Gaga Class Gaga is a movement language and pedagogy developed by Batsheva Dance Company director and teacher Ohad Naharin. It is used in Israeli contemporary dance. Many dancers have stated that after taking Gaga classes, their passion for dance has been re-ignited; they have…
Isadora Duncan Dance Classes
Isadora Duncan Dance Classes at the Dance Complex! Experience the full body flow of the technique and explore different facets of Isadora’s choreography…. all dancers welcome… no prior Duncan training necessary. Classes will be taught by Dances by Isadora Boston Company members. An unconventional genius in her time, Isadora Duncan created works which have…
Stajez Cultural Arts Center presents
This workshop is for all ages, beginner-advanced level. Not recommended for children under 6 years old. The workshop package includes 3 dance classes, Meet/Greet and Photo Op with Mr. Torrey
Age 14 and over Friday March 23, 30 April 6, 13, 20, 27 May 11, 18 25 June 1, 8, 15. Note : no class on May 4th Time 7-8:30pm Join us and learn the basics of classical ballet in a warm welcoming environment! Designed for absolute beginners, participants will develop technique, musicality and grace…