Modern dance training builds strong, creative dancers through technique, improvisation and composition.
Children gain a solid technical foundation, create original movement individually and with partners, learn to engage the whole body and move with commitment through creative and imaginative movement exercises.
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Modern Dance Basics (6-7 Years)
First Session: Mon, Feb 3, 2014, 4 pm - 5 pm
Melissa Morrison made the trip from California to New York City after graduating with Honors from UC Santa Barbara in June of 2012 with BAs in Dance and Communication. Having grown up a ballerina, training at Hawkins School of Performing Arts, she became interested in the modern dance world during her time at UCSB under the direction of Christopher Pilafian. Melissa has performed works by Nancy Colahan, Valerie Huston, Jose Limon and Austin McCormick of Company XIV and danced as a guest with the Sacramento Ballet during her student years. During her fourth year, she collaborated on a grant-funded, site-specific dance work. She co-choreographed the piece and was heavily involved in the funding, promotion, musical composition and production. Through this piece, Melissa’s artistic aesthetic grew. She was a recipient of the Rona Sande Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Department of Theater and Dance in 2011 and 2012, Dance...for full instructor biography and other classes taught by this instructor, click here
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Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
Room: NB07, Lower Dance Studio
Price: from $375.00
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