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 ART OF DANCE INTENSIVE 2022

Divided into Groups:
By age and skill level – ages 8 – 20

August 16, 17, 18 (Tues, Wed, Thur)

LEVEL I – Age 8 – 11

Time: 4:00 – 7:30pm

Tuition: $200 per Workshop

LEVEL II – Ages 12 & up

Time: 4:00 – 7:30pm

Tuition: $210 per Workshop

This workshop is for the dancer that wants to improve her/his dance technique and to explore the Art of dance by learning choreography and stylized dance forms.  This is for the Intermediate to Advanced level student with a minimum of 3 years of training.   

Attire: Leotard and tights or leggings.  Ballet, Jazz, and Tap shoes. Character shoes (Optional)

DANCE COMPOSITION WORKSHOP

Tuesday and Thursday – 5:15 – 6:15pm (12 sessions total)

Tuition: Calculated based on regular tuition rates.

Ages: 12 and up

DANCE COMPOSITION WORKSHOP Through age-appropriate guided exploration of the elements of movement, facilitated by our ballet Master teacher, Steffon Long, The Dance Composition Workshop leads dancers on a collaborative journey of creation. The Dance Composition Workshop at EWMD will expand the dancer’s use of shape, breath, space [positive and negative] levels, direction, design, form, focus, time, energy, dynamics, force and relationships to arrive at dance compositions that are kinesthetically logical. The Dance Composition Workshop fosters a creative and productive atmosphere in which the individual learns to trust his / her self, the choreographer, and each other with everyone involved feeling ownership of the resulting performance ready pieces.

PRE-POINTE WORKSHOP

Monday and Wednesday 3:45 – 4:45pm (12 total sessions)

Tuition: Calculated based on regular tuition rates.

Open to Ballet Level III and up with teacher approval.

Pre-Pointe workshop teaches dancers important stretch and strength exercises which are necessary in order to enable the dancer to successfully adapt to pointe shoe technique. Body alignment and core strength are essential elements needed for prevention of injury.  Students will be required to purchase a theraband.  Details will be provided in class.

MAT PILATES

Friday 4:30 – 5:30 (6 weeks total)

Tuition: Calculated based on regular tuition rates.

Excellent class to increase core strength and agility. Open to ALL levels. This class is highly recommended for dancers to better understand correct body placement and alignment.