Modern

this year's classes

Modern IA & IB Ages 7-10 Amy Baker, Amaris Ballard
Modern II Ages 10+ Anna Rower
Modern III/IV Placement Anna Rower

Class Descriptions

Modern I
Modern dance is a beautiful art form that pushes the boundaries and ways of thinking dance should be. It was created out of the desire not to be perfect. It’s emotional, expressive and authentically beautiful. In Modern I dancers’ will learn the exploration of time, space, energy, rhythm, and shape while gaining an understanding of the body and how it moves. The history of modern dance will be introducedFor the 2021-22 year, Modern IA (first year) will be offered 4-5 p.m. Thursday, while Modern IB will be 4-5 p.m. Wednesday.

Modern II (placement only)
Modern dance is a beautiful art form that pushes the boundaries and ways of thinking dance should be. It was created out of the desire not to be perfect. It’s emotional, expressive and authentically beautiful. In Modern II, dancers’ will build upon the fundamentals learned in level I (exploration of time, space, energy, rhythm, and shape), while deepening their understanding of expression and artistry. Modern can be either lyrical or contemporary based upon the teacher’s choice and/or desire. Dancers will continue to learn more about the history of modern dance and the heroes who have made it what it is today. For the 2021-22 year, this class will be offered 6-7 p.m. Tuesday.

Modern III/IV (placement only)
Modern dance is a beautiful art form that pushes the boundaries and ways of thinking dance should be. It was created out of the desire not to be perfect. It’s emotional, expressive and authentically beautiful. In Modern III/IV dancers’ will deepen their exploration of the concepts of time, energy, space and rhythm with continued learning of where each of the movements are coming from physically. Dancers’ will continue to learn about the history of modern dance and the heroes who have made it what it is today. For the 2021-22 year, this class will be offered 7:15-8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Our Instructors
Amy Baker, Anna Rower, Amaris Ballard

CLASS SCHEDULES & ONLINE REGISTRATION

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