Session One: Areas of study will include African Diasporic movement, Hip Hop, pelvic and spine exploration, Pilates for dancers and choreography development. This summer's offering is for young artist looking to become fully aware of their body mechanics and possibilities, as well as training in other forms of dance.
Session Two: Modern -Development of beginning and intermediate-level skills in Horton dance technique, including alignment, vocabulary, performance, and history, with emphasis on strengthening the body for dance. Class format will include warm-up exercises, fortifications, studies, and traveling combinations. Course also includes the study of Lester Horton’s influence on American modern dance, particularly in relation to integration in concert dance and the formation of Alvin Ailey American Dance
Contemporary-Contemporary dance is an expressive communicator of the mind, body and spirit through movement. The essence of Contemporary dance is to look forward, not backward by fusing multiple techniques. This class will help express the heart & soul through structured exercises that condition the body via coordination ,strength & flexibility. Dancers will increase their stamina by working on tone and texture of movement, musicality , speed , efficiency, getting in and out of the floor and general floor-work.