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Mon 27th
10:00am
Summer Intensive Registration NOW OPEN!

Summer Intensive Registration NOW OPEN!

Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center
Everyone has been asking, "When can I register my child for classes?" Well our Summer Session Registration is finally open! CLICK HERE for details...http://dwanasmallwoodpac.org/summer-intensive/   P.S. - We recommend you read our "How to Register" instructions thoroughly to ensure a smooth and seamless registration process.  But as always, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact…

 
10:00am
 
10:00am

Qi Gong: practicing being and seeing with Melanie Maar

Movement Research
In this class I offer space for a self nurturing, awake state, where we can explore and learn about principles of energetic and anatomic dynamics that can benefit people within their own practices and ways. I approach somatic, artistic and psychic as synergetic. We work with methods related to the 5 Element System like Iron Shirt, Sexual Energy Practices and Bagua Circling through image activation,…

 
10:00am

Juliette Mapp (Morning Class)

Movement Research
The merging of the unconscious life of movement and the conscious attention to physical direction is part of the energizing practice we will explore in each class. We will improvise in order to expand our awareness of breath, weight, tension and release, taking time to notice our body's qualitative presence moment-by-moment. We will follow by dancing within technical forms to expand our range and…

 
10:00am
Advanced Ballet with Kyla Ernst-Alper

Advanced Ballet with Kyla Ernst-Alper

Brooklyn AirSpace
Advanced Ballet with Kyla Ernst-Alper at Brooklyn AirSpace Mondays 10-11:30am $18/$15 with our Ground Monthly Membership more info at brooklynairspace.com

 
10:00am

Adult Open Ballet Class

Astoria Fine Arts Dance
$15 drop-in class at Astoria Fine Arts Dance

 
11:00am
A FREE/JAZZ, DANCE / IMPROV WORKSHOP

A FREE/JAZZ, DANCE / IMPROV WORKSHOP

Arts for Art
The workshop will be limited to 6 participants to allow personal attention and coaching. The workshop will serve as an introduction to Patricia Nicholson’s approach to a healthy body technique that is based on a unique floor bar that utilizes image work and meditation techniques. The second part of the class deals with Improvisation investigation and techniques. Again there will be image work, techniques…

 
3:05pm
Company Workshop

Company Workshop

FJK Dance
FJK Dance, Introducing the Contemporary blend of Ballroom movement and Ballet with Fadi Khoury. Professional and Pre-professional levels are welcome. Space is limited. sign up required by Email.  http://www.fjkdance.com/

 
5:30pm
WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES

WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES

DEF DANCE JAM COMMUNITY
~~TRAINING IN DANCE, THEATER, MUSIC, WRITING, AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE, CHOREOGRAPHY, REPERTORY AND PERFORMANCE SOME PAID POSITIONS AND OR PERFORMANCE STIPENDS AVAILABLE ~~Def Dance Jam Workshop (DDJW Incorporated) is a non- for profit 501 (c) 3 inter-generational performing arts Troupe and Training program that brings together youth and adults with and without “Different Abilities.” To Audition…

 
5:30pm

Funding Your Business

Career Transition For Dancers
Our Business Group provides dancers in New York City with practical business information, and allows them to network with other entrepreneurs and business people, as well as manage their own businesses…

 
6:00pm

Dance Against Cancer

Dance Against Cancer
Producers Erin Fogarty and Daniel Ulbricht have partnered with the American Cancer Society to present the 5th annual Dance Against Cancer on Monday, April 27, 2015 at the AXA Equitable Theater, 787 Seventh Avenue (between 51st and 52nd Streets). VIP guests will enjoy cocktails and passed hors d'oeuvres at 6pm, followed by world premiere dance performances at 7pm from companies including New York…

 
6:00pm
Yo-Dan-Nastics™  (blend of yoga, dance, and gymnastics) FREE TRIAL CLASS

Yo-Dan-Nastics™ (blend of yoga, dance, and gymnastics) FREE TRIAL CLASS

Keoni Movement Arts
Yo-Dan-Nastics™  is a unique blend of Yoga, Dance, and Gymnastics that provides a great cross-training workout for the body, mind and spirit. This class begins with a yoga and dance based warmup and builds up to basic tumbling moves. Expand your movement vocabulary to improve your auditions and choreography, and develop calm and concentration to help all areas of your life. 15-class series begins…

 
6:00pm
6:00 - 7:15pm - LEVEL 1 Milonga

6:00 - 7:15pm - LEVEL 1 Milonga

Argentine Tango Classes NYC
We assume you know that in Milongas we actually dance to 3 different musics: Tango, Milonga and Vals. And no - Vals is not a faster and happier Tango. It definitely is faster, and definitely happier, but has its own steps, its own musicality and its own rules. You have two choices - you can start to learn all 3 types of Tango at the same time. It will be difficult, but rewarding. a??Or: You can start…

 
6:30pm
Yoga for Musicians & Performers

Yoga for Musicians & Performers

Brooklyn Music School
$10/class with ClassCard or $11 Drop In Yoga for Musicians and Performers is designed to respect the specific physical needs of performing artists.  

 
6:30pm
ADVANCED Argentine Tango

ADVANCED Argentine Tango

Ultimate Tango
This course focuses primarily on creating the connection between partners, developing, bettering and enhancing your leading and following abilities necessary to improvise the dance. Now when you know most of the letters in alphabet we want you to be able to create words and sentences in a clear manner that your partner is able to understand.   You tango vocabulary will be enriched even more by…

 
6:30pm
Modern Technique with Jenny Rocha

Modern Technique with Jenny Rocha

Brooklyn AirSpace
Modern Technique with Jenny Rocha at Brooklyn AirSpace Mondays 6:30-8pm Tuesdays 10-11:30am $18/$15 with our Ground Monthly Membership more info at brooklynairspace.com

 
6:45pm
Absolute Beginner Ballet with Kat Wildish

Absolute Beginner Ballet with Kat Wildish

Gibney Dance Union Square
This class is for the beginners or for dancers who want to refine their technique at a basic level.   ~~Sign up Kat's monthly newsletter here: http://katwildish.com/page7/

 
7:00pm
From Ballet to Broadway

From Ballet to Broadway

Christopher Wheeldon in Conversation with Rita Moreno
Internationally acclaimed choreographer/director Christopher Wheeldon will have a live conversation with Academy/Tony/Emmy/Grammy Award winner Rita Moreno.   Entitled "From Ballet to Broadway," the evening will feature rarely seen TV and film clips, and a conversation with Wheeldon about his remarkable career of training at The Royal Ballet School, dancing with The Royal Ballet and NYCB, and other…

 
7:00pm
Intermediate Corde Lisse - Aerial Rope

Intermediate Corde Lisse - Aerial Rope

Brooklyn AirSpace
Intermediate corde lisse (aerial rope) classes at Brooklyn AirSpace Mondays 7-8:30pm with Paul Hawxhurst $40/class class is limited to 4 students. sign up at brooklynairspace.com to reserve your spot.

 
7:00pm
Beginning Aerial Silks

Beginning Aerial Silks

Brooklyn AirSpace
Beginning aerial silks classes at Brooklyn AirSpace Mondays 7-8pm with Kyla Ernst-Alper Tuesdays 7-8pm with Shalva Wise $30/class class is limited to 6 students. sign up at brooklynairspace.com to reserve your spot

 
7:20pm
7:20 - 8:35pm - LEVEL 2 Milonga

7:20 - 8:35pm - LEVEL 2 Milonga

Argentine Tango Classes NYC
We assume you know that in Milongas we actually dance to 3 different musics: Tango, Milonga and Vals. And no - Vals is not a faster and happier Tango. It definitely is faster, and definitely happier, but has its own steps, its own musicality and its own rules. You have two choices - you can start to learn all 3 types of Tango at the same time. It will be difficult, but rewarding. a??Or: You can start…

 
7:30pm
TANGO CLASSES FOR BEGINNERS

TANGO CLASSES FOR BEGINNERS

Thalia Spanish Theatre
Learn to dance TANGO with award-winning dancers YAISURI SALAMANCA & JOHN HERNAN RAIGOSA! BEGINNERS: Mondays 7:30-8:30pm April 6 to June 29, 2015 ---------------------------------------------------------------- ADVANCED: Saturdays 5-6pm April 11 to June 27, 2015 FEE: $240 for 12 Classes- $25 INDIVIDUAL CLASS

 
8:30pm
#TeamSalsa: 2 hours Salsa with ESPN Champ Andrianna Kourdi & Joel Caceres!

#TeamSalsa: 2 hours Salsa with ESPN Champ Andrianna Kourdi & Joel Caceres!

ProAmDanceTeam NYC
#TeamSalsa meets Mondays for 2 hours of super fun choreography & technique; taught by energetic and charismatic world-known instructors - Andrianna & Joel, the class accounts about 10 students of different levels. If you are looking forward to get to know new friends, socialize, learn some sassy Salsa moves and simply have lots of fun - JOIN US Mondays 8.30-10.30p! The group will also perform at various…

 
8:40pm
8:40 - 9:55pm - LEVEL 3 Milonga

8:40 - 9:55pm - LEVEL 3 Milonga

Argentine Tango Classes NYC
We assume you know that in Milongas we actually dance to 3 different musics: Tango, Milonga and Vals. And no - Milonga is not a faster and happier Tango. It definitely is faster, and definitely happier, but has its own steps, its own musicality and its own rules. You have two choices - you can start to learn all 3 types of Tango at the same time. It will be difficult, but rewarding. a??Or: You can…

 
Tue 28th
8:30am
Pilates Mat with Amanda MacLeod

Pilates Mat with Amanda MacLeod

Brooklyn AirSpace
Pilates Mat classes with Amanda MacLeod at Brooklyn AirSpace Tuesdays 8:30-9:30am Thursdays 8-9am $16/$13 with our Ground Monthly Membership more info at brooklynairspace.com

 
9:00am
Pilates Tower Class

Pilates Tower Class

Elite Body Pilates
Open classes for small groups on Pilates Tower equipment www.EliteBodyPilates.net info@EliteBodyPilates.net 212-717-1302

 
10:00am
Summer Intensive Registration NOW OPEN!

Summer Intensive Registration NOW OPEN!

Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center
Everyone has been asking, "When can I register my child for classes?" Well our Summer Session Registration is finally open! CLICK HERE for details...http://dwanasmallwoodpac.org/summer-intensive/   P.S. - We recommend you read our "How to Register" instructions thoroughly to ensure a smooth and seamless registration process.  But as always, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact…

 
10:00am

John Jasperse (Morning Class)

Movement Research
The class will begin with an anatomy focused warm-up, drawn from both traditional and recent techniques, aiming to align and re-pattern the energy flow in the body in order to find support from the floor and our connection into space. We will begin with simple movements, improvisation scores, exercises, and sequences gradually building in complexity. We will learn movement material, some from Jasperse’s…

 
10:00am

C O R E M O T I O N Inner Structure with Daria Faïn

Movement Research
This class focuses on the inner structure of the body. The foundation of the structural focus is the alignment of the body and its relation to gravity. These principles are put into practice by means of a system of exercises using Qi Gong principles and forms. These exercises include deep release of the abdominal and visceral area with breathing and a simple succession of postures, and movements that…

 
10:00am

Barbara Mahler-Klein Technique™

Movement Research
We are not just a body or a mind. We are unique individuals with spirit and intelligence. The work in class engages us in a process that facilitates change. We work to right the pelvis on top of the legs, with the deep connections closest to the bones, and free the upper body and spine to move with ease and expression. Working on the level of the bone, we can let go of unnecessary tensions and habits…

 
10:00am
Modern Technique with Jenny Rocha

Modern Technique with Jenny Rocha

Brooklyn AirSpace
Modern Technique with Jenny Rocha at Brooklyn AirSpace Mondays 6:30-8pm Tuesdays 10-11:30am $18/$15 with our Ground Monthly Membership more info at brooklynairspace.com

 
10:00am
the invincible loser workshop V

the invincible loser workshop V

johannes wieland
i am a loser, and you, you're a loser too. then along comes this day - it makes you invincible. but you're still a loser. the only thing left to do is to make your way to new york to participate in a workshop with first-rate-loser johannes wieland which includes a warm-up with specialloser evangelos poulinas. be prepared for physical and mental exhaustion, being turned inside out and upside…

 
10:00am

Adult Open Ballet Class

Astoria Fine Arts Dance
$15 drop-in class at Astoria Fine Arts Dance

 
11:00am
A FREE/JAZZ, DANCE / IMPROV WORKSHOP

A FREE/JAZZ, DANCE / IMPROV WORKSHOP

Arts for Art
The workshop will be limited to 6 participants to allow personal attention and coaching. The workshop will serve as an introduction to Patricia Nicholson’s approach to a healthy body technique that is based on a unique floor bar that utilizes image work and meditation techniques. The second part of the class deals with Improvisation investigation and techniques. Again there will be image work, techniques…

 
2:00pm

Pilates Mat Class for Dancers with Johanna S. Meyer

Movement Research
This class focuses on clear alignment, stabilizing the hypermobile body and a deep investigation of functional strength for dance. As dancers and somatic movers we need connected, consistent strength and support. We benefit massively from cross training, centering our minds and building an impeccable understanding of our vessel by balancing the extreme ranges of motion we perform on a daily basis.

 
3:00pm

Irene Dowd: Neuromuscular Preparation for Dance

Movement Research
Irene will teach selections of the material choreographed in response to her interaction with professional dancers and dance teachers in the past as well as new material she is creating now. These choreographies can be used as a very efficient warm-up for dance, as well as a musculo-skeletal conditioning program, neuro-muscular fine-tuning, and mental preparation for the greater awareness and expansiveness…

 
3:05pm
Company Workshop

Company Workshop

FJK Dance
FJK Dance, Introducing the Contemporary blend of Ballroom movement and Ballet with Fadi Khoury. Professional and Pre-professional levels are welcome. Space is limited. sign up required by Email.  http://www.fjkdance.com/

 
5:30pm
WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES

WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES

DEF DANCE JAM COMMUNITY
~~TRAINING IN DANCE, THEATER, MUSIC, WRITING, AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE, CHOREOGRAPHY, REPERTORY AND PERFORMANCE SOME PAID POSITIONS AND OR PERFORMANCE STIPENDS AVAILABLE ~~Def Dance Jam Workshop (DDJW Incorporated) is a non- for profit 501 (c) 3 inter-generational performing arts Troupe and Training program that brings together youth and adults with and without “Different Abilities.” To Audition…

 
6:00pm
6:00 - 7:15pm - LEVEL 1 Tango Vals

6:00 - 7:15pm - LEVEL 1 Tango Vals

Argentine Tango Classes NYC
We assume you know that in Milongas we actually dance to 3 different musics: Tango, Milonga and Vals. And no - Vals is not a faster and happier Tango. It definitely is faster, and definitely happier, but has its own steps, its own musicality and its own rules. You have two choices - you can start to learn all 3 types of Tango at the same time. It will be difficult, but rewarding. a??Or: You can start…

 
6:00pm
Hula Mixed Level with Makalina

Hula Mixed Level with Makalina

Lotus Music and Dance
Hula Mixed Level with Makalina Tuesdays 6pm -7 pm Jan 13th - June 2015 Pearl Stuudios 500 8th Avenue 4th Floor  New York New York  8 Class Card : $160 (8 x $20=160)  Single Session - $25 This class will take beginning  students through the basic steps and terminology of Hula, the expressive and beautiful dance of Hawai'i. Cultural history and initial movements will be explained the…

 
6:30pm
Ballet for Adults & Teens

Ballet for Adults & Teens

Brooklyn Music School
$10 with ClassCard or $11 Drop In Ballet for Adults&Teens caters to Beginner/Intermediate dancers.

 
6:30pm
Hip Hop Dance for Adults & Teens

Hip Hop Dance for Adults & Teens

Brooklyn Music School
$10 with ClassCard and $11 Drop In Hip Hop Dance for Adults&Teens caters to Beginner/Intermediate Dancers.

 
6:30pm
BEGINNER Argentine Tango

BEGINNER Argentine Tango

Ultimate Tango
This course is meant for people who either never ever danced Tango or took few classes long time ago or took few lessons quite recently but are not sure what they know or if they are ready for next level.   It’s good to take this course to put all your information in order. You gain the necessary vocabulary and learn all the basic movements to be able to easily follow the explanations in Intermediate…

 
6:30pm
Beginning Lyra

Beginning Lyra

Brooklyn AirSpace
Beginning lyra (aerial hoop) classes at Brooklyn AirSpace Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm with Kyla Ernst-Alper $30/class class is limited to 6 students. sign up at brooklynairspace.com to reserve your spot.

 
7:00pm
8 DAYS - A DANCE IMPROV & FREE JAZZ MEETING

8 DAYS - A DANCE IMPROV & FREE JAZZ MEETING

Arts for Art
PANEL Discussion:        A Meeting between Free Jazz and Dance Improvisers                                     April 4th at 7 PM  on Improvisation in Dance & in Free Jazz                                     Musicians: Matthew Shipp, Michael Bisio                                     &  Dancers:…

 
7:00pm
Beginning Aerial Silks

Beginning Aerial Silks

Brooklyn AirSpace
Beginning aerial silks classes at Brooklyn AirSpace Mondays 7-8pm with Kyla Ernst-Alper Tuesdays 7-8pm with Shalva Wise $30/class class is limited to 6 students. sign up at brooklynairspace.com to reserve your spot

 
7:00pm

Open Performance

Movement Research
Moderated by Mina Nishimura** Miriam Gabriel & Ian Kenselaar, Juliana Garber, Emma S. Kimball A program of non-curated shared showings of experimentation and work-in-progress for artists and works at all stages of development. Each evening includes an audience discussion, customarily moderated by current and former Movement Research Artists-in-Residence.

 
7:00pm
Ori Tahiti

Ori Tahiti

Lotus Music & Dance
Ori Tahiti Mixed Level with Carol Leogite Tuesday 7pm-8pm Starting Jan 20, 2015  Drop in $25 Classcard 8 Sessions - $160 ($20 per class) This class will teach you the basic movements of Tahitian Ori (dance) with a concentration on the Tahitian Otea(rapid Tahitian Dance style). Students will learn key steps and hand gestures performed to Tahitian drums and songs.

 
7:00pm
Body Expenditures: Excesses, Depletions, and Smoke Breaks

Body Expenditures: Excesses, Depletions, and Smoke Breaks

Abrons Arts Center
Work with performance focusing on bodies under the influence of contemporary labor practices and the hard borders of geopolitics, law, and gender. In this studio-laboratory explore how relevant texts can translate into movement, how arbitrary borders become lived experience, and how work remakes the body. The culmination of this workshop series will be a group performance of the participant’s collective…

 
7:20pm
7:20 - 8:35pm - LEVEL 2 Tango Vals

7:20 - 8:35pm - LEVEL 2 Tango Vals

Argentine Tango Classes NYC
We assume you know that in Milongas we actually dance to 3 different musics: Tango, Milonga and Vals. And no - Vals is not a faster and happier Tango. It definitely is faster, and definitely happier, but has its own steps, its own musicality and its own rules. You have two choices - you can start to learn all 3 types of Tango at the same time. It will be difficult, but rewarding. a??Or: You can start…

 
7:30pm
Tango Teachers Training

Tango Teachers Training

Ultimate Tango
If you always dreamed about becoming a teacher, and better yet - Argentine Tango teacher - your time had arrived! WE ARE LOOKING TO FILL 4 TEACHING POSITIONS at Beginner Level. For that we have created comprehensive Tango Teachers Training meant for those who have teaching charisma, want to spread Tango around and share their Tango passion with the newcomers by introducing them to Tango community. Tango…

 
7:30pm
Advanced Beginner Ballet w. Kat Wildish

Advanced Beginner Ballet w. Kat Wildish

Peridance
Visit http://www.peridance.com/openclasses.cfm for more details or email hope@katwildish.com ~~Over three decades of teaching, Kat Wildish has developed a distinctive, systematic, and highly effective approach to dance education. In her beginner & intermediate technique classes, correct placement is the root of Kat’s pedagogy. She gives a long barre and her entire syllabus is constructed to demand…

 
7:45pm
Advanced Lyra (aerial hoop)

Advanced Lyra (aerial hoop)

Brooklyn AirSpace
Advanced lyra (aerial hoop) classes at Brooklyn AirSpace Tuesdays 7:45-9:15pm with Jen Kovacs $40/class class is limited to 8 students. sign up at brooklynairspace.com to reserve your spot.

 
8:00pm
Performance Studio Open: Ayo Jackson, Brother(hood) Dance!, and Emily Wexler.

Performance Studio Open: Ayo Jackson, Brother(hood) Dance!, and Emily Wexler.

Center for Performance Research
Admission is Free to the public, with a suggested donation of $5. Performance Studio Open House presents works-in-progress and a discussion with the artists about the development process for new movement and dance. November’s showing will include work by Ayo Jackson, Brother(hood) Dance!, and Emily Wexler. Discussion moderated by Jen McGinn.

 
8:30pm
INTERMEDIATE Argentine Tango

INTERMEDIATE Argentine Tango

Ultimate Tango
This course furthers your knowledge about basic element of tango and extend your steps vocabulary, that can then used in improvisations. You will learn back and forward crosses, back and forward ochos and the difference between the two, giros to the left and right from front or back ochos, paradas and barridas, plus famous sandwich and mordida steps. The material is presented in very organized…

 
8:30pm
#TeamHustle: 2 Hours Hustle with Tybaldt Ulrich!

#TeamHustle: 2 Hours Hustle with Tybaldt Ulrich!

ProAmDanceTeam NYC
#TeamHustle is one of the winning Teams of ProAmDanceTeamNYC. Taught by world famous instructor & choreographer Tybaldt Ulrich, the group meets for a double session practicing choreography & technique. No partner necessary. If you know some basics of Hustle, it's a plus, although all levels are welcome. Come JOIN US for a FUN class TONIGHT! Pearl Studios, 519 8th Ave, Floor 12, Studio "G" RSVP…

 
8:40pm
8:40 - 9:55pm - LEVEL 3 Tango Vals

8:40 - 9:55pm - LEVEL 3 Tango Vals

Argentine Tango Classes NYC
We assume you know that in Milongas we actually dance to 3 different musics: Tango, Milonga and Vals. And no - Vals is not a faster and happier Tango. It definitely is faster, and definitely happier, but has its own steps, its own musicality and its own rules. You have two choices - you can start to learn all 3 types of Tango at the same time. It will be difficult, but rewarding. a??Or: You can start…

 
Wed 29th
10:00am
Summer Intensive Registration NOW OPEN!

Summer Intensive Registration NOW OPEN!

Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center
Everyone has been asking, "When can I register my child for classes?" Well our Summer Session Registration is finally open! CLICK HERE for details...http://dwanasmallwoodpac.org/summer-intensive/   P.S. - We recommend you read our "How to Register" instructions thoroughly to ensure a smooth and seamless registration process.  But as always, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact…

 
10:00am
 
10:00am

Body, Mind and Image with K.J. Holmes

Movement Research
Body, Mind and Image: Classes will investigate experiential anatomy through the lens of Body-Mind Centering®, developed by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, focusing on specific systems of the body (skeletal, organ, nerves, fluids, glands), and imagery and the physical imagination through Ideokinesis and the work of Mabel Todd (The Thinking Body) as learned from and with Andre Bernard. We will explore qualities,…

 
10:00am

Juliette Mapp (Morning Class)

Movement Research
The merging of the unconscious life of movement and the conscious attention to physical direction is part of the energizing practice we will explore in each class. We will improvise in order to expand our awareness of breath, weight, tension and release, taking time to notice our body's qualitative presence moment-by-moment. We will follow by dancing within technical forms to expand our range and…

 
10:00am
the invincible loser workshop V

the invincible loser workshop V

johannes wieland
i am a loser, and you, you're a loser too. then along comes this day - it makes you invincible. but you're still a loser. the only thing left to do is to make your way to new york to participate in a workshop with first-rate-loser johannes wieland which includes a warm-up with specialloser evangelos poulinas. be prepared for physical and mental exhaustion, being turned inside out and upside…

 
10:00am
Adv Modern Technique w. Danielle Russo

Adv Modern Technique w. Danielle Russo

100 Grand
Intermediate/Avdanced Contemporary Technique Danielle Russo at 100 Grand Wednesdays from 10am - 12pm located at: 100 Grand Street NYC (second floor) Class: $12 ritual flow is a professional intermediate/advanced technique class derivative of Bartenieff and release - inspired training. Class begins with floor exercises aimed to engage and strengthen core muscles, as well as lubricate supporting…

 
10:00am
Advanced Beginner Ballet w. Kat Wildish

Advanced Beginner Ballet w. Kat Wildish

Peridance
Visit http://www.peridance.com/openclasses.cfm for more details or email hope@katwildish.com ~~Over three decades of teaching, Kat Wildish has developed a distinctive, systematic, and highly effective approach to dance education. In her beginner & intermediate technique classes, correct placement is the root of Kat’s pedagogy. She gives a long barre and her entire syllabus is constructed to demand…

 
10:00am

Adult Open Ballet Class

Astoria Fine Arts Dance
$15 drop-in class at Astoria Fine Arts Dance

 
10:30am
Martha Graham Dance Company Pre-Audition Workshop

Martha Graham Dance Company Pre-Audition Workshop

Martha Graham Dance Company
PRE-AUDITION WORKSHOP April 29 - May 1, 2015  (Workshop is not required for audition) The Martha Graham Dance Company will offer a Pre-Audition Workshop, as well as a Technique Class, before our audition. Pre-Audition Workshop, Technique Class, and Audition slots are still available for registration. For more information visit: http://marthagraham.org/audition2015 For additional information…

 
11:00am
A FREE/JAZZ, DANCE / IMPROV WORKSHOP

A FREE/JAZZ, DANCE / IMPROV WORKSHOP

Arts for Art
The workshop will be limited to 6 participants to allow personal attention and coaching. The workshop will serve as an introduction to Patricia Nicholson’s approach to a healthy body technique that is based on a unique floor bar that utilizes image work and meditation techniques. The second part of the class deals with Improvisation investigation and techniques. Again there will be image work, techniques…

 
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12:00pm
Free Ballet Class

Free Ballet Class

*** Free Ballet Class *** Julio Alegria - Ballet Teacher Intermediate Ballet Wednesday, April 29, 12 PM - 1:30 PM (welcome everybody and all levels) Ballet Academy East (BAE) 1651 Third Avenue (92nd - 93rd Streets) New York, NY   10128 *** If you would like to attend, please email me at julioballetteacher@yahoo.com to sign up. ***  

 
12:00pm
Adv Modern Technique w. Danielle Russo

Adv Modern Technique w. Danielle Russo

100 Grand
Intermediate/Avdanced Contemporary Technique Danielle Russo at 100 Grand Wednesdays from 10am - 12pm located at: 100 Grand Street NYC (second floor) Class: $12 ritual flow is a professional intermediate/advanced technique class derivative of Bartenieff and release - inspired training. Class begins with floor exercises aimed to engage and strengthen core muscles, as well as lubricate supporting…

 
12:30pm

Feldenkrais® with Jimena Paz

Movement Research
The Feldenkrais Method® studies the works of our nervous system and our ability to recognize and create movement patterns that are both more efficient and more pleasant. The method emphasizes awareness, distribution of effort/action through the whole self, expanding self-perception and our ability to carry out our intentions. This class is ideal for dancers and people from different backgrounds interested…

 
1:00pm
Pilates Apparatus & Mat Work-Study Exchange

Pilates Apparatus & Mat Work-Study Exchange

The Lab
The Teaching Lab Pilates Apparatus Certification is a 620 hour course covering the Reformer, Wunda Chair and Cadillac Pilates apparatus. Our contemporary approach focuses on the development of the eye and intellect of the instructor to properly access postural imbalances and apply the most effective exercise selection possible to rebalance the body of each individual client. Students are encouraged…

 
2:00pm

Alexander Technique - Sarah White-Ayón

Movement Research
Alexander Technique looks at the way we carry out our intentions. Often we use a process that is habitual, unconscious, and counterproductive. The technique offers a practice of staying open and alert in the moment, observing our familiar tensions and choosing to move without them. Beginning with the assumption that we are perfectly designed for movement and balance, we engage our mind to undo layers…

 
3:05pm
Company Workshop

Company Workshop

FJK Dance
FJK Dance, Introducing the Contemporary blend of Ballroom movement and Ballet with Fadi Khoury. Professional and Pre-professional levels are welcome. Space is limited. sign up required by Email.  http://www.fjkdance.com/

 
4:00pm

C O R E M O T I O N Contemplative Action with Daria Faïn

Movement Research
Using the Chinese 5 Element Theory and other cognitive principles we will explore individually and collectively the correlation between the organs, senses, emotions, and the propriety of the material space that surrounds us. This practice implements the development of performative languages for improvisation and composition as it bridges physical, emotional, energetical and intellect awareness. All…

 
6:00pm
Dancewave Spring Gala 2015

Dancewave Spring Gala 2015

Dancewave
The Dancewave Gala is one of Brooklyn’s premiere cultural fundraisers reaching 200 attendees from New York’s community of supporters and arts philanthropists. Dancewave holds this special event in order to raise awareness and funds for its mission: to transform lives through dance by bringing dance into public schools, offering affordable dance classes to Brooklyn youth, and giving teens the opportunity…

 
6:00pm
Weekly Wednesday Class Series

Weekly Wednesday Class Series

Trisha Brown Dance Company
TBDC offers a weekly class series from 6:00pm-8:00pm on Wednesday nights at Gibney Dance Center 280 Broadway.  Core principles of Brown’s work, whether aesthetic, compositional, or kinetic, are taught via the creative and physical practices of past and current TBDC dancers.  Each teacher offers a unique focus and range of personal experience related to their understanding of Trisha's choreographic…

 
6:00pm

Skinner Releasing Technique with Karl Anderson

Movement Research
SRT facilitates an enhanced awareness of our creativity. This imagery-based Somatic experience intuits ease and healing. Through improvisation and play, we delve deeper inside and shed our notions of style and aesthetics in favor of a more intense personal discovery. Students are encouraged to enter "feeling states" and explore the limitlessness of their multi-dimensional aliveness. SRT makes for a…

 
6:00pm
Integral Yoga

Integral Yoga

Abrons Arts Center
Integral yoga is a system of hatha yoga that is holistic. This class begins with centering and sound vibration, postures, guided deep relaxation, breathing practices and a brief meditation practice. Bringing students in touch with the physical and the subtle aspects of themselves, learn meditation through focusing on breath and body awareness. Non-competition is encouraged both individually and with…

 
6:15pm

Studies Project: Dance and Labor

Movement Research
Organized in dialogue with Movement Research, luciana achugar, Abigail Levine and Kathy Westwater How is dance labor valued? How has it been valued? How might it be? And how can we affect the value assigned to this labor? These questions will be considered across a spectrum of contexts, including individual and institutional, organized and spontaneous, and historical and anecdotal to explore how performance…

 
6:30pm
African Dance for Adults & Teens

African Dance for Adults & Teens

Brooklyn Music School
$10 with ClassCard and $11 Drop In African Dance for Adults&Teens caters to Beginner/Intermediate dancers.

 
6:30pm
Tap Dance for Adults & Teens

Tap Dance for Adults & Teens

Brooklyn Music School
$10 with ClassCard and $11 Drop In Tap Dance for Adults&Teens caters to Beginner/Intermediate Dancers.

 
6:30pm
Flex Fit: flexibility & conditioning for athletes, dancers, & circus artists

Flex Fit: flexibility & conditioning for athletes, dancers, & circus artists

Brooklyn AirSpace
Flex Fit classes with Kyla Ernst-Alper at Brooklyn AirSpace flexibility & conditioning for athletes, dancers, and circus artists. Wednesdays 6:30-7:30pm $16/$13 with our Ground Monthly Membership more info at brooklynairspace.com

 
6:30pm

Contact Improvisation - K.J. Holmes

Movement Research
Contact Improvisation is a partnering dance form. Skills such as rolling, releasing, giving and supporting weight, expanding range of spatial concentration, lifting, catching and falling all help one move with and through gravity, share weight in motion, and use momentum and flow in physical contact. These weekly classes, open to people of all levels of movement experience, are informed by the individual…

 
7:00pm
8 DAYS: A DANCE IMPROV & FREE JAZZ MEETING

8 DAYS: A DANCE IMPROV & FREE JAZZ MEETING

Arts for Art
Announcing Arts for Art's April Evolving Series, presenting FreeJazz and Dance Improvisation. These 2 important streams in innovation and Improvisation each grew up in the Lower East Side in the 70’s and 80’s but only randomly interacted. Yoshiko Chuma & the School of Hard Knocks in collaboration with Patricia Nicholson Parker & Arts for Art, are bringing these improvisational streams together…

 
7:00pm
8 DAYS - A DANCE IMPROV & FREE JAZZ MEETING

8 DAYS - A DANCE IMPROV & FREE JAZZ MEETING

Arts for Art
PANEL Discussion:        A Meeting between Free Jazz and Dance Improvisers                                     April 4th at 7 PM  on Improvisation in Dance & in Free Jazz                                     Musicians: Matthew Shipp, Michael Bisio                                     &  Dancers:…

 
7:00pm
First Class $5 YOGA FOR EVERYDAY PEOPLE

First Class $5 YOGA FOR EVERYDAY PEOPLE

Dance Theatre of Harlem
Come and escape from life’s stressors in this beginner Yoga class designed for everyday people. Learn to strengthen and stretch your body gently to improve overall physical and mental balance. Namaste…. Attire: Loose fitting, comfortable workout clothing. Bare feet or socks. Don't forget your Yoga mat! Wednesdays, 7-8pm $5 for your first class! Already took your first class? Bring a friend…

 
7:30pm
LEIMAY Ludus Community Class

LEIMAY Ludus Community Class

LEIMAY
Led by LEIMAY artistic Director Ximena Garnica and company member Andrea Jones. This is a donation based drop-in class and accessible to everyone. No dance or movement training necessary. This is not a performance oriented class. LEIMAY has been investigating and exploring a variety of exercises which aid in the conditioning of a loose and fluid body. If you spend lots of time in front of a computer,…

 
7:30pm
Advanced Aerial Silks

Advanced Aerial Silks

Brooklyn AirSpace
Advanced aerial silks classes at Brooklyn AirSpace Wednesdays 7:30-9pm with Jen Kovacs $40/class class is limited to 8 students. sign up at brooklynairspace.com to reserve your spot.

 
8:00pm
Clinton The Musical

Clinton The Musical

Red Rising
                   Starring Kerry Butler (as Hillary Rodham Clinton), Tom Galantich (as WJ Clinton),                           Duke Lafoon (as Billy Clinton) and Judy Gold (as Eleanor Roosevelt)   “Ribald and entertaining!  Clinton The Musical is every bit as outrageous as you might think.” - The National Review President William Jefferson Clinton…

 
8:30pm
Bloowst windku

Bloowst windku

Rebecca Davis
HERE presents Bloowst windku By Rebecca Davis A HERE Resident Artist Production April 29-May 9 at 8:30pm Tickets $20   Bloowst windku [bloom-twist-windmill-haiku] is an hour-long performance for three dancers in which sound, light, and movement are compositional equals. Within a glowing room constructed from hundreds of used security envelopes collected over three years, the familiar is rendered…

 
9:00pm

Wednesday Night Swing Social (and Classes!)

Syncopated City Dance School
Syncopated City Dance School is holding its inaugural Wednesday Night Sing Social at the West Park Presbyterian Church (165 West 86th Street - on the corner of Amsterdam Avenue). Two blocks from the B/C; one block from the 1. It's $4 for Students, $6 for General Public. Right before at 8pm, they are starting this month's new cycle of beginner classes (at 7pm, there is an intermediate class).…

 
Thu 30th
8:00am
Pilates Mat with Amanda MacLeod

Pilates Mat with Amanda MacLeod

Brooklyn AirSpace
Pilates Mat classes with Amanda MacLeod at Brooklyn AirSpace Tuesdays 8:30-9:30am Thursdays 8-9am $16/$13 with our Ground Monthly Membership more info at brooklynairspace.com

 
9:00am
Pilates Reformer Class

Pilates Reformer Class

Elite Body Pilates
Open small group Pilates Reformer classes www.EliteBodyPilates.net info@EliteBodyPilates.net 212-717-1302

 
10:00am
Summer Intensive Registration NOW OPEN!

Summer Intensive Registration NOW OPEN!

Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center
Everyone has been asking, "When can I register my child for classes?" Well our Summer Session Registration is finally open! CLICK HERE for details...http://dwanasmallwoodpac.org/summer-intensive/   P.S. - We recommend you read our "How to Register" instructions thoroughly to ensure a smooth and seamless registration process.  But as always, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact…

 
10:00am
PROFESSIONAL TECHNIQUE class with improv/composition by Jim May

PROFESSIONAL TECHNIQUE class with improv/composition by Jim May

Sokolow Ensemble
Thursdays & Fridays 10:00-12:00 pm Jim May will give a demanding technical modern dance barre leading to movement through space whose goal is to develop rhythm, style, expression and an ability or knowledge that can be used in creative expression. The class will culminate into improvisational exercise that develop choreographic ideas based on the artistic works and philosophy of Thomas Hard Benton.…

 
10:00am

John Jasperse (Morning Class)

Movement Research
The class will begin with an anatomy focused warm-up, drawn from both traditional and recent techniques, aiming to align and re-pattern the energy flow in the body in order to find support from the floor and our connection into space. We will begin with simple movements, improvisation scores, exercises, and sequences gradually building in complexity. We will learn movement material, some from Jasperse’s…

 
10:00am

Barbara Mahler-Klein Technique™

Movement Research
We are not just a body or a mind. We are unique individuals with spirit and intelligence. The work in class engages us in a process that facilitates change. We work to right the pelvis on top of the legs, with the deep connections closest to the bones, and free the upper body and spine to move with ease and expression. Working on the level of the bone, we can let go of unnecessary tensions and habits…

 
10:00am
the invincible loser workshop V

the invincible loser workshop V

johannes wieland
i am a loser, and you, you're a loser too. then along comes this day - it makes you invincible. but you're still a loser. the only thing left to do is to make your way to new york to participate in a workshop with first-rate-loser johannes wieland which includes a warm-up with specialloser evangelos poulinas. be prepared for physical and mental exhaustion, being turned inside out and upside…

 
10:00am

Adult Open Ballet Class

Astoria Fine Arts Dance
$15 drop-in class at Astoria Fine Arts Dance

 
10:30am
Martha Graham Dance Company Pre-Audition Workshop

Martha Graham Dance Company Pre-Audition Workshop

Martha Graham Dance Company
PRE-AUDITION WORKSHOP April 29 - May 1, 2015  (Workshop is not required for audition) The Martha Graham Dance Company will offer a Pre-Audition Workshop, as well as a Technique Class, before our audition. Pre-Audition Workshop, Technique Class, and Audition slots are still available for registration. For more information visit: http://marthagraham.org/audition2015 For additional information…

 
11:00am
A FREE/JAZZ, DANCE / IMPROV WORKSHOP

A FREE/JAZZ, DANCE / IMPROV WORKSHOP

Arts for Art
The workshop will be limited to 6 participants to allow personal attention and coaching. The workshop will serve as an introduction to Patricia Nicholson’s approach to a healthy body technique that is based on a unique floor bar that utilizes image work and meditation techniques. The second part of the class deals with Improvisation investigation and techniques. Again there will be image work, techniques…

 
5:00pm
OPEN PRACTICE

OPEN PRACTICE

Whitney V. Hunter
Open Practice is a 7-day public performance/installation experimenting with presence, process, intention and manifestation as modes of operation. The artist will facilitate the conception and construction of the space through seven days of real time actions between the artist and the public. The artist and the public are the central components to this process of transforming the 1500+ sq ft gallery/art…

 
6:00pm
Irina Baronova and the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo: Victoria Tennant Celebrates Her Mother, the Baby Ballerina

Irina Baronova and the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo: Victoria Tennant Celebrates Her Mother, the Baby Ballerina

Jerome Robbins Dance Division NYPL
Irina Baronova and the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo: Victoria Tennant Celebrates Her Mother, the Baby Ballerina Thursday, April 30, 2015, 6 p.m. New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium Fully accessible to wheelchairs How to register: Online - http://goo.gl/emZA1p In 1932 George Balanchine chose the fourteen year old “baby…

 
6:00pm
COMPANY AUDITION FOR THE 2015-2016 30TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON

COMPANY AUDITION FOR THE 2015-2016 30TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON

José Mateo Ballet Theatre
Now hiring company dancers for José Mateo Ballet Theatre's 2015-2016 with four repertory seasons and The Nutcracker. Contracts are available for male and female ballet dancers, Sept–May, 28 weeks. All rehearsals and performances will take place in Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA. Remuneration is commensurate with experience.  AUDITION REQUIREMENTS The audition format is a ballet class. Female…

 
6:00pm
PARTNERING CLASS

PARTNERING CLASS

Elle Erdman & Nicola Collie
Now offering a community dance PARTNERING class open to dancers and choreographers. We are two friends and dancers in the NY dance circuit.  Our aim is to provide a space for those interested in pursuing dance training, improvisation, choreography and movement research collectively... WHO : ELLE ERDMAN & NICOLA COLLIE WHERE : 100 GRAND DANCE https://100grandsoho.wordpress.com/ WHEN : THURSDAYS…

 
6:00pm

Contact Improvisation - The Basics with Anthony Phillips

Movement Research
Contact Improvisation, initiated by dancer Steve Paxton in 1972, is a dance practice that plays with the physics between bodies and gravity. Using partnering skills such as rolling, releasing, weight exchange, falling, lifting and catching, and expanding range of spatial choice, the practice helps one move within sensation and disorientation, access moveable supports and tune to the use of touch, momentum,…

 
6:00pm
Salsa

Salsa

Abrons Arts Center
Explore the origins of Palladium and Salsa styles from traditional Cuban Son or contra-tiempo. In addition to the steps of Contradanza, Danzón, Changuí, Son, Chachachá, and Bolero, students at every stage of their salsa development will learn rhumba, Conga, mambo, Mozambique, and Casino to broaden their Salsa repertoire. Teaching artist-Carlos Mateu

 
6:00pm
Beginner 1- Kathak with Pandit S.N. Charka Ongoing

Beginner 1- Kathak with Pandit S.N. Charka Ongoing

Lotus Music and Dance
Jan 15th - June 25, 2015 Thursdays 6:00-7:00 pm 8 Partial Session Class Card:$160 Single Drop in: $25 Kathak is a North Indian classical dance form that originated in Hindu Temples and was influenced by the Persian and Moghul courts. In Sanskrit, Kathak means "to tell a story". In this class, students will be introduced to the 2 major aspects of Kathak: Abhinaya, the dance/acting of a story or…

 
6:30pm
Contemporary Dance for Adults & Teens

Contemporary Dance for Adults & Teens

Brooklyn Music School
$10 with ClassCard and $11 Drop In Contemporary Dance for Adults&Teens caters to Beginner/Intermediate Dancers.

 
6:30pm
BEGINNER Argentine Tango

BEGINNER Argentine Tango

Ultimate Tango
This course is meant for people who either never ever danced Tango or took few classes long time ago or took few lessons quite recently but are not sure what they know or if they are ready for next level.   It’s good to take this course to put all your information in order. You gain the necessary vocabulary and learn all the basic movements to be able to easily follow the explanations in Intermediate…

 
7:00pm
Readymade Cabaret

Readymade Cabaret

This Is Not A Theatre Company
In This is Not a Theatre Company’s Readymade Cabaret, the play’s scenes and the order in which they are performed are determined by a roll of the dice, giving audiences 1 out of a million possible plays in any given performance. Based on the notion of readymade art and the philosophies of Dada as practiced by Marcel Duchamp, Readymade Cabaret tackles the issues of chance, control, fate, and free…

 
7:00pm
First Class $5! WEST AFRICAN

First Class $5! WEST AFRICAN

Dance Theatre of Harlem
West African dance is energetic and expressive. Students will study traditional rhythms and movements from West Africa with dancer, drummer, Master Teacher Zan Myers. Attire: Comfortable workout clothing and bare feet. Women should bring a Lapa (a large scarf or piece of fabric that can be tied around the waist).  Thursdays, 7-8pm Take your first class for only $5! Already took your first class?…

 
7:30pm
Steps Repertory Ensemble Spring Season

Steps Repertory Ensemble Spring Season

Steps Repertory Ensemble
Steps Repertory Ensemble will present three different programs of dances by Mike Esperanza, Francesca Harper, Jae Man Joo, Lar Lubovitch, and company artistic director Bradley Shelver, featuring two world premieres.   The Ensemble, the resident company of Steps on Broadway, commissions choreographers, both established and emerging, to create new works and to restage repertory.

 
7:30pm
 
7:30pm
BEGINNER Argentine Tango

BEGINNER Argentine Tango

Ultimate Tango
This course is meant for people who either never ever danced Tango or took few classes long time ago or took few lessons quite recently but are not sure what they know or if they are ready for next level.   It’s good to take this course to put all your information in order. You gain the necessary vocabulary and learn all the basic movements to be able to easily follow the explanations in Intermediate…

 
7:30pm
Barre a Terre

Barre a Terre

Anabella Lenzu/DanceDrama
Find your inner-strength; develop & improve alignment and technique; explore and learn how to efficiently use your body and your energy in a healthy way as instruments of your expression. Through this class, you can increase flexibility and strength, overcome physical difficulties and incorrect posture, and acquire physical awareness to help prevent injuries. Open to all levels of experience.

 
7:30pm
Advanced Beginner Ballet w. Kat Wildish

Advanced Beginner Ballet w. Kat Wildish

Peridance
Visit http://www.peridance.com/openclasses.cfm for more details or email hope@katwildish.com ~~Over three decades of teaching, Kat Wildish has developed a distinctive, systematic, and highly effective approach to dance education. In her beginner & intermediate technique classes, correct placement is the root of Kat’s pedagogy. She gives a long barre and her entire syllabus is constructed to demand…

 
Just Added
8:00pm

Ballet Hispanico's Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro Recognized as Outstanding Artist - ArtsWestchester's 50th Anniversary

Ballet Hispanico
New York, NY – Ballet Hispanico is proud to announce that artistic director Eduardo Vilaro has been recognized as an outstanding artist living or working in Westchester County through ArtsWestchester’s 50th anniversary initiative “50 for 50.” The fifty artists were selected through a competitive nomination process for the quality of their artistic work and their cultural contributions to the…

 
8:00pm
WESTFEST DANCE FESTIVAL AT THE MARTHA GRAHAM THEATER

WESTFEST DANCE FESTIVAL AT THE MARTHA GRAHAM THEATER

WestFest Dance
WESTFEST | TOP FLOOR April 30-May 3, 8PM (Thursday-Sunday). Four shared evenings of dance in the Martha Graham Studio Theater, 55 Bethune, 11th floor. $20 The starlit Martha Graham Studio at Westbeth offers two performance programs over four nights. All artists will present up to 10 minutes of original dance, in a shared evening format. Estimate run time: 1hr / no intermission On Thursday, April…

 
8:00pm
curators: Jeanine Durning, Iréne Hultman, David Thomson

curators: Jeanine Durning, Iréne Hultman, David Thomson

Food for Thought
Admission for Food for Thought is just $5 plus 2 cans of food*; or $10! No advance reservations. Food for Thought presents multiple artists over one weekend with a different guest curator each evening. THURSDAY, APRIL 30: This is not the end: an evening with the 2013-2015 Movement Research Artists-in-Residence curated by JEANINE DURNING Featuring Ivy Baldwin, Whitney Hunter, Sam Kim, Joanna…

 
8:00pm
YoungArts@BAC: Dance, Music, Theater + Voice Performance Curated by Mikhail Baryshnikov and Pedja Muzijevic

YoungArts@BAC: Dance, Music, Theater + Voice Performance Curated by Mikhail Baryshnikov and Pedja Muzijevic

YoungArts New York
Come marvel at a dance, music, theater and voice performance by the next Ricky Ubeda, Jennifer Koh, Kerry Washington and Chris Young (all YoungArts Alumni). The multidisciplinary performance curated by Mikhail Baryshnikov and Pedja Muzijevic is one of four public events during YoungArts New York, an annual week long program that supports more than 100 emerging artists (ages 15-18) from the tri-state…

 
8:30pm
Bloowst windku

Bloowst windku

Rebecca Davis
HERE presents Bloowst windku By Rebecca Davis A HERE Resident Artist Production April 29-May 9 at 8:30pm Tickets $20   Bloowst windku [bloom-twist-windmill-haiku] is an hour-long performance for three dancers in which sound, light, and movement are compositional equals. Within a glowing room constructed from hundreds of used security envelopes collected over three years, the familiar is rendered…

 
8:30pm
INTERMEDIATE Argentine Tango

INTERMEDIATE Argentine Tango

Ultimate Tango
This course furthers your knowledge about basic element of tango and extend your steps vocabulary, that can then used in improvisations. You will learn back and forward crosses, back and forward ochos and the difference between the two, giros to the left and right from front or back ochos, paradas and barridas, plus famous sandwich and mordida steps. The material is presented in very organized…

 
9:00pm
Readymade Cabaret

Readymade Cabaret

This Is Not A Theatre Company
In This is Not a Theatre Company’s Readymade Cabaret, the play’s scenes and the order in which they are performed are determined by a roll of the dice, giving audiences 1 out of a million possible plays in any given performance. Based on the notion of readymade art and the philosophies of Dada as practiced by Marcel Duchamp, Readymade Cabaret tackles the issues of chance, control, fate, and free…

 
Fri 1st
10:00am
Summer Intensive Registration NOW OPEN!

Summer Intensive Registration NOW OPEN!

Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center
Everyone has been asking, "When can I register my child for classes?" Well our Summer Session Registration is finally open! CLICK HERE for details...http://dwanasmallwoodpac.org/summer-intensive/   P.S. - We recommend you read our "How to Register" instructions thoroughly to ensure a smooth and seamless registration process.  But as always, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact…

 
10:00am
 
10:00am
PROFESSIONAL TECHNIQUE class with improv/composition by Jim May

PROFESSIONAL TECHNIQUE class with improv/composition by Jim May

Sokolow Ensemble
Thursdays & Fridays 10:00-12:00 pm Jim May will give a demanding technical modern dance barre leading to movement through space whose goal is to develop rhythm, style, expression and an ability or knowledge that can be used in creative expression. The class will culminate into improvisational exercise that develop choreographic ideas based on the artistic works and philosophy of Thomas Hard Benton.…

 
10:00am

Qi Gong: practicing being and seeing with Melanie Maar

Movement Research
In this class I offer space for a self nurturing, awake state, where we can explore and learn about principles of energetic and anatomic dynamics that can benefit people within their own practices and ways. I approach somatic, artistic and psychic as synergetic. We work with methods related to the 5 Element System like Iron Shirt, Sexual Energy Practices and Bagua Circling through image activation,…

 
10:00am
Barre a Terre

Barre a Terre

Anabella Lenzu/DanceDrama
Find your inner-strength; develop & improve alignment and technique; explore and learn how to efficiently use your body and your energy in a healthy way as instruments of your expression. Through this class, you can increase flexibility and strength, overcome physical difficulties and incorrect posture, and acquire physical awareness to help prevent injuries. Open to all levels of experience.

 
10:00am

Juliette Mapp (Morning Class)

Movement Research
The merging of the unconscious life of movement and the conscious attention to physical direction is part of the energizing practice we will explore in each class. We will improvise in order to expand our awareness of breath, weight, tension and release, taking time to notice our body's qualitative presence moment-by-moment. We will follow by dancing within technical forms to expand our range and…

 
10:00am

Adult Open Ballet Class

Astoria Fine Arts Dance
$15 drop-in class at Astoria Fine Arts Dance

 
10:30am
Martha Graham Dance Company Pre-Audition Workshop

Martha Graham Dance Company Pre-Audition Workshop

Martha Graham Dance Company
PRE-AUDITION WORKSHOP April 29 - May 1, 2015  (Workshop is not required for audition) The Martha Graham Dance Company will offer a Pre-Audition Workshop, as well as a Technique Class, before our audition. Pre-Audition Workshop, Technique Class, and Audition slots are still available for registration. For more information visit: http://marthagraham.org/audition2015 For additional information…

 
12:30pm
Humphrey-Weidman classes with Gail Corbin

Humphrey-Weidman classes with Gail Corbin

Sokolow Ensemble
Fridays 12:30-2:00 pm This class is taught by Gail Corbin, a leading exponent in the technique and repertory of Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman. Come and experience “Fall and Recovery” and explore in depth those principles: weight, suspension, successional flow through Humphrey’s purity of movement in the technique and learn excerpts from both Humphrey and Weidman’s rich and dynamic repertory.…

 
3:30pm
Dance With Me

Dance With Me

Dance Theatre of Harlem
Ages: 18 Months- 2 3/4 years $10 per session/$90 per 10 class card NO REGISTRATION FEE REQUIRED  

 
Just Added
6:00pm

First Fridays! Dance

The Bronx Museum of the Arts
Join us for a night of flamenco puro and contemporary dance. Four extraordinary artists from Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca will perform traditional flamenco presenting a range of comedy, joy, and sadness through dance. Artist and choreographer Nia Love will perform her new project entitled Recognize, an exploration of interpersonal relationships, with her young son, virtuoso drummer Kojo Roney.   Free…

 
6:00pm
Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Asia Society
Kick off your weekend and celebrate the start of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with a night at the museum — along with dancing, live music, street food, and more. Join us on Friday, May 1 from 6:00-9:00 pm at Asia Society headquarters on Park Avenue and 70th Street for festivities including: MUSIC by Vietnamese-American DJ George Pihlgren DANCING with NYC Bhangra FREE MUSEUM TOURS of Buddhist…

 
6:00pm
Talk on Dance’s Repertoires: Transmission and Reenactment

Talk on Dance’s Repertoires: Transmission and Reenactment

with Linda Shelton, Executive Director, Joyce Theater; Yorgos Loukos, Director, Lyon Opera Ballet; Lance Gries, freelance dancer, choreographer, representing the Trisha Brown Dance Company; Trajal Harrell, artist-choreographer. In conjunction with Lyon Opera Ballet's presence at the Joyce Theater, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy will host a talk on Dance’s Repertoires, Transmission…

 
6:00pm
6:00 - 7:15pm - LEVEL 1 Argentine Tango

6:00 - 7:15pm - LEVEL 1 Argentine Tango

Argentine Tango Classes NYC
When we begin to learn something new in our life it is only natural that we want to progress as fast as possible. And so it’s quite normal that we skip all the important basics as we are so focused on running through all levels of learning. When we begin we immediately want to be allowed at intermediate level classes, when we are intermediate we want to run to advance classes. What happens is this:…

 
6:00pm

Dance classes

McManus Irish Dance
Irish dance classes for kids 4& older thru adult. Classes in Sunnyside and Manhattan. Email: McManusirishdance@gmail.com For more info or visit: www.McManusIrishDance.com

 
6:30pm

free african dance classes every friday

harambee dance company
every friday ! free african dance classes by harambee dance company. taught by artistic director, sandella malloy.  just show up and dance;  everyone is welcome,  6:30 - 8:30pm.   contact harambee if you have any questions. 212 942 3566 or www.harambeedancecompany.com.

 
6:30pm
#TeamLatin: 2 hours Latin-American Dance Class with World Champ Olga Nesterova!

#TeamLatin: 2 hours Latin-American Dance Class with World Champ Olga Nesterova!

ProAmDanceTeam NYC
#TeamLatin meets weekly for a 2-hour session of Latin-American Dance choreography & technique. Learn some sassy moves in Samba, ChaCha, Rumba and Jive (Swing) to some great music among wonderful crowd of different dance levels. Taught by World Champion Olga Nesterova - the class enjoys positive energy, great music selection and fun choreographies. No partner necessary, all levels welcome although some…

 
7:00pm

Barnard/Columbia Dances at Miller Theatre

Barnard College
Friday, May 1 – Saturday, May 2, 7:00 p.m. (2:00 p.m. Saturday) The Barnard College department of dance presents three world premieres along with a revival of Gloria, staged by Marjorie Folkman ’91, and performed with live music conducted by Gail Archer, director of the Barnard/Columbia Chorus. The two day event includes works by John Heginbotham, a longtime member of the Mark Morris Dance Group;…

 
7:20pm
7:20 - 8:35pm - LEVEL 2 Argentine Tango

7:20 - 8:35pm - LEVEL 2 Argentine Tango

Argentine Tango Classes NYC
When we begin to learn something new in our life it is only natural that we want to progress as fast as possible. And so it’s quite normal that we skip all the important basics as we are so focused on running through all levels of learning. When we begin we immediately want to be allowed at intermediate level classes, when we are intermediate we want to run to advance classes. What happens is this:…

 
7:30pm
AND ALSO this

AND ALSO this

Chris McMillan
AND ALSO this builds upon a recently choreographed solo by Chris McMillan, Woman in Dress, which utilized somatic practices to explore concepts of external versus internal awareness, and expands on the notion of familiar and unfamiliar terrain.  With a cast of three women, AND ALSO this ventures into the topography of the body and of an individual’s mental landscape, with particular attention given…

 
7:30pm
Steps Repertory Ensemble Spring Season

Steps Repertory Ensemble Spring Season

Steps Repertory Ensemble
Steps Repertory Ensemble will present three different programs of dances by Mike Esperanza, Francesca Harper, Jae Man Joo, Lar Lubovitch, and company artistic director Bradley Shelver, featuring two world premieres.   The Ensemble, the resident company of Steps on Broadway, commissions choreographers, both established and emerging, to create new works and to restage repertory.

 
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WESTFEST DANCE FESTIVAL AT THE MARTHA GRAHAM THEATER

WESTFEST DANCE FESTIVAL AT THE MARTHA GRAHAM THEATER

WestFest Dance
WESTFEST | TOP FLOOR April 30-May 3, 8PM (Thursday-Sunday). Four shared evenings of dance in the Martha Graham Studio Theater, 55 Bethune, 11th floor. $20 The starlit Martha Graham Studio at Westbeth offers two performance programs over four nights. All artists will present up to 10 minutes of original dance, in a shared evening format. Estimate run time: 1hr / no intermission On Thursday, April…

 
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curators: Jeanine Durning, Iréne Hultman, David Thomson

curators: Jeanine Durning, Iréne Hultman, David Thomson

Food for Thought
Admission for Food for Thought is just $5 plus 2 cans of food*; or $10! No advance reservations. Food for Thought presents multiple artists over one weekend with a different guest curator each evening. THURSDAY, APRIL 30: This is not the end: an evening with the 2013-2015 Movement Research Artists-in-Residence curated by JEANINE DURNING Featuring Ivy Baldwin, Whitney Hunter, Sam Kim, Joanna…

 
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Performs New York City Premiere of NO STANDING ANY TIME

Performs New York City Premiere of NO STANDING ANY TIME

Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble
3 dancers & 3 musicians explore the nocturnal world between dreams. Featuring Grammy-nominated trumpeter and composer Tim Hagans. Choreography by Michele Brangwen, music by Tim Hagans, with sections of movement and music created spontaneously in the moment by all performers. "Inspired & Inspiring" - Ashley Kahn. The program also includes INVITATION where soprano saxophone, dancers, gong, woodblocks,…

 
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Premiere of "Fracture"

Matthew Brookoff Dance Repertory Company
Choreographer Matthew Brookoff presents his company in the world premiere of "Fracture," a neo-classical ballet to a commissioned score by young composer Brad Crane, along with "In Love Again," a charmer to four great songs by Rodgers and Hart; and "Lyrical Male Suite #1: Songs of Love and Solitude."    Dancers are Josh Christopher, Barton Cowperthwaite, Holly Curran, Jehbreal Jackson, Temple Kemezis,…

 
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Avant-Garde-Arama: MAYDAY!

Avant-Garde-Arama: MAYDAY!

Abrons Arts Center
On loan from Performance Space 122 A tribute to the 100th Anniversary of the Abrons’ Playhouse, this edition of Avant-Garde-Arama features artists who have helped to build the legacy of 21st Century performance, along with their picks for the next generation of groundbreaking, edge cutting, legacy making artists. Friday May 1: Hosted by Penny Arcade and Erin Markey Saturday May 2: Hosted by Carmelita…

 
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FLAMENCO amalgama*

FLAMENCO amalgama*

Thalia Spanish Theatre presents Danza España
Thalia Spanish Theatre presents    DANZA ESPAÑA Artistic Director YLOY YBARRA, Founder ANDREA DEL CONTE in FLAMENCO amalgama* a collaboration with Omayra Amaya Amalgama means a mixture of cultures. An exciting show of traditional and contemporary flamenco music & dance celebrating the various cultures that come together and are united by FLAMENCO.   April 24 to May 10, 2015 Fridays & Saturdays…

 
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Narrentanz

Narrentanz

Dance To The People
 Dance To The People presents: Narrentanz Narrentanz is Dance To The People's first collaborative piece, developed in residence at the College of Staten Island with support from the CUNY Dance Initiative. The choreographic process has been guided by Maira Duarte, in collaboration with the dancers, and with guest choreographers Cameron McKinney and Benedetta Capanna. We are proud to present…

 
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Looking For Female & Male Dancers

Looking For Female & Male Dancers

Embrace!
About the production: Embrace! is a new choreodrama that uses soulful and sensual performing art to tell the story of one woman's journey to sexy self-confidence and promote confidence in other women of all shades, shapes and sizes. Provides a great opportunity and platform for emerging artists to show their talents and build their production experience/resume. Where/When: Scheduled to be a 1-2…

 
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Fitness Instructor

Physique 57 Dubai
Are you passionate about health and fitness and also interested in traveling around the world?  Do you have a background in dance?  Physique 57 is looking for high-energy, creative and dynamic instructors to join our team in Dubai!   Physique 57 is an internationally renowned ballet-barre based fitness company that has been changing the way people look, feel, and live since 2006.  Our program…

 
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1:25 Barnard Dances

1:25 Barnard Dances

Barnard College
Barnard College’s department of dance presents a digital-performance installation honoring the legacy of dance at the College. Viewers can watch archival dance images come to life with site-specific dances choreographed by Barnard students, each one minute and twenty-five seconds in length. At multiple sites throughout the campus, visitors can use their mobile devices to trigger a dance video associated…

 
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RIOULT Dance NY Announces 2014-15 Tour

RIOULT Dance NY
RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, announces it’s 2014-15 Tour Schedule with 22 performances in 16 cities throughout the U.S. and abroad. The season will include a broad range of dances including mixed repertory programs as well as The Ravel Project (Home Front, Wien, Prelude to Night, Bolero); Bach Dances (Views of the Fleeting World, City, Celestial…

 
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Bloowst windku

Bloowst windku

Rebecca Davis
HERE presents Bloowst windku By Rebecca Davis A HERE Resident Artist Production April 29-May 9 at 8:30pm Tickets $20   Bloowst windku [bloom-twist-windmill-haiku] is an hour-long performance for three dancers in which sound, light, and movement are compositional equals. Within a glowing room constructed from hundreds of used security envelopes collected over three years, the familiar is rendered…

 
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BEGINNER Argentine Tango

BEGINNER Argentine Tango

Ultimate Tango
This course is meant for people who either never ever danced Tango or took few classes long time ago or took few lessons quite recently but are not sure what they know or if they are ready for next level.   It’s good to take this course to put all your information in order. You gain the necessary vocabulary and learn all the basic movements to be able to easily follow the explanations in Intermediate…

 
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8:40 - 9:55pm - LEVEL 3 Argentine Tango

8:40 - 9:55pm - LEVEL 3 Argentine Tango

Argentine Tango Classes NYC
When we begin to learn something new in our life it is only natural that we want to progress as fast as possible. And so it’s quite normal that we skip all the important basics as we are so focused on running through all levels of learning. When we begin we immediately want to be allowed at intermediate level classes, when we are intermediate we want to run to advance classes. What happens is this:…

 
Replacement Place at New York Live Arts