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Sun 24th
8:00am
Tap Treasures Hunt & Tour

Tap Treasures Hunt & Tour

The American Tap Dance Foundation
Tap Treasures Hunt and Tour 2015 In honor of National Tap Dance Day (May 25th), the American Tap Dance Foundation would like to invite you to participate in our Tap Treasures Hunt & Tour. This 1-week-event features 7 hidden locations (plus 1 BONUS) in New York City that are significant to the development and history of the American born, Tap Dance.  The ATDF has specially selected these locations…

 
10:00am
FREE TAP DANCE OPEN HOUSE

FREE TAP DANCE OPEN HOUSE

The American Tap Dance Foundation
Sunday, May 24, 2015 (10-11am) ATDF Youth & Adult Program Open Houses Ages 3 1/2 – Adults Free Introductory Class & Demos by the Tap City Youth Ensemble Students American Tap Dance Center, 154 Christopher Street #2B (between Greenwich & Washington Streets) To pre-register call us at (646) 230-9564

 
11:00am
AUDITION/CASTING: EDC NEW YORK!!!

AUDITION/CASTING: EDC NEW YORK!!!

Insomniac Events
Casting for dancers, performers, and specialty acts for EDC New York! We are looking for fun, adventurous and talented performers to join our electric circus for the weekend. The audition will be held in NYC on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 from 12pm-5pm in NYC. Please submit a cover letter with availabilty, headshot, and a few recent full body shots to missfortune13@mac.com for consideration. Thanks so…

 
12:00pm
Project Manager

Project Manager

Lacey lace entertainment/2man army entertainment
HI DANCERS:       MY NAME IS LISA ALLEN AND I AM THE PROJECT MANAGER FOR " GO PRETTY GIRL " AS WELL AS FOR  (2MAN ARMY ENTERTAINMENT/EIUMT) AND THE PRESIDENT /CEO OF LACEY LACE ENTERTAINMENT.      WEARE LOOKING FOR DANCERS AND EXTRA TO STAR IN THIS MUSIC VIDEO. WE ARE HAVING  ORIENTATION FOR THE "GO PRETTY GIRL " MTV JAM VIDEO WHICH IS A CARIBBEAN/HIP HOP FLARE. WE ARE LOOKING FOR B-BOYS/B-GIRLS,HIP…

 
12:00pm
FREE OUTDOOR TAP DANCE EVENT

FREE OUTDOOR TAP DANCE EVENT

The American Tap Dance Foundation
FREE FREE FREE! We don't know a more fun way to have you and your families join us in tap dancing, than to host a FREE outdoor event on Sunday, May 24th, because it's NATIONAL TAP DANCE DAY on May 25th! Sunday, May 24, 2015 (noon-2pm) Tap Attack for National Tap Dance Day Hudson River Park/Pier 45 (Christopher Street and the Hudson River) FREE public performance by ATDF students, the Tap…

 
12:00pm
TAP ATTACK! In Celebration of National Tap Dance Day

TAP ATTACK! In Celebration of National Tap Dance Day

American Tap Dance Foundation
  Tap Attack is a free, public, outdoor event presented by the American Tap Dance Foundation. Open jam sessions with ATDF students (children, teens and adults), the Tap City Youth Ensemble and special appearances by top tappers will enhance the festivities on Sunday, May 24 at Hudson River Park, Pier 45 at Christopher Street and the Hudson River, noon-2pm. Tap Attack will mark the 26th anniversary…

 
2:00pm
 La MaMa Moves! SHARED EVENING Gwen Welliver | Eric Geiger & Anya Cloud | Brandon Collwes

La MaMa Moves! SHARED EVENING Gwen Welliver | Eric Geiger & Anya Cloud | Brandon Collwes

La MaMa ETC
WHAT A HORSE! CHOREOGRAPHY BY GWEN WELLIVER, STUART SINGER, CLAIRE WESTBY SOUND COMPOSITION BY JAKE MEGINSKY PERFORMED BY REID BARTELME, STUART SINGER, CLAIRE WESTBY Gwen Welliver continues to embrace both formalism and fantasy in her new work What a Horse! Inspired by visual artist Paul Klee’s image of the same name (Was Fur ein Pferd!, 1929), Welliver and her collaborators lift Klee’s image…

 
2:00pm
Hubbard Street  Dance Chicago

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

The Joyce Theater
“The list of choreographers who have worked with this immaculately technical group reads like an international who’s who of contemporary dance,” proclaims The New York Times about Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, and its Joyce season is no exception. Celebrating its 37th season in 2014-15, the company, under the artistic leadership of Glenn Edgerton, performs two programs featuring works by JiA?í…

 
2:00pm
Soaking WET in May

Soaking WET in May

Soaking WET
The Soaking WET series returns with a program of works by five cutting-edge choreographers: Maura Nguyen Donohue, Garnet Henderson, Deborah Lohse, Zoe Rabinowitz, and Catherine Tharin.   The innovative Women in Motion (WiM), curated by David Parker, has commissioned works by Donohue, Lohse and Rabinowitz.   Soaking WET welcomes back Henderson and Tharin after their successful appearances on the…

 
2:00pm

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana
Flamenco is celebrated on-stage at BAM Fisher for the first time as FLAMENCO VIVO CARLOTA SANTANA presents ANGELES/ALMAS, the company’s Spring 2015 NYC season, May 19-24 at Brooklyn Academy of Music’s BAM Fisher Building, 321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, New York.   Founded in 1983, FLAMENCO VIVO CARLOTA SANTANA is one of this country's longest-established flamenco companies, dedicated to promoting…

 
2:00pm
Angeles/Almas

Angeles/Almas

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana
Flamenco is celebrated on the BAM Fisher stage for the first time, as Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana presents two programs of original works by acclaimed contemporary flamenco artists, performed with live singers and musicians. PROGRAM A - May 19-21, 7:30pm Featuring guest artist ANGEL MUÑOZ and the Company in the US premiere of Angeles, along with repertory by Antonio Hidalgo, Enrique Vicent and…

 
3:00pm
Dusk Ahead

Dusk Ahead

Junk Ensemble
CREATION AND CHOREOGRAPHY BY JESSICA KENNEDY, MEGAN KENNEDY PERFORMED BY JUSTINE COOPER, MIGUEL DO VALE, RAMONA NAGABCZYNSKI, RYAN O’NEILL, JAIOTZ OSA | MUSICIAN: EGIL ROSTAD   Exploring blindness and invisibility, Dusk Ahead shows the murky fading light of dusk when it is difficult to discern what is real and what is imagined. Dusk is the hour between dog and wolf, from domestic to wild. This high-caliber…

 
3:00pm
CelloPointe Spring Concert

CelloPointe Spring Concert

CelloPointe
In our fifth year, CelloPointe presents a salon-style concert of live chamber music and dance. Our company of 6 dancers will be joined by cello ensembles in a wide range of musical styles from Marcello to Beethoven to Kodaly and Apocalyptica. We are delighted to present this concert with choreographers including Deborah Wingert, Emery LeCrone, Elena Comendador & David Fernandez, the musical talents…

 
6:00pm
Persephone Pomegranate seeds, huny

Persephone Pomegranate seeds, huny

Stanley Love Performance Group
CONCEPTION AND CHOREOGRAPHY BY STANLEY LOVE PERFORMED BY STANLEY LOVE PERFORMANCE GROUP Persephone Pomegranate seeds, huny will saturate the space with dance and fill it wall to wall with full-throttle movement, accompanied by an eclectic mix of songs. What these “classics” (ranging from Meredith Monk through Journey to Barry White and beyond) have in common is an uplifting mood, corresponding…

 
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…

 
Mon 25th
8:00am
DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive and Mentorship

DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive and Mentorship

Doug Varone and Dancers
On the heels of a successful pilot year, Varone and his dancers will lead a Choreographic Intensive and Mentorship designed for serious, emerging choreographers. The intensive will be divided into three distinct parts, over the course of several months. A week-long intensive residency kicks off the program*, Varone will share ideas about craft, design and composition through finely-honed creative…

 
10:00am
Master-Classes

Master-Classes

karinaelver.com
Former Soloist with The Royal Danish Ballet, Karina Elver will be holding Master Classes from May 18- July 24.. She is well known within the NYC dance community for her work with Ellison Ballet, Gelsey Kirkland Ballet, Joffrey Ballet School, and Steps on Broadway. Classes will be held Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10.00-11.30 am. 10$ pr class.   The studios are conveniently located in the…

 
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
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
the invincible loser series

the invincible loser series

the invincible loser series
coming to you: 'the invincible loser workshop series' with six different teachers/choreographers in berlin, may 25th - 31st 2015 - a week of incredible and rare workshops!   you can research or die with:   Jos Baker / Peeping Tom Juan Kruz Diaz de Garaio Esnaola / Sasha Waltz & Guests Sita Ostheimer / Hofesh Shechter Tom Weinberger / former dancer with Batsheva Dance Company Johannes…

 
10:00am

Adult Open Ballet Class

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

 
10:30am
$10 Studio Rental

$10 Studio Rental

Williamsburg Movement and Arts Center
$10 Studio space available, 10:30-2:30pm. Email rentals@wmaac.com to reserve space.

 
12:00pm

Janet Panetta - Ballet for Contemporary Dancer

Movement Research
MON, TUES, THURS, FRI 12-2pm Gibney Dance Center 280 Broadway $17/class ($120 for an 8-Class Card, valid for one month and for this class only. MR Class Cards not applicable.) As a veteran of the American Ballet Theatre, Janet Panetta also has a broad experience of contemporary dance forms. She has trained dancers in many of the major American companies such as American Ballet Theatre, New York…

 
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
Founder

Founder

AbunDANCE with Keomi Tarver
Welcoming all those with two left feet, a mean two step, folks who have their ballet shoes or old school Adidas in reach. Calling all folks who want to release anything they picked up that doesn't belong to them or anyone who just wants to give thanks for being able to move. A mixture of Hip Hop, Salsa, African Dance and Booty Poppin! Classes are $10 online or $12 at the door; 6:00-7:00pm;  To…

 
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
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

 
7:15pm
NEW Open Level Adult Class at WMAAC- Jazz/Funk

NEW Open Level Adult Class at WMAAC- Jazz/Funk

Williamsburg Movement and Arts Center
This is a Jazz/Funk open level adult class taught by Josef Woodson. $15- Drop-in, $45- One time unlimited week of classes, $135- 10 class card (3 month expiration)

 
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…

 
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 26th
8:00am
DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive and Mentorship

DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive and Mentorship

Doug Varone and Dancers
On the heels of a successful pilot year, Varone and his dancers will lead a Choreographic Intensive and Mentorship designed for serious, emerging choreographers. The intensive will be divided into three distinct parts, over the course of several months. A week-long intensive residency kicks off the program*, Varone will share ideas about craft, design and composition through finely-honed creative…

 
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
NEW Open Level Adult Class at WMAAC- Deeply Centered

NEW Open Level Adult Class at WMAAC- Deeply Centered

Williamsburg Movement and Arts Center
This is an adult open level pilates based class taught by Aimee Cox. $15- Drop-in, $45- One time unlimited week of classes, $135- 10 class card (3 month expiration)

 
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
NEW Open Level Adult Class at WMAAC- Funk Ballet

NEW Open Level Adult Class at WMAAC- Funk Ballet

Williamsburg Movement and Arts Center
This is an adult open level Funk Ballet class taught by Aimee Cox. $15- Drop-in, $45- One time unlimited week of classes, $135- 10 class card (3 month expiration)

 
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 series

the invincible loser series

the invincible loser series
coming to you: 'the invincible loser workshop series' with six different teachers/choreographers in berlin, may 25th - 31st 2015 - a week of incredible and rare workshops!   you can research or die with:   Jos Baker / Peeping Tom Juan Kruz Diaz de Garaio Esnaola / Sasha Waltz & Guests Sita Ostheimer / Hofesh Shechter Tom Weinberger / former dancer with Batsheva Dance Company Johannes…

 
10:00am

Adult Open Ballet Class

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

 
11:00am
Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition

Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition

Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition
Valentina Kozlova, former principal dancer with the Bolshoi Ballet and New York City Ballet,  announces the 5th annual International Ballet Competition, May 26-30 at Symphony Space.    180 classical and contemporary dancers from 22 countries around the world, from Russia to Paraguay, will gather in New York to dance before an international panel of judges led by renowned Andris Liepa, former principal…

 
11:30am
$10 Studio Rental

$10 Studio Rental

Williamsburg Movement and Arts Center
$10 studio rental available, 11:30-2:30pm. Email rentals@wmaac.com to reserve space.

 
12:00pm

Janet Panetta - Ballet for Contemporary Dancer

Movement Research
MON, TUES, THURS, FRI 12-2pm Gibney Dance Center 280 Broadway $17/class ($120 for an 8-Class Card, valid for one month and for this class only. MR Class Cards not applicable.) As a veteran of the American Ballet Theatre, Janet Panetta also has a broad experience of contemporary dance forms. She has trained dancers in many of the major American companies such as American Ballet Theatre, New York…

 
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.

 
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…

 
Just Added
6:00pm
New Introductory-Level Ballet Class with Andrew Champlin!

New Introductory-Level Ballet Class with Andrew Champlin!

Gibney Dance
Gibney Dance: Choreographic Center 890 Broadway, 5th Fl Tuesdays / 6:00 - 7:30 pm. Join Andrew Champlin for ballet PM, a new introductory-level ballet class at Gibney Dance every Tuesday evening! Learn more about Andrew and the class here → http://bit.ly/1PCSmTg

 
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
NEW Open Level Adult Class at WMAAC- Fit Barre

NEW Open Level Adult Class at WMAAC- Fit Barre

Williamsburg Movement and Arts Center
This is an adult open level Fit Barre class taught by Aimee Cox. $15- Drop-in, $45- One time unlimited week of classes, $135- 10 class card (3 month expiration)

 
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.

 
6:30pm
Zumba Fitness Class

Zumba Fitness Class

Fit4Dance
If you like to dance and want to get fit, then check out Zumba classes with Laci Chisholm.  These classes are not only fun, but challenging and appropriate for dance fitness lovers of all levels!  Laci truly believes that dance has the ability to elevate the spirit, focus the mind, and center the body. This belief is evident in her high-energy classes where her infectious smile and encouraging words…

 
Just Added
7:00pm
Harlem Swing Dance Classes - Swing on Tuesdays!

Harlem Swing Dance Classes - Swing on Tuesdays!

The Harlem Swing Dance Society
No partner necessary: On Tuesdays learn Harlem's Signature Cultural Dance - The Lindy Hop /Swing Dance - with The Harlem Swing Dance Society (THSDS).  Savoy Ballroom Legend Sonny Allen will assist you to learn the smooth style and other techniques to get you social dancing! Class is from 7pm to 8pm. For more info contact THSDS at the hotline 347 - 709 - 7022 or email theharlemswingdancesociety@gmail.com.…

 
7:00pm
NOTE TO SELF

NOTE TO SELF

Calm & Sense Creations Presents
NOTE TO SELF   Imagined, Directed + Choreographed by WES VELDINK   Starring RESHMA GAJJAR JILLIAN MEYERS MISHAY PETRONELLI HANNA-LEE SAKAKIBARA   Featuring FAITH LYLA   Designs by Aimee G. + Matthew Griffin   NOTE TO SELF is an intimate and fragile, site-specific and interactive experience that explores the things which can only be felt.  Come engage in the decadence of the visible…

 
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
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.

 
7:20pm
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
Wendy Whelan/Restless Creature

Wendy Whelan/Restless Creature

The Joyce Theater
Described by The New York Times as “America’s greatest contemporary ballerina,” Wendy Whelan, the former New York City Ballet principal, recently launched the Wendy Whelan New Works Initiative, which begins spectacularly with Restless Creature, a suite of four duets, each created by a talented young artist with whom Whelan also performs. This Joyce co-production and co-commission features Kyle…

 
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 House: Brooke Bell, Erin Ellen Kelly and Sydney Schiff Dance Project

Performance Studio Open House: Brooke Bell, Erin Ellen Kelly and Sydney Schiff Dance Project

CPR Presents
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. April’s showing will include work by Brooke Bell, Erin Ellen Kelly and Sydney Schiff Dance Project. Discussion moderated by Jen McGinn. Brooke Bell: The Dancing Boobies Trilogy: Lecture…

 
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…

 
9:00pm
NOTE TO SELF

NOTE TO SELF

Calm & Sense Creations Presents
NOTE TO SELF   Imagined, Directed + Choreographed by WES VELDINK   Starring RESHMA GAJJAR JILLIAN MEYERS MISHAY PETRONELLI HANNA-LEE SAKAKIBARA   Featuring FAITH LYLA   Designs by Aimee G. + Matthew Griffin   NOTE TO SELF is an intimate and fragile, site-specific and interactive experience that explores the things which can only be felt.  Come engage in the decadence of the visible…

 
Wed 27th
8:00am
DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive and Mentorship

DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive and Mentorship

Doug Varone and Dancers
On the heels of a successful pilot year, Varone and his dancers will lead a Choreographic Intensive and Mentorship designed for serious, emerging choreographers. The intensive will be divided into three distinct parts, over the course of several months. A week-long intensive residency kicks off the program*, Varone will share ideas about craft, design and composition through finely-honed creative…

 
10:00am
Master-Classes

Master-Classes

karinaelver.com
Former Soloist with The Royal Danish Ballet, Karina Elver will be holding Master Classes from May 18- July 24.. She is well known within the NYC dance community for her work with Ellison Ballet, Gelsey Kirkland Ballet, Joffrey Ballet School, and Steps on Broadway. Classes will be held Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10.00-11.30 am. 10$ pr class.   The studios are conveniently located in the…

 
10:00am

Body, Mind and Image with Karinne Keithley Syers

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
the invincible loser series

the invincible loser series

the invincible loser series
coming to you: 'the invincible loser workshop series' with six different teachers/choreographers in berlin, may 25th - 31st 2015 - a week of incredible and rare workshops!   you can research or die with:   Jos Baker / Peeping Tom Juan Kruz Diaz de Garaio Esnaola / Sasha Waltz & Guests Sita Ostheimer / Hofesh Shechter Tom Weinberger / former dancer with Batsheva Dance Company Johannes…

 
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

 
12:00pm
Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition

Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition

Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition
Valentina Kozlova, former principal dancer with the Bolshoi Ballet and New York City Ballet,  announces the 5th annual International Ballet Competition, May 26-30 at Symphony Space.    180 classical and contemporary dancers from 22 countries around the world, from Russia to Paraguay, will gather in New York to dance before an international panel of judges led by renowned Andris Liepa, former principal…

 
12:30pm

Afro Flow® Yoga with Pilin Anice

Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center
Afro Flow® Yoga infuses electrifying dance movements of the African Diaspora with a meditative yoga sequence of gentle yet powerful stretches. Deeply connect with the soulful rhythmic drums, energize your chakras, gain strength and flexibility and rejoice in the bliss of feeling renewed, grounded and peaceful!

 
12:30pm
NEW Open Level Adult Class at WMAAC- Contemporary

NEW Open Level Adult Class at WMAAC- Contemporary

Williamsburg Movement and Arts Center
This is an open level adult Contemporary class taught by Stephanie Guiland Brown. $15- Drop-in, $45- One time unlimited week of classes, $135- 10 class card (3 month expiration)

 
12:30pm
Free Open Sessions at the College of Staten Island

Free Open Sessions at the College of Staten Island

Dance To The People
Dance To The People is working on a piece to be presented at the Williamson Theater by next Fall (date TBD). We're holding sessions simultaneously at the College of Staten Island and Brooklyn Arts Exchange. The class section of every session is open to all, the choreography section is for those who would like to commit to a number of meetings in order to be a part of our piece. Please register…

 
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…

 
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
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
Zumba Fitness Class

Zumba Fitness Class

Fit4Dance
If you like to dance and want to get fit, then check out Zumba classes with Laci Chisholm.  These classes are not only fun, but challenging and appropriate for dance fitness lovers of all levels!  Laci truly believes that dance has the ability to elevate the spirit, focus the mind, and center the body. This belief is evident in her high-energy classes where her infectious smile and encouraging words…

 
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 - Margaret Paek

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
NOTE TO SELF

NOTE TO SELF

Calm & Sense Creations Presents
NOTE TO SELF   Imagined, Directed + Choreographed by WES VELDINK   Starring RESHMA GAJJAR JILLIAN MEYERS MISHAY PETRONELLI HANNA-LEE SAKAKIBARA   Featuring FAITH LYLA   Designs by Aimee G. + Matthew Griffin   NOTE TO SELF is an intimate and fragile, site-specific and interactive experience that explores the things which can only be felt.  Come engage in the decadence of the visible…

 
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…

 
7:30pm
Wendy Whelan/Restless Creature

Wendy Whelan/Restless Creature

The Joyce Theater
Described by The New York Times as “America’s greatest contemporary ballerina,” Wendy Whelan, the former New York City Ballet principal, recently launched the Wendy Whelan New Works Initiative, which begins spectacularly with Restless Creature, a suite of four duets, each created by a talented young artist with whom Whelan also performs. This Joyce co-production and co-commission features Kyle…

 
7:30pm
NEW Open Level Adult Class at WMAAC- African Dance

NEW Open Level Adult Class at WMAAC- African Dance

Williamsburg Movement and Arts Center
This is an adult open level African Dance class taught by DeAunna Blackwell. $15- Drop-in, $45- One time unlimited week of classes, $135- 10 class card (3 month expiration)

 
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
Beginner Swing Lessons Begin!

Beginner Swing Lessons Begin!

Syncopated City Dance School
If you’re new to swing, this is the place to start. This is also an excellent class for experienced dancers who want to shore up their technique. This course will take you and your group through the foundational elements of swing dance, including: swing rhythm, pulse, posture, triple-steps, lead/follow, and swing-outs. Class runs from 8-9pm and the stay for free dancing until midnight! (FREE for…

 
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…

 
8:00pm

Ori Flomin (Morning Class)

Movement Research
This class encourages dancers to increase their movement possibilities and take risks in dancing by maximizing the benefits of the warmed-up body. Moving smoothly from floor to standing with a strong focus on anatomy and a sense of fluidity in the joints, dancers will develop an understanding of the connections between their body and the floor, and will explore how to use momentum and breath and experience…

 
9:00pm
NOTE TO SELF

NOTE TO SELF

Calm & Sense Creations Presents
NOTE TO SELF   Imagined, Directed + Choreographed by WES VELDINK   Starring RESHMA GAJJAR JILLIAN MEYERS MISHAY PETRONELLI HANNA-LEE SAKAKIBARA   Featuring FAITH LYLA   Designs by Aimee G. + Matthew Griffin   NOTE TO SELF is an intimate and fragile, site-specific and interactive experience that explores the things which can only be felt.  Come engage in the decadence of the visible…

 
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).…

 
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10:30pm
Morning Stretch with Amos Machanic

Morning Stretch with Amos Machanic

Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center
Amos Machanic, Jr is a former member of the world renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. During his time with the Ailey company Amos had the pleasure of performing and traveling across the globe. Amos now enjoys being a freelance artist and teacher. Based on the teachings of Hilary Cartwrights "Yoga for Dancers" method, Amos' class focuses on breath work and body alignment. Amos encourages…

 
Thu 28th
8:00am
DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive and Mentorship

DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive and Mentorship

Doug Varone and Dancers
On the heels of a successful pilot year, Varone and his dancers will lead a Choreographic Intensive and Mentorship designed for serious, emerging choreographers. The intensive will be divided into three distinct parts, over the course of several months. A week-long intensive residency kicks off the program*, Varone will share ideas about craft, design and composition through finely-honed creative…

 
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

 
9:30am
Fit for Life with Dwana A. Smallwood

Fit for Life with Dwana A. Smallwood

Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center
Take part in this unique opportunity to learn from a Master. Dwana A. Smallwood former principal dancer with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is kicking off the opening of her new state-of-the-art performing arts center by offering affordable open classes for students seeking to build stamina, balance and flexibility, while having complete added aerobic metabolism weight-loss benefits. Click…

 
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 series

the invincible loser series

the invincible loser series
coming to you: 'the invincible loser workshop series' with six different teachers/choreographers in berlin, may 25th - 31st 2015 - a week of incredible and rare workshops!   you can research or die with:   Jos Baker / Peeping Tom Juan Kruz Diaz de Garaio Esnaola / Sasha Waltz & Guests Sita Ostheimer / Hofesh Shechter Tom Weinberger / former dancer with Batsheva Dance Company Johannes…

 
10:00am

Adult Open Ballet Class

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

 
10:30am
$10 Studio Rental

$10 Studio Rental

Williamsburg Movement and Arts Center
$10 Studio space available, 10:30-2:30pm. Email rentals@wmaac.com to reserve space.

 
12:00pm

Janet Panetta - Ballet for Contemporary Dancer

Movement Research
MON, TUES, THURS, FRI 12-2pm Gibney Dance Center 280 Broadway $17/class ($120 for an 8-Class Card, valid for one month and for this class only. MR Class Cards not applicable.) As a veteran of the American Ballet Theatre, Janet Panetta also has a broad experience of contemporary dance forms. She has trained dancers in many of the major American companies such as American Ballet Theatre, New York…

 
1:00pm

BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance Internships in Marketing/Media, Booking, Development, and Education

BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance`
BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance, an internationally-acclaimed contemporary dance company, seeks marketing/media, booking, development, and education interns for Summer 2015. Interns must be motivated to assist with administrative tasks and learn about the operations of a non-profit performing arts organization. Interns will primarily focus on marketing, booking, development, and education, but will…

 
3:30pm
Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition

Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition

Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition
Valentina Kozlova, former principal dancer with the Bolshoi Ballet and New York City Ballet,  announces the 5th annual International Ballet Competition, May 26-30 at Symphony Space.    180 classical and contemporary dancers from 22 countries around the world, from Russia to Paraguay, will gather in New York to dance before an international panel of judges led by renowned Andris Liepa, former principal…

 
4:30pm
Advanced Modern with Dwana A. Smallwood

Advanced Modern with Dwana A. Smallwood

Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center
For the expert... Take part in this unique opportunity to learn from a Master. Dwana A. Smallwood former principal dancer with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is kicking off the opening of her new state-of-the-art performing arts center by offering affordable open classes for advanced level students seeking to strengthen their technique in modern dance. This hour and a half, Advanced Modern…

 
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
National Arts Education Collaborative Concert

National Arts Education Collaborative Concert

Thursday May 28, 2015 5:00pm-6:00pm Art Exhibit 6:00pm-8:00pm Concert Premiere
The National Arts Education Collaborative Concert co-produced by Margaret Elaine Plaza and Dr. Isidore Rudnick, features the collaboration of professional artists and performing and visual arts students from schools across the country. Highlights of the concert include the work of several noted National Artist Teacher Fellowship Program educators. This concert will feature Afro-Cuban choreography,…

 
6:00pm

Contact Improvisation - The Basics with K.J. Holmes

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
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
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…

 
7:30pm
HYPERACTIVE

HYPERACTIVE

La MaMa ETC
Hyperactive, high energy human dance installation commissioned by Galway Arts Festival and performed at Dublin Dance Festival, is for cast of four male dancers, including Marcus Bellamy, Ryan O’Neill and Kevin Coquelard, whose backgrounds range from Broadway to theatre to street dance. Stretching horseplay and dance to the limit, come and see them perform this human dance installation with plenty…

 
7:30pm
Graham 2 presents 2015 NY Season

Graham 2 presents 2015 NY Season

Opening Night benefit honors Graham alumna Diane Gray
Graham 2, a pre-professional dance company comprised of the most advanced students of the Martha Graham School, presents its 2015 New York season at the Martha Graham Studio Theater. The season opens with a special benefit performance honoring esteemed Graham alumna Diane Gray. Diane Gray was Associate Artistic Director of the Martha Graham Dance Company and Director of the Martha Graham School…

 
7:30pm
Ariel Rivka, Carolyn Dorfman, Sean Curran and More on One Stage 5/28-30

Ariel Rivka, Carolyn Dorfman, Sean Curran and More on One Stage 5/28-30

Ariel Rivka Dance
Ariel Rivka Dance presents its eighth New York City season in partnership with Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company, Guest Soloists Carrie Ellmore-Tallitsch (formerly of Martha Graham) and Paul Dennis (formerly of Jose Limon), and featuring choreography by Sean Curran (formerly of Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company).

 
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
Zumba Fitness Class

Zumba Fitness Class

Fit4Dance
If you like to dance and want to get fit, then check out Zumba classes with Laci Chisholm.  These classes are not only fun, but challenging and appropriate for dance fitness lovers of all levels!  Laci truly believes that dance has the ability to elevate the spirit, focus the mind, and center the body. This belief is evident in her high-energy classes where her infectious smile and encouraging words…

 
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…

 
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8:00pm
JANE COMFORT & COMPANY: ALTIPLANO (World Premiere)

JANE COMFORT & COMPANY: ALTIPLANO (World Premiere)

La MaMa ETC
Representing a radical shift from Jane Comfort’s history of text-driven works, Altiplano is an abstract dance that originates in movement structures that range from spare images of the desert to highly physical and complex configurations, like a flash flood or violent winds. It references the evolution of animals and social communication with its gradually increasing physicality and hive-like density. Comfort,…

 
8:00pm
First Look 2015

First Look 2015

Brooklyn Ballet
First Look is an annual curated dance series hosted by Brooklyn Ballet featuring emerging and established choreographers.  The 2015 performances include work by: Lauren Hafner Addison/BOINK! Dance Crystal Bella Shawn T. Bible Marika Brussel Caitlin Dutton Kristin Draucker Alexeya EM William Ervin Joanna Futral/The Lovelies Remi Harris  Amanda Hinchey Laura Hydak Kendra Monroe/Shot of Scotch Suzan…

 
8:00pm
Wendy Whelan/Restless Creature

Wendy Whelan/Restless Creature

The Joyce Theater
Described by The New York Times as “America’s greatest contemporary ballerina,” Wendy Whelan, the former New York City Ballet principal, recently launched the Wendy Whelan New Works Initiative, which begins spectacularly with Restless Creature, a suite of four duets, each created by a talented young artist with whom Whelan also performs. This Joyce co-production and co-commission features Kyle…

 
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8:30pm
THE DANCE CARTEL: WET CLUTCH

THE DANCE CARTEL: WET CLUTCH

La MaMa ETC
Wet Clutch explores portable material that can be adapted to diverse spaces. Iconic female imagery from the last four decades of Hollywood pop and cult films will complement and offset live choreography and celebratory actions, forming an explosive public dance experience. The Dance Cartel creates experiences that break the societal expectation of a “dance performance” in order to bring movement…

 
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…

 
Cedar Lake at BAM