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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).…

 
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…

 
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…

 
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…

 
Fri 29th
12:00am
Performing Arts Pre-Professional Division

Performing Arts Pre-Professional Division

The Ballet Club
Registration for Fall 2015 has started! The Ballet Club's Performing Arts Pre-Professional Division is a program for students ages 6 going on 7 and older that strives to provide the very best quality of ballet training, instilling in students a love of learning and an ability and desire for life-long practice of ballet. Performance opportunities include The Nutcracker project and featured roles…

 
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…

 
9:30am
NEW Open Level Adult Class at WMAAC- Cardio TRX

NEW Open Level Adult Class at WMAAC- Cardio TRX

Williamsburg Movement and Arts Center
This is an open level adult Cardio TRX class taught by Lakey Evans Pena and Josef Woodson. $15- Drop-in, $45- One time unlimited week of classes, $135- 10 class card (3 month expiration)

 
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
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
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
Intermediate ballet class

Intermediate ballet class

Joan Liu - dance and wellness & The Ballet Club
These drop-in based classes follow the principles of American Ballet Theatre’s National Training Curriculum with modifications to better serve the adult students.  Strong emphasis on alignments and clean technique, while giving ample room for artistry to flourish.  For those familiar with ABT's NTC, this is an approximately level 4/5 class. *$17/class, cash only -- Joan Liu started her…

 
10:00am

Adult Open Ballet Class

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

 
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…

 
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.…

 
2:00pm
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…

 
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…

 
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7:00pm

Manhattan Youth Ballet presents WITH REGARD…In Practice & Performance

Manhattan Youth Ballet
Manhattan Youth Ballet presents WITH REGARD… In Practice & Performance from May 29 – 30, 2015 and A Gala Benefit honoring Marina Stavitskaya on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center. A Gala Benefit honoring Marina Stavitskaya will begin with a cocktail hour at 5pm, followed by the gala performance at 6pm curtain. There will also be a post-performance catered reception and silent…

 
7:00pm

Manhattan Youth Ballet presents WITH REGARD… and A Gala Benefit

Manhattan Youth Ballet
Manhattan Youth Ballet presents WITH REGARD… In Practice & Performance from May 29 – 30, 2015 and A Gala Benefit honoring Marina Stavitskaya on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center. A Gala Benefit honoring Marina Stavitskaya will begin with a cocktail hour at 5pm, followed by the gala performance at 6pm curtain. There will also be a post-performance catered reception and silent…

 
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
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
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).

 
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8:00pm
PICKPOCKET PARTY PERFORMANCE

PICKPOCKET PARTY PERFORMANCE

1067 PacificPeople
Do we have a deep phsycial, pschological and emotional economic connection? How can we get our stolen desires back? Let’s dance it together, where a party is a Contemporary Dance, a Participatory Social Experiment, an outlaw and a desire to transform the system. Challenge yourself with the Art of Pickpocketing Performances by Andrea Haenggi, Carrie Ahern and Natalia Karam with DJ Darryl Hell.  PICKPOCKET…

 
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
Ship of Fools

Ship of Fools

NIV SHEINFELD & OREN LAOR
Niv Sheinfeld and Oren Laor return to Abrons with their acclaimed Ship of Fools, a theatrical event that employs text as well as their distinctive movement vocabulary to examine the universal human need to protect one's uniqueness from destruction and our yearning for interpersonal contact.

 
8:00pm

Choreographer Sought for Dance Dramaturgy Research in Action Workshop

LMDA
Dance dramaturgy research in action workshop Friday, 26 June 2015, 7pm – 8.30 Gibney Dance Chorepgraphic Center (890 Broadway, Fifth Floor, New York, NY 10003) as part of the LMDA 30th anniversary conference We are looking for an experienced choreographer, who has familarity working with a dramaturg, for a laboratory workshop on dance dramaturgy held on Saturday, 27 June, 11.30 am – 1pm, as…

 
8:00pm
Hip-Hop Dance Class @ La Luz Wednesdays 7p Bushwick, BK off L

Hip-Hop Dance Class @ La Luz Wednesdays 7p Bushwick, BK off L

La Luz
Class Description: Hip Hop focuses on rhythm, syncopation and stage presence. Derived from a combination of jazz funk and street jazz, this style of dance requires high energy, attention to detail and an understanding of complex rhythms. *Each week we will feature a new focus and various reoccurring or new instructors from all around the plant. African, Popping, Locking, Beat Boy, and Music Video…

 
8:00pm
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…

 
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…

 
8:00pm
A Thread That Ties Us All

A Thread That Ties Us All

ChEckiT!Dance, Nomadic Roots, MJM Dance, Danza Orgánica and Movement of the People Dance Co.
A Thread That Ties Us All is a program of shared works by five female choreographers working across the country. Allison Brzezinski, Rainy Demerson, Megan Minturn, Marsha Parrilla, and Joya Powell investigate constrictive gender roles, unjust labor practices, collective action and police violence in original choreography that is both brazen and beautiful.  Allison Brzezinski/ChEckiT!Dance  Rainy…

 
8:00pm
Chez Bushwick Presents: James & Jen | McGinn & Again

Chez Bushwick Presents: James & Jen | McGinn & Again

McGinn & Again
Brother and sister, James & Jen McGinn will present two new works under their multidisciplinary family art collective: McGinn & Again.

 
8:00pm
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…

 
8:00pm

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…

 
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…

 
8:00pm
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…

 
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
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…

 
8:40pm
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:…

 
Sat 30th
12:00am
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…

 
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…

 
8:15am
Nassau Coliseum Performance Opportunity- Registration begins now!

Nassau Coliseum Performance Opportunity- Registration begins now!

Alex Ray Studios Inc.
As the NY Islanders prepare to host their last season on Long Island, Alex Ray Studios Inc. has been asked to perform during their last home game event at Nassau Coliseum. We are currently enrollling students for our ballet and lyrical/ contemporary program for students from the ages of 3-22yrs.    Ballet I (3-5 yrs.) Ballet II (6-9 yrs.) Lyrical I (10-13 yrs.) Lyrical II (14-17 yrs.) Lyrical…

 
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
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

 
11:00am

Athletics of Intimacy with Karinne Keithley Syers (teaching for K.J. Holmes)

Movement Research
This class uses improvisation and conversation to explore Mabel Todd's work alongside a strand of process philosophy that looks at the self as a mobile, unsettled, only provisional center, and the possibility of using the ideokinetic and somatic techniques of entertaining images to dive into strange regions of physical intelligence. We will draw on developmental movement studies, the practice of…

 
11:00am
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…

 
12:00pm
It's Showtime NYC!

It's Showtime NYC!

It's Showtime NYC!
WHERE Battery Park, New York, NY WHEN on Saturdays through June 27th, 2015 WHAT Legal performance opportunities for street and subway dancers and free weekly public performances   ABOUT THE PROGRAM   Come see NYC’s most talented hip-hop and street dance crews perform every Saturday through June from 12PM to 4PM at Battery Park. ‘It's Showtime NYC’ is a pilot program that provides legal…

 
12:00pm
Its's Showtime NYC

Its's Showtime NYC

Mark Morris Dance Group
It’s Showtime NYC   WHERE Battery Park, New York, NY WHEN on Saturdays through June 27th, 2015 WHAT Legal performance opportunities for street and subway dancers and free weekly public performances   ABOUT THE PROGRAM   Come see NYC’s most talented hip-hop and street dance crews perform every Saturday through June from 12PM to 4PM at Battery Park. ‘It's Showtime NYC’ is a pilot…

 
1:00pm
Int. Ballet with Kat Wildish

Int. Ballet with Kat Wildish

Ballet Arts
  http://www.balart.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 constant awareness of skeletal alignment, core strength, and proper…

 
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2:00pm
The School of American Ballet Workshop Performances 2015

The School of American Ballet Workshop Performances 2015

School of American Ballet
The School of American Ballet announces the Workshop Performance Benefit 2015 on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. The evening begins with cocktails at 5:30pm in Juilliard’s Morse Hall, followed by the performance at 7pm in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Lincoln Center. A seated dinner at 9pm at the Mandarin Oriental will conclude the evening. For more information, please contact the special events office at…

 
2:00pm
Dancing in the Parks: Bushwick Community Festival

Dancing in the Parks: Bushwick Community Festival

Moving Spirits Inc.
We are presenting an afternoon of dance with local artists, students, and neighbors hosted by the arts organization, Moving Spirits Inc. We are dedicated to evolving social change through dance performances and community engagement. This community-centered event features a FREE dance workshop open to ALL ages followed by FREE performances by local dance companies and community organizations. Between…

 
2:00pm

The School of American Ballet announces the Workshop Performance Benefit 2015

The School of American Ballet
The School of American Ballet announces the Workshop Performance Benefit 2015 on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. The evening begins with cocktails at 5:30pm in Juilliard’s Morse Hall, followed by the performance at 7pm in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Lincoln Center. A seated dinner at 9pm at the Mandarin Oriental will conclude the evening. For more information, please contact the special events office at…

 
2:00pm
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…

 
2:00pm
A Thread That Ties Us All

A Thread That Ties Us All

ChEckiT!Dance, Nomadic Roots, MJM Dance, Danza Orgánica and Movement of the People Dance Co.
A Thread That Ties Us All is a program of shared works by five female choreographers working across the country. Allison Brzezinski, Rainy Demerson, Megan Minturn, Marsha Parrilla, and Joya Powell investigate constrictive gender roles, unjust labor practices, collective action and police violence in original choreography that is both brazen and beautiful.  Allison Brzezinski/ChEckiT!Dance  Rainy…

 
2:00pm
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).

 
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3:00pm

Manhattan Youth Ballet presents WITH REGARD…In Practice & Performance

Manhattan Youth Ballet
Manhattan Youth Ballet presents WITH REGARD… In Practice & Performance from May 29 – 30, 2015 and A Gala Benefit honoring Marina Stavitskaya on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center. A Gala Benefit honoring Marina Stavitskaya will begin with a cocktail hour at 5pm, followed by the gala performance at 6pm curtain. There will also be a post-performance catered reception and silent…

 
3:00pm

Manhattan Youth Ballet presents WITH REGARD… and A Gala Benefit

Manhattan Youth Ballet
Manhattan Youth Ballet presents WITH REGARD… In Practice & Performance from May 29 – 30, 2015 and A Gala Benefit honoring Marina Stavitskaya on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center. A Gala Benefit honoring Marina Stavitskaya will begin with a cocktail hour at 5pm, followed by the gala performance at 6pm curtain. There will also be a post-performance catered reception and silent…

 
4:30pm
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…

 
5:00pm
2015 Taylor Teen Ensemble AUDITION

2015 Taylor Teen Ensemble AUDITION

Paul Taylor's American Modern Dance
The Paul Taylor Teen Ensemble offers teenagers an opportunity to learn more about Mr. Taylor’s work through the performance of excerpts of his diverse repertory. By audition only, the Ensemble seeks to expand the student’s experience of Mr. Taylor”s movement style, while developing his/her technical proficiency and overall artistry. The Ensemble commitment is for one year and includes technique…

 
5:00pm
TANGO CLASSES- ADVANCED

TANGO CLASSES- ADVANCED

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

 
6:00pm
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…

 
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7:00pm

Manhattan Youth Ballet presents WITH REGARD…In Practice & Performance

Manhattan Youth Ballet
Manhattan Youth Ballet presents WITH REGARD… In Practice & Performance from May 29 – 30, 2015 and A Gala Benefit honoring Marina Stavitskaya on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center. A Gala Benefit honoring Marina Stavitskaya will begin with a cocktail hour at 5pm, followed by the gala performance at 6pm curtain. There will also be a post-performance catered reception and silent…

 
7:00pm
ASBC's 2nd Choreographer Studio Showcase

ASBC's 2nd Choreographer Studio Showcase

ASBCompaNY
ASBC's Studio Showcase series is a great way for emerging or estabilished choreographers to show their work. Our goal is to connect dancers and choreographers internationally to create a Fantastic Cultural Exchange. Holding this Chroeographis Series monthly, truly gives the Choreographers a place to develop their artistry and work! This Choreographer Series happens every month. Please come…

 
7:00pm

Manhattan Youth Ballet presents WITH REGARD… and A Gala Benefit

Manhattan Youth Ballet
Manhattan Youth Ballet presents WITH REGARD… In Practice & Performance from May 29 – 30, 2015 and A Gala Benefit honoring Marina Stavitskaya on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center. A Gala Benefit honoring Marina Stavitskaya will begin with a cocktail hour at 5pm, followed by the gala performance at 6pm curtain. There will also be a post-performance catered reception and silent…

 
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
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).

 
Just Added
8:00pm
The School of American Ballet Workshop Performances 2015

The School of American Ballet Workshop Performances 2015

School of American Ballet
The School of American Ballet announces the Workshop Performance Benefit 2015 on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. The evening begins with cocktails at 5:30pm in Juilliard’s Morse Hall, followed by the performance at 7pm in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Lincoln Center. A seated dinner at 9pm at the Mandarin Oriental will conclude the evening. For more information, please contact the special events office at…

 
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

The School of American Ballet announces the Workshop Performance Benefit 2015

The School of American Ballet
The School of American Ballet announces the Workshop Performance Benefit 2015 on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. The evening begins with cocktails at 5:30pm in Juilliard’s Morse Hall, followed by the performance at 7pm in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Lincoln Center. A seated dinner at 9pm at the Mandarin Oriental will conclude the evening. For more information, please contact the special events office at…

 
8:00pm
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…

 
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…

 
8:00pm
A Thread That Ties Us All

A Thread That Ties Us All

ChEckiT!Dance, Nomadic Roots, MJM Dance, Danza Orgánica and Movement of the People Dance Co.
A Thread That Ties Us All is a program of shared works by five female choreographers working across the country. Allison Brzezinski, Rainy Demerson, Megan Minturn, Marsha Parrilla, and Joya Powell investigate constrictive gender roles, unjust labor practices, collective action and police violence in original choreography that is both brazen and beautiful.  Allison Brzezinski/ChEckiT!Dance  Rainy…

 
8:00pm
Chez Bushwick Presents: James & Jen | McGinn & Again

Chez Bushwick Presents: James & Jen | McGinn & Again

McGinn & Again
Brother and sister, James & Jen McGinn will present two new works under their multidisciplinary family art collective: McGinn & Again.

 
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…

 
Cedar Lake at BAM