Adult Classes

Dance Classes for Adults: African dance, modern dance, hip-hop dance and more.

Drop-in anytime for only $16!

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Important Class Updates:

Adult Classes will resume Sept 5 – see below for details.

Dance Place follows the DC Public Schools schedule for closures. Please check this page or Dance Place’s Facebook and Twitter accounts for updates on any closures or cancellations.

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Adult Class Schedule (Sept 5 – Dec 21, 2017)

Monday
10 – 11:30am Adv. Modern Christopher K. Morgan
6:30 – 7:45 pm Adv. Beg. / Int. Modern Carla Perlo
6:30 – 7:45 pm Beg. Jazz Ralph Glenmore
Tuesday
6:30 – 7:45 pm Beg. African Marcia Howard
6:30 – 7:45 pm Beg. / Adv. Beg. Salsa DC Casineros
7:45 – 9 pm Int. Salsa DC Casineros
8 – 10 pm Fieldwork
(10 weeks: Sept 26 – Nov 28)
Sarah Greenbaum
Wednesday
10:15am – 12pm Adv. Modern ReVision dance company
6:30 – 7:45 pm Int. Jazz Ralph Glenmore
6:30 – 7:45 pm Beg. / Int. Hip-Hop Culture Shock DC
7:45 – 9 pm Int. / Adv. Hip-Hop Culture Shock DC
Thursday
6:30 – 7:45 pm Beg. African
(Takes place at the Edgewood Arts Center)
Sylvia Soumah
7:30 – 9 pm Casino Partnerwork & Cuban Styling DC Casineros
Saturday
9:30 – 11 am Beg. / Adv. Beg. Modern Carla Perlo
11 am – 12:30 pm Int. Modern Deborah Riley
12:30 – 1:30 pm Beg. Hip-Hop Andrea Petty-Brown
1:45 – 3 pm Beg. / Int. African Coyaba Dance Theater
3 – 5pm Repertory & Performance
(10 weeks: Sept 30 – Dec 9, excl. Nov 25)

 

How to Sign Up For Class:

1. PURCHASE A CLASSPASS:
Use our flexible ClassPass for any Dance Place class within a three-month period. Attend any class that fits your schedule.

  • 10ClassPass: $130 for 10 classes
  • 5ClassPass: $70 for 5 classes
  • Pro/MemberPass: $110 for 10 classes
    (These passes are available to current Dance Place Members or dance professionals)

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2. DROP-IN ANYTIME FOR A SINGLE CLASS:

  • $10 (weekdays) or $16 (evenings and weekends)
  • Seniors (55+) and college students drop in for $13 per class
  • First time students pay for one drop in class and your next class is FREE!

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3. WORK / STUDY:
Free classes in exchange for volunteering at Dance Place. More Info.

Class Descriptions

 

AFRICAN DANCE:
Explore the richness of African Dance traditions from Guinea, Mali and Senegal.

HIP-HOP:
Learn a variety of urban dance styles, including popping, locking and house, taught by a rotating team of renowned guest instructors.

JAZZ DANCE:
An enjoyable fusion of jazz, modern and ballet techniques danced to a spectrum of music from jazz and R&B to house music and Broadway tunes.

MODERN DANCE:
Experience a wide range of dance and movement techniques including Laban/Bartinieff, Horton, Social Dance and Yoga, using floorwork, gesture phrases and combinations.

REPERTORY & PERFORMANCE:
Weekly classes with our faculty culminate in public performances at Dance Place.  Register Now!

SALSA:
Learn the social dance Rueda de Casino and other Cuban dance forms. The classes use popular music including Son, Songo, Changui and Timba.

FIELDWORK: Fieldwork is a process that support the development of new artistic works. At each session, artists of any discipline show works-in-progress and exchange feedback with their peers in a format designed for artists. Register Now!

Class Updates & Substitutions

Monday, October 30: Adv. Modern will be taught by Sarah Beth Oppenheim

Wednesday, November 1: Beg. & Adv. Hip-Hop will be cancelled

Header photo: Coyaba Dance Theater (c) Enoch Chan 2013