Dance Classes for Adults: African dance, modern dance, hip-hop dance and more.
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DanceAfrica, DC 2017 Master Classes Now On Sale!
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Drop-in anytime for only $16!
Important Class Updates:
Current Class Schedule (through May 26, 2017)
|6:30 – 7:45 pm||Adv. Beg. / Int. Modern||Carla Perlo|
|6:30 – 7:45 pm||Beg. Jazz||Ralph Glenmore|
|10:15 am – 12 pm||Adv. Modern ($10 only!)||Adrienne Clancy|
|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 – 9:30pm||Repertory & Performance (Mar 21 – May 23)||Coyaba Dance Theater|
|10:15 am – 12 pm||Adv. Modern / Company Class ($10 only!)||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|
|6:30 – 7:45 pm||Beg. African
(Takes place at the Edgewood Arts Center)
|7:30 – 9 pm||Casino Partnerwork & Cuban Styling||DC Casineros|
|10 – 11:30am||Move on Dance (from May 5-June 16)||Deborah Riley|
|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||Sylvia Soumah|
|1 – 3 pm||Mini-Fieldwork for Mixed Disciplines (Feb 26 – Apr 2)||Ilana Silverstein|
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)
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!
3. WORK / STUDY:
Free classes in exchange for volunteering at Dance Place. More Info.
Explore the richness of African Dance traditions from Guinea, Mali and Senegal.
Learn a variety of urban dance styles, including popping, locking and house, taught by a rotating team of renowned guest instructors.
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.
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 and FIELDWORK:
Culminate in public performances at Dance Place. See separate registration forms.
Learn the social dance Rueda de Casino and other Cuban dance forms. The classes use popular music including Son, Songo, Changui and Timba.
Thursday, March 16 at 6:30pm: Beg. African will be taught by Nicholas Gwyn
Saturday, March 18 at 1:45pm: Beg. Int. African will be taught by Samantha Sellars
Thursday, March 23 at 6:30pm: Beg. African will be taught by Nicholas Gwyn
Saturday, March 25 at 1:45pm: Beg. Int. African will be taught by Samantha Sellars
Header photo: Coyaba Dance Theater (c) Enoch Chan 2013