Adult Classes

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

Drop-in anytime for only $15!

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Important Class Updates:

No Adult Classes until September 6! See you in the fall!

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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Fall 2016, Class Schedule: September 6 – December 17

 

Monday
6:30 – 7:45 pm Int. Modern Carla Perlo
6:30 – 7:45 pm Beg. Jazz (excl. August 15) Ralph Glenmore
Tuesday
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 – 9:30 pm Repertory & Performance What’s Going On
Wednesday
10:15 am – 12 pm Adv. Modern / Company Class ($10 only!) ReVision dance company
6:30 – 8:00 pm Int. Jazz Ralph Glenmore
6:30 – 7:45 pm Beg. / Int. Hip-Hop Culture Shock DC
7:30 – 9:30 pm Fieldwork for Mixed Disciplines Susan Oetgen
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
Friday
10 – 11:30 am Move On Dance ($10 only!) Deborah Riley
Saturday
9:30 – 11 am Beg. / Adv. Beg. Modern Carla Perlo
11 am – 12:30 pm Int. Modern Deborah Riley
1:45 – 3 pm Beg. / Int. African Sylvia Soumah
3 – 5 pm Repertory & Performance Coyaba Dance Theater

 

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: $120 for 10 classes
  • 5ClassPass: $65 for 5 classes
  • Pro/MemberPass: $100 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 $15 (evenings and weekends)
  • First time students pay for one drop in class and your next class is FREE!
  • Seniors (55+) and college students drop in for $12 per class.

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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.

MOVE ON DANCE
Movement exploration and improvisational scores follow a warm
up based in Laban Movement Analysis.

REPERTORY & PERFORMANCE and FIELDWORK:
Culminate in public performances at Dance Place. See separate registration forms.

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

 

Class Updates & Substitutions

Monday, September 5: No Adult Classes today (Labor Day)

 

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