Adult Dance Class Announcements

2020-2021 Adult Division Schedule

By July 19, 2020 No Comments

Updated 10/21/2020 with Series 2 information
Updated 8/24/2020 with teacher updates

Danspace is planning to offer our fall classes virtually via zoom. Our priority is our students, faculty, and staff safety and health. We will be in conversation with our community when we begin to work toward offering in-person and hybrid in-person/virtual options. If you have questions, need help brainstorming about how to safely dance in your space, or need more information about our offerings, please contact us!

Payments

Danspace is offering classes for our regular rates (see classes below for details), and for 2020-2021 classes, we’ve added a 4% convenience fee for credit card payments. This will help us cover the costs associated with fees and administrative time to process payments. If you prefer to pay with check or cash, you may drop-off in our mailbox or mail to the studio. Let us know how you prefer to pay when you sign up!

Fall Workshop: Composition for Adults & Teens

Session 1: Adult Composition
Instructor: Mary Armentrout
September 14-December 14 (12 weeks – no class Oct 12 or Nov 23)
Mondays 7-9pm
Cost: $192 by cash/check; $199.68 by credit card

An opportunity for emerging choreographers everywhere!
Session 1: Fall 2020
Session 2: Spring 2021, culminating in a showing in April

This class is a combination of class/lab time, independent rehearsal time, and feedback time.  You will embark on the creation of a dance after a period of small studies and after settling on a topic that interests you, guided by Mary Armentrout, award-winning, internationally-acclaimed choreographer.  This class is open to teens and adults.

Mary Armentrout is a teacher, choreographer, dancer, and Feldenkrais Practitioner and the director of the Mary Armentrout Dance Theater (MADT).  Over the years she has taught movement and dance to many varieties to people ages 4 to 60+.  Her understanding of movement and the human body is informed by her decades of study of Contemporary Modern Dance, Ballet, Butoh, Aikido, Authentic Movement, Alexander Technique, and of course the Feldenkrais Method.  Working across disciplines, her experimental choreographic works attempt to viscerally engage and complicate aspects of intentionality, presence, identity, and being-in-the-world for her audiences and recently garnered an Isadora Duncan Dance Award.  Her work has been presented at numerous venues all over the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as across the US and the UK, Europe, and China, recently touring to the Brighton Fringe and appearing in the San Francisco International Arts Festival.

Click here for Series 2 (November 1-December 19)

SERIES 1: September 13-October 31 (7 weeks)

Sundays
10:45-12:15pm
Adult Beginning Ballet
Instructor: Mary Armentrout
Cost: $112 by cash/check; $116.48 by credit card

12:30-2:00pm
Ballet Fundamentals
Instructor: Mary Armentrout
Cost: $112 by cash/check; $116.48 by credit card

Mondays
6-7:15pm
Adult/Teen Intermediate/Advanced Ballet (no class October 12)
Instructor: Katie Taylor
Cost: $96 by cash/check; $99.84 by credit card

7-9pm
Composition for Adults & Teems
Instructor: Mary Armentrout
Cost: $192 by cash/check; $199.68 by credit card (12 weeks)

7:30-8:30pm
Cardio Hip Hop (no class October 12)
Instructor: Janey Madamba
Cost: $96 by cash/check; $99.84 by credit card

Tuesdays
5:15-6:15pm
Intergenerational* Beginning Ballet
Instructor: Katie Taylor
Cost: $112 by cash/check; $116.48 by credit card

6:15-7:45pm
Adult/Teen Intermediate/Advanced Modern Jazz
Instructor: Kimberly Valmore
Cost: $112 by cash/check; $116.48 by credit card

Wednesdays
NEW TIME: 6-7:30pm
Adult Intermediate Ballet
Instructor: Mary Armentrout
Cost: $112 by cash/check; $116.48 by credit card

NEW: 7:30-8pm
Adult Pointe/Pointe Conditioning
Instructor: Katie Taylor
Cost: $56 by cash/check; $58.24 by credit card ($10 to drop-in, class before is required)

Thursdays
5:15-6:15pm
Intergenerational* Beginning Ballet
Instructor: Katie Taylor
Cost: $112 by cash/check; $116.48 by credit card

6:30-7:30pm
Intergenerational* Beginning Modern Jazz
Instructor: Katie Taylor
Cost: $112 by cash/check; $116.48 by credit card

Fridays
6-7:15pm
Adult/Teen Intermediate/Advanced Ballet
Instructor: Katie Taylor
Cost: $112 by cash/check; $116.48 by credit card

Saturdays
11am-12:15pm
Adult/Teen Intermediate/Advanced Ballet
Instructor: Kimberly Valmore
Cost: $112 by cash/check; $116.48 by credit card

SERIES SCHEDULE
You’ll find these same class offerings during our other series during the 2020-2021 year:
SERIES 2: November 1-December 19 (6 weeks – no classes the week of Thanksgiving)
SERIES 3: January 3-February 27 (8 weeks – no classes Mon, Jan 18)
SERIES 4: February 28-April 24 (8 weeks)
Bay Area Dance Week: April 25-May 2 (free classes)
SERIES 5: May 3-June 19 (7 weeks)

*Intergenerational means there may be students of various ages in class. If we were holding these classes in person, they would be offered for students ages 10-14. However, we know many teen and adult students are looking to add an additional class during the week and/or learn choreography as a way of exploring technical training, and the levels align well with our Beginning Adult classes. Since we’re all dancing alone in our homes, we’re using these classes to explore what virtual intergenerational classes can be like. Dancing with students of different ages is a great opportunity to learn and explore in new ways. Younger bodies and more seasoned bodies move differently, brains learn differently, and yet we are all doing the same movements together – an exciting opportunity to see and learn things from different perspectives and deepen our dance educations. You are welcome to try the first class to see how it feels to dance intergenerationally!

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