Open Dance Classes for Teens and Adults

Please note there is a revised schedule of classes for the week of Thanksgiving. On Wednesday, November 23rd there will only be one Ballet class at 6:00pm. No classes will be held November 24-26, 2016. Normal class schedule resumes on Monday, November 28, 2016.
Dance for Everyone community dance classes at Verb Ballets studio open to anyone who share the love of dance. Classes are available for a variety of different ability levels from beginner to advanced. Drop ins welcome. No pre-registration necessary please come 10 minutes early to fill out paperwork. Cost is $15/class or $120 for a 10 class card.
MONDAY
Intermediate Ballet
Richard Dickinson
Monday 6:30-8:00 pm
The class specially designed to expand the classical vocabulary, movement potential and kinetic awareness of the student. The class constantly challenges students to refine their technique while learning more specific and technically advanced movements at the barre, in the center and across the floor. Ballet shoes are required.  
Adverb Rehearsal
The Adverb Project is a workshop where community members participate in the process of learning choreography and rehearse for a community performance. Additional fee apply learn more…

WEDNESDAY
Beginning Ballet
Richard Dickinson
Wednesday 5:00-6:15 pm
For those with basic dance skills, this course guides participants through the structured format of ballet training: barre work, center floor, across the floor, and combination. The instructor will assess the skills of the class and devise a program that will build upon the skills that they already possess.  
Advanced Ballet
Richard Dickinson
Wednesday 6:15-7:45 pm
The class will work on grace, precision of movement and elaborate formal gestures, steps and poses. Coordination, strength, flexibility, rhythm and musicality are all emphasized. This class will leave students  refreshed and stimulated--both physically and artistically. Ballet shoes are required.  

THURSDAY
New to Ballet
Richard Dickinson
Thursday 5:00- 6:00 pm
For adults interesting in learning how to dance without any prior experience. This class will emphasis on balance and coordination, stretching, beginning barre exercises and simple combinations across the floor.
Intermediate Ballet
Christina Lindhout
Thursday 6:00-7:30 pm
The class specially designed to expand the classical vocabulary, movement potential and kinetic awareness of the student. The class constantly challenges students to refine their technique while learning more specific and technically advanced movements at the barre, in the center and across the floor. Ballet shoes are required.  

SATURDAY
Interm/Adv Ballet
Richard Dickinson
Saturday 10:00-11:30 am
The class will work on grace, precision of movement and elaborate formal gestures, steps and poses. Coordination, strength, flexibility, rhythm and musicality are all emphasized. This class will leave students  refreshed and stimulated--both physically and artistically. Ballet shoes are required.  
Beginning Pointe
Richard Dickinson
Saturday 11:45-12:15 pm
Beginning pointe class can be taken on flat or in pointe shoes. This beginning pointe class is designed for students with previous ballet training. Students will utilize previously learned ballet technique while working in pointe shoes. These exercises focus on strengthening the feet and ankles.  Class is $7.50 for the 1/2 hour class or $6.00 if you purchase a class card.

Verb Ballets

Verb Ballets, a contemporary ballet company, presents dynamic programming through bold artistry, unique styles and technical excellence that captivates a broad audience. Under the direction of Dr. Margaret Carlson, Producing Artistic Director and Richard Dickinson, MFA, Associate Director, the company will present a season that ignites passion in the energy, beauty and athleticism of dance.

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