The Verb Ballets Center for Dance hosts Alexis Britford for a very special community Modern Dance masterclass series.
Alexis has been a professional modern dancer for over 12 years, and is an inspiring educator. She has danced with Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, GroundWorks DanceTheater, Lula Washington Dance Theater and Neos Dance Theatre. Students will learn to move with grounded grace and basic modern dance technique, as well as fun choreography!
All ages and ability levels welcome, 14 years and older. This is an IN STUDIO masterclass. Drop-in class rates or ten-class passes can be used to attend. Socks, bare feet, or ballet slippers are recommended. Masks required for unvaccinated individuals.
July 17, 2021 at 1:00pm AND/or July 31, 2021 at 1:00pm
Photo: Kevin Inthavong
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Alexis Britford, originally from Columbus, Ohio, is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts’ high school Classical Ballet program and has a BFA, summa cum laude, in Dance Performance from Wright State University. During her undergraduate studies, she was a member of Dayton Contemporary Dance Second Company (DCDC2) and upon graduation was promoted to the professional company, where she enjoyed seven seasons touring both domestically and internationally. Ms. Britford was also a company member of GroundWorks DanceTheater for two seasons. As an independent artist, Ms. Britford performed with Lula Washington Dance Theater, Neos Dance Theatre and returned to her alma mater, Wright State University, as an adjunct in the dance department. She has been performing and teaching professionally for over 13 years.