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15th Annual DanceMasters Weekend Master Classes


Next week, the CFA brings 13 professional dancers to teach classes at Wesleyan:

13 master classes over two days provide an opportunity for intermediate to advanced dance students and dance professionals to explore diverse dance techniques.

On Saturday, March 8, Master Classes will be taught by Michelle Dorrance (Artistic Director of Dorrance Dance/New York), Virginia Johnson (Artistic Director of Dance Theatre of Harlem), Ronald K. Brown (Artistic Director of Evidence Dance Company), Eddie Taketa (Doug Varone & Dancers), Brandon “Peace” Albright (Artistic Director of Illstyle & Peace Productions), and
Souleymane Badolo (the 2014 Mariam McGlone Emerging Choreographer Award recipient).

On Sunday, March 9, Master Classes will be taught by Brian Brooks (Artistic Director of Brian Brooks Moving Company), Nicholas Leichter (Artistic Director of Nicholas Leichter Dance), Bill Hastings (Broadway veteran), Maria Bauman (Urban Bush Women), Carolyn Kirsch (Broadway veteran), Aubrey Lynch (Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater), and Ryoko Kudo (Limón Dance Company).

Date: Saturday, March 8 and Sunday, March 9
Place: Center for the Arts
Cost: $19 per class for the general public; $13 per class for Wesleyan students

BLAST Dance Class


Brought to you by Madeline Longacre ’16:

The Ballroom, Latin, and Swing Team is having its first dance class of the semester! We will be covering both American and International styles of dance (Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Swing, Cha-Cha, Rumba) this semester. You don’t need experience or a dance partner (*phew*), but remember to bring that cash money! It’s only $30 per semester if you join the club or $50 per semester if you join the team (don’t worry, you can try out a few lessons before committing). So if you’re interested, come SWING on by with some dancin’ shoes (or your bare feet). See you there, hepcats of Wes!

Date: Thursday, October 3rd
Time: 8-9:30pm
Place: Fayerweather 108
Cost: $30-$50 (if you commit)