Join us in Dance of the Month for 2015-16!
What: 18th Century Dance Classes offered by The New York Baroque Dance Company
When: Every first Saturday of the month from 3:00-5PM See Calendar for monthly class theme.
Where: Mark Morris Dance Center at 3 Lafayette Avenue in Brooklyn, New York (corner of Flatbush Ave). Directions
Cost: only $17 per class!
Who can come? This class is open to professional dancers, teachers, students, musicians, singers, actors and dance enthusiasts. Expand your circle of friends as you meet new people and learn the proper way to offer a hand during the minuet or how to cut a caper in the jig! Ages 13 and up are welcome to join us.
Description: Learn the dances of the Baroque period. Please read the individual class descriptions as the nature of each class is shaped by the teacher. Members of The New York Baroque Dance Company and guest artists will be teaching this season. Some classes will have live music and other classes will draw from carefully selected recordings. Break the barrier of tedium and discover a portal to the 18th century!
What do I wear? Please wear a flexible dance shoe, no street shoes are allowed in the studios. Casual dance or exercise clothing is recommended.
Can I come for one class only? Yes, please come as you like. Take the whole series of classes and learn the dance forms used by Bach and Mozart in their dance suites.
Hope to see you there! Call 212-662-8829 if you have any questions.
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September 12, 2015 Open House with Mark Morris Dance Center, free class! Meggi Sweeney Smith
October 3, 2015 Caroline…Baroque Dance Bootcamp
November 7, 2015 Catherine: Dancing the Garden Path
December 5, 2015 Meggi Sweeney Smith, Gigue
January 9, 2016, Meggi Sweeney Smith, Bouree
February 6, 2016 Catherine Turocy, How to Dance Like Moliere at Mardi Gras, music from Lully
March 5, 2016 Ani Udovicki, The Minuet on Stage
April 2, 2016 Caroline Copeland, TBA
May 7, 2016 Ani Udovicki
June 4, 2016 Catherine Turocy, Passepied Round O as danced at the time of Alexander Pope