Semester Class Schedule


 

      How to Register

BY PHONE:    718.832.0018
IN PERSON:  at the BAX reception desk
ONLINE REGISTRATION: See  the “Online Registration- How To” (below)

Families applying for FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE may NOT register online. For more information, click HERE.

CLASS LEVELS
Levels I, II and hybrid I/II classes are organized by discrete age brackets and are open to students with a range of prior experience. These classes closely consider age appropriate physical, emotional and social development.

Levels III, IV, Performance Workshops and youth companies serve wider ranges and assume more prior experience, greater technical and improvisation skills and commitment. By level III and up, students often stay in a given level for more than on year.

Please contact the Education Department for guidance about how to navigate classes and/or levels

      Online Registration- How To

Please note: If you are registering for more than one class and are therefore eligible for the “family value” discount, the online platform will automatically register this discount in your session. If, however, you register for an additional class in a separate online session, the online platform cannot automatically combine this new registration with your other registrations (nor will it account for other possible discounts. Please see “Tuition Fees & Discounts” below). In such instances, to make sure that you do receive the full discount that you are eligible for please call (718) 832-0018 and complete your registration over the phone. Alternatively, you can continue with the online registration process and the discount will automatically be credited to your account, towards either a balance due or towards future use.

1. Click “Sign up” under the title of the class you are registering for.
2. Enter your child’s information into the space provided.
3. Enter guardians’ contact information. Please include as much information as possible.
4. Review your class selection to confirm it is correct.
5. Select “Check Out and Pay in Full,” OR “Check Out and Pay Half” to complete your registration. Payment of at least half is required to hold your spot in any class or program. Please pay close attention to when full payment is due, outlined in “Rates & Policies” (below).

At any point during your registration, you may add another class to your cart by scrolling down and clicking “Sign up” to additionally select that class.

Annual Family Registration Fee: This $35 fee is assessed annually per family (e.g. fall 2015 and again in fall 2016); registration fee does not apply to President’s or Spring Break Arts Programs.
You will be invoiced for any outstanding balances or registration fees assessed. Please call (718) 832-0018 or email info@bax.org with any questions.

Families applying for FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE may NOT register online. For more information, click HERE.

      Rates & Policies

A payment of at least 1/2 tuition is required to reserve a spot in any youth class. The remainder of the tuition is due by the 5th week of the semester (unless a payment plan has been arranged).To arrange a payment plan, see information on Financial Assistance HERE.

REFUND POLICY
Prior to the 3rd class of a trimester and the 5th class of a semester, class tuition is refundable minus classes reserved/taken. There are no refunds after the 3rd class of a trimester or the 5th class of a semester. A credit may be applied to future registration.Drops must occur 48 hours prior to the reserved class.

MAKE-UP CLASSES
Due to absences or late registration, each student is allowed to take 2 make-up classes each trimester or 4 make-up classes each semester within the same term in an equivalent, age appropriate class (space permitting). We do not pro-rate tuition.

TRIAL CLASSES
A free trial class is available to new students, through the 3rd week of each term (space permitting). Upon registration, the cost of the trial class will be included in the tuition.

Families applying for FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE may NOT register online. For more information, click HERE.

      Tuition Fees & Discounts

Yearly Family Registration Fee: This $35 fee is assessed annually per family (e.g. fall 2015 and again in fall 2016); registration fee does not apply to President’s or Spring Break Arts Programs.

Family Value: Families who register their child in a second class, or another sibling in the same term, receive 5% off each additional class (note, discount is applied to the lowest priced class(es)).

Performance Workshop Discount: PW Students receive 15% off additional class (not including BAXco)

Playspace Class Cards: BAX offers class cards for drop-in Playspace classes. Families can purchase a 10 class card for $80. Class cards are valid for 1 year.* Playspace included for free with Move & Groove registration.

Park Slope Parents Members: PSP Members receive 5% off tuition (excluding registration fee and school break programs). Members must request this discount at the time of registration and be prepared to show membership card to registration desk upon request.

Families applying for FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE may NOT register online. For more information, click HERE.

Spring Semester (Monday, January 30 – Saturday, June 17)

Did you know BAX offers After School Pick Up? Click HERE to learn more. 

Registration opens January 7, 2017.


Registration Form
One Guardian's name, an address, one phone number, and email are required before payments can be made.

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Monday
3:30-4:30
Drama Rama
[X]
Drama Rama
In this playful setting, young students explore creative dramatics and working collaboratively as a group. Students explore the use of costumes, props, and storytelling, while exercising creative thinking both independently and in partners. Students will use their body and voice in each class as they develop characters and participate in improvisational theater games. Each class consists of physical and vocal warm ups, and theater games. Students engage in the fun and collaborative process of learning through experience, which builds skills in listening, responding, creativity, problem solving, risk taking, and group awareness. Read more about Drama at BAX
Ages 5-6     Stephanie MillerPrice: $340
3:30-4:30
Modern I
[X]
Modern I
Modern I introduces young dancers to a more structured dance class that includes work in center and across the floor while exploring rhythm, spatial relationships, basic leg and foot work, and locomotive movement, including chases, leaps, and turns. Opportunity for creative choice is abundant through imagery and music, and students will begin the exciting entry into creating and observing choreography. Read more about Dance at BAX
Ages 5-6     Diana CrumPrice: $340
3:30-4:45
Tumbling II - FULL
[X]
Tumbling II - FULL
Through yoga, gymnastics, and dance/movement techniques, students support their own weight in new ways with handstands, headstands and arm stands, explore balances and lifts alone and with partners, and learn tumbling sequences of rolling and flipping. This class builds strength and flexibility. It also builds self-confidence as students become increasingly self-aware and explore what is possible with their own bodies. As the year progresses, students learn walkovers, bridges, and handsprings, and continue with more advanced partner acrobatics. Students begin to manipulate props and collaborate to create original images, structures, and sequences. Read more about Tumbling at BAX
Ages 7-8     Diane TomasiPrice: 0
4:30-7:00
Dance Performance Workshop II (DPW II)
[X]
Dance Performance Workshop II (DPW II)
Dance Performance Workshops (DPWs) are full-year programs intended for motivated young people (ages 9-17) who are ready to commit to comprehensive dance study that encapsulates the totality of an artist-in-process as dancer, performer, collaborator, creator, and observer. The workshop encourages the young artist to work creatively both independently and in collaboration with peers, while honing and deepening skills in technique, performance, improvisation, partnering, and developing original choreography. Admission is by invitation. Read more about Performance Workshops at BAX
Ages 12-15   * invitation only   Jen McGinnPrice: Call
4:30-6:00
Drama III
[X]
Drama III
Building on the foundation of Drama Rama and Drama II, students begin to hone the development of character and scene through body and voice techniques. Students work on the arc of dramatic sequence, while practicing improvisation, partner-work, and ensemble building. In a supportive and communal environment, this class promotes participatory engagement, creative problem solving, and artistic voice. Students expand their knowledge of theater concepts and vocabulary and work towards creating original material. Read more about Drama at BAX
Ages 8-10     Stephanie MillerPrice: $374
4:45-6:15
Modern IV
[X]
Modern IV
While expanding on the technique and form of modern dance introduced in Modern III, the Modern IV class deepens students' understanding of Time, Shape, Space, Force, and the Body in movement. Students further develop their strength, flexibility, balance, and line in structured warm-ups and floor work, and learn more advanced phrases and movement combinations. Repeated dance phrases week-to-week provide a framework for development in technique, and performance, and also allow for opportunities to break the repertory down and build it back up in the students' own way. Students are encouraged to express themselves in solo, duet, and group choreography projects. The class allows for the observation and reflection on the creative choice and performance of peer work, while creating a group dynamic that is supportive of each student as artists-in-process. This class is designed for students who have completed Modern III or the equivalent. Read more about Dance at BAX
Ages 9-12     Diane TomasiPrice: $374
Tuesday
3:30-4:45
Drama II
[X]
Drama II
In Drama II, Students will participate in a more structured environment and participate in vocal and physical warm ups to build on the control of both body and voice to deepen the process of developing a character. Students build on basic theater skills through creative games and improvisations, which help to build confidence, self-control, and collaborative skills. Developing a scene, following stage direction and using theater terminology are introduced in this imaginative class. Read more about Drama at BAX
Ages 6-8     Kate BellPrice: $378
4:00-6:30
Dance Performance Workshop I (DPW I)
[X]
Dance Performance Workshop I (DPW I)
Dance Performance Workshops (DPWs) are full-year programs intended for motivated young people (ages 9-17) who are ready to commit to comprehensive dance study that encapsulates the totality of an artist-in-process as dancer, performer, collaborator, creator, and observer. The workshop encourages the young artist to work creatively both independently and in collaboration with peers, while honing and deepening skills in technique, performance, improvisation, partnering, and developing original choreography. Admission is by invitation. Read more about Performance Workshops at BAX
Ages 9-12   * invitation only   Donna CostelloPrice: Call
4:15-5:30
Tumbling II - FULL
[X]
Tumbling II - FULL
Through yoga, gymnastics, and dance/movement techniques, students support their own weight in new ways with handstands, headstands and arm stands, explore balances and lifts alone and with partners, and learn tumbling sequences of rolling and flipping. This class builds strength and flexibility. It also builds self-confidence as students become increasingly self-aware and explore what is possible with their own bodies. As the year progresses, students learn walkovers, bridges, and handsprings, and continue with more advanced partner acrobatics. Students begin to manipulate props and collaborate to create original images, structures, and sequences. Read more about Tumbling at BAX
Ages 7-8     Cat WagnerPrice: 0
4:30-7:30
Dance Performance Workshop III (DPW III)
[X]
Dance Performance Workshop III (DPW III)
Dance Performance Workshops (DPWs) are full-year programs intended for motivated young people (ages 9-17) who are ready to commit to comprehensive dance study that encapsulates the totality of an artist-in-process as dancer, performer, collaborator, creator, and observer. The workshop encourages the young artist to work creatively both independently and in collaboration with peers, while honing and deepening skills in technique, performance, improvisation, partnering, and developing original choreography. Admission is by invitation. Read more about Performance Workshops at BAX
Ages 13+   * invitation only   Helen TocciPrice: Call
4:45-6:30
Drama IV
[X]
Drama IV
The class explores monologues, dialogues, and ensemble work, as well as concepts such as conflict, subtext, and motivation. Students continue to deepen vocal, movement, and improvisational skills through a series of structured exercises that emphasize proper vocal technique, stage movement, interpreting text, and creative thinking within a scene. Students are challenged to expand their acting vocabulary by participating in selected scenes as well as creating original scenes of their own. Students work on short stage performances with and for one another, which are followed by friendly scene studies and analysis. Read more about Drama at BAX
Ages 10+     Kate BellPrice: $406
5:30-7:00
Modern Technique
[X]
Modern Technique
The Modern Technique I & II class is based in the fundamentals of modern dance technique (connectivity, spatial and body awareness, weight sharing, rhythm and musicality) and honing the dancers body as her/his instrument for artistic expression. It is taught on a semester basis by Guest Artists, professional working dancers and choreographers. At the Modern Technique I & II (intermediate & advanced levels), students have already been introduced to modern technique and building on these fundamentals, focus on alignment, intention and quality of movement, sequencing and longer phrase-work.This is class is required for students in DPW level II (Modern Technique I) and level III (Modern Technique II), in addition to their weekly workshop class.
Ages 12-15     Amber SloanPrice: $396
Wednesday
3:30-4:30
Ballet I
[X]
Ballet I
Ballet at BAX offers an introduction to the traditional techniques of ballet, while maintaining a strong awareness of modern dance aesthetics. Our classes promote balance, form, line, strength, and grace in floor, barre, and center work. Students are encouraged to develop their practice of ballet technique and to use the rigorous skills unique to ballet to explore their own creativity and originality. Students have opportunities to try new ideas with their peers, and to express their own artistry through original compositions and choreography.
Ages 6-8     Madison KrekelPrice: $360
3:30-4:30
Tumbling I - FULL
[X]
Tumbling I - FULL
Using exercises from yoga to gymnastics, this class supports fundamental motor skills and challenges students in their beginning stages of development. Making transitions, taking turns and working as a group are regular social skills addressed in this lively joyful class. Students learn backward and forward rolls, logrolls, somersaults, headstands, and the basics of balancing, all while honing body and mind. Read more about Tumbling at BAX
Ages 5-6     Diane TomasiPrice: 0
4:30-6:30
AcroBAX I
[X]
AcroBAX I
AcroBAX I, formerly Tumbling Performance Workshop, is one of BAX's most advanced tumbling classes, newly established in fall 2013 to accommodate Tumbling level II and III students who are aging out and eager to hone their technical tumbling, partner acrobatic, and dance skills. In the year-long Performance Workshop program, students further integrate tumbling, performance, and improvisation skills, while also exploring group-d...Read more about Performance Workshops at BAX
Ages 9-12   * invitation only   Diane TomasiPrice: Call
4:30-5:45
Ballet II
[X]
Ballet II
Ballet at BAX offers an introduction to the traditional techniques of ballet, while maintaining a strong awareness of modern dance aesthetics. Our classes promote balance, form, line, strength, and grace in floor, barre, and center work. Students are encouraged to develop their practice of ballet technique and to use the rigorous skills unique to ballet to explore their own creativity and originality. Students have opportunities to try new ideas with their peers, and to express their own artistry through original compositions and choreography.
Ages 8-11     Madison KrekelPrice: $378
4:30-5:45
Modern II/III
[X]
Modern II/III
Modern II/III is a hybrid class open to students of a broad range of ages and prior experience. Modern II/III will explore the techniques and form of modern dance that includes ballet, improvisation, and partner work in relationship to its dance history. This class will have an emphasis on somatic and anatomical knowledge. Students will develop strength, flexibility, and balance, while gaining awareness of their alignment. The class will explore rhythm, musicality, breath, dance positions, leg and footwork, and multi-dimensional space. Students are encouraged to express themselves through intentional movement, invent through improvisation, and reflect on their choices. Students work both independently and collaboratively, learning phrase material, and with breaking down and building up repertory. At this level, students should have experience taking a dance class. Read more about Dance at BAX
Ages 7-10     Angie PittmanPrice: $378
5:45-7:15
Modern Technique
[X]
Modern Technique
The Modern Technique I & II class is based in the fundamentals of modern dance technique (connectivity, spatial and body awareness, weight sharing, rhythm and musicality) and honing the dancers body as her/his instrument for artistic expression. It is taught on a semester basis by Guest Artists, professional working dancers and choreographers. At the Modern Technique I & II (intermediate & advanced levels), students have already been introduced to modern technique and building on these fundamentals, focus on alignment, intention and quality of movement, sequencing and longer phrase-work.This is class is required for students in DPW level II (Modern Technique I) and level III (Modern Technique II), in addition to their weekly workshop class.
Ages 13+     Skye MontantePrice: $396
Thursday
3:30-4:45
Modern I/II
[X]
Modern I/II
Modern I/II is a hybrid class open to students of a broad range of ages and prior experience. The class introduces young dancers to the foundations of modern dance including center work and across the floor exercises while exploring rhythm, spatial relationships, basic leg and foot work and locomotive movement, including chases, leaps and turns. Opportunity for creative choice is abundant through imagery and music, and students will begin the exciting entry into creating and observing choreography (making dance pieces) through memory and repetition. This is a joyful class that honors individual expression and encourages collaborative work in partners and groups. Read more about Dance at BAX
Ages 6-8     Janet WertherPrice: $358
3:30-4:30
Physical Theater
[X]
Physical Theater
Physical Theater has been become an increasing practice in the theater world and is a critical part of actor training. In BAXs Physical Theater class, students begin a playful exploration of story, scene and ensemble through an embodied exploration of character. Drawing on dance, circus, physical comedy, mime, and gymnastics traditions, this high-energy class will explore characters, environments, and relationships using dynamic movement and physicality. We will ask: What does the character look like? What does the character think about? What does the character want? What is the character's motivation?
Ages 9-12     Billy SchultzPrice: $340
3:30-4:30
Tumbling I - FULL
[X]
Tumbling I - FULL
Using exercises from yoga to gymnastics, this class supports fundamental motor skills and challenges students in their beginning stages of development. Making transitions, taking turns and working as a group are regular social skills addressed in this lively joyful class. Students learn backward and forward rolls, logrolls, somersaults, headstands, and the basics of balancing, all while honing body and mind. Read more about Tumbling at BAX
Ages 5-6     Maira DuartePrice: 0
4:30-6:30
AcroBAX II
[X]
AcroBAX II
BAX's AcroBAX II class is a full-year program intended for motivated young people (ages 10+). Drawing on contemporary circus traditions and theatrical techniques, AcroBAX II combines modern dance, partner acrobatics, performance, and choreography skills. AcroBAX II emerged under the direction of Helen Tocci in 2010 and has retained many of its original members since its inception. Read more about AcroBAX
Ages 10+   * invitation only   Helen TocciPrice: Call
4:30-5:30
Boys Movement
[X]
Boys Movement
Capitalizing on boys' energy, imagination, and interests, this class explores many different dance and movement forms, including modern dance, yoga, dramatics, and sports moves, with special emphasis on rhythmic and spatial awareness. Read more about Dance at BAX
Ages 6-9     Andrew JannettiPrice: $340
Friday
3:30-4:30
Hip Hop I
[X]
Hip Hop I
BAX Hip Hop Dance is a high-energy technique class that combines energy, rhythm, groove, individuality, and originality with contemporary dance techniques. Students learn basic techniques like house, top rock, up rock, power moves, freezes, threading and locomotion. As students develop, they have opportunities to create funky patterns and original variations on learned combinations and, ultimately, choreograph their own movement sequences based within the parameters of the form. Students also deepen their knowledge of historic vocabulary by relating this form to other social Africanist dance forms like swing, jazz, and soul line dancing. Age-appropriate hip-hop and pop music is used. In Hip Hop I: Groove and Flow, students will learn current and past dance trends like the Running Man, Whip/Nae Nae, Chicken Noodle Soup, Dougie, to name a few, as the basis of exploring the historical depth and social aspect of Hip Hop dance so that they begin to know and appreciate the roots of the dance form and how it links to the music and other African American dance forms.
Ages 7-9     Angie PittmanPrice: $360
3:45-5:15
Tumbling III
[X]
Tumbling III
Drawing on techniques in yoga, gymnastics, dance, and acrobatics, students explore ways to support their own weight with handstands, headstands and arm stands, as well as create reversed inversions such as arching and bridging. Building on Tumbling II, students continue to explore balances and lifts alone and with partners, and learn tumbling sequences of rolling and flipping. Using imagery, sound and concepts, students are encouraged to build on their individual and partner work to create sequences and make choreographic choices in a collaborative environment. As the year progresses, performing, observing, and reflecting with one another becomes a part of the tumbling practice. Read more about Tumbling at BAX
Ages 8-10     Cat WagnerPrice: $414
4:30-7:30
BAXco Youth Dance Company
[X]
BAXco Youth Dance Company
BAXco, BAX's youth dance company, is a repertory company that performs work by vibrant choreographers who are active in the dance world. These young dancers are exposed to many styles of modern dance through workshops, classes, and performances, and enjoy a multi-dimensional experience of the NYC dance scene. Read more about BAXco
Ages 13+   By Audition   Dante BrownPrice: Call
5:15-7:15
BAX Theater Company (BTC)
[X]
BAX Theater Company (BTC)
BTC is a yearlong, audition-based, theater ensemble for young artists (ages 9-18) looking to expand their experiences in peer theater-making and performance. The BTC ensemble will meet weekly to explore source material, create and rehearse original works, and embody a range of key roles throughout the creative process, including performer, playwright, director, choreographer, dramaturg, set/sound/light designer and critic. Rehearsals will draw directly from, the collected voices and visions of the participants. Additionally, to support and enrich their process, the BTC ensemble will be visited by professional guest performing artists. These guest artists will facilitate master workshops drawing from their professional expertise and aesthetics. In its pilot year, BAX Theater Company will build towards at least one public performance opportunity as well as present work during open studio shares.Company rehearsals will be held on Fridays from 5:45-7:15 PM, beginning October 10, 2014 through May, 15 2015. Auditions will take place as part of the fall open house. Read more about BTC
Ages 9+   By Audition   Julia CavagnaPrice: Call
Saturday
9:30-10:30
Drama Rama
[X]
Drama Rama
In this playful setting, young students explore creative dramatics and working collaboratively as a group. Students explore the use of costumes, props, and storytelling, while exercising creative thinking both independently and in partners. Students will use their body and voice in each class as they develop characters and participate in improvisational theater games. Each class consists of physical and vocal warm ups, and theater games. Students engage in the fun and collaborative process of learning through experience, which builds skills in listening, responding, creativity, problem solving, risk taking, and group awareness. Read more about Drama at BAX
Ages 5-6     Kelindah SchusterPrice: $300
10:15-11:15
Modern I
[X]
Modern I
Modern I introduces young dancers to a more structured dance class that includes work in center and across the floor while exploring rhythm, spatial relationships, basic leg and foot work, and locomotive movement, including chases, leaps, and turns. Opportunity for creative choice is abundant through imagery and music, and students will begin the exciting entry into creating and observing choreography. Read more about Dance at BAX
Ages 5-6     Alexandra RosePrice: $300
10:30-11:30
Dance, Act, Sing Musical Theater I - FULL
[X]
Dance, Act, Sing Musical Theater I - FULL
For the performer who loves to sing and dance! This playful workshop guides students through the three fundamental facets of musical theater: acting, singing, and dancing. In a relaxed and imaginative environment, students explore all three disciplines and rehearse musical numbers, both score and script, from Broadway favorites to original creations. As students advance, they work on character roles, develop scenes, sing songs, and create choreography independently and in small groups. Read more about Drama at BAX
Ages 7-9     Kevin CarilloPrice: 0
10:30-11:30
Hip Hop II
[X]
Hip Hop II
BAX Hip Hop Dance is a high-energy technique class that combines energy, rhythm, groove, individuality, and originality with contemporary dance techniques. Students learn basic techniques like house, top rock, up rock, power moves, freezes, threading and locomotion. As students develop, they have opportunities to create funky patterns and original variations on learned combinations and, ultimately, choreograph their own movement sequences based within the parameters of the form. Students also deepen their knowledge of historic vocabulary by relating this form to other social Africanist dance forms like swing, jazz, and soul line dancing. Age-appropriate hip-hop and pop music is used. In Hip Hop levels II and III, there is a greater emphasis on developing personal style as well as developing musicality and ways of listening and hearing different beats and layering in music. Students perform for classmates and give and receive feedback as well, learning how to talk about what they are making and also what they see.
Ages 8-10     Skye MontantePrice: $300
10:30-11:30
Tumbling I/II - FULL
[X]
Tumbling I/II - FULL
Tumbling I/II is a hybrid class open to students of a broad range of ages and prior experience. Through yoga, gymnastics, and dance/movement techniques, students support their own weight in new ways with handstands, headstands and arm stands, explore balances and lifts alone and with partners, and learn tumbling sequences of rolling and flipping. This class builds strength and flexibility. It also builds self-confidence as students become increasingly self-aware and explore what is possible with their own bodies. As the year progresses, students learn walkovers, bridges, and handsprings, and continue with more advanced partner acrobatics. Students begin to manipulate props and collaborate to create original images, structures, and sequences. Read more about Tumbling at BAX
Ages 6-8     Maira Duarte and Billy SchultzPrice: 0
11:30-1:00
Dance, Act, Sing Musical Theater II
[X]
Dance, Act, Sing Musical Theater II
For the performer who loves to sing and dance! This playful workshop guides students through the three fundamental facets of musical theater: acting, singing, and dancing. In a relaxed and imaginative environment, students explore all three disciplines and rehearse musical numbers, both score and script, from Broadway favorites to original creations. As students advance, they work on character roles, develop scenes, sing songs, and create choreography independently and in small groups. Read more about Drama at BAX
Ages 10+     Kevin CarilloPrice: $330
11:30-1:00
Hip Hop III
[X]
Hip Hop III
BAX Hip Hop Dance is a high-energy technique class that combines energy, rhythm, groove, individuality, and originality with contemporary dance techniques. Students learn basic techniques like house, top rock, up rock, power moves, freezes, threading and locomotion. As students develop, they have opportunities to create funky patterns and original variations on learned combinations and, ultimately, choreograph their own movement sequences based within the parameters of the form. Students also deepen their knowledge of historic vocabulary by relating this form to other social Africanist dance forms like swing, jazz, and soul line dancing. Age-appropriate hip-hop and pop music is used. In Hip Hop levels II and III, there is a greater emphasis on developing personal style as well as developing musicality and ways of listening and hearing different beats and layering in music. Students perform for classmates and give and receive feedback as well, learning how to talk about what they are making and also what they see.
Ages 10+     Skye MontantePrice: $330
11:30-1:00
Modern III/IV
[X]
Modern III/IV
While expanding on the technique and form of modern dance introduced in early-modern dance levels, this hybrid Modern III and IV class deepens students' work with Time, Shape, Space, Force, and the Body in movement. Students develop their strength, flexibility, balance, and line in structured warm-ups and floor work, and learn more advanced phrases and movement combinations. Students are encouraged to express themselves in solo, duet, and group choreography projects.
Ages 8-12     Maira DuartePrice: $330
11:30-1:00
Tumbling III
[X]
Tumbling III
Drawing on techniques in yoga, gymnastics, dance, and acrobatics, students explore ways to support their own weight with handstands, headstands and arm stands, as well as create reversed inversions such as arching and bridging. Building on Tumbling II, students continue to explore balances and lifts alone and with partners, and learn tumbling sequences of rolling and flipping. Using imagery, sound and concepts, students are encouraged to build on their individual and partner work to create sequences and make choreographic choices in a collaborative environment. As the year progresses, performing, observing, and reflecting with one another becomes a part of the tumbling practice. Read more about Tumbling at BAX
Ages 8-10     Billy SchultzPrice: $346
 

 


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