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YOUTH PROGRAM SCHEDULE

 

FOOTPRINTS is a week-long dance festival that celebrates the work of emerging and established modern choreographers on the stage of the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater at the West Side YMCA. This third annual festival, curated by Amanda Selwyn, showcases innovative works of contemporary dance with a strong theatrical aesthetic.

PHOTO GALLERY FROM 2017 FESTIVAL
PHOTO GALLERY FROM 2016 FESTIVAL

PHOTO GALLERY FROM 2015 FESTIVAL

FOOTPRINTS 2017 FEATURED:
Grimm | Choreography by Danielle Kipnis, Nazmo Dance Collective
In Transit | Choreography by Ashley McQueen, Smashworks Dance Collective
Looking Glass | Choreography by Caitlin Parish
Refuge | Choreography by Amanda Selwyn, Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre
The Rise of Otherness | Choreography by Elizabeth Shea, Elizabeth Shea Dance
All Things Being Equal | Choreography by Alana Urda, Amalgamate Dance Company

Community Arts offers dance classes for children ages 5-12 in the Mind/Body Studio on the 4th floor of the West Side YMCA.  Classes are open level and have a SHARED CULMINATING PERFORMANCE in the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater on Wednesday, December 13, 2017.

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BALLET | Ages 5-9 Years
In this playful and creative Ballet class, students will learn basic ballet positions, balances, port-de-bras, barre work, across the floor, and short combinations.

Darcie Perkins
Wednesdays 4:00-5:15 PM
SESSION 175-176 | Starts September 13, 2017, Performance December 17 (14 weeks)
Fees: $490 Member; $670 Non-Member

JAZZ/TAP | Ages 7-11 Years
From rhythm to isolations, shuffles to jumps, turns and kicks, this Jazz/Tap class will be accessible and fun for one and all. 

Megan MacPhee
Mondays 4:00-5:15 PM
SESSION 175-6 | Starts September 11, 2017, Performance December 17 (14 weeks, No Class Oct 9)
Fees: $490 Member; $670 Non-Member

MODERN DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY AND COMPOSITION | Ages 7-12 Years
In this exciting dance class, students will learn modern dance technique from Cunningham to Graham, Duncan to Hawkins to Taylor, practice dance improvisation, and learn basic choreography skills to develop their own dances. 

Ashley McQueen
Tuesdays 4:00-5:15 PM
SESSION 175-6 | Starts September 5, 2017, Performance December 17 (16 weeks)
Fees: $550 Member; $770 Non-Member

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