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Int/Adv Hip Hop

at Principle Dance - Forest Park 7610 Roosevelt Rd Ste 102, Chicago, Illinois 60130

This a fun and energetic class that will challenge experienced Hip Hop dancers. Equivalent of three years previous experience required. Ages are an estimation. Previous experience and skill level are also considered when determining class placement. Hip Hop is a fun and upbeat way to improve coordination, balance, focus, and musicality! The teacher...

Thursday Jul 11th, 6:45pm - 7:45pm

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

Belly Dancing - Level 1

at Eastern Fire Belly Dance - Naperville 605 E Ogden Ave, Naperville, Illinois 60563

This class is designed for those with previous belly dance experience or those moving up from Intro. We'll introduce the basic movements and principles; we'll also stress proper alignment and form to insure safety in the dance. We will learn slow and fast movements. Every class will include dance drills to in order to build good dance...

Monday Jul 1st, 8:30pm - 9:30pm

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

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at Foster Dance Studios - Evanston 915 Foster St, Chicago, Illinois 60201

MoPeD® is a new approach to movement and body awareness. It is a fun, aerobic and improvisational class that encourages participants to experience the benefits of thoughtful, unchoreographed movement and creates a foundation for each dancer to open up to all the possibilities of movement and style. Dress Code and Appearance   Student Classes: ...

Wednesday Jun 26th, 6pm - 6:45pm

Modern II (Ages 7+ yrs)

at Dance Dynamics - Geneva 39W250 Herrington Blvd Ste J1, Chicago, Illinois 60134

Specializes in technically refining each of their dancers by challenging them to reach their full potential through self discovery, creativity, competition, performance, and by pushing the boundaries of dance to create the trends, styles, and techniques of the future. Prerequisite: Dance experience is required - this is an intermediate level prog...

Monday Jun 24th, 4:45pm - 5:30pm

  (6 sessions)

6 sessions

Bad-Ass Heels and Sass

at Vaudezilla Studios - Irving Park 3330 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60618

Join Miss Nyxon as she summons your inner bad-ass. Bring your heels and your love for Rock 'n' Roll as she leads you to follow fun choreography while learning musicality and honing your confidence. Please bring: knee pads or thigh high socks, comfortable clothing that makes you feel great, heels you are comfortable dancing in (combat boots or heels...

Saturday Jul 6th, 2:30pm - 4pm

Drama I: Losing Inhibitions

at Discovery Center - Oak Park Exact location will be
provided to registrants few days, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Do you want to gain confidence, lose inhibitions, have fun & learn acting? Then this beginning acting class is for you. Experiment with improvisation, speech & personality exercises designed to bring out your special strengths & talents. Work in a relaxed atmosphere with an emphasis on positive attitudes, and acquire performance and presentation...

Tuesday Jul 9th, 7pm - 8:30pm

  (3 sessions)

3 sessions

Basic Piven Scene Study

at Piven Theatre Workshop - Evanston 927 Noyes St, Illinois City, Illinois 60201

In this class, students prepare and rehearse scenes from contemporary plays and utilize improvisation and games to deepen characters and relationships.  Students explore how Piven uses the impulsiveness of improvisation during the rehearsal process, while being restrained by and respectful of a script. Best for students who have taken Improvisation,...

Wednesday Jul 10th, 7:30pm - 10:30pm

  (6 sessions)

6 sessions

Wedding Preparation for Couples

at Dance Center Chicago - North Center 3868 N Lincoln Ave 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60613

This special 4 week group class is geared at helping you prepare for your wedding day. In this class you will learn to feel comfortable dancing together so that you can just relax and enjoy your first dance.  We will go over basic figures which can be used to any song. These will include a few basic steps, simple under arm turn, an entrance and...

Thursday Jul 11th, 8pm - 9pm

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

Bellydance II (Intermediate)

at Vaudezilla Studios - Irving Park 3330 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60618

You've got the it's time to start making them into sentences!  In Level Two, students will expand upon the basic movements and technique they have learned in Level One by putting them together into different combinations and layering multiple movements at once. As in Level One, a full choreography will be taught with the option available...

Wednesday Jul 17th, 8:30pm - 10pm

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

Advanced Hip-Hop

at Lou Conte Dance Studio - Near West Side 1147 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, Illinois 60607

Hip-Hop derives from street dances created in America during the 1970s, such as popping, locking, and breaking. Classes have a heavy focus on individual expression, rhythm, and musicality.  Please wear the appropriate shoes for this class - Sneakers for hip-hop.

Thursday Jun 20th, 6:30pm - 8pm

Digital AC Series 101: Basic Knowledge & Practices

at AbelCine Training - Chicago 2602 W 16th St 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60608

This class is designed to give you a good grounding in all aspects of a professional motion picture camera. You will learn all the key components that are used to build a professional camera system and will become familiar with the functionality of all pro tripod and fluid head platforms. Camera support, form and function are discussed, as well as...

Tuesday Aug 13th, 11am - 2pm


Digital AC Series 201: Building the Camera

at AbelCine Training - Chicago 2602 W 16th St 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60608

The Digital AC 201 class builds on knowledge gained from the 101 class. This class will approach the curriculum from a professional camera prep point of view. You will learn to build camera packages according to the needs of production. Issues such as aspect ratio, frame rates, monitoring scenarios, and codecs will be discussed. Once these...

Tuesday Aug 13th, 3pm - 6pm


Latin Dances

at Seeds Center - Edgewater 1212 W Balmoral Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60640

Come and learn different Latin dances! 1st Thursday of every Month Mambo ! Let’s go to Cuba! And learn to dance the Mambo, made popular by films like West Side Story and Dirty Dancing. We will also take a look at Danzon-Mambo and if you don’t know about Danzon-TRUST ME-you want to know! So join me and explore the rhythms, music, and dance of...

Thursday Jun 27th, 7pm - 8pm

Show Me What You Got: A Showgirl Dance Class

at Vaudezilla Studios - Irving Park 3330 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60618

A Broadway burlesque class open to all levels who want to learn how to dance like your favorite Broadway characters. This class in inspired by classics like Chicago, A Chorus Line, 42nd Street, etc. Character shoes are encouraged but not required. Come ready to move to your favorite showtunes! All levels and genders welcome. Every body welcome. ...

Wednesday Jul 17th, 6pm - 7pm

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

Improvising Burlesque (All Levels)

at Vaudezilla Studios - Irving Park 3330 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60618

Planning and preparing a complete burlesque act can be very rewarding, but sometimes it's fun to play with the unpredictability of live performance. Chicago is the improv capital of the world, so why not put some of those skills to use in your burlesque?  In this class, Red Hot Annie will show you some skills that will let you take any act into...

Monday Jul 15th, 6pm - 7pm

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

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