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Bachata Sensual (Intermediate)

at Urbanity Dance Chicago - Lincoln Park 1611 N Sheffield Ave 3rd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60614

Drapes and Hand Tosses In this class, we will begin to cover more advanced variations of hand placement and hand tosses. This movement grants dancers the ability to switch hands and grip with your partner, allowing new movement to be created without having to execute a new pattern. Prerequisite: Bachata (Core IV) Spot Turns & Rotations. Note...

Wednesday Oct 30th, 7pm - 8pm

  (4 sessions)
$75

4 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,...

Tuesday Nov 5th, 7pm - 10pm

  (6 sessions)
$225

6 sessions

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Beginning / Intermediate Musical Theater

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

Musical Theater is a dance class focused on choreography from Broadway musicals, and integrates many styles of jazz as well as acting. Recommended for dancers and performers at Beginning/Intermediate level in ballet and jazz.

Saturday Oct 26th, 1pm - 2:30pm

Adult Tap

at Dance Dynamics - Batavia 79 South Randal Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60510

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.

Thursday Oct 24th, 7:15pm - 8pm

Adult Ballet

at Dance Dynamics - Batavia 79 South Randal Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60510

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.

Thursday Oct 24th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm

Bachata (Core III)

at Urbanity Dance Chicago - Lincoln Park 1611 N Sheffield Ave 3rd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60614

Reverse Turns/Pivot Turns In this class, we will visit different kinds of turns that take you a step, or a turn, further than your basic left and right turns. We will learn how both the lead and the follow use proper connection to signal and execute a turn done in reverse, as well as a turn that uses the pivot technique. Prerequisite: Bachata (Core...

Thursday Oct 24th, 7pm - 8pm

  (4 sessions)
$75

4 sessions

Lindy III A: Side by Side Charleston

at Big City Swing - Logan Square 1850 Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647

This class will blend 6-count, 8-count and Side by Side, KickAway and Chase Charleston patterns together. Building on the outrageously helpful technique of all the Lindy IIs, this is the class will add even more spice to your rhythmic romps on the dance floor. Lindy III A and B may be taken in any order.  Pre-requisite: At least two sessions...

Monday Nov 4th, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$62

4 sessions

Podcasting Production & Promotion Bootcamp

at General Assembly - Near North Side 444 N Wabash Ave 5th Fl, Illinois City, Illinois 60611

Want to start your own podcast, but not sure how? This five hour bootcamp (plus a break for lunch) will take you through the process of podcast production, promotion, and more! First, the Podcast Production workshop brings you through the process of recording, editing, producing, and publishing your podcast. The workshop also covers hardware, software,...

Saturday Oct 26th, 10am - 4pm

Basic Jazz

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

Jazz draws its roots from the African American vernacular and in the 1950s expanded to popular social dances. In the mid 20th century, Jazz dance took on Carribean influences and became a performing art with a strong center of ballet technique. Styles of this dance technique range from Broadway Jazz to Contemporary. Basic class recommended for students...

Saturday Oct 26th, 2:30pm - 4pm

Lighting Techniques on a Budget

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

Lighting Techniques on a Budget: A Small to No Crew Production Workshop This hands-on lighting workshop will teach you how to choose the right lighting equipment for your projects and your budget (for small to no crew productions). You will get to see and use a variety of lighting gear, from low to high-end lighting equipment and accessories in a...

Tuesday Nov 12th, 10am - 5pm

$199.20

Adult Hip Hop (Ages 18+)

at Dance Dynamics - Batavia 79 South Randal Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60510

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.

Tuesday Oct 29th, 8pm - 8:45pm

Dirty, Sexy, Smooth Floorwork (All Levels)

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

This hour long class is geared towards providing folks of all genders with the skills to perfect movement specifically on the floor. Get grounded while we define proper body carriage, incorporate modern dance and burlesque techniques, and teach challenging choreography that will be the dash of flavor you were hoping to find.  Students with previous...

Saturday Nov 16th, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Beginning / Intermediate Ballet

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

Ballet began in the Italian courts and was developed into a form of concert dance under Louis XIV. Today, Ballet is highly technical and has its own vocabulary. The first portion of a class is at the barre, a tool used for dancers to find their balance and warm up their muscles. The second portion of class moves into the center of the room where dancers...

Wednesday Oct 30th, 6pm - 7:30pm

The Meisner Approach Intensive 3: Emotional Preparation

at Green Shirt Studio - Lakeview 4001 N Ravenswood Ave Unit 303-B, Chicago, Illinois 60613

Acting is an emotional art form, yet as Meisner told us, ‘acting is not emoting.’ So how do we deepen our emotional life without becoming indulgent, self-conscious actors? How do we meet the emotional demands of the script without faking anything? Intensive 3 has the answers. You will be guided through a series of exercises specifically designed...

Monday Nov 11th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$295

4 sessions

Ballroom 202

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

This class is for intermediate level social dancers. We are developing from the foundation in Ballroom 101 and 201 to add some pizzaz to your dancing. We’re adding cross over breaks and full left turns in Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, ChaCha, Rumba, and East Coast Swing. Turn up your dancing with some added flair.

Wednesday Dec 4th, 8pm - 9pm

  (3 sessions)
$72

3 sessions

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