Children’s Contemporary/Lyrical Intensive

Starting DateJuly 24, 2017

Ending DateJuly 26, 2017


Event Description

Students will be introduced to methods of ballet, jazz, and modern, creating a fluid style of movement that encourages self-expression. Students with prior dance background will receive an intermediate/advanced warm-up, a series of across the floor combinations, and a culmination of choreography at the end of class.

Contemporary/Lyrical allows dancers to share movement with the intention of fostering self-expression and a personal story.

The classes will be offered in the following sessions:

Session 1 | Two Classes | Fee: $25 per student

Monday & Wednesday | July 24 & 26 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Dress requirement: Leotards and shorts or fitted dancewear, no shoes required.

About the Instructor:
Mackenzie Lewis holds a B.A. in Dance from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities along with a dance education minor from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. She has been the director of The Phipps Dance Theater for the past seven seasons, and the director of The Phipps Junior Dance Company for the past four seasons. Lewis has been teaching technique classes at The Phipps since 2010 as well as choreographing for The Phipps Dance Company and theatrical productions at the center. She enjoys every aspect of dancing, choreographing, teaching, and performing, and is grateful to make her passion her career.

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