For students with at least three years of recent Jazz/Ballet/Lyrical training who want to advance their technique with a specific focus on turns, leaps, and flexibility related to jazz dance. Offers new techniques to stretching, turns, and advanced skills. Learn to use breath and alignment to power technique.
The classes will be offered in the following sessions:
Session 1 | Two Classes | Fee: $25 per student
Monday & Wednesday | July 10 & 12 | 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Session 2 | Two Classes | Fee: $25 per student
Monday & Wednesday | July 17 & 19 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Session 3 | Two Classes | Fee: $25 per student
Monday & Wednesday | July 24 & 26 | 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Dress requirement: Leotards and leggings or fitted dancewear, jazz shoes.
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.