Designed for the beginning to intermediate level student, this course introduces and expands on the basic principles of ballet. Each class includes a thorough barre warm-up, center floor adagio and petite allegro, and across the floor grande allegro work. Dancers will gradually gain strength, flexibility and technical precision as a result of their work in this course. This class is a wonderful partner to our Modern Dance program and is recommended for modern dancers age 10 and up, as well as for dancers not enrolled in Modern Dance. Proper attire required: ballet slippers, tights & leotard or dance pants and leotard. Classes run for 10 weeks. Early registration is recommended to secure your child's place.
Instructor: Victoria McGuigan, Dance Coordinator and Instructor at Temple University Music Preparatory Division.
Biography - Victoria McGuigan holds a BFA and M.Ed. in Dance and was awarded the Temple University Dance Educator’s Award and the Ellen Forman Memorial Award. She has worked with children, youth and adults as a dance educator and choreographer extensively in the Philadelphia area and in recent years has developed a program for special needs students called “Dancing Our Difference.” A member of Dance and the Child International and the National Dance Education Organization, her work has been performed within the US and Brazil.
Thursday, 23 March, 2017
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