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Classes & Worskhops


Bates Dance Festival

January 26, 1:30pm

Bates Dance Festival will offer a Master Class at The Ohio State University for students who may be interested in training in Bates Dance Festival’s Professional Training Program. Info: batesdancefestival.org

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Dancing Wheels Teacher Certification Level 1

Teacher Certification Level 1 (January 6, 2020 – January 11, 2020)


This first-of-its-kind, 40-hour intensive training is ideal for dance educators. Participants will learn how to apply the foundational principles of Dancing Wheels’ ground-breaking methodologies to incorporate physically integrated in their own dance practices.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  1. Apply their knowledge to instruct students in the historical, social, cultural, and artistic context which surrounding disabilities.
  2. Apply their knowledge to instruct students in appropriate physically integrated dance terminology and protocols.
  3. Evaluate a dance training and performance space for accessibility and make/implement appropriate recommendations for improvement.
  4. Gain a working knowledge of wheelchair mechanics related to various physical disabilities to teach students how to safely and artistically maneuver a wheelchair in a dance environment.
  5. Create a lesson plan for an inclusive dance class using the Dancing Wheels methodology.
  6. Teach a beginner-to-intermediate level dance class (in the genre of your choosing) using the Dancing Wheels methodology.

To receive certification, Level 1 participants are assessed on the established learning outcomes. Certification is for 3 years and would require recertification at 3 year intervals.

Tuition: $1,250

Click HERE to download the Pre-Evaluation and Registration form.

Inlet Dance Theatre

Children’s dance classes begin at The Music Settlement
Saturdays, September 28, 2019 through January 25, 2020
University Circle & Ohio City campus locations
As an Artist in Residence at The Music Settlement, Inlet offers weekly Saturday classes for children at both of their locations (University Circle and Ohio City) during the school year. This program is designed to give children well-rounded and developmentally appropriate training. Each class combines Modern Dance techniques with creative problem solving instructions.

For more info about classes at The Music Settlement, click here.
Or call The Music Settlement at 216-421-5806 x100 for registration information.

New Vision Dance Co.

Columbus – Sunday, January 26, 2020
Int/Adv dancers ages 10-up  8:30am – 1pm  $50
Spend a day of dance with New Vision Dance Co.
Classes will be offered in styles including Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre and for the first time – Ballroom!
NVDC  workshop location:
Diversion Dance Collective 651 Lakeview Plaza Blvd Ste D Columbus, Ohio 43085
For more information contact us at: newvisiondance@live.com
Register at www.newvisiondanceco.org

Verb Ballets Center for Dance

Dance For Youth
Shaker Heights: Classes ongoing
Verb Ballets Center for Dance
3558 Lee Rd. Shaker Heights OH 44120
Our children’s division is now enrolling for fall semester! Classes will help kids build a strong foundation for dance by improving coordination, strength, flexibility, musicality and good teamwork! Classes are available for a variety of different ability levels and age ranges.
http://www.verbballets.org/youthclasses.html or call 216-397-3757.

The AdVerb Project
Shaker Heights: Classes ongoing
Verb Ballets Center for Dance
3558 Lee Rd. Shaker Heights OH 44120
Verb Ballets offers ongoing workshops where adult community members learn choreography and performance technique. The ensemble has performances throughout the year in studio and senior living facilities. The AdVerb Project registration is ongoing.  Participation is for a 3-month period, at $60.00 a month. Call 216-397-3757 or email rdickinson@verbballets.org to learn more on how to get involved.


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