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Classes & Worskhops


Annual Harvest Ball at the Kent State Student Center

Kent – October 27, 2019

Ohio Chapter 2024 of USA Dance

Annual Harvest Ball at the Kent State Student Center on the Kent State main campus.
Local ballroom dance professionals, Nina and Dimytro Kovalenko, are performing at this 6 hour dinner dance.
Check out information here

Cleveland Dance Project Fall 2019 Master Classes

Broadview Heights – Alternating Sundays September 15-November 10, 1-2:30pm

Creative Movement Center
Ages 16+ only
$12/class with pre-registration, $15 at the door
For full schedule and to register: clevelanddanceproject.com/classes-events.html
Questions clevelanddanceproject@gmail.com

CSU Presents: Studio Sessions: The Antonio Brown Residency

Oct. 18, 25 and Nov. 1 from 5 p.m. – 6:30 pm.

Internationally-known dancer/choreographer joins CSU Dance for fall semester

Cleveland – The Cleveland State University Dance Program is proud to present dance artist and hometown favorite Antonio Brown in an eight-week residency.  Brown is a Cleveland native who studied at the Cleveland School of the Arts and the Juilliard School. A member of Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company for over a decade, he is now the founder and artistic director of Antonio Brown Dance. Brown will direct Studio Sessions – a special event series offered FREE and OPEN to the Cleveland Dance Community.

The series includes Friday evening Master Classes for area dancers held on Oct. 18, 25 and Nov. 1 from 5 p.m. – 6:30 pm. Antonio will also be teaching technique classes for the CSU Dance Program and creating a new piece for the CSU Dance Company, which will be performed in the CSU Spring Dance Concert in April. An additional highlight of Brown’s residency will be his workshop with local high school students on Wednesday evenings, Oct. 23 to Dec. 4 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 pm. He will introduce participants to his unique take on contemporary dance styles, blending traditional technique with hip hop and other social dance forms to create a dance/theater piece.  There will also be an informal showing of Studio Sessions at the CSU Arts Campus on December 6 at 5:00 pm.

All activities will be held in the CSU Dance Studio, (CSU Arts Campus, 1901 E. 13th Street, Cleveland, Ohio  44114). For more information contact Lynn Deering at dance@csuohio.edu or visit www.csuohio.edu/dance.

Inlet Dance Theatre

Cleveland – Sunday Sounds Series Performance- Inlet Dance Theatre’s Trainee & Apprentice Program
Sunday, Dec 8, 2019 at 02:00 pm

Members of Inlet’s Trainee & Apprentice Program will be featured in this FREE dance performance which includes pieces from Inlet’s company repertoire and original works choreographed. Sponsored by Beachwood Arts Council
Beachwood High School Auditorium
25100 Fairmount Boulevard, Beachwood, OH 44122
Website link – http://www.beachwoodartscouncil.org/music-motion-series.html


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.

Ohio State Department of Dance’s Grad Day Open House

October 28, 8:30am-9pm
Columbus – OSU Dance 316 Sullivant Hall.
Register at dance.osu.edu/grad-day-registration-0.
Webinars will be October 21 – 3pm (MFA) and 4pm (PhD). #dance @osudance

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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