FALL DANCE WORKSHOPS
WINTER DANCE WORKSHOPS TBA OCTOBER 1
EMAIL CHIFFEROBEEVENTS@GMAIL TO REGISTER.
BEGINNERMEDIATE TAP SESSIONS
MONDAYS THIS FALL
This workshop is all about the panache that Fred and Ginger, the Nicholas Brothers, and Busby Berkeley brought to the silver screen.
Participants will enjoy a standard tap class (warmup, exercises across the floor, combinations). We will begin with a review of our basic steps before taking off in new directions. Haven't tapped before or perhaps it's been a while? Not a problem! We all know the tap is still in there somewhere...
Tap shoes are preferred. Some tap background is required, whether recent or way back when. Music requests are welcome!
Session 1: July 31, Aug 7, 14, 21, 28
Session 2: Sept 4, 11, 18, 25, Oct 9 (no class October 1)
Session 3: Oct 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13
Session 4: Nov 20, 27, Dec 4, 11, 18
Total of 7.5 hours of tap time
$80 per session. Book both for $140!
TAP FOR BEGINNERS
MONDAYS THIS FALL
Always wanted to learn how to tap? This basics class will take you from the very beginning... We will learn and practice tap fundamentals. Learn flaps and shuffles, stamps and stomps, and more! Each week, we will add on to a warm up (that is the standard start to all tap classes at Chifferobe) as well as a fun dance that combines our fundamentals in rhythmic play.
Character shoes or taps are preferred. Some tap background will be useful, whether recent or way back when. Music requests are welcome!
Instructed by Kristen Minsky
September Session: September 4, 11, 18, 25
October Session: 9, 16, 23, 30
November Session: 6, 13, 20, 27
December Session: 4, 11, 18
$50 per session. Book two at a time for $90.
SOLD OUT SING SING SING - TAP DANCE
SUNDAYS SEPT 10 - NOV 12
For 9 fantastic Sunday afternoons, we will, shimmy, shake, and tap our toes like its 1938. During this time, we will also learn a choreographed routine inspired by Old Hollywood movie musicals and Broadway stage spectacles. Imagine 20 dancers taking the dance floor for an energized production number that even Benny Goodman woudl be proud of! The resulting choreographed routine will be showcased in the Biltmore Ballroom at Sojourner House's annual Masquerade benefit! All levels of tap are welcome. Basic tap experience is required.
Sundays, 12:30 - 1:45pm
September 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, November 5, 12.
Performance November 17. There is no class on October 29.
$120. Costume costs are separate. Please plan for approximately $50 towards this additional expense.
SLEIGH BELLES - JAZZ DANCE
SUNDAYS NOV 15 - DEC 10
For 6 fabulousc Sunday afternoons, we will stretch, shimmy, shake, and learn a choreographed routine inspired by holiday movie musicals and revues. The resulting choreographed routine will be showcased at the Sweet LIttle Variety Show on Thursday, December 14 at Aurora!
Sundays, 2 - 3:30pm
November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3, 10.
Performance December 14.
$100. Costume costs are separate. Please plan for approximately $50 towards this additional expense.
BALLET INTENSIVE | NUTCRACKER EDITION
NOVEMBER 25 & 26
Join us for an excellent weekend of balletic movement at the Atelier! Not only will attendees enjoy the opportunity to polish technique and learn portions of The Nutcracker, they will also have the chance to perform on Sunday evening at a monthly sudent/teacher movement showcase! Instructors include Daniel Shea, Stephanie Albanese, and Kristen Minsky
The intensive includes:
Daily Charge (tea and coffee meet and greet)
2 Stretch Classes
1 Ballet Bootcamp Class
1 Ballet Technique Class
6 hours of Rehearsal Time
A delicious lunch by Easy Entertaining
A delightful and safe performance opportunity
A Champagne Toast
...and an exclusive commemorative dance bag
9:30 am Daily Charge (coffee & tea meet and greet)
10-10:30 YoBalAtes (Kristen)
10:30-12 Ballet Bootcamp (Stephanie)
LUNCH (included in price - Provided by Easy Entertaining)
1-2 Ballet Technique (Daniel and/or Stephanie)
2-3:30 BT Continues into first portion of set, choreographed piece
3:30 Champagne toast and Farewells
9:30 am Daily Charge (coffee & tea)
10:30-2 Ballet Technique and Finish Setting Piece Daniel and/or Stephanie
2-5:30 Break to clean up
5:30-6:30 Final Pre-performance Rehearsal
Performance at Danse Salmagundi (at Atelier)
$150 for Early Birds (before November 1)
$180 until full
RSVP and 50% deposit are required to hold a spot. This workshop is limited to 7 dancers. Workshops are non-refundable as of the first day of the workshop. RSVP by messaging the Chifferobe Atelier or email ChifferobeEvents@gmail.com
* Class packages are valid for up to one year from the date of purchase and are non-refundable and non-transferrable. In addition, workshops are non-refundable as of the first day of the workshop. If class package credits were selected as means of payment for a one-day workshop, the according number of credits will also be forfeited.