November 5 & 6
Advanced to Professional Level (Ages 16 to Adult)
** Classes follow all CDC and State guidelines for the safety and well-being of all participants and artists. **
November 5 @ 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Tom’s floorwork class elaborates on the “sweep” of Breakin’ technique, and its numerous variations. The class incorporates weight-shift transitions, directional changes, continuous flow, and honors the dynamic leg work that is a cornerstone of Breakin’ footwork foundation.
Knee coverings, knee pads, wrist support, socks, or shoes may be helpful.
November 5 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm
This is a class where the language and technique of urban dance forms and contemporary dance meet. The focus is to bring your dancing to another level, giving tools to improve each student’s quality of movement, through musicality, improvisation, wave movements, contractions of the muscles, floorwork and isolations, with an energetic across the floor work, phrases, and combinations.
Kinetic Listening & Movement Generation
November 6 @ 10:00am - 11:30am
Class is geared towards getting in touch with the body while listening and being influenced by the people around us. Influenced from visualization, improvisation and various technical forms, I work on mind-body connection and versatility while aiming to build a community of listening and participation in the room. We will push our physicality through a series of movements meant to work on coordination and finding efficiency and joy in effort. The class then moves towards movement generation, durational practice and finding and getting in touch with the body’s senses, emotions and capacity.
Visceral Movement Theory™—Flow & Power
Athletic Movement & Partnering
November 6 @ 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Inspired by movements of martial arts, athletics, and dance forms, throughout class participants hone their internal sense of fluid flow within their bodies as a driving force in suspension, dynamic balance, partnering, and maintaining power in movement.
Dancers should expect floor-work, mid to high level movement, and working with partners of varied genders and sizes.
Entering the Cosmogram
Afro-Contemporary, Afro-Cuban, Afro-Brazilian
November 6 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Participants will explore the Bakongo Cosmogram through an Afro-Contemporary lens. Experience with any Afro-Diasporic Dance form is extremely helpful (Afro-Cuban, Afro-Brazilian, West African, Hip Hop, House, Jazz, etc.).