Our workshop offers rigorous training for motivated dancers. Classes are offered at no cost in order to serve a broader audience. Our dance classes provide dancers the opportunity to refine their skills in multiple techniques, explore the latest in modern/contemporary movement, dance history, and more!
Event Details Event: Professional dance workshop and showcase
Classes Offered: Horton, Graham, Ballet, and Jazz- Kat Files, Caci Pritchett, and Chelsea Parron Dance History- Kat Files, Caci Pritchett, and Chelsea Parron
Participants: Beginner Dance: Level I (Ages 6-11) Intermediate/Advanced Dance: Level II (Ages 12+)
Date and Time: Wednesday, August 3- Friday, August 5, 2016: Level I (10am- 1:45pm); Level II (1:15pm- 5pm) Saturday, August 6, 2016: Level I and Level II (10am- 5:30pm)
**The Dance Workshop will culminate in a showcase on the final day, Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 4pm.
**Kat choreographed the work, "Nineteen Sixty-Three", which was originally performed in New York City at The Ailey School. The piece pays tribute through dance to the Civil Rights Movement and the four little girls (Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley) killed in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama. Kat is collaborating with her brother and musician, Royce Files, and fellow dancers Khensani Mathebula, Chelsea Parron, and Caci Pritchett from the 2015 graduating class of the Alvin Ailey/Fordham University BFA Program in Dance.
"Nineteen Sixty-Three" will be the featured piece in The FILES Arts Project 2016 Summer Dance Showcase!
Parents, family, and friends are cordially invited!
Lunch: Please Bring a Brown-Bag Lunch Level I (11:30am- Noon) Level II (3:15pm- 3:45pm)
Registration: To register, please visit our website.