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Yth 2/Teen Commercial Hip Hop (M. Noble - 5/20) with Marcus Noble

Ages: 8-14 We are excited to AGAIN have Marcus join us in a recurring role to teach a new class "Commercial Hip Hop"! This class will focus on learning choreography quickly as well as injecting personal style and confidence. Marcus is a fast-paced, humble, passionate teacher, who injects his strong professionalism with humor. His choreography mirrors his inspiring relationship with the craft. This 1.5 hour long class will include warm-up and conditioning, as well as his signature choreography. For more about Marcus, visit his website here: https://marcusjnoble.wixsite.com/marcusjnoble $5 discount given for dancers taking bot of Marcus' March classes (total discount of $10 will be processed as a refund for credit payments). Dance sneakers must be clean and dedicated for in-class use only.

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@ 11:00AM-12:30PM

1 PAYMENT OF $25

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2016/2017 Adult Improv with Nadine Medina

AGES: 18+ This class focuses on guided improvisation exercises and improv studies. It calls for an open mind and willingness, and a motivation to allow yourself to dig below the surface. We will explore numerous improvisation techniques and exercises, including those made popular by William Forsythe and others. Class culminates in at least one guided improv routine in the annual showcase on June 17, which all class participants must commit to. Socks, half slippers/foot thongs, or bare feet recommended. For shoe purchases, we recommend Discount Dance online.

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@ 6:00PM- 7:00PM

3 PAYMENTS OF $150

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2016/2017 Adult Chairlesque with Nadine Medina

AGES: 18+ WE'RE SORRY, BUT THIS CLASS IS NOW CLOSED. ALL REGISTRANTS AS OF 8/18 WILL BE ADDED TO A WAITLIST. NO DANCE EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Chairlesque, a TDF exclusive class, is a HOT Burlesque-inspired chair jazz class. Participants will be encouraged to express confidence, and will learn classic jazz moves and bold, sassy choreography. Class will include conditioning and jazz technique (barre, center floor, and across the floor work) as well as choreography with our prop of choice: a chair. This class culminates in an end-of-year performance in the annual showcase on June 17, which all class participants must commit to. Black soft-sole jazz shoes required and we recommend purchasing them through Discount Dance online.. Additional jazz boots may be required for the performance.

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@ 7:00PM- 8:00PM

3 PAYMENTS OF $150

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2016/2017 Adult Adv. Beginner/Intermediate Hip-Hop with Dorothy Boice

AGES: 18+ This class is a level up from our Beginner class, and is great for anyone who has taken, and felt comfortable with, our Beginner class, or who has at least 1 year of recent hip hop experience. TDF Hip-Hop classes include technique from several sub-genres of hip-hop dance, including lyrical hip-hop movement. Shoes worn in from off the street will NOT BE PERMITTED. Like any other dance class, hip hop shoes are meant for class only and it is expected that you will have a dedicated pair that you wear only IN-STUDIO. We recommend skate-style shoes like Supra, DC's, Etnies, or even Nike/Adidas so long as they do not have deep tread and large soles. These may be purchased online or at Journeys at Crossgates Mall. This class culminates in an end-of-year performance in the annual showcase on June 17, which all class participants must commit to.

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@ 8:00PM- 9:00PM

3 PAYMENTS OF $150

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2016/2017 Adult Beginner Hip-Hop with Dorothy Boice

AGES: ADULT This class is a level up from our Pure Beginner class, and is great for anyone who has taken our Pure Beginner or Beginner class, or who feels comfortable with the general concepts of the style. TDF Hip-Hop classes include technique from several sub-genres of hip-hop dance, including lyrical hip-hop movement. Shoes worn in from off the street will NOT BE PERMITTED. Like any other dance class, hip hop shoes are meant for class only and it is expected that you will have a dedicated pair that you wear only IN-STUDIO. We recommend skate-style shoes like Supra, DC's, Etnies, or even Nike/Adidas so long as they do not have deep tread and large soles. These may be purchased online or at Journeys at Crossgates Mall. This class culminates in an end-of-year performance in the annual showcase on June 17, which all class participants must commit to.

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@ 7:00PM- 8:00PM

3 PAYMENTS OF $150

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2016/2017 Adult Intermediate Contemporary Modern with Louisa Jane Barta

AGES: 18+ This class builds from the fundamentals of ballet while experimenting with modern, contemporary movement. It includes modern center work and contemporary choreography. Foot thongs or half socks are required, and can be purchased at Discount Dance online. This performance class culminates with a performance in the June 17 showcase, which all class participants must commit to.

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@ 6:00PM- 7:00PM

3 PAYMENTS OF $150

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2016/2017 Yth 1 Modern with Louisa Jane Barta

AGES: 4-6 Modern dance is the challenge of ballet with the freedom and fun of hip-hop or jazz. Run, jump, roll on the floor, plie, spin, leap in the air, we get to do all that and more in this focused but fun class! This class is for the creative dancer. In this class, students will be taught the basics of modern technique. Completion of choreography, "safe risk-taking", experimentation, freedom of movement, and artistry will be our goals for the year. And who knows? There might be time at the end of class for a challenging dance game or creating our own dances and showing them off! Bare feet are fine. This class and culminates with a performance in our June 17 showcase, which all class participants must commit to.

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@ 5:00PM- 6:00PM

3 PAYMENTS OF $150

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2016/2017 Youth 2 Modern with Louisa Jane Barta

AGES: 7-10 WE'RE SORRY, BUT AS OF 9/9 THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL. NEW REGISTRANTS WILL BE ADDED TO OUR WAITLIST. Modern dance is the challenge of ballet with the freedom and fun of hip-hop or jazz. Run, jump, roll on the floor, plie, pirouette, leap in the air, we get to do all that and more in this focused but fun class! This class is for the creative dancer and, while experience is helpful, it's not necessary. Participants should demonstrate enthusiasm and willingness to "dance outside of the box"! In this class, students will be taught the basics of modern technique focusing on strength, balance, alignment, and dynamic. Completion of choreography, "safe risk-taking", experimentation, freedom of movement, and artistry will be our goals for the year. And who knows? There might be time at the end of class for a challenging dance game or creating our own dances and showing them off! Bare feet acceptable. This class and culminates with a performance in our June 17 showcase, which all class participants must commit to.

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@ 6:00PM- 7:00PM

3 PAYMENTS OF $150

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2016/2017 Beginner Breakdancing

AGES: 18+ THIS IS AN ADD-ON CLASS, AND CURRENTLY BY INVITATION ONLY. CHECK BACK IN, AS THAT MAY CHANGE! Have you ever felt like breaking out some sweet moves at a gathering? Well, now you can! This is a beginner Breakdance class that will teach you the fundamentals of breaking, a.k.a. b-boying/b-girling. NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED. It is a great way to develop rhythm and coordination, and at the same time get in great shape! We will be learning the four primary elements of breaking: Toprock, Footwork, Power Moves, and Freezes. You will be doing choreography and, of course, FREESTYLING! Now, who is ready to take the dive and challenge themselves? REQUIREMENTS: a fresh (studio-dedicated) pair of kicks. Shoes worn in from off the street will NOT BE PERMITTED. Like any other dance class, hip hop shoes are meant for class only and it is expected that you will have a dedicated pair that you wear only IN-STUDIO. This class culminates in an end-of-year performance in the annual showcase on June 17, which all class participants must commit to.

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@ 8:00PM- 9:00PM

3 PAYMENTS OF $150

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2017 Adult Adv Beg Lyrical with Dorothy Boice

AGES: 18+ This class is currently open only to attendees of the Fall Session Lyrical class, as it will build upon that choreography toward a performance. The word lyrical means "having a poetic, expressive quality." This dance style is expressive, subtle, dynamic, and combines Ballet and Jazz dance technique. You will be challenged to express emotions through movement and tell the story being told in the song's lyrics. Although the main focus of the class will be expression of choreography, flexibility, strengthening and technique combinations (in center and across the floor) will be incorporated weekly. PRIOR EXPERIENCE WITH BALLET and/or JAZZ is REQUIRED for this class. The ability to perform chaine turns, single pirouettes, grand battements, tendu, passe, and pas de bourrees are a starting point in which we will be building on. Foot thongs, half slippers, soft jazz shoes, or ballet slippers required and can be purchased from Discount Dance online. Class culminates in at least one piece in the annual showcase on June 17, which all class participants must commit to.

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@ 8:00PM- 9:00PM

2 PAYMENTS OF $150

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Spring 2017 Adult All Level Pop Modern with Louisa Jane Barta

Ages: 18+ Meet Pop Modern, a funky choreography-based class that will have you twirling, grooving, shaking, spinning to the floor and popping into the air to the popular songs of this decade and those that have come before. We will incorporate many dance steps and techniques from the genres of modern, contemporary, ballet, lyrical, jazz, hip hop, and even modified acro to dance original combinations to modern music. Expect anything from Jessie J and Macklemore to Elvis! This class is open to all levels and will be upbeat and fast-paced. Foot thongs, half slippers, soft jazz shoes, or ballet slippers required and can be purchased from Discount Dance online. Session begins the week of April 3 and runs through the week of May 15, with no class the week of April 17 due to spring break.

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@ 7:00PM- 8:00PM

1 PAYMENT OF $72

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Adult Commercial Hip Hop (M. Noble - 5/20) with Marcus Noble

Ages: 18+ and mature dancers ages 15+ We are excited to AGAIN have Marcus join us in a recurring role to teach a new class "Commercial Hip Hop"! This class will focus on learning choreography quickly as well as injecting personal style and confidence. Marcus is a fast-paced, humble, passionate teacher, who injects his strong professionalism with humor. His choreography mirrors his inspiring relationship with the craft. This 1.5 hour long class will include warm-up and conditioning, as well as his signature choreography. For more about Marcus, visit his website here: https://marcusjnoble.wixsite.com/marcusjnoble $5 discount given for dancers taking bot of Marcus' March classes (total discount of $10 will be processed as a refund for credit payments). Dance sneakers must be clean and dedicated for in-class use only.

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@ 2:30PM- 4:00PM

1 PAYMENT OF $25

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2016/2017 Yth 2 Tap with Dorothy Boice

Ages 7-10 Students will be introduced to the dynamics of the tap shoe and foot and ankle strength will be increased in order to enable the student to achieve faster and more confident, precise movement. Although basic tap steps form the foundation for this class, students will work towards more complex skills such as pull backs and wings. Black, split sole tap shoes are required which can be purchased from Discount Dance online. This class culminates in an end-of-year performance in the annual showcase on June 17, which all class participants must commit to.

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@ 6:00PM- 7:00PM

3 PAYMENTS OF $150

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2016/2017 Adult Advanced Tap with Nadine Medina

AGES: 18+ TDF Intermediate and Advanced tap classes are rooted in strong, rhythmic stylings. Class is driven by intricate rhythms, trick steps, fast-moving feet, and exploring the various dynamics created by the shoe. Foot and ankle strength will be increased through regular practicing of foundation steps in order to enable the student to achieve faster and more confident, precise movement. Black, SPLIT SOLE, tap shoes are required, and we recommend purchasing them through Discount Dance online. This class culminates with a performance in the June 17 showcase, which all class participants must commit to.

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@ 8:00PM- 9:00PM

3 PAYMENTS OF $150

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2016/2017 Adult Advanced HH with Nadine Medina

AGES: 18+ This is an advanced level performance class, requiring at least two years of recent hip hop class (technique and choreography) experience. This dance style can include the sub-genres of funk, street jazz, popping, krump, lyrical hip-hop, and breakdancing. TDF classes infuse choreographed routines with several of these known forms of hip hop, and may also include lyrical hip-hop. Lyrical hip-hop is fluid and expressive, and is often taught to slower songs. Shoes worn in from off the street will NOT BE PERMITTED. Like any other dance class, hip hop shoes are meant for class only and it is expected that you will have a dedicated pair that you wear only IN-STUDIO. We recommend skate-style shoes like Supra, DC's, Etnies, or even Nike/Adidas so long as they do not have deep tread and large soles. These may be purchased online or at Journeys at Crossgates Mall. This class culminates in an end-of-year performance in the annual showcase on June 17, which all class participants must commit to.

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@ 8:00PM- 9:00PM

3 PAYMENTS OF $150

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2016/2017 Teen Hip-Hop with Dorothy Boice

AGES: 13-18 This is an intermediate performance class. TDF hip-hop can include the sub-genres of funk, street jazz, popping, krump, lyrical hip-hop, and breakdancing. TDF classes infuse choreographed routines with several of these known forms of hip hop, and may also include lyrical hip-hop. Lyrical hip-hop is fluid and expressive, and is often taught to slower songs. Shoes worn in from off the street will NOT BE PERMITTED. Like any other dance class, hip hop shoes are meant for class only and it is expected that you will have a dedicated pair that you wear only IN-STUDIO. We recommend skate-style shoes like Supra, DC's, Etnies, or even Nike/Adidas so long as they do not have deep tread and large soles. These may be purchased online or at Journeys at Crossgates Mall. This class culminates in an end-of-year performance in the annual showcase on June 17, which all class participants must commit to.

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@ 5:00PM- 6:00PM

3 PAYMENTS OF $150

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2016/2017 Adult Adv. Beg. Jazz with Dorothy Boice

AGES: 18+ This advanced beginner class is rooted in classical ballet-based jazz and modern stylings, with an emphasis on strong, precise technique, pure isolations, and enhanced coordination. Flexibility and strength will be conditioned in class, and classic jazz steps will be practiced as well as across-the-floor progressions. You will learn various turns and jumps, as well as foundation steps essential to this exciting style of dance. Prior jazz experience is required, and ability to perform chaine turns, single pirouettes, grand battements, tendu, passe, and pas de bourree, in parallel, is expected. In the course of the year students will work towards more complex skills such as double/triple pirouettes, straddle leaps, axel turns, chaine leaps, calypso leaps, barrel turns etc. Black split-sole jazz shoes REQUIRED, which may be purchased from Discount Dance Online. Class culminates with a performance in the June 17 showcase, which all dancers must commit to.

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@ 6:00PM- 7:00PM

3 PAYMENTS OF $150

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2016/2017 Youth 2 Hip-Hop with Dorothy Boice

AGES: 7-12 This dance style can include the sub-genres of funk, street jazz, popping, krump, lyrical hip-hop, and breakdancing. TDF classes infuse choreographed routines with several of these known forms of hip hop, and may also include lyrical hip-hop. Lyrical hip-hop is fluid and expressive, and is often taught to slower songs. Shoes worn in from off the street will NOT BE PERMITTED. Like any other dance class, hip hop shoes are meant for class only and it is expected that you will have a dedicated pair that you wear only IN-STUDIO. We recommend skate-style shoes like Supra, DC's, Etnies, or even Nike/Adidas so long as they do not have deep tread and large soles. These may be purchased online or at Journeys at Crossgates Mall. This class culminates in an end-of-year performance in the annual showcase on June 17, which all class participants must commit to.

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@ 7:00PM- 8:00PM

3 PAYMENTS OF $150

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2016/2017 Yth 2 Jazz with Dorothy Boice

Ages 7-12 TDF jazz is based on modern jazz stylings, with an emphasis on strong, precise technique. Foundation technique, beginner turns, and beginner jumps will be taught during this session, as well as choreography to reinforce skills/techniques introduced in class. Black split-sole jazz shoes REQUIRED, which may be purchased from Discount Dance Online. Class culminates with a performance in the June 17 showcase, which all dancers must commit to.

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@ 6:00PM- 7:00PM

3 PAYMENTS OF $150

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2016/2017 Adult Advanced Beginner Contemporary with Nadine Medina

Ages 18+ Contemporary dance draws on classical ballet and modern dance, with a growing emphasis on jazz technique and pedestrian movement that clearly expresses the intent of the piece. At least one year of previous experience in ballet or jazz dance required, as full understanding and appropriate execution of chaines, releves, plies, and chasses and similar level steps will be assumed. Class will include ballet and jazz technique and conditioning and choreography will be accented with contemporary floor work, strong shapes, sweeping movement, and group work. This class will culminate in a performance in the June 17 showcase, which all class participants must commit to. Foot thongs or half slippers are required for class, which can be purchased from Discount Dance online.

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@ 7:00PM- 8:00PM

3 PAYMENTS OF $150

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Marcus Noble Intermediate Performance Class with Marcus Noble

Ages 18+ and mature dancers ages 15+ Open only to current TDF performance dancers, this is the showcase performance class for Marcus Noble's choreography. NOTE: Class is listed as taking place each Saturday but IT DOESN'T. There will be classes two Saturdays per month, announced toward the end of the previous month. APRIL'S CLASSES: April 8 and April 29. As there are a very limited # of classes, and a tight schedule, missing more than one class may result in discharge from the class. Clean hip hop sneakers only. Multi-class discounts do not apply. As with all performance classes, participants must commit to the June 17 showcase.

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@ 12:45PM- 2:15PM

1 PAYMENT OF $150

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