New Dances 2020 Open Company Class
Mon, June 8 @ 9:30am
Tue, June 9 @ 9:30am
Wed, June 10 @ 9:30am
Thu, June 11 @ 9:30am
Fri, June 12 @ 9:30am


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Led by New Dances 2020 choreographers with Thodos Dance Chicago Artistic Director Melissa Thodos and DanceWorks Chicago Artistic Director Julie Nakagawa, each class is unique – check out the schedule below for details!


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NOTE: Access will be granted to dancers who have RSVP’d to prior to 9am on the day of the class. The studio will open at 9:15am. For security, doors will close promptly at 9:35am. Your cooperation is appreciated.


Thanks to the generosity of New Dances donors Mary Rose Alexander and Tim Gilfoyle, Paula and Gregory Bork, Rick and Sherry Lea Holson, Wende Fox Lawson and Jim Lawson, Gail and Robert Loveman, and Shannon Raglin, these classes are FREE!


Monday, June 8: Melissa Thodos_modern/contemporary technique with a focus on weight, breath, and dynamic fluidity, with whispers of notable modern facets throughout to get your day grounded and going!

Tuesday, June 9: Sydney Jones_an upbeat jazz class focusing on technique, strength, and creativity

Wednesday, June 10: Brian Martinez_a ballet barre/class that plays on my Cecchetti and contemporary training

Thursday, June 11: Drew Lewis_class will use improv to access technical skills, practice efficiency and rigor, and sweat A LOT while honing in on our relationship to space and time (oh and bop to some really good music).

Friday, June 12: Julie Nakagawa_Fri-yay ballet!