Stay up-to-date with virtual happenings in the dance community. Here you can dive into the “Virtual Dance Opportunities” section of the Dance Annual Directory to find classes, workshops, Q&As and more. Keep checking back for updates!
List your opportunity: https://resources.dancemedia.com/listings/guides/virtual_dance_opportunities
Questions? Contact Lauren Manning at [email protected] or 332-333-1735
Harlem School of the Arts
Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) is a premier provider of pre-professional level dance classes for those serious about training as well as families seeking dance enrichment for their children . HSA is proud to be one of only five certified schools in the world offering the American Ballet Theatre (ABT) National Training Curriculum.
The HSA Dance Enrichment Program allows students aged 18 months – 18 yrs to experience the transformative power of dance regardless of skill level or prior training. There is no minimum class or audition requirement for dance enrichment classes. However, students aged 8+ must be assessed for placement by an HSA Dance faculty member prior to enrollment into a ballet or modern dance class. HSA Dance offers classes in classical ballet, modern, hip-hop, jazz, African and tap.
Registration for this year’s Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) Virtual Fall 2020 Classes, which began on September 26th, is now open. The organization has one of the best all-around dance programs in the country.
Under the direction of Aubrey Lynch, the Harlem School of the Arts has become a dance education destination. For information on the Summer Dance Experience. FOLLOW US on Facebook, Instagram
Under the direction of Aubrey Lynch and Leyland Simmons, the Harlem School of the Arts has become a dance education destination. For information on the Summer Dance Experience.
Jacklyn Dougherty offers dance training to all dancers. Dance classes posted Monday and Thursday on her YouTube Channel
Individual training and Competition Choreograph bookings upon request at www.jacklyndougherty.com
Jacklyn is known for her lovely ability to encourage dancers, using Metaphors and Hyperbole while Emphasizing Dance Terminologies. Through her teaching Jacklyn’s main goal for her student dancers, is to learn at their ability and to fall in love with dance.
Jacklyn Dougherty is your dance education destination.
Robert Moses' Kin – Virtual Repertory Workshop
Robert Moses will coach as master company members lead participants through this technically demanding and intellectually challenging workshop. This online program is designed for Int./Adv. and professional dancers wanting to immerse themselves in intensive training. Each participant will take part in a rigorous process designed to provide dancers with practical performance and creative approaches to stage presentation, while learning repertory from one of Robert Moses’ seminal works.
The workshop is recommended for disciplined dancers and movers interested in exploring Moses’ approach to choreographic work and sharpening their performance representation.
JULY 17-19, 2020*
Friday, July 17th: 5-7 pm EST / 2-4 pm PST
Saturday, July 18th: 3-5 pm EST / 12-2 pm PST
Sunday, July 19th: 3-5 pm EST / 12-2 pm PST
*Must attend all three days
Instructors: Robert Moses, Katherine Wells, Norma Fong, and Cora Cliburn
Registration: Please send resume to [email protected]
Rose City Ballet School
My interactive online eBallet studio, Rose City Ballet School, seeks to share ballet with people all over the world in the spirit of its mission: Warmth. Excellence. Diversity. (All people // All ages // All levels) I am the only teacher and I speak both English and French. It is my joy to carry forward the treasure trove of ballet wisdom offered to me by my outstanding teachers. I want to see each dancer flourish. My beginning and intermediate group classes and private lessons aim to plant seeds of technical/artistic health while cultivating a solid ballet foundation. My advanced private lessons provide dancers with tools to unlock technical potential and discover artistic nuances. My private lesson menu is innovative and effective.
I am intentional in speech, show the exercises with professional quality and plan my classes in accordance with the excellent curriculum laid out by AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE® and all my previous world-class training. Dance with you soon!
American Liberty Ballet
American Liberty Ballet Academy offers Teen, Children, and Adult programs in all facets of professional dance training. Classes for dancers ages 3-100 are taught by experienced, professional teachers who have a strong understanding of childhood development, wellness, and dance pedagogy. Our extensive program includes classical ballet, pointe, modern, hip-hop, jazz, contemporary, floor barre, pilates, tap, and character dance.
Registration for the Fall Session has begun! Fall Session runs September 7th – December 12th and all classes will be offered VIRTUALLY and IN-PERSON. If you are ready, so are we! ALBA offers student individual attention thanks to our small class sizes, which facilitate learning correct technique. Students will enjoy our supportive educational environment and numerous performing opportunities, including an annual production of “The Nutcracker”.
American Liberty Ballet is proud to include the AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE® National Training Curriculum, a breakthrough 9 level program that combines high quality artistic training with the basics of dancer health and child development. The ABT® National Training Curriculum consists of a comprehensive set of age-appropriate, outcome-based guidelines to provide the highest quality ballet training to dance students of all ages and skill levels. Pre-Primary through Level 4/5 will be taught by ABT® Certified Teacher, Valerie Mae Browne, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 4/5 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum. Pre-Primary through Level 3 will be taught by ABT® Certified Teacher, Raquel Beauchamp, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 3 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum
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American Conservatory Ballet
For over 95 years the family of Alexia Redick Bartlett has been influencing the world of ballet with small but significant ripples. Now 3rd generation Executive Director, Alexia Redick Bartlett, continues her family’s legacy of love and ballet. Located minutes from the heart of our nation’s capital, this gem provides the most outstanding Vaganova based ballet curriculum. Housing, boarding, and private scholastic education now available.
Boston Dance Theater Summer Immersion Project
The Summer Immersion Project is designed as a rigorous training experience for motivated dancers, ages 16 and older, within a professional contemporary dance company environment. During SIP you will take daily technique class and learn current company repertoire selections with co-artistic director Jessie Jeanne Stinnett and members of the company. Current repertoire includes works by: Itzik Galili, Marco Goecke, Micaela Taylor, Shannon Gillen, Sidra Bell, and Yin Yue. For more information, visit bostondancetheater.com/immersion-projects.
Ohman School of Ballet Virtual Summer Classes
The Ohman School of Ballet’s summer evening on line classes will include stellar guest teachers: New York City Ballet principals Teresa Reichlen, Daniel Ulbricht and Ask la Cour, along with Martha Graham specialist Miki Orihara and Stephen Pier of the Hartt School. Students will also have exclusive access to question and answer sessions with the teachers. Classes will include ballet, pointe, modern, contemporary, jazz, choreography, variations, body conditioning and yoga.
Dates: Summer online classes June 22-July 24 (register for one to five weeks); Summer Intensive August 10-21
Classes: ballet, pointe, variations, modern, contemporary, jazz, body conditioning, barre fitness, yoga
Ages 3 to adult
Levels: Beginner through Pre-Professional
Tuition: varies by level
Placement class required
CityDance Online Summer Intensives
CityDance Online Summer Intensives in partnership with Dance Theatre of Harlem and Koresh Dance.
CityDance Online Summer Intensives provide a challenging exploration of classical and contemporary techniques taught by Dance Theatre of Harlem, Koresh Dance and International Artists, as well as CityDance Ballet Master Stanislav Issaev and award-winning contemporary choreographers including CityDance Choreographer-in-Residence Robert J. Priore.
Intensives are ideal for serious dancers, ages 8 to 20, interested in an exploration of classical and contemporary training with daily classes in ballet, pointe, modern, contemporary, jazz and African.
*CityDance is also offering fun-filled online summer dance camps for ages 3-16. Register for online summer dance camps here.*
Please contact [email protected] with any questions.
Andres y Sarita Tango
Always been keen to master Argentine Tango or eager to further improve your Tango skills ?
Brought to you by the 2019 US Argentine Tango Salon Champions (ATUSA) Andres Bravo and Sarita Apel, you can now enjoy two exiting online programs (complete beginner & intermediate) which you can complete at your home.
As an absolute highlight we feature our monthly Tango show on Zoom, bringing together Tango stars from around the country delivering their exhilarating performances straight into your living rooms.
Toledo Ballet, a member of the Toledo Alliance for the Performing Arts
NOW IN-STUDIO AND ONLINE! Beginning June 15, Toledo Ballet offers week-long intensives (for advanced dancers) and camps (for ages 4-8) to refine and develop skills. Connect with instructors from Broadway, principal dancers from Cincinnati Ballet and Miami City Ballet, and teaching artists trained to work with your youngest movers-and-shakers!
Colorado Ballet Academy's Summer Intensive
Join us for our virtual Summer Intensive, June 22 – August 1, directed by Amanda McKerrow and John Gardner, no audition required. Find balance, grow and connect with a community of inspiring instructors and dancers. Finish every day of our Summer Intensive feeling accomplished and rejuvenated, with time to spare to enjoy summertime! To elevate this summer’s virtual SI, Colorado Ballet’s Artistic leaders, including Artistic Director Gil Boggs as well as Ballet Mistresses Sandra Brown, Maria Mosina and Lorita Travaglia, will teach alongside John, Amanda and CBA staff to provide an extremely special training experience for all SI students. Three-week and six-week options are available.
Learn more and check out additional virtual training opportunities at COLORADOBALLET.ORG
CBA’s Summer Intensive: https://www.coloradoballet.org/academy/summer-intensive
Please contact us at [email protected]
Ballet Virtuale at Ballet Royale Minnestoa
Ballet Royale offers a comprehensive online ballet training program, “Ballet Virtuale,” that includes private coaching, group classes and intensives. These classes are taught by our experienced, professional staff and adapted specifically for an online format to maximize the students’ learning experience. Online options are suitable for Pre-ballet through Professional dancers, and include all 3 of our summer intensives and summer evening classes.
To see Ballet Virtuale class options and schedules please visit: https://www.balletroyalemn.org/ballet-virtuale-1
Contact: Tianna Votiso
FREE Online Classes with Cleveland Ballet
Cleveland Ballet is giving professional artists the best opportunity during quarantine by streaming our studio to your home! The resident professional company of Playhouse Square, Cleveland Ballet, is streaming free online professional level ballet classes via zoom led by renowned Artistic Director, Gladisa Guadalupe. These free classes will be Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. and will be about an hour and a half long. The zoom link will be posted via social media and can be accessed during the public class times. Please follow us on social media to stay updated and en pointe! Thank you for continuing your support with Cleveland Ballet.
Chamber Dance Project
Chamber Dance Project reaches beyond the stage—and the expected—to present virtual performance events that showcase our artists with exciting new dimensions of innovation and intimacy. On Friday, July 31, you have the best seats in the house (your own) for a program of new works and repertory favorites performed in outdoor settings in Los Angeles, Milwaukee, and Columbus. On Thursday, September 24, be the first to view a new dance film collaboration by the creators of last season’s acclaimed Prufrock: choreographer Diane Coburn Burning, director Matt Torney, and composer James Bigbee Garver, followed by the first public screening of Exit Wounds with the original cast Andile Ndlovu and Luis Torres.
Online six days a week via Zoom, open to all, intermediate level (One hour and 15 minutes/full barre with some center)
Schedule: (All Eastern Time)
Monday | 1 pm
Wednesday | 1 pm
Thursday | 11 am
Friday | 1 pm
Saturday | 11pm
Sunday | 1 pm
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Join us in an intensive, three-week program for dancers grades 6-12. Each day, you’ll spend four hours immersed in every aspect of dance. Enjoy one-on-one coaching with Interlochen’s acclaimed dance faculty and weekly master classes with working professional artists including Craig Hall of the New York City Ballet, Fana Tesfagiorgis of Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre, Deborah Wingert of the George Balanchine Trust, and more.
Continue your training this fall at Interlochen Arts Academy.
Register at interlochen.org/online
Cleveland City Dance
Offering live streaming classes where teachers can see students and help them grow their technique six days a week in ballet, jazz, tap, modern and musical theater for ages 3 to 80.
Cleveland City Dance is dedicated to nurturing and inspiring dancers to excel to their personal best in a familial community. Watch your dancer’s confidence, poise, artistry and technique blossom as each accomplishment is celebrated.
The Trudl Zipper Dance Institute, led by former NYCB Principal Jenifer Ringer, is open for 2020-21 enrollment in Ballet, Modern, Tap and Musical Theater. All classes are online in our virtual studio with live music and real-time feedback from world-class faculty. Enroll today and try two weeks of classes with no obligation.
Contact: Gavin Kelley
Idyllwild Arts Academy
Starting 4/15, Idyllwild Arts Dance Department is offering a free Facebook Live Dance series every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. PDT from April 15-May 20. These classes will be taught by IAA Dance faculty and feature a different style of dance each week. Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Contemporary will all be taught during the 6 week series. To access the class, just click on the Idyllwild Arts Facebook page and scroll down until you see the live video.
If the series is popular we will do another one this summer!
Also, check out our dance website at www.idyllwildarts.org for performances such as our virtual Student Choreography performance which will be held mid-May.
Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet
Now offering a wide range of online classes through Zoom — everything from Pre-Ballet to Advanced Ballet Barre, as well as Beginner & Advanced ballet floorwork to help dancers stay in shape at home. All of our classes are taught by experienced faculty members. Access online offerings at paacademyofballet.com/calendar-events/
Contact: Melinda Pendleton
Cardio with Jax B
30 minute Sweat Session! Get up early get your body moving with an IFBB Fitness Olympian! Burnt Fat, increase cardiovascular stamina, and get your endorphins going! I promise you will feel better after this quick sweat session! Suitable for ALL fitness levels & all ages.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 6am & 1pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 8am
Fluid Dance Virtual Experience
Live feedback after each performance, just like our on-site events
$30 per routine
The Ellové Technique®
This cross-training and injury prevention class improves strength, control, and body awareness. Choreographed to an intentional playlist, Ellové is a continuous movement sequence that integrates yoga, Pilates, ballet, and fitness into a full-body, balancing workout. Recommended for ages 12 and up. $10 for one month of access to our online class.
Sierra Nevada Ballet
Sierra Nevada Ballet offers Zoom Online Int/Adv/Professional Ballet and Pointe classes (Mon-Sat.) with International Master teacher Rosine Bena and classes for younger students.
For information about registration, please email [email protected] or call 775-360-8663.
Contact: Rosine Bena, Artistic Director
Auer Academy of Fort Wayne Ballet
The Auer Academy of Fort Wayne Ballet nurtures a passion for dance, providing safe, comprehensive training at all levels and ages. In light of the COVID-19 situation, this now includes Zoom classes for all levels. We have several community classes and level specific classes that can be purchased.
Hampton Ballet Theatre School
Hampton Ballet Theatre School is located in Bridgehampton, New York, offering classes starting with Pre-Ballet at 3 yrs old, to Ballet Level 1-4 (5- 9 yrs old) on to a graded Professional Student Level 1-7 ballet program (10-18yrs old).We offer Beginner Pointe, Pointe Level 1and 2, Pas de Deux classes, Character and Classical Jazz, Contemporary, Tap and Hip Hop.
HBTS is THE classical training ground on the East End. ALL HBTS classes are now on ZOOM for the SPRING 2020 Semester.
JOIN US!! Breathe, Stretch, And Connect! KLEIN TECHNIQUE™, Zoom Classes taught around the world!!
Klein Technique™ is a process of discovery and rediscovery. It is ongoing and continual. It requires constant blending of theoretical information and experiential practice. It requires time. like nature it is ordered and infinite in its discovery.
E-mail for information:
Susan Klein, New York, USA, [email protected]
Megan Sipe, Missouri, USA [email protected]
Jorge Martinez, Buenos Aires, Argentina, [email protected]
Andrea Jenni Burnoski, Berlin, Germany [email protected]
Antonio de la Fe, London, UK [email protected]
Adi Shildan, Israel, [email protected]