Contemporary Modern 3/4 | Thursdays | 4:30-5:30 | Ages 11-14|
February 1- June 7th
$390 includes a production fee for the Spring Performance May 19- 20th
;Vanesa Wylie holds a BFA in Dance from Cornish College of the Arts. She is currently on faculty at Cornish's Preparatory Dance Program and for Vashon Center for Dance where she heads the Modern program. Vanesa is a nurturing and energetic teacher who treasures her students and inspires them to challenge themselves.
Attire: Black Leggings, Solid colored black leotard- T-shirts may be worn. Hair must be back in a ponytail.
Contemporary Modern/ Modern will present class techniques and contemporary styles in this 18 week course that embraces a full spectrum of movement including working through a rounded spine as well as tilted balances, movement on the floor and patterns across the floor. Working with the music, understanding tempo and rhythmic patterns will be taught. Combinations will be built in each class and reviewed the following week to gain confidence and mastery.
Pre- Requisite: It is suggested that Dancers have ballet training or be taking a ballet class as a companion class while taking Contemporary Modern 4. Ballet training will support the understanding of alignment, balance, footwork and turning. Suggested classes Ballet 4, Pre- Teen/ Teen Ballet for Other Techniques or Teen Adult Ballet.
Call with questions 206-935-3777.