Master Class with Valarie Pettiford

2/19
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE FOSSE REP
Wednesday 2:30-4:30pm

Valarie earned Tony, Outer Critics, Drama League, and Mora Dora nominations for her role in Fosse. She also appeared in the first national tour of Fosse’s Dancin’ and Big Deal, on which she was also acting as audition instructor and Dance Captain, in addition to being a featured performer. She was also nominated for an Ovation award for her portrayal of Julie in the touring company of Showboat.
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Guest Teacher
Chris Jarosz
Chris Jarosz

2/19
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE JAZZ
Wednesday 6:15-7:45pm

Chris’ latest work has been with Tanisha Scott on Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll, Chris Scott on In The Heights and with James Alsop on Devil Wears Prada. His dancing will be featured this upcoming Met Season as one of the dancers in their production of Der Fliegende Hollaander. He was a featured dancer on television shows/commercials such as “Glee”, “Fuller House”, ABC’s “The Secret Life of an American teenager” and was a dancer in the films LA LA Land choreographed by Mandy Moore and Behind the Candelabra choreographed by Marguerite Derricks.
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Guest Teacher
Courtney Sauls
Courtney Sauls

2/19
OPEN STREET FEMME
Wednesday 7:45-9:15pm

Courtney moved to NYC to study at The Ailey School. She had the amazing opportunity to perform Jacobs Pillow Inside/Out. She was the Assistant Company Manager for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for two years and is now dancing again for new artists and working with Broadway & Commercially acclaimed choreographers here in New York City.
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Guest Teacher
Manwe Sauls-Addison
Manwe Sauls-Addison

2/20
INTERMEDIATE COMMERCIAL JAZZ
Thursday 6:00-7:30pm

Manwe has worked with Michael Jackson, Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, Liza Minnelli, Whitney Houston, Lady GaGa, Usher, and Kayne West. In addition, he has been regularly featured as a dancer on eight seasons of Saturday Night Live.
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Rachael Britton-Hart
Rachael Britton-Hart

2/20
STEELE PILATES
Thursday 1:30-2:30pm

Rachael Britton Hart is certified by Teri Steele in Steele Pilates. She has since enjoyed teaching this creative, dynamic, and challenging approach to Pilates mat work throughout the NYC and Philadelphia areas. She currently teaches at Crunch Fitness and Axiom Amenities, in addition to leading workshops catered to dancers.
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Thursday Spotlight Series
Your chance to dance with a different special guest every Thursday 8-10pm!


NICK KENKEL

Theater Jazz
February 20
Let’s Dance!

ALESSANDRA MARCONI

Hustle Social
March 5
Let’s Dance!

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$23 per class / $20 Union Rate / $18 Student Rate
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Master Class with Randy Skinner

2/21
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE THEATER DANCE
Friday 2:30-4:30pm

Randy Skinner is an award-winning director, choreographer, and performer whose work has been seen on Broadway, National and International tours, and Regional theatres. He received Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics, and Astaire nominations for his choreography for 42nd Street. Other shows include State Fair (Outer Critics nomination), Ain’t Broadway Grand (Tony, Outer Critics nominations), After the Night and the Music (MTC/Biltmore Theatre), Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (Tony, Drama Desk nominations), and Do Re Mi, Of Thee I Sing, Face the Music and No No Nanette for City Center Encores.
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Anthony LoCascio
Anthony LoCascio

2/21
ADVANCED BEGINNING TAP
Friday 6:15-7:45pm
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE TAP
Friday 7:45-9:15pm

An original NYC cast member, Anthony is the first American to earn a standing role in Tap Dogs. He has opened shows for people such as Shirley Bassey, Natalie Cole, Earth, Wind & Fire and Stevie Wonder. Now teaching & choreographing has become truly Anthony’s life passion and the combination of these things led him to the unexpected birth of his own tap company, #Taplife and #TaplifeToo.
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Guest Teacher
Lainie Munro
Lainie Munro

2/22
BEGINNING THEATER DANCE
Saturday 1:00-2:30pm

Lainie is a New York City-based director, choreographer, and performer. She choreographed Sweet Charity for New Haarlem Arts Theater, which won her the AUDELCO award for Best Choreography. Her work on Sweet Charity earned her praise from critics and was described in the New York Times as “new, exhilarating choreography.” Other choreography credits include: an episode of “Hope and Faith” starring Kelly Ripa and Oklahoma! starring Rue McClanahan for the Broadway Series of Charlotte. Lainie recently played the role of Flo Manero in Saturday Night Fever onboard the Royal Caribbean vessel The Liberty of the Seas, touring Europe and the Caribbean Islands.
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Melissa Schott
Melissa Schott

2/22
INTERMEDIATE BROADWAY STYLE TAP
Saturday 4:00-5:30pm

2/22 & 3/14
BEGINNING TAP
Saturday 2:30-4:00pm

2/6-4/16
INTERMEDIATE THEATER TAP
Thursday 11:30am-1:00pm

Melissa was most recently seen performing Randy Skinner’s Broadway Revival Choreography in North Shore Music Theatre’s 42 Street (Peggy Sawyer u/s, Ensemble) with Director/Choreographer Kelli Barclay. She was also an invited guest artist at Carnegie Hall’s Medal of Excellence Gala, as well as at Miami’s Adrienne Arsht Center for the Spring Gala: A Celebration of Women in the Arts (alongside Chita Rivera, Gloria Estefan, Vanessa Williams and Rita Moreno).
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Amelia Burkhardt
Amelia Burkhardt

2/23
ADVANCED BEGINNING JAZZ
Sunday 2:30-4:00pm

Amelia has worked with celebrities Selena Gomez, Rosario Dawson, Jane Fonda, Wilmer Valderrama, Perez Hilton, and Howie Mendel. She has danced for LA choreographers Tabitha and Napoleon Dumo, Mandy Moore, Matt Cady, and Beau Fournier. She was a featured dancer and one of the assistant production coordinators for the dance show, Choreographers’ Carnival. Her NYC regional theatre credits include: Beauty and The Beast and Peter Pan.
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Katie Drablos
Katie Drablos

2/24
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE JAZZ
Monday 6:15-7:45pm

2/25
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE THEATER JAZZ
Tuesday 4:30-6:15pm

3/15 & 3/29
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE CONTEMPORARY
Sunday 12:30-2:00pm

Katie has worked extensively with and for Al Blackstone; most notably on productions of Oklahoma, Hairspray, Pippin, and his original work Freddie Falls in Love. Although she is immersed in the theater dance world in NYC, her first love is contemporary dance. Katie has choreographed and taught workshops at SMU and Princeton University.
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Guest Teacher
Ron Todorowski
Ron Todorowski

2/19 & 2/26
INTERMEDIATE CONTEMPORARY
Wednesday 3:00-4:30pm

As a performer, Ron’s Broadway credits include Angels in America, Cats, Finding Neverland (original cast), Wicked, Come Fly Away (Resident Director of national tour), Guys and Dolls (Brandy Bottle Bates), The Times They Are A Changin’, Movin’ Out (Eddie) and Footloose. Ron has also performed all over the world with various companies including Twyla Tharp Dance, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, The Parsons Dance Company and Mia Michaels “RAW”.
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Victoria Simon
Victoria Simon

2/29
INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED BALLET
Saturday 3:00-4:30pm

As Ballet Mistress for the George Balanchine Trust, Victoria has staged over 25 of the master’s ballets for more than 80 companies on every continent in the world. Her love for the ballets and respect for the choreography are evident in her stagings. With her eye for detail and her emphasis on musicality, she is one of the most sought after and respected re-creators of George Balanchine’s masterpieces.
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Master Class with Michael Mindlin

3/2
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE THEATER DANCE
Monday 2:30-4:30pm

Michael has appeared on Broadway in: Mamma Mia!, 9 to 5 and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. His direction and choreography was most recently represented in productions of Beauty and the Beast, Evita and A Christmas Eve with Christmas Eve a BC/EFA benefit concert.
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Irina Dvorovenko
Irina Dvorovenko

2/20, 3/2-3/4
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE BALLET
Thursday 4:30-6:00pm
Monday-Wednesday 4:30-6:00pm

Irina was appointed principal dancer for American Ballet Theatre in 2000. Her diverse repertoire with ABT includes her commanding portrayal of both Nikya and Gamzatti in La Bayadère; Cinderella in Ben Stevenson’s production; Kitri, the Queen of the Driads and Mercedes in Don Quixote; the Lilac Fairy and Princess Florine in The Sleeping Beauty; Odette-Odile in Swan Lake; Giselle and Myrta in Giselle; Juliet in Romeo and Juliet; Marguerite in Cady of the Camellias and Tatiana in Onegin to name a few.
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Max Beloserkovsky
Max Beloserkovsky

3/5
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE BALLET
Thursday 4:30-6:00pm

Max’s repertoire with ABT includes Basilio and Espada in Don Quixote; Prince Desiré and Bluebird in The Sleeping Beauty; Siegfried in Swan Lake; Romeo in Romeo and Juliet; Albrecht in Giselle; Jean de Brienne in Raymonda, Conrad and Lankendem in Le Corsaire; James in La Sylphide; Franz in Coppelia. Max has appeared as a guest artist with numerous companies, including the Hamburg Ballet, the Finnish Ballet, the Rome Opera Ballet, Verona Ballet, the Universal Ballet, and with Stars of the Bolshoi Ballet, and has been a guest with Asami Maki and at the National Theater in Tokyo. He has also appeared in several videos and television arts programs, including the PBS broadcast of the opening of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. He has been featured on the cover of Dance Magazine, Japanese Dance Magazine, New York Dance Fax and Pointe.
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Anthony Gabriel
Anthony Gabriel

2/22 & 3/7
ADVANCED BEGINNING HIP HOP
Saturday 5:00-6:30pm

Some of Anthony’s theater experiences include: Rasta Thomas’ Bad Boys of Dance, “America’s Got Talent”, Newsies & Beauty and the Beast. He has also worked with Paula Abdul, Jennifer Lopez, Silentó “Whip/Nae Nae,” Tori Kelly, Omi and The Band Perry. He performed in the Official Prince Tribute Concert and the BCEFA Easter Bonnet.
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Master Class with James Kinney

2/24-2/28 & 3/18-3/27
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE THEATER DANCE
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 2:30-4:30pm

Broadway credits include: Fosse, Dance of Death, Barry Manilow’s Harmony and the most recent revival of Sweet Charity, starring Christina Applegate, where he also served as the production’s Assistant Dance Captain. James began to focus in on the art of choreography, and found himself conceiving and creating an original new dance work for DANCE TRACKS NYC, set to Stephen Sondheim’s song “Another Hundred People”, and premiering at Lincoln Center. Today, James’s work can be seen on stages and television screens around the country. He has become known as a vital asset in creating new and innovative movement for musical theatre, the concert dance world, film/television and live events.
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