|Modern I||5:45-7:00 pm||Justin Bass|
|Hip Hop||7:00-8:15 pm||Justin Bass|
|Contemporary||8:15-9:30 pm||Lauren Curley|
|Summer Sampler - BOLLYWOOD
(July 5, 12, 19, 26 only)
|6:00-7:15 pm||Raksha Karpoor|
|Modern Technique II||
|Ballet||6:00-7:15 pm||Jennifer Beaumont|
|Intermediate Flamenco||7:20-8:50 pm||Solange Gomes|
|Beginning Flamenco||5:30-7:00 pm||Solange Gomes|
|Advanced Flamenco||7:30-9:00 pm||Solange Gomes|
|Prime Movement||9:00-10:25 am||Rosy Goodman Tennant|
|10:35-12:00 pm||Rosie Banchero|
|Summer Sampler - BALLROOM
(July 9, 16, 23, 30 only)
*1:00-2:15 pm on July 30 only
Bollywood is the informal name given to the popular Mumbai-based Hindi language film industry in India. Bollywood Dancing is one of the hottest dances around! It is the foundation of every great Indian Bollywood film. The dances are a fusion of traditional and classical indian dances with the influence of some jazz, bhangra, hip-hop and modern dance. Timing and Rhythm, engery, and sharp controlled expressive movements are the important elements of Bollywood Dancing!
Raksha is a trained Indian classical (Bharatanatyam) dancer and has learnt for over 16 years. She has also studied bollywood. She had performed and taught extensively in India. She has also performed in Salt Lake City and taught dance company students at Salt Lake Community College, Salt Lake City.
Ballroom will feature various forms of ballroom dance. No partner required!
Tyler Orcutt was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. He started ballroom dancing as a kid, and later transitioned into ballet and modern. He holds a BFA in modern dance from the University of South Florida. He has had the privilege of working with and performing in the repertoire of choreographers such as Bill T. Jones and Doug Varone. Tyler joined Repertory Dance Theatre in 2012.
Explore the fundamentals of Ballet technique through a friendly, relaxed environment. This basic ballet class will be tailored to the level of all students while developing strength, flexibility, artistry, and coordination. Tights, leotard, and ballet tights are not required, but socks are suggested.
Students will learn phrases and excerpts from RDT's "library" of dances, including upcoming performances. The teacher will rotate among RDT's current dancers. All levels are welcome. Some material may be more advanced, but teachers will work with students to make it fit to their level.
This energetic class uses an eclectic mix of music, from R&B to house to pop and teaches dancers hip-hop movements, musicality and technique while also working on rhythm, precision, and muscle memory.
Using basic modern technique and the exploration of various movement styles, students will increase flexibility, strength, and coordination. This joyful movement experience is open to people of all ages and dance backgrounds.
Intermediate-to-advanced modern dance class.
A faster-moving experience with West African and Congolese movement styles taught in an exciting and nurturing atmosphere to live drumming.
Open to everyone 40 years of age and over. Increase creativity, fitness and longevity through movement. Throughout the session, instructors will integrate an eclectic variety of movement styles.
Flamenco consists of three artistic elements: the cante (singing), the guitarra (guitar) and the baile (dance). The dancer physically interprets the emotion of the singer and guitar is through his or her movements, which include percussive footwork and intricate hand, arm, and body movements. The relationship between the artists is similar to that of jazz where there is a basic structure that one must follow, but at its heart, it is an improvised form.
BEGINNING CLASS (Thursdays 5:30-7:00)
Technique: Beginning braceo (arms), footwork, palmas, body postures, rhythms for 4, 6 and some 12 count songs. Choreographies taught in this class are: Tangos (lively song and dance featuring great movement and footwork) and one of the four verses of Sevillanas (partner dance, but there is no need to bring a partner) Registration required.
INTERMEDIATE CLASS (Wednesdays | 7:20 pm - 8:50 pm)
Technique: Intermediate technique including turns, remates, footwork, hand gestures, palmas, and upper body work. Rhythms for intermediate level 4, 6 and 12 count songs. Depending on the choreography taught during the session, it includes instruction on the use of castanets, shawls and fans. Registration required.
WHAT TO WEAR
SHOES: Hard heeled shoes or boots, preferably flamenco shoes, “folklorico” shoes or boots, or character shoes. For flamenco shoes and boots from Spain check flamencoshoes.com, menkes.es, or esflamenco.com
Women: A long, full, flowing skirt. You can buy practice skirts at riversedgedancewear.com, or onstagedancewear.com.
Men: Long pants, and flamenco or “folklorico” boots.
Gestural vocabulary meets fluid athleticism in this fun, quick paced class that explores elements of improvisation and floorwork.
This program aims to assist those living with Parkinson’s Disease by enhancing quality of life through the joy of dance and creative exercise.
The class is designed with exercises in seated and standing positions. The class progresses with dances that emphasize coordination, balance, strength, flexibility, and agility, while stimulating the mind with creativity and imagery as a form of alternate symptomatic therapy.
**A collaboration between U of U Department of Modern Dance, U of UT Department of Physical Therapy, and RDT's Dance Center on Broadway
$100 for a 10-class punch card