Lisa R Chow, ADC President, 602-740-9616 PO Box 64852-4852, Phoenix AZ.

ARIZONA DANCE FESTIVAL 2015

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ARIZONA DANCE FESTIVAL 2015

October 9, 2015 @ 7:30 pm MST

$10 – $18
DESERT DANCE THEATRE & ARIZONA DANCE COALITION present…

ARIZONA DANCE FESTIVAL 2015

Friday-Saturday, October 9-10, 2015 at  7:30 pm

Tempe Center for the Arts – Studio, 700 West Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, Arizona 85281

$18 Adult, $15 Senior, $13 Student; $25 for 2 shows
$12 Group of 10+, Arizona Dance Coalition (ADC), Arizona Presenters Alliance (APA), Arizona Dance Education Organization (AzDEO)
VIP Deals – $10 Friends of Desert Dance Theatre (DDT)
TCA Box Office: 480-350-2822 or www.tempe.gov/tca (Service and convenience fees may apply)

Each evening will showcase different dance artists including emerging artists as well as professional companies from all genres and styles of dance from Arizona and other states.  A post-performance Q & A will be facilitated by the Arizona Dance Coalition directly after the show.

DANCE CLASSES will be offered during the week from October 5 – October 11 at discounted prices ranging from FREE-$10. See schedule below. Go to http://desertdancetheatre.org/adf-class/ for more details.

Please check the DDT website for updates. The program is subject to change. For concert information contact Desert Dance Theatre, 480-962-4584 or go to http://desertdancetheatre.org/arizona-dance-festival/

This project is supported in part by the Arizona Commission on the Arts which receives support from the State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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ARIZONA DANCE FESTIVAL PARTICIPANTS & LINE-UP (Alphabetical Order):

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9th
Chandler-Gilbert Community College TranscenDANCE (Chandler, AZ)
Desert Dance Theatre (Tempe, AZ) – Contemporary Modern Dance Theatre
Diane McNeal Hunt / ELEVATE DanceWorks (Tempe, AZ) Contemporary Modern Dance
Glendale Community College Verve Dance Company (Glendale, AZ)
Julianne Ramsey (New York, NY) – Classical Ballet
Kalaa Kendra Kathak / FlamenKathak (Gilbert, AZ) – Classical Dance of India
Kelly Roth & Dancers (Las Vegas, NV) – Modern Dance
Movement Source Dance Company (Phoenix, AZ) – Contemporary Modern Dance
Prolifics Dance Company (Phoenix, AZ) – Contemporary Modern Dance
Scottsdale Community College Instinct Dancecorps (Scottsdale, AZ)
SomaKinetic Movement Collective (Tempe, AZ) – Contemporary Modern Dance
Step’s Junk Funk (Mesa, AZ) – Interdisciplinary Movement and Percussion
Yumi La Rosa Flamenco Dance Company/FlamenKathak (Chandler, AZ) – Flamenco Dance
Zona Flamenca (Buckeye, AZ) – Classical Flamenco Dance

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10th
Ballet Etudes (Gilbert, AZ) – Pre-professional Ballet
Canyon Movement Company (Flagstaff, AZ) – Modern Dance
Crossroads Performance Group (Mesa, AZ) – Interdisciplinary Music and Dance Collaboration
Desert Dance Theatre (Tempe, AZ) – Contemporary Modern Dance Theatre
Dulce Dance Company (Phoenix, AZ) – Contemporary Modern Dance
Elation Dance Company / Williams Field High School (Gilbert, AZ) – Contemporary Modern Dance
Julianne Ramsey (New York, NY) – Classical Ballet
Kaleidoscape Dance (Phoenix, AZ) – Contemporary Modern Dance
Nannette Brodie Dance Theatre (Long Beach, CA) – Contemporary Modern Dance
Reyna Montoya (Mesa, AZ) – Contemporary Modern Dance
Sanskaar Nritya Dance Academy (Chandler, AZ) – Classical Dance of India
Step’s Junk Funk (Mesa, AZ) – Interdisciplinary Movement and Percussion
The Parking Lot Project (Phoenix, AZ) – Contemporary Modern
Zona Flamenca (Buckeye, AZ) – Classical Flamenco Dance

DANCE CLASSES Oct 5-11, 2015

Monday, October 5
Modern Dance Class with Movement Source Dance Company
6:30 pm-7:30 pm ~ Intermediate/Advanced Modern Dance Class
Dance Theater West, 3925 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018

Instructor: Nancy Happel (Guest Instructor)

Description: Ms. Happel’s modern classes are strongly influenced by Limon and Muller techniques, and by her work with Zvi Gotheiner. Her classes combine qualitative and technical demands, beginning with a balanced warm-up, building to center and across the floor movement that is lush and spacious, relying on technique, breath, momentum and line.

Contact: Mary Anne Fernandez-Herding at 602 957 6561 or moc.liamgnull@ecruostnemevom

Website: www.movementsourcedancecompany.org

 

Tuesday, October 6
Modern Dance Class with Center Dance Ensemble
6 pm-7:30 pm ~ Intermediate/Advanced Graham-Based Modern Dance Class
Dance Theater West, 3925 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018

Description: This classic style of modern dance is based on the technique of Martha Graham. It focuses on the contractions and spirals of the spine.

Instructor: Frances Cohen

Description: This classic style of modern dance is based on the technique of Martha Graham. It focuses on the contractions and spirals of the spine.

Contact: Frances Cohen at (602) 997-9027 or moc.loanull@nehocenarf

Website: www.centerdance.com

 

Wednesday, October 7
Indian Classical Dance with Kalaa Kendra Kathak Institute
5 pm-6 pm ~ Kathak – Indian Classical Dance

Kalaa Kendra Kathak Institute, 4590 W Carla Vista Dr, Chandler, AZ, 85226

Instructor: Radhika Kotwal

Description: This Indian Classical Dance will focus on vigorous spins and footwork with graceful subtle poses and stances.

Contact: moc.liamgnull@ardnek.aalak

Website: www.radhikakotwal.com

 

 

Modern Dance Class with Desert Dance Theatre
6 pm-7 pm ~ Intermediate/Advanced Modern Dance Class
Dance Theater West, 3925 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018

Instructor: Lisa R. Chow

Description: This class is based on a combination of classic modern dance techniques of Graham, Limon, Cunningham and Horton.

Contact: Call/Text 602-740-9616 or gro.ertaehTecnaDtreseDnull@asiL

Website: www.DesertDanceTheatre.org

 

 

Thursday, October 8
Modern Dance Class with Kaleidoscape Dance
7 pm-8:30 pm ~ Modern Dance Class
Dance Theater West, 3925 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018

Instructor: Amber J. Robins

Description: This intermediate/advanced modern class is for anyone wanting to explore new ways of moving, blending classic and contemporary styles, as well as as challenging themselves technically.

Contact: Amber Robins at moc.ecnadepacsodielaknull@ofni or 602-505-1913

Website: www.kaleidoscapedance.com

 

Friday, October 10 
Warm-up Class with Diane McNeal Hunt/ELEVATE DanceWorks
6:20pm-6:50pm ~ Warm-up Class (ADF Participants Only)
Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85281

Instructor: Diane McNeal Hunt

Description: This warm-up class is for ADF Participants to get acquainted with each other in a combined class in preparation for the evening performance.

Contact: Diane McNeal Hunt at moc.camnull@kenavtnuh or 480-276-4347

 

Saturday, October 10 
Flamenco Dance Class with Yumi La Rosa Flamenco Dance Company
9:00am-9:45am ~ Sevillanas (Folk Dance from Southern Spain)
TDC Ballet Studios, 219 S. 5th Ave, Phoenix (Parking access from the 4th Ave)

Instructor: Yumi La Rosa

Description: In this flamenco dance class, students will learn Sevillanas is a traditional Folk Dance from Southern Spain.

Contact: Yumi La Rosa at moc.asoralimuynull@imuy or 602.682.1159

Website: www.yumilarosa.com

 

 

Ballet Class with Julianne Ramsey
10:30am-12:00pm ~ Intermediate Ballet
Tempe Center for the Arts – STUDIO Stage, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85281

Instructor: Julianne Ramsey
Description: Julianne Ramsey teaches classical ballet bringing with her education in training received from renowned ballet schools and pedagogues across the United States and abroad, including the English National Ballet School of London and the Vaganova Ballet Academy of St. Petersburg, Russia.

Contact Info: moc.liamgnull@tellabyesmarennailuj or (405) 605-9825

Facebook: www.facebook.com/julianneramseyballet

Instagram: @julianneramsey     YouTube: julianneramseyballet

 

Warm-up Class with Diane McNeal Hunt/ELEVATE DanceWorks
6:20pm-6:50pm ~ Warm-up Class (ADF Participants Only)
Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85281

Instructor: Diane McNeal Hunt

Description: This warm-up class is for ADF Participants to get acquainted with each other in a combined class in preparation for the evening performance.

Contact: Diane McNeal Hunt at moc.camnull@kenavtnuh or 480-276-4347

 

Sunday, October 11
Ballet Class with Kaleidoscape Dance
7 pm-8:30 pm ~ Intermediate/Advanced Ballet Class
Dance Theater West, 3925 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018

Instructor: Amber J. Robins

Description: This intermediate ballet class will work on technical skill, enhance your grace and posture, as well as develop your own voice within the ballet vocabulary.

Contact: Amber Robins at moc.ecnadepacsodielaknull@ofni or 602-505-1913

Website: www.kaleidoscapedance.com

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Date:
October 9, 2015
Time:
7:30 pm
Cost:
$10 – $18
Event Categories:
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Website:
www.DesertDanceTheatre.org

Organizer

Desert Dance Theatre
Phone:
480-962-4584
Website:
www.DesertDanceTheatre.org

Venue

Tempe Center for the Arts Studio
700 West Rio Salado Parkway
Tempe, AZ United States
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