Multi-Age Dance Classes with FAA

Meet the Instructors

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Beatrice Parker

Jan Smith

Howard Washingon

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What to expect

 

FAA’s African Dance and Interpretive Dance classes are lead by FAA dance faculty, Beatrice Parker. Their recent Share Day performance was held in the Corning Auditorium. During one of the numbers, students performed “Over the Rainbow” in sign language.

Instructor: Beatrice Parker
  • for all ages
  • Fridays from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    • From August 27, 2021 to January 14, 2022
      • Class #: DF2192

Interpretive dance provides an opportunity for people of all ages to experience the power of dance as a way to give life to music while expressing emotion, cultural concepts, and storytelling through movement. Interpretive dance includes a wide variety of dance styles and techniques. This style of dance brings freedom to movements through dance.

Dancers in African Dance and Interpretive Dance often participate in performances that raise funds for the Sarah Weeden Richardson Minority Scholarship Fund.
Instructor: Beatrice Parker
  • for ages 10+
    • Fridays from 7:10 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    • From June 18 to July 23, 2021
      • Class #: DS2192

Interpretive dance provides an opportunity for people of all ages to experience the power of dance as a way to give life to music while expressing emotion, cultural concepts, and storytelling through movement. Interpretive dance includes a wide variety of dance styles and techniques. This style of dance brings freedom to movements through dance.

Instructor: Beatrice Parker
  • for all ages
  • Fridays 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    • From August 27 2021 to June 14, 2022
      • Class #: DF2191

Have fun exploring the rhythms and expressive culture found in this art form. No previous training required.

Dancers in African Dance and Interpretive Dance often participate in performances that raise funds for the Sarah Weeden Richardson Minority Scholarship Fund.

Instructor: Beatrice Parker
  • for ages 5+
    • Fridays 6:05 p.m. to 6:55 p.m.
    • From June 18 to July 23, 2021
      • Class #: DS2192

Have fun exploring the rhythms and expressive culture found in this art form. No previous training required.

Instructor: Howard Washington
  • for ages 18+
  • Fridays 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
    • From August 27, 2021, to January 14, 2022
      • Class #: DF2156

Have fun exploring the rhythms and expressive culture found in this art form. No previous training required.

Instructor: Beatrice Parker
  • for ages 5+
    • Fridays 6:05 p.m. to 6:55 p.m.
    • From June 18 to July 23, 2021
      • Class #: DS2192

Have fun exploring the rhythms and expressive culture found in this art form. No previous training required.

Instructor: Beatrice Parker
  • for ages 5+
    • Fridays 6:05 p.m. to 6:55 p.m.
    • From June 18 to July 23, 2021
      • Class #: DS2192

Have fun exploring the rhythms and expressive culture found in this art form. No previous training required.

Instructor: Jan Smith
  • for ages 13+
    • Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
    • From August 24, 2021 to January 11, 2022
      • Class #: DF2116

This class will include fundamental ballet positions, body alignment, steps, and vocabulary of a classical ballet barre. Standing barre work will be introduced as well as floor exercises to enhance strength and flexibility. Little or no previous training necessary.

What to wear

Dress requirements can be found here

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