Winter Saturday Workshops (musicality & drilling…) with Lavish Dance

Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 3:00pm until Saturday, March 10, 2012 at 5:00pm

Musicality 1: Music’s Nut and Bolts with Audra

The ability to understand music is a fundamental, but often elusive, part of dancing.

Join Audra in a 2 hour lecture style workshop as we delve into the building blocks of music. We’ll deconstruct music and take a look at its nuts and bolts, leaving you with a deeper understanding and appreciation.

Common musical aspects such as notes, notation, time signatures, melody versus percussion will be defined and examined.

This workshop is designed to be taken in conjunction with Musicality 2 – What now?, but it can also be taken on its own.

Please bring a notebook and pen. Open to all levels and styles.

Saturday, Feb 11, 2012
3-5 pm
$45 (includes hst) or with Musicality 2: Now What? and Work Hard, Play Hard for $110 (includes hst) – see descriptions below

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Coming to the workshop?   Drop into Saturday classes!
12:15 – 1:15 pm Combos and Études (multi-level)
1:30 – 2:30 pm Lavender (a technique class)

Other Saturday workshops:
Musicality 2: Now what? with Audra

Join Audra for a 2 hour dance workshop as we examine a single piece of music and work on creating a dance.

Together, we’ll break down the piece into its basic structure or building blocks, making manageable sections to begin to create movement to. We’ll discuss some of the different ways to create combinations as we break into smaller groups and begin to choreograph our building blocks.

This workshop is designed to be taken in conjunction with Musicality 1: Music’s Nuts and Bolts, but it can also be taken on its own.

Please bring a notebook and pen, refillable water bottle and an open mind. Open to all levels and styles.

Saturday, Feb 25, 2012
3-5 pm
$45 (includes hst) or with Musicality 1: Nuts and Bolts and Work Hard, Play Hard for $110 (includes hst)

Work Hard, Play Hard 2 with Heather Labonté

The Dark Side Studio proudly presents a workshop with Heather Labonté.

Join Heather for Work Hard, Play Hard 2, a two-hour workshop designed for dancers of all levels and styles of belly dance looking to enhance their dance. She will share her love of kickass drills and rocking combos for a class that will work the body, tease the brain and inspire you to move!

By bringing a work hard, play hard mindset to practice, class and rehearsal, you will bring your dance effortless awesomeness onstage. We’ll work hard to refine fundamental concepts through fun, high energy drilling exercises, and then we’ll play hard, expanding our vocabulary for improvisation and choreography using challenging, feel-good combinations inspired from within and outside belly dance.

Saturday March 10, 2012
3-5 pm
$45 (includes hst) or with Musicality 1: Nuts and Bolts and Musicality 2: Now What? for $110 (includes hst)

The Dark Side Studio, 244 Augusta Ave, second floor.

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