Dance Classes Winter '22

 

Tap Class

Sundays 11:00am

Beginning Level

Instructor : Bryanna Navarro 

This class will be devoted to warming-up the feet, learning proper weight transfer and a mental warm up for the Tap Dancer! We will work on strengthening and integrating proper technique as well as learning correct terminology. Each class will have warmups and combinations to practice at home. Be prepared to move!
All beginning/intermediate levels welcome. 

Class is 55 min. 

Musical Theatre Dance Technique (Basics)

Saturdays 12:00pm 

Beginning Dancers/Movers 

Instructor : Iydan Thompson-Brown

For those who have limited knowledge or experience in dance!

An intro to dance fundamentals essential for our newest performers. We’ll study basic ballet, jazz and hip hop techniques. Each class will focus on a different musical & musical theatre style.

Class is 55 min. 

Musical Theatre Dance Technique (Beyond the Basics)

Saturdays 1:00pm

Beg/Int. to Intermediate Dancers 

Instructor : Iydan Thompson-Brown

For the more experienced musical theatre student.

A higher level dance technique course for the musical theatre performer. This class is geared toward a dancer with a basic understanding of technique and would like to challenge themselves. Each class will focus on a different musical & musical theatre style.

Class is 55 min. 

 

If you're not sure which class is right for you, just call to inquire about placement! (818) 915-8527

TUITION:

There are 8 classes in a session, however the course is not cumulative in nature (each class is a stand-alone lesson), so students are welcome to join at any time during the session!  We will pro-rate the tuition accordingly.​

Package of 8 classes = $132

Package of 5 classes = $95

Drop in's = $23/class

* Packages must be paid in full at the time of registration.

* Classes may be used during the course of the session. No refunds or credits for unused classes.

* To register, go HERE

COVID PROTOCOLS:

We request that students refrain from attending if they (or anyone in their household) exhibits any Covid symptoms.

Our dance studio is spacious and has fantastic air circulation - windows on all sides, plus A/C.  Masking is optional. 

Bryanna%20Navarro_edited.jpg

BRYANNA NAVARRO (she/they) grew up in San Diego and moved to New York City to pursue her dreams as a professional performer. They studied at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy and graduated with a  Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts. Bryanna has been teaching since she was in high school, where she was the Founder and President of the Aspire Tap Club. They are excited to continue developing their teaching styles, and provide students with skills to be successful in this industry. 

 
af4170_017db2b3cc7a4f12aea1d181ae77073a~mv2.jpg.webp

JEZE ZANKICH (she/her) is an LA based dancer, choreographer, teacher, performer, and creative director! She takes pride in her versatility, including extensive training in tap, jazz, hip hop, ballet, contemporary, heels choreography, and jazz funk—for over 20 years under the direction of industry trailblazers. Jeze's teaching career began when she was 15, by the time she was 18, she was leading dance and fitness classes full time at BreakOut Studios. She joined Tellina Lee’s all-female tap company “Tap That” in 2017, appearing in live performances at legendary venues such as the Dolby Theater. She has a passion for teaching young dancers to develop a lifelong love for dance. Jeze hopes to spread her genuine love for dance and appreciation for the history of the art in everything she creates!

 
unnamed_edited.jpg

ERIKA MIREYA CRUZ (she/her) grew up in Santa Barbara and moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dreams as a professional performer. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts Performing Arts with an emphasis in Musical Theatre at AMDA College. Since graduating she has been in shows such as Evita, Annie, Heathers, The Wild Party, Sister Act, and Legally Blonde! Of course performing may be a big part of her life; she also finds joy in teaching! Musical Theatre Dance is a great way to not only find who you are but to unite with others to share that passion with the world. Erika only hopes to bring some of her experience and help students find and use that exact passion to create something beautiful.