The Performing Arts
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A collaboration between Westchester Community College and Rivertown Dance Academy. Rivertown Dance Academy, located at the TTUMC Arts Center in Tarrytown, provides excellence in dance education without cultural or financial barriers. A comprehensive schedule offers a curriculum in ballet, modern, tap, and jazz dance taught by faculty with extensive teaching, performing, and academic credentials. Individual placement classes and regular progress reports are all part of a Rivertown Dance Academy education.
Adult Ballet 1 & 2: An introductory/slow intermediate class for adult beginners with little or some dance background, as well as those just returning to dance.
CE-DANCE 2007, 10 Mon., June 15-Aug.17, 6:30-8:00 pm. #5735
Adult Ballet 2 & 3: For intermediate to advanced dancers: a 45-minute barre, followed by center work.
CE-DANCE 2008, 10 Wed., June 17-Aug.19, 9:00-10:30 am. #5736
Open Level Adult Ballet:
CE-DANCE 2043, 10 Sat., June 20-Aug. 29 (skip 7/4), 9:30-11:00 am. #5737
Technique-based, concert jazz classes consisting of a center barre, progressions, and a combination based in any of the various jazz styles. Progressive levels build dancers’ awareness of body rhythms, coordination, performance quality, and the ability to master increasingly complex and intricate choreog- raphy.
Adult Jazz 1 & 2:
CE-DANCE 2011, 10 Tues.
June 16-Aug. 18, 7:00-8:30 pm. #5738
Adult Jazz 2 & 3:
CE-DANCE 2012, 10 Mon.,
June 15-Aug. 17, 9:00-10:30 am. #5739
Progressive instruction introduces dancers to the techniques of Graham, Horton, Limon, and contem- porary movement forms. Classes consist of a center barre, progressions, and a combination as dancers explore movement through various shapes of the body, levels, directions through space, and weight transference.
CE-DANCE 2013, 10 Thurs., June 18-Aug. 20, 6:45-8:15 pm. #5740
Dancers master tap vocabulary and techniques in classes that emphasize the development of musicality and exploration of a full range of styles. Open level classes welcome all, regardless of previous experi- ence–beginners welcome! Family Tap welcomes adults, their partners and/or their children who wish to explore tap dance together.
CE-DANCE 2014: Adult Tap I/II: 10 Thurs., June 18-Aug. 20, 7:00-8:00 pm. #5741
Merengue, bachata, cumbia, salsa. No experience necessary; no partner required. Steps broken down to make it easy and comfortable for all to follow.
CE-DANCE 2003, AAB-218, $130. R Espinosa.
- Sec. A: 6 Sun., June 7-July 19 (skip 7/5), 10:00-11:30 am. #5814
- Sec. B: 6 Thurs., June 4-July 9, 6:30-8:00 pm. #5817
ACTING & THEATER
Acting & Playwriting Workshops At The Axial Theatre
A collaboration between Westchester Community College and the Axial Theatre
These classes are offered through a collaboration with Howard Meyer’s Acting Program,a division of Axial Theatre, a professional theatre company dedicated to building community through education and en- gaging people of all ages in the creative process. For more information, visit HMActing.org
Learn how to develop a play scene by scene. Students will bring scenes each week and exchange work with fellow students. Gradually, a project will develop for each playwright: scenes, one-minute plays, one-act plays, and full-lengths.
CE-THEAT 2002, 6 Tues., July 7-Aug. 11, 7:00-9:00 pm, $265. D Gill. #5597
Basic Acting Technique for Adults
We lay the foundation of the actor’s craft with a range of exercises developed by master teachers, San- ford Meisner and Lee Strasberg. The exercises help develop the actor’s use of senses and imagination and are practiced individually and in groups. Monologues and scenes are integrated as new exercises continue to be introduced.
CE-THEAT 2001, 6 Wed., July 8-Aug. 12, 7:30-10:30 pm, $245. R Jones. #5598
Improvisation for Fun and Public Speaking
Expand your creativity and confidence through theater games that focus on spontaneity, awareness, energy, concentration, and more. It is like a rehearsal for “Whose Line is it Anyway?”
CE-THEAT 2024, 4 Thurs., June 4-25, 6:30-8:30 pm, $80. J Brownold. #5533
Play on Words: Playwriting Workshop
Come learn from award-winning playwright, Gabrielle Fox, in a safe and fun environment. Writers will work on the basic structure of a play starting with short scenes and continuing on to larger works. All writing levels welcome and encouraged! Actors will attend the last session so writers can hear their words read aloud by theatre professionals. For more information, visit www.GabrielleFoxWrites.com
CE-THEAT 2008, 6 Tues., June 2-July 14 (skip 6/16), 7:00-9:00 pm, $195. G Fox. #5840
Learn to read music and play a melody together with a bass line. Bring a guitar to class. If questions about type of guitar, please contact the instructor at 914-235-5676. 10 sessions. J Lorusso.
- Beginning: CE-MUSIC 2001, Thurs., June 11-Aug. 13, 7:30-9:30 pm, $210 (+ $45 for Book 1, payable to instructor). #5770
- Intermediate: CE-MUSIC 2015, Mon., June 15-Aug. 17, 7:00-9:00 pm, $210 (+ $55 for Book 2, payable to instructor). #5773
- Advanced: CE-MUSIC 2081,Tues., June 16-Aug. 18, 7:00-9:00 pm, $210 (+ $55 for Book 3, payable to instructor). #5775
Guitar is Fun: Advanced Part 2
Students must bring their own guitar to class.
CE-MUSIC 2083VA, 7 Tues, July 7-Aug. 18, 2:30-3:30 pm, $80. D Moran. #5487
Piano is Fun: Advanced Part 2
Please bring your own keyboard with batteries in it.
CE-MUSIC 2067VA, 7 Tues., July 7-Aug. 18, 12:15-1:15 pm, $80 (+ textbook). D Moran. #5488