Advanced and professional level ballet technique with Laura Wade. Live piano accompaniment by Elena Tumanova.
Laura Wade will serve as a guest teaching artist for the Wednesday Advanced/Professional ballet class for the month of February 2023!*
*Wednesday, February 22nd will be taught by a substitute
The primary purpose of this class is to introduce and perfect ballet vocabulary. The barre exercises are more complex and incorporate combinations that stress muscle stamina and strength. Center work is designed to expand the dancer’s vocabulary with exercises that are longer and more physically demanding. Adagio work which may include pirouettes in open positions. More attention is given to traveling steps incorporating multiple turns. Intricate petite allegro (jumps) are embellished with battierie which may also include aerial turns. The grand allegro and coda sections may include steps in manages. Musicality, phrasing, and epaulement are stressed.
Take the class in-person in our Studio 1.