Contemporary Dance

Event Type
Event Description

Contemporary Dance with Shannon Alvis, a former dancer for many years with both Netherlands Dance Theatre and Hubbard Street. The repertory that Shannon has performed world-wide reads like a who’s who of Contemporary Dance and included, Kylian, Naharin, Forsythe and Dueato. Shannon will work with advanced dancers on contemporary techniques and build choreographic phrases that will become part of a work for Fall MOMENTA. There will be a showing on Thursday, July 21 at 4 pm.

July 18 through 21
Monday through Thursday, 1:00 to 5:00 pm daily
For levels 10/11 academy dancers, or advanced dancers 15 and up with 6 years of ballet and modern, and who are currently taking 5 or more technique classes per week.
Taught by shannon alvis
$250 / $225 if by april 9, maximum enrollment: 30 minimum: 15

Ways to register:

1. By mail. please fill out form below and mail with payment to the Academy of Movement and Music, 605 Lake Street Oak Park, IL 60302
2. In person. Complete form and bring it in to the Academy at 605 Lake Street Oak Park, IL
3. By phone or facsimile with debit or credit card: phone-708.848.2329 facsimile-708.848.2391
4. By email to Include student information, class selection and debit or credit card information
For more information or questions about our programs, please contact us, by phone at 708.848.2329, or by email at
Enrollment is limited, so don’t delay! We look forward to seeing you this summer!

Dance Styles
Modern / Contemporary


Academy of Movement & Music

605 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 848-2329