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SUMMER 2020 | LIVE Online

JUNE 15 – AUGUST 08, 2020 | Summer Term

ONLINE CLASSES (All Ages)
8-Week Tuition    $96 (or $12/Session)
Prorated Tuition   $12/Session for those who enroll Now-July 13.
Drop-In Rate        $15/Session for any single visit,
                               and for those who enroll after July 13.

No Refunds. No Make-Up Classes.

JULY 13 – AUGUST 07, 2020 | Summer Intensives ONLINE

ONLINE INTENSIVE (Ages 11-Adult) |  JULY 13-31, 2020
Week 1 | July 13-17 (Ballet + Related Disciplines)       $395
Week 2 | July 20-24 (Ballet + Related Disciplines)    $395
Week 3 | July 27-31 (Pre-Pointe + Pointe)                   $395
New Student Evaluation (Online Class Drop-in)          $15
Jacob’s Pillow Virtual Event | June 20                         FREE

YOUNG DANCER’S (Ages 8-11) |  AUGUST 3-7, 2020
1 Week Program   $315

JUNE 15 – AUGUST 08, 2020  |  Summer Term Schedule

MONDAYS
  • AGES 12+  |  With MSB Faculty Nancy Murphy
    No partner necessary – just yourself and a willingness to have some fun!

    Join us as we learn rhythmic elements and body action of various latin/ballroom dances, which we will then combine into interesting (and challenging!) sequences. 

TUESDAYS
  • AGES 12+  |  With Broadway Veteran Julie Pappas Smith
    This class is suitable for dancers of all levels.

    It will strengthen your core, help you gain flexibility, tone your arms, sharpen isolations, and develop the ability to move in the various styles Broadway dance encompasses. Our classic in-depth warm up is based on Luigi, Matt Maddox and Jack Cole. It’s a fun way to get in shape, but be ready to SWEAT!

  • AGES 6-8  |  With MSB Faculty Nancy Murphy
    Material is introduced gradually with an emphasis on alignment and building coordination, strength and musicality.

  • AGES 12+  |  With MSB Director Paula K. Shiff
    The pleasure of moving to music is unmatched. MSB emphasizes building correct alignment and strength while gradually introducing the ballet vocabulary. Musicality and the appreciation of the art of dance is always an important part of class.

WEDNESDAYS
  • AGES 4-6  |  With MSB Faculty Sarah Fader
    Interactive dancing designed to develop coordination, stimulate imagination, and prepare children for later dance or sports activities.

  • AGES 12+  |  With MSB Faculty Sarah Fader
    The pleasure of moving to music is unmatched. MSB emphasizes building correct alignment and strength while gradually introducing the ballet vocabulary. Musicality and the appreciation of the art of dance is always an important part of class.

  • AGES 10+  |  With MSB Director Paula K. Shiff
    For dancers and non-dancers.

    Using various modalities to increase kinesthetic awareness, improve alignment, strength, and flexibility, this class is designed to enhance dance skills, sport skills, and promote better overall health.

THURSDAYS
  • AGES 12+  |  With MSB Director Paula K. Shiff
    The pleasure of moving to music is unmatched. MSB emphasizes building correct alignment and strength while gradually introducing the ballet vocabulary. Musicality and the appreciation of the art of dance is always an important part of class.

  • AGES 10+  |  With Broadway Veteran Julie Pappas Smith
    This class is suitable for all levels and may be especially beneficial for those with alignment problems or injuries.

    Floor-barre can enhance dance technique, as well as increase strength and flexibility. With the participant in various positions on the floor, activities decrease stress on the body, while integrating elements of dance technique, alignment principles, and correct muscle use.

  • AGES 12+  |  With Broadway Veteran Julie Pappas Smith
    For beginner and experienced tappers alike, so join us and explore the music we make together!

    Students will have fun working on coordination, rhythms, musicality, basic tap terminology and steps for a solid foundation. It’s great for balance and weight distribution! Accuracy through repetition and small combinations will be given. 

  • AGES 14+  |  With MSB Faculty Leda Elliott
    Beginner Level

    This course will introduce participants to a series of gentle, flowing exercises that cultivate harmony and balance in mind and body. Class will include simple stretching, and balance exercises to increase joint mobility, flexibility and balance. 

FRIDAYS
  • AGES 12+  |  With North Carolina Guest Teacher Katrina Locklin
    Beginner Level

    Hip Hop dance classes consist of a technical warmup, including basics in popping, tutting, and breaking. Choreography is modest and appropriate movements taught to inspirational and uplifting, clean music.

SATURDAYS  (No Class on July 4th. Tuition has been adjusted accordingly.)
  • AGES 12+  |  With MSB Guest Faculty Carlos Fittante
    Stretch and strengthen your body with a weekly introductory level yoga class. Enjoy a fun practice of Hatha and Vinyasa (stillness and flow) yoga styles, and Pranayama (breath) work to rejuvenate your body, mind, and spirit. Taught by certified yoga teacher Carlos Fittante, a native of Salem, MA and Artistic Director of BALAM Dance Theatre of New York City. 

  • AGES 12+  |  With MSB Guest Faculty Carlos Fittante
    Learn the joyful and spirited sevillanas from Spain’s southern Andalusia province. Enjoy this fun and sophisticated social dance, performed at festivals, stages, cafes, and parties. No previous dance experience required.

  • AGES 10+  |  With MSB Director Paula K. Shiff
    In Ballet Level 2, we continue expanding the vocabulary, and increasing strength and coordination, while always emphasizing proper alignment, correct body mechanics, injury prevention, musicality, and artistry.

NEW  |  UPCOMING

PRE-BALLET

LIVE Online | Ages 6-8

Starting TUESDAY, JUNE 16 | 4:30-5:15 pm
With MSB Faculty Nancy Murphy

Photo by Paula K. Shiff
Photo by Paula K. Shiff

Material is introduced gradually with an emphasis on alignment and building coordination, strength and musicality.

BALLET

LIVE Online | Ages 12+

Starting TUESDAY, June 16 | 6:00-7:15 pm
With MSB Director Paula K. Shiff

Photo by PKS
Photo by PKS

The pleasure of moving to music is unmatched. MSB emphasizes building correct alignment and strength while gradually introducing the ballet vocabulary. Musicality and the appreciation of the art of dance is always an important part of class.

JAZZ

LIVE Online | Ages 12+

Starting TUESDAY, June 16 | 4:00-5:15 pm
With Broadway Veteran Julie Pappas Smith

Photo by Joe Cormier
Photo by Joe Cormier

This class is suitable for dancers of all levels. It will strengthen your core, help you gain flexibility, tone your arms, sharpen isolations, and develop the ability to move in the various styles Broadway dance encompasses. Our classic in-depth warm up is based on Luigi, Matt Maddox and Jack Cole. It’s a fun way to get in shape, but be ready to SWEAT!

SPANISH SEVILLANAS DANCE LESSONS

LIVE Online | Ages 12+

Starting SATURDAYS, JUNE 20 | 11:30am-12:30pm
With MSB Guest Faculty Carlos Fittante

Photo by Selena Cucta
Photo by Selena Cucta

Learn the joyful and spirited sevillanas from Spain’s southern Andalusia province. Enjoy this fun and sophisticated social dance, performed at festivals, stages, cafes, and parties. No previous dance experience required.

YOGA FUNDAMENTALS

LIVE Online | Ages 12+

Starting SATURDAYS, JUNE 20 | 10:00-11:00 am
With MSB Guest Faculty Carlos Fittante

BALAM in Central Park 058 Warrior 1

Stretch and strengthen your body with a weekly introductory level yoga class. Enjoy a fun practice of Hatha and Vinyasa (stillness and flow) yoga styles, and Pranayama (breath) work to rejuvenate your body, mind, and spirit. Taught by certified yoga teacher Carlos Fittante, a native of Salem, MA and Artistic Director of BALAM Dance Theatre of New York City.

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msb@havetodance.com

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