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Contemporary (int/adv)

  • Firehouse Arts and Events Center 1314 Harris Ave Bellingham, WA, 98225 (map)

This class will focus on body awareness, sensation, athleticism, and artistry. Any and all adult/teen dancers are invited to come move with us in a completely welcoming and mixed-level atmosphere! A structured, accessible warm-up will be followed by skill building and movement phrase work.

$15 drop-in ($5 for 7DDF participants)

Instructor: Alethea Alexander holds an M.F.A. in dance from the UW where she is currently serving on faculty as Acting Assistant Professor. Alethea has performed with the artists of Bellingham Repertory Dance (Bellingham); Chamber Dance Company, Quark Contemporary Dance Theatre, The Stone Dance Collective and Ballet Bellevue (Seattle); and Unum Dance Company, Scott Wells and Jo Kreiter (San Francisco). She has set new works on Relay Dance Collective, students at the UW and at Whatcom Community College, and has produced two original screen dances. In addition to teaching dance technique and theory, she is a certified Dance Church™ guide and Pilates mat and reformer instructor. Alethea’s creative and academic interests include accessibility and inclusivity of education, fusions of dance practices and American pop-culture, and social change through movement expression. She is a native Washingtonian.

Photo Credit: Jim Coleman

Earlier Event: August 10
Dance Church (all levels)