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Towson University Community Dance now at the Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC • Dance classes for ages 3-8
Towson University’s (TU) comprehensive curriculum, renowned faculty and highly trained instructors will be offering excellence in dance education for children at the JCC. Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD), the TU Community Dance program promotes an appreciation of the aesthetics of dance as an art form
Introducing TU's Professional Dance Instructor, Alaina Williams
|Originally from Baltimore, Alaina heavily studied ballet and modern dance at Baltimore School for the Arts. She continued her intensive training at The Juilliard School, from which she holds a BFA in dance. Upon graduation she danced with the acclaimed Bowen-McCauley Dance Company for two seasons in Washington, DC. Setting her sights upon traveling the world, Alaina performed in a number of Broadway reviews and pop shows, in addition to flying high as an aerial artist for Celebrity Cruises. On board these ships, Alaina’s cirque style performances opened new possibilities and new goals to achieve, leading to a performing tour with the Ringling Brother's and Barnum & Bailey Circus. She most recently returned to Baltimore from touring with the world renowned "Radio City Rockettes " in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.|
Age 3. This course stimulates the imagination and inspires creativity, while exploring movement through words, images, and storytelling. Students will examine, interpret and demonstrate fine and gross motor skills through the five Dance Elements: Body, Space, Time, Energy and Force. 6 participant min.
OM Tue 12:45- 1:30pm 9/9-12/16 $182/Guest $164/Member 34256
Optional Before Care Lunch Addition
OM Tue 12:00-12:45pm 9/9-12/16 $50/Guest $30/ Member
Age 4. Developing a deeper comprehension and application of the five Dance Elements (Body, Space, Time, Energy and Force), students achieve their creative voice while beginning to articulate the foundational movements of dance technique. Curriculum is literacy-based with a new educational theme each semester. 6 participant min
Optional Before Care Lunch Addition
OM Mon 12:00-12:45pm 9/8-12/15 $50/Guest $30/ Member
Age 5. Stimulate the imagination and ignite creativity in our dance masterpiece-inspired program class! Dance Fundamentals focuses on teaching students the basic structure of a dance class, movement sequencing, proper placement and position of feet and arms. Students will learn beginner ballet, modern and jazz technique and terminology through famous Ballet, Modern, and Jazz Masterpieces. 6 participant min
OM Tues 4:30-5:25pm 9/9-12/16 $196/Guest $176/Member 34262
Ages 6-8. Oldest codified technique to date; classes will focus primarily on developing a strong technical foundation, while emphasizing proper alignment, strength, and musicality. 6 participant min. Prior movement experience is suggested, but not required.
OM Mon 4:30-5:25pm 9/8-12/15 $196/Guest $176/Member 34263
OM Tues 5:30-6:25pm 9/9-12/16 $196/Guest $176/Member 34264
Ages 6-8. A truly American dance form, Tap dance is a culmination of Irish Step Dancing and African dance developed during the 1900’s in the U.S. Students will be introduced basic tap dance technique, while developing rhythmic skills and musicality. 6 participant min. Prior movement experience is suggested, but not required.
OM Mon 5:30-6:25pm 9/8-12/15 $196/Guest $176/Member 34265
Sunday Girls Ballet
Age 3-7. Students will be introduced to the structure of ballet class etiquette, and basic ballet terminology as well as developmentally appropriate exercises that emphasize musicality. Classes cannot be prorated.
Girls Jazz Dance
Students will learn some fancy footwork in this class filled with leaps, jumps, turns, and stomps. All dance and music will be age appropriate and in line with modesty standards in mind.
For information about PH JCC dance classes, contact Merav Levine 410.559.5917.