Belly Dance in Modern Era Solo Workshop
When: Feb. 29 – March 21, 2024, Thurs.’s 8:15-9:15pm
What: 4-week class series
Where: Dance Arts, 110 N. 10th St. Columbia, MO
Who: Advanced Level
Description: In this 4-week course, you will learn about the early pioneers of modern dance and their impact on the practice and performance of belly dance in the US, roughly 1890-1920. Each participant will be assigned a particular dancer from this era for a detailed project that will evolve into a solo choreography, with the option to perform in May 2024. Details TBA. The class includes a range of homework activities including biographical and history assignments, character & costume development, and collage. Each dancer will need to prepare homework ahead of time and be ready to present work to the class each week. Advanced and intermediate dance level only.