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Burlesque Level 1/2 (Intro)

at Vaudezilla Studios - Irving Park 3330 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60618

Whether you've got an eye on taking the stage, spicing things up in the bedroom, or simply looking for a different way to work up a sweat, this introductory level burlesque class can accomplish all three.  Vaudezilla's best known teachers & choreographers teach you fundamental stage terms and helps you get comfortable expressing yourself...

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$110

5 sessions

Zouk (Core I)

at Urbanity Dance Chicago - Lincoln Park 1611 N Sheffield Ave 3rd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60614

Lateral & Open In this class, you will learn how to utilize your Virodinha to transition to 1 of the 2 most fundamental beginner Zouk elements: the Lateral! We’ll cover body rotation and footwork technique in this criss-cross move and also two different exits back to basic. The “Open” in the Class title is referring to our 2nd Lateral exit...

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$75

4 sessions

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Drama I: Losing Inhibitions

at Discovery Center - Oak Park Exact location will be
provided to registrants few days, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Do you want to gain confidence, lose inhibitions, have fun & learn acting? Then this beginning acting class is for you. Experiment with improvisation, speech & personality exercises designed to bring out your special strengths & talents. Work in a relaxed atmosphere with an emphasis on positive attitudes, and acquire performance and presentation...

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$79

3 sessions

The Expressive Body: Alexander Technique Intensive

at Green Shirt Studio - Lakeview 4001 N Ravenswood Ave Unit 303-B, Chicago, Illinois 60613

The Expressive Body: A Two-day Alexander Technique Intensive for Actors It’s easy to get tense and clench up your body when you perform. Tension creeps in when we’re nervous, self conscious, or afraid of not being enough. Imagine the most beautiful nights sky the world has ever seen-but its covered by a layer of thick, gray clouds. It doesn’t...

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$200

2 sessions

Zouk (Core VI)

at Urbanity Dance Chicago - Lincoln Park 1611 N Sheffield Ave 3rd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60614

Left Pass, Cross Step & Virodinha In this class, we play with some variations of core moves that aren’t necessarily fundamental but have definitely made their presence in a social dance very common and popular. The Left Pass is an over-rotated variation of the basic, the Cross Step is a linear version of the Lunge step, and lastly, we’ll...

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$75

4 sessions

Improvisation, Games & Risk Taking

at Piven Theatre Workshop - Evanston 927 Noyes St, Illinois City, Illinois 60201

Are you interested in getting into a theater class, shaking off the dust, and activating your creativity?  This class allows students to discover the Piven Technique by learning theatre games and improvisation in a fun, supportive, ensemble-based environment. Perfect for all students looking to discover and re-discover our work!

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$175

6 sessions

Latin Dances

at Seeds Center - Edgewater 1212 W Balmoral Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60640

Come and learn different Latin dances! 1st Thursday of every Month Mambo ! Let’s go to Cuba! And learn to dance the Mambo, made popular by films like West Side Story and Dirty Dancing. We will also take a look at Danzon-Mambo and if you don’t know about Danzon-TRUST ME-you want to know! So join me and explore the rhythms, music, and dance of...

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$30

Swing II B: CrossHands

at Big City Swing - Logan Square 1850 Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647

This class really opens up your swing vocabulary using different hand connections and longer 6-count patterns to add variety to your dancing. Pre-requisite: Swing I What should I wear: Be comfy! There is no dress code, however, it always feels better to dress for the occasion. We recommend the following be it modern or vintage: Gentlemen: ...

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$62

3 sessions

Zouk (Core V)

at Urbanity Dance Chicago - Lincoln Park 1611 N Sheffield Ave 3rd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60614

Frisbee, Yo-Yo, Boomerang In this class, we move up to the advanced-beginner portion of our core-class topics. We put that traveling turn for follows from our Lateral class to work as all of these Zouk elements use this turn in more advanced ways. We’ll focus on refining that turn technique for follows and clarity/precision of lead while staying...

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$75

4 sessions

Head Motion (Prep) for Leads & Follows

at Urbanity Dance Chicago - Lincoln Park 1611 N Sheffield Ave 3rd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60614

In this class, we will begin to introduce how to utilize the frame in a new way to allow the head to relax in the corresponding position. We focus on safe techniques to initiate the upper body to unlock wider possibilities of head motion! We will show how give support that...

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$75

4 sessions

Zouk (Core II)

at Urbanity Dance Chicago - Lincoln Park 1611 N Sheffield Ave 3rd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60614

Lunge & Elastic In this class, you will learn your 2nd most common transition step and your 2nd fundamental beginner Zouk element: The Release Break and Lunge! You’ll also learn Elastic which is one of our favorite, and most fun, beginner moves. Elasticity, expansion of frame, and activation are some of the cool & interesting techniques...

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$75

4 sessions

Zouk (Core III)

at Urbanity Dance Chicago - Lincoln Park 1611 N Sheffield Ave 3rd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60614

Soltinho In this class, we move up to the mid-beginner level of our core-class topics. Soltinho is a circular “Lead turn/Follow turn” element that creates flow and smoother transitions in our Zouk social dancing. You’ll learn how to keep oriented towards your partner in this class with soft spotting and foot placement, which in turn will make...

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$75

4 sessions

Todrick Hall - "Nails, Hair, Hips, Heels" (stilettos..

at DivaDance Chicago - Lincoln Park 630 W Webster 1-E, Chicago, Illinois 60614

Todrick Hall - "Nails, Hair, Hips, Heels" (stilettos optional) Our sexiest DivaDance class features burlesque-inspired moves with the occasional prop (stilettos or chairs). Add in lots of hair-eography and you’re basically an un-basic video vixen by the end. Wear your stilettos or heeled boots and prepare to take a walk on the wild side. No heels?...

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$20

Sensual Movement Prep

at Urbanity Dance Chicago - Lincoln Park 1611 N Sheffield Ave 3rd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60614

In this class, we’ll cover various topics to enhance your overall dancing. We’ll teach different methods to help articulate your body from smooth fluidity to hard hitting isolations. Learn new ways to move the body & gain better control. This class can be applied to multiple styles of dance....

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$75

4 sessions

Fusion Bellydance Technique

at Arabesque Dance and Fitness - Avondale 3120 W Belmont Ave, Illinois City, Illinois 60618

This intermediate class will focus primarily on drills and intensive technique instruction, with small combinations offered for maximum retention and for an introduction to stage presence practice. Class will begin with strength training for those muscles critical for strong, clean technique.  The instructor then offers intense drills for strong...

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$95

6 sessions

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