[PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Listserv] KYL/D's open company classes

Jessica Warchal-King jessica at kyld.org
Tue Jan 24 13:26:28 EST 2017


JOIN KYL/D FOR OPEN COMPANY CLASSES EVERY WEEK!



KYL/D *Thursday* OPEN COMPANY CLASSES: INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED BALLET
<http://www.kyld.org/upcoming-events/2016/8/6/kyld-tuesday-open-company-classes-intermediateadvanced-ballet>
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please note the change of date (no open company class today, Tuesday, Jan
24th)



Take Intermediate/Advanced Ballet with the company members of KYL/D! All
classes will be taught by Dr. Laura Katz



*When:* This Thursday from 4:00-5:30pm. (Please check our FB
<https://www.facebook.com/kyldancers/> and our Google calendar
<http://www.kyld.org/class-schedule/> for updates on cancellations)

*Where:* CHI Movement Arts Center- 1316 S. 9th St. Philadelphia, PA 19147

*Cost:* $12 for Students/Professionals/PhiladelphiaDANCE.org members, $15
Drop-In.



*About Laura:* Laura Katz is a ballet choreographer, scholar and
pedagogue.  She has received certification in the Vaganova method of
classical ballet pedagogy, which she studied under John White and Margarita
de Saá, as well as being an ABT certified teacher who has successfully
completed the ABT Teacher Training Intensive in levels Primary through 7
and Partnering of the American Ballet Theater National Training Curriculum.
She began her ballet training under Hortensia Fonseca at the Maryland Youth
Ballet, later studying with Maria and Marjorie Tallchief, Melissa Hayden
and Allegra Kent at the Chicago City Ballet, Helgi Thommason, Christopher
Boatwright and Larissa Sklyanskaya at the San Francisco Ballet, and Ben
Stevenson and Rosemary Miles at the Houston Ballet. As a student, she
performed with The Joffrey Ballet and New York City Ballet. She has
performed professionally with several classical ballet companies, including
Ballet South, the Russian Ballet Theatre of Delaware, the Santa Fe Opera
Company, and The Ballet Theatre of New Mexico, and several contemporary and
baroque dance companies, including Dance Theatre X, Opus I Contemporary and
Sprezzatura Dance Ensemble. Her repertoire includes principal roles in The
Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, Les Patineurs, Firebird, Swan Lake,
Cinderella, Dark Elegies, Raymonda, Paquita, and many other classical and
contemporary ballets.




KYL/D SATURDAY OPEN COMPANY CLASS WITH KUN-YANG LIN
<http://www.kyld.org/upcoming-events/2016/8/6/kyld-saturday-open-company-class-with-kun-yang-lin>

*KYL/D's Open Company Classes are back in full-swing! Every Saturday,
Artistic Director Kun-Yang Lin teaches his signature CHI Awareness
Technique. Read below for more info!*

*When: *Saturdays from 12:30-2:00 (Please check our FB
<https://www.facebook.com/kyldancers/> and our Google calendar
<http://www.kyld.org/class-schedule/> for updates on cancellations)

*Where: *CHI Movement Arts Center- 1316 S. 9th St. Philadelphia, PA 19147

*Cost: *$12 for Students/Professionals/PhiladelphiaDANCE.org members, $15
Drop-In.

*Class Description: *Lin's signature CHI Awareness Technique is the
foundational technique for Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers (KYL/D). It explores the
spaces where Western dance forms including ballet, modern, post-modern and
hip-hop meet the impulses of Eastern philosophies, including Taoism and Zen
Buddhism. The class focuses on how, through modulation of breath (or "chi",
in Mandarin), weight and weightlessness co-exist simultaneously and energy
seamlessly transitions among explosive bursts of rapid, expansive phrase
work, and absolute stillness. Class begins quietly and gradually builds in
complexity, culminating in dynamic phrase work. CHI Awareness Technique
expands the perimeter of Western dance practices through an Eastern
perspective that reflects Lin's conception of dance as the ultimate
integration of body, spirit and mind.


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