The Washington Ballet @THEARC Hosts Modern Dance Classes with Company E

The Washington Ballet (TWB) is excited to announce a new partnership with modern dance troupe, Company E which who will provide professionally oriented dance classes starting in March. 

The Washington Ballet @ THEARC Director Katrina Toews saw a need and a dwindling opportunity for advanced classes around the city.  The idea to collaborate with an established and existing company began to take shape with Company E.  “I saw modern dance classes completely eliminated during the economic downturn and they have never really returned.  This is an opportunity for us to provide a service to professionals in the field as well as give another high level opportunity to our students in the contemporary arena.” 

Beginning Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 10AM-11:30AM, The goal of this collaboration is provide a space for professional dancers to once again train during the day. Company E founder, Paul Emerson highlights, “We are hoping to generate buzz that the arts are alive and well in Washington.  We want to keep people dancing and make more opportunities available “east of the river”. 

Class Pricing: The partnership will begin on Wednesday, April 9 with free classes to anyone for the first month.  After the free month trial, all adults will be charged only $6 per class.

 

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