Current Master Classes
Saturday, January 28th
One of the world’s most beloved companies of dance illusionists, renowned for its mix of humor, invention and drama. Celebrated for its unique, diverse collaborations, Pilobolus’ highly-imaginative works combine athleticism, grace and jaw-dropping imagery, earning them critical acclaim as well as popular appeal. Their awards include the Samuel H. Scripps American Dance Festival Award for lifetime achievement in choreography, and they have performed at high-profile cultural events such as the Academy Awards. Still evolving after 35 years, Pilobolus continues to blaze new trails while establishing a dance vocabulary all its own.
$25 Adults | $20 Students
FREE For Scholarship dancers - email firstname.lastname@example.org
Past Master Classes
Summer 2018 Announcements coming SOON!
Hip Hop Intensive
with Galen Hooks, Jojo Gomez & special guest artists 2017
June 19 - 22 - check back in March for Summer 2018 dates!
Supplemental cost $120 - Pairs with the Full Day or Afternoon Session (full day suggested!)
From street styles to choreography, this workshop will give dancers exposure to all aspects of hip hop dance and culture. Popping, locking, b-boying, and house are just a few styles that will be highlighted during the week of classes. Dancers will showcase several works to show in the Thursday evening performance.
Galen Hooks is an LA native who has been in the entertainment industry for two decades. She has worked with over 50 artists, including Janet Jackson, Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, Usher, Chris Brown, The Jonas Brothers, The Pussycat Dolls, Black Eyed Peas, Miley Cyrus, Rhianna, John Legend and Ne-yo. She also modeled extensively for Nike‘s Dance and Sport Culture lines, including countless catalogs, billboards, and a two-page ad in Vogue magazine. Film & TV credits include Glee, So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing with the Stars, and MTV Video Music Awards‘ historical Michael Jackson tribute.
with Peter Chu, Talia Favia, Roger Van der Poel (NDT) and special guest artists
2017 – July 10-13 - check back in March for 2018 dates!
Supplemental cost $120- Pairs with the Full Day or Afternoon Session (full day suggested!)
Explore, express, and be inspired. Develop technique and expand artistry. Take classes in improvisation, modern, ballet, and contemporary while keeping a journal documenting your growth. Dancers will showcase several works to show in the Thursday evening performance.
The legendary Peter Chu is a distinguished artist who strives to push the physical bounds of dance. As a BFA student at The Juilliard School, Chu was pushed further as a technical mover and began an explosive journey into choreography. As a performer, he has danced as the lead in Christina Perri’s Jar of Hearts music video, in Celine Dion’s Vegas spectacular A New Day, and with Crystal Pite’s company Kidd Pivot. In 2008, Chu formed a Las Vegas project-based company—Chuthis. He is the recipient of the 2010 A.C.E. Capezio Award. Chu was also honored as selected choreographer for the Perry-Mansfield New Works Festival (directed by Linda Kent) and choreographed for the ninth and tenth seasons of So You Think You Can Dance. He has created pieces for Naomi Stikeman (Çaturn; consulted by Robert Lepage), He has also created for Nederlands Dans Theater, (NDT), NDT2, Giordano Dance Chicago, Hubbard Street 2 (Floating After Times), Orlando Ballet Theatre, Hubbard Street 2, Giordano Dance Chicago, Houston Met Dance Company, and New Dialect.
with Josie Walsh, Jessica Lee Kellar, Michael Waldrop and guests
2017- August 7-August 10 - check back in March for 2018 dates!
Supplemental cost $100- Pairs with the Full Day or Afternoon Session (full day suggested!)
NOTE: Beginners will have regular camp, but there is no regular camp for intermediate/advanced dancers
Be immersed in the world of ballet. Barre, floor barre, variations, contemporary ballet, ballet etiquette, pointe (if already on pointe), and more! Dancers will showcase several works to show in the Thursday evening performance.
Josie Walsh is the Artistic Director/ Choreographer of BalletRED, the world wide Project Portege and the Joffrey Ballet School in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York City. Former professional dancer with the Joffrey Ballet, Zurich Ballet and Oregon Ballet Theatre, Josie’s choreographic career began with the Zurich Opera and moved on to several freelance projects throughout Europe. Josie was named 25 to Watch by Dance Magazine and Awarded the “Outstanding Choreographer 2016 for Youth America Grand Prix.
Jessica Lee Keller is a professional dancer, actor and choreographer, and is most known for her role as 'Struts' in Disney Channel's Original 'Teen Beach Movie' and 'Teen Beach 2.’ She was one of the original members of 'Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet' in NYC where she performed works by Crystal Pite, Ohad Naharin, and Benoit Swan Pouffer. Jessica co-choreographed on SYTYCD. Jessica has performed on stages around the world, as well as on 'DWTS', 'SYTYCD', 'X Factor', 'Glee', 'The Voice', 'American Idol', 'The View', 'Good Morning America', 'The Rosie Show', and 'Shake it Up'. She is also featured in the viral in flight safety video by 'Virgin America'. Jessica is inspired by truth, depth, and the limitless imagination.
Michael Waldrop is a member of Theater Koblenz in Germany. He is a part of the Joffrey Ballet summer intensive faculty, and a former member of State street ballet and the Dance Arts faculty.