Rise Workshop

Rise Workshop


Rise Workshop is designed to help young dancers ages 11-18 get a jump start on their New Year’s dance goals, resume building, and learning the nuances of contemporary dance. Explore the sub-genres of contemporary dance as guided by the professional dancers of Wasatch Contemporary Dance Co. while finding your personal voice as a dancer and learning how to fully express that voice through technique, improvisation and composition. 


Saturday, January 25, 2020
Just Dance Arts Academy, Lehi
9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
For intermediate and advanced dancers ages 11-18
Register HERE!

*Need help deciding which level to sign up for? Please do not hesitate to email us at wasatchcontemporary@gmail.com if you have any questions!
*A waiver form must be signed by a legal guardian before registration is considered complete. This form will be emailed to you after registering.




9:30-10:00 AM Check in
10:00-11:00 AM Contemporary Technique
A return to modern roots and how these principles carry us
into the athleticism and power of current contemporary movement.
11:15-12:15 PM Floor Work
A study in groundedness and yielding into the floor to create powerful and effortless movement into and out of the earth.
12:15-12:30 Word from our sponsors and performance by WCDC
12:30-1:10 PM Lunch break (Six Sisters Cafe and Grill food truck will be here for this event!)
1:10-2:00 Acro Contemporary Dance and Partnering
The fusion of acrobatics and inversions into contemporary dance, as well as safe partner lifting skills and how to protect your alignment during partner work.
2:10-3:00 Improvisation and Composition
Tapping into inner movement vocabulary while suspending judgement. Tools to give structure to improvised movement to create phrases, combos and small group works.


Dress code: Please wear comfortable, athletic clothing that is not unnecessarily revealing. Appropriate examples include leotards with tights, athletic tanks, jogging leggings, exercise capris, dance shorts, etc. Dancers may want long sleeves or other covering layers for floor work class, but please no excessively baggy attire. No dance shoes are required but dancers may wear socks, ballet shoes or contemporary half soles if desired. Knee pads are recommended but not required.

Rise Workshop Jan 2020
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