Dance and Music

Guitar class

Guitar

guitar class

Guitar

latin rhythm class

Latin Dance

hip hop class

Hip Hop Dance

Fall 2019 Mini Courses

Register for Dance and Music Mini Courses this fall!

Playing Guitar - Basics for Beginning

Instructor: Jonah Brooks

  • Mondays: 5 pm - 6 pm, October 14 - November 25
    • Fee: $115 NU / $125 Public

This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of music. Lessons will include a contrast of learning simple songs, exercises to build motor skills, and other key topics.

* Guitars are not provided. Guitars can be rented at Guitar Works in Evanston.

Playing Guitar - Intermediate Skills

Instructor: Jonah Brooks

  • Mondays: 6 pm - 7 pm, October 14 - November 25
    • Fee: $115 NU / $125 Public

This course will focus on slightly more challenging studies of the guitar. Lessons will include a contrast of exercise to build motor skills, improvisation, and other key topics.

* Guitars are not provided.

Guitars can be rented at Guitar Works in Evanston.

Beginners International Latin

Instructor: Masha Gasyuchenko

  • Tuesdays: 7:30 pm - 9 pm, October 15 - November 26
    • Fee: $95 NU / $105 Public

This course will provide an introduction to Latin Ballroom basics,including the Cha-Cha, Samba, Rumba, and Jive. It will also familiarize students with traditional and popular ballroom dances. We will incorporate basics steps into mini-routines. Starting with slow music we will work our way up to regular tempo (speed). No experience or partner is needed. Wear comfortable clothing/attire.

*There will be no class on Tuesday, October 29

Beginners American Smooth

Instructor: Masha Gasyuchenko

  • Mondays: 6 pm - 7:30 pm, October 15 - November 26
    • Fee: $95 NU / $105 Public

This course will provide an introduction to American Smooth basics, including the Slow Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, and Foxtrot. It will also familiarize students with the traditional step of standard ballroom dancing. We will incorporate basics steps into mini-routines. Starting with slow music we will work our way up to regular tempo (speed). No experience or partner is needed. Wear comfortable clothing/attire.

*There will be no class on Tuesday, October 29

Hip Hop for Beginners

Instructor: Gabriela Ortiz

  • Mondays: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm, October 14 - November 25
    • Fee: $95 NU / $105 Public

This course will focus on the techniques of Hip Hop (street/urban) dance styles. Through the introduction of foundational vocabularies of specific dance and their social and cultural contexts, students will develop proficiency in core techniques that are seen across a wide variety of Hip Hop dance styles. Students will practice proper alignment and posture for hip-hop dance, perform hip-hop isolations, grooves, footwork and basic movements such as popping, locking and waves and develop rhythmic interpretation of the movements to music. Wear comfortable clothing and sneakers. Come to dance and have fun!

Hip Hop Intermediate Level

Instructor: Gabriela Ortiz

  • Mondays: 8:45 pm - 9:45 pm, October 14 - November 25
    • Fee: $95 NU / $105 Public

This course will focus on the techniques of Hip Hop (street/urban) dance styles. Students will develop proficiency in core techniques that are seen across a wide variety of Hip Hop dance styles. Students will practice proper alignment and posture and perform hip-hop isolations, grooves, footwork, popping and waves. Additionally, students will develop improvisational skills, performance quality, and musicality. Wear comfortable clothing and sneakers. Come to dance and have fun!