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Desert Dance Theatre’s July Dance Series & Auditions (PHX)
July 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm MST$15 – $80
Desert Dance Theatre’s 40th Anniversary Season 2019-20
JULY DANCE SERIES & AUDITIONS
Call for Male & Female Dancers
Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00pm-9:00pm
July 8 – 31, 2019
Dance Theater West
3925 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018
AUDITIONS will be held in conjunction with the JULY DANCE SERIES
Audition & Interview: 7:30pm-9:00pm
Class Schedule & Instructors
July 8 & 10 Alicia-Lynn Nascimento Castro
July 15 & 17 Jenny Gerena
July 22 & 24 Jeremiah Jenkins
July 29 & 31 Candy Jimenez
Cost: $15 Single Class / $25 Per Week for Two Classes / $80 All Four Weeks
PAY in person at the door by check or cash or request PayPal invoice
RSVP REQUIRED: Contact gro.ertaehTecnaDtreseDnull@asiL
Interested in dancing with the company? Please see applications for further details.
AUDITION APPLICATION: https://forms.gle/uMo7TFWnJW92wFbW9
Have flexible schedule and be available to rehearse and perform.
Be versatile and have performance experience in modern dance.
Experience in other dance forms and performing arts disciplines is a PLUS.
Must be responsible with reliable transportation.
Regularly scheduled classes/rehearsals:
Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00pm-9:00pm
Saturdays from 1:00pm-4:00pm and/or some Sundays as needed
Schedule may vary as needed, especially during the summer.
We understand that dancers may have jobs and other obligations, so we will consider that when casting and scheduling.
Rehearsals will begin ASAP!
DDT Members are compensated for DDT Sponsored Events & Fee Engagements!
INFO & RSVP: gro.ertaehTecnaDtreseDnull@asiL or CALL/TEXT 602-740-9616
JULY 15 & 17 “THE SENSING BODY” (Modern/Contemporary)
Instructor: Jenny Gerena
Jenny Gerena is a Phoenix based dance artist and photographer. She is an alumna of Scottsdale Community College, Sam Houston State and Arizona State University, where she received an MFA in Dance in 2016. Currently Jenny serves as Adjunct Faculty in Dance at Glendale CC and Scottsdale CC. She has presented her work at the Florida Dance Festival, Multi-Purpose Project (NYC), Breaking Ground Dance Festival (AZ), BlakTinx Dance Festival (AZ), The Dance Gallery Festival (TX & NYC) and The Phoenix Art Museum. Jenny’s most recent honor is being named “Best Dancer” by the Phoenix New-Times in the 2018 Phoenix Best Of Phoenix publication, where she was recognized for her woman centric work stating: “Gerena uses the female body to write the poetry of women’s strength and solidarity through movement.”
Class Description: “THE SENSING BODY” (Modern/Contemporary)
This class will explore movement centered in Modern and Contemporary Dance techniques such as floorwork, quadruped movement and momentum-driven pathways. Dancers will ground the body using strong weighted movements and progress into large, fully embodied expressions using imagery and qualitative language to enhance the mind and body sensation. Guided explorations, choreographed phrase work and a variety of music will be utilized to create a movement experience where dancers are left feeling the liveliness of their body and spirit.
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