LAUREN SLACK MASTER CLASS

Wednesday, February 8th 8:00-9:15 pm

Intermediate/Advanced Levels Ages 11+

Fee $30.00 

Lauren was born and raised in Southern California, where she trained at Elevations dance studio under the direction of Alex Arnold Lee and Robert Prescott Lee.

In 2012 Lauren joined a Los Angeles based professional contemporary Company “MASH-UP” directed by Sarah Rodenhouse and Victoria Brown, where she traveled with the company for four years performing around the country. She has also been involved creatively directing, performing, and choreographing for artists such as Kim Petra’s and Charli XCX.

Since 2013, she continues to travel across the county to set her work on pre-professional dancers at numerous dance studios. She currently teaches in Orange County and continues to simultaneously pursue a career as a professional choreographer and dancer. 

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AZUKI UMEDA MASTERCLASS

Wednesday, February 15th 8:00-9:15 pm

Intermediate/Advanced Levels Ages 11+

Fee $30.00 

Azuki Umeda is a Chapman University graduate, receiving her B.F.A. in Dance Performance and B.A. in Integrated Educational Studies. She is currently attending CSU Long Beach to receive her M.F.A. in dance in 2023. She has worked closely with choreographers, such as Will Johnston, Paul Kirkland, Jason Young, and Tawnya Kuzia, as well as assisting different projects and classes with Jojo Gomez, Tessandra Chavez, and Brian Friedman. Recently, she was a dancer for Twenty-One Pilots’ virtual concert, and she was a dancer for FINNEAS’s music video, Shelter, choreographed by Monika Felice Smith. She has showcased her work at prestigious choreography festivals, such as the IAF Creative Exhibit, The Palm Desert Choreographic Festival, as well as the Capezio ACE Awards. She was also named “Outstanding Choreographer for 4 years” at Chapman University’s dance program. She has assisted various dance conventions, such as NUVO, Hollywood Connection, and West Coast Dance Explosion.

Azuki is a founder of her dance company, AU.THENTICITY. The company aims to create a collaborative environment for artistic exploration. With her company, she has created an in-studio company intensive, “AU.THENTIC EXPERIENCE.” Azuki is excited to work with various studios and hopes to share her knowledge across the United States.

 

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PILATES FOR DANCERS

cancelled

FEBRUARY 5, 2023

This 1.5 hour training block will focus on improving technique and learning new skills. 

Two Levels:

Level 2/3 Ages 7+ 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Level 4/5 Ages 10+ 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm 

PILATES FOR DANCERS

(Sunday Training Clinics)

FEBRUARY 12, 2023

This 1.5 hour training block will focus on improving technique and learning new skills. 

Two Levels:

Level 2/3 Ages 7+ 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Level 4/5 Ages 10+ 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm 

Register Here for Level 2/3 Register Here for Level 4/5