ADULT CLASS CALENDAR

Adult in person classes: Weekly Schedule

ADULT BEG/INT BALLET: TUESDAY 7:00-8:30 PM WITH WENDY CLARK
Wendy Clark has an M.A in Ballet Pedagogy from NYU and is a certified ABT Curriculum teacher for all levels (pre-primary to Level 7 and pas de deux). She danced professionally with the Eugene Ballet Company, City Ballet of San Diego, and Ballet Spokane. In addition to teaching for American Theater Dance Workshop, she is currently a teaching artist for American Ballet Theater and teaches ballet at Brooklyn Ballet.
OPTIONAL POINTE CLASS 8:30 PM - 9:00 PM (additional $10)
*This is a premium class*
*Mask Required for this CLASS*
ADULT INT/ADV BALLET: WEDNESDAY 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM WITH lupe serrano
Born in Santiago, Chile, Lupe Serrano is of Spanish and French heritage.Beginning her training in Chile at the age of four, Serrano continued her studies when her family moved to Mexico City, where at the age of thirteen she made her professional debut with the Mexico City Ballet. Before leaving Mexico City in 1951, Serrano had established herself as Mexico’s leading ballerina and had broadened her training by studying modern dance, folk dance, and the dramatic arts. Upon her arrival in New York, Serrano joined the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo as a soloist and toured the United States,Canada and Venezuela.In 1953 she joined American Ballet Theatre as a principal dancer. Before her retirement in 1971, Serrano rose to the position of prima ballerina and danced more than fifty different roles in such ballet classics as Swan Lake, Giselle, Les Sylphides, La Fille Mal Gardée, Aurora’s Wedding, and most of the virtuoso pas de deux. She also performed contemporary ballets by Balanchine, Dollar, Lander, Robbins, Tudor and other esteemed choreographers. Serrano also participated in several American Ballet Theatre international tours where she was acclaimed by audiences in South America, Europe and the Soviet Union. Lupe Serrano began her teaching career at the University of Milwaukee and at the College Conservatory of Milwaukee in 1968 while she was still performing with American Ballet Theatre. After she retired from the stage in 1971, she served as Assistant Director at the National Academy of Arts in Illinois.In 1974 she joined the Pennsylvania Ballet as company teacher and head of the apprentice program where she served as the School Director from 1975-1983. She later resigned this position to allow time for guest teaching. *this is a premium class*
ADULT BEG/INT BALLET: THURSDAY 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM with FLeur Israel
Fleur Israel had had an active and successful career as a professional dancer in many ballet companies, as well as on Broadway and television. Ms. Israel is a graduate of the High School of Performing Arts where she trained in classical ballet, modern and jazz. For thirty years she has taught ballet on Long Island primarily at the American Theater Dance Workshop and she has had extensive experience as the coordinator of summer intensive programs and as an assistant for children’s training to internationally renowned Ali Pourfarrokh. In addition to her own success as a professional dancer, Ms. Israel brings her expertise as a teacher and mentor to students who study at the American Theater Dance.
ADULT INT/ADV BALLET: Thursday & friDAY 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM WITH veronica lynn
Veronica Lynn, a native of New York City, began her dance training at the Pennsylvania Ballet School. Among her teachers was her mother, former American Ballet Theatre Principal dancer Lupe Serrano. At age 17 she joined the Pennsylvania Ballet Company and performed principal roles in the Nutcracker, Serenade, and Merce Cunninghams’s Arcade.
Ms. Lynn then joined American Ballet Theatre where she danced from 1985-1999. As a soloist, her extensive repertoire included variations in La Bayadere, Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Etudes, Coppelia and Cinderella. She performed principal roles in Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, Symphonie Concertante, Ballet Imperial, Bouree Fantasque and the Nutcracker. She was also featured in many ballets by Tudor, Macmillan, Ashton, Kylian and Massine. 
Ms. Lynn also toured with “Suzanne Farrell Stages the Masters of 20th Centure Ballet” where her roles included Bejart’s Romeo and Juliet pas de deux, Robbin’s Afternoon of a Faun, Balanchine’s Apollo, Meditation pas de deux and Divertimento No. 15.
*This is a Premium Class*
ADULT Beg/INT Theater Jazz: THURSDAY 6:30 PM - 8:00PM
Josie McSwane is a New York based Dancer, Choreographer, Actor and Singer. She earned her BFA in Dance Studies from Long Island Post University and received her certification as an instructor for the Zena Rommett Floor-Barre® Technique. Ms. McSwane spent some time in Los Angeles where she focused on her hip-hop training and performed as a backup dancer for singer/songwriter Abrina. In later years, she had the opportunity to perform with the Martha Graham Dance company through a residency led by associate dance director, Susan Kikuchi. She performed with, formerly known, Broadhollow Theatre Company, and choreographed for some of their children’s theatre productions. In addition to Ms. McSwane’s dance training, she has trained in various acting methods such as Stanislovsky, Meisner and Strasberg and has acted in and directed numerous short plays as well as acting in short films. Josie has received vocal training in her youth as well as continuing on through college and dedicated some time in her performing career to her music. She wrote and recorded an EP called “Levels” that she performed live at local venues and had the opportunity to be featured with other local artists. Miss Josie is honored to be able to share her knowledge and passion with the incredible students at American Theater Dance Workshop and she hopes to inspire her students of any genre to pursue their dreams and never stop. (*this is a Premium Class)
ADULT INT/ADV BALLET: sunDAY 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM WITH LUPE SERRANO
Born In Santiago, Chile, Lupe Serrano Is Of Spanish And French Heritage. Beginning Her Training In Chile At The Age Of Four, Serrano Continued Her Studies When Her Family Moved To Mexico City, Where At The Age Of Thirteen She Made Her Professional Debut With The Mexico City Ballet. Before Leaving Mexico City In 1951, Serrano Had Established Herself As Mexico’s Leading Ballerina And Had Broadened Her Training By Studying Modern Dance, Folk Dance, And The Dramatic Arts. Upon Her Arrival In New York, Serrano Joined The Ballet Russe De Monte Carlo As A Soloist And Toured The United States, Canada And Venezuela.In 1953 She Joined American Ballet Theatre As A Principal Dancer. Before Her Retirement In 1971, Serrano Rose To The Position Of Prima Ballerina And Danced More Than Fifty Different Roles In Such Ballet Classics As Swan Lake, Giselle, Les Sylphides, La Fille Mal Gardée, Aurora’s Wedding, And Most Of The Virtuoso Pas De Deux. She Also Performed Contemporary Ballets By Balanchine, Dollar, Lander, Robbins, Tudor And Other Esteemed Choreographers. Serrano Also Participated In Several American Ballet Theatre International Tours Where She Was Acclaimed By Audiences In South America, Europe And The Soviet Union. Lupe Serrano Began Her Teaching Career At The University Of Milwaukee And At The College Conservatory Of Milwaukee In 1968 While She Was Still Performing With American Ballet Theatre. After She Retired From The Stage In 1971, She Served As Assistant Director At The National Academy Of Arts In Illinois. In 1974 She Joined The Pennsylvania Ballet As Company Teacher And Head Of The Apprentice Program Where She Served As The School Director From 1975-1983. She Later Resigned This Position To Allow Time For Guest Teaching. *This Is A Premium Class*

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Rates
Premium Class (with live piano Accompaniment): $25 Single class, $250 10 class card
Regular Class: $23 Single Class, $225 10 class card

*All class cards will expire 6 months from the date of purchase.

*You may “step up” your Ten Class card, for $2 cash per class to attend a Premium Class.

* If it is your final class on your Ten Class card, your “step up” rate will be $7

* In the event that a pianist or set teacher is not available for a given class, a Premium Class is still charged at the rate of $25  

COVID-19: aDULT DANCERS (Ages 16 and older) THAT CAN VERIFY THEIR VACCINATION STATUS MAY ELECT TO DANCE WITHOUT A MASK* - THIS CONDITION MAY CHANGE AT ANY MOMENT BASED UPON THE MOST UP TO DATE GUIDANCE FROM THE CDC.(08/08/2021)
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