SCDT's Hawley St. Ballet



School for Contemporary Dance and Thought (33 Hawley St., Northampton, MA 01060, Northampton MA)

Students will be invited into contemporary approaches to ballet techniques that include kindness, rigor, coordination, curiosity, and specificity.  Together, we will deepen physical exploration and expand knowledge of movement vocabulary.  In these classes, dancers will learn and increase familiarity with ballet terminology, and apply anatomical information for maximized freedom within form, function, and joy.An experiential and somatic approach to Ballet.Open to all levels who want to train together in a supportive environment. This program is for anyone who loves ballet, especially the people whom ballet has left out. Reimagine the standard components of a ballet class and prioritize joy, generosity, play, mutual admiration, and virtuosity.