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Click here for a Summer Registration form you can print & mail, register online with the link below, or call 585-454-4596.

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Alternative Dance Styles
PRE-CARIBBEAN DANCE & CREATIVE MOVEMENT
Adrienne Santucci, Instructor 
Thursdays, 4:15-5:00 pm 
ages 4-6 
Join this creative movement class with a Caribbean flair! Experience a fusion of multicultural influences, make dances, and explore stories.

BEGINNING CARIBBEAN-LATIN
Nydia Padilla-Rodriguez, Instructor 
Mondays, 5:15-6:15 pm
ages 7-11 
Experience the Latin flavor and fusion of African, Taino Arawak, and Spanish influences of Caribbean dance.

INTERMEDIATE LATIN & MODERN FUSION
Nydia Padilla-Rodriguez, Instructor 
Mondays, 6:15-7:15
ages 12-15 
Enjoy Latin rhythms and techniques rooted in Caribbean style, blended with modern dance!

NEW! CHILDREN’S JAZZ DANCE
Rachelle Zambito, Instructor
Tuesdays, 6:00-7:00 pm
ages 7-12 
Basic coordination and movement isolation involved in jazz technique, using a variety of music styles including jazz and Top 40. Classes are highly energetic and include warm-up, center, and traveling combinations. 

NEW! HIP HOP 
Adrianne Santucci, Instructor
Thursdays, 5:00-6:00 pm
ages 7-12
Get jammin’ and groove to today’s hits as you learn the latest moves of this popular dance craze!

SPANISH FLAMENCO I & II
Lisa Piccione, Instructor
Wednesdays, 5:30-7:00 pm
ages 14-adult
Learn to combine Flamenco's fancy footwork with the grace inherent in the arms, hands, and body movements. Enjoy a brief historical and cultural introduction to this traditional and cultural dance form. An introduction to coplas of sevillanas with castanets and Flamenco exercises and choreographies.
  
SPANISH FLAMENCO III & IV
Lisa Piccione, Instructor
Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30 pm
ages 14-adult
Expand skills learned in Flamenco I & II with new choreography for castanets and Flamenco, and the introduction of new "palos.”

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY! Selected summer dance students have the opportunity to participate in our Summer Student Dance Showcase on Friday, August 18 at 7:30 pm. The Summer Gala is an event planned and run by students – students work on production, costumes, choreography, and all other aspects of the performance.  All registered summer dance students can audition for the performance, and student directors are chosen by Dance Department co-chairs in consultation with the Hochstein Dance Faculty. Feel free to contact Diane Lewis at diane.lewis@hochstein.org for more information.

Click here for the At-a-Glance schedule of summer dance classes and the class fees.