Intermediate / Advanced Ballet with Dwain Travis, The Institute of Contemporary Dance Houston
Class description: Classical Ballet Class will consist of a long classical barre and some center exercises. Teachers may incorporate some strengthening exercises within their classes.
How to access class:
- Visit this link to view schedule and to book
- Confirmation email will be sent with link to the zoom meeting the day of the class. Please make sure you have the following items for before the start of class:
1- Strong internet connection
2- Download Zoom App on your device
3- Space big enough to move around
4- Ballet “Barre.” this can be a waist high chair, kitchen counter, wall, or even the back of your sofa.
5- Appropriate footwear to keep your body safe.
Instructor Bio: Dwain is a Houston native, and began training at the Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington DC at age 12. His professional career began with BAHBT in Houston, where he spent four years as Principal and Artist in Residence under Luis Fuente and Lynette Mason Gregg. Other credits include: Houston Ballet, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, the Joffrey Ballet’s JKO School, the Harid Conservatory, and Nunamaana Immersive Dance Theatre. In 2017, Dwain joined Houston Met Dance, where he performed works from Mario Zambrano, Katarzyna Skarpetowska, and Dominic Walsh among others. His first piece of choreography, Dearly Departed, was selected for the RDA/SW Dance Festival and the 2010 Craft of Choreography Conference, and further awarded the RDA Choreography Connection. His second, Pulse, was chosen for the 2012 RDA National Festival in Montreal, Canada. Other choreographic credits include: Barnstorm Dance Fest (2016), Austin Dance Project (2016 & 2017), blank/SLATE (2018), and Houston Choreographers X6 (2019). He recently became a co-founder/choreographer for Juxtapose Arts Collective in South Houston as well as inaugural member for the Houston Contemporary Dance Company.
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