Co-Curricular Offerings

Co-curricular offerings are non-curricular classes and performance opportunities that are offered to all Princeton University students free of charge. Daily ballet and weekly conditioning classes are open to all on a drop-in basis. Performance opportunities with guest ballet and contemporary choreographers are cast by auditions during the first week of classes in September for Princeton Dance Festival performances in the Berlind Theatre December 4, 5 and 6, 2015.  Students must commit to 4-6 hours of rehearsal per week throughout the fall semester.

These non-curricular classes and performance opportunities with guest choreographers are required for certificate students.

Ballet

Begins Monday, February 1st

Beginner:
Saturdays: 12:30 pm – 1:50 pm with Laurie Abramson
Patricia and Ward Hagan ’48 Dance Studio

Intermediate:
Mondays: 12:00 – 1:20 pm with Pamela Levy
Wednesdays: 12:00 – 1:20 with Kathleen Moore Tovar
Fridays: 12:00 – 1:20 pm with Laurie Abramson
3rd Floor Dance Studio at 185 Nassau Street

Intermediate / Advanced:
Tuesdays: 12:00 pm – 1:20 pm with Kathleen Moore Tovar
Thursdays: 12:00 – 1:20 pm with Kathleen Moore Tovar
Patricia and Ward Hagan ’48 Dance Studio at 185 Nassau Street

Advanced / Pre-Professional:

Saturdays: 11:00 am – 12:20 pm with Laurie Abramson
Patricia and Ward Hagan ’48 Dance Studio

FREE to all University students, alumni, and University faculty/staff

Yoga & Anatomy for Dancers

Moving beyond the mat, Yoga and Anatomy for Dancers is a yoga-based practice which incorporates fundamentals of functional anatomy, Ideokinesis, modern dance and other somatic techniques. This class integrates traditional yoga postures, movement re-patterning and improvisational explorations to develop movement/body awareness, mobility, strength and fluidity.

Begins Thursday, February 4th

All Levels:
Thursdays: 10:00 am – 11:20 am with Mecquel
Patricia and Ward Hagan ’48 Dance Studio

FREE to all University students, alumni, and University faculty/staff

Somatic Pilates

This is a Pilates class infused with somatic events for dancers, athletes and movers.  Come increase your awareness and accessibility, heightened integration, strength and ease for your activities!

Begins Tuesday, February 2nd

All levels:
Tuesdays 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. in New South 103 (small studio) with Sherry Greenspan
Saturdays 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. in New South 108 (large studio) with Sherry Greenspan

FREE to all University students, alumni and University faculty/staff

Registration & Details

Register for classes in the Dance Program Office, Room 118 at 185 Nassau Street, or contact the Dance Program Assistant, Cindy Rosenfeld at 609-258-3017 or cr17@princeton.edu.