Dance Classes - Michigan Opera Theatre

In addition to the classes listed below, click here for SUMMER DANCE at the Detroit Opera House.


Masterclasses

All classes are open to the public and free with a corresponding ticket stub or $25 without a ticket stub, and take place in the Margo V. Cohen Center for Dance in the Ford Center for Learning at the Detroit Opera House. Pre-registration in required because of space limitations.

BALLETMET
Saturday November 30, 2019, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ballet Master Class • Beginner/Intermediate level
Ages 8 to 13

MALANDAIN BALLET BIARRITZ
Saturday February 15, 2020, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Contemporary Ballet Master Class
Ages 13 and up​

DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM
Saturday March 14, 2020, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ballet Master Class • Intermediate/Advanced Level
Ages 13 and up​

AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE
Saturday April 18, 2020, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ballet Master Class • Intermediate/Advanced Level
Ages 13 and up​


Community Movement Workshop

March 4, 2020

Diaspora from Africa to America: A History Lesson in Motion
-Theara Ward, Dancing Through Barriers Teaching Artist

Join MOT and DTH to explore dance making and physical exploration, learning about the Diaspora from Africa to America and how the contributions of people from different countries in Africa impacted the evolution of American culture.

The workshop will focus on:
• Dance making • Cooperative learning • Kinesthetic community
development • Historical connections to music and dance

Wednesday, March 4 at 5:00 PM
Margo V. Cohen Center for Dance
Detroit Opera House

Free with RSVP
Kim Smith (313) 237-3251
dance@motopera.org


Ailey Experience

March 7 and 8, 2020

Join us for special technique classes with live accompanists and an in-depth study of Alvin Ailey’s classics with masterpieces such as Revelations, Blues Suite, and Night Creature. These works feature classic blues, gospel, traditional spirituals, and jazz songs that are essential to Ailey’s work.

No experience necessary and all levels are welcome!

SCHEDULE
Ages 8-12: 2:00-4:00 PM
Ages 13+: 4:15-6:45 PM​

PRICES
$50 for Saturday | Full Day Package
$50 for Sunday | Full Day Package
$80 for both days | Full Weekend Package

REGISTER