Open Company Classes


Open classes are held Monday and Thursday only, 9 - 10:15 CST, between June 3rd and July 2nd for our off season. These classes are donation based (Venmo @resiliencedancecompanystl) and can be registered for by reaching out to one of the company members, emailing us, or DMing us on social media. We'll see you back July 5th for the start of our 3rd season! 

Improv Jams will still be held every other Sunday from 5-6 throughout the summer and can still be registered for using our form above. 

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RDC is excited to offer both in-person and virtual open classes! Classes are suitable for high intermediate/advanced pre-professional or professional dancers, usually 16+.

All classes are only $5 each.

 We offer affordable, accessible classes for the working dancer as part of our mission of putting artists first. Our classes are thoughtfully curated with a diverse mix of offerings to sustain our own company, independent artists, and pre-professional dancers. 


We specifically fundraise in order to offer our classes at such a discounted rate and are grateful for our community's ongoing support. If you'd like to support our continued offering of $5 classes, please consider donating here.

Emily Haussler Ballet

Adv. Ballet

Mondays 9 - 10:15

RDC Director Emily Haussler leads a restorative, advanced ballet class with bodily autonomy in mind and plenty of modification options. Her focus is on cultivating functional technique, artistry, and joy. Footwear optional - ballet shoes, socks or barefoot work.

Kami Miller Contemporary Modern

Contemporary Modern

*Thursdays 9 - 10:15

RDC Dancer Kami Miller leads a modern technique class focused on breath and release, floorwork, and finding momentum. Her class starts on the floor and progresses through an across the floor series into a final center combination.  Barefoot preferred. 

Modern Improv

*Tuesdays 9 - 10

Washington University Professor David Marchant leads a modern class rooted in improvisation and Alexander techniques, focusing on principles such as counterbalance, falling, tone and release, vision for dance, and more. Barefoot and kneepads preferred.

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Company Rotation Classes

*Fridays 9 - 10:15

Join us on Fridays for fresh offerings by RDC Company Dancers - we've done everything from Contemporary Ballet, to Latin Fusion, to Improv and more! Pull up the registration form to see what's being offered.

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Alternating Sundays 5 - 6pm

Local dancer, choreographer, teacher and all around phenomenal human Sam Gaitsch leads an improv jam every other Sunday. Get ready to be silly and sweat it out with fellow dancers in a judgement free space! Improv Jams are donation based. Register below.

Get in Touch!

What classes would you like to see us offer? We are always open to suggestions and looking for ways we can better serve our local community. Contact us with ideas below!

*check details in registration form. Sometimes classes are offered on different days