Open Company Classes

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MOVE WITH US!

 

 

 

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 mix of offerings to sustain our own company, independent artists, and pre-professional dancers. 

Classes are suitable for high intermediate/advanced pre-professional or professional dancers, usually 16+.

Morning Classes: Skystone Conservatory of the Arts

7909 Big Bend Blvd, Webster Groves, MO 63119

Evening Classes: Intersect Arts Center

3636 Texas Ave, St. Louis, MO 63118

Cost: $5 - $10

FALL CLASSES 2022

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Mondays, 9am - 10:15am

COMPANY IMPROVISATION

David Marchant

Washington University Professor David Marchant leads a company improvisation class designed to practice functional parameters for presence and performance. Explorations include time, energy, tone, vision and more. Only open to drop in students once a month.

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Tuesdays, 9am - 10:30am 

ADV. MODERN

Rotating Teachers

Emily Duggins Ehling, Xi Zhao, Omar Olivas, and more teach their own unique variations on a modern class. Join us for floorwork, release techniques, conditioning, and combos that will have you flying through space. See registration form below for the teaching schedule.

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Wednesdays, 10am - 11am 

PILATES

Emmi Small

Certified Pilates Instructor Emmi Small leads a drop-in mat Pilates class. No equipment required - stop in for a full body workout that both challenges you and allows you to move at your own pace.

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Wednesdays, 11am - 12:30pm

CONTEMPORARY BALLET

Jennifer Medina

Longtime St. Louis teacher and choreographer Jen Medina leads a soul-centering contemporary ballet practice. Expansive and refreshing, Jen's class will both get you on your legs and challenge you to move off center.

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Thursdays, 9am - 10:30am

ADV. BALLET

Emily Haussler

RDC Director Emily Haussler leads an advanced ballet class with bodily autonomy in mind and plenty of modification options. Her focus is on cultivating functional technique, artistry, and joy. 

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Thursdays, 6:30pm - 8pm

Int./Adv. Contemporary Modern

Michelle Parkhurst

RDC Company Dancer Michelle Parkhurst teaches an evening contemporary modern class at Intersect Arts Center.