Open Company Classes
COME MOVE WITH US!
RDC is excited to offer in-person open classes! Classes are suitable for high intermediate/advanced pre-professional or professional dancers, usually 16+.
New Class Address: 7909 Big Bend Blvd, Webster Groves, MO 63119
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.
Mondays, 9 - 10:30am
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.
Wedesdays, 10 - 11am
Emmi Small became STOTT Pilates mat certified in 2019. Her classes offer a physical challenge for practitioners of all levels, while allowing room for modifications for different bodies, abilities, and comfort zones.
Thursdays, 9 - 10:30am
Join us for a rotating selection of advanced modern and contemporary offerings, including classes by Xi Zhao, Emily Duggins Ehling, Kami Miller, and more. See our registration form for specifics
Tuesdays, 9 - 10:30am
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.
Wednesdays, 11 - 12:30pm
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 have you flying through space.