• Hot Spot: SAFE with Alexandre Munz

    In Europe, the acclaimed SAFE training is known an “impactive and transformative experience”. Created and taught by French dancer choreographer Alexandre Munz, class begins with the innovative SAFE Floor movements, a powerful stimulant for the spine and the central nervous system, a multi-awarded therapeutical approach extremely successful among dancers and athletes at the highest level.

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  • Baby Moves with Rebecca Haseltine

    Learn to move with your baby. Class for infants 0-12 months and their caregivers. Pregnant women welcome!

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  • Hot Spot: SAFE with Alexandre Munz

    In Europe, the acclaimed SAFE training is known an “impactive and transformative experience”. Created and taught by French dancer choreographer Alexandre Munz, class begins with the innovative SAFE Floor movements, a powerful stimulant for the spine and the central nervous system, a multi-awarded therapeutical approach extremely successful among dancers and athletes at the highest level.

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  • Global Dance Passport: Street Jazz with Rena Marie Guidry

    Join Rena Marie for an opportunity to step on stage and dance fully and expressively in this Street Jazz workshop. Drawing on Rena’s training in Jazz and hip hop, you will experience a rich warm up aimed at strengthening your core and legs, to support strong expansive movement. You will have the opportunity to dance big, with grace, as well as, power. 

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  • Hot Spot: SAFE with Alexandre Munz

    In Europe, the acclaimed SAFE training is known an “impactive and transformative experience”. Created and taught by French dancer choreographer Alexandre Munz, class begins with the innovative SAFE Floor movements, a powerful stimulant for the spine and the central nervous system, a multi-awarded therapeutical approach extremely successful among dancers and athletes at the highest level.

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  • Contact Improvisation with Rosemary Hannon

    This series of classes will focus on: using biomechanical principles to creategreater range and freedom in moving in/out of weight sharing increasing readiness for rolling, surfing, falling and flying through body organization and movement patterning listening to touch/sensation as inspiration for improvisation. Drop-ins welcome. ODC class passes accepted, or pay a $15 drop in fee per class.

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  • Global Dance Passport: Belly Dance with Jill Parker

    In this workshop we invite intermediate and advanced students to learn and perform an original Jill Parker choreography to Sensual Chifti by Eddie the Sheik Kochak. In this fun, encouraging and focused atmosphere, the performance opportunity will help bring your dancing to a new level.  This workshop series is a community building experience. Over the years we have seen lifelong friendships and collaborations born of Jill's performance workshops. This workshop will also serve as an informal audition for future professional and semi-professional work with Jill Parker and Little Egypt.

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  • Global Dance Passport: Flamenco with Danica Sena 

    Elegant, Dynamic, Rhythmic, Expressive, and Poetic. Awaken your senses, passions and creativity with an exclusive Flamenco performance opportunity. Open to all levels. Internationally-acclaimed master flamenco and Spanish dance teacher/choreographer Danica Sena has created, performed and produced over 200 original works for television, independent film and stage in Spain (where she resided from 1991-2000) as well as throughout Japan, Czech Republic, Mexico and the U.S. Her movement, musical, literary and directorial expertise land her theatrical, operatic, orchestral and cinematic collaborations on a regular basis.

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  • Global Dance Passport: Tap with Bruce Biada

    Enjoy and enhance your tap technique while learning and honing your skills as a performer with Bruce Biada in our Global Passport performance workshop! Bruce Biada has choreographed, performed and taught dance professionally in the SF Bay Area for 30+ years including work on the East Coast and abroad. His work has encompassed industrial/commercial work as well as studio and company concerts. Extensive early training in several dance styles adds to the diversity of his work. Bruce enjoys imparting many styles, ranging from the classics to the current, absorbing & infusing different styles, with innovative whimsy and humor scattered throughout...and, at times, tapping outside of the box.

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  • Hot Spot: SAFE with Alexandre Munz

    In Europe, the acclaimed SAFE training is known an “impactive and transformative experience”. Created and taught by French dancer choreographer Alexandre Munz, class begins with the innovative SAFE Floor movements, a powerful stimulant for the spine and the central nervous system, a multi-awarded therapeutical approach extremely successful among dancers and athletes at the highest level.

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  • Baby Moves with Rebecca Haseltine

    Learn to move with your baby. Class for infants 0-12 months and their caregivers. Pregnant women welcome!

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  • Hot Spot: SAFE with Alexandre Munz

    In Europe, the acclaimed SAFE training is known an “impactive and transformative experience”. Created and taught by French dancer choreographer Alexandre Munz, class begins with the innovative SAFE Floor movements, a powerful stimulant for the spine and the central nervous system, a multi-awarded therapeutical approach extremely successful among dancers and athletes at the highest level.

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  • Global Dance Passport: Street Jazz with Rena Marie Guidry

    Join Rena Marie for an opportunity to step on stage and dance fully and expressively in this Street Jazz workshop. Drawing on Rena’s training in Jazz and hip hop, you will experience a rich warm up aimed at strengthening your core and legs, to support strong expansive movement. You will have the opportunity to dance big, with grace, as well as, power. 

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  • Pride Workshop Series with Rory Davis

    RORYOGRAPHY is a dance/aerobics/theater class intended for all skill sets and levels of experience. The class consists of humorous "follow-in-the-moment" routines intended to make you laugh and sweat equally.  A true only-in-San-Francisco experience, RORYOGRAPHY brings everyone from children to drag queens together in a joyous celebration of movement.  Outrageous costuming is encouraged but not required. 

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  • 2017 Walking Distance Dance Festival

    Now in its sixth year, the Walking Distance Dance Festival features premieres by Bay Area artists, inviting our public to experience work across the ODC Campus and the Mission District. Featuring performances by The Foundry, FACT/SF, Fauxnique, and tinypistol over the course of two weeks.

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  • Contact Improvisation with René Alvarez

    This class series will draw upon Contact Improvisation's roots as a performance project and review the skills and techniques that this form has brought to us over the last 45 years. Our training and investigation intends to expand our partnering vocabulary and to help us safely improvise in a fast-paced dynamic environment.  Dancers will be offered the somatic and architectural tools to know how to lift and how to be lifted regardless of size and strength. 

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  • Global Dance Passport: Belly Dance with Jill Parker

    In this workshop we invite intermediate and advanced students to learn and perform an original Jill Parker choreography to Sensual Chifti by Eddie the Sheik Kochak. In this fun, encouraging and focused atmosphere, the performance opportunity will help bring your dancing to a new level.  This workshop series is a community building experience. Over the years we have seen lifelong friendships and collaborations born of Jill's performance workshops. This workshop will also serve as an informal audition for future professional and semi-professional work with Jill Parker and Little Egypt.

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  • Global Dance Passport: Contemporary with Kristin Damrow

    In Kristin Damrow’s Contemporary Workshop, beginning and intermediate dancers will have the opportunity to step deep inside the mind of a choreographer. Over the course of this ten-week workshop, dancers will work as a cohesive group and learn the creative process of building narrative through movement. They will learn choreography, dissect and rearrange phrase work, and refine partner work by sharing weight and developing trust with each another. This unique opportunity is specially designed for students who are curious to learn more about contemporary dance though the process of choreography and performance.  

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  • Global Dance Passport: Flamenco with Danica Sena 

    Elegant, Dynamic, Rhythmic, Expressive, and Poetic. Awaken your senses, passions and creativity with an exclusive Flamenco performance opportunity. Open to all levels. Internationally-acclaimed master flamenco and Spanish dance teacher/choreographer Danica Sena has created, performed and produced over 200 original works for television, independent film and stage in Spain (where she resided from 1991-2000) as well as throughout Japan, Czech Republic, Mexico and the U.S. Her movement, musical, literary and directorial expertise land her theatrical, operatic, orchestral and cinematic collaborations on a regular basis.

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  • 2017 Walking Distance Dance Festival

    Now in its sixth year, the Walking Distance Dance Festival features premieres by Bay Area artists, inviting our public to experience work across the ODC Campus and the Mission District. Featuring performances by The Foundry, FACT/SF, Fauxnique, and tinypistol over the course of two weeks.

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