Class XChange #2: Chacarera Simple Class and Contemporary Modern Class

Sunday, July 7, 2024
2 – 4PM

Join Queensboro Dance Festival for dance classes taught by the 2024 Queensboro Dance Festival choreographers at Modega Studio in Long Island City.

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Location: Modega Studio

11-05 44th Ave, Queens, NY 11101

Transportation: 7 Train to Court Square Station, E train to Court Sq 23rd St, F train to 21st St Queensbridge Station. Limited street parking.

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Proficient dancers trained in a different technique are welcome to take class. We invite you to try a new dance technique! Free to attend, professional open level.

2:00-3:00pm Chacarera Simple Class

You will learn the basic choreography of the “Chacarera Simple”, one of the most fun and popular dances from the northern region of Argentina!

3:00-4:00pm Contemporary Modern Class

In this advanced-level contemporary modern class will explore principles of suspension and expansion. The class will combine some of the loose, breath-guided movement of the downtown dance scene, with more codified uptown movement techniques. The format will include center work, across the floor and end with a combination.

About Silvana Bizuela Weigel: Born in Argentina, professionally trained in ballet at Teatro Colon, contemporary dancer trained at Teatro Municipal G. San Martin, Folk and Tango teacher with over 27 years of experience dancing and performing. Trained by Master teachers like Gabriel Misse, Lojo Vidal, Norberto Guichenduc, Mingo and Esther Pugliese among others.

About Nicole Kadar & Dancers/a movement company: Nicole Kadar-Greene (BS: Skidmore College/ MA: Dance Education, Hunter College) is a full-time NYC Public Schools Dance Educator, a freelancer with Matthew Westerby Company, a faculty member of The Ailey School and a mother of twin boys. Her choreography has been presented throughout NYC.