Youth Dance Class Information

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Summer program: Youth Ballet Workshops! (5-7 year-olds)

Dates: Thursday June 20th, June 27th, July 18th, August 1 & August 8
Time: 3:45-4:30PM

Location: 1316 S. 9th St. Phila, PA 19147

BALLET CLASS DESCRIPTION: As the foundation to many forms of dance, this class is designed to teach the fundamentals of ballet technique, while still having fun! Dancers will learn basic steps and positions at the barre and across the floor, which will be combined to simple combinations. This is a beginner class for young individuals, ages 5-7. No prior experience necessary!


Summer workshop REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

(registration encouraged, but not required)

Pricing

Questions? Contact Gracianna: classes@kyld.org

5 Class Card $75
Drop-In (one class) $15
 

MEET THE TEACHER!

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Gracianna Coscia-Collins: KYL/D’s Youth Education Manager

BIO: Gracianna is a dancer, teacher and choreographer based in the Philadelphia area. She received her BFA in dance from Temple University in 2013. Throughout her career she has worked with artists including Marion Ramirez, Francis Germillion, Rebecca Weber, Megan Mizanty, Scott McPheeters, and Tiffany Mills Dance Company, in their summer intensive and residency. Gracianna completed her 200hr yoga certification in 2016. She has worked as Dance Director at Camp Onas, Children's Sessions Assistant for Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, and as a Teacher/Administrator for ZoomDance in Philadelphia. She received the Teresa Benzwie Dance in Education Award in 2012.When she is not teaching children, she enjoys choreographing. She has recently been working on a project connecting movement to poetry. She is a co-founder of Coaction Dance Collective, founded in 2014, where she has presented numerous works. Gracianna is a member of the Camp Onas Board of Directors. She served as the Youth Education Coordinator at Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers in 2016 and was promoted to Education Manager in August 2018.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

About the youth dance program: Unique to KYL/D, CHI Awareness Practice is essential to the professional ensemble and its youth programming. CHI Awareness Practice has been cultivated for over 20 years by Artistic Director, Kun-Yang Lin, which focuses on developing the relationship of the moving body to breath, awareness, and mindfulness. These themes of breath, awareness, and mindfulness are brought into all programming at KYL/D, including youth classes.

Questions? Contact Gracianna: classes@kyld.org