Intensives

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Summer Intensive 2018

At Loyola Marymount University

Join Us for our Summer Intensive taught by some of LA's finest dance company members. 

June  11 - 14!

Join us for an exciting four day summer intensive on the beautiful campus of Loyola Marymount University.  Our program is taught by company members, company alumni and Los Angeles based professional dancers.

Intensive technique and training with some of Los Angeles' most talented teachers.  Including guest teachers:  Clairobscur Dance alumni and certified Gaga teacher Genna Moroni, LA Dance Project's Nathan Makolandra, and Corina Kinnear.  The program also includes Clairobscur Dance repertory taught by  company members and the creation of new work with Artistic Director Laurie Sefton. 

This intensive is intended for Advanced/Professional dancers and serves as an opportunity for us to get to know you.  We carefully curate our dancers and are always looking for unique individuals to join our company.

$325 for all four days.

$295 if purchased before May 1st.

$265 if LMU student, you must have the discount code which you can apply at checkout. 

 

Your registration is not complete until we receive your completed registration form and Full payment.

For additional questions about the intensive, please contact Summer Intensive Coordinator Evan Swenson at evan@clairobscurdance.org

 

GUEST TEACHERS

 PHOTO BY Bianca Ploetti.

PHOTO BY Bianca Ploetti.

Genna Moroni graduated from the LACHSAf her training from the S.F. Conservatory of Dance, as well as by attending Gaga workshops in Israel through Batsheva Dance Company. While she was at UCLA, Genna had the opportunity to dance for Clairobscur, BODYTRAFFIC (with Barak Marshall) and Sarah Elgart. Since 2011, Genna has been fortunate to work as Barak Marshall's choreographic assistant.  In 2012, Genna was invited to become a founding member of Danielle Agami’s AteNine Dance Company. With AteNine, she performed at Jacob’s Pillow, White Bird Dance, American Dance Festival, Vishneva Fest (Moscow), Chutzpah! (Canada), and the American Platform for Dance at The Joyce. More recently Genna had the opportunity to work with Guy Shomroni and Yaniv Abraham, Shahar Binyamini and Tom Weinberger in developing new works. Outside of AteNine, Genna has been performing with and collaborating choreographically with musical artists such as Helado Negro and Jarina De Marco. She has been lucky to work with the students at LACHSA, The Windward School in Los Angeles, as well as leading open classes in Los Angeles and New York City.  She is certified as an independent Gaga teacher and is currently in the process of building on her current and past influences to lead Rich Movement Research Contemporary classes and repertory routed in dynamic and powerful physicality.

 
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Nathan B. Makolandra began dancing and choreographing in Greenville, South Carolina. He is a graduate from The Juilliard School under director Lawrence Rhodes. There he performed works by Alexander Ekman, Nacho Duato, Jerome Robbins, Bronsilava Nijinska, Eliot Feld, Sidra Bell, and Jose Limon. Nathan’s work appeared in Juilliard’s Choreographic Honors concert (2009-2012), and is a recipient of the Hector Zaraspe Award for choreography (2012).  In 2011 he placed 1st runner up for the Capezio Award for Choreographic Excellence. He collaborated with composer Jared Miller, and choreographed Richard Walters’ music video, “American Stitches.” Nathan created “Attitude du Cage” with fellow L.A. Dance Project member, has choreography featured on So You Think You Can Dance, and is a Fresh Dance Intensive faculty member. Professionally Nathan has performed the works of Benjamin Millepied, William Forsythe, Merce Cunningham, Martha Graham, Hiroaki Umeda, Emmanuel Gat, Danielle Agami, Julia Eichten, and Justin Peck in locations such as Los Angeles’ Union Station, the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, and the Gardens at the Palace of Versailles.

 
 

Corina Kinnear travels throughout the country to teach master classes, conventions, and to set choreography for studios.  She grew up teaching and choreographing at her mothers studio, Parker Dance Academy, ballet tap and jazz for ages 3 – high school.  After receiving her BFA from Dominican University with Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet she diversified her choreography to other studios and began teaching professional classes at  The Edge Performing Arts Complex .  She has continued teaching company classes for companies such as the Deutche Oper Berlin, as well as traveling as a private coach for professional and young dancers.