Low Intermediate Ballet

LOW-INTERMEDIATE BALLET with Kaitlin McCarthy
Mondays / 6-7:30PM
Kawasaki Studio
$15 Drop-In / $12 Friend

A weekly ballet practice focused on building strength, centering, and intermediate skills in an upbeat, come-as-you-are, non-competitive environment. Perfect for contemporary dancers, older dancers, graduating beginners, and folks looking for an additional day at the barre to work on their own goals. This class is appropriate for students with a solid grasp of foundational ballet steps who wish to increase speed, endurance, and variation. Class will be paced to keep dancers moving, with a mix of classical and contemporary ballet exercises.

about the artist

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Kaitlin McCarthy

KAITLIN MCCARTHY is a dance artist operating in Seattle, WA since 2010.

She grew up dancing in Ann Arbor, Michigan and continued dancing on the East coast, where she graduated summa cum laude from Mt Holyoke College. In Seattle she has danced with over a dozen local artists and has choreographed work for Velocity Dance CenterOn the BoardsEvoke ProductionsBOOST Dance FestivalWashington Ensemble Theatre, SOIL Gallery, SIDF, and several self-produced shows, including HOT MESS and Eight Abigails.

Improvisation and experimentation are driving forces in her work, guided by intuition, intellectualism, and a midwestern work ethic.

Kaitlin is a member of the Seattle Contact Improvisation Labteaches dance at Velocity, and is the Editor of SeattleDances. As a freelance writer she has published over 100 articles for City Arts Magazine, SeattleDances, and Dance International Magazine.

She regularly dances with Alice Gosti as a core member of MALCARNE CO and makes collaborate works with Jenny Peterson as The Bonnies.

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