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Sundays, 7:00-8:00pm EST US
Zoom "Doors" Open at 6:55pm
Interactive Online Session via Zoom
Winter Session 1: January 17th to February 14th, 2021
Winter Session 2: February 21th to March 21st
Spring Session 1: April 4th to April 25th
Spring Session 2: May 2th to May 30th
Spring Session 3: June 6th to June 27th
Pre-Register for 5 Classes (winter Sessions 1 & 2, and Spring Session 2): $45 ($9/Class)
Pre-Register for 4 Classes (Spring Sessions 1 & 3): $36 ($9/Class)
Drop-In (to Any Class): $14/Class
(Register Online Below)
Take advantage of this social distancing period to advance your Latin & Ballroom footwork & body movement — solo dancing only, no partner needed. Each class will feature technique & choreography of one style of dance, including Salsa, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha, Mambo-Salsa, Samba, Bolero, Argentine Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing/Lindy, and Disco/Funk. A fun & informal experience, where style, elegance, and passion, will take over the dance floor, & fill your body with energy and confidence!
This multi-level class is suitable for adults and teens (16 & up) in moderate physical condition. All genders welcome. Intermediate & advanced students will be guided to embellish, nuance, and layer their movements.
Each session will cover new movements and combinations, so you can join any time & always learn something new!
If you Drop-In to the first class of a session, you can register for the remainder of the session prior to the 2nd class, by calling Dan (CCCA) at (617) 642-1444, and you'll pay the remainder of the Pre-Registration rate (Example: $45 - $14 = $31).
FreEMotion/LibrEMoción Repertory Company
A life-long student, performer, choreographer, and teacher of styles and fusions of Jazz, Funk, Latin, Hip Hop, Classical Ballroom, Ballet, Modern, and World/Folkloric/Ethnic dance, and Martial Arts, Dan Marshall has produced, directed, choreographed, and performed in many theatre, film, TV, commercial, and musical productions, taught for 5 years for the Performing Arts Division of UMass Amherst, and is a member of SAG-AFTRA.
Dan's choreography & dance credits include: Favorite Israeli Waltzes choreography, dancing, and partial musical arrangement for Amherst Ballet Theatre Company with the Springfield Symphony Orchestra; Café Latino premiere with his Latin-Jazz FreEMotion/LibreEMoción Repertory Company in collaboration with acclaimed artists from Tango Fever & OPED/Tango Mundo, in the styles of Salsa, Mambo, Bachata, Bolero, Cha Cha Cha, Jazz, & Argentine Tango, fused with live music & poetry; Original choreography (in collaboration with his wife Shira Price) for Acton (Theatre III), Cambridge (MIT Theatre Guild), and Colorado productions of Fiddler on the Roof, mixing authentic Jewish/Chassidic, Ukrainian, Russian, Spanish, Romanian, and Ballet genres of dance; Vintage recreations & choreography in the styles of Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers for Basically Broadway; The role of Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire with The Milton Players; Original Viennese & Folkloric Waltz choreography for Arlington Friends of the Drama's A Little Night Music (in collaboration Shira Price); Folkloric Waltz choreography & dancing (in collaboration with Shira Price) for Disney's feature film The Finest Hours; Polka choreography & dancing for Netflix's feature film The Polka King; Funk, Freestyle, & Ballroom Fusion choreography for Netflix's TV show The Society (in collaboration with Shira Price); Michael Jackson & Latin dance choreography & dancing for Justin Dean's MJ DejaVu productions; Strange Tea Modern, Jazz, partner, & Tap fusion co-choreography, dancing, singing, & poetry recital, with Jenny Herzog & Chavi Bansal for Catalyst at The Dance Complex; Hora (traditional Jewish/Israeli) choreography, singing, & dancing, & Ballroom dancing for HBO's The Plot Against America.
Dan's Sites & Contact Info
Website, Facebook, E-Mail, & (617) 642-1444
Dan Marshall Latin Dance Improv & Choreography Reel
Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, we have jump-started our online platform. We hope you can take advantage of this new feature — it's still in development, but we'll keep improving with your feedback!
COVID-19 has affected all of our lives, including our ability to work. In order to support arts instructors working tirelessly to bring virtual classes to you, and to keep classes financially feasible for all participants, we are offering this special interactive class at a rate of $9/class for those who Pre-Register for a 5-class or 4-Class session, and at $14/class for Drop-Ins (registration below). Your contribution will help towards sustaining our non-profit organization during these difficult times and increasing our cultural offerings!
How to Join this Class
Register before the class begins, making sure to include your correct E-Mail. (Registering at least a day early is encouraged & appreciated.) Upon completing your registration payment, you will automatically receive 2 E-Mails (from email@example.com), one with the payment receipt, and one with detailed participation notes & the Zoom info (we appreciate you not sharing the link). If you don't see these confirmation E-Mails within 1 to 2 minutes, please check your spam folder, or call Dan (617) 642-1444 for tech support, and we'll make sure you're all set! To help ensure a good experience for all participants, we will "open the Zoom doors" at 6:55 p.m. to verify everyone's settings, explain the interactive flow, and welcome you, and will "close the Zoom doors" at 7:10 p.m. So join up to 5 minutes early, and get ready to move and experience from wherever you are!
Official Rules & Tips for Zoom Class
- Phone users should make sure the Zoom App is downloaded prior to clicking the Zoom ID link.
- Computer users can simply click on the Zoom link to initiate a quick installation, and join the session.
- Upon joining the session, please rename yourself (first name & last name or initial), so Dan can better communicate with you during the class, and so he knows you successfully joined.
- When not speaking, please mute yourself.
- Please keep all visual and auditory sharing during the class family-friendly, and refrain from taking photos or recording video of the class.
- Only the Instructor's (Pinned) view will be recorded for archival. No video of online Students will be recorded. Students can also turn off their cameras when/if they wish to not be viewed by the Instructor or other Students.