Presenting our first-ever
Dec. 17-19, 2021
6 o'Clock Dance Theatre and B. MOORE DANCE join forces to bring you a dynamic, three day Winter Intensive.
Spend an entire weekend working closely with the companies visionaries: Artistic Directors Bridget L. Moore and Zach Ingram! Classes will be offered in Contemporary, Graham, Horton, Ballet (Classical), Ballet (Contemporary), Jazz, Pilates and Repertory. We will also hold a special Career Conversations workshop.
You can choose what best fits your schedule by selecting from the following options: Full Intensive, Day Pass, or Single Class.
It's your choice to let your inner artist/athlete out with an all-access pass for the full intensive (roar!) or ease into the holiday season with a class or two.
No matter what pass you choose you may also choose to attend In Person (at Contemporary Ballet Dallas) or attend Online (using Zoom) .
Space is available on first-come, first-serve basis and we expect to sell out of the In Person options more quickly.
Reserve your spot now to B. MOORE at 6 O'CLOCK! After purchase you will immediately receive your confirmation email and liability waiver.
The winter intensive schedule has a bit of everything to keep you on your toes (without the painful pointe work)! It is available to Pre-professional and Professional dancers.
Friday, Dec. 17
Ballet (contemporary approach) - Z. Ingram, 1-2:30 p.m.
Contemporary - B. Moore, 3-4:30 p.m.
Jazz - Z. Ingram, 5-6:30 p.m.
Repertory - B. Moore, 7-8:30 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 18
Pilates - B. Myers,1-2:30 p.m.
Graham - S. Cat-Hendricks, 3-4:30 p.m.
Jazz - B. Moore, 5-6:30 p.m.
Repertory - Z. Ingram- 7-8:30 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 19
Ballet - M. Uesaka, 2:30-4 p.m.
Carrer Conversations - B. Moore and Z. Ingram, 4-5 p.m.
Horton - Z. Ingram - 5:30-7 p.m.
Repertory - B. Moore and Z. Ingram - 7-8:30 p.m.
Please find class descriptions for the winter intensive below. For questions, email our Winter Intensive team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ballet Contemporary with Z. Ingram
This ballet class will have a contemporary approach at the barre and in the center, allowing the full body to contribute to the movement and not just the pose. Your sense of épaulement will be stretched as you explore getting off center in your ballet technique. Instructor Zach Ingram (a total bunhead at heart!) will ask you to investigate the full body and your absolute physical prowess by going to the end of a movement and asking, "How does that take you to the next place?" We'll rely on classical ballet technique as our the anchor, so that new exploration can happen.
Contemporary with B. Moore
Taught by Bridget L. Moore, Artistic Director of B. MOORE DANCE, this class will be centered around the fundamentals of contemporary and modern dance aesthetics. Dancers will be taken through a series of exercises that build on strength, agility and flexibility, while challenge the technique. The class will conclude with combinations, focusing on emotional connection, alignment and the use of body weight and spatial awareness.
Jazz with Z. Ingram
Turning, falling, jumping, rebounding – Zach Ingram’s choreography is sure to have you smiling and sweating at the same time! Dancers in his jazz class will enjoy a mix of jazz styles that come together to create 6 o'Clock Dance Theatre's sultry expressions. Suggested attire: any clothes you can easily move in.
Repertory with B. Moore
In this Repertory class, participants will be able to work with Artistic Director, Bridget L. Moore to learn movement vocabulary from the company's current repertoire. Moore's choreographic works provide both cultural and kinesthetic experiences rooted in African-American and global dance aesthetics. Her work is physical and technically challenging, integrating historical and cultural perspectives through research and development.
Pilates with B. Myers
This Pilates class will focus on a variety of muscle groups, emphasizing the core with each exercise. The class will be taught using slow and controlled movements, working on strength, stability, posture, proper breath control, and flexibility. (Taught by B. MOORE DANCE company member, Brittney Myers)
Graham with Sarah Cat-Hendricks
Join former Graham company dancer Sarah Cat-Hendricks to explore the movement style that reshaped American dance in the early 20th century! Graham technique will build your strength, balance, stamina and focus, while extending your kinetic vocabulary. This class will provide an introduction to fundamental Graham phrases and repertory. Suggested attire: leotard, footless tights and bare feet.
Jazz with B. Moore
Taught by B. MOORE DANCE, Artistic Director, Bridget L. Moore, this Jazz class will include a full warm-up, focusing on jazz isolations, core stability, support and expansion of movement. Combinations will be given to challenge participants technical ability, agility and quality of expression. Get ready for a fun, energetic, and dynamic class that can be individually stylized to make it your own.
Repertory with Z. Ingram
Taught by Artistic Director Zach Ingram, this class will introduce you to movement from 6 o'Clock Dance Theatre's repertory. Ingram's movement has often been described as power and polished, with ballet on the bottom and modern on top. His company dancers say "it just feels GOOD!" Get ready for a true fusion of styles (ballet, jazz and modern) in a class that promises not to disappoint.
Ballet with M. Uesaka
A graduate of Butler University's dance program and former dancer with the Montgomery Ballet, Alabama Ballet and Ballet San Antonio, Mai Uesake knows a thing or two about classical ballet technique! Come enjoy class with a 6 o'Clock Dance Theatre instructor that gives a barre that truly gets you warm and a center with intricate and interesting phrases. Class will conclude with movements across the floor that allow you to move big and have fun dancing together.
Career Conversations with Z. Ingram and B. Moore
This conversational workshop will explore career questions central to success in the dance industry. Artistic Directors, Zach Ingram and Bridget L. Moore will answer a variety of questions and leave time for a Q&A from participants. For example: What has been the key to Ingram and Moore's success in the dance industry? What is the best lesson they learned from one of mentors? What advice would they give to a fellow professional artists? What are the different types of careers for dancers? How can a dancer standout in auditions? What role does teaching play in the industry? How do choreographers hone their craft? What organizations exist for networking within the dance world? Join us as we take a deep dive into careers of two exceptional dance artists!
Horton with Z. Ingram
Former Ailvin Ailey company dancer and Artistic Director of 6 o'Clock Dance Theatre Zach Ingram continues to pass along Lester Horton’s technique the future generations. This class will work your whole body with an anatomical approach to dance that includes flexibility, strength, coordination, and body and spatial awareness to enable unrestricted, dramatic freedom of expression. Get ready for flat backs, lateral stretches, lunges, tilts and body isolations. This class is sure to make you stronger and longer while giving you insight into the creator (Lester Horton) and a man he deeply inspired (Alvin Ailey).
Repertory with Z. Ingram and B. Moore
Repertoire of B. MOORE DANCE & 6 o'Clock Dance Theatre, co-taught by Artistic Directors, Bridget L. Moore & Zach Ingram.