Esplanade Presents | da:ns festival 2016

Dance

Footwork: Parents & Kids

11 Jun – 2 Oct 2016
Various timings
1hr (with breaks)
Esplanade Rehearsal Studio
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$24

For 1 adult and 1 child per session.


Children must be accompanied by an adult. One ticket admits one only.


Tickets on sale 12 Apr 2016

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Discover the joy of movement and fall in love with dance at da:ns festival’s Footwork workshops. A great way for parents and kids aged 7–10 years old to bond and have lots of fun and laughter!

There’s no better way to fall in love with dance than to try dancing yourself. Footwork gives you the opportunity to learn popular dances from the experts and pick up some moves in the months leading up to the da:ns festival, held from 13 – 23 Oct 2016. Save the dates and come celebrate dance with us!

Flamenco
11 Jun, Sat, 12pm Book now
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Flamenco is one of the most popular Spanish dance forms in the world. It exudes the charm of the gypsies, their fiery passion, and the desire to be flamboyant, and energy that radiates far beyond the constraints of the body. Be free and join us in setting the dance floor on fire at this basic Flamenco class designed specifically for parents and kids!

Come in shoes and comfortable wear and ladies, put on your midi or maxi skirts for an extra swoosh in your steps!

This international workshop is hosted by Manuel Betanzos from the renowned Academia de Manuel Betanzos, in collaboration with the Rose Borromeo Spanish Dance Singapore and SaltShaker Spanish Arts Management.

Authentic Jazz
12 Jun, Sun, 12pm SOLD OUT
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Authentic jazz is a loosely used term describing dance forms related to Jazz music. This dance form has its roots in tap, African dances and Lindy Hop. It is very expressive, easy to learn and great to dance with children through simple steps to improve sense of coordination and rhythm. Come in shoes and comfortable wear!

Conducted by Jazz Inc

K-pop
2 Jul, Sat, 12pm SOLD OUT
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K-pop originates from South Korea with heavy influence from popular music and covers a range of different dance styles such as jazz, contemporary and hip hop. Take the first step to your K-pop superstar journey with us!

Come in shoes and comfortable wear!

Conducted by Celine Jessandra School of Performing Arts

Street Dance
3 Jul, Sun, 12pm SOLD OUT
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Street Dance is an improvisational and social dance form that was developed from the streets. It is highly popular with the youths and it encourages spectators and other dancers to join in. Parents, be cool and bond with your kids over a non-conventional dance today!

Come in shoes and comfortable wear!

Conducted by Jazz Inc

Disco Rock
13 Aug, Sat, 12pm SOLD OUT
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Get your feet tapping and moving with your little ones as the two of you learn how to dance to popular disco rock music. Let loose and let's do the Disco Rock! Come in shoes and comfortable wear.

Conducted by The Dancesport Academy

Salsa
14 Aug, Sun, 12pm Book now
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Originally from New York City, salsa is heavily influenced by Latin America dance and music. Although it incorporates jazz and rock, it has roots in Cuban son, cha cha cha, and mambo. Save the date and celebrate dance with us!

Come in shoes and comfortable clothes.

Conducted by ACTFA School of Dance & Performing Arts

Tango
3 Sep, Sat, 12pm Book now
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Tango is an intense and emotional dance. Now you and your little one can express yourselves through this introductory Tango class. Come learn basic Tango steps and set the dance floor on fire with your child!

Come in shoes and comfortable wear!

Conducted by ACTFA School of Dance & Performing Arts

Ballet (Father & Daughter)
4 Sep, Sun, 12pm Book now
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This father & daughter ballet class is the perfect opportunity for daddies to spend quality time with their daughters! Simple ballet techniques are taught at the start of class and a sequence is put together towards the end of class to create a mini performance! The movements are simple and accessible to anyone with or without experience in dance.

Girls, come as ballerinas with your Daddies! Fathers, do be in shoes and comfortable wear!

Conducted by Shanti Gomes

Swing
1 Oct, Sat, 12pm SOLD OUT
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This workshop will teach you and your little jitterbug some authentic jazz moves from the ‘20s to the ‘40s, as well as variations that will get you dancing! So come along and twirl around to groovin’ music! So come and swing with us in comfortable footwear and clothing!

Conducted by Jazz Inc

Hip hop
2 Oct, Sun, 12pm SOLD OUT
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With roots that can be traced back to the first urban dance crews of 1960s New York, hip hop is a dance movement that has evolved to encapsulate a broad collection of street dance styles performed to hip hop music. Focusing on hip hop dance styles that allow dancers to inject their own personality and perform with ease parents and their young ones will have fun breaking, locking and popping!

Come in shoes and comfortable wear!

Conducted by LA Dance Connection

Things To Note

General Advisory

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