WELCOME! At Dancewave, everyone is invited to dance! Dancewave provides access to a community dance experience that encourages individuality and whole-person development throughout New York City and beyond. Through innovative programming, we use dance as an expressive vehicle for transformation. Dancewave’s Culture Model creates an inclusive environment for all ages, abilities, sexual orientations, racial and socio-economic backgrounds. Scroll down or choose from our various class programs across all ages:
HOW TO ACCESS ONLINE CLASSES:
○ Participation in our online classes requires a device that has a camera and speaker○ Choose from one of our Online Class Programs below, and click on the registration button for the class you wish to attend○ Important: Attendees should complete registration no later than 30 minutes before class begins ○ Once you complete registration, you will receive a confirmation email○ 30-90 minutes before class begins, you will receive another email with an invitation link to a Zoom webinar○ Note: You will need to create a free basic Zoom account prior to joining the meeting○ Please join the Zoom link at least 5 minutes before class to allow time for you to set up your camera○ You’re ready to go!
Youth Classes Spring Semester: February 6 – June 7, 2021
It’s not just dance class… it’s Dancewave Family. Dancewave teaching artists and staff work closely together to invest in our young dancers’ social, emotional and overall wellbeing. This Spring, we offer virtual Ballet and Modern for ages 7-18, and Creative Movement for Ages 3-6 IN PERSON. Register for full Semester tuition by February 13, or drop-in on a single class anytime throughout the semester. Need-based scholarships available!– Apply by January 29.
Spring Season Company openings for dancers ages 7-18!
Looking for deeper artistic growth and professional mentorship? Dancewave welcomes new students ages 7-18 to apply to join our Dancewave Company class and rehearsal process for Spring 2020 Semester. Application is by students’ own video submission. Company dancers enjoy the benefits of pre-professional training with world renowned choreographers, coaching and mentorship, team building, leadership training, and a culminating Virtual Performance.
Weekly Drop-in Adult Dance & Fitness Classes
Our weekly dance and fitness classes are accessible for all bodies, abilities and skill levels – perfect for everyone from beginners to seasoned dancers looking to stay in shape. Our Adult Class teaching artists are skilled creatives and choreographers who cultivate a personable, supportive and non-competitive learning environment that you can depend on each week. Sliding scale payment options ($5-$15 per single class) and rotating monthly schedules allow for fresh options and an evolving community experience. Join us!
Free Online All-Ages Community Dance Classes
Dancewave periodically hosts free dance classes to the community (as funding and staff support allows). Moving Together classes are open to all ages, abilities and skill levels – currently via Facebook Live! Tune in anytime through our website video links (click the WATCH VIDEO button). Participants can make an (optional) donation to support this free program.
COVID-19 RELIEF RESOURCES:
Dancewave will continue to operate in accordance with guidance and recommendations issued by the CDC and the NYC Department of Health, creating a culture of health and safety by taking preventative actions towards the spread of COVID-19. Check our COVID-19 updates for our latest reopening guidelines.
As an indoor, high-activity recreational facility, the Dancewave Center is not yet cleared to reopen to the public. Visit forward.ny.gov for up-to-date information about New York State Reopening Phases.