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[Virtual] Dark Room Ballet: Open Level Class

Krishna Washburn

8:00pm – 9:30pm
Mondays, September 13 – December 20, 2021
FREE
  • This is designed specifically for the educational needs of blind and visually impaired people.
  • This is a FREE class!

Hosted by Movement Research, Dark Room Ballet is designed specifically for the educational needs of blind and visually impaired people.

About Monday Open Level Class:

Open level class is suitable for most dancers, from people who have just finished the Intro Level Dark Room Ballet Series up to professionals. This class is designed specifically for the educational needs of blind and visually impaired people. While most ballet movements are fully described in Open Level Class, you will need to be comfortable with the following ballet vocabulary:

Leg positions (first, second, fourth)
Arm positions (low fifth, first, high fifth, second) and their corresponding allonge
Port de bras Cambré (front, side, back)
Tendu
Dégagé
En croix and alternating legs patterns
Rond de jamb (demi, a terre, and en l'air), en dehors and en dedans
Coupé
Relevé
Elevé
Temps lié
Développé and Enveloppé
Chassé
Cloche
Sauté in first and second
Forced arch foot shape and frappé
Emboîté, or petite jeté
First and second arabesque

Register:

To register, email: [email protected]

Payment and Support:

We welcome donations of any size on our Support page here >>

Image description:

Krishna, a thin, pale skinned woman with long dark hair pulled into a braid, poses on a studio stage. She is wearing a simple white dress with her shoulders exposed and a fluffy white headdress perched on her forehead and wrapping down her braid. She looks over her left shoulder as she lightly holds a straight cane between her hands and points her left foot behind her. Photo Credit: Krishna Washburn & Micaela Mamede


Upcoming Classes

[Virtual] Dark Room Ballet: Open Level Class

Krishna Washburn
Mon Dec 13 8:00pm - 9:30pm

[Virtual] Dark Room Ballet: Open Level Class

Krishna Washburn
Mon Dec 20 8:00pm - 9:30pm

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Krishna Washburn

Krishna is the director and teacher of Dark Room Ballet, a pre-professional dance curriculum designed for the educational needs of blind and visually impaired people, the only course of its kind in the English-speaking world. Krishna holds a Mas...
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