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[Virtual] Dark Room Ballet: Introductory Level Class

Krishna Washburn

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Alejandra Ospina

4:00pm – 5:30pm
Saturdays, April 9 – May 28, 2022
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 Saturday Introductory Level Class:

This class is suitable for people with no prior knowledge of ballet. This repeating series of eight classes introduces students to the most common ballet vocabulary that they would need to know in order to participate in Open Level Dark Room Ballet Class. The class introduces students to necessary anatomical concepts like turnout, torso stability, foot sensitivity and mobility, sightless balancing, and the use of a taped floor for orientation.

Register:

To register, email: [email protected]

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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: Introductory Level Class

Krishna Washburn, Alejandra Ospina
Sat May 21 4:00pm - 5:30pm

[Virtual] Dark Room Ballet: Introductory Level Class

Krishna Washburn, Alejandra Ospina
Sat May 28 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Related Faculty

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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Alejandra Ospina

Alejandra Ospina is a first-generation native New Yorker with roots in Colombia. She has been active for many years in advocacy and performance projects locally and beyond. In her youth, she was a founding member of the Fearless Theater Company ...
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