Teen Choreo Lab Classes (11-17 Years)

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  • Tween/Teen & Composition Series


    After learning to take risks, play with movement ideas and develop basic dance competencies through improvisation, dancers ages 8-17 enter the composition series. Three levels of composition allow dancers to explore choreographic principles with increasing breadth and depth. Dance technique is developed to provide the necessary skills for students to execute their works safely and with an increasing awareness of the audience.

    Teen: Improv + Composition

    Now open to 11-17 year olds without prerequisite.


    Choreography + Performance

    Prerequisite: Improv + Dance Fundamentals and/or with permission of instructor.

  • Teen Choreography Workshops for 11-17 year olds


    Dancers aged 11-17 come together to learn the art of choreography during full-day camps. Camp themes provide a source of inspiration for their solo, duet, and group pieces. Dancers are supported in developing their aesthetic qualities and expressive storytelling voices as they make dances meaningful to them.  No prerequisite. Camp is open to new & experienced learners of dance.

    Session 1: July 15 – 19, 10am-5pm (5 days)

    What is the relationship between dance and music?

    Tweens and Teens explore all types of choreographic devices through musicality and the dance element of time. Dancers will create original dances to their own musical choices and will be introduced to all types of music to experiment with dance-making. Make new friends, exchange ideas, collaborate, and learn all about the art of choreography.


    Session 2: July 22 – 26, 10am-5pm (5 days)

    Tweens and Teens explore themes of social justice and how they apply to making choreography. Dancers will learn more about activist inspired dance – who the choreographers are and their intentions behind making art. While looking at social justice themes from the past, dancers will investigate current topics, and create socially relevant dances for the present.

    Registering for both sessions? Contact Aiano anakagawa@lunadanceinstitute.org for a 10% discount!