September 3 – November 19
Student Fees: $155.00 (Option of payment plan available upon checkout)
This class is designed to build on the ballet fundamentals class or earlier ballet experience. Students will gain further skills in a strong technical ballet foundation, focusing on placement of the body, strength building, stretching, musical interpretation and artistry. Students will learn ballet steps and terminology and perform choreography at the end of the session.
Attire: leotard, tights and proper leather ballet shoes are recommended.
Minimum Class size: 4
Instructor: Max Mayerle
Max has worked with Alithea Mime Theatre, Wichita Contemporary Dance Theatre, Chandler Dances, Wichita Grand Opera, and is also a current second season member of the Regina Klenjoski Dance Company. In 2016 he was featured at the Kennedy Center through ACDA in Cheyla Clawson Chandler’s “NosychSymboises”. Max received a BFA in dance performance and choreography with an emphasis in modern at Wichita State University under C. Nicolas Johnson. Max has a love and passion for personal health and fitness and enjoys practicing Pilates, Yoga, and other forms of fitness.
Regina Klenjoski Dance Company (RKDC)
Regina Klenjoski is a creator, performer, educator and advocate of contemporary dance. Passionate about the moving body, she creates deeply personal works that examine our search for intimacy in contemporary society, often through the lens of her Macedonian heritage. Recognized by the Los Angeles Times as “one of the most active and ambitious dance makers leading Southland contemporary companies,” her work is known for its inventive partnering, technical athleticism and poetic storytelling.
Regina founded her award winning company, the Regina Klenjoski Dance Company while living in Los Angeles in 2001. In 2014, she relocated to Wichita with her husband bringing the company with her. She still maintains an active studio in Los Angeles and travels between both cities.