Ngoma Center For Dance: 10-Day Contemporary Ballet Intensive Workshop

Norma Porter
Dissonance Dance Theatre dancer. Courtesy Photo.

Dissonance Dance Theatre dancer. Courtesy Photo.

Rockville, Md. – Shawn Short, founder, producing artistic director and principal choreographer of Ngoma Center For Dance/Dissonance Dance Theatre, is hosting an “intensive-care” Ballet workshop in July.

The two-week workshop will take place at the Adventure Theatre-MTC in the Wintergreen Plaza in Rockville, Md. From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Monday-Friday, advance beginner/intermediate dancers will take classes in classical ballet, contemporary dance fundamentals, floor exercises to increase flexibility.

Shawn Short

Shawn Short, founder and artistic director of Ngoma Center For Dance/Dissonance Dance Theatre. Courtesy Photo.

“The 10-day workshop focuses on the building blocks that every dancer needs to really thrive in concert dance particularly classical ballet,” Short said. “Breaking down mysteries of pirouettes, developpes, balance and jumps. This workshop can assist everyone on their quest to getting ‘on their leg’!”

The cost of the workshop is $400. Spaces are limited to 25 dancers, Short said.

Dancers who are interested in being selected to participate in the workshop must send an email detailing their dance experience to

Dates of the 10-Day Ballet Intensive Workshop:

July 7th – 11th, 2014 6:00pm – 9:00pm (M- F))

July 14th – 18th, 2014 6:00pm – 9:00pm (M – F)

To register or learn more about the workshop, visit:













If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the RSS feed to have future articles delivered to your feed reader.

Latest Tweets