For Audiences

January, 18-22, 2021

THE BRIDGE -- Free, Diverse Virtual Dance Classes for Dancers this Week

Teacher Akhila Chetan Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company

THE BRIDGE
Nai-Ni Chen Virtual Dance Institute

of boundary-breaking dance experiences from leading dance makers and teachers from diverse communities !!

Open to All Dancers at an Intermediate to Advanced Level


~meet the artists after the class~
Monday Through Friday at 11:00 AM EST
Free 1-hour Virtual Master Class!


THIS WEEK'S CLASS SCHEDULE:


~Monday, January 18, 2021 @ 11:00 AM
YUKA NOTSUKA teaches Kinetic Spiral

Yuka Notsuka was born in Fukuoka, Japan and is a member of the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company. She began her Ballet training in her hometown at age four. Later she broadened her training to include Jazz and Tap. Later Yuka moved to New York City to further pursue her career as a dancer. In 2015 she entered the Ailey School as a scholarship student. She performed in the Ailey Spirit Gala Concert at Lincoln Center choreographed by Tracy Inman (Co-Director, The Ailey School) and Robert Battle (Artistic director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater). Yuka joined the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company in 2017. She also has been in training and served as Teaching Assistant at the Luigi Jazz Dance Center under Francis J. Roach.


~Tuesday, January 19, 2021 @ 11:00 AM
AKHILA CHETAN teaches Classical Indian Dance

Join Guru Smt. Akhila Chetan on an exploration of the Bharathanatyam, one of the most important classical dance forms of India.


~Wednesday, January 20, 2021 @ 11:00 AM
GRETA CAMPO teaches Kinetic Spiral

Tapping into the creative energy of the universe through Kinetic Spiral. Nai-Ni Chen's signature technique is based on the principle of the ever-changing universal forces of Yin and Yang. Dance phrases from Nai-Ni Chen's repertory will be taught.


~Thursday, January 21, 2021 @ 11:00 AM
AKHILA CHETAN teaches Classical Indian Dance

Guru. Smt. Akhilaneshwari Akhila is a skilled artist in Nritta – Pure dance form, and rasabhinaya – aesthetic communication with a creative interpretation of the lyrics and the music. She had decades of practice under great gurus and legends in Bharathanatyam. The vast amount of skills received by legendary tutors has made Akhila one of the most sought-after, talented, and creative artists. She is the recipient of the prestigious “Purandara Anugraha” Award – 2014 for her services in the dance field by TTD, Trust, Tirupati, Government of AP, India and has received various titles and awards from reputed organizations in recognition of her work in India & the USA.


~Friday, January 22, 2021 @ 11:00 AM
GRETA CAMPO teaches Kinetic Spiral

Greta Campo is the Associate Artistic Director of the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company. She began her dance training in her native Milan at the Carcano Theater, where she was first introduced to Martha Graham’s work. She performed with the Martha Graham Dance Company in their 2012 New York Season and later on their international tour. Greta is a recipient of the 2016 Rising Star Award from the Fini Dance Festival.

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