Ballet with Olivia Coombs

Tuesday, January 5, 10:00 am - 11:15 am

Olivia leads open virtual Boston Dance Theater Company Class. In this 75 minute class we will work through a traditional ballet barre and center. Our approach will be both technical and artistic, with an emphasis on breath and full bodied expression. Although we touch on lines and movements, we will explore the potential for circularity and verticality within the balletic form.

Register in advance: https://www.bostondancetheater.com/open-class

Free admission. A suggested donation of $5 is greatly appreciated to support the teacher during the COVID-19 crisis.

Olivia Coombs began her training in ballet under the direction of Jessica Wilson at Ballet Workshop of New England. Olivia then studied at the Alonzo King Lines Ballet Training Program for two years where she performed in works by Alonzo King, Maurya Kerr, Sidra Bell, Iratxe Ansa, Gregory Dawson, Kara Davis, and Erik Wagner. Olivia apprenticed with Dawson Wallace Dance Project in Denver for one season. She has also performed work by Ismael Ivo as part of a special research project at ImpulsTanz in Vienna, Austria and Sao Paulo, Brazil.


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