"Weekly" Contemporary Dance Class
Jul
6
to Dec 14

"Weekly" Contemporary Dance Class

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Come join us for an elemental blend of Contemporary and Modern dance, such as freedom of expression, interpretation of music, principles of fall and recovery, control, breathing, balance and contraction/release. Incorporated is an eclectic blend of contemporary and post-modern movements. Modern and Contemporary Dance forms allow students to explore their individual dance style outside of the structure of traditional ballet and jazz classes.

Saturdays | The Studio | 10-11:30 | $15

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"Weekly" Authentic West African Drum & Dance
Aug
3
to Oct 26

"Weekly" Authentic West African Drum & Dance

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You asked for it now here it is.

African Dance every Saturday @ 12:30 - 2:00 during August, September, and October.

This Program is funded in party by the Metropolitan Arts Council which receives support from the City of Greenville, BMW Manufacturing Company, Michelin North America, Inc., SEW Eurodrive and the South Carolina Arts Commission.

Saturday | The Studio | 12:30-2:00 | $12

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Gumbo Yoga with Kimbi The Goddess
Aug
3
to Dec 14

Gumbo Yoga with Kimbi The Goddess

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Gumbo Yoga (an integrative mixture of hard/soft styles, focus on mindfulness and breathing techniques) created and led by longtime yogini & L.M.T, Kimbi.

The Studio is partnering with Kimbi to offer her famous "Gumbo Yoga" here at The Studio. This sampler will serve as an introduction to Gumbo Yoga and add to your meditative arsenal. Come out and enjoy a holistic "Gumbo" yoga experience.

All levels are welcome to breathe & tune in!

Yoga mat rental: $2

*Please bring blanket/large towel needed for portion of class as well*

Saturday | The Studio | 11:15-12:15 | $12

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Open Registration - Fall Children Dance Classes
Aug
27
to Dec 14

Open Registration - Fall Children Dance Classes

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Dance Classes began 8/27/19.

Register your child, friend, or loved one for structured, challenging and fun dance classes. Our classes build self-esteem, confidence and overall command of dance for children of all ages.

Class offerings are ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary, hip-hip and African.

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ADAM Arts Spring Break Camp Showcase
Apr
20
1:00 PM13:00

ADAM Arts Spring Break Camp Showcase

Parents | Family | Friends | Tribe | Community

You are cordially invited to the ADAM Arts Showcase on Saturday April 20, 2019. The showcase exhibit will open free to the public at 1:00pm showcasing all of the student’s artwork created during the week.

At 2:00pm students will perform a West African Dance, a West African Drumming demonstration, and a poetry recital. All participants have worked very hard to showcase their talents for you.

Participants should arrive at 1:15pm. They should wear black leggings (for girls) and black pants (for boys) - NO ONE SHOULD WEAR JEANS. We will have shirts here for them as they arrive.

Please remind your child to review his/her dance steps, and poetry lines.

All questions and concerns can be directed to (864) 221-6416.

SHOWCASE STARTS PROMPTLY AT 2PM!

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AT THE SHOWCASE!

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The Studio's Experience 002
Apr
6
to Apr 7

The Studio's Experience 002

Experience Real #housemusic at The Studio !
Bringing you an Amazing Lineup of Prime Artists from South and North Carolina! DANCEGRUV RADIO, Raw Substance Asheville House Music Society, Greenville House Music Movement !!!

Vaughn Newman Dance - VND transforms into the proper House Music Party venue to offer beautiful entertainment for your dancing feet. .

DJ Line-Up:
Charles Gatling (Dancegruv Radio/Raw Substance) Charlotte, NC
Steve Howerton (Dancegruv Radio/Raw Substance) Charlotte, NC
DJ Tony Z (Asheville House Music Society) Asheville, NC
DJ Sawce (Dancegruv Radio/Greenville House Music Movement) Greenville, SC

Free Parking
Drinks (cash bar)
5$ Cover - online (credit card) or at door (cash only)

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African Master Dance Class
Feb
9
to May 31

African Master Dance Class

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Back by Popular Demand - A Community Favorite

Once again, The Studio Community presents West African Drumming, Rhythms, & Movement in this Master Class where everybody is welcomed! Come dance with us!

In this class you will experience the fundamentals of traditional West African dance with emphasis on an understanding of the accompanying drum rhythms. Classes start with a thorough warm up, followed by a sequence of movement across the floor.

TAUGHT BY ANGIE “YEMI” ALDERSON

3/2/2019 | 12:30 - 2:00 | The Studio | $20

4/13/2019 | 12:30 - 2:00 | The Studio | $20

5/4/2019 | 12:30 - 2:00 | The Studio | $20

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David Drake (Dave the Potter) - Peace Center
Feb
7
to Feb 8

David Drake (Dave the Potter) - Peace Center

Vaughn Newman steps into the role of David Drake (Dave the Potter) for the Peace Center’s “Peace Passport” - Field Trip Series.

A Blending of history, dance, and poetry, David Drake tells the story of how one man’s life and art created a ripple of inspiration for artists who encountered his genius. Living his life under slavery in South Carolina, Dave become an accomplished potter, engraving poetic couplets onto his masterpieces. Featured locally at the Greenville County Museum of Art and in the nation’s most important museums, his work inspired painter Jonathan Green, poet Glenis Redmond, and countless others. This performance honors David Drake through Redmond and Green’s art, the original choreography of Dr. Lynette Overby & Vaughn Newman, and the research of literary historian Dr. P. Gabrielle Foreman. This special Performance challenges the observer to take notice of the art, the artist, and each story being told within the framework of one man’s mark on history despite his oppression and circumstances.

February 6-7 | 9:45 & 11:45 | Gunter Theater | $10

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Open Modern Dance Class (Every Saturday)
Jan
5
to May 31

Open Modern Dance Class (Every Saturday)

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The Studio - Home of Vaughn Newman Dance Presents:

Open Modern Dance Class for EVERYONE!

Don't have to be a professional! Don't have to be experienced! The only requirement is a joy and desire to move.

"Dance comes from the people and should be returned to the people!" ~Alvin Ailey

Register for a class today!

Saturdays | 10:00 - 11:30 | The Studio | $12

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