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Brian Fisher teaching
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Mark Foehringer teaching
Mark Foehringer teaching
Photo credit: Loalynda Bird

Faculty includes:

  • Mark Foehringer, Artistic Director, Ballet
  • Brian Fisher, Modern dance, rehearsal assistant
  • Heather Cooper, Contemporary Dance
  • Jill Yager, Jazz

Artists in residence:

  • Kara Davis, Contemporary Dance
  • Raphael Boumaila, Limon technique
  • Krystal Meraz, Hip Hop
  • Greg Dawson, Ballet

Guest faculty includes:

  • Gary Masters, Limon Technique
  • Jeanene Winston, Graham Technique
  • Diane Frank, Cunningham Technique
  • Lizz Roman, Contact improv
  • Portsha Jefferson, Haitian Dance
  • LaTanya Tigner, West African Dance
  • Arturo Fernandez, Ballet
  • Christian Burns, Contemporary Dance
  • Jekyns Pelaez, Ballet
  • Melanie Hawkes, Ballet
  • James Graham, GAGA
  • Sidra Bell, Contemporary Dance
 

Conservatory for Contemporary Dance Art

Fall 2015

Preparing the next generation of
dancers, choreographers, and dance educators:
through performance, instruction, and one on one mentoring

Conservatory for Contemporary Dance offers dancers ages 13 to 21 the opportunity to study dance with a world class faculty and prepare for the next step in each young dancer's future plans. The dancers learn the skills needed to join a university dance program, a conservatory program or a dance company. The curriculum is designed to foster the talent of each dancer and build technique for the dance styles necessary to be prepared for the next step.

Our program brings guests artists to work with the dancers throughout the year giving the dancers the most cutting edge training available today in the South Bay. Dancers are encouraged and mentored in choreographic processes on an annual basis. Through the professional company, Mark Foehringer Dance Company, the dancers are given access the San Francisco Bay Area professional dance community such as: Dancing in the Park, Young Choreographer's Forum, and apprenticeships and performance opportunities.

Visit the Conservatory Website for more details.


Tickets are on sale now for Fall Works,
November 14 and 15

Buy tickets now for FALL Works, and see what our studentes are performing this year.

November 14, 8 pm
November 15, 2 pm
At the SJSU Dance Theatre, in Spartan Complex at San Jose State.l

Performance Date
Buy tickets, Nov 14 & 15 2015
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Tuition for MFDPSF Conservatory Training Program is due the first of each month. You may also make a tax deductible donation to support the MFDP training program.
Payment is via PayPal.

Contact treasurer Gary Lindsay, 510-703-9126 if you have any questions.

  
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