Class Information

Name: June 11 and 13 , Eric Campros Company
Level: adv
Time: Mon 01:00 pm to 03:00 pm
Studio: A
Cost: $100.00
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Dance Type: Modern

Description: Modern dance is a free, expressive style of dance started in the early 20th century. It is a dancing style that rejects many of the rules of classical ballet. Modern dance is often the expression of feelings, emotions, and ideas. Today modern dance is seen as more sophisticated and technical then when it first began; it now displays more focus on strength, agility, fluidity, and discovery.

Instructor: Eric Campros

Eric is a California native who moved to New York City to pursue his love of dance at 19. He has appeared on numerous television series and specials including the MTV Movie Awards, the MTV Video Music Awards, the Grammy's, the BET Awards, and the Blockbuster Awards. Eric has danced with several artists including Aaliyah, The Backstreet Boys, Lil'Kim, Mikaela, and Usher. He appeared in the smash hit musical Grease on Broadway and has done regional productions of Gypsy, A Chorus Line, Guys and Dolls, and The Unsinkable Molly Brown. Eric appeared in the hit Bollywood movie musical Jaaneman, and has danced in several commercials and industrials for companies including Propel Water, Stouffers, Toyota, Nissan, Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Old Navy, Target, Nike, and Wrangler Jeans. As choreographer Eric toured Germany with the bands B3 and M*Pire, and has worked with recording artists Real Soul and Kelly McCarthy. He currently choreographs shows and industrials for Carnival Entertainment, and teaches for various conventions throughout the US and Canada. Eric's belief that dance and movement can be ones voice led him to China and India in the summer of 2012 and the winter of 2013. He was honored to work with students at the prestigious Hebei Art Institute in Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China, as well as Shandong Art College in Shandong. He will conduct further training workshops in Beijing later this year. In December Eric returned to China where he was the principal choreographer on a television special celebrating the Chinese New Year. The show was nominated for the prestigious Golden Dragon Award for best Documentary or Live Television Event. In India Eric had the privilege of working with many successful Bollywood and contemporary dancers as a guest of United Dance Center and Split Sole Dance. Eric is the Artistic Director of Youth Programming for the Brooklyn Dance Festival, teaches at Broadway Dance Center in NYC, and is a proud member of several artists unions.