Class Information

Name: Master Class with Chris Wendorff - Int/Adv
Level: 12+  yrs/interm/adv
Time: Thu 06:00 pm to 07:30 pm
Studio: A
Cost: $0.00

Chris will be teaching contemporary fusion.

Dance Type: Contemporary

Description: Contemporary dance is an expressive communicator of the mind, body and spirit through movement. Contemporary dance founders originally composed dances to express the spirit, soul, and heart of social problems associated with the condition of the human spirit. In contrast, today's Contemparary dance has more sophisticated techniques and technologies applied to express a broader variety of social issues. Each style goes in unique directions and is usually a radical and interesting presentation. The essence of Contemporary dance is to look forward, not backward. Ballet and Contemporary are sometimes fused together, enriching both forms; however, neither is loses its identity in the process. Structured, technical exercises condition the body for strength, coordination and flexibility. Physical activities develop the dancer

Instructor: Chris Wendorff

Chris Wendorff began his dance training at the age of 9. Throughout his younger years, he was a competitive dancer and attended many competitions and conventions throughout the United States. While competing, he was awarded many awards and scholarships. Chris continued his dance training while attending the prestigious Point Park University and received a BFA in Dance. While at Point Park, he continued learning and training in styles such as Bob Fosse, commercial jazz, ballet, modern and contemporary techniques. Chris has worked for Walt Disney World as a parade and stage performer. He has also been seen working as a professional dancer on cruise ships, most notably, the Carnival Cruise Line. Chris has taught many master classes and conventions throughout the United States and most recently in the United Kingdom. Chris recently choreographed a piece for Zenon Dance Company’s pre-professional program. He is very excited to continue to be a part of the dance universe and cannot wait to see where this journey will take him next.