Online Dance Classes Available Through Lucky Plush Productions and University of Chicago Collab

Take Online Dance Classes at Virtual Dance Lab

Take Online Dance Classes at Lucky Plush Virtual Dance Lab

(Chicago) – Chicago dance company Lucky Plush Productions has launched a new Virtual Dance Lab in collaboration with the University of Chicago’s dance program.

Wake-Up Dance Jam
Wake-Up Dance Jam

The Lucky Plush Virtual Dance Lab offers more than 25 weekly online classes to keep people moving while staying put at home. All styles of dance, yoga, improvisation, kids’ classes, physical theater, a wake-up dance jam and more are on offer, with options for beginners to veteran dance artists.

Classes are taught live via Zoom by Lucky Plush ensemble members including Kara Brody, Michel Rodriguez Cintra, Jacinda Ratcliffe, A. Raheim White and Meghann Wilkinson, along with other top Chicago dance professionals.

Classes are free to students everywhere. There’s a suggested contribution of $5 to $15 for others to help pay artists and teachers.

Here is a sample line-up of online classes scheduled for Monday, April 20:

Cuban Salsa Fusion with Michel Rodriguez Cintra
Cuban Salsa Fusion

9:30 a.m. Wake-up Dance Jam with Michel Rodriguez Cintra

11 a.m. Beginner Modern with Meghann Wilkinson

5 p.m. Cuban Modern Dance with Michael Rodriguez Cintra

6 p.m. Beginning Jazz with Jennifer Edgcomb

7 p.m. Intermediate Yoga with A. Raheim White

About Lucky Plush Productions

Yoga with A. Raheim White

Lucky Plush Productions is highly regarded in Chicago and nationally for its unique hybrid of high-level dance and theater. Technical choreography, casual dialogue, bold musicality, surprising humor, and socially relevant storytelling are all hallmarks of the company.

Lucky Plush Productions is a company-in-residence in Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS) at UChicago, where founder Julia Rhoads is Director of Dance.

“In this time of social isolation, it’s more important than ever to connect with community in an embodied way,” says Rhoads. “With classes throughout the day, Virtual Dance Lab offers people of all ages and levels to move together, breathe together and share in a joyful, physical experience.”

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Press Release Via: Lucky Plush Productions

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