Dance Ensemble

 
 
 

Fall 2018 Class Schedule!

Class sign ups are Saturday, September 8th at 5PM SHARP!

Classes will start Sunday, September 9th!

 

HIP HOP

 

Meghan Knutson

Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Song: “My Chick Bad” by Ludacris ft. Nicki Minaj

Time/Place: Thursday @8 Student Center Dance Studio

Number of Dancers: 28

Description: This dance will be high-energy and a high confidence routine. We will be incorporating some tricks and lots of fun!

Email: meg.knutson22@gmail.com

 

Kathleen Gaffney

Level: Intermediate

Song: “Finesse” by Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B., “I Like It” Cardi B.

Time/Place: Sunday @9 Student Center Dance Studio

Number of Dancers: 30

Description: You’re going to want to bring high energy to this dance. This mix of songs will get you moving! Prior hip-hop experience is preferred

Email: kath.gaffney1@gmail.com

 

Jordan Gooding

Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Song: “Low” by Flo Rida, “When I Grow Up” by The Pussycat Dolls, “A mili” Lil Wayne, “Begging” by Madcon, “Don’t Stop the Music” by Rihanna, “Live Your Life” by T.I., “Lolli Lolli” by Three 6 Mafia

Time/Place: Tuesday @7 Student Center Dance Studio

Number of Dancers:30

Description: “10 years later,” I’m still dancing in my bedroom to these songs. This is going to be upbeat, and very fast, technical dance. Enjoy this 2008 throwback mix!

Email: jordanagooding@gmail.com

  

Sara Kaseta and Micaela Murphy

Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Song: “Chun Li” by Nicki Minaj, “I Like It” by Cardi B, and “Level Up” by Ciara

Time/Place: Wednesday @9 Student Center Dance Studio

Number of Dancers: 26

Description: Fun, high energy dance with a lot of pops, sass, and attitude

Email: srkaseta@optonline.net

 

Carmen Capobianco

Level: Advanced

Song: “Look at me Now”, “Tempo”, “Run it!”, and “Forever” by Chris Brown

Time/Place: Monday @9:30 Student Center Dance Studio

Number of Dancers: 26

Description: This dance is inspired by one of my favorite male dancers: Chris Brown! This mix will showcase a variety of styles demonstrated by Chris throughout his career. I am looking for strong, confident dancers who are ready to put in the work to make an amazing dance!

Email: carmencapobianco2@gmail.com

 

Contemporary

 

Andrea Tayar

Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Song: “Don’t You Worry Child” by Madilyn Bailey

Time/Place: Thursday @7 Student Center Dance Studio

Number of Dancers: 30

Description: This dance is intermediate contemporary that will include a few jumps and turns. Our main goal is to have fun and show passion through dance.

Email:  andreatayar1@gmail.com

 

Sofia Santos

Level: Intermediate

Song: “Collide”(acoustic) by Howie Day

Time/Place: Wednesday @6 Student Center Dance Studio

Number of Dancers: 28

Description: A soulful, moving dance to an old classic where we will have lots of fun!

Email: sofsa925@gmail.com

 

Amanda Gazzo

Level: Intermediate

Song: “XO” by Beyonce

Time/Place: Thursday @9 Student Center Dance Studio

Number of Dancers:

Description: This is a dynamic piece featuring classic lyrical movements with a contemporary twist. Turns, jumps, and unique strings of movement provide for an exciting, emotional, and light-hearted routine!

Email: amandalgazzo@gmail.com

 

Erica Capobianco and Gabi Degennaro

Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Song: “Ending” by Isak Danielson

Time/Place: Thursday @6 Student Center Dance Studio

Number of Dancers: 26

Description: This dance is all about the idea of “letting go” of something that you keep holding onto. Whether it be a person, relationship, or anything you love that you know isn’t good for you or can’t last forever. By the end of the dance, you’ve come to terms with the idea that letting go is what life is about. This dance required dancers with emotion, musicality, and technique.

Email: erica.capobianco1@marist.edu

 

Brooke Moylan

Level: Advanced

Song: “Lay Me Down” (acoustic) by Sam Smith

Time/Place: Monday @7:30 Student Center Dance Studio

Number of Dancers: 28

Description: This is an extremely powerful song and needs powerful dancers to go along with it! There will be a lot of emotion, technique, and heart that goes into this piece, so get ready to “lay” it all on the dance floor!

Email: brooke_moylan@aol.com

 

Jazz

 

Kerri Murphy

Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Song: “Poker Face”, “Bad Romance”, “Beautiful, Dirty, Rich”, “Paper Gangsta”, “Monster”, “Just Dance”, by Lady Gaga

Time/Place: Tuesday @6 Student Center Dance Studio

Number of Dancers: 28

Description: This is a very dramatic dance as the songs let us express every emotion from bad and fierce to full elation. It will require sharp movements and a basic understanding of technique

Email: kerri.murphy1@marist.edu

 

Lana Canton

Level: Intermediate

Song: “No Excuses” by Meghan Trainor

Time/Place: Tuesday @5 Student Center Dance Studio

Number of Dancers: 24

Description: This dance requires high energy and A LOT of sass. Get ready for turns, kicks, leaps, and facials. Come have fun and SLAY the dance floor!

Email: the808blonde@gmail.com

 

Vanessa Shepherd

Level: Intermediate

Song: “Grown Woman” by Beyonce, “Intro” by Kehlani

Time/Place: Wednesday @5 Student Center Dance Studio

Number of Dancers: 28

Description: This dance is definitely sassy. Dancers must be ready to channel their inner Beyonce and be CONFIDENT, as well as have a good sense of musicality.

Email:  vanessa.shepherd@marist.edu

 

Laura Whorlow

Level:Intermediate/Advanced

Song: “Getaway Car”, “Don’t Blame Me”, “This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things”, by Taylor Swift

Time/Place: Wednesday @8 Student Center Dance Studio

Number of Dancers: 28

Description: Come join T Swizzle and me for a fun, upbeat, high energy dance to some of my favorite songs from Reputation! Be prepared for leaps, kicks, turns- all the works. Technique is required, and bring all the sass and energy you’ve got! Can’t wait :)

Email: laura.whorlow1@gmail.com

 

Kasey Geremia

Level: Advanced

Song: “Oops I Did it Again”, “Me Against the Music”, “Womanizer”, “Toxic”, “Werk”, by Britney Spears

Time/Place: Monday at 8:30 Student Center Dance Studio

Number of Dancers: 28

Description: It’s Britney! Get ready for a sassy, upbeat, powerful jazz dance. Requires strong technique, ability to turn, jump, and strong energy!

Email:  kmgeremia@gmail.com

 

Ballet

 

Caoilinn Tierney

Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Song: “Bittersweet Symphony” by The Verve

Time/Place: Tuesday @9 Student Center Dance Studio

Number of Dancers: 26

Description: A fun ballet dance open to all levels from beginning to advanced. We will try to put a modern spin on ballet. All dedicated dancers welcome!

Email:  caoilinntierney@gmail.com

 

Vincenza Femia

Level: Intermediate

Song: “New Years Day”by Taylor Swift

Time/Place: Thursday @5 Student Center Dance Studio

Number of Dancers: 24

Description: This is a delicate piece containing poised movements that portray a story about New Years Day. Dancers will tell the story through fluid steps and poetic celebrations. Technique is not required as we will all put our own emotions and styles into the piece. I am looking forward to an enjoyable semester!

Email: vincenza.femia1@marist.edu

 

Tap

 

Paisley Haddad

Level: Intermediate

Song: “Bei Mir Bist Du Shoen” (Tomato Jack Remix) by The Andrews Sisters

Time/Place: Tuesday @8 Student Center Dance Studio

Number of Dancers: 24

Description: A classic tap dance with a modern twist. Lots of tap technique and personality. Dancers will have a vintage looking costume. The song and dance are very fun!

Email: phaddadmcde@gmail.com

 

Amanda Mancino and Kelli Nienstadt

Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Song: “Footloose” by Kenny Loggins

Time/Place: Monday @6:30 Student Center Dance Studio

Number of Dancers: 35

Description: This is an upbeat, exciting dance! We want dancers to shine on stage with their smiles and moves! Tap experience is required, but we want all dancers to get ready to “cut loose!”

Email:  kelliandamanda@gmail.com

 

Other

 

Rianna Makow

Style: Musical Theatre

Level: Intermediate

Song: “All That Jazz”, “Nowadays”, “Hot Honey Rag” from Chicago the Musical

Time/Place: Wednesday @7 Student Center Dance Studio

Number of Dancers: 28

Description: A jazzy number that involves acting and fast-paced choreography. Dancers should be ready to bring some sass and create a character!

Email: rianna.makow1@gmail.com

 

Annemarie Lee

Style: Chinese Dance/Contemporary

Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Song: “Rain” by Simply Three

Time/Place: Sunday @8pm Student Center Dance Studio

Number of Dancers: 26

Description: A depiction of rain and all its glory. Large fluid movements. If you’re confused, come try it out!

Email:  mianbaobread@gmail.com

 

Ashley Harten and Sam Brewster

Style: Irish Step Dance

Level: Advanced

Song: “Kill the Lights” by Alex Newell

Time/Place: Sunday @7 Student Center Dance Studio

Description: Traditional Irish step with a modern twist!

Email:  ashley.harten1marist@gmail.com

 

 
 

Calendar/Schedule

 

Our Fall 2018 show dates are Saturday, November 17th and Sunday, November 18th!
 
 

Executive Board

Email: DanceEnsemble.club@gmail.com

 
 
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