Dancing Through the Decades
Thurs., Nov. 19
4:30-5:15 p.m. CT
We will progress through different eras in dance from the 1920s to the 2020s, learning styles of movement corresponding to music from each period. Movements range from the Charleston to the hand jive! Wear comfortable sneakers.
Instructor: Libby Schmitz
Schmitz is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s dance department, where she received her BFA in the contemporary dance track with a minor in somatics. Her senior-year project was to represent University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at the American College Dance Festival in Minnesota. As a post graduate, she has performed with The Human Movement Project: Rooftop Dance, Wildspace Dance Company MKE, and in the Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival. Back in her hometown of Sheboygan, she has produced her first show, Bodies of Work: A Showcase of Independent Choreographers, in the Paradigm Annex. She has been a dance instructor at the Arts Center for 6 years. In addition to teaching at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, she is a figure-skating instructor and a certified yoga instructor.
Photo: Student in Ballet Basics, 2019. Photo by Whitney Morales.