Classes & Workshops

Classes are taught by Artistic Director Davida Monk who emphasizes choreographic sensibilities, musicality, expression and performance. She brings her background in Mitzvah Technique and principles in athletic centering and power for a rigorous morning class, ideal for any professional or emerging dancer.

“These classes begin with simple motifs that introduce movement ideas and warm-up the body and mind, and move through relatively more complex patterns. Choreographed phrases explore the elements of technical vocabulary in a contemporary aesthetic, emphasizing the dancers’ use of flow, attack, precision and release.” – Davida Monk

Upcoming Classes

Weekday morning classes are offered for seven weeks as part of the Dance Action Lab and the Annual Alberta Dance Festival’s one-week Intensive Creative. While class is a requirement for the participants of these programs, classes are open to Calgary’s full dance community, including emerging and senior dancers. Classes are accompanied by percussionist Robin Tufts.

2017 Dance Action Lab Classes*
Dates: May 29 – July 14, 2017 (7 weeks)
Duration: 1½ hours
Cost: Single Class – $20/ 10-Class Pass – $160 / 35-Class Pass – $455
2017 Annual Alberta Dance Festival Classes*
Dates: August 28 – September 1, 2017 (1 week)
Duration: 1 hour
Fees: Single Class – $15/ 5-Class Pass – $65

* Class dates and times are subject to change


W & M Dance Projects
The Centre for Movement Arts
Bay 9, 4005 – 9 St. SE, Calgary

Participants can drop-in and pay cash at the door, or, closer to the start dates, purchase classes in advance online to receive 15% – 35% discount.