ANTHONY BURRELL'S

BREAKING BARRIERS DANCE INTENSIVE

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WHAT IS BREAKING BARRIERS?

The Anthony Burrell Center for Dance |Breaking Barriers 2018 Scholarship on Crowdrise

Expression is the foundation of all human emotion. The art of dance creates a language that resonates across the heart mind and body. It removes the division. It expresses unity. It elevates the conversation of Breaking Barriers.

VISION

Breaking Barriers is dedicated to providing training to youth and adults dancers with dance education, health and wellness, and professional development classes taught by industry professionals.

MISSION STATEMENT

Breaking Barriers is designed to offer pre-professional dancers and marginalized youth with technical dance training and educational support in order to build well rounded artists. This intensive acts as a space for artistic development, community engagement, mentorship, and cultural exchange between students and dancers/choreographers in the concert and commercial dance industry.

GOALS

To educate youth on commercial and concert dance industry. To provide mentorship and networking opportunities. To promote leadership and higher education.

 

Dancers both nationally and internationally flock to BREAKING BARRIERS to be trained, inspired and mentored by Anthony Burrell and his world-renowned faculty. Students work to improve their technical skills and broaden their artistic horizon with dance knowledge/terminology over the course of the 2 week program. Each week of training will consist of 40 hours to include Contemporary, Vogue, Street Jazz, etc. and workshops designed to learn various iconic music video and tour choreography. The Intensive culminates in a spectacular  showcase which demonstrates all the hard work and dedication put forth in the previous weeks. 

BREAKING BARRIERS Dance Intensive schedule is Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. The program will consist of Ballet, Horton, Contemporary, Jazz & Tap. In addition, students will have mock audition, resume building, dance history and can expect an array of surprise guest teachers, artists, lectures, choreographers during the week. Students will showcase choreography learned throughout the week during the final performance.

TUITION -  

 

Atlanta, GA - TBA

Los Angeles, CA - TBA

Philadelphia, PA - TBA

NEW CITIES/DATES COMING FOR 2018!

 

MASTER CLASS DATES:

 

11/4/17 - Bowie, MD - Star Makers Academy of Dance

11/12/17 - Detroit, MI - Stars Elite Training Center

11/16/17 - Forestville, MD - Bishop McNamara High School

11/17/17 - Forestville, MD - Dance Dimensions

11/18/17 - Oakland, CA - Heatline Dance

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  • Location Information

    PHILADELPHIA

    The Philadelphia Dance Company - PHILANDANCO
    9 North Preston Street-Philadanco Way
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Tel: 215-387-8200

    LOS ANGELES

    West Coast Dance Theatre
    11486 Hart St.
    North Hollywood, CA 91605
    Tel: 818-982-5994

  • Send an Email

    breakingbarriersab@gmail.com

  • Hotel Information

    PHILADELPHIA

    Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel
    3549 Chestnut St
    215-387-8000

    The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel
    3600 Sansom St ·
    215-222-0200

    LOS ANGELES

    The Garland
    4422 Vineland Ave North Hollywood CA
    Tel: 818-980-8000

    Holiday Inn Express Van Nuys
    8244 Orion Ave Van Nuys, CA
    Tel: 818-989-5010

    Comfort Inn
    6147 Lankershim Blvd North Hollywood, CA
    Tel: 818-769-6700

     *Introduction video from the Breaking Barriers Residency at  Lucia Marthas Performing Arts