Bollywood And Yoga + Animation

9:30 AM-3:30 PM
Ages 6 – 11
Gage Capitol Hill
Jess Klein studied at Reed College and the London Contemporary Dance School before graduating from Cornish College of the Arts with a BFA in Dance Magna Cum Laude. She is on the Fine Arts Faculty at UPrep and has been teaching dance and yoga to elementary, middle and high school students for the past 15 years. In the early 2000’s she achieved local notoriety as Debbie Dazzle in the Seattle guerrilla performance art duo FANKICK! The duo was named one of the “65 Best Ways To Love Our City” by Seattle Metropolitan magazine and was commissioned by Microsoft, the Seattle Art Museum, Henry Art Gallery, and the Capitol Hill Block Party. As a performer she has worked with many notable Seattle choreographers including the Seattle Opera, Pat Graney Company, Crispin Spaeth Dance Group, LeGendre Performance, Scott Powell Performance, Rainbow Fletcher, Hypernova, Deborah Wolf and Mark Haim Dance Theater.

Discover the excitement of Bollywood dance and song through movement games and choreography. Build confidence and strength as you learn to dance with skill and expression. Practice yoga to build your flexibility and focus.

Come and learn creative approaches to storytelling through animation. Learn the fundamentals of animation by exploring early techniques. Create live action animations in Volunteer Park and make cutout animations and claymations using iPads.