DANCE CLASSES
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RCP will be presenting a series of dance classes this April taught by visiting guest instructors, Alisa Claire and Brian Collier.  These classes will provide students with a chance to either brush up on their skills or learn some new ones. We are offering classes geared toward the following: Intermediate/Advanced Teens and Intermediate/Advanced Adults.  All classes are held at RCP’s Rehearsal Hall, 266 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon VA 20170. Please sign up to register for the classes below.  Questions? Please contact Kate Keifer, RCP President at president@restonplayers.org.

COVID POLICY
RCP requires proof of vaccination to participate in all activities taking place in our facility.  Masks are now optional for those participating in activities inside our facility. Registration will be limited to 15 participants per class period in order to provide for social distancing, and RCP employs the use of a commercial-grade air purifier inside our rehearsal hall.

APRIL 2022

MUSICAL THEATRE DANCE
INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED TEENS (ages 13-18)
Saturdays in April 2022 (April 9, 16, 23, 30)
10-11am
Drop in Rate: $15

DROP IN - April 16
DROP IN - April 23
DROP IN - April 30

MUSICAL THEATRE DANCE
INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED ADULTS (ages 19+)
Saturdays in April 2022 (April 9, 16, 23, 30)
11-12n
Drop in Rate: $15

DROP IN - April 16
DROP IN - April 23
DROP IN - April 30

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS

ALISA CLAIRE
A Washington, D.C. native, Alisa is the Founder, Artistic Director, and Choreographer for New York City’s LMproject, a dance and musical theatre performance company currently touring the U.S. She is also the resident choreographer for The American Globe Theatre. She earned her degree from Dean College School of Dance. Alisa has set and choreographed several shows including A Chorus Line Seacoast Rep. (asst. dir/choreo), La Cage Aux Folles Mac-Haydn Theatre (choreographed), Mary Poppins Merry Go Round Theatre (asst. choreo, original Broadway choreography), Spring Awakening at American University, Big Fish in Madison, WI., The Rainbow Project in Barbados, W.I., The Mieko Fuji Contemporary Dance Company in Tokyo, Japan, and Sandy the Dandy and Charlie McGee, a musical. She has been teaching across America in multiple disciplines of dance and musical theatre, along with professional audition workshops in universities, conservatories, dance schools, workshops and camps. Her performance credits include dancing for Aszure Barton, Cherice Barton, Frank Augustyn, David Parsons, and several more including the filming of the choreography of the Disney’s Broadway musical Mary Poppins. Alisa  currently resides in NYC and through LMproject continues to create and educate in the arts throughout the country.

BRIAN COLLIER
Brian most recently served as the Assistant Choreographer for the recent Broadway Revival of Sunset Boulevard, starring Glenn Close. Brian has also served as the Dance Supervisor and Associate Choreographer for the Broadway and US National Tour companies of Mary Poppins. He was the Assistant Choreographer for the Mexico City production of Mary Poppins. He also understudied/swung 24 ensemble and principal tracks, including the role of Bert, made famous in the movie incarnation by Dick Van Dyke. He was responsible for staging multiple National TV performances, including “Dancing wth the Stars”, “The Conan O’Brian Show”, “The View”, “Regis and Kelly”, and other national parades and events. He has choreographed and assisted at multiple regional theaters across the country. Other credits include, Broadway: Beauty and the Beast (Doormat, Lefou u/s). National Tours: Cats (Dance Captain). Regional: Cats (Mistoffeles, Mungojerrie, others), Guys and Dolls (Nicely-Nicely Johnson), On the Town (Chip), Sweeney Todd (Tobias), Evita, My Favorite Year, and others.