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DTSBDC Dance Classes at Glen Echo Park

In the fall of 2016 a new and exciting dance program was initiated at Glen Echo Park. Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company now runs a one-of-a-kind program of dance classes in the newly renovated dance studio. Jan Tievsky, founder of Glen Echo Dance Theater, returned to be educational director (DTSBDC) at Glen Echo and the teaching staff is made up of dancers selected by DTSBDC. As a contemporary modern dance company, DTSBDC teachers offer dance classes to teens and adults in the many styles of dance that are incorporated into Mr. Burgess’ unique style of movement. In addition to the Glen Echo program DTSBDC runs a summer dance program for teens at Georgetown Day School
Glen Echo Adult Classes
Glen Echo Summer Kids Program
GDS Summer Teen program

DTSBDC Ongoing Class Information
2017 Schedule
Winter: January 2 – March 30 13 sessions
Spring: April 3 – June 15 11 sessions
Summer: June 19 – Aug 17 9 sessions

Information and Registration

6:00-7:15pm Hip Hop – level 1
7:15-8:45pm Contemporary Modern – level 2

6:15-7:45 Contemporary Modern – level 1

4:15-5:45pm Ballet 1

5:00-6:30pm Hip Hop – level 2/3
7:00-8:15pm Stretch and Strength

Questions about classes can be sent to

Register through Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Blvd. Glen Echo, MD

DTSBDC Summer Dance Experience at Glen Echo Park
The camp offers a variety of dance classes based on the contemporary modern dance style of Dana Tai Soon Burgess. Classes include contemporary modern, ballet fundamentals and hip hop plus choreography and performance. Small class size will ensure each student’s needs are met. Program culminates in an informal performance. Beginner to low intermediate level.

Ages: 9-12
Dates: June 26-30
Times: 9:30am-12:30pm

Location: Hall of Mirrors Dance Studio Glen Echo Park 7300 Mac Arthur Blvd. Glen Echo, MD
Price: $225
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Information about registration and other dance classes offered:
DTSBDC teaches at Glen Echo Park In cooperation with the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, the National Park Service and Montgomery County.

DTSBDC Teen Summer Dance Intensive at GDS
This is a unique opportunity for intermediate and advanced/intermediate level dancers to have one-on-one dance instruction DTSBDC. Company members guide dancers through modern dance and ballet technique classes, hiphop and Pilates, while also sharing their unique dance vocabulary and world dance influences through the choreography, improvisation, and performance components of the intensive.
Grades: Rising 7th-10th
Dates: June 19-23
Times: 9:00am-3:30pm
Location: Georgetown Day High School
4200 Davenport St NW Washington, DC
Price: $475
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