Dance Intensive Highlights

The General Day of the ITW Summer Dance Intensive:

10-10.15 Attendance, News, Warm-up, etc.

10.15-11.45am - Morning Class (Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop)

11.45-12.00 - BREAK

12.00-12.30 - Strength and Conditioning (Yoga, Stretching, Pilates, Cardio, abs and arms, etc.)

12.30-1.15 - Specialty Class (Tap, Ballet, African, Improvisation, etc.)

1.15-2.00 - LUNCH

2.00-2.45 - Solo Composition

2.45-4.00 - Musical Theatre Choreography

Nina Pongratz

Nina Pongratz

Nina Pongratz is an American dancer, teacher, director, and choreographer. She is a graduate of the MA in Contemporary Dance (Irish World Academy of Music and Dance) and of the BA in Dance & Communications (Muhlenberg College, USA). Nina trained at Walnut Hill School of the Arts, has studied with David Parsons Dance Company (NYC), danced with Six Meters Dance Company (USA), and Fidget Feet Dance Company (IRE). Prior to ITW Nina taught dance

Jazz Dance

Jazz Dance

Encompassing a wide range of commercial dance styles including Jazz, Street, Urban-Commercial, and Jazz-Funk, this class will focus on dance styles seen in music videos and on TV. Jazz class in the ITW Summer Dance Intensive is about evolving strength, technique, and style while focusing on attack and confidence. Learn amazing acrobatics

Sarah Dennis

Sarah Dennis

Sarah is trained in ballet (Ms. Pauline McGrath, Debbie Allen School of Dance) and has received vocational dance exams in modern, ballet, tap, and RAD ballet (ISTD). Credits include The Nutcracker and Coppelia, (Irish National Youth Ballet), Swan Lake (Ballet Ireland). Sarah toured nationally with Monica Loughman and INYB. Additionally Sarah has danced with London Studios Centre, Central School of Ballet, the Yorkshire Seminars, and was granted a scholarship for the Impultz dance festival in Vienna where she studied with India’s got Talent judge, Terrence Lewis.

Hip Hop

Hip Hop

Hip Hop dance classes will focus on a variety of dance styles that include elements of popping, locking, breaking, tutting and more that correspond to today's hip hop music. This fun class will have a similar structure to other dance classes including a warm-up, technique, and learning routines, but will be more about finding your inner funk and enjoying yourself to the beat of the music. Jump high, kick loud, and get down to the beat in this fun and stylized class.