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Lainie Munro is a New York City-based director, choreographer, and performer. Most recently she choreographed Sweet Charity for New Haarlem Arts Theater, which won her the 2012 AUDELCO award for Best Choreography. Her work on Sweet Charity earned her praise from critics and was described in the New York Times as “new, exhilarating choreography.”
Other choreography credits include: an episode of Hope and Faith starring Kelly Ripa, Oklahoma!...read more
This class is based on the fundamentals of rhythm tap, but primarily focuses on Broadway- style hoofing and musical theater tap. Perfect for dancers needing to brush up tap skills for auditions, or for anyone who loves Broadway and Movie Musical tap. As a pre-requisite, proficiency in Beg Level tap, including timesteps, is recommended.
Learn classic Broadway Theatre Dance movement and styles: ranging form Robbins to Bennett to Fosse: in a fun, supportive, and encouraging environment. Perfect for the singer/actor who wants to improve their technique by learning style, acting, and performance skills, or for anyone who just loves musical theatre. Lanie is known for her positive energy and for her ability to teach anyone how to dance, and how to enjoy their dancing. Class focuses on a different musical every week, and it covers technique, vocabulary, style, and performance.as a pre-requisite to this class, basic/beg ballet or jazz, or Absolute Beginner Theatre Dance Workshop is recommended.
This class is the same format as Beg Theater but accelerated to the Adv Beg level. Increased emphasis on technique, style, performance, and musicality. As a pre-requisite to this class, Beg Theater is recommended.
This class is designed for singers and actors who need to brush up their movement/dance skills for auditions. Class will emphasize learning proper technique, terminology, and especially how to pick up combinations quickly and perform them with confidence and style. This class is also ideal for anyone who loves Broadway dancing and wants to learn how to dance at a true beginner level in a fun, positive, and supportive environment.