THE COUPLES WORKSHOP with Dianné Jean Aldrich

4Pillars4Health EcoSpace

Dianné & Dancers

Dianné & Dancers is a pick up dance troupe comprised of adult and youth students of Dianné Jean Aldrich.  Classes are offered at 4Pillars4Health EcoSpace on Tuesday evenings, semester Master Classes at UW-Madison and throughout the school year at Madison Country Day School.  Recent Performances include:  Li-Chiao Ping’s 2015 Summer Dance Intensive Performance @ Lathrop Hall UW-Madison, Overture Center-Rotunda-Children’s Mental Health Awareness Event, MCDS Fine Arts Week.

Madison Country Day School Dance Club

Dianné Jean Aldrich with MCDS Dance Club dancer Molly S. at their Overture Center performance in honor of Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day on May 7, 2015

In addition to our preparations for and our participation in the annual MCDS Fine Arts Week dance performance, the MCDS Dance Club explores a range of movement styles throughout the year. The dancers learn portions of the classic Luigi Jazz Dance Technique as the club’s technical base infused with explorations into improvisation, classical and contemporary modern dance dynamics, ballet technique, rhythm work, pertinent anatomy/physiology and identification of significant American choreographers.

Dianné Jean Aldrich returned to Madison after 14 years of professional dance in New York City and abroad. She is a master teacher of the Luigi Jazz Dance Technique, is a guest teacher for the UW-Madison Dance Department, BFA graduate from the SUNY Purchase Dance Conservatory, Thayer Fellowship in the Arts Recipient and is the owner of 4Pillars4Health EcoSpace, Llc., an Integrated Wellness, Dance, Yoga and fully equipped Pilates studio in Monona, WI.

Performance Credits:

Lincoln Center, Radio City Music Hall,  Fox Theaters/Memphis, Detroit, Atlanta, Rouén, France with the Pssst! Company, Mercedes-Benz Germany/Detroit, Li-Chiao Ping NYC, LA, San Francisco, Overture Center, Madison Opera, Solo Performance at the Festival d’Avignon, France.

Dance, Performance & Sports Coaching

Train, heal, polish and perfect under the expertise and masterful eye of Dianné Jean Aldrich.

  • Overcome Chronic Injury
  • Bust Through Technique Plateau
  • Dramatically Enhance Performance Quality
  • Prepare for Auditions and Try-Outs
  • Improve Posture, Confidence and Clarity
  • Know Your Body Intimately and How It Can Help You Achieve Success in Your Sport, Craft or Art Form.
  • Increase Strength, Flexibility, Agility and Grace Under Pressure.

Dance Workshop for Technique & Performance

Dianné Jean Aldrich and son in New York City with long time teacher and friend Luigi, the godfather and innovator of American Jazz Dance.  Never Stop Moving!

Dancers and Dance Enthusiasts will enjoy working in a small group with a focus on improving overall technique and preparing for performance. Each class is steeped in the Luigi Jazz Dance Technique fused with Contemporary Modern and elevated by precision Pilates & Ballet form to offer a powerhouse dance experience.  Allow the masterful eye of Dianné Jean Aldrich to take your dance to new heights of awareness, inspiration, impeccable execution and sheer excitement.

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