Fall 2022

Name
Days
Location
Jazz Intensive Ages 10-12
Special Jazz Dance Intensive with guest master teacher Nathalie Marrable.

Born and raised in South Africa, Nathalie Marrable left home at 13 after being scouted by premier danseur John Magnus of The Joffrey Ballet who provided a full scholarship to study in the USA. After graduating from Boston Ballet School, Nathalie danced classically with professional companies such as Boston Ballet, Alberta Ballet, The Goh Ballet Youth Company, English National Ballet, Ontario Ballet Theatre & Canadian Symphony Orchestra. After a time on the road, she moved to London, England where she danced with Synergy, a modern ballet company, as Soloist.

While in London Nathalie caught the eye of pop queen Madonna who hired her over 700 hopefuls to be a body & movement double. Nathalie worked with Madonna’s team in commercials, stage & tv, most recently on a series of Japanese Brillia Mare Ariake ads by Steven Klein. In 2006 she landed her first major theatre role for the tour of Dirty Dance Nights, which would go on to be the smash hit Dirty Dancing on Broadway. She has since performed in over 100+ stage productions around the world, winning rave reviews for her portrayal of various characters, most notably Kitty in the Tony Award-winning show The Drowsy Chaperone.

In 2010 Nathalie was selected as a backing vocalist for singer Michael Buble. As part of The Bublettes, she performed at the Vancouver Winter Olympics Closing Ceremonies, broadcast to 20 million people worldwide. She has sung for various bands/singers on stage & tv including Janelle Monae, Pussycat Dolls live, The Agency & Candy Girl Cabaret. She has performed as a showgirl with The Thursford Christmas Spectacular and in Paris, France in various reviews. Her solo burlesque show Le Cabaret Suzy Q was featured at Des Wintergarten Varieté in Berlin, Germany (2012-2015).

Nathalie has choreographed and creatively directed live stage & television productions for fashion house Dosso Dossi with supermodel Miranda Kerr, Koc Festival, Miss Turkey Elidor, Adidas, Smirnoff for Madonna (MDNA), British Petroleum (BP), Sony Experia, Ziynet Sali, Hale Caneroğlu, Yuksek Sadakat for Eurovision, maNga for RedBull Soundclash, Tarkan, Star TV, The Beyaz Show, equity musicals Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, South Pacific and more. In 2012 she began collaborating with Turkey's reigning recording artist Kenan Doğulu and creatively directed a 10-dancer, 16-city tour for Fanta Coca-Cola. She has been featured in magazines abroad such as Marie Claire, Kadinca & 10SAYFA.

As an actress/dancer she has appeared in episodes for Disney, Hellcats, Superman, Doctor Who, Eureka, and Flash Gordon. Film credits include Center Stage II, Night At the Museum, and Life Movie Network. She was featured in the Kate Spade 2021 International Summer Campaign that went viral last year. She is on faculty for RDA, Deviate Dance, The Institute of Musical Theatre New York, and Broadway Dance Center. Nathalie is the creator and founder of “Cabaret Burlesque”, an empowering all-inclusive dance movement based out of New York. Her Broadway credits include Female Swing u/s Olga with the Tony Award-winning musical "An American in Paris" and Dance Captain with "My Fair Lady” (2022).
Monday
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Pilates Mat - M
Mat-based Pilates class focuses on strength, stability, posture, proper breath control, and flexibility. Each class will work to balance all muscle groups’ strength and flexibility, with an emphasis on challenging the core muscles with each movement. Classes will be taught using slow, controlled movements. Modifications are suggested for beginners or for those with physical limitations and is suitable for all levels. Mat Pilates is a challenging yet safe method to lengthen and sculpt your body and to feel increased agility in your everyday movements. All students must bring their own mats to class.
Monday
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Ballet 1
A full-length classical ballet class following a structured and developmentally appropriate curriculum. Students will begin at the barre where they will build strength, technique and coordination. They will progress to movement in the center and across the floor. Dancers will be introduced to ballet theory, technique and artistic concepts.
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Ballet 2
A full-length classical ballet class following a structured and developmentally appropriate curriculum. Students will begin at the barre where they will build strength, technique and coordination. They will progress to movement in the center and across the floor. Dancers will be introduced to ballet theory, technique and artistic concepts.
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 2
BAST Downtown
Elementary 2A Ballet/Tap
Ballet and Tap class for dancers age 7 and up. This class continues to build on movement concepts, as dancers develop their technique through the structure of a traditional ballet class. Tap skills continues to develop as dancers explore more complex rhythm patterns and increased speed.
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 2
BAST Downtown
Tap/Jazz 1/2
Combination tap and jazz class for students ages 8 and up. Jazz technique introduces concepts such as body isolation, coordination, flexibility and rhythm. Dancers will enjoy moving to age appropriate pop music as they explore rhythm and coordination. Tap class will continue to introduce new concepts and skills as they progress in their technique.
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Ballet 4/5 - M
Intermediate through Advanced ballet technique class. Placement is at the discretion of the school director and students are encouraged to take 3 or more classes weekly to see optimum results from their training. Students will continue to move through advanced skills and concepts while also developing their artistry as performers.
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 2
BAST Downtown
Ballet 6/7 - M
Intermediate through Advanced ballet technique class. Placement is at the discretion of the school director and students are encouraged to take 3 or more classes weekly to see optimum results from their training. Students will continue to move through advanced skills and concepts while also developing their artistry as performers.
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Pointe 6/7 - M
Intermediate through Advanced pointe class. Placement is at the discretion of the school director and students are encouraged to take 2 or more pointe classes weekly to see optimum results from their training. Students will continue to develop the strength and skills necessary to perform more advanced ballet choreography.
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Adult Ballet
Basic Ballet technique class for adults of all ages and levels. Focus will be on utilizing ballet technique to build strength, flexibility and stamina. Dancers will also explore artistry of movement.
Tuesday
12:00 PM to 12:45 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Creative A Dance Ballet/Tap - T
Early Childhood dance program designed to introduce students to creative movement, ballet and tap through a developmentally appropriate curriculum. Dancers will explore movement, music and rhythm as well as learn introductory vocabulary and skills in ballet and tap. Dance will also be used to explore early literacy, math and other educational concepts.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Kinder Ballet/Tap
Ballet and Tap class for dancers age 5 and up. At this level dancers will begin to develop their skills in concentration, coordination and listening. They will also be introduced to more vocabulary and concepts in ballet and tap technique.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Ballet 3 - T
An intermediate ballet class continuing the school curriculum. Students continue to develop the technique and artistry necessary to advance in their training. Ballet 3 students are strongly encouraged to take 2 technique classes weekly, and are required to take 2 classes if they take pointe. Mastery of Ballet 1/2 technique is required.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Strength & Flexibility 4/5/6/7
A class designed for intermediate to advanced dance students to improve strength and flexibility as a means to facilitate safe and steady progress in their dance training. Students will need a mat, theraband, pinky ball and yoga block.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 2
BAST Downtown
Ballet 4/5 - T
Intermediate ballet technique class. Placement is at the discretion of the school director and students are encouraged to take 3 or more classes weekly to see optimum results from their training. Students will continue to move through advanced skills and concepts while also developing their artistry as performers.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 2
BAST Downtown
Ballet 6/7 - T
Intermediate through Advanced ballet technique class. Placement is at the discretion of the school director and students are encouraged to take 3 or more classes weekly to see optimum results from their training. Students will continue to move through advanced skills and concepts while also developing their artistry as performers.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Pilates Mat - W
Mat-based Pilates class focuses on strength, stability, posture, proper breath control, and flexibility. Each class will work to balance all muscle groups’ strength and flexibility, with an emphasis on challenging the core muscles with each movement. Classes will be taught using slow, controlled movements. Modifications are suggested for beginners or for those with physical limitations and is suitable for all levels. Mat Pilates is a challenging yet safe method to lengthen and sculpt your body and to feel increased agility in your everyday movements. All students must bring their own mats to class.
Wednesday
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Elementary 1 Ballet/Tap
Ballet and Tap class for dancers age 6 and up. This class continues to build on movement concepts, as dancers develop their technique through the structure of a traditional ballet class. Tap skills continues to develop as dancers explore more complex rhythm patterns and increased speed.
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Elementary 2B Ballet/Tap
Ballet and Tap class for dancers age 7 and up. This class continues to build on movement concepts, as dancers develop their technique through the structure of a traditional ballet class. Tap skills continues to develop as dancers explore more complex rhythm patterns and increased speed.
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 2
BAST Downtown
Tap 3/4/5
Tap class for dancers ages 10 and up. Dancers will explore basic tap technique, skills and rhythm.
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio 2
BAST Downtown
Tap 6/7
Tap class for dancers ages 13 and up. Dancers will explore basic tap technique, skills and rhythm.
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Jazz 3/4/5
Leveled according to age and ability. Jazz class develops concepts such as body isolation, coordination, flexibility and rhythm. Dancers will enjoy moving to age appropriate pop music as they explore diverse rhythm and movement styles.
Wednesday
5:45 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio 2
BAST Downtown
Jazz 6/7
Leveled according to age and ability. Jazz class develops concepts such as body isolation, coordination, flexibility and rhythm. Dancers will enjoy moving to age appropriate pop music as they explore diverse rhythm and movement styles.
Wednesday
5:45 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Contemporary 3/4/5
Contemporary class will incorporate many of the foundations of modern dance technique, including suspension and release, fall and recovery, the use of momentum and connecting breath with movement. Dancers will explore new ways of moving in combinations, floor work and partnering, and also in various methods of improvisation.
Wednesday
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio 2
BAST Downtown
Contemporary 6/7
Contemporary class will incorporate many of the foundations of modern dance technique, including suspension and release, fall and recovery, the use of momentum and connecting breath with movement. Dancers will explore new ways of moving in combinations, floor work and partnering, and also in various methods of improvisation.
Wednesday
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Adult Tap
Basic tap class for adults of all ages and levels. Dancers will learn basic tap steps and combinations in a fun and stress free setting.
Thursday
12:00 PM to 12:45 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Creative B Dance Ballet/Tap - Th
Early Childhood dance program designed to introduce students to creative movement, ballet and tap through a developmentally appropriate curriculum. Dancers will explore movement, music and rhythm as well as learn introductory vocabulary and skills in ballet and tap. Dance will also be used to explore early literacy, math and other educational concepts.
Thursday
3:15 PM to 4:15 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Ballet 3 - Th
An intermediate ballet class continuing the school curriculum. Students continue to develop the technique and artistry necessary to advance in their training. Ballet 3 students are strongly encouraged to take 2 technique classes weekly, and are required to take 2 classes if they take pointe. Mastery of Ballet 1/2 technique is required.
Thursday
4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Ballet 4/5 - Th
An intermediate ballet class continuing the school curriculum. Students continue to develop the technique and artistry necessary to advance in their training. Ballet 4/5 students are strongly encouraged to take 2 technique classes weekly, and are required to take 2 classes if they take pointe. Mastery of Ballet 1/2 technique is required.
Thursday
4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio 2
BAST Downtown
Pointe 4/5
Students are eligible to be considered for pointe once they have reached the Ballet 3 level, and placement is at the discretion of the school director. A minimum of 2 ballet technique classes weekly is required to enroll in pointe. Permission from school director is required before enrolling in pointe, and faculty should be consulted before purchasing pointe shoes.
Thursday
5:45 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 2
BAST Downtown
Pre-Pointe
Students are eligible to be considered for pointe once they have reached the Ballet 3 level, and placement is at the discretion of the school director. A minimum of 2 ballet technique classes weekly is required to enroll in pointe. Permission from school director is required before enrolling in pointe, and faculty should be consulted before purchasing pointe shoes.
Thursday
5:45 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Ballet 6/7 - Th
Intermediate through Advanced ballet technique class. Placement is at the discretion of the school director and students are encouraged to take 3 or more classes weekly to see optimum results from their training. Students will continue to move through advanced skills and concepts while also developing their artistry as performers.
Thursday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Pointe 6/7 - Th
Intermediate through Advanced pointe class. Placement is at the discretion of the school director and students are encouraged to take 2 or more pointe classes weekly to see optimum results from their training. Students will continue to develop the strength and skills necessary to perform more advanced ballet choreography.
Thursday
8:00 PM to 8:45 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Cabaret Burlesque
ONE NIGHT ONLY!
Cabaret Burlesque is a movement. This class focuses on empowering the human form through dance and the art of Parisian striptease. It is a healthy, safe environment that encourages fun with friends. Attendees will learn how to create a striptease act while having a good time and leave feeling strong and sexy. Get ready to laugh, move, and feel fabulous. Students should wear what they are comfortable moving in, and are asked to bring a large men's button down shirt and gloves if available.

Born and raised in South Africa, Nathalie Marrable left home at 13 after being scouted by premier danseur John Magnus of The Joffrey Ballet who provided a full scholarship to study in the USA. After graduating from Boston Ballet School, Nathalie danced classically with professional companies such as Boston Ballet, Alberta Ballet, The Goh Ballet Youth Company, English National Ballet, Ontario Ballet Theatre & Canadian Symphony Orchestra. After a time on the road, she moved to London, England where she danced with Synergy, a modern ballet company, as Soloist.

While in London Nathalie caught the eye of pop queen Madonna who hired her over 700 hopefuls to be a body & movement double. Nathalie worked with Madonna’s team in commercials, stage & tv, most recently on a series of Japanese Brillia Mare Ariake ads by Steven Klein. In 2006 she landed her first major theatre role for the tour of Dirty Dance Nights, which would go on to be the smash hit Dirty Dancing on Broadway. She has since performed in over 100+ stage productions around the world, winning rave reviews for her portrayal of various characters, most notably Kitty in the Tony Award-winning show The Drowsy Chaperone.

In 2010 Nathalie was selected as a backing vocalist for singer Michael Buble. As part of The Bublettes, she performed at the Vancouver Winter Olympics Closing Ceremonies, broadcast to 20 million people worldwide. She has sung for various bands/singers on stage & tv including Janelle Monae, Pussycat Dolls live, The Agency & Candy Girl Cabaret. She has performed as a showgirl with The Thursford Christmas Spectacular and in Paris, France in various reviews. Her solo burlesque show Le Cabaret Suzy Q was featured at Des Wintergarten Varieté in Berlin, Germany (2012-2015).

Nathalie has choreographed and creatively directed live stage & television productions for fashion house Dosso Dossi with supermodel Miranda Kerr, Koc Festival, Miss Turkey Elidor, Adidas, Smirnoff for Madonna (MDNA), British Petroleum (BP), Sony Experia, Ziynet Sali, Hale Caneroğlu, Yuksek Sadakat for Eurovision, maNga for RedBull Soundclash, Tarkan, Star TV, The Beyaz Show, equity musicals Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, South Pacific and more. In 2012 she began collaborating with Turkey's reigning recording artist Kenan Doğulu and creatively directed a 10-dancer, 16-city tour for Fanta Coca-Cola. She has been featured in magazines abroad such as Marie Claire, Kadinca & 10SAYFA.

As an actress/dancer she has appeared in episodes for Disney, Hellcats, Superman, Doctor Who, Eureka, and Flash Gordon. Film credits include Center Stage II, Night At the Museum, and Life Movie Network. She was featured in the Kate Spade 2021 International Summer Campaign that went viral last year. She is on faculty for RDA, Deviate Dance, The Institute of Musical Theatre New York, and Broadway Dance Center. Nathalie is the creator and founder of “Cabaret Burlesque”, an empowering all-inclusive dance movement based out of New York. Her Broadway credits include Female Swing u/s Olga with the Tony Award-winning musical "An American in Paris" and Dance Captain with "My Fair Lady” (2022).
Sunday
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Jazz Intensive Ages 13 and up
Special Jazz Dance Intensive with guest master teacher Nathalie Marrable.

Born and raised in South Africa, Nathalie Marrable left home at 13 after being scouted by premier danseur John Magnus of The Joffrey Ballet who provided a full scholarship to study in the USA. After graduating from Boston Ballet School, Nathalie danced classically with professional companies such as Boston Ballet, Alberta Ballet, The Goh Ballet Youth Company, English National Ballet, Ontario Ballet Theatre & Canadian Symphony Orchestra. After a time on the road, she moved to London, England where she danced with Synergy, a modern ballet company, as Soloist.

While in London Nathalie caught the eye of pop queen Madonna who hired her over 700 hopefuls to be a body & movement double. Nathalie worked with Madonna’s team in commercials, stage & tv, most recently on a series of Japanese Brillia Mare Ariake ads by Steven Klein. In 2006 she landed her first major theatre role for the tour of Dirty Dance Nights, which would go on to be the smash hit Dirty Dancing on Broadway. She has since performed in over 100+ stage productions around the world, winning rave reviews for her portrayal of various characters, most notably Kitty in the Tony Award-winning show The Drowsy Chaperone.

In 2010 Nathalie was selected as a backing vocalist for singer Michael Buble. As part of The Bublettes, she performed at the Vancouver Winter Olympics Closing Ceremonies, broadcast to 20 million people worldwide. She has sung for various bands/singers on stage & tv including Janelle Monae, Pussycat Dolls live, The Agency & Candy Girl Cabaret. She has performed as a showgirl with The Thursford Christmas Spectacular and in Paris, France in various reviews. Her solo burlesque show Le Cabaret Suzy Q was featured at Des Wintergarten Varieté in Berlin, Germany (2012-2015).

Nathalie has choreographed and creatively directed live stage & television productions for fashion house Dosso Dossi with supermodel Miranda Kerr, Koc Festival, Miss Turkey Elidor, Adidas, Smirnoff for Madonna (MDNA), British Petroleum (BP), Sony Experia, Ziynet Sali, Hale Caneroğlu, Yuksek Sadakat for Eurovision, maNga for RedBull Soundclash, Tarkan, Star TV, The Beyaz Show, equity musicals Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, South Pacific and more. In 2012 she began collaborating with Turkey's reigning recording artist Kenan Doğulu and creatively directed a 10-dancer, 16-city tour for Fanta Coca-Cola. She has been featured in magazines abroad such as Marie Claire, Kadinca & 10SAYFA.

As an actress/dancer she has appeared in episodes for Disney, Hellcats, Superman, Doctor Who, Eureka, and Flash Gordon. Film credits include Center Stage II, Night At the Museum, and Life Movie Network. She was featured in the Kate Spade 2021 International Summer Campaign that went viral last year. She is on faculty for RDA, Deviate Dance, The Institute of Musical Theatre New York, and Broadway Dance Center. Nathalie is the creator and founder of “Cabaret Burlesque”, an empowering all-inclusive dance movement based out of New York. Her Broadway credits include Female Swing u/s Olga with the Tony Award-winning musical "An American in Paris" and Dance Captain with "My Fair Lady” (2022).
Monday Sunday
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown


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