Concerto Dance Master Class with Visiting Artist Steve Rooks - March 12

Join Concerto Dance for an open master class with our visiting Guest Artist, Steve Rooks!

Saturday, March 12, 1:00-3:00pm at the Cowles Center for Dance, Tek Box

Mr. Rooks will be teaching a two-hour modern master class influenced by Horton and Graham techniques geared for professional and pre-professional dancers.

  • Space is limited
  • Masks required
  • Pre-registration highly recommended
  • Cost for class is $20

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Steve Rooks studied dance at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center and has performed classic works by Ailey, Donald McKayle, Talley Beatty, and Ulysses Dove. He joined the Martha Graham Dance Company in 1981 and was promoted to Principal Dancer. Currently he serves as Resident Choreographer and Professor of Dance at Vassar College, and is a Guest Instructor at the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, The Martha Graham Dance Company, and American Academy of Ballet. He has also taught at the Ballet Nacional de Mexico, International Summer School in Sydney, Australia and the Studio Centre de Dance in Paris, France. He is a member of the International Association of Blacks in Dance. In 2020, Mr. Rooks joined the Board of Trustees for the Martha Graham Dance Company.

Offered in partnership with the Cowles Center for Dance.