Blueberry Dance Festival kicks off Wednesday

Published: Jul. 24, 2019 at 4:25 AM EDT
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The 12th Annual Blueberry Dance Festival takes place Wednesday and Thursday at Kaufman Auditorium in Marquette. Amateurs and professionals come together to learn from dance instructors in drop-in classes and master classes.

Wednesday morning features drop-in free dance classes taught by local Marquette instructors.

Master classes led by professional instructors take place Wednesday night and Thursday. The classes lead up to the big event Thursday night, the dance show case and competition.

Tickets for the showcase performance on Thursday at Kaufman Auditorium can be bought at the Second Skin Shop. Tickets are $10.

Blueberry Dance Festival Schedule:

Drop-in Free Classes on Wednesday, July 24:

8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Ballet - Deborah Choszczyk

9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Lyrical/Contemporary - Milan Marietti

10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Jazz - Kimber Schumann

11 a.m. -12 p.m. Tap - Cassie Freeborn

12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Charleston - Camilla Mingay

1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Pilates - Allison Cherette & Elise Hughes

Master Classes on Wednesday, July 24:

6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Contemporary Ballet - Lauren Goodman*

Master Classes on Thursday, July 25:

8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Contemporary/Improvisation - Abigayle Cryderman*

11:00 a.m - 1:30 p.m. Jazz - Abigayle Cryderman*

2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tap - Camyle Cryderman*

*Registration fee for Master Classes