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Teaching Schedule

Drop In Classes

(Available In Person or Online)

Beginner Jazz Dance

Tuesday 6:30 - 8:00pm

Beginner Contemporary 

Thursday 5.40-7.10pm

Adv. Beg. Theater Jazz Dance

Friday 6:00 - 7:30pm

Open Technique 

Friday 7:35 - 8:35pm (Limited Engagement: 1/21 - 3/25)

MICA BUTNAR - Jazz & Contemporary
Associate Director

Mica Butnar was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  A performer since her formulative years, her talents lead her to success as a professional dancer in Argentina.  After studying in Julio Bocca Academy, she performed for the reprisal of 'The Man with the Iron Mask', Luxes, Juegos de Fabrica while continuing her studies at Universidad Nacional de Artes.

Her passion for the arts and her desire to grow brought her to New York City     in 2018.  Inspired by numerous Broadway productions, she is now committed

as a full time performer in one of the world's biggest markets. 

In short time, she has already performed at the Cutting Room (NYC), halftime shows for the Brooklyn Nets and multiple shows and projects with PMT Dance Company, Julia Kane Dance Collective and Orhan Saric.

 

After dedicating herself for 3.5 years to PMT House of Dance, she found her way through struggles with severe mental illness to be an advocate for mental health. In that time, she has inspired many - all while teaching a dozen classes per week, rehearsing for shows & managing all aspects of the studio's day to day operations. For this, on May 23rd - 2021, she has received the well deserved distinction as PMT's first Associate Director.

Class description:

Mica creates a welcoming, warm and safe environment for the students to learn. She loves to have fun while in class so laughs are 100% guaranteed! She challenges the students pushing them to the next level, giving individual feedback to help them grow.

Beginner Jazz: This class is for students with a minimum knowledge of technique. It focuses on Jazz and Ballet foundation to build a strong base to then move to the choreography where you will work on dynamics, training the body and brain to learn choreography and enjoy dance at the same time.

 

Adv. Beg. Theater Jazz:  An advanced level of technique is required to get the maximum from this class. It starts with a really fun and cardio warm up, followed by technique and focus on battements and turns to finish in a long challenging but FUN choreography. The goal is to offer the students tools to learn and remember choreography and the difference in this class is the focus on storytelling, characteristic of Theater Jazz.

Beginner Contemporary: This classes it is a completely different class from the other classes Mica offers, it is structured to help the students connecting the breath with the movement, learning and focusing on spine movements, contractions, basic floorwork and connection with feelings finding dynamics and flow.

Open Technique: In this class we will work on Jazz and Contemporary fundamentals and basics to get more advantage when taking other classes. There is no choreography, just drills and space to practice and master your technique.