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Every gift counts, no matter how small or large. Conservatory for Contemporary Dance Arts needs your contribution to our programs. We can not make it without you. CCDA is a Mark Foehringer Dance Project which a 501 c 3 non profit. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Or, send a check to: Mark Foehringer Dance Project/SF 1388 Haight Street #28, San Francisco, CA 94117

If you have questions please let us know, by sending an email to Gary@ccdancearts.org or calling: 510-703-9126 . Thank you! Gary@ccdancearts.org

Educating, inspiring and developing through dance

Testimonials

See what our students and parents are saying

  • I highly recommend this program for dancers who want to pursue contemporary dance on the college or professional level. My son studied with Mark Foehringer Dance and the other instructors here for two years, and it was one of the best things he did. He would not be the contemporary dancer he is today if it were not for this program. If you live in the Bay Area (N. CA), check it out.
    Nina Amir - Parent
  • I have so much respect and appreciation for Mark and what his program has to offer. He and his faculty of instructors prepared my daughter so well for college dance. She had the tools she needed in both dance etiquette and technique. She was invited to attend every program she auditioned for, and now is thriving. I couldn't have asked for a better experience.
    Julie Egbert - Parent
  • The most valuable thing I learned from Mark Foehringer was how to be a good professional. Of course I honed things like line, virtuosity, clarity ... things associated with good technique, as well as expanding my artistic interests under his direction. But I learned that it isn't how "good" a dancer I am, but how good a dancer I am to work with that matters. This has been a key factor in building a successful career as a dancer.
    Katherine Wells, professional dancer with Robert Moses' Kin, formerly with Lar Lubovitch Dance Company,

What's on at CCDA

Featured classes and events

Contemporary Dance Workshop with Anthony Lomuljo (Guest Artist of Pina Bausch Dance Company and Sasha Waltz)

July 24-26 from 4:30-8 pm
At CCDA (SJSU Dance studios in Washington Square Hall Building
 at San Jose State University)
Workshop fee: $150
 
About Anthony's workshop in his own words: Going back to basics and the fundamentals of technique.  My class explores many classical modern techniques that are not often explored in todays contemporary world. Using such vocabulary like Jose Limón, Paul Taylor, Martha Graham, Lester Horton and Merce Cunningham as well as other improvisational techniques from Ohad Narharin and William Forsythe, I created a class that is base on technique and movement coordination, used both in classical and modern genres, to help and develop a well rounded artist. Playing with musicality and efficient movement throughout space, this is a great platform to reconnect to basic technique to further gain and explore your own movement vocabulary.  This class prepares your body to develop, strengthen, and help find coordination, that one tends to be unaware of and reconnect to a way of moving efficiently. This gives the dancer the opportunity to warm up the body structure as a whole using stamina and endurance, but engaging their mind and intellect as well to dive further in their technique and artistry. 

To register, contact jessie@mfdpsf.org

CCDA Summer Intensive Workshop

July 31-August 4 from 9 am to 5 pm
At CCDA (SJSU dance studios in Washington Square Hall Building 
at San Jose State University)
 
Daily Schedule:  
9 to 10 am -Yoga with Raphaël Boumaïla or Conditioning with Julian Lacey
10:15 Ballet with Julian Lacey
12:15 to 12:45 Lunch
12:45 to 2:45 Contemporary dance with Brian Fisher; Heather Cooper; Anthony Lomuljo or Modern dance with Raphaël Boumaïla; Jeanene Winston
2:45 to 3 pm Jazz with Jill Yager; Dominique Lomuljo; Jessie Egbert or Haitian Dance with Portsha Jefferson or Movement Invention with Marc Brew/Axis Dance Company

Workshop Fee$ 400 (With an additional $50 registration fee)
Single Day Fee $ 90 
Single Class Fee $25

To register, contact jessie@mfdpsf.org
 
Meet the faculty for the CCDA Summer Intensive Workshop:
Jeanene Winston - Graham Technique 
Raphaël Boumaïla - Yoga and  Limón Technique 
Dominique Lomuljo - Jazz Technique 
Anthony Lomuljo - Contemporary Technique 
Portsha Jefferson- Haitian Dance 
Marc Brew of Axis Dance Company - Movement Invention 
Brian Fisher - Contemporary Modern Technique 
Julian Lacey- Ballet Technique and Conditioning  
Jessie Egbert - Contemporary Jazz
Heather Cooper - Contemporary Technique 
Jill Yager - Jazz Technique

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