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  • 160 Westgate Mall
  • Madison, Wi

Join us on Saturday, September 15 for a Contemporary Master Class with Darwin Black. 

Darwin Black of Newark, New Jersey, started his dancing at the age of 16.   He graduated from Newark Arts High School under the direction of Ronnie D. Carney and Kim Richardson.   Mr. Black furthered his training under Nancy Turano with the New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble.   After a year of training at Alvin Ailey American Dance as a Fellowship Student under the Oprah Winfrey Scholarship, he began his professional career with the Miami Contemporary Dance Company, performing repertory by Ray Sullivan. Darwin later joined The Sacramento Ballet, performing ballets by George Balanchine, Twyla Tharp, Trey McIntyre and Matthew Neenan, to name a few. After three years with The Sacramento Ballet, he joined Pascal Rioult Dance Theater, dancing and touring throughout the United States. Mr. Black danced as a freelance artist for Alaska Dance Theatre, Lustig Dance Theatre, Montgomery Ballet and Nimbus Dance Works, and he toured throughout Europe with Momix.  Darwin later joined TU Dance under the leadership of Toni-Pierce Sands & Uri Sands. For four seasons Darwin danced World premiere works by  Uri Sands, Francesca Harper, Kyle Abraham, Gioconda Barbuto, and Katrin Hall. Darwin is currently spreading his wings  into Choreography. His first Original work by the Saint Paul Ballet "OFF THE BASE" premiered at The Cowles Center March 2017 . October 2107 Darwin Premiered "N.L.I.F" (Never Live In Fear) for Minnesota Dance Theatre. Darwin is currently Guesting for the New "Indianapolis Ballet Company".

This class is open to all ages 9 - 99. 
Regular Fee: $25
Professional Fee: $15