Classes for High School Students

High School Dance

At Columbus Modern (CoMo) Dance, we provide dancers ages 15–18 with modern training. Our modern classes build strength, flexibility, creative expression, and performance skills.

Advanced Dancers
Advanced high school dancers with significant prior training are also invited to explore our preprofessional opportunities with our second company, CoMo II. Contact us for more information and audition info.

LOCATION: DOWNTOWN, Galbreath Pavilion: Studio #4
39 E. State Street, Columbus, OH 43215 (Ohio Theater basement).

Enter on the East side of the building near Columbus Commons. At the security desk, proceed downstairs to the last studio on your right.

PARKING: Parking is available at street meters along State St. If those are full, more parking is available at street meters on Town St. The meters are enforced in the evenings, but they do take credit cards! Alternatively, parking is available at Columbus Commons Parking Garage off 3rd or Rich Streets or in Statehouse Parking Garage off 3rd Street.

DETAILS: Schedule is subject to change. Class purchases are nonrefundable and valid only for the date/session specified. Classes that do not meet our minimum enrollment will be canceled, attendees will be notified, and a full session refund will be issued.

WHAT TO WEAR: All of our modern classes are done in barefeet, so no need to buy shoes! Dancers should wear comfortable exercise clothing. No skirts or jeans, please.

REGISTRATION: Register by purchasing online below or emailing classes@comodance.org. Parent/guardian must attend the first class or arrange to sign our release and treatment waiver in advance.


JANUARY - FEBRUARY 2020 SCHEDULE

MODERN DANCE CLASS & CHOREOGRAPHY: 6-CLASS SERIES (All levels) with Laura Puscas
TUESDAYS from 6:30-7:30pm (Weekly)
Winter Session #1 Dates: 1/7, 1/14, (no class 2/4), 2/11, 2/18, 2/25, & (2/29 Performance)
Plus! YOU CHOOSE: 1/21 (Advanced Small Group) OR 1/28 (Beginner Small Group)

Downtown Studio: Galbreath Pavilion (Studio 4), 39 E State St.

Join Director Laura Puscas of the Columbus Modern Dance Company for a 6-class series of modern dance technique & composition. Students will learn a vocabulary of modern dance steps, explore their own movement, and learn group choreography. The class series will conclude with a performance opportunity at CoMo's Season Finale company performance on Saturday, February 29th at 4pm at the Abbey Theater of Dublin.

6-Class Series: Five full-group classes. AND For the third class session of this series, choose to attend either 1/21 (Advanced) or 1/28 (Beginner) for a smaller class experience.

SESSION COST: $60

MARCH 2020 SCHEDULE

MODERN DANCE CLASS & CHOREOGRAPHY: 4-CLASS SERIES (All levels) with Laura Puscas
TUESDAYS from 6:30-7:30pm (Weekly)
Winter Session #2 Dates: 3/3, (no class 3/10), 3/17, 3/24, 3/31
Downtown Studio: Galbreath Pavilion (Studio 4), 39 E State St.

Join Director Laura Puscas of the Columbus Modern Dance Company for a 4-class series of modern dance technique & composition. Students will learn a vocabulary of modern dance steps, explore their own movement, and learn group choreography. At the final class, we will take a video of our dance work that you can share with friends & family.

SESSION COST: $40
(Minimum class size = 4 students)

APRIL - MAY 2020 SCHEDULE

MODERN DANCE CLASS & CHOREOGRAPHY: 4-CLASS SERIES (All levels) with Laura Puscas
TUESDAYS from 6:30-7:30pm (Weekly)
Spring Session Dates: 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, (no class 5/5)
Performance: Saturday, May 9 - CoMo's Mother's Day Tea in the Garden
Downtown Studio: Galbreath Pavilion (Studio 4), 39 E State St.

Join Director Laura Puscas of the Columbus Modern Dance Company for a 4-class series of modern dance technique & composition. Students will learn a vocabulary of modern dance steps, explore their own movement, and learn group choreography. The session will conclude with a performance opportunity preceding the company's 5/9 Mother's Day Tea in the Garden performance at the Topiary Park.

SESSION COST: $40
(Minimum class size = 4 students)