Audra Carabetta holds an MFA in dance from Smith College and a BFA in dance from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She has been dancing, teaching and choreographing in the Boston area since the late 90’s. Audra has been on faculty at Amherst College, Smith College, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Bridgewater State College, Holy Cross College, Ballet Arts Center of Winchester and Annemarie’s Dance Center. She has had the pleasure of performing with choreographers and companies such as: Brian Crabtree and Dancers, Lorraine Chapman The Company, Daniel McCusker Dance Project, Marcus Schulkind, Weber Dance and the Ken Pierce Baroque Dance Company. Audra’s choreography has received attention via awards and grants, and her works have been presented at various venues, some of which include: Green Street Studios, The Dance Complex, The Dance Place of Newburyport, Bowdoin College, The College of the Holy Cross, Smith College, Tufts University, The American College Dance Festival, the Massachusetts Dance Festival, The Virginia Beach Performing Arts Center, The Massachusetts Dance Festival and The Hatch Performing Arts Series in New York City.
Class Description This class combines post-modern and contemporary techniques, focusing on proper alignment, fall and recovery, Bartenief Fundamentals, directional changes and performance quality. The class begins with floor exercises and moves to standing combinations that are technically challenging, athletic and inventive. Students are encouraged to explore their own voice in a supportive and positive environment.