You may recognize Alexis as our visiting modern and contemporary teacher for the August summer intensive. What you may not yet know is that she is also a phenomenal tapper and tap instructor! We are taking advantage of this incredible person and her incredible skills!
Join us for a very special tap workshop next week immediately following our (absolutely amazing) August summer intensive. You can come to one or both days, with a nice discount if you come to both!
Friday Evening 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Saturday Morning 10:30 - 12:00 pm
$30 for a single class
$50 for both classes
Register online or when you arrive (cash or check only at the studio, credit card online):
> Register for Classes > Master Classes and Workshops
We hope you, too, take advantage of having such stunning teachers visiting us this summer, here specifically to work with you!
Alexis Robbins, a native of Wakefield, RI, graduated from Hofstra University with a B.A. in Dance and B.S. in Exercise Science. Currently based in New Haven, CT, Robbins is a tap and contemporary choreographer, teaching artist, performer, musical collaborator, and improviser. Robbins is the Artistic Director of her project based tap and contemporary dance company, kamrDANCE, which has performed throughout New York, New Jersey, and New England, as well as created four original dance films. She has taught as an adjunct professor and guest instructor at Hofstra University and at several studios and workshops throughout New England, New York, and New Jersey, and virtually in Georgia and Montana. She has current teaching affiliations with Neighborhood Music School and Rockwell Dance Center. Past and guest teaching affiliations include the Hartford Dance Collective, MiXt Co, and Elm City Dance Collective. Robbins has performed as a featured soloist at the Ely Center for Contemporary Art, the Friday Pop Up Series on the New Haven Green, Kehler Liddell Gallery, and events by New Haven Jazz Underground, Hartford Jazz Society, Make Music Day, and Arts on Call (IFAI). She has been awarded the Artist Workforce Initiative Sponsorship from the New Haven Arts Council and the CT Office of the Arts for her community tap jams with live music, and commissions from Artspace New Haven (City Wide Open Studios 2019 and Open Source 2021) and the International Festival of Arts and Ideas (2020). Robbins currently serves on the Sandbox Advisory Board at the New Haven Arts Council where she is a passionate advocate for dance and marginalized artists, as well as dances for Hartford, CT based modern choreographer Rebecca Pappas. She hopes to continue to share her love for dance and music with communities in Connecticut and beyond.