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11 am - 12 noon (BEG)
12 noon - 1 pm (INT)

Senior Class
Theater Dance

Reina Bolles

“Theater Dance for Seniors” is every Tuesday from 11:00-12:00. “Theater Dance” is a term that includes several styles of dance. These styles are Jazz, Ethnic, Period, Social, Lyrical, and Theatrical. The class begins with a basic jazz warm up and continues with technical skills that may include isolations, pliés (knee bends), tendus (leg and foot stretches), body stretches, strength, core work, across the floor movement skills, and basic turns. The class concludes with a 15-30 minute dance combination from one of the styles listed above. Reina Bolles has taught ballet and theater dance for over 40 years to dancers from ages 4 to 84.
Reina has taught dance to students age 4 to 81 and currently teaches the Aging Creatively Dance Class on Tuesday 11:00-12:00 at Dance Place. She herself has danced with Rhonda Fleming in Kismet at the LA Music Center, made an American Express commercial with Karl Malden, starred as Tiger Lily with Cathy Rigby as Peter Pan, and performed in twenty San Diego Starlight productions. Reina has choreographed award-winning show choirs and numerous musical theater productions, and was invited by the Mayor of Chula Vista to be the Artistic Director for both the opening and closing Chula Vista Centennial Concerts. Reina currently sings for special events and, along with her husband Ron, offers college scholarships to high school seniors majoring in music or dance.