As a center for American Physical Theatre Synetic offers an exciting array of classes for professional artists and anyone who is interested in cultivating an active and creative life. Discover new ways of moving and develop a more robust physical vocabulary with any of our classes in fitness, pantomime, dance, acting, or technique.
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Calling All Actors, Professional Development Opportunity
Lucid Body with Shayna Freedman
March 17th, 11am – 2pm, $40 Early Bird until Feb 15th/ $50 Regular
Lucid Body is a psycho-physical acting technique that explores the energetics of the body in order to decrease habits and increase versatility. Learn the Lucid Body fundamentals for diagnosing physical and emotional patterns, as well as exploring its signature tools for character development. Not an actor? Even better! Experience Lucid Body as a way of deepening one’s understanding of self.
Lucid Body is taught in prestigious acting programs and workshops around the world; New York University, Yale School of Drama, Stella Adler, The Actor’s Center, London, Paris, Berlin, Milan, Rio de Janeiro, and Mexico City. For more information, please visit www.LucidBody.com.
Winter 2018 Classes >> January 8th – March 31st
Registration Now Open
Monday, 6pm – 7pm, $180
Led by senior instructors we offer a dynamic exercise routine from week to week, making sure to provide a balance between pushing students to their limits, while not over stressing their bodies. Synetic Fitness is a fun and affordable one of kind exercise experience for actors, athletes, and anyone else with a desire to move!
Synetic Movement Technique
Monday, 7:15pm – 8:45pm, $270
Synetic Technique is a highly specialized class that focuses on developing a heightened sense of body awareness and corporeal expression through a series of inter-disciplinary physical vocabularies. Connecting the mind to the body, this class creates a capable and highly adaptable physical awareness boosting confidence and leaving the student with a unique skill set that readies them for a variety of performance styles and methods.
Tuesday, 6pm – 7pm, $180
Though not a traditional Ballet class, this ten-week session challenges students to learn the basic principles of the Ballet technique. Students learn proper posture while magnifying strength and stamina. Beginning at the Barre, the class expands students’ range of movement building long lean muscles while improving flexibility and balance. Each week boosts confidence and develops various techniques as students leap, turn, and glide across the floor.
Synetic Stage to Studio
Tuesday, 7:15pm – 8:15pm, $180
Synetic has done it all: Swing, Jazz, Salsa, Hip-Hop, Ballet and much more! We want to share the choreography of Resident Choreographer, Irina Tsikurishvili, with you! This season we take the stage back to the studio as we teach you the breathtaking, energetic, and dramatic choreography from your favorite Synetic productions such as Twelfth Night, Taming of the Shrew, Carmen, Much Ado About Nothing, and much more! Students are not required to sign up with a partner, but do need to be ready and comfortable to learn to dance with other students in the class. No previous dance experience necessary, all levels welcome!
Wednesday, 6pm – 7pm, $180
Led by senior instructors we offer a dynamic exercise routine from week to week, making sure to provide a balance between pushing students to their limits, while not overstressing their bodies. Synetic Fitness is a fun and affordable one of kind exercise experience for actors, athletes, and anyone else with a desire to move!
Hip-Hip for Beginners
Thursday, 6pm – 7pm, $180
Synetic’s hip-hop class will be a fusion of old school street dance and contemporary hip-hop technique, covering basics such as breaking, popping, locking, isolations and footwork, and expanding into other styles of street dance. The class will emphasize developing the students’ individual movement quality, while improving upon musicality, rhythmic connection and confidence. This ain’t no Zumba class at your local gym. So if you want to sweat and flex your dance skills, with new choreography every week, drop in, or enroll for a session. Suitable for all levels, so bring your mom, best friend or worst enemy. Subsequent classes will be tailored to the particular interests and goals of the students.
If you’d like to attend more than one class this session we recommend purchasing one of our Flex Passes:
Synetic Flex Pass: $425 An all access pass to every Adult Class offered at Synetic Studio for 12 weeks.
Take one, or all six classes a week for 12 weeks! Mix and match classes from week to week and attend at your pleasure. Flex your muscles, increase your flexibility, and keep your schedule flexible with the Synetic Flex Pass.