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Musical Theatre Dance Master Class

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Presented by Winthrop Arts at Winthrop Town Centre, Riverview FL

Jan 20 2016
Musical Theatre Dance Master Class

2-hour musical theatre dance master class with professional Off-Broadway choreographer, Misha Shields

Wednesday, January 20th 

4 – 6 PM

Winthrop Barn Theatre – 11349 Bloomingdale Avenue, Riverview 33578

Misha will take you through musical theater dance routines and prepare you for your next dance call or audition. By connecting movement to the lyric, Misha teaches students how to make stronger choices, develop richer characters, and provides tools to tell stories through dance.

Misha is a NYC and Boston based choreographer specializing in musical theater, immersive performance, and aerial circus. She has choreographed the Off-Broadway productions, Who’s Your Baghdaddy? Or How I Started The Iraq War, and, The Orion Experience. Full bio at

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A little more about Misha Shields: Misha Shields is a New York and Boston based choreographer specializing in musical theater, immersive performance, and aerial work. Misha has choreographed NY productions at The Signature Theater Center, XL Nightclub, The Actor’s Temple, Astoria Performing Arts Center, The Dixon Place, The Algonquin Theatre, The Julia Miles Theatre, The Zipper Factory, as well as other regional productions at The White Plains Performing Arts Center, Yale University, Fordham University, The Boston Conservatory, Theater Works, The Broadway Kids Company, and various web-series and music videos. Off-Broadway, Misha has choreographed, The Orion Experience: Off-Broadway’s Interactive Dance Party, at XL Nightclub in midtown Manhattan, Who’s Your Baghdaddy? Or How I Started The Iraq War, at The Actor’s Temple, and Merrily We Roll Along, at Astoria Performing Arts Center. She is also the choreographer for, The Perks of Writing A Musical: A New Web-Series, and the Off-Broadway concert of Hey, You Know What Movie Would Make A Good Musical?  Misha was the Director of the Senior Dance Company at The Bridge For Dance Studio in Manhattan.

Over the past nine years, Misha has taught dance classes throughout New York and New Jersey, for Denise Simon’s Musical Theater Workshops, The Bridge For Dance, Manhattan Motion Dance Studio, Broadway Bodies Dance Studio, DramaZone, Stagelite Performing Arts & Dance Studio, Performer’s Theatre Workshop, and The Dance Shoppe.  She specializes in teaching tap, ballet, jazz, modern, pointe, hip-hop, musical theatre, Zumba, aerobics, gymnastics, aerial silks, and static trapeze. More info at


Participation in the dance master class is $20*. You can pay cash or credit at the door. You may sign up for the class by emailing

*50% goes directly to Misha & 50% to Winthrop Arts to reimburse for flight/housing


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Winthrop Town Centre

6037 Winthrop Commerce Ave, Riverview, FL 33578


    • Large Print
    • Sign Language
    • Wheelchair Access

Sign Language interpreter and Large Print materials can be made available by prior arrangement.

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