Master classes taught by guest teaching artists are offered to expand student’s ability and knowledge of the arts.

Master classes are are open to all current and past Advanced Performing Ensemble and Conservatory students. All other students must have permission from Renee or Rena before attending. Permission is based on current level of training and experience. Contact us with questions 925-385-0354.


Contemporary Dance with Mary Katherine Patterson

Saturday November 4th, 2017 | 3:30-5pm at Diablo Performing Academy

Mary Katherine began her dance and theater training in Orange County California with West Coast Performing Arts and received her B.A. from Arizona State University. She has a Master of Arts From University of Illinois. She was a company member of Scottsdale Arizona Jazz Ensemble and Desert Dance Theater. Mary Katherine performed with Alight Dance Theater in Washington DC, Amy Lewis Dance Project, and is currently working with choreographer Stephanie Unger. She’s taught and choreographed for various schools and studios and is certified in Pilates. Recently relocating back to the bay area, Mary Katherine has enjoyed returning to the wonderful artistic community here and bringing her love of dance to students.

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