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At bluesSHOUT! 2020, we want to give you the opportunity to experience the familiar, the unknown, and sometimes, the uncomfortable. We won't be having auditions, and classes will not be leveled in the traditional way. Students can choose classes based on how hard they want to commit their mind, bodies, and souls to a subject.  

The class schedule will be posted when registration opens.  The point is to allow you to plan ahead and choose your own adventure throughout bluesSHOUT! weekend. Therefore, if you’re not quite ready for a class, you will have time to prepare. Our goal is for you to take an active role in deciding what you want to get out of the weekend, and who you want to be as a dancer and a member of this artistic community.

We are excited to offer a new class option this year - the single class ticket, otherwise known as an a la carte option. We will be offering single class tickets when the After 5 Dance Only passes go on sale on January 31, 2020.

We have added some Bring Your Own Partner(s) aka BYOP classes. If you need help finding a partner for these classes, we have a spreadsheet to help you find someone who shares your learning styles and goals.  BYOP Partner finder. In addition, you are welcome to partner with a small group of 3-4 dancers for these classes.

Every single one of you has something you’re good at. Every single one of you has something to offer. And you have a responsibility to yourself to discover what that is. That’s the opportunity an education can provide. - President Barack Obama