Martha ChapmanMartha Chapman has taught at Steps on Broadway for over twenty years where she finds joy in sharing her love of dance with the next generation of dancers and dance enthusiasts and supporters. She believes dance training unites the body, mind and spirit! She is also on faculty at Peridance Center and Dancewave Inc., is quoted extensively in The Pointe Book, a publication about 'pointe' technique, and was featured twice in Dance Teacher Magazine.
Martha performed with NYC Opera Ballet, NJ Ballet, Ontario Ballet Theater and Cork City Ballet in Ireland among many others including at the Edinburgh Festival and Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors. Her performing repetoire spanned such classics as Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake to character roles and contemporary works, some created on her. She now Co-directs and dances and choreographs with Omega Dance Company, where she has set works for the National Cathedral in Washington, DC and multiple New York venues including St. Ignatius Loyola. She directs dance ministries with her home congregation, The Church of the Village, where Omega is an Artist-in-Residence.Class description:
Martha believes dance unites body, mind and spirit, regardless of the level or age of the student. Young Dancer classes focus on interaction, joy of movement and musical responsiveness. As students progress, the focus shifts to body awareness, building technique, movement quality and musicality.