The Arena – Drop-in Moving Practice with Leslie O’Neill

Moving Practice is a weekly class series with rotating instructors every month. Classes prioritize rigor, diversity of contemporary aesthetics, variety of class content, and commitment.

Leslie O’Neill teaches Moving Practice on December 19 (sub for Eva Mohn)
Tuesday, 9:30-11:00am

Professional-level dancers of all styles are welcome.
Pre-registration and payment beforehand encouraged.
Suggested price of $17 per class. Pay-as-able option on all classes – we would rather you join us than not be able to attend due to financial limitations.

Leslie O’Neill has danced professionally since 2004. She began her formal training at age 18 at the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay and received her BFA in Dance from the University of Minnesota in 2003. Leslie was a founding member of Black Label Movement from 2005-2009, and joined the nationally acclaimed repertory company Zenon Dance in 2006. She built a rich and diverse performance career at Zenon until its final performance in 2019 when the company closed its doors. Leslie has performed as a guest artist with the Minnesota Opera, Jon Ferguson’s Theatre Forever, Shapiro and Smith Dance, Tamara Ober, Paula Mann, Maggie Bergeron, Laura Osterhaus/SLO Dance, James Everest/Wavelets Creative, and Mathew Janczewski/ARENA Dances. Leslie has earned recognition for her excellence in performance with Sage Award Nominations in 2009 and 2016, and she is the recipient of a McKnight Fellowship for Dancers 2010. Leslie’s choreography has been supported by Red Eye Theater, Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, Walker Arts Center, Minnesota State Arts Board, and Bryant Lake Bowl’s 9×22, where she most recently featured her latest solo project.

Location Info

The Arena
711 W. Lake Street
Studio 308
Minneapolis, MN 55408

Contact Info

Mathew Janczewski