Drop In Classes

Our professional instructors engage and challenge participants while honoring their unique perspectives and abilities.

Classes are $15 per session unless otherwise noted. 10-class passes can also be purchased at the studio for $135.  To reserve a spot ahead of time, please find your class on the schedule below and click on "sign up". 

College Student Discount: $12 drop in class valid with a current student ID. 

For dancers taking their first class at Urbanity, we encourage signing up in advance and coming to class at least 15 minutes early to fill out our student waiver!

Drop in classes are cancelled for the week of September 2–6, and will return on September 9!


Meg Anderson  hails from central Massachusetts where she began her early dance career. She continued her dance education at Dean College and graduated with her BA in Dance in 2012. Since graduation Meg has danced in prestigious theaters such as the Ailey Theater, Jordan Hall, and the Paramount Theater. She was honored to be one of the only two female dancers ever to perform Pilobolus’s famous founding quartet Ocellus alongside fellow Urbanity Dancer Jamie Ballou. Throughout her six seasons with Urbanity, Meg has had the pleasure of working with many notable choreographers such as Betsi Graves, Marcus Schulkind, Jaclyn Walsh, Carl Flink, Jackie Nowicki and Andy Noble. She has also had the opportunity to present her own choreography, collaborating with such organizations as Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra, Boston Children’s Choir and Emerson Dance Ensemble, and creating many works on Urbanity’s company dancers. Meg is honored to have many rolls within Urbanity including Artistic Associate, Director of the Junior Apprentice Program and Youth Companies, as well as Co-director of the Urbanity Dance Summer Intensive.

Meg Anderson hails from central Massachusetts where she began her early dance career. She continued her dance education at Dean College and graduated with her BA in Dance in 2012. Since graduation Meg has danced in prestigious theaters such as the Ailey Theater, Jordan Hall, and the Paramount Theater. She was honored to be one of the only two female dancers ever to perform Pilobolus’s famous founding quartet Ocellus alongside fellow Urbanity Dancer Jamie Ballou. Throughout her six seasons with Urbanity, Meg has had the pleasure of working with many notable choreographers such as Betsi Graves, Marcus Schulkind, Jaclyn Walsh, Carl Flink, Jackie Nowicki and Andy Noble. She has also had the opportunity to present her own choreography, collaborating with such organizations as Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra, Boston Children’s Choir and Emerson Dance Ensemble, and creating many works on Urbanity’s company dancers. Meg is honored to have many rolls within Urbanity including Artistic Associate, Director of the Junior Apprentice Program and Youth Companies, as well as Co-director of the Urbanity Dance Summer Intensive.

Intermediate/Advanced Contemporary

with Meg Anderson  

Mondays 7:30-9:00 p.m.

UDHQ - 1180 Washington St


Levi Philip Marsman  is from Boston, MA. He began his training at the Boston Arts Academy, OrigiNation Cultural Arts Center, and Jeanette Neill Dance Studio as a scholarship recipient in their Boston Youth Moves Program. After graduating from the from the Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Levi was awarded a place in the Scholarship Program at The Ailey School. He later enrolled in the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program, which lead to an invitation to join Ailey II by former director, Sylvia Waters before graduation. Levi’s performance credits include the Radio City Christmas Spectacular (New York), Movements Dance Company (Jamaica), OrigiNation (Boston), Lula Washington Dance Theatre (Los Angeles), Reed Dance (Pittsburgh) and PHILADANCO! (Philadelphia).  Levi has been Artist in Residence at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee and Teacher In Residency for Urbanity Dance and is currently on faculty in the Ailey Extension program of the Ailey School. As a choreographer, he has created works for institutions such as Dallas Black Dance Theatre: Encore!, the Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, Sharron Miller Academy for the Performing Arts, Alexander W. Dreyfoos School for the Arts, Marygrove College, Renaissance High School, Boston Youth Moves, Endicott College, Georgian University's Black Movements Dance Theatre, the Joffrey School, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, The Ailey School, Reed Dance, the Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach, Ballet Ecclectica at Center of Creative Arts, and OrigiNation. He has worked extensively with his mentor Christopher Huggins as co-choreographer and collaborator for dance companies and schools such as Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Duke Ellington School for the Arts, and the Juilliard School.  Levi’s awards include Contemporary Dance Silver Medalist of the 4th Seoul International Dance Competition, 2007 Young Professionals Awardee—Martha Hill Dance Fund, Best Performance at the 10th Annual Oakland Dance Festival in Michigan and first recipient of the 2016 Ballet Inc. Emerging Choreographer Award. He was recently asked to perform an original solo in the 2018 Boston Contemporary Dance Festival and was one of two guest choreographers to create a new work for Urbanity Dance in Boston in their "Urbanity NeXt" Project in 2017. He is excited to have choreographed for the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program, Eastern Michigan University and Dean College this past school year and to be Artist in Residence at the Boston Arts Academy. This summer he choreographed a new work for Move(NYC) and new works in the Ailey School’s summer intensive for both professional and junior divisions. He is excited to be returning to the Boston Arts Academy this fall and to be creating a new work for Richmond Ballet’s 2019-2020 season.

Levi Philip Marsman is from Boston, MA. He began his training at the Boston Arts Academy, OrigiNation Cultural Arts Center, and Jeanette Neill Dance Studio as a scholarship recipient in their Boston Youth Moves Program. After graduating from the from the Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Levi was awarded a place in the Scholarship Program at The Ailey School. He later enrolled in the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program, which lead to an invitation to join Ailey II by former director, Sylvia Waters before graduation. Levi’s performance credits include the Radio City Christmas Spectacular (New York), Movements Dance Company (Jamaica), OrigiNation (Boston), Lula Washington Dance Theatre (Los Angeles), Reed Dance (Pittsburgh) and PHILADANCO! (Philadelphia).

Levi has been Artist in Residence at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee and Teacher In Residency for Urbanity Dance and is currently on faculty in the Ailey Extension program of the Ailey School. As a choreographer, he has created works for institutions such as Dallas Black Dance Theatre: Encore!, the Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, Sharron Miller Academy for the Performing Arts, Alexander W. Dreyfoos School for the Arts, Marygrove College, Renaissance High School, Boston Youth Moves, Endicott College, Georgian University's Black Movements Dance Theatre, the Joffrey School, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, The Ailey School, Reed Dance, the Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach, Ballet Ecclectica at Center of Creative Arts, and OrigiNation. He has worked extensively with his mentor Christopher Huggins as co-choreographer and collaborator for dance companies and schools such as Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Duke Ellington School for the Arts, and the Juilliard School.

Levi’s awards include Contemporary Dance Silver Medalist of the 4th Seoul International Dance Competition, 2007 Young Professionals Awardee—Martha Hill Dance Fund, Best Performance at the 10th Annual Oakland Dance Festival in Michigan and first recipient of the 2016 Ballet Inc. Emerging Choreographer Award. He was recently asked to perform an original solo in the 2018 Boston Contemporary Dance Festival and was one of two guest choreographers to create a new work for Urbanity Dance in Boston in their "Urbanity NeXt" Project in 2017. He is excited to have choreographed for the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program, Eastern Michigan University and Dean College this past school year and to be Artist in Residence at the Boston Arts Academy. This summer he choreographed a new work for Move(NYC) and new works in the Ailey School’s summer intensive for both professional and junior divisions. He is excited to be returning to the Boston Arts Academy this fall and to be creating a new work for Richmond Ballet’s 2019-2020 season.

Intermediate/Advanced Contemporary

with Levi Marsman

Tuesdays 7:30-9:00 p.m.

Urbanity Headquarters - 1180 Washington St.


Stan Karachev, also known as "eSKapade", has 9 years of dance experience participating on teams such as CONcept ARTists, StreetHYpE, VibeStyle, Dance2Save and Colleges of Fenway Dance program. Through classes, showcases, competitions, sessions and battles, Stan is continuously striving to learn and grow in various dance styles including Hip Hop, house, krump, locking, popping, dancehall, vogue and more. Stan believes that whether it's taking class or teaching, dance is an exchange of energies, cultures and movements. It's about connecting to the music and enjoying the process of your dance journey. Check him out on YouTube and Instagram  @eSKapadeLife.

Stan Karachev, also known as "eSKapade", has 9 years of dance experience participating on teams such as CONcept ARTists, StreetHYpE, VibeStyle, Dance2Save and Colleges of Fenway Dance program. Through classes, showcases, competitions, sessions and battles, Stan is continuously striving to learn and grow in various dance styles including Hip Hop, house, krump, locking, popping, dancehall, vogue and more. Stan believes that whether it's taking class or teaching, dance is an exchange of energies, cultures and movements. It's about connecting to the music and enjoying the process of your dance journey. Check him out on YouTube and Instagram @eSKapadeLife.

All Levels Hip Hop

with Stanislav Karachev

Thursdays 7:30-9pm

UDHQ - 1180 Washington St

 

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