Classes + Workshops

The Alloy School: Discovering Dance

KST Presents

with Chandler Bingham

Saturdays, July 13 – August 10, 2024
11:00am – 11:50am
Ages 6 – 10

KST’s Alloy Studios | 5530 Penn Ave.
Pay What Moves You: Classes start at $10


This class offers an engaging introduction to the world of dance with a focus on building fundamental techniques and fostering creativity. Embark on a vibrant journey of movement exploration through the infectious beats of hip hop to the graceful elegance of ballet and the lively rhythms of jazz. Students will delve into a variety of dance styles. 


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Chandler Bingham started her training in ballet, jazz, modern, and contemporary ballet at an early age. She holds a B.A. in Dance and a minor in History from Point Park University. She has performed choreography by Staycee Pearl, Daniel Karasik, Kiki Lucas, David Norsworthy, Shana Simmons, and many others; and has performed in stage / film work with Bricolage Production Company, Rashaad Newsome, and Allana Clarke. In addition to being a multidisciplinary performance artist, she is also a published model. Chandler has been a Company Dance Artist with Staycee Pearl Dance Project & Soy Sos since 2019. 


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Learn About The Alloy School

Saturday, June 29, 2024
10:00am – 11:00am

KST’s Alloy Studios | 5530 Penn Ave.


Interested in registering for classes or already registered? Stop by The Alloy School for a 60-minute interactive presentation introducing this session’s lineup of Teaching Artists and classes. Enjoy a brief demonstration from each artist, tour our facilities, and enjoy light refreshments. Attendance is not required for class registration, but is a great way to explore our unique offerings!

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The Alloy School Showcase
and Let’s Move! Family Dance Party

Saturday, August 10, 2024
10:00am Showcase
11:00am Dance Party 

KST’s Alloy Studios | 5530 Penn Ave.
Pay What Moves You: $5 – $20


Celebrate the six-week Alloy School journey with our Showcase and Let’s Move! Family Dance Party. The event includes a one-hour public celebration of learning during which each class will present a performance. The Showcase is followed by a family-friendly dance party for all. Community partners will be present hosting kids crafts throughout the dance party.  

The Alloy School is made possible with support from the Henry C. Frick Educational Fund of the Buhl Foundation, and The Grable Foundation. Kelly Strayhorn Theater is supported in part by the taxpayers of Allegheny County through a public grant from the Allegheny Regional Asset District (RAD). RAD works here.