Cara Smith (Ministry of Art)

A practical class focusing on contemporary dance techniques including improvisation and choreographic processes. There will be opportunity to be inspired as well as learning an excerpt from an original dance composition. Be prepared to get a sweat up! And have loads of fun!

Cara-Leigh Uttley is a choreographer/dance teacher currently teaching at Tauranga dance school, Rise Dance Company. Classically trained in RAD, NZAMD Jazz and Contemporary- her favourite genre is Contemporary dance. Cara effectively uses dance techniques fused with raw passion to communicate a message or story. She loves to equip dancers with a drive for excellence while maintaining authenticity and purpose.