Workshops and Master Classes


February 24, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Brukwine is a Caribbean inspired workout created by Tavia and Tamara. It’s total body workout for WOMEN that provides new and exciting ways to move. Women will learn the hottest signature Brukwine moves, how to wine your waist and isolate the hips while feeling feminine and sexy . Waist wining, booty shaking, sweat drenching, calorie…

Conference of the Birds: Story Gathering and Movement Workshop

March 7, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Boston Center for the Arts has commissioned ANIKAYA Dance Theater to create a major original movement theatre piece, Conference of the Birds. Integral to the creation of this piece are public story gathering and movement workshops with a focus on connecting the Muslim, immigrant, refugee and dance communities. ANIKAYA Dance Theater invites you to contribute…

Simonson Contemporary Jazz Workshop

March 10, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
March 11, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
March 11, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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  New York-based artist Teresa (Te) Perez Ceccon will teach two Simonson Contemporary Jazz Technique classes along with an Anatomy Awareness class at The Dance Complex March 10-11. Te is the protege of Lynn Simonson, who developed the Simonson Jazz Technique, an anatomically aware and organic approach to movement. This series offers an approach to dance that can add longevity and…

Grant Writing: aMaSSiT Choreography Lab Thinking Workshops at The Dance Complex

March 11, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

“Grant Writing” will delve into the ins and outs of getting artistic work funded, particularly via local and national grants. This workshop is part of The Dance Complex’s aMaSSiT Choreography Lab Thinking Workshop Series. These discussion seminars will focus on various elements of being a successful administrator and director of your art. Topics will focus…

Baroque Dance Repertory Workshops

March 17, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
April 21, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
May 19, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Each session will be self-contained, devoted to a dance or dances reconstructed from baroque dance notation: ballroom dances from the early 18th century that would have been “performed” at elaborate court balls or at private gatherings. Steps are in a turned-out position, as in ballet, and involve lots of bending and rising, with small or…

Producer Relations: aMaSSiT Choreography Lab Thinking Workshops

April 8, 2018
5:45 pm - 6:45 pm

“Producer Relations” will focus on the concept of touring, regionally and beyond. Encompassed within this topic will be how to build relationships with and understand the needs of the Technical Director and Producer as a whole of the theater at which you are presenting work. This workshop is part of The Dance Complex’s aMaSSiT Choreography…

Bringing Dance to People with Dementia

May 5, 2018
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
May 6, 2018
9:00 am - 5:30 pm

15 hour training at an Assisted Living in Westwood, MA to help dancers, dance educators, dance/movement therapists feel more confident to lead a dance/expressive movement program for people with memory loss. This training provides theoretical and practical skills for anyone interested in bringing dance to people with neurocognitive challenges. The training is experiential and interactional…

Rhythm Works Integrative Dance Instructor Certification Workshop

July 22, 2018
8:00 am - 6:30 am

Rhythm Works Integrative Dance is a groundbreaking program & teacher training to uses rhythm and dance to aid in achieving student therapeutic goals. While our focus is on teaching students who have learning differences & other special needs, you’ll walk away with tools that will help ALL students! Educational topics include: Sensory processing & how…