Workshops

Paul Spielman

April 29, 2017
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Please join us for a full day of Contact Improvisation play designed to reinforce fundamental skills and encourage new perspectives. FINDING YOUR INER COMPASS Five hours of instruction with… NEIGE CHRISTENSON Saturday, April 29th, 2017 Here’s what Neige is saying about the work… “How do we navigate the openness of Contact Improvisation without a map?…

Dancers Toolkit: with Aline Newton

April 30, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Underlying the myriad of techniques and forms of dance is a common thread:the body, a living being, moving in the field of gravity. Get to know this being through these three workshops! It will help you in your dance or yoga practice, and in your daily life. Each workshop will focus on an aspect of…

US Ballet Associates

April 30, 2017
9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Registration is now open for US Ballet Associates 2017. Masterclasses in ballet, character and modern for ballet students aged 8-18 years to increase technique, artistry and musicality. FACULTY Karin Averty, former Premiere Danseuse with Paris Opera Ballet and Principal at San Francisco Ballet. Karin teaches at the Jackie Kennedy Onassis school at American Ballet Theatre…

LGBTQ Dance Camp

May 5, 2017
10:00 am

A magical weekend of gender-free dancing for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer folks and their friends with housing in heated dorms or unheated cabins, six meals, nature walks, variety shows. singing sessions and more. Callers Linda Leslie and Chris Ricciotti, musicians Amy Richardson Larkin, Jacqueline Schwab and Max Newman

Baroque Dance Repertory Workshop

May 6, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
July 22, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Baroque Dance Repertory Workshops 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 and at private gatherings. No prior Baroque dance experience is required — steps needed for the dances will be…

PREPARATION FOR PERFORMANCE: SPIRALS & HELIX with Irene Dowd

May 12, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
May 13, 2017
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
May 14, 2017
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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The body’s anatomical potential for movement is enormous – far more expansive than the movement vocabulary one is habitually using. Practicing the material being offered in this workshop will help you to go beyond the familiar and enrich your choreographic resources by considering this full anatomical potential. We will discuss some of the choreographic, anatomical,…

BUSINESS NUTS AND BOLTS for PERFORMING ARTISTS

May 23, 2017
9:00 am
May 24, 2017
9:00 am

Apply to participate in a free two-day crash course for performing artists on May 23-24 in Boston. Learn the ins and outs of running a creative business from working artists/educators Seth Lepore and Amy Smith. Participants will be equipped with tools that can be implemented right away, including the fun and effective Business Model Canvas, while having…

Boston Early Music Festival: Dance Workshop

June 15, 2017
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
June 15, 2017
9:30 am - 11:00 am

Enjoy a dance lesson with Early Dance specialist and BEMF Dance Director Melinda Sullivan! Acclaimed for her work as a performer, choreographer, director, and teacher, Ms. Sullivan leads two 90-minute classes. Session One will focus on popular dances of Monteverdi’s time, including the pavane, galliard,and passo e mezzo. Session Two will focus on ballroom dances…

Renaissance Dance Repertory Workshop

June 17, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  Each session will be self-contained, devoted to one or more Italian ballroom dances from around 1600, as described in treatises of the period. Steps are in a “natural” (not turned out) position. Movement quality varies: steps can be smooth or sharp, calm or vigorous. Some dances, like galliards, include lots of jumps; others are…

Boston Early Music Festival Family Day

June 17, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Dance like it’s 1699! Children and parents will not want to miss this fun and engaging introduction to the dance and music of the time of André Campra. BEMF Dance Company member Caitlin Klinger will introduce basic popular dance and musical forms from the Le Carnaval de Venise and the Baroque period, including a line…