Workshops

Couples Date Night: Tango & Rumba

February 28, 2017
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Looking for a great date night idea? Join us for fun and carefree evening learning a special dance with your partner! Two Workshop dates: Valentine’s Day – February 14 – Tango for Two February 28 – Romantic Rumba This class is great for beginners and no previous experience is required. Just be ready to have…

Salsa Classes for beginners

March 3, 2017
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
March 10, 2017
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
March 17, 2017
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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The New York Style Salsa On 2 Beginners Class will cover the history of salsa, musical background and structure, basic social/partnering dance technique and etiquette and basic salsa steps and partnering combinations. The basics of Afro-Cuban dances will be discussed and taught as part of the curriculum. The class is design for students with no dance…

Deep Dance Dive with JoAnna Mendl Shaw

March 3, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
March 5, 2017
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
March 5, 2017
7:00 pm
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Join us for this unique opportunity to dive deep into your performance practice  with JoAnna Mendl Shaw of The Equus Project/OnSite NYC (www.equus-onsite.org). Train intensively with JoAnna throughout the course of the weekend, and participate in the informal production of JoAnna’s work: The Breaking Ring. Schedule: 3/3 10am-noon: Deep Dance Series Master Class 3/5 2:30-4:30…

One Hundred Years of Modern Dance (The Early Moderns)

March 4, 2017
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
March 11, 2017
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

  After a brief warm-up, you will be learning the repertory of the following famous Modern Dance Choreographers March 4th – Duncan and Denishawn (“Narcissus”, “Incense”, “Mazurka and Tango.” March 11th – Weidman and Sokolow (” Three Brahms Waltzes” and “The Pond, The Cage, The Pond”).

Happy Me Children Dance program 3-4 YEAR OLD

March 4, 2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am
March 11, 2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am
March 18, 2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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The Happy Me Children Program is designed for children ages 3-4 and 5-6 . Children will learn some of the principles in dance that can be very helpful for many other things in life, such as musicality, coordination, balance, working through the space using levels, directions, developing creativity, the ability to express, love and much…

AXIS Teacher Training in Physically Integrated Dance – The Fundamentals

March 10, 2017
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

AXIS Dance Company offers this exciting, movement-based workshop for current and aspiring teachers and faculty working with diverse populations, with the goal of introducing inclusive dance practices and sensitivity. The session includes learning and experiencing participatory exercises and activities for use in classrooms as well as discussion about disability, language, and the development of AXIS’…

AXIS Int/Adv Integrated Dance Composition Workshop

March 11, 2017
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

AXIS Artistic Director/choreographer Marc Brew and AXIS Dancers will share the creative tools, improvisation scores and exercises the company draws on to create dance composition for disabled and non-disabled dancers. The company draws from a rich history of the last 30 years and the numerous choreographers the company has had the pleasure to collaborate with…

Physically Integrated Dance Master Class with AXIS Dance Company

March 16, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The BU Arts Initiative, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The Dance Program, and Disability Services is pleased to host AXIS Dance Company for a residency March 13-18, 2017. The Dance Program invites you to this exciting dance form for people with and without physical disabilities, using creative movement, improvisation and modern dance techniques….

Fundamentals of Physically Integrated Dance with AXIS Dance Company

March 17, 2017
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The BU Arts Initiative, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The Dance Program, and Disability Services is pleased to host AXIS Dance Company for a residency March 13-18, 2017. The Dance Program invites you to join this workshop, which will focus on investigation and exploration of physically integrated dance, which feature dancers with and…

Nia with AfricaN tWIST

March 18, 2017
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Alice Heller teaches Nia with an African twist  as part of Boston Dance New England weekend, see website for other offerings www.dancefriday.org/springweekend2017