Workshops and Master Classes

Master Class with Francesca Harper at Harvard Dance Center

October 24, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

CREATIVE THINKING & PERFORMANCE TECHNIQUE WITH FRANCESCA HARPER Internationally acclaimed performer and choreographer Francesca Harper, artistic director of the Francesca Harper Project, will lead a master class workshop on developing movement improvisation skills. A former principal dancer with Frankfurt Ballet under the direction of choreographer William Forsythe, Ms. Harper will introduce Forsythe technologies; lead students…

MINDFUL TOUCH: A full-day Contact Improv workshop with Olivier Besson

November 4, 2017
9:45 am - 4:00 pm

Olivier Besson, Full-time Improv Professor at Boston Conservatory ask us: How do we create a dance with space, allowing it to flower in our presence? “We play with various ways of seeing while exploring the many layers of mindful touch to guide us into newly charted territory where the known and the unknown merge. Each…

Cotting School Conference, Making Things Possible: Educating the Whole Child

November 18, 2017
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

We are pleased to announce that registration for our Conference, Making Things Possible: Educating the Whole Child, is now available. We’ve brought together expert speakers and workshop leaders to share evidence-based, practical strategies in hands-on sessions and discussions throughout the day. In addition, our vendor and resource exhibit areas will provide the opportunity for you…

Baroque Dance Repertory Workshops

November 18, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
January 20, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
February 17, 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…

Urbanity Winter Intensive

October 29, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
December 27, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
December 28, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Urbanity Dance has just opened registration for our WINTER INTENSIVE! This year will feature three separate days dedicated to: Commercial Dance Training: Wednesday, December 27th Concert Dance Training: Thursday, December 28th Intensive Intermediate Dance Training: Friday, December 29th Register for one day, or take all three with our esteemed faculty: dancers from Urbanity’s professional company…