Workshops and Master Classes

Balinese Dance

March 23, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Whether you have been to Bali or not, you will be mesmerized by the Balinese dance – a very primordial dance tradition that is a part of the religious and artistic expression among the Balinese people. Come and join us at our 3-week sessions of Balinese Dance Workshop this spring to learn the dance basics…

Renaissance Dance Repertory Workshops

March 23, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
May 18, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Each session will be self-contained, devoted to one or more French or 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…

The Movement with Keva Miles

March 24, 2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sunday February 24th from 11:00am- 1:00pm THE MOVEMENT is a community, health and wellness, conscious-dance experience. This workshop is designed to help students to quiet their minds and step into their bodies, addressing issues of mental health, anxiety and depression as major concerns in our communities. Participants will get their bodies moving in an upbeat…

Cuban Casino Couples Dancing with Or Gadish

March 27, 2019
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

I will be teaching a special 8-week workshop series on Cuban Casino partners dancing (sometimes called Cuban Salsa) suitable for novices and intermediates alike. Dancers of all levels and backgrounds are welcome, and no partner is required. Each 90-minute lesson will build on the previous ones, but be designed so that missing one session won’t…

2019 Spring Dance New England Boston Weekend

March 29, 2019
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
March 30, 2019
9:30 am - 11:00 pm

This weekend event is open to dancers of all levels: no experience needed. Festivities include:two barefoot, freestyle dances, ecstatic dance, live music, and full day of classes in a wide range of styles. Friday night “Tuning Moving Meditation” class with Helena Froehlich and live jazz musician Stan Strickland. Saturday morning opening circle 9:45, first class…

Dance for Social Justice for Self-Identified Women of Color

March 30, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We are super excited to bring you a Dance for Social Justice (DSJ) workshop for self-identified women of color. DSJ is a process-based workshop developed by Marsha Parrilla, that delves into the universal language of movement to generate conversations and create art around social justice issues in our communities. Participants exercise solidarity through group-work, the…

School at Jacob’s Pillow Recruitment Contemporary Master Class

March 30, 2019
12:30 pm

Join us to meet Pillow artists, alumni, and staff, gain audition experience, and learn about the experience of living and training on the historic grounds of Jacob’s Pillow. One or more internationally acclaimed Pillow artists lead inspirational experiences mirroring The School’s professional classes and rehearsals. Expect a fast-paced class with emphasis on a range of…

School at Jacob’s Pillow Tap Master Class

March 30, 2019
4:30 pm

Join us to meet Pillow artists, alumni, and staff, gain audition experience, and learn about the experience of living and training on the historic grounds of Jacob’s Pillow. One or more internationally acclaimed Pillow artists lead inspirational experiences mirroring The School’s professional classes and rehearsals. Expect a fast-paced class with emphasis on a range of…

Dance Education Laboratory (DEL) Essentials Workshop

March 30, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
March 31, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

What inspires children and teens to dance and learn dance? What do they need and how can dance fulfill those needs? The DEL Essentials course is an introductory course that provides an overview of the key components of the DEL model of teaching dance to children and teenagers. The DEL environment encourages active movement participation,…

aMaSSiT 19: Business Skills Lab- Grant Writing Bootcamp with Ruth Birnberg

March 31, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This class will delve into the ins and outs of getting artistic work funded, particularly via local and national grants. Participants will write draft answers to common grant application questions, and with the facilitator, workshop how to articulate clearly and concisely a project for which they need funding.

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