Workshops and Master Classes

DFD Presents: Bollywood Workshops

October 26, 2019
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

DFD Academy presents two new Bollywood workshops this fall featuring Dancer/Choreographer, Rohit Gijare! 12-1:30pm – Bollywood with Rohit Gijare Rohit Gijare is a professional Choreographer/Dancer from New York City. Rohit is trained in Kathak, Bollywood, Street Jazz, Hip Hop & Folk. 1:30-3pm – 90’s Bollywood with Devika Dhawan Devika Dhawan is the founder/choreographer of DFD…

Effiji Breath Workshop at The Dance Complex

October 27, 2019
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
November 9, 2019
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Effiji is a type of meditation focused on using the breath to increase the body’s vital capacity, as well as reveal and heal stored patterns in the mind body complex. Because our breath can be conscious or unconscious, an automatic act or deliberate act, it directly mirrors our level of consciousness in our lives. By…

Moroccan Dances Workshop Series with Soumaya MaRose

October 27, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
November 3, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
November 24, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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This workshop series will offer a deeper presentation of some different style through a regional and historical explanation. The information shared will help you to understand better the Raks Sharqi through Moroccan dance and his North African roots. This will be accompanied by personal experience, videos and stories that will reveal some “secret of the…

Kids 8 – 11 Break Dance Circle/Cypher with Sean McDonnell

October 27, 2019
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
November 3, 2019
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
November 24, 2019
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Cypher / Dance Circle $20 Drop-in Cost www.HouseoftheRisingTides.com In Hip-Hop culture, a cypher is essentially a respectful unification of the minds, generally sharing knowledge on the Hip-Hop art in practice. For new eyes, a BBoying/BGirling cypher may look like it’s a general circle of dance. This is understandably incorrect; a Breaking cypher can range and…

Constanza Macras: Lecture at MIT Performing series

October 31, 2019
7:00 pm

Award-winning dance theater choreographer Constanza Macras discusses her background in documentary, community, and biography-driven performance work. Her lecture at MIT is part of the MIT Performing series, presented by the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST). The lecture is free and open to the public. This is not a master class, it is…

Dance Friday

November 1, 2019
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Tuning Moving Meditation with Helena Froehlich & live music with Stan Strickland. Like a musical instrument you can consciously choose what you are Tuning in, to guide your energy and develop your well-being. Starting with a Tai Chi style warm-up, you will be invited to practice gentle moving meditations, tuning with positive affirmations. Then the…

Dance Education Laboratory (DEL) Mini-Workshops

November 2, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
November 9, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
December 7, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Open to all levels ages 16+ | FREE Explore dance education practices dedicated to artistry, collaboration, and dance making in workshops inspired by the work of Pillow Lab residency artists. Includes a 3-hour workshop, lunch, a tour, and In Process Series showing with a Pillow Lab artist. Comfortable clothing suggested. DEL at Jacob’s Pillow is…

Bringing Dance to Frail Elders and People with Dementia Training

November 2, 2019
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
November 3, 2019
9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Open to anyone who enjoys dancing and working with people with dementia. There are no paid performance opportunities.

New England Youth Dance Exchange

November 9, 2019
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

NEYDEX is a youth centered, day of dance in a non-competitive atmosphere. Dance studios from across New England come together for a day of master classes, concert style performance education, and a formal performance showcase. Feedback on the performance is given privately by a panel of dance professionals. Feedback and panel scores are designed for…

Pantos Project Dance Winter Intensive

December 27, 2019
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
December 28, 2019
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

DECEMBER 27TH | AGES 11-14 | 12:00-5:00 DECEMBER 28TH | AGES 15+ | 12:00-5:00 The program allows dancers to receive physically demanding training, and continue each individual’s artistic journey. Faculty includes Kat Pantos (Artistic Director), Carolyn Breton, and Alyssa Vernet! This 5 hour workshop will include Contemporary, Improvisation, Modern, Jazz Fusion, and more. Pantos inspires…