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Deborah Damast, MA, and Andrea Markus, MA
This celebratory workshop explores the transformational movement vocabulary and dynamic cultural contexts of African Dance forms. Investigate effective teaching practices that inspire students to develop their personal creativity, cross cultural communication and respectful perspectives of the vast, diverse world around them.
Sat, Oct 11 & 18, 2014
$185 until Oct 3 | $200 after
Kathleen Isaac, MA
Learn hip-hop technique, focused on correct body placement and safety. Build meaningful bridges to other arts and disciplines through exciting, time-tested lessons and activities that include technology and encourage the exploration of hip-hop's rich history. Gain new insights into the art form’s deep social and cultural significance.Sun, Nov 9 & 16, 2014
$185 until Nov 1 | $200 after
Tina Curran, MFA, PhD and Heather Watts Hon. DFA
Explore the genius of George Balanchine, lauded as one of the greatest artists of the 20th century. Study his aesthetic vision, musical inspiration and choreographic voice to inspire engaging dance curricula in technique, dance appreciation and composition. Focus on selected masterworks, incorporate the strands of the NYCDOE Blueprint and bring the study of this and other choreographers into your own classroom and creative work.Sat & Sun, Jan 24 & 25, 2015
$185 until Jan 16 | $200 after Enroll Now
Catherine Gallant, MA
Learn about the innovative spirit of Isadora Duncan and her revolutionary impact on dance education in the early 20th century. Dance teachers and practitioners will experience the Duncan technique and repertoire led by experts in the field.Sun, Apr 26 & May 3, 2015
$185 until Apr 19 | $200 after Enroll Now
Diane Duggan, PhD, BC-DMT, LCAT
Tue & Wed, Feb 17 & 18, 10 am-4 pm
$375 until Feb 9 | $400 after
*Offered in collaboration with 92Y Dance/Movement Therapy Program.
Randi Sloan, MFA with Adam Barruch, The Bang Group, Vicky Shick Dance, Martha Graham Dance Company and Sally Silvers
Use Harkness Dance Festival performers’ artistry as inspiration for your dance curriculum! Experience Friday night performances and work with the corresponding artist in the following Saturday's master class. Reflect on dance-making strategies unique to each artist, making connections to the NYCDOE Blueprint.Week 1: Adam Barruch
Week 2: The Bang Group
Week 3: Vicky Shick Dance
Week 5: Sally Silvers
Friday performances (Feb 20, 27, Mar, 6, 13, 20 at 8 pm) + Corresponding Saturday Master class (Feb 21, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, 1:30-5:30 pm): $50 eachAll five performances + all five master classes + culminating DEL workshop (Mar 28, 1:30-5:30 pm): $200