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DEL Weekend Workshop with Doug Varone and Randi Sloan

Dancing with a Ballet Master: Mr. Balanchine & The Blueprint
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
1:30-6:30 pm
2 sessions
$185 until Jan 16 | $200 after Enroll Now

Isadora Duncan: The Body & Spirit in Dance Education
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
1:30-6:30 pm
2 sessions
$185 until Apr 19 | $200 after Enroll Now


Dance for Students with Special Needs
Diane Duggan, PhD, BC-DMT, LCAT 

Integrate dance therapy theory with best practices in dance education and positive behavior supports. Create movement activities that utilize the strengths and meet the needs of children and adolescents who have emotional, behavioral, learning, sensory and/or physical challenges. This course is approved by the ADTA for DMT Alternate Route training. 

Mon, Feb 16, 2015, 10 am-6 pm
Tue & Wed, Feb 17 & 18, 10 am-4 pm
3 sessions
$375 until Feb 9 | $400 after

*Offered in collaboration with 92Y Dance/Movement Therapy Program.

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DEL Harkness Dance Festival

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 4: Martha Graham Dance Company
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 each

All five performances + all five master classes + culminating DEL workshop (Mar 28, 1:30-5:30 pm): $200

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