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Master Class with Ruth Childs: A Unique Opportunity to Learn Parts of Lucinda Childs's Most Famous Pieces: Katema and Calico Mingling

Master Class with Ruth Childs: A Unique Opportunity to Learn Parts of Lucinda Childs's Most Famous Pieces: Katema and Calico Mingling

Ruth Childs is pleased to give a short masterclass on the choreographic work of Lucinda Childs focusing on the period that comes after the Judson Dance Theater period. In the 1970s, three founding elements appear in Lucinda’s way of creating: the use of a score, a path in a space and a rhythm imposed without music. Ruth wants to share, discuss and work on the scores of Calico Mingling (1973) and Katema (1978.)

TRACES 2021

TRACES 2021

Vermont Dance Alliance (VDA) will present TRACES 2021 in three locations simultaneously:  Montpelier, White River Junction & Burlington. Traces, a day of outdoor dance happenings, will celebrate the change into summer, dancing in public spaces, and connection of community. Traces began in 2016 as a day-long festival of outdoor dance happenings throughout downtown Burlington VT.  As we move into our fifth annual Traces event, VDA has chosen the theme of water conservation. We believe that together we can make a difference in protecting the water in our communities.

Contemporary Modern Master Class with Christal Brown, for ages 12 - Adult

Contemporary Modern Master Class with Christal Brown, for ages 12 - Adult

Join us May 1st, 3 - 4:30pm for this exciting Master Class with Christal Brown, Chair of Middlebury College's Dance Dept. Her uniquely designed pedagogy "Liquid Strength" will guide students toward greater awareness, purpose and power. This Int/Adv Contemporary Modern Master Class is open to students ages 12 - Adult. Take advantage of this rare opportunity! For more information visit: http://www.spotlightvermont.com/christal-brown-contemporary

Exploring New Terrain: Introduction to Butoh Practice- Body as Unknown Landscape

Exploring New Terrain: Introduction to Butoh Practice- Body as Unknown Landscape

Photos curtesy of David Gonsier (1&2) and PILIPALA (3)

This Spring, from January through June, VDA is partnering with two Vermont dance studios: "Open Door Integrative Wellness" in White River Junction and "SoBo Studio" in Brattleboro to bring exciting weekend workshops to the Vermont dance community! We are calling the series "Exploring New Terrain..." happening once per month, introducing new ways of dancing, and unique styles of dance practices.

Exploring New Terrain: Finding our Movement Potential with Nathalie Jonas

Exploring New Terrain: Finding our Movement Potential with Nathalie Jonas

This Spring, from January through May, VDA is partnering with two Vermont dance studios: "Open Door Integrative Wellness" in White River Junction and "SoBo Studio" in Brattleboro to bring exciting weekend workshops to the Vermont dance community! We are calling the series "Exploring New Terrain..." happening once per month, introducing new ways of dancing, and unique styles of dance practices.

Join us Sunday February 21st from 10am-12noon for a dynamic workshop with Nathalie Jonas!

HeartMind: Zen & Art

HeartMind: Zen & Art

The Art Monastery and San Francisco Zen Center invite you to an immersive online weekend that will offer you new tools to drop into profound states of spaciousness, relaxation and joy. Surprise yourself by encountering the mysterious and powerful life force that courses below the surface of your everyday mind.

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