Professional Development

Professional Development

ChoreoLab at the Barn in Corinth, VT

ChoreoLab at the Barn in Corinth, VT

The ChoreoLab is a brand new program sponsored by The Junction Dance Festival, offering a unique opportunity for choreographers and dance artists to create and collaborate. For nine weeks, from June 1st to July 31st, five selected choreographers from Vermont and New Hampshire will have the privilege of using a professional dance studio to create their own dance project, at no charge.  Check the link below for a full program description:

https://thejunctiondancefestival.org/event/choreolab/

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 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.

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!

EXPLORING NEW TERRAIN: Continuums of Tensegrity: Within and Without

EXPLORING NEW TERRAIN: Continuums of Tensegrity: Within and Without

EXPLORING NEW TERRAIN is a workshop series presented by Open Door Integrative Wellness, SoBo Dance, and the Vermont Dance Alliance, happening on the third Sunday of each month form January through May!

Come join in for the January Workshop!
Continuums of Tensegrity: Within and Without
An online Movement Workshop with Daniel Bear Davis!
January 17th, 2021, 10 am-1 pm (EST)
REGISTRATION STILL OPEN!

For movers of all levels of movement experience, ages 16+.

Pop Up Outdoor Dance Class

Pop Up Outdoor Dance Class

Join Hanna Satterlee outside for a socially distanced dance class that will fuse somatic, improvisation, composition and contemporary technique practices. Let us come together to find joy and freedom in our dancing! Some Movement/Dance experience recommended.

SUNDAY October 4th: 1 - 2:30pm

To register please follow these instructions:
Email hannasatt@gmail.com to reserve your spot by Friday October 2nd at 8pm. You will receive a simple liability waiver to complete to confirm your registration.

SMART ARTIST VERMONT PRESENTS: Making Videos: Arts for the Internet

SMART ARTIST VERMONT PRESENTS: Making Videos: Arts for the Internet

SMART ARTIST is a collective entity of theater, music, and dance community leaders from the organizations Theater Engine, Big Heavy World, the Vermont Dance Alliance, and Main Street Landing.

We are excited to bring Vermont Creatives two FREE online workshops on how to make videos, and where to put them. Two back to back workshops exploring the universal basics of video content creation and distribution. Working with what you have on a shoestring budget.

Call for Dance Films!

Call for Dance Films!

This November 14th &15th, the Vermont Dance Alliance is hosting a Virtual Dance Symposium, in partnership with The Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth, and Next Stage Arts!

One of the evening events is a curated festival of dance films by Vermont dance artists and Dartmouth Dancers! We want to show your films!

Submissions due: October 9th
Examples of submissions include: High quality performance documentation, dance for camera projects, site specific works.

Please email info@vermontdance.org with:

1) Your Name

Teaching Artist Academy

Teaching Artist Academy

The 2020 Academy supports artists who seek to lead complex community change through creative projects.


The Academy provides demonstrations, exploratory workshops, hands-on experimentation and individual coaching from leading experts in the field—including Academy Director Eric Booth, who is widely described as the father of the teaching artist profession.

Mixed Medium Dance Symposium

Mixed Medium Dance Symposium

Presented by the Vermont Dance Alliance and Next Stage Arts in collaboration with the Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth, with support from the Vermont Arts Council, Open Door Integrative Wellness and the Vermont Creative Network/Chittenden County Zone!

These New England arts organizations are working together to create an interactive Mixed Medium Dance Symposium, open to all, online on November 14th & 15th. Join us for a weekend of events dedicated to Interaction, Adaptation, Engagement, Collaboration & Innovation.

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