Workshop

Workshop

Meet one of this year's ChoreoLab participants: Mary Chris DeBelina

Meet one of this year's ChoreoLab participants: Mary Chris DeBelina

The ChoreoLab is a program sponsored by The Junction Dance Festival. During nine weeks in the summer starting June 1st, up to five choreographers are able to use a professional studio space to create, rehearse and produce their work. A "work in progress" will be shown on Thursday July 1st at 7pm, and a closing performance on Friday July 30th at 7pm.

Workshop: Alice Sheppard on human-centered design, dance and disability aesthetics

Workshop: Alice Sheppard on human-centered design, dance and disability aesthetics

Alice Sheppard's work as a choreographer, thinker and leader within the field of Disability Arts opens up new understandings of the moving world — a world in which access is both equitable and artistically aesthetic. For this virtual workshop, the Hop has connected Alice Sheppard with Eugene Korsunskiy, a specialist in design thinking and hands-on learning. The two will interweave movement exercises, embodied experiments and reflection, bringing knowledge and questions from their related fields into conversation.

Dancing the Now, Imagining the Future: Strategies for Improvisation and Interdisciplinary Collaboration with Rachel Bernsen

Dancing the Now, Imagining the Future: Strategies for Improvisation and Interdisciplinary Collaboration with Rachel Bernsen

Using compositional strategies from a range of sources participants will develop a movement - based solo as a starting point for an imagined future collaboration. Class will begin with a somatic based improvisational movement warm-up to tune our body-minds.

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.

Five Week Dance Workshop: Improvisation

Five Week Dance Workshop: Improvisation

When we improvise, we tune in and adapt in the moment to meet ever-changing conditions: a practice for life. Join us!

Open to Adults - All Levels Welcome - Two Sessions Offered

SESSION 1: January 20-February 17    
SESSION 2: March 10-April 7

Meeting in person on Wednesday’s 10-11:30 AM - Choose one session or BOTH!
Cost per session on sliding scale: $60-$120, please inquire if cost is prohibitive.

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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+.

Contemporary Barre & Floorwork

Contemporary Barre & Floorwork

A brand new resident of Vermont, Nikaio Tomashow (they/them/theirs) is a Filipinx-American dancer and choreographer. Coming from a family of break dancers and movers, Nikaio started dancing at a very young age and is highly skilled in contemporary, street styles, improvisation, and ballet.
In this class, Nikaio begins with a Contemporary take on a barre warm up and then finishes with floorwork. This class is appropriate for intermediate level Contemporary dancers.

Limited to 10 dancers. Masks are required.

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