Saturday, April 26
2:30pm – 4:30pm
Cost: $15 CASH ONLY at door
Modern technique and Mark Morris repertory thought by former MMDG Company Member David Leventhal. This master class can also serve as an audition for the MMDG summer intensives. More info here.This class serves as an audition for the 2014 Summer Intensive. Learn more about MMDG intensives : mmdg.org/intensivesThis is an RSVP only for this master class. $15 cash will be collected by Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) at the door on the day of event. We do ask that you RSVP here so that we can know how many dancers to expect.
Ballet Technique Intensive
with Wendy Diamond
Wendy’s workshop is for solid intermediate dancers who are ready for more advanced work in ballet. This is the ideal experience for adult dancers of all forms, especially college students and professional modern dancers, who want to spend an intensive week working on ballet technique and vocabulary. The workshop will help students gain improvement with some of the more
challenging components of ballet technique, including:
• petit allegro
• directional changes & musicality
• multiple and consecutive turns
• sharpening skills to see and learn movement faster and with
Wendy is a master teacher with over 25 years teaching experience who is passionate, thoughtful, and clear in her teaching and committed to helping students develop solid, sound, clean technique to support any kind of dancing. Her workshop serves the needs of the dance community by providing a way for adult students to move from an intermediate to advanced level in ballet and review, revisit and practice key elements of ballet technique. Note: This workshop is geared towards intermediate dancers with solid ballet experience. Beginning ballet students should inquire about our regular weekly drop-in adult program. We will help you get your ballet training started!
June 30 & July 2
This workshop gives intermediate, advanced and professional dancers the opportunity to reexamine the plié and its role in dance technique and performance. Tuesday will cover the anatomy of the plié and applications in ballet. Thursday will feature movement analysis and applications in modern and contemporary technique. Staff TBA.
Partnering and Contact
with Rogelio Lopez and Andrew Merrell
August 9 & 16
This workshop will ease intermediate and advanced modern/contemporary dancers into the art of partnering, contact and weight sharing with longtime dance duo Andrew Merrell and Rogelio Lopez.