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Pitchbook, American Dance Abroad’s publication of new works by US choreographers, is open for submissions through April 1, 2017. Pitchbook: Volume III will feature 10 dance projects that have premiered since July 1, 2016 or will premiere before June 30, 2018. Pitchbook is available through print and digital formats, and will be distributed by American Dance Abroad to international programmers at marketplaces and professional gatherings. For more information or to apply, click here.
Dancers, teachers and dance aficionados from around the world join together to gain an understanding and hands on practicum in the methodologies of physically integrated dance taught only by the Dancing Wheels Company. This year, special guest artist/choreographer James Morrow will infuse his unique dance vocabulary and choreographic work creating an opportunity for participants to explore elements of modern, contemporary and urban dance styles.
Dancing Wheels Master Teachers Mary Verdi-Fletcher, Catherine Meredith and Sara Lawrence-Sucato will lead the workshop in partnering, improvisation and repertory.For more information and to apply, click here .
Teacher Trainning - Nan Giordano Certification ProgramSM
June 17 - 19, 2017
For professional dance educators ages 20+, the NGCPSM gives you the materials and the know-how to energize your students with the essentials of American jazz dance.
For more information click here.
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's Professional Development Institute events are for all educators, dance teachers and generalists, as well as teaching artists and pre-service students interested in developing their dance education curricula.
For more information and how to register click here.
The School of Performing Arts’ A&A Ballet is currently accepting video submissions for its inaugural International Summer Dance Intensive, to be led by former Joffrey Academy artistic directors Alexei Kremnev and Anna Reznik. A versatile dance training seminar for serious students, the intensive will emphasize the development of each student’s individual potential, with offerings in Ballet, Pointe, Men’s, Partnering, Variations, Contemporary, Character, Body Conditioning, Repertoire and Choreography. Classes will be taught by Kremnev and Reznik, and a roster of A&A Ballet faculty.
The 2017 International Summer Dance Intensive will run for five weeks, June 19 - July 21, for dancers age 10-21. There will also be a two-week Juniors’ Program, for dancers age 9-11, June 19 - 30, and a two-week Back-to-School Intensive, for dancers age 10-21, Aug. 7 - 18. Video audition submissions are being accepted until each program’s commencement, or until class sizes reach capacity.
Shama Arts is accepting submissions for a one-week dance masterclass in Ethiopia from May 29th- June 4th, partnered with Destino Dance Company. Destino fuses traditional Ethiopian dance movement with African and contemporary dance, and works to train vulnerable youth with physical and visual disabilities, young offenders and orphans through dance and empowerment skills.
Apply today, and develop your career through this meaningful exchange, collaborating on choreography and techniques in daily dance sessions alongside local artists, and exposure to the power of arts for social change in local communities.
In a structured lab environment, participants test tools that aid collaboration, discover ways that language informs process and context, and experiment, play, and take risks.
Choreographer Pavel Zuštiak and dramaturg Melanie George will join choreographer Susan Marshall and dancers Kristen Hollinsworth, Luke Miller, Darrin Wright, Kristin Clotfelter, and Julian Barnett as facilitators. An extremely intimate workshop with space for only 5 choreographers and 20 dancers, participants will explore the creative methods of Marshall and Zuštiak. George will share tools for developing language that informs the creative and reflective practice. Engaging as makers and performers, participants will work collaboratively and exchange roles fluidly in the generation of new methods and new work. With a high facilitator to participant ratio, participants have one-on-one access to artists at the top of their field for 45 hours during the course of the week. Visit Susan Marshall & Company's website for more information and to apply.back to top
Intensive Location: Fort Worth, TX
Intensive Dates: June 26 - July 28, 2017
Texas Ballet Theater School offers both a five week program (June 26 – July 28) and three week program (June 26 – July 15) for intermediate through pre-professional students. Held on the campus of Texas Christian University, our intensive focuses on classical ballet technique, with elective classes in jazz, modern, pas de deux, and Pilates. Students participating in the full five week program will perform in a Final Showcase Performance and may be considered for Texas Ballet Theater School’s year-round Professional Division, as well as Trainee and Apprentice positions with the Company. Audition tour and program information can be found here.back to top
* postings updated as of March 23, 2017.