DSL publisher Rhee Gold will be the keynote speaker at All that Glitters—and Gold, a weekend event featuring a presentation of Costume Gallery’s latest styles and instruction on how to build a strong recreational program, to be held this month at Society Hill Dance Academy in Philadelphia.
Roni Mahler learned some of her first lessons in ballet from the renowned Madame Maria Yurieva Swoboda, then expanded her knowledge as a dancer with Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, American Ballet Theatre, and National Ballet of Washington (DC).
Brooklyn-based choreographer John Heginbotham will lead a two-day workshop at the Mark Morris Dance Center, Brooklyn, New York, on August 14 and 16 from noon to 3pm.
Ballet Magnificat!, America’s premier Christian ballet company, will perform at Anastasia Baptist Church in St. Augustine, Florida, on September 7 at 7pm, according to St.Augustine.com.
An Urban Bush Women “Kinetic Kids” dance workshop will be featured during the 12th annual Fort Greene Juneteenth Arts Festival, planned for June 16 from noon to 6pm at Cuyler Gore Park, corner Fulton, Greene, and South Oxford Streets, Brooklyn, New York.
Classes will be taught by Tracie Stanfield, artistic director of Synthesis Dance Project and faculty member at Broadway Dance Center and Peridance Capezio Center, and guest faculty, and the program will culminate in a performance in the Synthesis Dance Project’s Summer NYC Concert.
Dance New Amsterdam will offer Breath, Song, Dance: Singing Dance, Dancing Song, a movement and song workshop with Anita Gonzalez and Tiye Giraud, June 4 to 6 from 11:30am to 2:30pm, at the DNA studios in New York City.
The Scarsdale [NY] Ballet Studio celebrates the ninth season of its annual workshop performance, Concert Dance, on April 22 at 2 and 7pm.
The Montgomery Ballet’s Performing In America International Workshop is a four-week summer program of classes and performances designed for students who aspire to a career in dance.
Infinite Motion Performing Arts Academy of New Jersey has designed two spring workshops for women especially designed to relax and rejuvenate.
The Summer 2012 Intensive Jazz Workshop, which showcases the Luigi technique and style, will run for two weeks this summer at Luigi’s Jazz Centre in New York City and is appropriate for all levels of dancers from beginners to professionals.
In January 2011 I traveled to Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, to conduct a three-day teacher-training workshop at the invitation of Kamal Lohani, director-general of the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.
The Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company from Israel will offer a five-day intensive workshop at the ODC performing arts center in San Francisco’s Mission District starting December 12.
Online registration is now open for the Associated Dance Teachers of New Jersey’s fall workshop, to be held October 16 at the Bridgewater Marriott, 700 Commons Way, Bridgewater, New Jersey.
The Chicago National Association of Dance Masters’ Fall Dance Workshop will be held November 5 and 6 at the DoubleTree Chicago/Oak Brook in Oak Brook, Illinois, with classes for teachers and students in tap, jazz, ballet, modern, hip-hop, ballroom, audition prep, partnering, and more.
The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center invites New York City area residents to “Start Your Dance Workout” with an assortment of classes and workshops in August.
The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center will offer a “New Mom & Baby in Motion” workshop from 11am to noon on four successive Fridays, from July 15 to August 5.
Monsters Dance Conventions will be making its way to Orlando, FL, for a three-day dance workshop, plus seminars and auditions.
Drumming and dance workshops will be featured at the 14th Annual Florida African Dance Festival (FADF) scheduled for June 9 to 11 at Tallahassee Community College, Tallahassee, Florida.
Award-winning choreographer Robert Moses will lead a Summer Intensive Workshop June 13 to 17 at ODC Dance Commons, 351 Shotwell Street, San Francisco, California.
The 92Y Dance Education Laboratory Weekend workshop from April 30 to May 1 focuses on “Dance and the Natural Environment,” and will show participants how to use environment-related themes to create hands-on, interactive, meaningful dance units for children.
World Dance Movement International Dance Off Competition, an online video contest where dancers from around the world have a chance at scholarships to World Dance Movement’s 2011 intensive dance program in Italy, is now accepting submissions.
DanceFusion Crew, a dance crew that blends tap, hip-hop, house, clogging, and other percussive dance styles, is celebrating its move to a new location in Ventura, California, with a series of free dance workshops.
Perceptions Contemporary Dance Company will hold a four-day workshop/audition April 5 to 8 at Dance Theatre Workshop, 219 West 19th Street, New York City.
Stephanie Herman, a former ballerina and longtime teacher, will be holding a “Barre Ballet Workshop” on March 27 from 1 to 2:30pm at Oshman Jewish Community Center, Palo Alto, California.
Berkshire Creative of Berkshire County, Massachusetts, and the New England Foundation for the Arts, Boston, will host the Creative Communities Exchange, a major regional event highlighting successful creative economy work, on May 19 and 20 at MASS MoCA in North Adams.
Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago will hold its Summer 2011 Giordano Workshop June 10, 11 and 12 in Evanston, Illinois.
Being Bushified!—Urban Bush Women’s monthly culture and community series—introduces participants to the UBW community through dance, workshops, conversations, and films that demonstrate the impact of dance on health and wellness, education, communities, individuals, and innovation.
Backhausdance has announced a call for submissions for the first annual production of Platform, a weekend focused on up-and-coming, pre-professional dancers and choreographers, to be held June 3 to 5 in Irvine, California. The event is presented in partnership with the Irvine Valley College Dance Department. Performance submission deadline is February 18.
Hip-hop dancer, choreographer, and artistic director Gabriel “Kwikstep” Dionisio will teach a master breaking workshop at the Mill Ballet School, Lambertville, New Jersey, on January 29 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago (GJDC) has planned a three-day Giordano Workshop to be held in Evanston, Illinois, June 17 to 19, as it takes a year to reshape its Jazz Dance World Congress, which won’t be held this year.
The 24th annual “Jazz on Tap” (the metro Atlanta Jazz and Tap Dance Festival) will showcase 800 dancers in four performances, plus workshop classes taught by master teachers from across the U.S., this March 4 to 6 in Marietta, Georgia.
Joy of Motion Dance Center in Washington DC, will heat up the winter with two pop workshops and two master classes full of hot new moves and plenty of sizzle.
Hubbard Street Dance Company’s community programming presents a Discover Dance Family Workshop on February 19 at 1:00 p.m. at Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.
The 92nd Street Y’s Harkness Dance Center invites Israeli artists in New York City (many of whom have performed here in the past) to present works-in-progress and repertory pieces during a special “Out of Israel Weekend”
Doug Varone and Dancers will hold a NYC winter intensive January 10 to 15 at 890 Broadway, New York City.
Limón Dance Company member Raphael Boumaila will teach solos from the José Limón repertory during a winter workshop scheduled for December 27 to 31 at the Peridance Capezio Center, 126 E. 13th Street, New York.
At a recent Project Motivate seminar I ran into a school owner who had not been to any kind of continuing education event for more than 20 years.
The 92nd Street Y, New York City, will kick off “Classroom Management: A Dance Teacher’s Essential Bag of Tricks,” a series of weekend workshops, in December.
Artists Simply Human, a new workshop program that strives to connect emerging dancers with working choreographers and directors, will hold four days of classes and events from December 27 to 30 in Philadelphia.
American Ballet Theatre is teaming up with area parks and museums to present a number of free, kid-friendly, educational events in the New York area during November.
Several events highlighting Israeli folk dancing are planned for November at the 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York City.
Julia Chacón, a flamenco soloist who has performed in Colombia, Mexico, Spain, and the United States, will be teaching at workshops and performing at several locations in Arizona over the next few weeks.
A professional dance troupe from Tahiti, Les Grands Ballets de Tahiti, will hold a three-hour workshop on Polynesian dance on October 24 at Presidio Dance Theater in San Francisco.
Robert Moses Kin will hold a week-long dance workshop at the ODC Dance Commons Dec. 27-31, culminating in a free in-studio performance by participants for family and friends.
Camp Pulse, a dance workshop created by The Pulse on Tour especially for dancers ages 8 to 13, features faculty teachers who have created choreography for or performed in “tween”-friendly” entertainment.
Tickets to concerts and workshops at the final weekend of the first Massachusetts Dance Festival, set for Saturday and Sunday, August 28 and 29, at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, are available online at http://massdancefestival.org. Tickets to Saturday’s professional-company performance, which starts at 8 p.m. in the UMass Fine . . .
Dance’eM will hold a summer workshop for dance teachers, teaching assistants (16 and older), and studio owners July 17 and 18 at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.
Flow 40 Dance Workshops will offer instruction in ballet, jazz, and contemporary in a workshop from July 26 to 29 at Maddox Dance Studio in Warrenton, Oregon. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 503.861.1971.
A full roster of workshop offerings has been announced for the Massachusetts Dance Festival on the last two weekends in August. Each workshop will be held on the designated day on both weekends, August 21-22 in Boston and August 28-29 in Amherst.