Workshops and Master Classes

Community Ritual with Alice Gosti

September 25, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Be part of the show: a community ritual release of emotionally entangled objects – Alice Gosti’s latest project Material Deviance in Contemporary American Culture (MDICAC) premieres at Dance Complex September 27-29th, 2019. A central question of the piece — Do objects imbued with so much of our worth start to take over and take on…

Arlington Irish Céilí

September 26, 2019
7:10 pm - 7:40 pm
October 3, 2019
7:10 pm - 7:40 pm
October 10, 2019
7:10 pm - 7:40 pm
See Full Schedule

A series of free community Irish social céilí dances. Learn traditional favorites and enjoy dancing them to live music featuring Arlington musicians. No partner is needed and all experience levels, ages and backgrounds are welcome. 7 Thursdays September 12-October 24, 7:10-7:40 pm, at the Regent Underground This event is supported in part by a grant…

Teaching Artist Open House

September 28, 2019
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
September 29, 2019
9:00 am - 5:30 pm

The Dance Complex celebrates the vibrancy and variety offered by its more than 40 Teaching Artists with a weekend-long Open House September 28-29 2019! The community is invited to come and partake in FREE classes lead by renowned Dance Complex Teaching Artists throughout the weekend. Join us for: – free classes – roundtable chats with…

Dance from the Inside Out

September 28, 2019
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Do you ever feel that you are struggling to take your dance technique to the next level? Or do you feel that you are pushing through pain or discomfort to execute a step? “Dance from the Inside Out” is a series of four workshops exploring how the body works in dance. Our goal is to…

Dance Friday

October 4, 2019
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Tuning Moving Meditation with Helena Froehlich & live music with Stan Strickland. Like a musical instrument you can consciously choose what you are Tuning in, to guide your energy and develop your well-being. Starting with a Tai Chi style warm-up, you will be invited to practice gentle moving meditations, tuning with positive affirmations. Then the…

Samba Dance Workshop at The Dance Complex

October 5, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

SambaViva is welcoming the beautiful and talented Egili to Cambridge/Boston! Egili is a samba queen in Rio de Janeiro and one of our mentors. We are thrilled to have her visiting us, but she will be here for 1 weekend only! We will be hosting her at the Dance Complex for a 1.5 hour workshop…

Effiji Breath Workshop at The Dance Complex

October 5, 2019
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
October 27, 2019
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
November 9, 2019
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
See Full Schedule

Effiji is a type of meditation focused on using the breath to increase the body’s vital capacity, as well as reveal and heal stored patterns in the mind body complex. Because our breath can be conscious or unconscious, an automatic act or deliberate act, it directly mirrors our level of consciousness in our lives. By…

Lions Jaw Performance + Dance Festival 2019

October 9, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
October 10, 2019
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
October 11, 2019
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
See Full Schedule

Lion’s Jaw is a performance and dance festival produced by New Movement Collaborative that assembles a group of national choreographers, performers, educators and students to study, perform and create together for duration in an intensive environment. For 5 days, every day, from 9am until 10pm, Lion’s Jaw runs inside of a dedicated space utilizing multiple…

Lions Jaw Performance + Dance Festival 2019

October 9, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
October 10, 2019
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
October 11, 2019
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
See Full Schedule

Lion’s Jaw is a performance and dance festival produced by New Movement Collaborative that assembles a group of national choreographers, performers, educators and students to study, perform and create together for duration in an intensive environment. For 5 days, every day, from 9am until 10pm, Lion’s Jaw runs inside of a dedicated space utilizing multiple…

Hip-Hop Workshop with Amirah Sackett at The Dance Complex

October 16, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Amirah in an exploration of the physical movement elements of hip-hop culture, as she teaches the foundational movement styles of top rocking, breaking, popping, and tutting. Develop a better understanding and appreciation for hip-hop history and culture in this action packed workshop. Please come prepared to move in comfortable clothes and clean sneakers.