Workshops and Master Classes

Renaissance Dance Repertory Workshops

March 23, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
May 18, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Each session will be self-contained, devoted to one or more French or Italian ballroom dances from around 1600, as described in treatises of the period. Steps are in a “natural” (not turned out) position. Movement quality varies: steps can be smooth or sharp, calm or vigorous. Some dances, like galliards, include lots of jumps; others…

The Movement with Keva Miles

March 24, 2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sunday February 24th from 11:00am- 1:00pm THE MOVEMENT is a community, health and wellness, conscious-dance experience. This workshop is designed to help students to quiet their minds and step into their bodies, addressing issues of mental health, anxiety and depression as major concerns in our communities. Participants will get their bodies moving in an upbeat…

Dance Education Laboratory (DEL) Essentials Workshop

March 30, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
March 31, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

What inspires children and teens to dance and learn dance? What do they need and how can dance fulfill those needs? The DEL Essentials course is an introductory course that provides an overview of the key components of the DEL model of teaching dance to children and teenagers. The DEL environment encourages active movement participation,…

Duncan Dance with Isadora Boston Company Members

March 3, 2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
April 7, 2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am

We are teaching Isadora Duncan Dance at the Dance Complex! Experience the full body flow of the technique and explore different facets of Isadora’s choreography…. all dancers welcome… no prior Duncan training necessary. Classes will be taught by Dances by Isadora Boston Company members, Patricia Adams, Kelli Edwards, and Sandy Zarotney Keldsen. Cost: $20 More…

Frontier in Body: Butoh Workshop with Yuko Kaseki

April 20, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
April 21, 2019
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

The workshop’s emphasis is to develop original movement through body awareness, sensitivity and to help discover hidden dynamic energy. Physical training is based on Noguchi gymnastics, elements of Tai-Chi Dao-yin and Butoh methodology. We practice for the whole body to become permeable and awaken deeper layers of sensitivity. We try to find the center of…

Giordano Dance Chicago 2 Day Jazz Dance Workshop

April 28, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Giordano Dance Chicago (GDC) is excited to announce Nan Giordano, Artistic Director and members of GDC coming to Boston April 27-28, 2019 at Boston University for an unbelievable 2 Day Jazz Workshop! GDC brings a condensed version of its world-class workshop to cities across the country to train dancers in American jazz dance and the…

Reach: BU’s Summer Dance Outreach/Teen Apprenticeship Program

July 1, 2019
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

The 5-week outreach program was founded by Dance Collective as a means of bringing suburban and urban teens together with professional dancers and college interns to collectively create a performance that would tour to inner-city community centers and camps bringing contemporary dance to Greater Boston’s neighborhoods. The first 3 weeks: intensive training, creating choreography, and…

Windhover Summer Teen Dance Intensive

July 14, 2019
5:00 pm

Now in its 20th year, Windhover Summer Dance Intensive is taught by members of NYC based dance company Dušan Týnek Dance Theatre and workshop director Molly Tupper. Our mission is to provide a nurturing environment for the technical and creative study of dance. We believe in providing strong technical training as the base for creative…