Workshops and Master Classes

Dance From the Inside Out

February 2, 2020
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm
February 9, 2020
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

“Dance from the Inside Out” is a series of five workshops exploring how the body works in dance. Our goal is to increase our body awareness, and join that awareness with a bit of anatomical knowledge. We will be discovering good alignment by sensing how it feels from the inside rather than how it looks…

Salsa ASL Workshop

February 4, 2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Harvard Dance Center for an unconventional blending of Salsa dance with American Sign Language (ASL), taught by Kerry Thompson Ed.M. ’08! Learn the basic concepts of Salsa dance while also learning basic ASL phrases to use on and off the dance floor. Kerry Thompson, a renowned salsa dancer who is DeafBlind herself, will offer insights into how people who are Deaf…

Renaissance Dance Repertory Workshops at Integrarte

February 8, 2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
March 28, 2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
May 23, 2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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…

Giordano Dance Chicago 2 Day Jazz Dance Workshop

February 8, 2020
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
February 9, 2020
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

We are excited to announce that Nan Giordano, Cesar G. Salinas, and members of Giordano Dance Chicago will be at Boston Conservatory February 8 & 9, 2020 for an unbelievable 2 Day JAZZ Workshop! GDC is bringing a condensed version of its world-class workshop to cities across the country in an effort to train exceptional…

Legal Issues for Artists and Designers

February 8, 2020
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Most Boston area dancers are freelancers. This class will offer and overview of critical legal issues for artists, designers and creative business owners. We will explore copyrights and intellectual property law, best practices and pitfalls in contract negotiations, and common risks and liabilities faced by small businesses and creative freelancers. This program is supported through…

Step into a Story – Irish Dance Theater Camp – February Vacation

February 19, 2020
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
February 19, 2020
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

During this week-long camp, children will combine the steps of Irish dance with theatrical storytelling, turning a folk tale into a dance performance. Through collaboration between instructor Hannah DeRusha and the dancers themselves, the narrative arc and tone of the tale will be conveyed through Irish dance. Students will learn and drill new steps, creatively…

Baroque Dance Repertory Workshops at Integrarte

March 14, 2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
May 2, 2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Each session will be self-contained, devoted to a dance or dances reconstructed from baroque dance notation: ballroom dances from the early 18th century that would have been “performed” at elaborate court balls or at private gatherings. Steps are in a turned-out position, as in ballet, and involve lots of bending and rising, with small or…

Dance Education Laboratory (DEL) Essentials Workshop at Jacob’s Pillow

March 14, 2020
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
March 15, 2020
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ages 18+ | Movement and dance education workshop Immerse yourself in this two-day intensive course on the DEL Model of Dance Education: Laban Movement Analysis (LMA), collaborative dance making, lesson planning, human development, strategies for effective teaching, and linking dance to curriculum for children and teenagers. October 19-20, 2019 | Perles Family Studio January 25-26,…

Branding for Creative Business

March 21, 2020
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

A strong brand is a critical success factor for any creative business. In this workshop, current and aspiring creative business owners will be exposed to the fundamentals of crafting a brand identity. We will explore the process of identifying your unique selling proposition, creating brand guidelines, and communicating your brand in a compelling and consistent…

Business Model Design

April 4, 2020
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Your Business Model is the foundation on which every successful company, tiny or huge, is built. Though you undoubtedly have heard of business plans, business models are more nimble functional tools allowing for testing and changing and used by giant companies (Amazon) and savvy startups to achieve goals. Business plans on the other hand are…