Complexions Contemporary Ballet co-founder Dwight Rhoden has created over 80 ballets for Complexions, as well as numerous other companies including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Company, Dance Theater of Harlem, and New York City Ballet/Diamond Project. His awards and honors include the New York Foundation for the Arts Award, The Choo San Goh Award for Choreography, and The Ailey Schoolâ€™s Apex Award in recognition of his extensive contributions to the field of dance. This class also serves as an...
Boston Ballet will present excerpts of their "Close to Chuck" program. Assistant Artistic Director Russell Kaiser and dancers will discuss the works presented. Free and open to the public.
"Close to Chuck" is a thrilling trio of contemporary ballets featuring three of the world's most visionary choreographers alive today. Back by popular demand, the program consists of Ji Kyli's Bella Figura, a groundbreaking world premiere by Jose Martinez, and Resident Choreographer Jorma Elo's C. to C. (Close to Chuck), a tribute to artist...
Ballet Master Class with Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen.
Participants: Intermediate or advanced dance experience required, free, open class. Observers: Free and open to the public. Pre-registration by participants and observers is required. All Dance Program master classes are open to participants 18 years of age and older.
Audition: Spring 14 Emerging Choreographers Megan Murdock 14, Mariel Pettee 14, and Jun Shepard 14 seek dancers to perform in the Emerging Choreographers Residency program.
Who are the Emerging Choreographers? 2-3 student Emerging Choreographers have been selected to create original dance works. During the semester, they will each be mentored by professional choreographers some of the best in the field of dance today. Stay tuned for an announcement of the spring 2014 Emerging Choreographers.
Audition: Spring 14 seek dancers to perform in the Emerging Choreographers Residency program.
Who are the Emerging Choreographers? 2-3 student Emerging Choreographers will be selected to create original dance works. During the semester, they will each be mentored by professional choreographers some of the best in the field of dance today. Stay tuned for an announcement of the fall 2014 Emerging Choreographers.
Spring 2014 Mentors: Jill Johnson, Sidney Skybetter, & Francesca Harper
Dynamic contemporary choreographer Andrea Miller shares her unique blend of explosive physicality and elegant classicism. As Artistic Director and choreographer of Gallim Dance, Andrea Miller has in six years developed an internationally acclaimed company hailed by The New York Times as excellent [and] inventive and by the New York Press for its delicious strangeness, fierce aggression, and raw beauty.
Participants: Intermediate or advanced dance experience required, free, open class. Pre-registration by participants is...
Join us for this inspiring documentary about dancers growing up in Brazil's favelas! With special guest Irlan Silva, current Boston Ballet dancer and star of the documentary. Bring friends and blankets.
Taught by OFA Dance Director and Senior Lecturer Jill Johnson. Course meets Wednesday/Friday, 3:00-6:00pm at the Harvard Dance Center. Open to Harvard undergraduate and graduate students.
A comprehensive study of a William Forsythe master work via one of his closest collaborators culminating in a collaborative, original dance work. A unique, rigorous and interdisciplinary course of study that will expose students to all aspects of a master work by a preeminent American dance innovator.