Choreographer, faculty member at Canada's National Ballet School, and former dancer with the Netherlands Dance Theater and Ballet Frankfurt, Shaun Amyot will teach a JirÃ KyliÃ¡n repertory master class.
Participants: Intermediate or advanced dance experience required, free, open class.
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: Fall 14 Emerging Choreographers 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.
Fall 2014 Mentors: Jill Johnson, Sidney Skybetter, & Francesca Harper
Dance Director, Jill Johnson will teach a Forsythe repertory master class. A 24-year close collaborator of vanguard choreographer William Forsythe, Johnson was a Principal Dancer in Forsythe's Frankfurt Ballet, and has been staging his work on dance companies worldwide for over a decade including Paris Opera Ballet, La Scala, Batesheva Dance Company, Netherlands Dance Theater, American...
Nearly 70% of hiring processes include employers seeking out applicants online presence, so representing oneself on the Internet has never been more consequential. This workshop explores the nuances of digital storytelling, with special attention paid to portraying one's interests, expertise and self to an audience of potential employers and collaborators. Bring a laptop, smartphone and plenty of coffee.
Michelle Dorrance will teach a tap master class. Dorrance is a world-acclaimed performer, choreographer, and teacher. A Princess Grace and Bessie Award winner, she has been described by the The New Yorker as "one of the most imaginative tap choreographers working today. Dorrance is the founder/artistic director of Dorrance Dance/New York, and one of the foremost tap dancers of her generation.
Participants: Intermediate or advanced tap dance experience required; free, open...
This workshop invites curious minds from all walks of life to experience Pilobolus's creative process and learn to access untapped areas of creativity. This class will be playful, group-driven, physically challenging and fun!
Participants: Free, open class. Observers: Free and open to the public.
*This class is currently full, but spots are still available on the wait list*
Francesca Harper is a choreographer/singer/video artist, a 2012 Living History Awardee, founder of The Francesca Harper Project, Broadway performer, and former dancer with Dance Theater of Harlem and principal dancer in William Forsythe's Frankfurt Ballet. Ms. Harper will teach an improv master class.
Participants: Intermediate or advanced dance experience required; free, open class.
Observers: Free and open to the public.
All Dance Program master classes are open to participants 18 years of age and older.
Audience members are invited to attend for any length of time during this two-hour durational installation, choreographed by Dance Director Jill Johnson in collaboration with Harvard Dance Project student dancers.
LOOK UP aims to be an analog antidote to digital overload, inspired by the work of architect Louis Kahn, Professor Stephen Greenblatt's book The Swerve and recent research into how the brain perceives digital media.
Ronald K. Brown is a choreographer, dancer, and founder/ Artistic Director of the New York-based contemporary dance ensemble Evidence. He is hailed by The New York Times as one of the most large-spirited and imaginative choreographers...
This April 10-18, the Dance Program will present an evening of duets new and repertory dance works in a wide range of styles and choreographic approaches performed by Harvard student dancers. Choreographers are: Brian Brooks, Michelle Dorrance, William Forsythe, Francesca Harper, Jill Johnson, and Crystal Pite.