The Harvard Dance Center Visiting Artist Series brings preeminent choreographers, teachers, and innovators in disciplines linked to dance for 2-5 days of deep engagement with the Harvard community. Activities may include master classes, workshops, intensives, lectures, discussions, and Theater, Dance & Media credit course visits. The Dance Center partners with departments and organizations across Harvard's campus to connect the Visiting Artists with a broad range of students, fellows, and scholars.
Please check back soon for the line-up of Visiting Artists for the Fall 2019 semester.
Master Classes are open to the Boston area dance community, with priority given to Harvard University undergraduate students. Other visiting artist activities will also be open to the Boston area dance community on a case-by-case basis. All class participants must be at least 18 years of age or an undergraduate student.
The Harvard Dance Center Visiting Artist Series is supported in part by The Office for the Arts (OFA) and The Provostial Fund for the Arts and Humanities at Harvard University.
Persons with disabilities are encouraged to participate in all Harvard Dance Center programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact the Dance Office at 617-495-8683 in advance of your participation or visit. The Harvard Dance Center is accessible for individuals using wheelchairs.
Photo: Okwui Okpokwasili Master Class, Spring 2017. Photo Credit: Michelle Jay.
Previous Master Classes
Nejla Yatkin (Contemporary), Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company (Christina Robson) (Contemporary), Belinda McGuire (Contemporary)
Chanel DaSilva and Zack Winokur (musical theater/creative process), Ayodele Casel (tap), Heidi Latsky Dance (Integrative contemporary dance), Carlos Lopez (ballet)
Ronald K. Brown (Contemporary), Peter Chu (Contemporary), Chanel DaSilva (Contemporary), Shamel Pitts (Contemporary/Gaga)
Ayodele Casel (Tap), Seane Corn (Yoga), Francesca Harper (Improvisation), Antoine Hunter (Afro Cuban Modern with ASL).
Peter Chu (Contemporary), Andrea Miller (Contemporary), Tina Fehlandt (Modern/Contemporary), Okwui Okpokwasili (Embodied Practice), Joe Turner Lin (Movement and Film), Jill Johnson & Christopher Roman (Movement Lab)
Sidra Bell (Contemporary), Carmen Beuchat (Modern), Annie-B Parson and Paul Lazar (Theater & Dance), Álvaro Restrepo (Contemporary dance/philosophy), Shantala Shivalingappa (Kuchipudi Classical Indian/Contemporary)
Karole Armitage (Performance Workshop Intensive), Carlos López (Master Class), and Peter DiMuro (Master Class).
Joh Camara (West African), Mikko Nissinen (Ballet), Dwana Smallwood (Contemporary), Risa Steinberg (Limón/Modern), Ebony Williams (Hip Hop)
Brian Brooks (Contemporary), Ronald K. Brown (Contemporary), Reggie Wilson (Contemporary)
Michelle Dorrance, Francesca Harper (Contemporary), Jill Johnson (Forsythe), Mikko Nissinen (Ballet), Pilobolus (Contemporary), Sydney Skybetter (Digitial Storytelling)
Shaun Amyot (Ballet), Mikko Nissinen (Ballet), Dwight Rhoden (Contemporary)
Kyle Abraham (Contemporary), Aszure Barton (Contemporary), Peter Chu (Contemporary), Ariel Freedman (Gaga), Francesca Harper (Contemporary)
Ronald K. Brown (Contemporary), Patrick Corbin (Contemporary), Francesca Harper (Contemporary), Pontus Lidberg (Contemporary), Andrea Miller (Contemporary), Jon Morris, Rika Okamoto, Josh Rhodes (Contemporary)
Reid Bartelme (Contemporary), Ariel Freedman (Gaga), John Jasperse (Contemporary), Andrea Miller (Contemporary), Mikko Nissinen, Desmond Richardson (Contemporary), Chet Walker (Fosse)
Patrick Corbin (Contemporary), Jorma Elo (Ballet), David Hallberg (Ballet), Jill Johnson & Christopher Roman (Contact Improv), Ohad Naharin (Gaga), Pauline Oliveros (Contemporary), Dwight Rhoden & Desmond Richardson (Contemporary), Christopher Roman (Contemporary)
Danielle Agami (Gaga), Ronald K. Brown (Contemporary), William Forsythe (Forsythe), Margie Gillis (Contemporary), Jill Johnson (Improv), Jill Johnson & Michael Palmer (Poetry & Dance), Andrea Miller (Contemporary), Mikko Nissinen (Ballet), Josh Rhodes (Contemporary), Sheron Wray (Contemporary)