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The Dance Insider Summer School Guide


Make sure dancers and students can find your Summer program.

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California State University Summer Arts. CSU Summer Arts presents two incredible, intensive dance study opportunities. Lower Left Dance will be in residence June 30 to July 13, 2002 for our Hot House workshop and guest artists Risa Steinberg and Colin Connor will lead the Dance: Technique as a Tool for Expression workshop July 14 to July 27, 2002. Summer Arts is hosted by Fresno State, and each workshop offers three units of undergraduate or graduate university credit. Contact us for more details. Phone: 562-951-4060, website: www.calstate.edu/summerarts, or email: summerarts@calstate.edu



Butler University Summer Dance Program, Indianapolis. Your opportunity to study with the renowned faculty of Butler University. For ages 16-22. Advanced level of ballet technique required. Video auditions accepted. College credit available. Six-week session begins June 24, 2002. Classes offered include Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Masterworks of Dance, and Performance with the Butler Ballet. For application materials please call 317/940-9346. Website: www.butler.edu/dance. e-mail: slaurent@butler.edu



Frostburg State Universiity. Frostburg State University presents the 3rd annual Frosturg Summer Dance Retreat. Martha Graham Technique, Composition, Repertory and Performance. Faculty: Barry Fischer (Founder/Director), Yuriko, Peggy Lyman, Stuart Hodes, Kenny Pearl, Claire Porter, Elizabeth Auclair. July 7-20 & July 7-Aug. 5 (Full Retreat). In cooperation with Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance, Inc. Contact: 301-687-4145 / bfischer@frostburg.edu. College credit offered. www.frostburg.edu/events/arts

Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, Metro Washington, DC. Summer Institutes: June 9-14, three concurrent institutes: Community Crossover-Building Your Toolbox for professional and pre-professional dancers and community activists; Dance Exchange Immersion for professional dancers and advanced students; Let's Get Started/Let's Keep Going for all ages and dance abilities. June 16-21 Spirit and Substance for professional and pre-professional dancers, religious leaders and scholars. Fees: weeklong institutes $350. June 15-16: Critical Response Process training $125. Apprentice Program September-May for dancers 18 and up. Applications from dancers 55 and older are encouraged. Apprentice resume, references and video due by May 30. Apply at www.danceexchange.org or call 301-270-6700 x39.

Uniiversity of Maryland. Doug Varone and Dancers. Summer 2002 Workshop @ University of Maryland, College Park, June 9-28. The residency will be held in the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, a new state-of-the-art facility outside of Washington, D.C. Attention Serious Dancers! Four classes daily! Participate in evening activities and performances. Study Contemporary Dance Technique and Phrasework with Varone and company members. Plus Electives! Choose from: Choreographic Devices, Repertory, Partnering, New Work, and choose from: Ballet, Yoga, Pilates. Other electives to be announced! For information e-mail: the U of Maryland Dept of Dance at dancedept@umail.umd.edu or Doug Varone and Dancers at dova@mindspring.com



Pine Manor College, 400 Heath Street, Chestnut Hill, MA offers Jazz Dance: 2 week intensive: May 20-31, 2002 and a 4 week course June 3-28, 2002. Both sessions will culminate with a studio showing. For information call Sharon Montella-Cooper 617-731-7043. montells@pmc.edu and website www.pmc.edu.


New York

Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance, Inc. Current studios: 37 West 26th Street, 9th floor, New York, NY 10010. Summer Intensive, July 8 - August 16, 2002. Taking place in new studios at our historic address, 316 East 63rd Street, New York City 10021. Classes include: technique, Graham repertory, new repertory, composition, workshops and studio showings. Call 212 -838-5886 or visit our website: www.marthagrahamdance.org.

Gloria McLean. Classes in Erick Hawkins Technique. Workshops: Composition and Processing Movement. Company/Performances: LIFEDANCE/Gloria McLean & Dancers At:: SQUID, 127 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10038. 212-566-8041. gmclean127@aol. Please call for current schedule.

Merce Cunningham Studio. Merce Cunningham Studio Summer Quarter begins June 17, 2002. Daily technique classes. Summer Intensive Workshop: Tuesday, July 23-Saturday, July 27 (repertory and technique, film/video, individual coaching; tickets to Merce Cunningham Dance Company at Lincoln Center). Summer Scholarship audition: Tuesday, June 4, 10 a.m. For further info: www.merce.org.

92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center. 1395 Lexington Ave, NY, NY 10128. Director: Joan Finkelstein. Phone: 212-415-5552 (info, tickets, registration). Fax: 212- 415-5549. Web site: www.92ndsty.org/. Professional workshops & performances; adult & children/teen classes. June 7-11, 10:30 a.m. -1 p.m.: Heidi Latsky pro workshop. June 9, 3 pm: Performance - Heidi Latsky & Barbara Mahler. Dance Education Laboratory (DEL) intensives, M-F, 10:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m.: July 8-12 & Sun, July 14, 1-6 p.m.: Foundations of Dance Education for Dance Professionals; August 12-16: Multicultural Dance Education in the Social Studies Curriculum ("Planet Dance").



Green Mountain Dance Teachers Retreat. July 20 - 27, 2002. Woodstock, VT. Be a student and a teacher at this unique retreat. Do you need inspiration? Preparing to teach a new course? Do you like good food, and beautiful surroundings? Join us for a supportive, non-competitive week of dialogue and dancing. Contact D. Chase Angier at dchasenyc@aol.com or Jennifer Salk at jsalk@arts.usf.edu for information.



School of Richmond Ballet Summer Intensive, June 24- August 2, 2002. Judy Jacob, Artistic Associate & Chairman of Faculty. School of Richmond Ballet offers five intensive course levels for serious ballet students, aged 13 and up. The curriculum includes daily technique classes, augmented by subjects designed to develop a well-rounded dancer. Courses are taught by internationally known faculty at Richmond Ballet's new state-of-the-art Canal Street Studios in downtown Richmond. Auditions run January - March. For more information, call Richmond Ballet, (804) 344-0906, ext. 221 or mtisdale@richmondballet.com.


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