2019 One Day Choreography Workshop
July 21, 2019
10:00am - 5:00pm
Open Jar Studios, 1601 Broadway (at 48th Street), 11th Floor
1. Student Generated Choreography
This workshop will give participants concrete tools to inspire and engage students in a joyful, rigorous dance experience. A few key strategies include creating the “performance” context from day one, the dynamic use of voice when teaching and rhythmically interesting movement. Another component of the workshop will include creative movement activities as a tool to engage and give voice to unique student generated composition. The workshop will culminate in a collaborative piece created by both the participants and facilitator.
2. FOSSE Workshop
Work with a teacher approved by the Fosse/Verdon estate on the fundamentals and nuances of Fosse’s style, technique and philsophy for story telling through dance. Learn ‘waterfall arms,’ ‘slope walk,’ ‘back-bump’ and other staples of his work, while you cultivate a deeper understanding and appreciation for this uniquely theatrical dance style.
3. Building a Number Organically
Work with a Broadway choreographer on building a number from scratch. What are the first steps? Where can you find inspiration that will help support character, plot and the score for the show? This “on your feet” class will put you in the middle of the creative process and give you a framework for creating choreography for your students and productions.
*schedule subject to change
$275 if taken in conjunction with the Broadway Teachers Workshop
$325 if taken independently.