Center For the Arts 

Past DanceMasters Weekend Events

DanceMasters Weekend is a rare two-day immersion in contemporary dance.


2016
March
2015

2016

March

DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Elizabeth Coker
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Elizabeth Coker
Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 1:00pm
Bessie Schönberg Dance Studio, 247 Pine Street, Middletown
Elizabeth Coker, dancer and Co-Artistic Director at Sean Curran Dance, will teach a Master Class that will concentrate on a multi-disciplined approach to contemporary dance training and technique during DanceMasters Weekend.
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DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Roxane D’Orléans Juste
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Roxane D’Orléans Juste
Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 1:00pm
Cross Street Dance Studio, 160 Cross Street, Middletown
Roxane D’Orléans Juste, Associate Artistic Director of José Limón Dance, will teach a Master Class that will provide an opportunity for intermediate to advanced dance students and dance professionals to explore diverse dance techniques during DanceMasters Weekend.
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DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Matt Del Rosario
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Matt Del Rosario
Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 11:00am
Bessie Schönberg Dance Studio, 247 Pine Street, Middletown
Matt Del Rosario, dancer with Pilobolus , will teach a Master Class that will provide an opportunity for intermediate to advanced dance students and dance professionals to explore diverse dance techniques during DanceMasters Weekend.

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DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Cassandra Trenary - SOLD OUT
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Cassandra Trenary - SOLD OUT
Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 11:00am
Cross Street Dance Studio, 160 Cross Street, Middletown
Cassandra Trenary of American Ballet Theatre , will teach a Master Class that will focus on using clean, healthy techniques as well as exploring how to move freely as the class progresses during DanceMasters Weekend. DanceMasters Weekend.
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DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Brian Brooks - SOLD OUT
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Brian Brooks - SOLD OUT
Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 3:30pm
Bessie Schönberg Dance Studio, 247 Pine Street, Middletown
Brian Brooks, Artistic Director of Brian Brooks Moving Company, will teach a Master Class that will provide an opportunity for intermediate to advanced dance students and dance professionals to explore diverse dance techniques during DanceMasters Weekend.
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DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Max Pollak
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Max Pollak
Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 3:30pm
Cross Street Dance Studio, 160 Cross Street, Middletown
Max Pollak of RumbaTap, will teach a Master Class that will provide an opportunity for intermediate to advanced dance students and dance professionals to explore diverse dance techniques during DanceMasters Weekend.
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DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Allysen Hooks - SOLD OUT
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Allysen Hooks - SOLD OUT
Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 1:30pm
Bessie Schönberg Dance Studio, 247 Pine Street, Middletown
Allysen Hooks, dancer at Gallim Dance, will teach a Master Class on Gallim Dance's movement language and Gallim Dance repertory during DanceMasters Weekend.

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DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Ronald K. Brown - SOLD OUT
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Ronald K. Brown - SOLD OUT
Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 1:30pm
Cross Street Dance Studio. 160 Cross Street, Middletown
Ronald K. Brown, Founder and Artistic Director of Evidence, A Dance Company, will teach a Master Class that will provide an opportunity for intergenerational dance students and dance professionals to explore various dance techniques with and emphasis on alignment, rhythm and using the body to express ideas and themes; strength, prayer, and celebration during DanceMasters Weekend.
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DanceMasters Weekend: Choreographers Conversation
DanceMasters Weekend: Choreographers Conversation
Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 12:00pm
Woodhead Lounge, Exley Science Center Room 184
Chair and Associate Professor of Dance Nicole Stanton moderates a conversation with choreographers Brian Brooks, Ronald K. Brown, David Dorfman, Allison Orr, and Max Pollak.
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DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - David Dorfman - SOLD OUT
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - David Dorfman - SOLD OUT
Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 10:00am
Bessie Schonberg Dance Studio, 247 Pine Street, Middletown
David Dorfman, Artistic Director of David Dorfman Dance, will teach a Master Class that will provide an opportunity for intermediate to advanced dance students and dance professionals to explore diverse dance techniques during DanceMasters Weekend.
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DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Samantha Speis
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Samantha Speis
Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 10:00am
Cross Street Dance Studio, 160 Cross Street, Middletown
Samantha Speis, Dancer and Associate Artistic Director of Urban Bush Women, will teach a Master Class that will provide an opportunity for intermediate to advanced dance students and dance professionals to explore diverse dance techniques during DanceMasters Weekend.
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2015

DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Raphael Xavier: Hip Hop
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Raphael Xavier: Hip Hop
Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 3:00pm
Bessie Schonberg Dance Studio
Raphael Xavier will teach a hip hop Master Class that will provide an opportunity for intermediate to advanced dance students and dance professionals to explore diverse dance techniques during his first time teaching at DanceMasters Weekend.
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DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Eddie Taketa
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Eddie Taketa
Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 3:00pm
Cross Street Dance Studio
Eddie Taketa of Doug Varone and Dancers will teach a Master Class that will provide an opportunity for intermediate to advanced dance students and dance professionals to explore diverse dance techniques during DanceMasters Weekend.
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DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Kate Weare
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Kate Weare
Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 1:00pm
Cross Street Dance Studio
Kate Weare, Artistic Director of Kate Weare Company, will teach a Master Class that will provide an opportunity for intermediate to advanced dance students and dance professionals to explore diverse dance techniques during her first time teaching at DanceMasters Weekend.
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DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Stuart Singer
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Stuart Singer
Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 11:00am
Bessie Schonberg Dance Studio
Stuart Singer of Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company will teach a Master Class that will provide an opportunity for intermediate to advanced dance students and dance professionals to explore diverse dance techniques during DanceMasters Weekend.
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DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Alison Manning: Horton Technique
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Alison Manning: Horton Technique
Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 11:00am
Cross Street Dance Studio
Alison Manning, Managing Director & Co-Producer of The Yard on Martha’s Vineyard, will teach a Horton Technique Master Class that will provide an opportunity for intermediate to advanced dance students and dance professionals to explore diverse dance techniques during her first time teaching at DanceMasters Weekend.
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DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Roxane D'Orleans Juste
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Roxane D'Orleans Juste
Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 3:30pm
Cross Street Dance Studio
Roxane D'Orleans Juste, Associate Artistic Director of Limón Dance Company, will teach a Master Class that will provide an opportunity for intermediate to advanced dance students and dance professionals to explore diverse dance techniques during DanceMasters Weekend.
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DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Dianne Walker: Tap
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Dianne Walker: Tap
Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 3:30pm
Bessie Schonberg Dance Studio
Dianne Walker, Artistic Director of Boston's TapDancin, Inc., will teach a tap Master Class that will provide an opportunity for intermediate to advanced dance students and dance professionals to explore diverse dance techniques during DanceMasters Weekend.
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DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Ronald K. Brown
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Ronald K. Brown
Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 1:30pm
Cross Street Dance Studio
Ronald K. Brown, Artistic Director of Evidence, A Dance Company, will teach a Master Class that will provide an opportunity for intermediate to advanced dance students and dance professionals to explore diverse dance techniques during DanceMasters Weekend.
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DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - David Dorfman
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - David Dorfman
Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 1:30pm
Bessie Schonberg Dance Studio
David Dorfman, Artistic Director of David Dorfman Dance, will teach a Master Class that will provide an opportunity for intermediate to advanced dance students and dance professionals to explore diverse dance techniques during DanceMasters Weekend.
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DanceMasters Weekend: Choreographers Conversation
DanceMasters Weekend: Choreographers Conversation
Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 12:00pm
Woodhead Lounge, Exley Science Center 265 Church Street, Middletown
Meet choreographers Brian Brooks, Wendy Whelan, David Dorfman, and Ronald K. Brown during a noontime conversation moderated by Nicole Stanton, Chair of the Wesleyan University Dance Department.
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DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Wendy Whelan: Ballet
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Wendy Whelan: Ballet
Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 10:00am
Cross Street Dance Studio
Wendy Whelan, Former Principal Dancer, New York City Ballet, will teach a ballet Master Class that will provide an opportunity for intermediate to advanced dance students and dance professionals to explore diverse dance techniques during her first time teaching at DanceMasters Weekend.
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DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Brian Brooks
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Brian Brooks
Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 10:00am
Bessie Schönberg Dance Studio
Brian Brooks, Artistic Director of Brian Brooks Moving Company, will teach a Master Class that will provide an opportunity for intermediate to advanced dance students and dance professionals to explore diverse dance techniques during DanceMasters Weekend.
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