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DanceMasters Weekend at Wesleyan

Saturday, March 5 and Sunday, March 6, 2016

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

Weekend Pass
A Weekend Pass, which includes five Master Classes, is $75 for the general public (plus a $6 class registration fee), or $55 for Wesleyan students.

DanceMasters Weekend: Master Classes
Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 10am to 5pm
Sunday, March 6, 2016 from 11am to 2:30pm
Bessie Schönberg Dance Studio and Cross Street Dance Studio
$19 per class, $13 for Wesleyan students

Ten Master Classes provide an opportunity for intermediate to advanced dance students and dance professionals to explore diverse dance techniques.

DanceMasters Weekend: Choreographers Conversation
Saturday, March 5, 2016 from Noon to 1pm
Woodhead Lounge, Exley Science Center Room 184, 265 Church Street, Middletown
FREE! Bring your own bag lunch. You may also pre-order a lunch for $15; lunch orders must be placed by Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

Meet four Master Class teachers during a noontime Choreographers Conversation moderated by Chair and Associate Professor of Dance, Associate Professor of African American Studies and Environmental Studies Nicole Stanton.

E-mail boxoffice@wesleyan.edu or call 860-685-3355 to join the DanceMasters mailing list.

Click here to view past DanceMasters Weekend events.

DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - David Dorfman
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - David Dorfman
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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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 - Allysen Hooks
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Allysen Hooks
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
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Ronald K. Brown
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: Master Class - Brian Brooks
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Brian Brooks
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 - 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
DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Cassandra Trenary
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 - 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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