Dance Community News - July 16, 2014

In This Issue.

PERFORMANCES and EVENTS

1. ORDWAY SUMMER DANCE SERIES- JULY 17 and 24

2. MAD KING THOMAS AND JUSTIN MAXWELL PRESENT “THE WEATHER IS ALWAYS PERFECT” AT WALKER OPEN FIELD- JULY 19

3. 9x22 DANCE/LAB- JULY 23

4. RHYTHMIC CIRCUS’ FEET DON’T FAIL ME NOW! AT THE AMES CENTER- JULY 25-26

5. DON’T YOU FEEL IT TOO? (ADDED SESSION ON AUGUST 1st TO MARK 1 YEAR OF MARRIAGE EQUALITY)- FRIDAYS July 25-September 19

6. OH CHRIST/ SABOTAGE AT THE MN FRINGE FESTIVAL- AUGUST 1-9

7. (IN)HUMANITY AT THE MN FRINGE- AUGUST 1-9

8. CHICAGO CONTEMPORARY DANCE COMPANY KHECARI PRESENTS TWO WORKS AT MINNEAPOLIS GALLERY SOOVAC- AUGUST 21-22

ONGOING CLASSES

9. ONGOING SUMMER SESSION CLASSES AT ANDA FLAMENCO THROUGH AUGUST 9th

10. CLASS WITH DEBORAH JINZA-THAYER

11. FALL REGISTRATION OPEN AT PAS DE DEUX DANCE STUDIO

12. OPEN CLASSES WITH CONTEMPO PHYSICAL DANCE

13. ONGOING CLASSES AT TU DANCE CENTER

WORKSHOPS, MASTER CLASSES and INTENSIVES

14. ASK THE EXPERTS VI- JULY 19

15. SIX LIMBS: A BODY-MIND CENTERING WORKSHOP WITH OTTO RAMSTAD & OLIVE BIERINGA- JULY 19-20

16. TAP WORKSHOP WITH RHYTHMIC CIRCUS- JULY 23

17. PARTNERING FROM AN IMPROVISATIONAL LENS WITH TAJA WILL- JULY 31

18. FEELING THE CITY: A FREE WORKSHOP WITH BODYCARTOGRAPHY PROJECT- AUGUST 9

19. BALLET ROYALE MINNESOTA PRESENTS MASTER CLASS WITH BONNIE MATHIS- AUGUST 10

20. PILATES MAT TEACHER TRAINING- SEPTEMBER 5-7 and NOVEMBER 7-9

21. SEEKING YOUR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

AUDITIONS, JOBS and OPEN CALLS

22. Dance/USA SEEKS DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS

23. CALL FOR MOVERS OF ALL ABILITIES AND AGES

24. MOVEMENT LAB LOOKING FOR INSTRUCTORS

25. MAD KING THOMAS WANTS TO WORK WITH YOU

26. PAULA MANN/ TIME TRACK PRODUCTIONS SEEKS PERFORMERS/MOVERS

27. MINNESOTA DANCE COLLABORATIVE AUDITIONS!

28. SEEKING CHOREOGRAPHERS FOR CHOREOGRAPHERS’ EVENING AT THE WALKER ART CENTER

29. RGK MODERN INDIAN DANCE ACADEMY IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

SERVICES and SPECIAL OFFERS FOR DANCERS

30. SHIATSU AND BODY-MIND CENTERING® SESSIONS WITH OLIVE BIERINGA

31. SOMATIC & STRUCTURAL BODYWORK WITH TAJA WILL

DANCE WRITING, REVIEWS and PODCASTS

32. NEWEST WRITING ON CRITICISM EXCHANGE

OTHER DANCE NEWS

33. STUDIO SPACE AVAILABLE FOR RENT IN THE IVY BUILDING FOR THE ARTS

34. TU DANCE CENTER STUDIO AVAILABLE FOR RENT

35. VERSATILE STUDIO SPACE FOR RENT IN NE ARTS DISTRICT

36. REHEARSAL/CLASS SPACE AVAILABLE IN SOUTH MINNEAPOLIS

37. REHEARSAL/CLASS SPACE AVAILABLE IN BLOOMINGTON


PERFORMANCES and EVENTS

1. ORDWAY SUMMER DANCE SERIES- JULY 17 and 24

Now in its fifth year, the Ordway Summer Dance series offers free, family-friendly dance events and live music in Rice Park in downtown Saint Paul on select Thursday evenings throughout the summer. Each week will highlight a different dance style and music genre, offering free lessons from professional instructors from around the community, followed by live music and open dance in the park.

All events are free and open to the public. Visit

http://www.ordway.org/summerdance for more information.

Where: Rice Park (downtown Saint Paul, across from the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts)

When: Thursdays - July 17, July 24

5:30 p.m. – Event begins

6:00 p.m. – Free dance lessons

7:15 p.m. – Live music and open dance

2014 Ordway Summer Dance Lineup

July 17 – Salsa

Band: Salsa del Soul

Salsa Dance Instruction: Manuel & Carmen Rubio

July 24 – Ballroom

Band: Jerry O’Hagan and his Orchestra

Ballroom Dance Instruction: Cinema Ballroom

Contact: Jessica Petrie, jpetrie@ordway.org

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2. MAD KING THOMAS AND JUSTIN MAXWELL PRESENT “THE WEATHER IS ALWAYS PERFECT” AT WALKER OPEN FIELD- JULY 19

Award-winning choreographers Mad King Thomas (Tara King, Theresa Madaus and Monica Thomas) and playwright Justin Maxwell present a one-night-only immersive dance-theater work in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden as part of the Walker’s Open Field.
Inspired by the fairly ridiculous tale of Violet Jessop, who survived the sinkings of the HMS Titanic and the HMS Brittanic, The Weather is Always Perfect steers a perfect, unsinkable play into the

dark, murky waters of fate, preparedness, dentistry and grammatical constructions.

It’s an evening for mysterious participation, for seeing where your luck takes you.

Please bring a flashlight. Meet below the big yellow pedestrian bridge in the Sculpture Garden.

www.madkingthomas.com

http://www.walkerart.org/openfield/event/mad-king-thomas-on-open-field/

Contact: Tara King, madkingthomas@gmail.com

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3. 9x22 DANCE/LAB- JULY 23

8:00 PM (7:00 doors), $6-16 (sliding scale)

Deborah Jinza Thayer

Mike Cohn

Bob Eisen with Kristin Van Loon

Bryant Lake Bowl Cabaret Theater

810 W Lake St

Minneapolis, MN 55408-2846

www.bryantlakebowl.com

BLB Ticketline: 612-825-8949 for reservations

Full-service restaurant and bar in theater

In its tenth year, 9x22 Dance/Lab features unfettered dance exploration. A discussion moderated by choreographer/curator Laurie Van Wieren follows each piece, giving audience and choreographer alike the opportunity to react and explore the work together. 9x22 Dance/Lab was founded in August 2003. Each month, three choreographers show work of varying styles and experience. 9x22 has become known as a place where seasoned and new choreographers can present their work and discuss it with an informed and engaged audience.

Contact: Laurie Van Wieren Projects, laurievanwieren@gmail.com

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4. RHYTHMIC CIRCUS’ FEET DON’T FAIL ME NOW! AT THE AMES CENTER- JULY 25-26

2014-15 World Tour kick-off show!

FEET DON'T FAIL ME NOW! premiered in August 2008 at the Ritz Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota, when the group's dancers and founders joined forces with the seven Twin Cities' heavyweight musicians. Together, they integrated an inventive style of rapid-fire tap with a variety of musical genres to create a show that presents a wildly creative view into the indomitable power of the human spirit. The show's brilliance has been marked by rave reviews, sold-out engagements and numerous awards, including two SAGE Awards for Outstanding Ensemble and Performance, a Spirit of the Fringe Award (Edinburgh Festival Fringe's top theatrical award), two Upper Midwest Emmy’s and being named "Best Dance Performance" by Minneapolis' City Pages.

Date: July 25 & 26

Time: 8 PM

Tickets: $40 & $30 (Ticket prices listed include facility fees.
Additional service charges and handling fees may apply)

Tickets available at the Ames Center box office, by phone 800-982-2787 or online at www.ticketmaster.com

http://www.ames-center.com/rhythmic-circus.html

www.rhythmiccircus.com

Contact: Kaleena Miller, rhythmic.circus@gmail.com

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5. DON’T YOU FEEL IT TOO? (ADDED SESSION ON AUGUST 1st TO MARK 1 YEAR OF MARRIAGE EQUALITY)- FRIDAYS July 25-September 19

Grace Minnesota continues its 7th season of dancing in public for inner-life exploration. Don’t You Feel It Too? is a practice of dancing truthfully, playful provocation, social healing, and personal liberation. It’s also ridiculously fun!

Join us any of these remaining Fridays, 5:30-7pm, on Nicollet Mall: July 25; Aug 1, 8, 22; Sept 5, 19. All sessions are free and open to the public.

Here’s how: Meet at Peavey Plaza at 5:30pm. Bring headphones and an mp3 player with your favorite songs. Wear comfortable shoes for dancing on concrete, and leave everything else behind. The first half-hour you receive instruction and get comfortable. Then we dance and transcend our fear.

Feel free to contact DYFIT@graceminnesota.org with questions. Let us know you’re coming, or just drop in. Learn more about the practice at

http://www.graceminnesota.org/dyfit01.html

Contact: Marcus Young,
DYFIT@graceminnesota.org

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6. OH CHRIST/ SABOTAGE AT THE MN FRINGE FESTIVAL- AUGUST 1-9

My Only Option was SABOTAGE is a work-in-progress from choreographer Taja Will. It begins with the apple of knowledge, a more-than-mammal less-than-human response to survival of the fittest, confused with constructions of patriotic allegiance and throughout demonstrations of questionable trust and competition. The question being, am I stronger alone? Or are we stronger together? Featuring MN performers Kari Mosel, Heather Klopchin, Kathleen Pender, Emily Ban, and the wordsmith and musician Tyler Nelson.

Elizabeth June Bergman performs her new solo Oh Christ/ Masturbatory Dance, a darkly comedic performance about the absurdity of heartbreak, narcissism, devotion, and virtuosity.

Analia Alegre-Femenias and Kate Vigmostad dance their new collaborative duet BuzzQuizz, a satirical work that asks questions about answering questions.

Oh Christ/ SABOTAGE

at the Rarig Xperimental Theater, UM campus

321 21st Ave S. Minneapolis

Fri, Aug 1 - 8:30 pm

Sat, Aug 2 - 8:30 pm

Tue, Aug 5 - 10:00 pm

Thu, Aug 7 - 5:30 pm

Sat, Aug 9 - 4:00 pm

$4 Fringe buttons, $12 admission www.fringefestival.org to purchase tickets and check out the diverse offerings of this amazing festival.

Contact: Elizabeth Bergman, elizabethjunebergman@yahoo.com

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7. (IN)HUMANITY AT THE MN FRINGE- AUGUST 1-9

Dance & Other Behaviors returns to the Minnesota Fringe Festival with the premiere of (In)humanity: A Study Through Movement.
Join our documentary crew on the site of a contemporary dance performance at the borders of humanity to see where, visually and kinetically, human and animal converge.

Choreographer Jennifer Pray and creative director Jordan Lee Thompson team with a cast of local powerhouse dancers for this engaging contemporary dance performance.

http://www.danceandotherbehaviors.weebly.com

Performed by Karen Christ, Eden Heille, Jim Lieberthal, Tazz Germaine Lindsey, Jennifer Mack, Akshata Moorthy, Julie Marie Muskat, Jennifer Pray, Mckenna Riss, David Rue and Betsy Schaefer Roob.

Original music by Seth Tracy and costume design by Lora Kaup.

Friday, Aug 1 at 5:30pm

Saturday, Aug 2 at 10:00pm

Tuesday, Aug 5 at 7:00pm

Friday, Aug 8 at 8:30pm

Saturday, Aug 9 at 4:00pm

Southern Theater

1420 Washington Ave, Minneapolis

Tickets are $12 + $4 Fringe Button

http://www.fringefestival.org/2014/show/?id=2727

Contact: Jennifer Pray, danceandotherbehaviors@gmail.com

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8. CHICAGO CONTEMPORARY DANCE COMPANY KHECARI PRESENTS TWO WORKS AT MINNEAPOLIS GALLERY SOOVAC- AUGUST 21-22

August 21 & 22 - 7:30pm

Soo Visual Arts Center

2638 Lyndale Ave. S, Minneapolis, MN 55408

$10 general admission tickets available at

http://khecarisoovac.bpt.me/

This evening features two excerpted Khecari works reformatted for a gallery setting, Esther & the Omphali and cresset: vibrant, rusting.

Premiered at The Dance Center of Columbia College in Chicago in February 2014, Meyer’s Esther & the Omphali is a male duet with live accordion music by Sarah Morgan. Julia Rae Antonick’s cresset: vibrant, rusting is an abstraction of decay's beauty for three women with live percussion music by Joe St.Charles.

video of Esther & the Omphali

http://youtu.be/5wcE-_SXCqk

video of cresset: vibrant, rusting

http://youtu.be/5jPgXnTuXZE

For more information about Khecari visit

https://www.khecari.org

https://www.facebook.com/khecaridance

Contact: Julia Antonick, julia@khecari.org

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ONGOING CLASSES

9. ONGOING SUMMER SESSION CLASSES AT ANDA FLAMENCO THROUGH AUGUST 9th

Join us in our air-conditioned studio with sprung floor, mirrors, and windows on three sides.
For class listing and prices, go to:

http://www.andaflamenco.com/School/classes.htm#currsched

Contact: Maria Mancuso, mancu001@umn.edu

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10. CLASS WITH DEBORAH JINZA-THAYER

Dance class derived from Deborah Jinza Thayer’s movement therapy work that addresses the integrity of the physical structure.
It begins with gentle and slow somatic-based floor work functioning to re-pattern the body.
This class is designed to counteract dancers' compensation patterns and coping mechanisms that lead to chronic pain, imbalances and/or inability to move freely.

The intention is to find underlying support that precedes movement before challenging it to “perform”.
The class builds to include large complex phrases that will both physically satisfy the professional dancer in a process that re-balances the body and promotes ease, efficiency, and strength.

3 Fridays from 2:00 - 3:30

July 11, July 18 & July 25

Minneapolis Yoga Workshop
/ Ivy Building

2637 27th Ave. S., Suite 207

Minneapolis, MN 55406

Cost: Sliding Scale

Contact: Sharon Picasso with any questions:
spicasso1@gmail.com
/text = 612.600.4903

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11. FALL REGISTRATION OPEN AT PAS DE DEUX DANCE STUDIO

Pas de Deux is accepting new dancers at all levels for the 2014 - 2015 dance season.
Class offerings include:

*Baby Ballet for ages 3 - 4

*Three levels of Pre Ballet for ages 4 - 7

*Technique/Performance Classes based on the Cecchetti Method of Classical Ballet for ages 7 - adult

*Pre-Pointe and Pointe program for qualified dancers ages 11 - adult

"New to Pas de Deux" Scholarship available for dancers with experience registering for Ballet III or higher.

Discounted and Free Classes available for Boys and Men.

See our website for complete information:

*Class schedule, descriptions and prices

*Scholarship and discounted class information

*Registration form

*Dress code

Contact: Miss Zachari at studio@pasdedeuxdance.com with questions or to set up

a trial class between July 14 and 24.

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12. OPEN CLASSES WITH CONTEMPO PHYSICAL DANCE

Join Contempo Physical Dance for invigorating open classes this summer and enjoy the company’s dynamic fusion of Afro-Brazilian Contemporary Dance, based on Marciano Silva dos Santos personal movement research.

Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at The Cowles Center

528 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Classes goes through August 13th, 2014.

Studio 2B in July

Studio 7A in August

$10 per class. All ages and ability levels are welcome.

Classes are FREE for those 50 years old and older in celebration of the new work that will premiere at the TEK Box August 22-24, 2014, featuring a cast over the age of fifty.

Questions? Please contact us at contempophysicaldance@gmail.com or

612-619-4116.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant

from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation

from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Contact: Jenny Pennaz, contempophysicaldance@gmail.com

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13. ONGOING CLASSES AT TU DANCE CENTER

TU Dance Center offers several classes for beginning, intermediate and advanced level.
Join us in our spacious studios!

**No morning open classes from July 14-20**

Morning Open Classes (July 21 - 25)

Monday, 10:00-11:00am, GAGA people with Berit Ahlgren

Tuesday, 9:30-11:00am, Ballet with Abdo Sayegh

Wednesday, 9:30-11:00am, Ballet with Laurel Keen

Thursday, 10:00-11:00am, Horton based Modern with Toni Pierce-Sands

Friday, 9:30-11:00am, Modern with Erin Thompson

**No morning open classes from July 28 - August 17. Morning classes will resume on August 18.**

For more information visit "Open Classes" at http:www.tudance.org.
Schedule is subject to change.

Cost:
$14/class, $120/10-class card.

TU Dance Center is located at 2121 University Avenue West, Saint Paul, Minnesota
55114. Find us on the north side of University Avenue, one block east of Vandalia, located directly behind Subway on the building's east side. (Free parking in the lot in front of TU Dance Center)

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WORKSHOPS, MASTER CLASSES and INTENSIVES

14. ASK THE EXPERTS VI- JULY 19

The Minnesota Dance Medicine Foundation offers “Ask the Experts VI: Pointe Readiness & Assessments with Linda Muir”

Come & ask the experts!

Saturday July 19th, 2014 10am-12pm

The Cowles Center

Studio 7A

528 Hennepin Ave.

Minneapolis, MN 55403

http://www.mndancemed.org/education-events/ask-the-experts/

Contact: Kyla Klaas, kylegerhart@gmail.com

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15. SIX LIMBS: A BODY-MIND CENTERING WORKSHOP WITH OTTO RAMSTAD & OLIVE BIERINGA- JULY 19-20

focused on the EMBRYOLOGY & ANATOMY of the LIMBS

July 19 + 20
- 10:00am- 4:00pm – Studio 206, Ivy Building, Seward

This workshop will focus on the anatomy and embryology of the arms, legs, head and tail; the bones, muscles, nerves and connective tissue. Studying embodied anatomy through hands on practice we will dive into the systems of the body and create a deep foundation from which to expand our physical potential, and heighten our sensory awareness.

This is a workshop for anyone who wants to feel great and learn more about their body and its contents irregardless of your movement or bodywork background. Suitable for bodyworkers, yoga practitioners, dancers, therapists, athletes, and performers of all disciplines and you!

Both Olive and Otto are certified teachers of Body-Mind Centering® who have been teaching Body-Mind Centering®, dance, and improvisation internationally for almost twenty years in contexts such as Impulstanz, Vienna, Movement Research, NYC, Ponderosa, Germany, TanzLaboratorium, Kiev and for dance companies, such as Footnote Dance, New Zealand, Axis Dance Company, California, Lyon Opera Ballet, Lyon, and Young Dance, Minneapolis. As co-directors of the BodyCartography Project they were named Dance Company of the Year 2013 and Artists of the Year 2008 by the Twin Cities City Pages.

$150-200 sliding scale

www.bodycartography.org

Contact:
olive@bodycartography.org
or call 917 463 9300 to register

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16. TAP WORKSHOP WITH RHYTHMIC CIRCUS- JULY 23

Join Nick Bowman, Galen Higgins, Ricci Milan and Kaleena Miller for tap technique and repertory from their international hit show Feet Don’t Fail Me Now!

Intermediate and Advanced levels offered.
All ages!

Wednesday, July 23 from 11am-3pm

at Ballare Teatro Performing Arts Center (4259 Minnehaha Ave S, Mpls 55406)

$65

Register in advance.
Limited space available.

Contact: Kaleena at rhythmic.circus@gmail.com to register or with any questions

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17. PARTNERING FROM AN IMPROVISATIONAL LENS WITH TAJA WILL- JULY 31

at The Movement Lab

5155 Bloomington Ave

Thursday July 31st,
7-9pm

$12 pre-register $15 drop in

to pre-register email tajawill@gmail.com, space is limited, Pre-registration is highly encouraged!

This workshop will focus on creating safe support structures for partnering and then take those skills into the world of improvisation. The focus for this months class will include ways of prompting disorientation. We will find new ways into and out of touch and contact we'll use our creative desires in collaboration with a partnering structure. Together we'll examine the weight bearing structures from a somatic approach to create ease and efficiency which can lead to further possibility for the creative impulse to take shape within a dance. This workshop aims to create a bridge between the worlds of choreographed partnering and the magic of contact improvisation.

This is an open level workshop, all are welcome.

Contact: Taja Will, tajawill@gmail.com

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18. FEELING THE CITY: A FREE WORKSHOP WITH BODYCARTOGRAPHY PROJECT- AUGUST 9

Feeling the City

A free workshop with BodyCartography Project

for

Walker Open Field


Saturday, August 9

at 10:00am in CDT

Peavey Plaza

Nicollet Mall at S 11th St, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

How do cities inform our physical being and expression? Engage with the social and physical environments of Minneapolis from the perspective of your sensory and feeling selves. We will experiment with behavioral, reflexive, and personal movement in a variety of public spaces.

Together we will investigate how a city can offer opportunities for more empathetic human behavior.

Together we will build dances with the city

Collectively we will build a book of scores for alternative urban behaviour.

10am-12pm for anyone who is curious irregardless of movement experience

1pm-3pm for anyone who came to the morning session who wants to dive deeper into dance making in the city

Bring shoes and clothes that you can dance in in the city. Bring water as a little else as possible so you are free to move.

Contact: Olive Bieringa, olive@bodycartography.org

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19. BALLET ROYALE MINNESOTA PRESENTS MASTER CLASS WITH BONNIE MATHIS- AUGUST 10

Mark your calendars! Following last year's wonderful experience, Ballet Royale Minnesota is thrilled to once again present a master class for advanced and professional Dancers this August with renowned master teacher Bonnie Mathis.

Ms. Mathis is a former principal dancer with ABT and Netherlands Dance Theater, and is well known locally as the former Co-Artistic Director of, and instructor at, Ballet Arts Minnesota in Minneapolis. This summer she will be teaching at Kaatsbaan International Dance Center's "Extreme Ballet" Intensive program in New York, and at Ballet Royale Minnesota's two week intensive in August.

The special Master Class with Bonnie Mathis on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at Ballet Royale Minnesota, from Noon to 2:00pm, followed by an informal meet & greet with Ms. Mathis.

Class price is $35.

Professional dance instructors observation price is $10 (call or e-mail to attend).

For more information contact Ballet Royale at http://www.BalletRoyaleMN.org or at 952-898-3163.

Ballet Royale is conveniently located just off I-35 on the border of Burnsville and Lakeville, just 20 minutes from either downtown Minneapolis or St. Paul.

FREE PARKING

Contact: Rick Vogt,
info@balletroyalemn.org

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20. PILATES MAT TEACHER TRAINING- SEPTEMBER 5-7 and NOVEMBER 7-9

Pilates Mat Teacher Training

with Cari Riis Stemmler
and Tiza Wynn Riley

Mat I

Introduction to Pilates & Beginning/Intermediate Exercises

Balanced Body Mat I includes an introduction to the history and principles of Pilates, a review of core anatomy, beginning and most intermediate level exercises with modifications, lectures on class order and programming in a fitness setting and guidelines for safely teaching seniors and pre-, and post-natal classes.

Fri, Sept 5th
- Sun, Sept 7th

Friday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Saturday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Sunday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Fee: $499.00 American Dollar

Materials Fee (Manual & DVD): $75.00

Mat II

Intermediate/Advanced Exercises

Mat II includes the remaining intermediate and advanced level exercises as well as essential movement principles and training tips for advancing clients to the higher levels. Pilates for sports specific activities are also covered.

Fri, Nov. 7th - Sun, Nov 9th

Friday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Saturday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Sunday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Fee: $499.00 American Dollar

Materials Fee (Manual & DVD): $75.00

Register: https://www.pilates.com/BBAPP/V/education/host-sites.html

Paragon Pilates & Physical Therapy

5101 Vernon Ave. South
Suite 2A

Edina MN 55436 USA

952-405-9765

Contact: Ginny Massie, ginny@paragonpilatespt.com or Cari Riis Stemmler, cari@paragonpilatespt.com

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21. SEEKING YOUR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

Embodied Arts: Tools for the Performing Artist will provide training for professional artists who utilize movement in their work and have a background exploring movement. The certification training will take place over the course of ten non-consecutive weekends in 2015, during which participants will refine their creative process and performance work.

Utilizing the somatic methods of Body-Mind Centering® (BMC) certified teachers Olive Bieringa and Otto Ramstad will lead an embodied approach to movement expression and creation. BMC utilizes experiential study through application of anatomical, physiological, and developmental principles in self-guided movement and sound explorations. It enables participants to experience in the present how an understanding of their evolutionary past directly influences their life, their professional practice, and in turn, their art.

Full details to be announced in October including possible fee subsidies. Please contact us to express interest in early registration. Space will be limited.

Read more: http://bodycartography.org/upcoming/?event_id1=52

Contact: Olive Bieringa,
olive@bodycartography.org

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AUDITIONS, JOBS and OPEN CALLS

22. Dance/USA SEEKS DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS

Organization: Dance/USA

Location: Washington DC

Application Deadline: August 1, 2014

Dance/USA seeks a Director of Programs. This position is responsible for all programming & event matters related to Dance/USA’s Annual Conference and the Annual Dance Forum. The Director of Programs interacts frequently with the membership and works closely with the staff, Program Committee of the Board of Trustees, and Annual Conference Host Committee to develop and implement relevant professional development opportunities and events for the professional dance field.

Dance/USA’s Annual Conference is the largest gathering of not-for-profit dance professionals in the United States. Each year, hundreds of executive directors, artistic directors, company managers, choreographers, artists, and development and marketing professionals convene to discuss timely issues, learn best-practices, and benefit from peer-to-peer discussions. Dance/USA’s Annual Conference takes place in different regions of the United States each year and includes three full days of professional development programming and special events. Dance/USA’s 2015 Conference will take place in Miami, FL June 17 – 20. The 2015 Dance Forum will take place on Friday, January 9 in New York City.

For more information, click here: http://www.danceusa.org/jobsatdanceusa

Contact: Melissa Lineburg, mlineburg@danceusa.org

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23. CALL FOR MOVERS OF ALL ABILITIES AND AGES

Call for movers of all abilities and all ages to Celebrate Accessibility in a site specific dance at the new universal access playground at the Wabun Picnic area in Minnehaha Park.

Join choreographers Colleen McClellan Ueland, Dwayne Schueneman and Sarah Heinsch to create a site specific dance to celebrate the opening of this new playground.

Who: Dancers of any age, youth and adults can join this project. Children who need supervision should be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

When: Performance is July 31st, sometime between 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Rehearsals: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Monday, July 21st, Tuesday, July 22nd, Thursday, July 24th, Friday July 25th,

Monday, July 28th, Tuesday, July 29th. (rain date Wed. July 30th.)

Dress Rehearsals - July 31st, 3:00 p.m.

Colleen McClellan Ueland - Choreographer - has been dancing, teaching and choreographing in the Twin Cities and beyond for over 20 years.

Sarah Heinsch - Choreographer - is also a power hockey player! She will lead the exploration of the new playground in her power chair.

Dwayne Schueneman -Choreographer - is co-founder of REVolutions Dance in Florida and an accomplished track and field athlete, rugby player and dancer who uses a manual chair.

Contact: Gretchen Pick with Young Dance's All Abilities program at 612-423-3064 or gretchen@youngdance.org to register.

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24. MOVEMENT LAB LOOKING FOR INSTRUCTORS

The Movement Lab in South Minneapolis is looking for instructors to teach classes this fall! The Lab is a boutique dance and fitness studio near Lake Nokomis offering classes for youth and adults in a non-competitive environment.
We have a recreational program as well as an Artistry program for youth, which provides students with comprehensive training in a variety of genres, numerous performance opportunities and dance field trips for exposure to professional work being performed in the community.
For more information about the Lab, visit our website at
http://www.movementlabminneapolis.com

We are seeking an instructor for Jazz, Tap and Ballet classes on Thursday evenings as well as Hip-Hop and Contemporary classes on Sunday afternoons/evenings.

REQUIREMENTS:

- Consistent availability on the days/times listed

- Knowledge of Intermediate/Advanced Tap, Jazz and Ballet and/or knowledge of Hip-Hop

- Active engagement in dance performance via company membership or independent work

- Experience working with youth ages 5-13

- Ability to engage, motivate, encourage and support students as they learn and grow

- A positive attitude and sincere love for dance

If you are interested in teaching with us, please send your resume to movementlabminneapolis@gmail.com and include your areas of experience in the subject line (ex. Tap, Modern, Jazz).

Contact: Stepheni Hubert, 612-597-6830

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25. MAD KING THOMAS WANTS TO WORK WITH YOU

Mad King Thomas is hoping you will be in our new work "The Weather is Always Perfect" which will be shown in the Walker's Sculpture Garden as part of Open Field on Saturday, July 19. Do you want to be in a piece with us? A piece that requires two rehearsals, including one tonight? And be paid zero dollars for your time and work? Like you are a feudal serf? Because we totally want to perform with you (we are sorry for the labor exploitation)!

To participate, you would:

Attend rehearsals at the Sculpture Garden on

July 16 from 7-10pm

July 17 from 7-10pm

Perform in the Weather is Always Perfect on

July 19, 7-10pm

That's it!

If you are interested or have any questions let us know by emailing us at madkingthomas@gmail.com. We'd lovelovelove to have you.

Contact: Monica Thomas, madkingthomas@gmail.com

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26. PAULA MANN/ TIME TRACK PRODUCTIONS SEEKS PERFORMERS/MOVERS

Paula Mann/Time Track Productions seeks 20 performers/movers to complete the cast of 'The One And The Many' set to premiere September 12-15th. 3 rehearsals: Sundays August 17th, 24th and September 7th 1-3 pm

Please email Paula if interested
@
pmann102@gmail.com

A fun time will be had by all!

Contact: Paula Mann, pmann102@gmail.com

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27. MINNESOTA DANCE COLLABORATIVE AUDITIONS!

Minnesota Dance Collaborative is looking for experienced dancers to perform at their 2014 Holiday Show!

Dancers will have the opportunity to audition in tap, jazz, lyrical, or hip hop with each style having a featured piece in the show.

The show will take place at the Southern Theater in Minneapolis on Friday December 5th and Saturday December 6th.
Dancers will be expected to commit to Sunday rehearsals starting on September 7th through the middle of November as well as to be available for technical rehearsals the entire week of December 1st-4th.

Audition Details:

Sunday, July 27th from 1-5pm

Location: Ashley Ballet Arts Academy

5300 Edina Industrial Blvd, Suite 400, Edina MN 55439

*Must be at least 18 years old to audition

website: http://www.tcdancecollaborative.com/

facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Minnesota-Dance-Collaborative/1379003992381898

Contact: Holly Bryant and Dorothy Johnson at mndancecollaborative@gmail.com, for more information and to preregister

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28. SEEKING CHOREOGRAPHERS FOR CHOREOGRAPHERS’ EVENING AT THE WALKER ART CENTER

Guest Curator Kenna-Camara Cottman

The Walker Art Center and Guest Curator Kenna-Camara Cottman are seeking choreographers to be presented as part of the 42nd Annual Choreographers’ Evening. Choreographers’ Evening will premiere on Saturday, November 29th at 7 pm and 9:30 pm. All forms of dance are welcome!

SCHEDULE YOUR AUDITION

WHERE: The Walker’s McGuire Theater, 1750 Hennepin Ave, Mpls 55403

WHEN:

Wednesday, August 20 from 6-10pm

Friday, August 22 from 2-6pm

Saturday, August 23 from 12 noon–4pm

- You will receive a call or email confirming your time slot

- Auditions are in 10 minute intervals

- Pieces are usually 3-6 minutes in length and may not exceed 7 minutes

- DVD and vimeo submissions are accepted, although live performance is preferred

- Works in progress are accepted

To schedule an audition, email performingarts@walkerart.org or call the Walker at 612.375.7550

Contact: additional questions may be directed to Anat Shinar at anat.shinar@walkerart.org

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29. RGK MODERN INDIAN DANCE ACADEMY IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

RGK Modern Indian Dance Academy is looking for volunteer actors- male female, children of all ages for RGK upcoming annual benefit Bollywood Dance Drama 2014 "DOOR" (open the door to your dreams). Show is Sept. 13, 2014, Time: 6:30-8:30pm, Venue: St.Paul Student Center, at University of MN.

DOOR is a Fantastic Fun Musical Bollywood Dance Drama. You will have a very good exposure of performing theater art! Anyone can join if you think you are good and can commit your time. Please call or email.

Audition July 21-24, 5:30-6pm and Sunday July 20, 3-3:30pm, at Plymouth location.

Contact Number 763-227-0740

Email: renukumar@rgkdance.org

Contact: Renu Kumar, renukumar@rgkdance.org

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SERVICES and SPECIAL OFFERS FOR DANCERS

30. SHIATSU AND BODY-MIND CENTERING® SESSIONS WITH OLIVE BIERINGA

$70 for 75 minute shiatsu
or Body-Mind Centering® session

Shiatsu originates is Japan and is a therapeutic bodywork form based on principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Within my Shiatsu practice I combines gentle rocking, rhythmic compression, meridian pressure point work and a wide variety of stretching movements to open joints and energy pathways and balance major muscle groups. This work brings the benefits of improved vitality and flexibility and offers an opportunity for deep relaxation. Shiatsu works with the client to treat and balance the whole person, harmonizing both mind and body.

Body-Mind Centering® holographically explores the body through movement re-education and hands on re-patterning
to understand self and increase physical and psychophysical potential. An experiential study based on the embodiment and application of anatomical, physiological, psychophysical and developmental principles, utilizing movement, touch, voice and mind. BMC® has an unlimited number of areas of applications with the creative, athletic and therapeutic fields. (Adapted from the
www.bodymindcentering.com)

Read more

http://bodycartography.org/upcoming/?event_id1=61

Contact: Olive,
917.463.9300 or email
olive@bodycartography.org to schedule a session

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31. SOMATIC & STRUCTURAL BODYWORK WITH TAJA WILL

I am offering a discounted rate for dancers and artists who are interested in addressing physical patterns including joint tension and tears (shoulder, wrist, knees, ankles), lower back pain, hyper-flexibility strengthening and skeletal alignment issues. This work includes conditioning exercises, hands-on cellular tension release and ongoing work to prevent injury. We can also work from injury to create and repattern the body for its potential efficiency.

50 minutes sessions for $45-60 (sliding scale) for July and August

In addition to somatic bodywork I also offer services in Energy Medicine (intuitive developmental psychotherapy), personal guided meditation and one-on-one experiential anatomy and yoga tutorials.

For more information on my services and practice visit www.tajawill.com

Contact: Taja Will, tajawill@gmail.com

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DANCE WRITING, REVIEWS and PODCASTS

32. NEWEST WRITING ON CRITICISM EXCHANGE

From the past week:

Kenna Cottman writes on Rosy Simas's We Wait in the Darkness

Jennifer Arave writes on Rosy Simas's We Wait in the Darkness

Moheb Soliman writes on Laurie Van Wieren's 4x4 = 100 Choreographers Dancing Outside

For lots more writing, visit http://criticismexchange.wordpress.com/

Contact: Emily Gastineau, emily.gastineau@gmail.com

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OTHER DANCE NEWS

33. STUDIO SPACE AVAILABLE FOR RENT IN THE IVY BUILDING FOR THE ARTS

Anda Flamenco has a beautiful studio in the Seward neighborhood with a sprung dance floor and mirrors. in addition to windows on three sides.

Contact: Kristina de Sacramento, Artistic Director, at lakristina@comcast.net for availability and pricing.


34. TU DANCE CENTER STUDIO AVAILABLE FOR RENT

TU Dance Center is offering its spacious dance studio for rent when available.

TU Dance Center has a 33x56 feet dance studio with sprung floor and Marley-type surface, fixed and portable barres, mirrors, grand piano, sound equipment, high ceilings and natural light.
The Center also features an air conditioned green room, kitchenette and dressing room, and free off-street parking.

TU Dance Center is convenient to both Minneapolis and St. Paul from I-94/Vandalia exit.
Find us on the north side of University Avenue, one block east of Vandalia, located directly behind Subway on the building's east side:
2121 University Avenue West, St. Paul, 55114.

Contact: abdo.sayegh@tudance.org for rates and more information.

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35. VERSATILE STUDIO SPACE FOR RENT IN NE ARTS DISTRICT

Photography

Video

Dance

Yoga

Gallery

Events

Rental Includes:

600 sqft room

Assorted light boxes

Ceiling mounted adjustable rack system

Media center

Functional kitchen

Clean restroom

Laundry

Monday thru Friday 8 am till 6pm: $15.00 per hour

Evening and weekend rental: $25.00 per hour

Contact: Hans Kruger, hanskruger.715@gmail.com

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36. REHEARSAL/CLASS SPACE AVAILABLE IN SOUTH MINNEAPOLIS

GREAT location at 3010 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis. Jawaahir Dance Company studio at the corner of Minnehaha and Lake behind Patrick’s Cabaret. Over 2000 square feet with windows, 2 mirrored walls, and a sprung hardwood floor. Off-street parking and bike rack. Only 2 blocks from the Lake Street / Midtown light rail station, and on the 7, 21, 27, and 53 bus routes. Fully handicapped accessible.

Visit our website at http://jawaahir.org/SpaceRental.htm for photo and more information.

Contact:
Eileen at
genmanager@jawaahir.org or call 612-872-6050 for pricing and availability.

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37. REHEARSAL/CLASS SPACE AVAILABLE IN BLOOMINGTON

Bloomington location at 9050 Lyndale Ave in the lower level of the Great Bear Shopping Center. Bright space of 900 square feet with one full mirrored wall and one partial. Double ballet barres. Small sitting area.

Visit our website at http://jawaahir.org/SpaceRental.htm for photo and more information.

Contact: Eileen at genmanager@jawaahir.org or call 612-872-6050 for pricing and

availability.

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Dance Community News - July 9, 2014

In This Issue.

PERFORMANCES and EVENTS

1. TONIGHT TONIGHT TONIGHT THE RABBIT SHOW: DANCE SHOWS THAT GOT INTO THE FRINGE- JULY 9

2. ROSY SIMAS: WE WAIT IN THE DARKNESS- JULY 9-12

3. INSTALLATION/EXHIBIT AT ALL MY RELATIONS GALLERY- EXTENDED TO JULY 13

4. ORDWAY SUMMER DANCE SERIES- JULY 10, 17 and 24

5. FREE SHOWING BY STUDENTS OF ANANYA DANCE THEATRE’S SUMMER INTENSIVE- JULY 11

6. ADRIENNE TRUSCOTT’S ASKING FOR IT: A ONE-LADY RAPE ABOUT COMEDY STARRING HER PUSSY AND LITTLE ELSE!- JULY 10-11

7. PATRICK SCULLY PRESENTS LEAVES OF GRASS- UNCUT IN ILLUSION THEATER’S 7. FRESH INK SERIES- JULY 10-13

8. BODHISATTVA SOYUZ PRESENTS “FORWARD”, A WORK IN PROGRESS- JULY 11

9. THIS COMING WEEKEND — 13 CHOREOGRAPHERS - TWO NIGHTS- JULY 11-12

10. BARAKA DE SOLEIL COMES BACK TO TWIN CITIES FOR A SHORT VISIT- JULY 11

11. 4x4 = 100 CHOREOGRAPHERS, WALKER OPEN FIELD- JULY 12- 1:00 to 1:30PM

12. KALEENA MILLER DANCE PERFORMS AT BASTILLE DAY BLOCK PARTY- JULY 13

13. 9x22 DANCE/LAB- JULY 23

14. ECLECTIC EDGE ENSEMBLE’S SUMMER BBQ FEAST AND FUNDRAISER!- JULY 24

15. THERE IS NO MYTH AT THE MN FRINGE- AUGUST 1- 8

16. ERIN SHEPPARD PRESENTS EVERYDAY HUSTLE AT THE MN FRINGE FESTIVAL- AUGUST 2-9

17. MARK YOUR CALENDAR: RHYTHMICALLY SPEAKING 2014 ARRIVES at THE SOUTHERN- AUGUST 14-16

ONGOING CLASSES

18. ERIN THOMPSON TEACHES SUMMER CLASSES AT ZENON AND AT TU DANCE

19. MUSIC-FIRST JAZZ CLASS: FRIDAYS, 9:30-11 AT ZENON

20. SUMMER OPEN CLASSES WITH CONTEMPO PHYSICAL DANCE

21. MOTIONART IMPROV GATHERING

WORKSHOPS, MASTER CLASSES and INTENSIVES

22. SHAPIRO & SMITH SUMMER WORKSHOP- JULY 14-25

23. INTENSIVE WITH LIRENA BRANITSKI and NINA JOLY: JULY 14-25

24. MUSICAL THEATER INTENSIVE WITH CREATIVE TEAM OF GOLDEN BOYS- JULY 18-20

25. POINTE PREPARATION AND ASSESSMENT- JULY 19

26. SIX LIMBS: A BODY-MIND CENTERING WORKSHOP WITH OTTO RAMSTAD & OLIVE BIERINGA- JULY 19-20

27. TAP WORKSHOP WITH RHYTHMIC CIRCUS- JULY 23

28. PEFFPOINTE TEACHER TRAINING©‭ ‬2014‭ ‬PLUS MASTER BALLET CLASS- JULY 31-AUGUST 1

29. WORKSHOP WITH ROCHELLE ZIDE- AUGUST 1-8

30. NOW MY BACK FEELS GREAT!- AUGUST 2

31. ECLECTIC EDGE ENSEMBLE JAZZ WEEK INTENSIVE WITH KARIS SLOSS, KARLA GROTTING AND FRIENDS- AUGUST 4-6

32. DANCE EDUCATORS’ COALITION SUMMER WORKSHOP 2014- AUGUST 7-9

33. FEELING THE CITY: A FREE WORKSHOP WITH BODYCARTOGRAPHY PROJECT- AUGUST 9

34. WORKSHOP WITH EXPRESSIVE MOVEMENTS- AUGUST 17

35. MDMF ANNUAL CONFERENCE- SEPTEMBER 6

36. SEEKING YOUR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

AUDITIONS, JOBS and OPEN CALLS

37. SEEKING QUALIFIED DANCE INSTRUCTORS

38. ENERGETIC AND POSITIVE TAP AND BALLET/POINTE INSTRUCTORS NEEDED!

39. CALL FOR MOVERS OR ALL ABILITIES AND AGES

40. MINNESOTA CONSERVATORY FOR THE ARTS SEEKS FULL-TIME MANAGING DIRECTOR

41. MOTIONART SEEKS DANCER

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, and SCHOLARSHIPS

42. CAREER TRANSITION GRANT FOR DANCERS

43. MINNESOTA STATE ARTS BOARD FY 2015 ARTIST INITIATIVE

SERVICES and SPECIAL OFFERS FOR DANCERS

44. ERIN THOMPSON OFFERS PRIVATE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE LESSONS and DANCE COACHING

45. SHIATSU AND BODY-MIND CENTERING® SESSIONS WITH OLIVE BIERINGA

46. 2014 MINNESOTA FRINGE FESTIVAL VIDEO DOCUMENTATION SPECIAL OFFER from Will & Ariel at MINNEAPPLEDV

47. FREE CAREER TRANSITION FOR DANCERS COUNSELING SESSIONS

48. MDMF FREE CLINIC FOR DANCERS

OTHER DANCE NEWS

49. WALKER ART CENTER PERFORMING ARTS SEASON- BUY NOW AND SAVE!

50. REHEARSAL/CLASS
SPACE
AVAILABLE
IN
SOUTH
MINNEAPOLIS

51. REHEARSAL/CLASS
SPACE
AVAILABLE
IN
BLOOMINGTON

52. ETHNIC DANCE THEATER SEEKING REHEARSAL SPACE


PERFORMANCES and EVENTS

1. TONIGHT TONIGHT TONIGHT THE RABBIT SHOW: DANCE SHOWS THAT GOT INTO THE FRINGE- JULY 9

Wednesday July 9th

Doors at 6:00pm, Curtain at 7:00 PM

$7-12 pay what you can; $6 with fringe button

Presented by April Sellers

Following the tradition started by John Munger, the July Rabbit Show featuring dance artists with shows in the Minnesota Fringe Festival continues! Three weeks before the fun begins, this evening offers the opportunity to preview the dance and movement shows appearing in this year’s Fringe. Want to discover somebody new? Like to plan ahead? Curious what your favorite dancers are planning? Join us for this one-night-only sneak peak!

Bryant Lake Bowl Theater

810 W. Lake St., Mpls

(612) 825‑8949

http://www.bryantlakebowl.com/theater/calendar/day/2014-07-09

http://www.facebook.com/events/682742408440584/?ref=br_tf

Fringe Shows previewed in this concert

TOUGH LOVE

(In)humanity: A Study Through Movement

Cycles

“Blind Ambition”

The Live Instructional Video

‘Persons Unknown’

SPEAKEASY

Strangetalk

CIRCULATE

Everyday Hustle

Contact: April Sellers, aprilsellersdc@gmail.com

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2. ROSY SIMAS: WE WAIT IN THE DARKNESS- JULY 9-12

Rosy Simas

We Wait In The Darkness

July 9-12, 2014

Wed, Thur, Fri at 8pm, Sat at 2pm & 8pm

Fri post-performance discussion

Tickets $16 general, $12 student/senior

Pay-what-you-can on July 12 at 2pm

tickets at Red Eye Box Office: www.redeyetheater.org

Red Eye Theater

15 W 14th St,

Minneapolis, MN 55403

Red Eye Theater is wheelchair accessible. The Friday evening show and post-performance discussion will be ASL interpreted. Audio description and large print format programs available with a one week request to Rosy Simas.

For more information visit: www.rosysimas.com

Contact: Rosy Simas, dance@rosysimas.com

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3. INSTALLATION/EXHIBIT AT ALL MY RELATIONS GALLERY- EXTENDED TO JULY 13

We Wait In The Darkness

Closing festivities July 13, 12-2pm

1414 East Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis

FREE

Regular hours this week 11am-3pm

for more information www.rosysimas.com or allmyrelationsarts.com

Contact: Rosy SImas,
dance@rosysimas.com

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4. ORDWAY SUMMER DANCE SERIES- JULY 10, 17 and 24

Now in its fifth year, the Ordway Summer Dance series offers free, family-friendly dance events and live music in Rice Park in downtown Saint Paul on select Thursday evenings throughout the summer. Each week will highlight a different dance style and music genre, offering free lessons from professional instructors from around the community, followed by live music and open dance in the park.

All events are free and open to the public. Visit http://www.ordway.org/summerdance for more information.

Where: Rice Park (downtown Saint Paul, across from the Ordway Center for the

Performing Arts)

When: Thursdays - July 10, July 17, July 24

5:30 p.m. – Event begins

6:00 p.m. – Free dance lessons

7:15 p.m. – Live music and open dance

2014 Ordway Summer Dance Lineup

July 10 – Disco

Band: Boogie Wonderland

Disco Dance Instruction: Arthur Murray Saint Paul

July 17 – Salsa

Band: Salsa del Soul

Salsa Dance Instruction: Manuel & Carmen Rubio

July 24 – Ballroom

Band: Jerry O’Hagan and his Orchestra

Ballroom Dance Instruction: Cinema Ballroom

Contact: Jessica Petrie, petrie@ordway.org

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5. FREE SHOWING BY STUDENTS OF ANANYA DANCE THEATRE’S SUMMER INTENSIVE- JULY 11

The public is invited to a free performance showing by students in the University of Minnesota's Summer Dance Intensive with Ananya Dance Theatre.

Friday, July 11, 3pm, at Barbara Barker Center for Dance, 500 21st Av S, Minneapolis. https://theatre.umn.edu/dance/summer

Contact: Gary Peterson, gary.peterson@ananyadancetheatre.org

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6. ADRIENNE TRUSCOTT’S ASKING FOR IT: A ONE-LADY RAPE ABOUT COMEDY STARRING HER PUSSY AND LITTLE ELSE!- JULY 10-11

Presented by Chris Schlichting and Kristin Van Loon at the Bryant Lake Bowl!

Dance artist Adrienne Truscott brings her award winning piece to Minneapolis after sold out shows in Australia, and in Edinburgh!

Only 2 Nights!


Thursday and Friday, July 10 and 11 at 7:00 pm

Doors open at 6:00 pm

Adrienne Truscott, one-half of the infamous Wau Wau Sisters, dressed only from the waist up and ankles down, undoes and does in the rules and rhetoric about rape, comedy and the awkward laughs in between.

With commentary from George Carlin, Louis C. K. and Robert De Niro. Polka dots, whistles and enough gin and tonics to get a girl in trouble, she lets her pussy do the talking. Set to pop music. Can you make jokes about rape? She plans to, all night long.

"Brutal, brilliant and brave...if you miss it you will miss the moment in the history of stand-up comedy wherein a woman actually took the genre and did something with it that no man could do... This is without doubt the most powerful hour of comedy." The Scotsman

"A playful mix of daring physical intimacy and deft visual gags...brilliantly bold and thoroughly engaging provocation." The Times (UK)

“★★★★★” Time Out

“★★★★” The Guardian

“★★★★” The Scotsman

Please note this show contains nudity and adult themes. Strictly over 18s audience only

http://www.bryantlakebowl.com/theater/adrienne-truscott-s-asking-for-it-0

Contact: Chris Schlichting, schli019@umn.edu

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7. PATRICK SCULLY PRESENTS LEAVES OF GRASS- UNCUT IN ILLUSION THEATER’S 7. FRESH INK SERIES- JULY 10-13

Get tickets while you still can!

at

https://www.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&e=71b6ddc2ecd4df14be2d5df7038b02b1

Leaves of Grass - Uncut is a collage of dance, theater, video, & poetry celebrating Walt Whitman, radical artist of the 1800's.

These are stories you did not hear in your American Literature class!

Featuring Patrick Scully as Walt Whitman, and a cast of 17 stunning male dancers.

Jeremy Bensussan

Jacob Carrigan

Jon Dahl

David Deblieck

Michael Engel

Brian J Evans

Gadu Fukasawa-Schmitz

Robert Haarman

Dustin Haug

Jim Lieberthal

Roman Morris

Blake Nellis

Jesse Neumann-Peterson

Yeniel Perez

Ryan Pusch

Robert Skafte

Dennis Yelkin

When did you last see a company of this many men dancing together in Minneapolis?

Not to be missed!

Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8, Sunday at 7 pm

For more info on the show go to:

http://www.razoo.com/story/Fiscal-Agent-For-Patrick-Scully-S-Leaves-Of-Grass-Uncut

or http://www.illusiontheater.org

Contact: Patrick Scully, patrick@patrickscully.org

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8. BODHISATTVA SOYUZ PRESENTS “FORWARD”, A WORK IN PROGRESS- JULY 11

Bodhisattva Soyuz, a contemporary dance company in Minneapolis, will present it's latest work "Forward", with feedback and discussion session afterward. Drinks will be served.

Performance: Friday July 11, 7PM

Location: Zenon Dance School, Studio 4A, 528 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, 55403

Admission: Free, Donations welcome

Contact: Prem Govindaswamy, govi0006@umn.edu

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9. THIS COMING WEEKEND — 13 CHOREOGRAPHERS - TWO NIGHTS- JULY 11-12

Christopher Watson Dance Company

presents the

13th Annual Dances at the Lakes Festival

The Christopher Watson Dance Company presents the 13th Annual Dances at the Lakes Festival—two free concerts at the Rose Garden at Lake Harriet at 7:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 11 and 12. The festival features a variety of dance forms performed by both professional and student dancers from communities in Minnesota and California.

DANCES AT THE LAKES 2014 CHOREOGRAPHERS AND COMPANIES

Anda Flamenco, Minneapolis, MN—Kristina de Sacramento, Artistic Director

Ballet Arts Youth Ensemble, Edina, MN—Ashley Burkland, Director

Ballare Teatro Performing Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN—Ann Williams, Director

Brownbody, Vadnais Heights, MN—Deneane Richburg, Choreographer

Christopher Watson Dance Company, Minneapolis, MN

Curio Dance, Mahtomedi, MN—Dario Mejia and Giselle Mejia

Elander Rosser, Minneapolis, MN

Kinetic Evolutions, Minneapolis, MN—Sarah LaRose-Holland, Artistic Director

Marco Carreon—Los Angeles, CA

Ray Terrill Dance Group, St. Paul, MN

Ressl Dance!, Long Beach, CA—Doris Ressl, Artistic Director

Young Dance, Minneapolis, MN—Gretchen Pick, Artistic Director

Youth Dance Ensemble, Burnsville, MN—Dixie Rairamo, Artistic Director

…and live music by local jazz musicians Reynold D. Philipsek and Matt

Senjem from East Side Quartet and Mill City Hot Club

For more information, go to:
christopherwatsondance.org

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Contact: Christopher Watson, cwdc1991@gmail.com

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10. BARAKA DE SOLEIL COMES BACK TO TWIN CITIES FOR A SHORT VISIT- JULY 11

Please join him this Friday, July 11th, at 12pm-2pm, for a collective conversation on live art and communal exchange.

"I"m really intrigued to hear about the present world of live art in the Twin Cities? how are artists sustaining themselves? What opportunities compel artists to maintain their career here? in Chicago & NYC I have had the opportunity to have conversations pressing to the ecology of live art & culture, most specifically dance. looking forward to this exchange..."

Presently the audience & community engagement consultant for The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, Baraka is working with Rosy Simas on the tour of her latest work, We Wait in The Darkness; traveling to Chicago this coming October. Together they are looking to develop meaningful intersections between artistic practice and community engagement. Rosy sees this as a long term commitment and a process which takes many months (if not years) to develop. She has invited Baraka to the Twin Cities to share with us
his views, methods, ideas about engaging diverse cultural communities.

This collective conversation will be housed within Simas' new installation "We Wait In The Darkness" at All My Relations Arts (thru July 13). We Wait In The Darkness is both an exhibit and a 60 minute dance which will premiere at Red Eye Theater, July 9-12.

All My Relations Arts, 1414 East Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404

http://www.rosysimas.com

Contact: Rosy Simas, dance@rosysimas.com

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11. 4x4 = 100 CHOREOGRAPHERS, WALKER OPEN FIELD- JULY 12- 1:00 to 1:30PM

100 choreographers perform their work of choice, each in a 4’x4’ square within a 40’x40’ grid, simultaneously! Come and see what happens!

Anderson, Gabriel

Art, Motion

Bergeron, Maggie

Berquam, Bonnie

Bolan, Blake

Cottman, Beverly

Cottman, Kenna

Davies, Angharad

de Soleil, Baraka

Dean, Ryan

Easter, Mary

Freeburg, Rachel

Freeh, Penny

Fresco, Dylan

Goese, Lazer

Gorowsky, Izzi

Grochett, Susanne

Habermas- Scher, Marilyn

Hansen, Annika

Heltzer, Deborah

Isaac, Pam Plagge

Jones, Justin

Kanthak, Tom

LeMere, Nick

Liebhard, Erinn

Madaus, Theresa

Melloy, Tammara

Miller, Kaleena

Mullaney, Billy

Nellis, Blake

Schlichting, Chris

Smuda, Sean

Sommers, Michael

Strong, Darrius

Stevens, Edna

Theodore, Jennifer

Wells, Jeff

Yaeger, Chris

Antuanette, Nika

Bolon, Yung-Tsi

Borman, Robert

Cohn, Michael

Edahl, Torre

Gastineau, Emily

Hansen, Erika

Illarde, Colette

Ilse, Jennifer

Johnson, Margaret E.

Keane, Ellen

Keo, Robert

Lamphere, Amy

Lusty, Coral

Mack, Jennifer

Motta, Kara

Nelson, Leah

Rousse, Sally

Sabin, Stacy

Saterstrom, Sherry

Shinar, Anat

Shtilman, Svitlana

Starlashay, Aneka

Zosel, Nan

Ahlgren, Berit

Alford, Arlys

Arave, Jennifer

Barber, Emma

Buechs, Emma

Campbell, Charles

Geil-Neufeld, Hannah

Higgins, Galen

Holman, Chris

Howard, Judith

Kes, Missa

King, Tara

Klopchin, Heather

Maxwell, Dustin

Mayer, Megan

Ostlund, Akiko

Picasso, Sharon

Regan, Matthew

Sellers, April

Edna Stevens

Stucker, Paul

Thayer, Deborah Jinza

Thorson, Morgan

Van Loon, Kristen

Vasudevan, Pramila

Wilder, Arwen

Heruth, Alexis

Lautenbach, Alexa

Tegen, Bridgett

Thomas, Monica

Peck, Jane

O'Hare, J

Voskuil, Vanessa

Concept, Curation, Laurie Van Wieren, 612.501.2551 laurievanwieren@gmail.com

Walker Open Field Coordinator, Walker Art Center, Laura Holway, 612.375.7593,laura.holway@walkerart.org

http://www.walkerart.org/openfield/event/100-choreographers/

Contact: Laurie Van Wieren, laurievanwieren@gmail.com

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12. KALEENA MILLER DANCE PERFORMS AT BASTILLE DAY BLOCK PARTY- JULY 13

Free!
Rain or Shine.

Come watch Kaleena Miller Dance perform at the Bastille Day Block Party!

Featuring dancing by:

Berit Ahlgren

Lisa Monalisa Berman

Jessica Fiala

Galen Higgins

Kimberly Lesik

David Rue

Renee Starr

15 min sets from 3-10pm

Also performing!

Hippo Campus

Black Diet

GRRRL PRTY

Nadine Dubois and Les Folies Risque

The Cloak Ox

Heiruspecs

Brass Messengers

Infiammati Fire Circus

Chanter de la Nuit

Located at Barbette (1600 W Lake Street)

Contact: Kaleena Miller, kaleenakaleena@gmail.com

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13. 9x22 DANCE/LAB- JULY 23

8:00 PM (7:00 doors), $6-16 (sliding scale)

Deborah Jinza Thayer

Mike Cohn

Bob Eisen with Kristin Van Loon

Bryant Lake Bowl Cabaret Theater

810 W Lake St

Minneapolis, MN 55408-2846

www.bryantlakebowl.com

BLB Ticketline: 612-825-8949 for reservations

Full-service restaurant and bar in theater

In its tenth year, 9x22 Dance/Lab features unfettered dance exploration. A discussion moderated by choreographer/curator Laurie Van Wieren follows each piece, giving audience and choreographer alike the opportunity to react and explore the work together. 9x22 Dance/Lab was founded in August 2003. Each month, three choreographers show work of varying styles and experience. 9x22 has become known as a place where seasoned and new choreographers can present their work and discuss it with an informed and engaged audience.

Contact: Laurie Van Wieren Projects, laurievanwieren@gmail.com

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14. ECLECTIC EDGE ENSEMBLE’S SUMMER BBQ FEAST AND FUNDRAISER!- JULY 24

Tickets are now on sale for EEE’s Summer Fundraiser!

Who : Eclectic Edge Ensemble

What : Summer BBQ Feast and Fundraiser

When : Thursday July 24th, 6-9pm

Where : Summit Brewery, Ratskellar (910 Montreal Cir, St Paul, MN 55102)

How : Reserve your tickets now at EEEdance@gmail.com prices are $25/adult and includes 2 Summit taps, $10/child 12 years and younger

Please include your name and how many reservations in your party.
Payment will be accepted at the time of the event and we accept cash, credit, and check!

Festivities include food, live music, silent auction items, outdoor games, and more!
We would love your company at this event and we hope you can make it!
Parking for is available at the brewery for free with additional street parking if needed.

If you are unable to attend, but would like to make a donation please go to our donation page at https://givemn.org/fundraiser/Eclectic-Edge-Ensemble-1 to make your tax deductible donation today!

Visit EEE's facebook event page for more information leading up to the event!

www.facebook.com/events/272689789577451/

Contact: Crystal Secor, crystal.pelletier@gmail.com

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15. THERE IS NO MYTH AT THE MN FRINGE- AUGUST 1- 8

Choreographer Helen Hatch presents There Is No Myth, featuring Warped, a journey from distortion to clarity by means of warping classicism and Fine Print, a haunting series of duets and group interactions exploring the implications of knowing too much.

A diverse group of dancers join forces onstage, including 2013 Princess Grace Award winner Courtney Henry of LINES Ballet, and 2013 Sage Award winner Katie Johnson of Minnesota Dance Theatre (MDT).

The Southern Theater

1420 Washington Ave. S

Minneapolis, MN 55454

Friday, August 1st, 10:00pm

Sunday, August 3rd, 7:00pm

Tues., August 5th, 8:30pm

Wed., August 6th, 5:30pm

Friday, August 8th, 10:00pm

Tickets: Available at www.fringefestival.org

$12 + $4 Fringe Button

Helen Hatch is current company member of Minnesota Dance Theatre and an independent choreographer. She is a graduate of the Ailey/Fordham BFA program with Honors in Choreography. Her work has been selected and performed at the Jacob’s Pillow Inside/Out Festival, in New York City, and throughout Mexico and Guatemala. In 2012, Minnesota Monthly selected Ms. Hatch as one of two dancers in their “10 Artists to Watch” stating that she “embod[ies] ballet’s tension between technique and emotion. In her own choreography, blending ballet with vigorous American movement, this edginess leaves you breathless.”

www.helenhatchdance.weebly.com.

Video promo available at

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glWS9c_tbx4&feature=youtu.be

Contact: Helen Hatch, helen.e.hatch@gmail.com

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16. ERIN SHEPPARD PRESENTS EVERYDAY HUSTLE AT THE MN FRINGE FESTIVAL- AUGUST 2-9

The choreographic team from 2013's Bump in the Night are back with a dynamic, vivid, and eccentric dance party that explores the personality of each day of the week.

Everyday Hustle is a whimsical take on the daily grind. Whether you’re enjoying Ladies Night on Thursday, or stuck hitting the snooze button on Monday morning, you’ll find yourself in this week.

Written by Sam Landman

Choreography by Erin Sheppard, Jessica Schilling, and Rachel Bellotti

Performed by Erin Sheppard, Jessica Schilling, Coralee Kaivo, Caroline Sable, Amy Shadis, Darnell Parker, Laura Buchholz

Shows dates and times:

Saturday, August 2 at 2:30pm - with Lauren Anderson

Sunday, August 3 at 10pm - with Shanan Custer

Thursday, August 7 at 7pm - with Katy McEwen

Friday, August 8 at 5:30pm - with Joe Bozic

Saturday, August 9 at 2:30pm - with Sean Dillon

Tickets are $12 + $4 Fringe button

http://www.fringefestival.org/2014/show/?id=2762

Contact: Jessica Schilling,
j.m.schilling05@gmail.com

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17. MARK YOUR CALENDAR: RHYTHMICALLY SPEAKING 2014 ARRIVES at THE SOUTHERN- AUGUST 14-16

On August 14-16 at the Southern Theater, seven dynamic choreographers will offer the community seven different ideas for synthesizing many styles of complicated rhythm into dance. Bound together by an unquenchable interest in rhythm as an excellent basis for the fusion of multiple ideas and identities, Rhythmically Speaking 2014 features forward-thinking local choreographers/ groups Karla Grotting, Bboy J-Sun, Erinn Liebhard, Christine Maginnis, Joanne Spencer and Voice of Culture Drum and Dance, and welcomes visitor Michele Dunleavy from Pennsylvania.

Tickets and Info: http://www.rhythmicallyspeakingdance.org

Contact: Erinn Liebhard, Artistic Director - info@rhythmicallyspeakingdance.org

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ONGOING CLASSES

18. ERIN THOMPSON TEACHES SUMMER CLASSES AT ZENON AND AT TU DANCE

Erin Thompson offers advanced modern dance classes at Zenon for 2 more weeks, through July 18. July 8 and 10 classes will be taught by Gabriel Anderson. Classes include experiential anatomy explorations on the floor, standing warm-ups enhanced by Alexander Technique based alignment, and locomotion phrases exploring weight, ease and momentum. With the wonderful and raucous Eric Mayson at the piano.

Erin will also teach a few more summer Friday morning advanced modern classes at TU Dance Center from 9:30-11:00. Check the TU Dance website weekly for the open class schedule. With live music.

T-Th 9:30-11:30
$16 for 2 hours

Zenon Dance School, 528 Hennepin Avenue, 4th floor

Fri
9:30-11:00
$14

Tu Dance Center

2121 University Ave West, St. Paul

Contact: Erin Thompson, thomp065@umn.edu

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19. MUSIC-FIRST JAZZ CLASS: FRIDAYS, 9:30-11 AT ZENON

Forget making shapes to counts; in this class, we will make music become kinetic and visual. Explored through the lens of a musician, the embodiment of a fusion of jazz-related styles serves as the basis for investigating rhythmic complexity, dynamics and audio-driven improvisation. A kickin’ soundtrack accompanies movement explorations that ask dancers to invest their personality into becoming the sound. No jazz hands; just raw, expressive and connected music-driven dance!

When: Fridays from June 13 – August 29, 9:30 – 11am

Where: Zenon Dance School

Cost: $12 per drop-in class, or register for the whole session

More Info: www.zenondance.org/ www.erinnliebhard.com (Instructor)

Contact: Erinn Liebhard, ekliebs@gmail.com

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20. SUMMER OPEN CLASSES WITH CONTEMPO PHYSICAL DANCE

Join Contempo Physical Dance for invigorating open classes this summer and enjoy the company’s dynamic fusion of Afro-Brazilian dance, capoeira and contemporary dance. Classes will be taught by Marciano Silva dos Santos.

Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at The Cowles Center

528 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Classes goes through August 13, 2014.

Studio 2B in July

Studio 7A in August

$10 per class. All ages and ability levels are welcome.

Classes are FREE for those 50 years old and older in celebration of the new work that will premiere at the TEK Box August 22-24, 2014, featuring a cast over the age of fifty.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Contact: Marciano Silva dos Santos, contempophysicaldance@gmail.com or 612-619-4116.

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21. MOTIONART IMPROV GATHERING

Friday, July 11th

6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Center for Performing Arts

3754 Pleasant Avenue South, Minneapolis

Now while the sun is strong, come and dance up some warm summer vibes!

Get together with friends new and old for an evening of spontaneous dance in the here and now.

Participants put movement ideas in a bag. Our accompanist pulls an idea out of the bag, and we go from there.

Live music and extra inspiration are provided by percussionist Bruce Wintervold.

This event is open to people of all ages and abilities.

Come to dance, to observe, or to do a little bit of both.

Suggested Donation: $5 -$10

(No one will be turned away for lack of funds.)

For more information, visit MotionArt at www.motionartmn.org

Contact: Pam Gleason or Diane Moncrieff: info@motionartmn.org

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WORKSHOPS, MASTER CLASSES and INTENSIVES

22. SHAPIRO & SMITH SUMMER WORKSHOP- JULY 14-25

At the Barbara Barker Center for Dance, Studio 100

The S&S Dance 2 week Summer Workshop is going to be great!

You will learn and perform challenging works from the S&S repertory with a public showing on the final day! The Workshop will be led by Laura Selle Virtucio, Scott Mettille, Kari Mosel, Drew Lester and Joanie Smith. These dynamic 5 teachers will all be in the studio together working one on one with workshop participants.

You will dance a lot!

The Workshop is for advanced and intermediate dancers ages 16 and above.

Visit www.shapiroandsmithdance.org for details.

Enrollment is limited!

$385 for two weeks!

Contact: Joanie Smith, info@shapiroandsmithdance.org

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23. INTENSIVE WITH LIRENA BRANITSKI and NINA JOLY: JULY 14-25

Mon, Tue, Thu 10:00-3:00pm and Wed, Fri 11:30-4:00pm

Saint Paul Ballet

1680 Grand Avenue

St. Paul, MN 55105

Tuition:

- $690 for two weeks or $365 for one week

Faculty:

Lirena Branitski- Ballet

Nina Joly - Modern

This Intensive is designed for the upper level student dancer with at least 3 years of pointe.

www.spballet.org
| (651) 690-1588

Contact: Zoe Henrot, zhenrot@spcballet.org

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24. MUSICAL THEATER INTENSIVE WITH CREATIVE TEAM OF GOLDEN BOYS- JULY 18-20

The creative team of Golden Boys will hold a musical theater intensive workshop July 18th, 19th, and 20th. The Cowles Center for Dance, 528 Hennepin Ave S., studio 6A on the 6th floor.

11am-12:20pm Warmup and Technique

12:30pm-2pm Repertory

Tuition $90.00

To register send an email to GoldenBoystheMusical@gmail.com. Use promotional code GOLDENMN to receive:

-FREE ticket to the show

-Discounted ticket rates for family members

-Discounted merchandise

Perfect for young dancers looking to work in a challenging and rewarding field, participants will learn technique and repertoire from members of the cast and the creator of the show, Horace Turnbull. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to expose your children to a level of Broadway experience rarely seen in the Twin Cities!

Horace has conceived, produced, written an original story and stage adaptation for Carnegie Hall’s presentation of An Afternoon with Alvin Ailey to a sold-out performance. He has also choreographed for the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and the world famous Radio City Rockettes. He was also the dance consultant on the film Tap Heat choreographed by Danny Daniels, and produced by Hargrove Productions.

Other choreographic credits include:

The National Tour of Funny Girl

Choreographer for Cork at the Actor's Collective

Choreographer for Manhattan Serenade at the AMAS Rep. Theatre

His other performance credits include: Face Value, Ain't Broadway Grand, Oh Kay, Sophisticated Ladies, and The Tap Dance Kid.

He can also be seen in Academy award winner Jacques D' Ambois' documentary entitled And Dance Makes Worlds Move.

Contact: Jeremy Bensussan, bens0399@gmail.com

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25. POINTE PREPARATION AND ASSESSMENT- JULY 19

Linda Muir Finney, MFA

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

10am-12pm

Studio 7A

$10 dancers/parents, $20 coaches/teachers

Register:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ask-the-experts-vi-pointe-readiness-and-assessments-with-linda-muir-tickets-10435860941

Ask the Experts hosted by Minnesota Dance Medicine Foundation.

www.mndancemed.org

Contact: Megin John, megin@mndancemed.org

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26. SIX LIMBS: A BODY-MIND CENTERING WORKSHOP WITH OTTO RAMSTAD & OLIVE BIERINGA- JULY 19-20

focused on the EMBRYOLOGY & ANATOMY of the LIMBS

July 19 + 20
- 10:00am- 4:00pm – Studio 206, Ivy Building, Seward

This workshop will focus on the anatomy and embryology of the arms, legs, head and tail; the bones, muscles, nerves and connective tissue. Studying embodied anatomy through hands on practice we will dive into the systems of the body and create a deep foundation from which to expand our physical potential, and heighten our sensory awareness.

This is a workshop for anyone who wants to feel great and learn more about their body and its contents irregardless of your movement or bodywork background. Suitable for bodyworkers, yoga practitioners, dancers, therapists, athletes, and performers of all disciplines and you!

Both Olive and Otto are certified teachers of Body-Mind Centering® who have been teaching Body-Mind Centering®, dance, and improvisation internationally for almost twenty years in contexts such as Impulstanz, Vienna, Movement Research, NYC, Ponderosa, Germany, TanzLaboratorium, Kiev and for dance companies, such as Footnote Dance, New Zealand, Axis Dance Company, California, Lyon Opera Ballet, Lyon, and Young Dance, Minneapolis. As co-directors of the BodyCartography Project they were named Dance Company of the Year 2013 and Artists of the Year 2008 by the Twin Cities City Pages.

$150-200 sliding scale

www.bodycartography.org

Contact:
olive@bodycartography.org
or call 917 463 9300 to register

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27. TAP WORKSHOP WITH RHYTHMIC CIRCUS- JULY 23

Join Nick Bowman, Galen Higgins, Ricci Milan and Kaleena Miller for tap technique and repertory from their international hit show Feet Don’t Fail Me Now!

Intermediate and Advanced levels offered.
All ages!

Wednesday, July 23 from 11am-3pm

at Ballare Teatro Performing Arts Center (4259 Minnehaha Ave S, Mpls 55406)

$65

Register in advance.
Limited space available.

Contact: Kaleena at rhythmic.circus@gmail.com to register or with any questions

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28. PEFFPOINTE TEACHER TRAINING©‭ ‬2014‭ ‬PLUS MASTER BALLET CLASS- JULY 31-AUGUST 1

July 30th‭ ‬to‭ ‬August 1st

‭At The Cowles Center‭ ‬JSB TEK BOX‭ ‬and Studio 2B

Both‭ ‬taught by‭ ‬Mme Peff Modelski

Master Teacher of Classical Ballet‭ - ‬Steps on Broadway NYC‭ & ‬Visceral Dance Chicago

Guild Certified Feldenkrais®‭ ‬Practitioner

3‭ ‬Day‭ ‬Teacher Training‭ ‬Focus‭: ‬

Airy Arabesques,‭ ‬Fool Proof Pirouettes‭ & ‬Pointe

For questions and/or application email‭ ‬Peffdance2014@gmail.com

Contact: Maria Boscaino, Peffdance2014@gmail.com

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29. WORKSHOP WITH ROCHELLE ZIDE- AUGUST 1-8

Rivers Ballet welcomes back to the Twin Cities Rochelle Zide, this year's recipient of the "CORPS de Ballet International Lifetime Achievement Award." Ms. Zide will teach a series of master classes and rehearse three variations from "Les Sylphides."
This second annual Rivers Summer Intensive will be held August 1-8 at The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts. Hosted by Minnesota Dance Theatre in studios 6A and 6B, classes and lectures will begin at 2:00pm and continue through the early evening.

Ms. Zide was a soloist with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, principal dancer and ballet mistress for Joffrey Ballet, and has numerous choreographic, educational, and directorship credentials including Artistic Director of Nederlans Danz Theater.

Facebook.com/TheRiversBallet

http://www.riversballet.org

Contact: Georgia Finnegan Amdahl, admin@riversballet.org

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30. NOW MY BACK FEELS GREAT!- AUGUST 2

A FUN INTERESTING MOVEMENT WORKSHOP IN THE FELDENKRAIS® METHOD EFFORTLESS MOVEMENT-RELIEF FROM PAIN-ACCESS YOUR FLEXIBILITY

Saturday, August 2, 2014 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

JAMM Dance Co

4390 South Robert Trail (Lower Level) Rosemount, MN 55068

taught by

MMe Peff Modelski GCFP

$ 100

Pre-registration required

This is NOT exercise, fitness, dance or stretching. These are gentle movements done lying on the floor.

For questions and application email: peffdance2014@gmail.com

Contact: Maria Boscaino, Peffdance2014@gmail.com

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31. ECLECTIC EDGE ENSEMBLE JAZZ WEEK INTENSIVE WITH KARIS SLOSS, KARLA GROTTING AND FRIENDS- AUGUST 4-6

The Cowles Center, Studio 2B

528 Hennepin Ave

Minneapolis, MN 55403

August 4-6, 2014

11:00 AM-4:00 PM

Tuition:

- $120 full workshop

- $75
11:00am & 12:30pm classes (M,T,W)

- $45
2:30-4pm classes (M,T,W)

Faculty:

Linda Talcott Lee- Jazz for Musical Theater

Erinn Liebhard - Urban Jazz

Zoe Sealy - Classic Jazz Styles

Marciano Silva dos Santos - Afro Brazilian

Karla Grotting - Jazz Dance and Music

Karis Sloss - Jazz Technique

Jazz Week Intensive is designed for the intermediate/advanced dancer with an interest in the definitive elements of jazz dance.
With a special focus on jazz music, classic jazz styles, root forms, modern innovations and jazz for Musical Theater, Jazz Week Intensive creates an immersive experience that can trace the connections of this deep and enduring art form.

Registration will begin June 9th Downloadable registration form available on Eclectic Edge Ensemble’s website!

www.eclecticedgeensemble.com

MORE INFO: www.eclecticedgeensemble.com | EEEdance@gmail.com | (612) 910-2920

Contact: Karla Grotting, karlagrotting@gmail.com

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32. DANCE EDUCATORS’ COALITION SUMMER WORKSHOP 2014- AUGUST 7-9

“ReKindling the Artist /Teacher in You”

August 7-9th(Thurs.-Sat)

9-Noon($100/3 days
or $50/day)

Location: Perpich Center for Arts Education

This year’s Dance Educators’ Coalition workshop features four of the artist/educators from the Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College.
They represent a diversity of training and experience yet all share a dedication and passion for teaching dance.

Each day will begin with a short reflective writing practice, and transition into a morning technique class followed
by a composition/ creative practice class.
The morning will close with another brief reflective writing practice.

Michele Rusinko will guide the creative writing practices and each day the technique and composition class will be taught by a different dance artist /educator.

Thursday:
Sarah Hauss/ Michele Rusinko

Friday: Jill Patterson/ Michele Rusinko

Saturday:
Melissa Rolnick/ Michele Rusinko

To register/or more info, contact Colleen Callahan (Dance Ed.Coalition President) at dec@mndanceed.com

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33. FEELING THE CITY: A FREE WORKSHOP WITH BODYCARTOGRAPHY PROJECT- AUGUST 9

Feeling the City

A free workshop with BodyCartography Project

for

Walker Open Field


Peavey Plaza

Nicollet Mall at S 11th St, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

How do cities inform our physical being and expression? Engage with the social and physical environments of Minneapolis from the perspective of your sensory and feeling selves. We will experiment with behavioral, reflexive, and personal movement in a variety of public spaces.

Together we will investigate how a city can offer opportunities for more empathetic human behavior.

Together we will build dances with the city

Collectively we will build a book of scores for alternative urban behaviour.

10am-12pm for anyone who is curious irregardless of movement experience

1pm-3pm for anyone who came to the morning session who wants to dive deeper into dance making in the city

Bring shoes and clothes that you can dance in in the city. Bring water as a little else as possible so you are free to move.

Contact: Olive Bieringa, olive@bodycartography.org

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34. WORKSHOP WITH EXPRESSIVE MOVEMENTS- AUGUST 17

Expressive Movements, an integrated dance company in Minneapolis, is pleased to present a workshop with performance opportunities at TEK Box.

Free and open to the public

August 17, 2014 at 3-5pm CST

TEK Box

528 Hennepin Ave

Minneapolis, MN 55402

Contact Dan S at emdancedan@gmail.com with questions or for more information.

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35. MDMF ANNUAL CONFERENCE- SEPTEMBER 6

Join Minnesota Dance Medicine Foundation on September 6, 2014

This half day conference is designed for dancers, dance educators and dance parents.

Visit: www.mndancemed.org for a tentative schedule of presentation topics.

Register early and get a discount off your registration fee. All registrations will be processed through

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/7th-annual-dance-medicine-conference-registration-11933462307

Early Bird Price: $10 before August 6th

Group Incentive:If your studio or dance team brings at least 20 participants, you will receive in return an educational session (your choice!) at your studio or school free of charge.

Contact: Megin John,
megin@mndancemed.org

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36. SEEKING YOUR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

Embodied Arts: Tools for the Performing Artist will provide training for professional artists who utilize movement in their work and have a background exploring movement. The certification training will take place over the course of ten non-consecutive weekends in 2015, during which participants will refine their creative process and performance work.

Utilizing the somatic methods of Body-Mind Centering® (BMC) certified teachers Olive Bieringa and Otto Ramstad will lead an embodied approach to movement expression and creation. BMC utilizes experiential study through application of anatomical, physiological, and developmental principles in self-guided movement and sound explorations. It enables participants to experience in the present how an understanding of their evolutionary past directly influences their life, their professional practice, and in turn, their art.

Full details to be announced in October including possible fee subsidies. Please contact us to express interest in early registration. Space will be limited.

Read more: http://bodycartography.org/upcoming/?event_id1=52

Contact: Olive Bieringa,
olive@bodycartography.org

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AUDITIONS, JOBS and OPEN CALLS

37. SEEKING QUALIFIED DANCE INSTRUCTORS

We are seeking qualified candidates for teaching positions at our Eagan and West St. Paul studios. Our studios are recreational, non-competitive, and instruct the disciplines of tap, jazz, hip hop, ballet, pointe, lyrical, and modern. Our students range in age from 2 through adult.

Positions are available at both studio locations for weeknight class, Monday through Thursday. These ongoing positions begin September 8, 2014 and run through May 2015.

We offer competitive wages, commensurate with experience, and a friendly, welcoming and inclusive dance and work environment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

College degree or current enrollment in Bachelor's program; minimum two years teaching experience. Strength with multiple ages and skill levels is needed. Background in tap and hip hop preferable. Must have own transportation.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please email resumes to Darci and Julie at both wsp@raddatzdance.com and eagan@raddatzdance.com.

If you do not have access to the internet, mail your resume to 50 Carriage Lane, Burnsville, MN 55306.

Contact: Darci Lundsten, wsp@raddatzdance.com

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38. ENERGETIC AND POSITIVE TAP AND BALLET/POINTE INSTRUCTORS NEEDED!

Sondance Studio is looking for an energetic and positive teacher who specialized in Ballet/Pointe as well as a dance instructor who specialized in Tap.

Position Description:

Pointe/Ballet teacher at the Spring Lake Park location (Monday/Thursday PM)

Tap teacher for our highest level at the Spring Lake Park location (Monday PM)

Both of these position could include teaching lower level classes (to be determined)

Qualifications: Dance major or minor (4 yr degree) or Teaching experience at a high level

Start date: September 8

Salary: Depends on education and experience

Please send your resumé to info@sondancestudio.com expressing your expertise. :)

Sondance Studio

Spring Lake Park, MN

www.sondancestudio.com

763.784.2920

Contact: Jan Albertson,
info@sondancestudio.com

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39. CALL FOR MOVERS OR ALL ABILITIES AND AGES

Call for movers of all abilities and all ages to Celebrate Accessibility in a site specific dance at the new universal access playground at the Wabun Picnic area in Minnehaha Park.

Join choreographers Colleen McClellan Ueland, Dwayne Schueneman and Sarah Heinsch to create a site specific dance to celebrate the opening of this new playground.

Who: Dancers of any age, youth and adults can join this project. Children who need supervision should be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

When: Performance is July 31st, sometime between 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Rehearsals: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Monday, July 21st, Tuesday, July 22nd, Thursday, July 24th, Friday July 25th,

Monday, July 28th, Tuesday, July 29th. (rain date Wed. July 30th.)

Dress Rehearsals - July 31st, 3:00 p.m.

Colleen McClellan Ueland - Choreographer - has been dancing, teaching and choreographing in the Twin Cities and beyond for over 20 years.

Sarah Heinsch - Choreographer - is also a power hockey player! She will lead the exploration of the new playground in her power chair.

Dwayne Schueneman -Choreographer - is co-founder of REVolutions Dance in Florida and an accomplished track and field athlete, rugby player and dancer who uses a manual chair.

Contact: Gretchen Pick with Young Dance's All Abilities program at 612-423-3064 or gretchen@youngdance.org to register.

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40. MINNESOTA CONSERVATORY FOR THE ARTS SEEKS FULL-TIME MANAGING DIRECTOR

The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (Winona, MN) is looking to fill the full-time managing director position at the school. For more information about the organization visit: www.mnconservaoryforthearts.org

The link below provides more detailed information about the managing director opening including a description of the position and qualifications of an ideal candidate. If you know of any qualified candidates for this position, please encourage them to apply now.
The search committee is currently in the review process.

http://www.smumn.edu/welcome-tobrst-marys/offices-services/human-resources/employment/active-listings?ltemplate=detail&pageId=5896&lcommtypeid=48&item_id=162&redirect_to=http%3A//www.smumn.edu/welcome-tobrst-marys/offices-services/human-resources/employment/active-listings

Contact:
Christine Martin,
cmartin@smumn.edu

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41. MOTIONART SEEKS DANCER

MotionArt is presenting a site specific dance at the MN Landscape Arboretum August 16 & 17 during the second annual Art Crawl Through the Gardens. Performances take place at High Point, the highest viewpoint at the Arboretum. It is a tree-ringed, circular setting at the top of a slope adorned by the Harrison Sculpture Gardens, home to many works of renowned contemporary sculptors.

We are seeking to complete a group of 12 dancers and are looking for one male or female dancer who can move/dance on varied terrain, who possesses clarity of movement, and who has performance experience. Rehearsals began June 23rd, so dancer must be willing to catch up and also be available to attend all remaining rehearsals and performances.

Rehearsals at Lake Harriet Spiritual Center (Linden Hills):

Monday July 7 8:00-9:30 pm

Monday July 14 8:00-9:30 pm

Monday July 21 8:00-9:30 pm

Thursday July 24 6:30-8:00 pm

Monday July 28 8:00-9:30 pm

(week of August 4 no rehearsals)

Monday August 11 8:00-9:30 pm

Rehearsals at MN Landscape Arboretum:

Wednesday July 9 6:30-8:00 pm (or Thursday July 10, tbd)

Thursday July 17 6:30-8:00 pm

Thursday July 31 6:30-8:00 pm

Thursday August 14 6:30-8:00 pm (Dress Rehearsal)

Performances at MN Landscape Arboretum (four repeat performances)

Saturday August 16

11:00am and 12:00 noon

Sunday

August 17

1:00 pm and 2:00 pm

www.motionartmn.org

Contacts: Diane Moncrieff, diwebbmo@gmail.com or Pam Gleason, pamgleason@msn.com

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GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, and SCHOLARSHIPS

42. CAREER TRANSITION GRANT FOR DANCERS

Hey Minnesota dancers, I just want to give you the heads-up about our next grant application deadline: September 3, 2014.

To apply:

1) call our grant administrator Ann Barry (212-764-0172) to see if you qualify.

2) Schedule a phone appointment with career counselor Maryellen Langhout to complete the application.

For more information about this grant opportunity and our free services visit our website at careertransition.org

Contact: Ricardo J Garcia, rgarcia@careertransition.org

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43. MINNESOTA STATE ARTS BOARD FY 2015 ARTIST INITIATIVE

Grant Application Deadline for Performing Artists July 11, 2014

Dancers and other performing artists may submit FY 2015 Artist Initiative grant applications. The deadline to submit applications for this grant program is July 11, 2014. Please note that applications must be submitted before 4:30 p.m. on the day of the deadline.

The Artist Initiative grant program offers funding to support and assist professional Minnesota artists at various stages in their careers by encouraging artistic development, nurturing artistic creativity, and recognizing the contributions of individual artists to the creative environment of the state of Minnesota.

Grants will be awarded for career building and the creative development of artists, in some cases leading to the creation of new work. Specific grant requirements are given in the FY 2015 Artist Initiative Program Overview and Application Instructions, available on the Arts Board Web site: www.arts.state.mn.us.

Artist Initiative grants range from $2,000-$10,000.

Individuals who would like to apply for an Arts Board grant need to use WebGrants, an online grants management system. Visit the Arts Board’s home page News section, which provides links to online tutorials on WebGrants registration and use.

Individuals who aren’t already on the Arts Board’s e-mail distribution list should sign up today to ensure that they receive messages with the latest information about WebGrants and grant program announcements.

Contact: Virginia Padden, vapadden@yahoo.com

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SERVICES and SPECIAL OFFERS FOR DANCERS

44. ERIN THOMPSON OFFERS PRIVATE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE LESSONS and DANCE COACHING

Erin Thompson, ATI certified Alexander Technique teacher, offers one-on-one Alexander Technique lessons in her home on a sliding fee scale from $45-$60 per hour. The Alexander Technique is a method used to promote ease and efficiency of movement for performers and in daily activities.

Erin Thompson also offers private coaching in modern dance technique at any level in the Hennepin Center for the Arts at the Cowles Center. Sessions last for 45 minutes to 1 hour and are on a sliding fee scale depending on studio rental and ability to pay. Erin is a Bessie Award winning performer and Sage Award winning dance educator who teaches dance at the University of Minnesota and for Zenon Dance and the TU Dance Company.

Contact: Erin Thompson, thomp065@umn.edu or 612-221-3186

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45. SHIATSU AND BODY-MIND CENTERING® SESSIONS WITH OLIVE BIERINGA

$70 for 75 minute shiatsu
or Body-Mind Centering® session

Shiatsu originates is Japan and is a therapeutic bodywork form based on principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Within my Shiatsu practice I combines gentle rocking, rhythmic compression, meridian pressure point work and a wide variety of stretching movements to open joints and energy pathways and balance major muscle groups. This work brings the benefits of improved vitality and flexibility and offers an opportunity for deep relaxation. Shiatsu works with the client to treat and balance the whole person, harmonizing both mind and body.

Body-Mind Centering® holographically explores the body through movement re-education and hands on re-patterning
to understand self and increase physical and psychophysical potential. An experiential study based on the embodiment and application of anatomical, physiological, psychophysical and developmental principles, utilizing movement, touch, voice and mind. BMC® has an unlimited number of areas of applications with the creative, athletic and therapeutic fields. (Adapted from the
www.bodymindcentering.com)

Read more

http://bodycartography.org/upcoming/?event_id1=61

Contact: Olive,
917.463.9300 or email
olive@bodycartography.org to schedule a session

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46. 2014 MINNESOTA FRINGE FESTIVAL VIDEO DOCUMENTATION SPECIAL OFFER from Will & Ariel at MINNEAPPLEDV

Announcing our 2014 Fringe Documentation Special! Our ultra-dance-savvy crew will lovingly shoot your show with 2 matched Sony 3-chip professional wide-screen-format high-def HDV hybrid tape/compact flash cams and give you:

1.) 2 archival original high-definition professional grade cassette tapes that can last virtually forever...

2.) a DVD you can watch immediately on any player or computer, and...

3.) a hi-def data file transfer for editing or uploading, from our compact flash recorders to your digital device of choice, in either windows flavored .M2T or mac-friendly Quicktime file-types.

That's 2 crew, 2 cams, 2 tapes, a DVD of both shots AND a hi-def transfer - all for the low, low price of 135.00 plus tax. We also offer low cost disc copies for cast and crew, file conversion for uploading to youtube or vimeo, plus a host of other affordable post production options. We can also promise over-night or even same day delivery for out-of-towners on a tight travel schedule.

If this sounds good, please contact us to reserve your performance dates at minneappledv@gmail.com or phone us at 612-333-7863.

Contact: Will Fehlow, minneappledv@gmail.com

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47. FREE CAREER TRANSITION FOR DANCERS COUNSELING SESSIONS

Free Career Transition For Dancers counseling sessions by phone (Tuesdays 2pm to 7pm and noon to 5pm on Thursdays).
If you are a professional dancer wondering what happens after your last bow, a dancer in need of guidance on how to find extra income, or a dance student trying to be proactive about your future, we are here for you.
Career Transition For

Dancers, founded in 1985, offers vocational guidance, assistance with resumes and cover letters and, one-on-one Career Counseling for free.

Appointments with our Midwest counselor Maryellen Langhout are, once again, free; just call 312-666-0234 or email at mlanghout@careertransition.org for more information.

Contact: Maryellen Langhout, mlanghout@careertransition.org

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48. MDMF FREE CLINIC FOR DANCERS

Saturday, July 12th

9:00-11:00am

Betsy Hines, DPT

Email: appointments@mndancemed.org

Prior to being evaluated or treated at The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts, you must have a signed consent form on file. Please note that if you are a minor, a parent or guardian must sign and date the consent form prior to evaluation and treatment.

We also require you to have completed a Minnesota Dance Medicine Foundation survey completed to assist us in our research efforts.

Please download the two files below and fill them out prior to being seen in the free dance clinic. http://www.mndancemed.org/free-clinic-for-dancers/

Contact: Megin John, appointments@mndancemed.org

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OTHER DANCE NEWS

49. WALKER ART CENTER PERFORMING ARTS SEASON- BUY NOW AND SAVE!

Dance highlights include rare remounts of signature works by Belgian choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Judson Dance Theater alum/contact improvisation creator Steve Paxton; a Walker commission and world premiere from Chris Schlichting; solo dance works on the redefinition of home by leading African choreographers Faustin Linyekula and Panaibra Gabriel Canda; and Kenna-Camara Cottman curates a new edition of Choreographers’ Evening.

The season kicks off on September 26 with Ralph Lemon’s Scaffold Room, a collaboration with the Walkers’ Visual Arts department. Lemon merges performance, visual art, music, and text in an inquisitive hybrid that has its world premiere at the Walker before a national tour.

Browse all the events at

http://www.walkerart.org/performing-arts/browse/2014-2015-season (including a world premiere theater piece from Miranda July, a mini-festival from The National’s Bryce Dessner, and the Out There 2015 lineup)

SEASON PACKAGE: Buy 4 events and save 20%—plus all ticket fees waived. Call 612.375.7600 or stop at the box office to take advantage of this special offer.

Contact: Andrea Brown, andrea.brown@walkerart.org

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50. REHEARSAL/CLASS
SPACE
AVAILABLE
IN
SOUTH
MINNEAPOLIS

GREAT location at 3010 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis. Jawaahir Dance Company studio at the corner of Minnehaha and Lake behind Patrick’s Cabaret. Over 2000 square feet with windows, 2 mirrored walls, and a sprung hardwood floor. Off-street parking and bike rack. Only 2 blocks from the Lake Street / Midtown light rail station, and on the 7, 21, 27, and 53 bus routes. Fully handicapped accessible.

Visit our website at http://jawaahir.org/SpaceRental.htm for photo and more information.

Contact: Eileen at genmanager@jawaahir.org or call 612-872-6050 for pricing and availability.

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51. REHEARSAL/CLASS
SPACE
AVAILABLE
IN
BLOOMINGTON

Bloomington location at 9050 Lyndale Ave in the lower level of the Great Bear Shopping Center. Bright space of 900 square feet with one full mirrored wall and one partial. Double ballet barres. Small sitting area.

Visit our website at http://jawaahir.org/SpaceRental.htm for photo and more information.

Contact: Eileen at genmanager@jawaahir.org or call 612-872-6050 for pricing and

availability.

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52. ETHNIC DANCE THEATER SEEKING REHEARSAL SPACE

Ethnic Dance Theatre is seeking rehearsal space for the 2014-2015 Season.
Our rehearsals are 7-10pm Thursdays and 5-10pm Sundays, beginning Aug. 7, 2014.
Sprung floors and mirrors are requirements, and the ability to use many different types of footwear is desirable.
Please let us know if you know of available spaces.
Thank you!

Contact: Donald LaCourse, ddlacourse53@gmail.com

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Dance Community News - July 2, 2014

In This Issue.

PERFORMANCES and EVENTS

1. KOM HIT! BY SALLY ROUSSE AND NOAH BREMER- Tuesdays and Thursdays through JULY 10

2. THE RABBIT SHOW: DANCE SHOWS THAT GOT INTO THE FRINGE- JULY 9

3. WE WAIT IN THE DARKNESS: DANCE PREMIERE BY ROSY SIMAS- JULY 9-12

4. ORDWAY SUMMER DANCE SERIES- JULY 10, 17 and 24

5. ADRIENNE TRUSCOTT’S ASKING FOR IT: A ONE-LADY RAPE ABOUT COMEDY STARRING HER PUSSY AND LITTLE ELSE!- JULY 10-11

6. PATRICK SCULLY PRESENTS LEAVES OF GRASS- UNCUT IN ILLUSION THEATER’S FRESH INK SERIES- JULY 10-13

7. DON’T YOU FEEL IT TOO?- JULY 11

8. BODHISATTVA SOYUZ PRESENTS “FORWARD”, A WORK IN PROGRESS- JULY 11

9. 13 CHOREOGRAPHERS - TWO NIGHTS- JULY 11-12

10. 4x4 = 100 CHOREOGRAPHERS- JULY 12

11. 9x22 DANCE/LAB- JULY 23

12. MINNESOTA DANCE ENSEMBLE IN THE MN FRINGE FESTIVAL- JULY 31-AUGUST 10

ONGOING CLASSES

13. MUSIC-FIRST JAZZ CLASS: FRIDAYS, 9:30-11 AT ZENON

14. OPEN CLASSES AT TU DANCE CENTER

15. FALL BALLET AT PAS DE DEUX DANCE STUDIO

16. MOTIONART IMPROV GATHERING

17. CLASSES WITH CONTEMPO PHYSICAL DANCE

18. ZENON DANCE SCHOOL'S SUMMER CLASSES! JUNE 9 - AUGUST 31

WORKSHOPS, MASTER CLASSES and INTENSIVES

19. 2014 TU DANCE SUMMER PROGRAMS- JULY 7-AUGUST 16

20. ZENON SUMMER DANCE SAMPLER- JULY 14-18

21. SUMMER BALLET INTENSIVE AT PAS DE DEUX STUDIO- JULY 14 - 24

22. RGK SUMMER INTENSIVE BOLLYWOOD TWO WEEK CAMP AGES- JULY 14-24

23. SHAPIRO & SMITH SUMMER WORKSHOP- JULY 14-25

24. POINTE READINESS WORKSHOP WITH LINDA MUIR- JULY 19

25. SIX LIMBS: A BODY-MIND CENTERING WORKSHOP WITH OTTO RAMSTAD & OLIVE BIERINGA- JULY 19-20

26. ZENON SUMMER DANCE CAMPS FOR YOUTH- JULY 21-AUGUST 14

27. TAP WORKSHOP WITH RHYTHMIC CIRCUS- JULY 23

28. PEFFPOINTE TEACHER TRAINING©‭ ‬2014‭ ‬PLUS MASTER BALLET CLASS- JULY 31-AUGUST 1

29. WORKSHOP WITH ROCHELLE ZIDE- AUGUST 1-8

30. ECLECTIC EDGE ENSEMBLE JAZZ WEEK INTENSIVE WITH KARIS SLOSS, KARLA GROTTING AND FRIENDS- AUGUST 4-6

31. SEEKING YOUR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

AUDITIONS, JOBS and OPEN CALLS

32. SEEKING TWO CHOREOGRAPHIC ASSISTANTS

33. JOB OPENING: BRYANT LAKE BOWL THEATER PUBLICITY/ BOX OFFICE/ ASSISTANT TO ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

34. CALL FOR MOVERS OR ALL ABILITIES AND AGES

35. IRISH DANCE OPPORTUNITY: CEILI OR STEP EXPERIENCE

36. POINTE DANCE OPPORTUNITY

37. STUDIO SEEKING TALENTED & PASSIONATE TEACHERS TO JOIN STAFF FOR 2014-2015 DANCE SEASON

38. MYSTIC LAKE DANCER AUDITIONS

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, and SCHOLARSHIPS

39. CAREER TRANSITION GRANT FOR DANCERS

SERVICES and SPECIAL OFFERS FOR DANCERS

40. SHIATSU AND BODY-MIND CENTERING® SESSIONS WITH OLIVE BIERINGA

41. FREE CAREER TRANSITION FOR DANCERS COUNSELING SESSIONS

OTHER DANCE NEWS

42. TU DANCE CENTER STUDIO AVAILABLE FOR RENT

43. REHEARSAL/CLASS SPACE AVAILABLE IN SOUTH MINNEAPOLIS

44. REHEARSAL/CLASS SPACE AVAILABLE IN BLOOMINGTON


PERFORMANCES and EVENTS

1. KOM HIT! BY SALLY ROUSSE AND NOAH BREMER- Tuesdays and Thursdays through JULY 10

Sally Rousse and theater innovator Noah Bremer Debut KOM HIT! at the American Swedish Institute.

July 1, 3, 8, and 10. (2 shows/night: 6pm and 7:30pm)

Rousse and Bremer's magical dance-theater adventure explores the nooks and crannies of the 33-room Turnblad Mansion in KOM HIT! (Come Here!) — a piece inspired by Sweden’s literary father, August Strindberg, and his obsession with gender imbalance, class inequality and a morose disquietude of the heart. The audience is completely immersed in this modern re-imagining of Strindberg’s world as they follow characters from room to room throughout the Turnblad Mansion.

"The picaresque journey through dream spaces where real choreography and dancing takes place. The perfect pitch and tone of architecture, movement, images, voice, sound, text, distance. The gentle way the audience was given just enough cues to know where to go or to know they could wander dreamlike. Alice in Strindbergland!" (audience member Judith Howard)

Each show limited to just 35 attendees.

Rousse is ASI Artist-In-Residence through July 13, offering Museum visitors a glimpse into the life of a choreographer and dancer in the installation, Dance Maker.

KOM HIT! is performed in conjunction with ASI’s new summer exhibit: The Image of Strindberg, presented from Fotografiska, Sweden’s leading photography museum.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Muwz4Q5yeZk

KOM HIT!

2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis

July 1, 3, 8 & 10

Performances at 6 and 7:30 p.m. each night.

Tickets: $20.

Tickets Available at ASImn.org or call (612) 871-4907.

Contact: Laura Cederberg, laurac@asimn.org

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2. THE RABBIT SHOW: DANCE SHOWS THAT GOT INTO THE FRINGE- JULY 9

Wednesday July 9th

Doors at 6:00pm, Curtain at 7:00 PM

$7-12 pay what you can; $6 with fringe button

Presented by April Sellers

Following the tradition started by John Munger, the July Rabbit Show featuring dance artists with shows in the Minnesota Fringe Festival continues! Three weeks before the fun begins, this evening offers the opportunity to preview the dance and movement shows appearing in this year’s Fringe. Want to discover somebody new? Like to plan ahead? Curious what your favorite dancers are planning? Join us for this one-night-only sneak peak!

Bryant Lake Bowl Theater

810 W. Lake St., Mpls

(612) 825‑8949

http://www.bryantlakebowl.com/theater/calendar/day/2014-07-09

http://www.facebook.com/events/682742408440584/?ref=br_tf

Fringe Shows previewed in this concert

TOUGH LOVE

(In)humanity: A Study Through Movement

Cycles

“Blind Ambition”

The Live Instructional Video

‘Persons Unknown’

SPEAKEASY

Strangetalk

CIRCULATE

Everyday Hustle

Contact: April Sellers, aprilsellersdc@gmail.com

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3. WE WAIT IN THE DARKNESS: DANCE PREMIERE BY ROSY SIMAS- JULY 9-12

Red Eye Theater

15 W 14th St, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Wed-Fri @ 8pm – Sat @ 2pm & 8pm

General Admission $16

Students/Seniors $12

Saturday 2pm: show Pay-As-Able

Tickets on sale now at: Red Eye Theater Website http://www.redeyetheater.org

Red Eye is wheelchair accessible. The Friday evening show and post-performance discussion will be ASL interpreted by Rosalinda Estrada-Alvarez. Audio description and large print format programs available with a one week request to Rosy Simas.

More information: http://www.rosysimas.com

Contact: Rosy Simas, dance@rosysimas.com

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4. ORDWAY SUMMER DANCE SERIES- JULY 10, 17 and 24

Now in its fifth year, the Ordway Summer Dance series offers free, family-friendly dance events and live music in Rice Park in downtown Saint Paul on select Thursday evenings throughout the summer. Each week will highlight a different dance style and music genre, offering free lessons from professional instructors from around the community, followed by live music and open dance in the park.

All events are free and open to the public. Visit http://www.ordway.org/summerdance for more information.

Where: Rice Park (downtown Saint Paul, across from the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts)

When: Thursdays - July 10, July 17, July 24

5:30 p.m. – Event begins

6:00 p.m. – Free dance lessons

7:15 p.m. – Live music and open dance

2014 Ordway Summer Dance Lineup

July 10 – Disco

Band: Boogie Wonderland

Disco Dance Instruction: Arthur Murray Saint Paul

July 17 – Salsa

Band: Salsa del Soul

Salsa Dance Instruction: Manuel & Carmen Rubio

July 24 – Ballroom

Band: Jerry O’Hagan and his Orchestra

Ballroom Dance Instruction: Cinema Ballroom

Contact: Jessica Petrie, jpetrie@ordway.org

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5. ADRIENNE TRUSCOTT’S ASKING FOR IT: A ONE-LADY RAPE ABOUT COMEDY STARRING HER PUSSY AND LITTLE ELSE!- JULY 10-11

Presented by Chris Schlichting and Kristin Van Loon at the Bryant Lake Bowl!

Adrienne Truscott brings her award winning piece to Minneapolis after sold out shows in Australia, and in Edinburgh!

Only 2 Nights!


Thursday and Friday, July 10 and 11 at 7:00 pm

Doors open at 6:00 pm

Adrienne Truscott, one-half of the infamous Wau Wau Sisters, dressed only from the waist up and ankles down, undoes and does in the rules and rhetoric about rape, comedy and the awkward laughs in between.

With commentary from George Carlin, Louis C. K. and Robert De Niro. Polka dots, whistles and enough gin and tonics to get a girl in trouble, she lets her pussy do the talking. Set to pop music. Can you make jokes about rape? She plans to, all night long.

"Brutal, brilliant and brave...if you miss it you will miss the moment in the history of stand-up comedy wherein a woman actually took the genre and did something with it that no man could do... This is without doubt the most powerful hour of comedy." The Scotsman

"A playful mix of daring physical intimacy and deft visual gags...brilliantly bold and thoroughly engaging provocation." The Times (UK)

“★★★★★” Time Out

“★★★★” The Guardian

“★★★★” The Scotsman

Please note this show contains nudity and adult themes. Strictly over 18s audience only

http://www.bryantlakebowl.com/theater/adrienne-truscott-s-asking-for-it-0

Contact: Chris Schlichting, schli019@umn.edu

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6. PATRICK SCULLY PRESENTS LEAVES OF GRASS- UNCUT IN ILLUSION THEATER’S FRESH INK SERIES- JULY 10-13

Get tickets while you still can!

at

https://www.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&e=71b6ddc2ecd4df14be2d5df7038b02b1

Leaves of Grass - Uncut is a collage of dance, theater, video, & poetry celebrating Walt Whitman, radical artist of the 1800's.

These are stories you did not hear in your American Literature class!

Featuring Patrick Scully as Walt Whitman, and a cast of 17 stunning male dancers.

When did you last see a company of this many men dancing together in Minneapolis?

Not to be missed!

Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8, Sunday at 7 pm

For more info on the show go to:

http://www.razoo.com/story/Fiscal-Agent-For-Patrick-Scully-S-Leaves-Of-Grass-Uncut

or http://www.illusiontheater.org

Contact: Patrick Scully, patrick@patrickscully.org

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7. DON’T YOU FEEL IT TOO?- JULY 11

Grace Minnesota continues its 7th season of dancing in public for inner-life exploration. Don’t You Feel It Too? is a practice of dancing truthfully, playful provocation, social healing, and personal liberation. It’s also ridiculously fun!

Join us any of these remaining Fridays, 5:30-7pm, on Nicollet Mall: July 11, 25; Aug 8, 22; Sept 5, 19. All sessions are free and open to the public.

Here’s how: Meet at Peavey Plaza at 5:30pm. Bring headphones and an mp3 player with your favorite songs. Wear comfortable shoes for dancing on concrete, and leave everything else behind. The first half-hour you receive instruction and get comfortable. Then we dance and transcend our fear.

Feel free to contact DYFIT@graceminnesota.org with questions. Let us know you’re coming, or just drop in. Learn more about the practice at

http://www.graceminnesota.org/dyfit01.html

Contact: Marcus Young,
DYFIT@graceminnesota.org

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8. BODHISATTVA SOYUZ PRESENTS “FORWARD”, A WORK IN PROGRESS- JULY 11

Bodhisattva Soyuz, a contemporary dance company in Minneapolis, will present it's latest work "Forward", with feedback session afterward.

Performance: Friday July 11, 7PM

Location: Zenon Dance School, Studio 4A, 528 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, 55403

Admission: Free, Donations welcome

Contact: Prem Govindaswamy, govi0006@umn.edu

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9. 13 CHOREOGRAPHERS - TWO NIGHTS- JULY 11-12

Christopher Watson Dance Company

presents the

13th Annual Dances at the Lakes Festival

The Christopher Watson Dance Company presents the 13th Annual Dances at the Lakes Festival—two free concerts at the Rose Garden at Lake Harriet at 7:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 11 and 12. The festival features a variety of dance forms performed by both professional and student dancers from communities in Minnesota and California.

DANCES AT THE LAKES 2014 CHOREOGRAPHERS AND COMPANIES

Anda Flamenco, Minneapolis, MN—Kristina de Sacramento, Artistic Director

Ballet Arts Youth Ensemble, Edina, MN—Ashley Burkland, Director

Ballare Teatro Performing Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN—Ann Williams, Director

Brownbody, Vadnais Heights, MN—Deneane Richburg, Choreographer

Christopher Watson Dance Company, Minneapolis, MN

Curio Dance, Mahtomedi, MN—Dario Mejia and Giselle Mejia

Elander Rosser, Minneapolis, MN

Kinetic Evolutions, Minneapolis, MN—Sarah LaRose-Holland, Artistic Director

Marco Carreon—Los Angeles, CA

Ray Terrill Dance Group, St. Paul, MN

Ressl Dance!, Long Beach, CA—Doris Ressl, Artistic Director

Young Dance, Minneapolis, MN—Gretchen Pick, Artistic Director

Youth Dance Ensemble, Burnsville, MN—Dixie Rairamo, Artistic Director

…and live music by local jazz musicians Reynold D. Philipsek and Matt

Senjem from East Side Quartet and Mill City Hot Club

For more information, go to:
christopherwatsondance.org

Call: 612.670.0839 or email: cwdc1991@gmail.com

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Contact: Christopher Watson, cwdc1991@gmail.com

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10. 4x4 = 100 CHOREOGRAPHERS- JULY 12

July 12, 1PM to 1:30PM @ WALKER OPEN FIELD. Free

What happens when 100 choreographers perform their work of choice, each in a 4’x4’ square within a 40’x40’ grid, simultaneously?
Come to this Walker Open Field and see the work of:

Berit Ahlgren, Arlys Alford, Gabriel Anderson, Nika Antuanette, Jennifer Arave, Motion Art, Emma Barber, Maggie Bergeron, Bonnie Berquam, Blake Bolan, Yung-Tsi Bolan, Robert Borman, Emma Buechs, Colleen Callahan-Russell, Charles Campbell, Michael Cohn, Beverly Cottman, Kenna Cottman, Angharad Davies, Ryan Dean, Torre Edahl, Rachel Freeburg, Penny Freeh, Dylan Fresco, Emily Gastineau, Hannah Geil-Neufeld, Lazer Goese, Izzi Gorowsky, Diana Grasselli, Marilyn Habermas-Scher, Annika Hansen, Lara Hanson, Helen Hatch, Deborah Heltzer, Alexis Heruth, Galen Higgins, Chris Holman, Judith Howard, Alison Hoyer, Colette Illarde, Jennifer Ilse, Pam Plagge Isaac, Margaret E. Johnson, Justin Jones, Tom Kanthak, Ellen Keane, Deidre Kellogg, Missa Kes, Tara King, Heather Klopchin, Amy Lamphere, Alexa Lautenbach, Nick Lemere, Jim Lieberthal, Erinn Liebhard, Coral Lusty, Jennifer Mack, Theresa Madaus, Dustin Maxwell, Megan Mayer, Tammara Melloy, Kaleena Miller, Julia Moser-Hardy, Billy Mullaney, Blake Nellis, Leah Nelson, Akiko Ostlund, Sharon Picasso, Matthew Regan, Sally Rousse, Stacy Sabin, Sherry Saterstrom, Chris Schlichting, April Sellers, Anat Shinar, Marcus Strong, Svitlana Shtilman, Sean Smuda, Michael Sommers, Scott Stafford, Aneka Starlashay, Darrius Strong, Paul Stucker, Bridgett Tegen, Deborah Jinza Thayer, Jennifer Theodore, Monica Thomas, Morgan Thorson, Kristen Van Loon, Pramila Vasudevan, Jeff Wells, Arwen Wilder, Chris Yaeger, Robert Keo, Baraka de Soleil, Mary Easter, Nan Zosel

Concept, curation by Laurie Van Wieren, 612-501-2551 laurievanwieren@gmail.com

Open Field Coordinator, Walker Art Center, Laura Holway, 612.375.7593, laura.holway@walkerart.org

www.walkerart.org/openfield

Contact: Laurie Van Wieren, laurievanwieren@gmail.com

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11. 9x22 DANCE/LAB- JULY 23

8:00 PM (7:00 doors), $6-16 (sliding scale)

Deborah Jinza Thayer

Mike Cohn

Bob Eisen with Kristin Van Loon

Bryant Lake Bowl Cabaret Theater

810 W Lake St

Minneapolis, MN 55408-2846

www.bryantlakebowl.com

BLB Ticketline: 612-825-8949 for reservations

Full-service restaurant and bar in theater

In its tenth year, 9x22 Dance/Lab features unfettered dance exploration. A discussion moderated by choreographer/curator Laurie Van Wieren follows each piece, giving audience and choreographer alike the opportunity to react and explore the work together. 9x22 Dance/Lab was founded in August 2003. Each month, three choreographers show work of varying styles and experience. 9x22 has become known as a place where seasoned and new choreographers can present their work and discuss it with an informed and engaged audience.

Contact: Laurie Van Wieren Projects, laurievanwieren@gmail.com

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12. MINNESOTA DANCE ENSEMBLE IN THE MN FRINGE FESTIVAL- JULY 31-AUGUST 10

Minnesota Dance Ensemble will be part of the 21st annual Minnesota Fringe Festival in Minneapolis July 31 - August 10. As a part of the "eleven-day performing arts extravaganza," MDE will perform an abridged version of their 11th season production, Blind Ambition, that premiered at the Paramount Theatre in March.

During the festival, MDE will hold five shows at the Mixed Blood Theatre (1501 S 4th St., Mpls).

Tickets are available starting July 1 at fringefestival.org. Mark your calendar for the opportunity to see MDE at the Fringe:

Thurs, July 31; 8:30p

Sun, August 3; 2:30p

Tues, August 5; 5:30p

Fri, August 8; 8:30p

Sun, August 10; 5:30p

MDE will also take part in The Rabbit Show on July 9 (7p) at the Bryant Lake Bowl & Theater, which serves as an opportunity to preview shows that are a part of this year's festival.

Hope to see you there!

Contact: Kerri Golombecki, director@minnesotadanceensemble.com

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ONGOING CLASSES

13. MUSIC-FIRST JAZZ CLASS: FRIDAYS, 9:30-11 AT ZENON

Forget making shapes to counts; in this class, we will make music become kinetic and visual. Explored through the lens of a musician, the embodiment of a fusion of jazz-related styles serves as the basis for investigating rhythmic complexity, dynamics and audio-driven improvisation. A kickin’ soundtrack accompanies movement explorations that ask dancers to invest their personality into becoming the sound. No jazz hands; just raw, expressive and connected music-driven dance!

When: Fridays from June 13 – August 29, 9:30 – 11am

Where: Zenon Dance School

Cost: $12 per drop-in class, or register for the whole session

More Info: www.zenondance.org/ www.erinnliebhard.com (Instructor)

Contact: Erinn Liebhard, ekliebs@gmail.com

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14. OPEN CLASSES AT TU DANCE CENTER

TU Dance Center offers several classes for beginning, intermediate and advanced level.
Join us in our spacious studios!

Morning Open Classes (June 30-July 4)

Monday, 9:30-11:00am, Horton based modern with Toni Pierce-Sands

Tuesday, 9:30-11:00am, Ballet with Elayna Waxse

Wednesday, 9:30-11:00am, Ballet with Laurel Keen

Thursday, 9:30-11:00am, Horton based Modern with Toni Pierce-Sands

Friday, 9:30-11:00am, NO CLASSES.

Morning Open Classes (June 7-July 14)

Monday, 10:00-11:00am, GAGA people with Berit Ahlgren

Tuesday, 9:30-11:00am, Ballet with Abdo Sayegh

Wednesday, 9:30-11:00am, Ballet with Laurel Keen

Thursday, 10:00-11:00am, Gaga people with Berit Ahlgren

Friday, 9:30-11:00am, Modern with TBD

For more information visit "Open Classes" at http: www.tudance.org.
Schedule is subject to change.

Cost:
$14/class, $120/10-class card.

TU Dance Center is located at 2121 University Avenue West, Saint Paul, Minnesota
55114. Find us on the north side of University Avenue, one block east of Vandalia, located directly behind Subway on the building's east side. (Free parking in the lot in front of TU Dance Center)

Contact: Abdo Sayegh Rodriguez, abdo.sayegh@tudance.org

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15. FALL BALLET AT PAS DE DEUX DANCE STUDIO

Registration is now open for fall classes at Pas de Deux Dance Studio. Offering classic ballet based on the Cecchetti Method, Pas de Deux has classes for all ages and abilities from 3 years old through adult.
Offerings include:

*Baby Ballet (ages 3-4)

*Pre Ballet: three levels (ages 4-7)

*Technique Classes: Ballet I through Ballet IV/V (ages 7-adult)

*Beginning Ballet for Teens and Adults (ages 13+)

*Pre-pointe/Pointe I: for eligible dancers (age 11+)

*Pointe II/III: for dancers with previous pointe experience, instructor

approval needed (age 12+)

For a complete schedule go to our website:

http://www.pasdedeuxdance.com/schedule2014

Dancers interested in checking out the studio before registering should contact Miss Zachari at studio@pasdedeuxdance.com to set up a time to try out a class during our Summer Intensives, July 14-24.

Contact: Miss Zachari at Pas de Deux Dance Studio, studio@pasdedeuxdance.com

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16. MOTIONART IMPROV GATHERING

Friday, July 11th

6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Center for Performing Arts

3754 Pleasant Avenue South, Minneapolis

Come out of the rain and dance up some warm summer vibes!

Get together for an evening of spontaneous dance in the here and now.

Ideas offered by participants serve as open-ended structure for exploring movement.

We'll pull an idea out of the bag and go from there.

Percussionist Bruce Wintervold provides live music and extra inspiration.

This event is open to people of all ages and abilities.

Come to dance, to observe, or to do a little bit of both.

Suggested Donation: $5 -$10

(No one will be turned away for lack of funds.)

For more information, visit MotionArt at www.motionartmn.org

Contact: Pam Gleason or Diane Moncrieff: info@motionartmn.org

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17. CLASSES WITH CONTEMPO PHYSICAL DANCE

Join Contempo Physical Dance for invigorating open classes this summer and enjoy the company’s dynamic fusion of Afro-Brazilian dance, capoeira and contemporary dance. Classes will be taught by Marciano Silva dos Santos.

Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at The Cowles Center

528 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Classes begin July 2nd and run through August 13, 2014.

Studio 2B in July

Studio 7A in August

$10 per class. All ages and ability levels are welcome.

Classes are FREE for those 50 years old and older in celebration of the new work that will premiere at the TEK Box August 22-24, 2014, featuring a cast over the age of fifty.

Questions? Please contact us at contempophysicaldance@gmail.com or 612-619-4116.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Contact: Jenny Pennaz, contempophysicaldance@gmail.com

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18. ZENON DANCE SCHOOL'S SUMMER CLASSES! JUNE 9 - AUGUST 31

Drop-in for class anytime! Drop-ins always welcome!

Check out our summer class schedule at zenondance.org.

New classes and instructors for Summer session:

Advanced Hip Hop- Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30pm with Arturo Miles -NEW CLASS!

All levels Hip Hop- Tuesdays, 8-9pm with Stephanie Shapso -NEW CLASS!

Advanced Modern- Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30-11:30am with Erin Thompson

Power Yoga- Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30pm with Kim Lewis <--NEW TIME!

Advanced Jazz- Fridays, 9:30-11am with Erinn Liebhard

Intermediate 2 Modern- Saturdays, 10-11:30am with Laura Selle-Virtucio

Zenon has a NEW ONLINE CLASS SYSTEM!

This summer, all students will need a profile to take class at Zenon!

Create your profile today at zenondance.org!

Questions? Call or stop by the Zenon office!

Contact: Lauren Holmes, lauren@zenondance.org

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WORKSHOPS, MASTER CLASSES and INTENSIVES

19. 2014 TU DANCE SUMMER PROGRAMS- JULY 7-AUGUST 16

Registration deadline extended!

TU Dance Artistic Directors Toni Pierce-Sands and Uri Sands are pleased to announce the 2014 Junior & Teen Summer Program and the 2014 Pre-Professional Summer Intensive at TU Dance Center in Saint Paul.

The Pre-Professional Summer Intensive offers an in-depth and engaging dance experience for advanced, intermediate and beginning students ages 12-23. Students attend daily technique classes in ballet, modern, West-African, body conditioning and learn TU Dance repertory.
For placement questions please contact TU Dance Center at
education@tudance.org or 612-605-1925.

Beginning 1, July 7-18

Beginning 2, Intermediate and Advanced, July 28-August 16

The Junior & Teen Program introduces the joy of creative movement and beginning dance technique from a range of disciplines including modern, ballet and African for ages 5+.

Creative Movement/Drum (ages 5-8), July 14-18

Introduction to Dance (ages 7-10), July 7-18

Bridge level (11-13), July 7-18

All sessions will conclude with a student showcase.

For more information visit "classes" at http://www.tudance.org or contact TU Dance Center at education@tudance.org or 612-605-1925.

TU Dance Center, 2121 West University Avenue, Saint Paul MN 55114
|
www.tudance.org

Contact: Abdo Sayegh Rodriguez, abdo.sayegh@tudance.org

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20. ZENON SUMMER DANCE SAMPLER- JULY 14-18

July 14-18

9:30am - 1:30pm | $200

$45 Single Day Drop-in

Ages 15 through Adult

Perfect for older students who want to broaden their dance horizons! Classes will be taught between Beginning and Intermediate levels- previous dance experience required. Each day includes 3 technique classes rotating between Modern, Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Yoga, Belly Dance, and more!

Students can enroll for all 5 days, or purchase individual days based on personal interests! Individual day class schedules and instructors can be found online at zenondance.org.

For more information and to register, visit zenondance.org/school/summer-camps-2014

Contact: Lauren Holmes,
lauren@zenondance.org


21. SUMMER BALLET INTENSIVE AT PAS DE DEUX STUDIO- JULY 14 - 24

1899 Larpenteur Avenue West, St Paul (corner of Larpenteur and Tatum near the State Fair Grounds)

Beginning Ballet (ages 7 +)

Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 - 7 pm, $40

Intermediate Ballet (ages 11 +)

Monday through Wednesday, 4:30 - 6:00 pm, $75 (Cecchetti levels 2 - 4 equivalent)

Monday through Thursday, 4:30 - 6:00 pm, $100 (Cecchetti levels 3 - 5 equivalent)

* includes pre-pointe / pointe and choreography

Pre Ballet (ages 4 - 6)

Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:00 - 4:30 pm, $25

To register, email Pas de Deux Dance Studio: studio@pasdedeuxdance.com

Contact: Miss Zachari at Pas de Deux Dance Studio, studio@pasdedeuxdance.com

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22. RGK SUMMER INTENSIVE BOLLYWOOD TWO WEEK CAMP AGES- JULY 14-24

July 14-24

7:30Pm - 7:30pm | $195 YOUTH, ADULTS $250

$45 Single Day Drop-in

Ages 10 through Adult

Perfect for older students who want to broaden their dance horizons! Classes will be taught between Beginning and Intermediate levels- previous dance experience required.

For more information and to register, visit rgkdance.org/school/summer-camps-2014

Contact: Renu Kumar, renukumar@rgkdance.org

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23. SHAPIRO & SMITH SUMMER WORKSHOP- JULY 14-25

at the Barbara Barker Center for Dance

The S&S Dance 2 week Summer Workshop is going to be great!

You will learn and perform challenging works from the S&S repertory with a public showing on the final day! The Workshop will be led by Laura Selle Virtucio, Scott Mettille, Kari Mosel, Drew Lester and Joanie Smith. These dynamic 5 teachers will all be in the studio together working one on one with workshop participants.

You will dance a lot!

The Workshop is for advanced and intermediate dancers ages 16 and above.

Visit www.shapiroandsmithdance.org for details.

Enrollment is limited!

$385 for two weeks!

Contact: Joanie Smith, info@shapiroandsmithdance.org

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24. POINTE READINESS WORKSHOP WITH LINDA MUIR- JULY 19

The Minnesota Dance Medicine Foundation offers “Ask the Experts VI: Pointe Readiness & Assessments with Linda Muir”

Come & ask the experts!

Saturday July 19th, 2014 10am-12pm

The Cowles Center

Studio 7A

528 Hennepin Ave.

Minneapolis, MN 55403

http://www.mndancemed.org/education-events/ask-the-experts/

Contact: Kyle Klaas, kylegerhart@gmail.com

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25. SIX LIMBS: A BODY-MIND CENTERING WORKSHOP WITH OTTO RAMSTAD & OLIVE BIERINGA- JULY 19-20

focused on the EMBRYOLOGY & ANATOMY of the LIMBS

July 19 + 20
- 10:00am- 4:00pm – Studio 206, Ivy Building, Seward

This workshop will focus on the anatomy and embryology of the arms, legs, head and tail; the bones, muscles, nerves and connective tissue. Studying embodied anatomy through hands on practice we will dive into the systems of the body and create a deep foundation from which to expand our physical potential, and heighten our sensory awareness.

This is a workshop for anyone who wants to feel great and learn more about their body and its contents irregardless of your movement or bodywork background. Suitable for bodyworkers, yoga practitioners, dancers, therapists, athletes, and performers of all disciplines and you!

Both Olive and Otto are certified teachers of Body-Mind Centering® who have been teaching Body-Mind Centering®, dance, and improvisation internationally for almost twenty years in contexts such as Impulstanz, Vienna, Movement Research, NYC, Ponderosa, Germany, TanzLaboratorium, Kiev and for dance companies, such as Footnote Dance, New Zealand, Axis Dance Company, California, Lyon Opera Ballet, Lyon, and Young Dance, Minneapolis. As co-directors of the BodyCartography Project they were named Dance Company of the Year 2013 and Artists of the Year 2008 by the Twin Cities City Pages.

$150-200 sliding scale

www.bodycartography.org

Contact:
olive@bodycartography.org
or call 917 463 9300 to register

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26. ZENON SUMMER DANCE CAMPS FOR YOUTH- JULY 21-AUGUST 14

YOUTH HIP HOP AND BREAKIN' CAMP

July 21-25

August 4-8

Learn about four areas of hip hop: popping, locking, top rocking, and breaking! Students will also learn about the history and cultural relevance of this dance form. Each day of camp includes 2 technique classes and a choreography class where participants will work together to create a dance that will be performed on the last day. Perfect for high energy kids!

YOUTH INTERDISCIPLINARY CAMP

July 28 - August 1

This camp introduces students to four different styles of dance; Jazz, Modern, Hip Hop, and Ballet! Each day of camp will include 2 different technique classes and a choreography class where participants work together to create a dance that will be performed on the last day of camp. Students grow both technically and creatively. Beginners welcome!

CULTURE CAMP

August 11-15

Spend one whole day immersed in the world of each of Culture Camp’s five arts organizations: Children's Theatre Company, In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minnesota Center for Book Arts and Zenon Dance School.

2014 Themes

Ages 6-7: Mythical Pets & Their Friends

Ages 8-9: You Can Change the World

Ages 10-11: All Over the Map

Campers will display and perform their art at 2:45 pm each day for family and friends.

Must enroll through: Minnesota Center for Book Arts | mnbookarts.org |612-215-2520

To enroll in Zenon’s Dance Camps visit zenondance.org/store or call 612-338-1101. Camps are capped at 15 students, enroll now! All camps are held at Zenon.

Contact: Lauren Holmes,
lauren@zenondance.org

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27. TAP WORKSHOP WITH RHYTHMIC CIRCUS- JULY 23

Join Nick Bowman, Galen Higgins, Ricci Milan and Kaleena Miller for tap technique and repertory from their international hit show Feet Don’t Fail Me Now!

Intermediate and Advanced levels offered.
Open to all ages.

Wednesday, July 23 from 11am-3pm

at Ballare Teatro Performing Arts Center (4259 Minnehaha Ave S, Mpls 55406)

$65

Register in advance.
Limited space available.

Contact: Kaleena at rhythmiccircus@gmail.com to register or with any questions

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28. PEFFPOINTE TEACHER TRAINING©‭ ‬2014‭ ‬PLUS MASTER BALLET CLASS- JULY 31-AUGUST 1

July 30th‭ ‬to‭ ‬August 1st

‭At The Cowles Center‭ ‬JSB TEK BOX‭ ‬and Studio 2B

Both‭ ‬taught by‭ ‬Mme Peff Modelski

Master Teacher of Classical Ballet‭ - ‬Steps on Broadway NYC‭ & ‬Visceral Dance Chicago

Guild Certified Feldenkrais®‭ ‬Practitioner

3‭ ‬Day‭ ‬Teacher Training‭ ‬Focus‭: ‬

Airy Arabesques,‭ ‬Fool Proof Pirouettes‭ & ‬Pointe

For questions and/or application email‭ ‬Peffdance2014@gmail.com

Contact: Maria Boscaino, Peffdance2014@gmail.com

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29. WORKSHOP WITH ROCHELLE ZIDE- AUGUST 1-8

Congratulations to Rochelle Zide, recipient of this year's "CORPS de Ballet International Lifetime Achievement Award"
at their annual conference last week in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Rivers Ballet welcomes Ms. Zide back to the Twin Cities August 1-8.
She will teach a series of master classes and rehearse two to three variations from "Les Sylphides."
This second annual Rivers Summer Intensive will be held at The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts.
Hosted by Minnesota Dance Theatre in studios 6A and 6B, classes and lectures will begin at 2:00pm and continue through the early evening.

Ms. Zide was a soloist with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, principal dancer and ballet mistress for Joffrey Ballet, and has numerous choreographic, educational, and directorship credentials including Artistic Director of Nederlans Danz Theater.

Facebook.com/TheRiversBallet

http://www.riversballet.org

Contact: admin@riversballet.org

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30. ECLECTIC EDGE ENSEMBLE JAZZ WEEK INTENSIVE WITH KARIS SLOSS, KARLA GROTTING AND FRIENDS- AUGUST 4-6

The Cowles Center, Studio 2B

528 Hennepin Ave

Minneapolis, MN 55403

August 4-6, 2014

11:00 AM-4:00 PM

Tuition:

- $120 full workshop

- $75
11:00am & 12:30pm classes (M,T,W)

- $45
2:30-4pm classes (M,T,W)

Faculty:

Linda Talcott Lee- Jazz for Musical Theater

Erinn Liebhard - Urban Jazz

Zoe Sealy - Classic Jazz Styles

Marciano Silva dos Santos - Afro Brazilian

Karla Grotting - Jazz Dance and Music

Karis Sloss - Jazz Technique

Jazz Week Intensive is designed for the intermediate/advanced dancer with an interest in the definitive elements of jazz dance.
With a special focus on jazz music, classic jazz styles, root forms, modern innovations and jazz for Musical Theater, Jazz Week Intensive creates an immersive experience that can trace the connections of this deep and enduring art form.

Registration will begin June 9th Downloadable registration form available on Eclectic Edge Ensemble’s website!

www.eclecticedgeensemble.com

MORE INFO: www.eclecticedgeensemble.com | EEEdance@gmail.com | (612) 910-2920

Contact: Karla Grotting, karlagrotting@gmail.com

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31. SEEKING YOUR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

Embodied Arts: Tools for the Performing Artist will provide training for professional artists who utilize movement in their work and have a background exploring movement. The certification training will take place over the course of ten non-consecutive weekends in 2015, during which participants will refine their creative process and performance work.

Utilizing the somatic methods of Body-Mind Centering® (BMC) certified teachers Olive Bieringa and Otto Ramstad will lead an embodied approach to movement expression and creation. BMC utilizes experiential study through application of anatomical, physiological, and developmental principles in self-guided movement and sound explorations. It enables participants to experience in the present how an understanding of their evolutionary past directly influences their life, their professional practice, and in turn, their art.

Full details to be announced in October including possible fee subsidies. Please contact us to express interest in early registration. Space will be limited.

Read more: http://bodycartography.org/upcoming/?event_id1=52

Contact: Olive Bieringa,
olive@bodycartography.org

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AUDITIONS, JOBS and OPEN CALLS

32. SEEKING TWO CHOREOGRAPHIC ASSISTANTS

Golden Boys is looking for two choreographic assistants to help facilitate the teaching process of the large production numbers. Assistants must have the ability to learn material quickly and to then teach it effectively.

Week of July 14th - Roughly 9-12 hours flexible schedule. Work directly with executive producer from New York and choreographer from California to learn material.

Week of July 21st - Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 6-10pm and Saturday 10am-2pm. Teach choreography to the cast.

Compensation includes comp ticket to performance and credit in the program.

Email GoldenBoystheMusical@gmail.com to express your interest.

"A new, high-energy musical, "Golden Boys," tells the story of one of the nation’s first racially integrated army units -- a musical theater troupe. The show by New York artist Horace Turnbull is brought to life by expert artistic director Kim Martinez. Under Kim’s skillful direction, this intriguing new musical will be presented at the Lab Theater August 22nd-24th."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WMVweoQF2s <---------- Check it out!!!

Contact: Jeremy Bensussan, goldenboysthemusical@gmail.com

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33. JOB OPENING: BRYANT LAKE BOWL THEATER PUBLICITY/ BOX OFFICE/ ASSISTANT TO ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

This position includes spearheading and managing the ticketing and publicity arms of the Bryant Lake Bowl Theater. This person will work closely with Artistic Director Kristin Van Loon and BLBT staff. Tasks include: requesting and organizing producers’ publicity materials, working as a team to publicize shows, managing ticketing for all productions, and requesting producer door splits..

We seek and individual with enthusiasm for arts/theater/performance. Ideally you are both self-motivated and work well in a team. A friendly, reliable, organized, detail-oriented individual. Strong communication skills: on the page, on the phone, and in person. This is a dream job for an artist/arts-enthusiast. Experience with arts marketing and media relations is a plus.

20-30 hours/week

Must have regular weekday afternoon availability and some evening and weekend afternoon availability.

Pay commensurate with experience.

Must be available to begin training in mid-July.

Please send a cover letter and resume to Kristin Van Loon, Managing Artistic Director of the Bryant Lake Bowl Theater: kristin@bryantlakebowl.com

Contact: Kristin Van Loon, kristin@bryantlakebowl.com

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34. CALL FOR MOVERS OR ALL ABILITIES AND AGES

Call for movers of all abilities and all ages to Celebrate Accessibility in a site specific dance at the new universal access playground at the Wabun Picnic area in Minnehaha Park.

Join choreographers Colleen McClellan Ueland, Dwayne Schueneman and Sarah Heinsch to create a site specific dance to celebrate the opening of this new playground.

Who: Dancers of any age, youth and adults can join this project. Children who need supervision should be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

When: Performance is July 31st, sometime between 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Rehearsals: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Monday, July 21st, Tuesday, July 22nd, Thursday, July 24th, Friday July 25th,

Monday, July 28th, Tuesday, July 29th. (rain date Wed. July 30th.)

Dress Rehearsals - July 31st, 3:00 p.m.

Colleen McClellan Ueland - Choreographer - has been dancing, teaching and choreographing in the Twin Cities and beyond for over 20 years.

Sarah Heinsch - Choreographer - is also a power hockey player! She will lead the exploration of the new playground in her power chair.

Dwayne Schueneman -Choreographer - is co-founder of REVolutions Dance in Florida and an accomplished track and field athlete, rugby player and dancer who uses a manual chair.

Contact: Gretchen Pick with Young Dance's All Abilities program at 612-423-3064 or gretchen@youngdance.org to register.

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35. IRISH DANCE OPPORTUNITY: CEILI OR STEP EXPERIENCE

Pas de Deux Dance Studio is looking for dancers with experience in Irish step and/or ceili dancing for their upcoming production of "The Enchanted Forest".
Dancers will play the roles of villagers in the production.
Part includes some basic acting.

Rehearsals: Saturdays, September through November at the studio (1899 Larpenteur Avenue West, corner of Larpenteur and Tatum near the State Fair grounds)

Tech/Dress: Friday, December 5, 3:30 - 10 pm (St Paul U of M Theater)

Performance: Saturday, December 6 (St Paul U of M Theater)

Refundable participation fee and non-refundable costume rental fee.

To audition:

a.
send a video of yourself dancing to
studio@pasdedeuxdance.com OR

b.
set up a time between July 14 and 24 to audition in person at the studio

Contact: Miss Zachari at Pas de Deux Dance Studio, studio@pasdedeuxdance.com

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36. POINTE DANCE OPPORTUNITY

Pas de Deux Dance Studio is looking for a dancer with beginning to intermediate pointe experience for their upcoming production of "The Enchanted Forest".
Dancers will play the role of the summer court fairy in the production.
Part includes a solo and several group dances.

Rehearsals: (1899 Larpenteur Avenue West, corner of Larpenteur and Tatum near the State Fair grounds)

*5:00 - 7 pm, Monday through Wednesday, August 4 - 6

*4:30 - 7 pm, Monday through Thursday, August 11 - 14 and 18 - 21

*Saturdays, September through November (times tbd)

Tech/Dress: Friday, December 5, 3:30 - 10 pm (St Paul U of M Theater)

Performance: Saturday, December 6 (St Paul U of M Theater)

Refundable participation fee and non-refundable costume rental fee.

To audition:

a.
send a video of yourself dancing to
studio@pasdedeuxdance.com OR

b.
set up a time between July 14 and 24 to audition in person at the studio

Contact: Miss Zachari at Pas de Deux Dance Studio, studio@pasdedeuxdance.com

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37. STUDIO SEEKING TALENTED & PASSIONATE TEACHERS TO JOIN STAFF FOR 2014-2015 DANCE SEASON

Prairie School of Dance is growing! We are primarily seeking a Monday evening jazz/hip hop teacher & Saturday ballet technique & pointe instructor to join our staff.

For more information, please send resume & inquiry to Sarah Steichen @ prairieschoolofdance@gmail.com.

For more information on Prairie School of Dance, please visit http://www.prairieschoolofdance.com.

We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Contact: Sarah Steichen, prairieschoolofdance@gmail.com

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38. MYSTIC LAKE DANCER AUDITIONS

THURSDAY, JULY 10TH, 2014

MysticShowroom® at MysticLake®

2400 Mystic Lake Blvd, Prior Lake, MN 55372

Dancers will perform both choreographed and freestyle pop, hip hop, rock, country or similar routines on the casino floor as well as for special events and occasional off-site events. Choreographer will be Kelsey Sanchez from Premiere Dance Academy.

Sign up from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Mystic Showroom Lobby. Audition starts promptly at 8 p.m. Please RSVP to Hayley.welch@mysticlake.com Please arrive audition ready and have a resume and headshot.

This is a paid gig. Ages 18+. Dancers will perform a minimum of one night per week.

Contact: Hayley Welch, hayley.welch@mysticlake.com

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GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, and SCHOLARSHIPS

39. CAREER TRANSITION GRANT FOR DANCERS

Hey Minnesota dancers, I just want to give you the heads-up about our next grant application deadline: July 9, 2014.

To apply:

1) call our grant administrator Ann Barry (212-764-0172) to see if you qualify.

2) Schedule a phone appointment with career counselor Maryellen Langhout to complete the application.

For more information about this grant opportunity and our free services visit our website at careertransition.org

Contact: Ricardo J Garcia, rgarcia@careertransition.org

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SERVICES and SPECIAL OFFERS FOR DANCERS

40. SHIATSU AND BODY-MIND CENTERING® SESSIONS WITH OLIVE BIERINGA

$70 for 75 minute shiatsu
or Body-Mind Centering® session

Shiatsu originates is Japan and is a therapeutic bodywork form based on principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Within my Shiatsu practice I combines gentle rocking, rhythmic compression, meridian pressure point work and a wide variety of stretching movements to open joints and energy pathways and balance major muscle groups. This work brings the benefits of improved vitality and flexibility and offers an opportunity for deep relaxation. Shiatsu works with the client to treat and balance the whole person, harmonizing both mind and body.

Body-Mind Centering® holographically explores the body through movement re-education and hands on re-patterning
to understand self and increase physical and psychophysical potential. An experiential study based on the embodiment and application of anatomical, physiological, psychophysical and developmental principles, utilizing movement, touch, voice and mind. BMC® has an unlimited number of areas of applications with the creative, athletic and therapeutic fields. (Adapted from the
www.bodymindcentering.com)

Read more

http://bodycartography.org/upcoming/?event_id1=61

Contact: Olive,
917.463.9300 or email
olive@bodycartography.org to schedule a session

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41. FREE CAREER TRANSITION FOR DANCERS COUNSELING SESSIONS

Free Career Transition For Dancers counseling sessions by phone (Tuesdays 2pm to 7pm and noon to 5pm on Thursdays).
If you are a professional dancer wondering what happens after your last bow, a dancer in need of guidance on how to find extra income, or a dance student trying to be proactive about your future, we are here for you.
Career Transition For

Dancers, founded in 1985, offers vocational guidance, assistance with resumes and cover letters and, one-on-one Career Counseling for free.

Appointments with our Midwest counselor Maryellen Langhout are, once again, free; just call 312-666-0234 or email at mlanghout@careertransition.org for more information.

Contact: Maryellen Langhout, mlanghout@careertransition.org

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OTHER DANCE NEWS

42. TU DANCE CENTER STUDIO AVAILABLE FOR RENT

TU Dance Center is offering its spacious dance studio for rent when available.

TU Dance Center has a 33x56 feet dance studio with sprung floor and Marley-type surface, fixed and portable barres, mirrors, grand piano, sound equipment, high ceilings and natural light.
The Center also features an air conditioned green room, kitchenette and dressing room, and free off-street parking.

TU Dance Center is convenient to both Minneapolis and St. Paul from I-94/Vandalia exit.
Find us on the north side of University Avenue, one block east of Vandalia, located directly behind Subway on the building's east side:
2121 University Avenue West, St. Paul, 55114.

Contact: Abdo, abdo.sayegh@tudance.org for rates and more information.

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43. REHEARSAL/CLASS SPACE AVAILABLE IN SOUTH MINNEAPOLIS

GREAT location at 3010 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis. Jawaahir Dance Company studio at the corner of Minnehaha and Lake behind Patrick’s Cabaret. Over 2000 square feet with windows, 2 mirrored walls, and a sprung hardwood floor. Off-street parking and bike rack. Only 2 blocks from the Lake Street / Midtown light rail station, and on the 7, 21, 27, and 53 bus routes. Fully handicapped accessible.

Visit our website at http://jawaahir.org/SpaceRental.htm for photo and more information.

Contact: Eileen at genmanager@jawaahir.org or call 612-872-6050 for pricing and

availability.

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44. REHEARSAL/CLASS SPACE AVAILABLE IN BLOOMINGTON

Bloomington location at 9050 Lyndale Ave in the lower level of the Great Bear

Shopping Center. Bright space of 900 square feet with one full mirrored wall

and one partial. Double ballet barres. Small sitting area.

Visit our website at http://jawaahir.org/SpaceRental.htm for photo and more information.

Contact: Eileen at genmanager@jawaahir.org or call 612-872-6050 for pricing and

availability.

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Dance Community News - June 25, 2014

In This Issue.

PERFORMANCES and EVENTS

1. TONIGHT!! 9x22 DANCE/LAB- JUNE 25

2. KOM HIT! BY SALLY ROUSSE AND NOAH BREMER- JUNE 24-JULY 10

3. ORDWAY SUMMER DANCE SERIES- THURSDAYS JUNE 26-JULY 24

4. DON’T YOU FEEL IT TOO?-
FRIDAYS JUNE 27-SEPT 19

5. ETHNIC DANCE THEATRE: 40th ANNIVERSARY SEASON- JUNE 27-29

6. FAMILY DAY AT THE COWLES CENTER- JUNE 29

7. IMPROVEMENT CLUB FILM SCREENING- JULY 9

8. WATER, ROSES, GRASS, DANCE- JULY 11-12

ONGOING CLASSES

9. ERIN THOMPSON TEACHES SUMMER CLASSES AT ZENON AND AT TU DANCE

10. MERGING SOMATICS, MODERN DANCE and YOGA WITH SARAH HAUSS

11. MUSIC-FIRST JAZZ CLASS: FRIDAYS, 9:30-11 AT ZENON

12. CLASS WITH DEBORAH JINZA THAYER

WORKSHOPS, MASTER CLASSES and INTENSIVES

13. PARTNERING FROM AN IMPROVISATIONAL LENS WITH TAJA WILL- JUNE 29

14. SHAPIRO & SMITH SUMMER WORKSHOP- JULY 14-25

15. PAS DE DEUX DANCE STUDIO SUMMER INTENSIVES- JULY 14-23

16. “ASK THE EXPERTS”: PREREQUISITES FOR PARTNERING- JULY 19

17. SIX LIMBS: A BODY-MIND CENTERING WORKSHOP FOCUSED ON THE EMBRYOLOGY & ANATOMY OF THE LIMBS- JULY 19-20

18. BALLET ROYALE MINNESOTA AUGUST INTENSIVE FEATURING BONNIE MATHIS- AUGUST 9-22

19. BALLET ROYALE MINNESOTA PRESENTS MASTER CLASS WITH BONNIE MATHIS: AUGUST 10

AUDITIONS, JOBS and OPEN CALLS

20. STEP ‘N STRETCH IS HIRING!

21. POINTE DANCER NEEDED

22. OFF-LEASH AREA’S ANNUAL NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE TOUR HAS AN OPENING FOR A HOST!

23. EXPRESSIVE MOVEMENTS IS HOLDING A CALL FOR COMPANY DANCER

24. SEEKING 2-3 POINTE STUDENTS

25. 100 CHOREOGRAPHERS: DANCING OUTSIDE

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, and SCHOLARSHIPS

26. MINNESOTA STATE ARTS BOARD FY 2015 ARTIST INITIATIVE GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR PERFORMING ARTISTS JULY 11, 2014

27. MONDAY NIGHT GRANT CIRCLE

SERVICES and SPECIAL OFFERS FOR DANCERS

28. ERIN THOMPSON OFFERS PRIVATE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE LESSONS and DANCE COACHING

OTHER DANCE NEWS

29. REHEARSAL/CLASS SPACE AVAILABLE IN SOUTH MINNEAPOLIS

30. REHEARSAL/CLASS SPACE AVAILABLE IN BLOOMINGTON


PERFORMANCES and EVENTS

1. TONIGHT!! 9x22 DANCE/LAB- JUNE 25

8:00 PM (7:00 doors), $6-16 (sliding scale)

1. Justin Jones

2. Rachel Freeburg with Abby Ann Swenson

3. Dolo McComb

Bryant Lake Bowl Cabaret Theater

810 W Lake St

Minneapolis, MN 55408-2846

www.bryantlakebowl.com

BLB Ticketline: 612-825-8949 for reservations

Full-service restaurant and bar in theater

In its tenth year, 9x22 Dance/Lab features unfettered dance exploration. A discussion moderated by choreographer/curator Laurie Van Wieren follows each piece, giving audience and choreographer alike the opportunity to react and explore the work together. 9x22 Dance/Lab was founded in August 2003. Each month, three choreographers show work of varying
styles and experience. 9x22 has become known as a place where seasoned and new choreographers can present their work and discuss it with an informed and engaged audience.

Contact: Laurie Van Wieren Projects, laurievanwieren@gmail.com

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2. KOM HIT! BY SALLY ROUSSE AND NOAH BREMER- JUNE 24-JULY 10

Sally Rousse and theater innovator Noah Bremer Debut KOM HIT! at the American Swedish Institute,
June 24-July 10. Rousse and Bremer's magical dance-theater adventure explores the nooks and crannies of the 33-room Turnblad Mansion in Kom Hit! (Come Here!) — a piece inspired by Sweden’s literary father, August Strindberg, and his obsession with gender imbalance, class inequality and a morose disquietude of the heart. The audience is completely immersed in this modern re-imagining of Strindberg’s world as they follow characters from room to room throughout the Turnblad Mansion. Chris Hannon of the James Sewell Ballet performs on June 24 and 26.
Each show is limited to just 35 attendees.

Rousse is ASI Artist-In-Residence throughout June, offering Museum visitors a glimpse in to the life of a choreographer and dancer in the installation, Dance Maker.

Kom Hit! is performed in conjunction with ASI’s new summer exhibit: The Image of Strindberg, presented from Fotografiska, Sweden’s leading photography museum.

Kom Hit!

An original dance theater production by Sally Rousse and Noah Bremer

At the American Swedish Institute

2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis

June 24 & 26, July 1, 3, 8 & 10

Performances at 6 and 7:30 p.m. each night.

Tickets: $20.
Tickets Available at ASImn.org or call (612) 871-4907.

Contact: Laura Cederberg, laurac@asimn.org

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3. ORDWAY SUMMER DANCE SERIES- THURSDAYS JUNE 26-JULY 24

Now in its fifth year, the Ordway Summer Dance series offers free, family-friendly dance events and live music in Rice Park in downtown Saint Paul on select Thursday evenings throughout the summer. Each week will a highlight a different dance style and music genre, offering free lessons from professional instructors from around the community, followed by live music and open dance in the park.

All events are free and open to the public. Visit http://www.ordway.org/summerdance for more information.

Where: Rice Park (downtown Saint Paul, across from the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts)

When: Thursdays - June 26, July 10, July 17, July 24

5:30 p.m. – Event begins

6:00 p.m. – Free dance lessons

7:15 p.m. – Live music and open dance

2014 Ordway Summer Dance Lineup

June 26 – Swing

Band: Capri Big Band

Swing Dance Instruction: Arthur Murray Saint Paul

July 3 – No event

July 10 – Disco

Band: Boogie Wonderland

Disco Dance Instruction: Arthur Murray Saint Paul

July 17 – Salsa

Band: Salsa del Soul

Salsa Dance Instruction: Manuel & Carmen Rubio

July 24 – Ballroom

Band: Jerry O’Hagan and his Orchestra

Ballroom Dance Instruction: Cinema Ballroom

Contact: Jessica Petrie, jpetrie@ordway.org

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4. DON’T YOU FEEL IT TOO?-
FRIDAYS JUNE 27-SEPT 19

Grace Minnesota has begun its 7th season of dancing in public for inner-life exploration. Don’t You Feel It Too? is a practice of dancing truthfully, playful provocation, social healing, and personal liberation. It’s also ridiculously fun!

Join us any of these remaining Fridays, 5:30-7pm, on Nicollet Mall: June 27; July 11, 25; Aug 8, 22; Sept 5, 19. All sessions are free and open to the public.

Here’s how: Meet at Peavey Plaza at 5:30pm. Bring headphones and an mp3 player with your favorite songs. Wear comfortable shoes for dancing on concrete, and leave everything else behind. The first half-hour you receive instruction and get comfortable. Then we dance and transcend our fear.

Feel free to contact DYFIT@graceminnesota.org with questions. Let us know you’re coming, or just drop in. Learn more about the practice at

http://www.graceminnesota.org/dyfit01.html

Contact: Marcus Young, DYFIT@graceminnesota.org

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5. ETHNIC DANCE THEATRE: 40th ANNIVERSARY SEASON- JUNE 27-29

Celebrating their 40th Anniversary Season at The Cowles Center, the artists of Ethnic Dance Theatre will present choreographies from each decade of the company’s repertoire. Joined by the multi-talented artists of the EDT Orchestra, many of whom specialize in very esoteric folk instruments, we invite our audiences to be entertained by the folk art of peoples that make up the tapestry of American culture.

Ethnic Dance Theatre

@ The Cowles Center

June 27 - June 29

612.206.3600 | http://www.thecowlescenter.org

Contact: Dana Munson, dmunson@thecowlescenter.org

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6. FAMILY DAY AT THE COWLES CENTER- JUNE 29

Sunday June 29

12:45 pm; Show at 2:00 pm

Family Day Package Includes:

Trip Around the World Workshop with Christopher Yaeger

Costume meet and greet in the lobby before the show

40th Anniversary performance by Ethnic Dance Theatre

Ticket cost: Adults: $39, Senior/Student (13 - 18): $17, Children (12 and under): Free

Please call the box office at 612.206.3600 to reserve.

Contact: Dana Munson, dmunson@thecowlescenter.org

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7. IMPROVEMENT CLUB FILM SCREENING- JULY 9

Dayna Hanson, Seattle-based choreographer and co-founder of dance theater company 33 Fainting Spells, will screen her feature film, IMPROVEMENT CLUB, July 9 at Sound Unseen, Minneapolis-based film festival and series devoted to music and art in cinema. A hybrid narrative dance film in which movement, performance and original music propel a comedic, hard-luck tale of artists seeking an audience, Improvement Club premiered in Narrative Competition at South by Southwest 2013.

Independently and with Gaelen Hanson of 33 Fainting Spells, Dayna has directed numerous short dance films, including Measure, which can be found on First Run Features' Dance for Camera DVD, Vol. 1. Improvement Club is Dayna's first feature. More on the event at Sound Unseen's website: http://www.soundunseen.com/vltg_portfolio/july-11-improvement-club/

Improvement Club teaser: https://www.vimeo.com/34978714

DETAILS:

Improvement Club screening

Date/time: July 9, 7pm

Location: Trylon Microcinema, 3258 Minnehaha Ave

Tickets: $8 (http://www.take-up.org/buy/934/)

Contact: Dayna Hanson, dh@daynahanson.com

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8. WATER, ROSES, GRASS, DANCE- JULY 11-12

Christopher Watson Dance Company

presents the

13th Annual Dances at the Lakes Festival

The Christopher Watson Dance Company presents the 13th Annual Dances at the Lakes Festival—two free concerts at the Rose Garden at Lake Harriet at 7:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 11 and 12. The festival features a variety of dance forms performed by both professional and student dancers from communities in Minnesota and California.

DANCES AT THE LAKES 2014 CHOREOGRAPHERS AND COMPANIES

Anda Flamenco, Minneapolis, MN—Kristina de Sacramento, Artistic Director

Ballet Arts Youth Ensemble, Edina, MN—Ashley Burkland, Director

Ballare Teatro Performing Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN—Ann Williams, Director

Brownbody, Vadnais Heights, MN—Deneane Richburg, Choreographer

Christopher Watson Dance Company, Minneapolis, MN

Curio Dance, Mahtomedi, MN—Dario Mejia and Giselle Mejia

Elander Rosser, Minneapolis, MN

Kinetic Evolutions, Minneapolis, MN—Sarah LaRose-Holland, Artistic Director

Marco Carreon—Los Angeles, CA

Ray Terrill Dance Group, St. Paul, MN

Ressl Dance!, Long Beach, CA—Doris Ressl, Artistic Director

Young Dance, Minneapolis, MN—Gretchen Pick, Artistic Director

Youth Dance Ensemble, Burnsville, MN—Dixie Rairamo, Artistic Director

…and live music by local jazz musicians Reynold D. Philipsek and Matt Senjem from East Side Quartet and Mill City Hot Club

For more information, go to:
christopherwatsondance.org

Call: 612.670.0839 or email: cwdc1991@gmail.com

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Contact: Christopher Watson, cwdc1991@gmail.com

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ONGOING CLASSES

9. ERIN THOMPSON TEACHES SUMMER CLASSES AT ZENON AND AT TU DANCE

Erin Thompson will be teaching 2 hour advanced modern classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays during Zenon's first 6 week summer session, June 9-July 18. Classes will include experiential anatomy explorations on the floor, standing warm-ups enhanced by Alexander Technique based alignment, and locomotion phrases exploring weight, ease and momentum. With the wonderful and raucous Eric Mayson at the piano.

Erin will also continue to teach Friday morning advanced modern classes at TU Dance Center from 9:30-11:00. Check the TU Dance website weekly for any exceptions. With live music by Eric Mayson.

T-Th 9:30-11:30
$16 for 2 hours

Zenon Dance School, 528 Hennepin Avenue, 4th floor

Fri
9:30-11:00
$14

Tu Dance Center

2121 University Ave West, St. Paul

Contact: Erin Thompson, thomp065@umn.edu

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10. MERGING SOMATICS, MODERN DANCE and YOGA WITH SARAH HAUSS

Sarah Hauss is teaching a class that merges Somatics, Modern Dance technique and Yoga at the St Paul Yoga Center on Wednesdays 5:30-7.

Please check the website or call 612-669-3417 for more details.

One year of experience in any style of yoga and/or dance technique recommended but not required. We will connect floor work to standing, breathing, mindfulness, and stretching.

Would LOVE to see you there!!

Contact: Sarah Hauss, sarahhauss@icloud.com

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11. MUSIC-FIRST JAZZ CLASS: FRIDAYS, 9:30-11 AT ZENON

Forget making shapes to counts; in this class, we will make music become kinetic and visual. Explored through the lens of a musician, the embodiment of a fusion of jazz-related styles serves as the basis for investigating rhythmic complexity, dynamics and audio-driven improvisation. A kickin’ soundtrack accompanies movement explorations that ask dancers to invest their personality into becoming the sound. No jazz hands; just raw, expressive and connected music-driven dance!

When: Fridays from June 13 – August 29, 9:30 – 11am

Where: Zenon Dance School

Cost: $12 per drop-in class, or register for the whole session

More Info: www.zenondance.org/ www.erinnliebhard.com (Instructor)

Contact: Erinn Liebhard, ekliebs@gmail.com

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12. CLASS WITH DEBORAH JINZA THAYER

Dance class derived from Deborah Jinza Thayer’s movement therapy work addressing the integrity of the physical structure.
Beginning w/ gentle and slow somatic-based floor work to re-pattern the body.
This class is designed to counteract dancers' compensation patterns and coping mechanisms that lead to chronic pain, imbalances and/or inability to move freely. The intention is to find underlying support that precedes movement before challenging it to “perform”.
The class builds to include large complex phrases that will both physically satisfy the professional dancer in a process that re-balances the body and promotes ease, efficiency, and strength.

5 Fridays from 2:00 - 3:30

Jun 27th, (no class July 4th), July 11, July 18 & July 25

Minneapolis Yoga Workshop
/ Ivy Building

2637 27th Ave. S., Suite 207

Minneapolis, MN 55406

Cost = Sliding Scale

Contact: Sharon Picasso with questions: spicasso1@gmail.com

/
text - 612.600.4903

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WORKSHOPS, MASTER CLASSES and INTENSIVES

13. PARTNERING FROM AN IMPROVISATIONAL LENS WITH TAJA WILL- JUNE 29

at The Movement Lab

5155 Bloomington Ave

Sunday June 29th 1-3pm

$12 pre-register $15 drop in

to pre-register email tajawill@gmail.com

This workshop will focus on creating safe support structures for partnering and then take those skills into the world of improvisation. The focus for this months class will be in pathways that take us into inversions and backspace. We will find new ways into and out of touch and contact we'll use our creative desires in collaboration with a partnering structure.
Together we'll examine the weight bearing structures from a somatic approach to create ease and efficiency which can lead to further possibility for the creative impulse to take shape within a dance. This workshop aims to create a bridge between the worlds of choreographed partnering and the magic of contact improvisation.

This is an open level workshop, all are welcome.

Contact: Taja Will, tajawill@gmail.com

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14. SHAPIRO & SMITH SUMMER WORKSHOP- JULY 14-25

at the Barbara Barker Center for Dance

The S&S Dance 2 week Summer Workshop is going to be great!
You will learn and perform challenging works from the S&S repertory with a public showing on the final day!
The Workshop will be led by Laura Selle Virtucio, Scott Mettille, Kari Mosel, Drew Lester and Joanie Smith.
These dynamic 5 teachers will all be in the studio together working one on one with workshop participants.
You will dance a lot!
The Workshop is for advanced and intermediate dancers ages 16 and above.

Visit www.shapiroandsmithdance.org for details.

Enrollment is limited!

$385 for two weeks!

Contact: Joanie Smith, info@shapiroandsmithdance.org

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15. PAS DE DEUX DANCE STUDIO SUMMER INTENSIVES- JULY 14-23

There are still a few spaces available in our summer ballet classes!

* Preliminary Ballet (ages 4-6): Mondays and Wednesdays, 4 - 4:30 pm, July 14 through 23, $25

* Ballet I (Ages 7 +): Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00 - 7:00 pm, July 14 through 23, $40

* Ballet II Intensive (Ages 9+): Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6:00 pm, July 14 through 23, $75

*Ballet III and IV Intensive (Ages 10+): Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4:30 - 6:00 pm, July 14 - 24, $100

All class levels are based on the Cecchetti Method of Classical Ballet.

Fall regsitration is also now open.
See our website
http://www.pasdedeuxdance.com for the complete schedule.

Email the Studio to Register: studio@pasdedeuxdance.com

Contact: Miss Zachari (Pas de Deux Dance Studio), studio@pasdedeuxdance.com

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16. “ASK THE EXPERTS”: PREREQUISITES FOR PARTNERING- JULY 19

“Ask the Experts” is an open forum offered to dance educators and dancers of all ages and backgrounds. Minnesota Dance Medicine Foundation members will speak on a topic of prerequisites for partnering, and be available to answer questions regarding injury prevention and strength training as it applies to the dancer.

PREREQUISITES FOR PARTNERING

Linda Muir Finney, MFA and Jonathan Reynolds, PhD, PT

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

10am-12pm

Studio 7A

Please register on the website at http://www.mndancemed.org/education-events/ask-the-experts/

Contact: Megin John, megin@mndancemed.org

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17. SIX LIMBS: A BODY-MIND CENTERING WORKSHOP FOCUSED ON THE EMBRYOLOGY & ANATOMY OF THE LIMBS- JULY 19-20

with Otto Ramstad & Olive Bieringa

July 19 + 20
- 10:00am- 4:00pm – Studio 206, Ivy Building, Seward

This workshop will focus on the anatomy and embryology of the arms, legs, head and tail; the bones, muscles, nerves and connective tissue. Studying embodied anatomy through hands on practice we will dive into the systems of the body and create a deep foundation from which to expand our physical potential, and heighten our sensory awareness.

This is a workshop for anyone who wants to feel great and learn more about their body and its contents irregardless of your movement or bodywork background. Suitable for bodyworkers, yoga practitioners, dancers, therapists, athletes, and performers of all disciplines and you!

Both Olive and Otto are certified teachers of Body-Mind Centering® who have been teaching Body-Mind Centering®, dance, and improvisation internationally for almost twenty years in contexts such as Impulstanz, Vienna, Movement Research, NYC, Ponderosa, Germany, TanzLaboratorium, Kiev and for dance companies, such as Footnote Dance, New Zealand, Axis Dance Company, California, Lyon Opera Ballet, Lyon, and Young Dance, Minneapolis. As co-directors of the BodyCartography Project they were named Dance Company of the Year 2013 and Artists of the Year 2008 by the Twin Cities City Pages.

$150-200 sliding scale

www.bodycartography.org

Contact: Olive Bieringa, olive@bodycartography.org
or call 917 463 9300 to register

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18. BALLET ROYALE MINNESOTA AUGUST INTENSIVE FEATURING BONNIE MATHIS- AUGUST 9-22

Returning to Ballet Royale again this August, Special Guest BONNIE MATHIS (former Principal, ABT & Director of Ballet Arts Minnesota).

There are some remaining openings for Ballet Royale Minnesota's AUGUST BALLET & JAZZ REPERTORY WORKSHOP: August 9 – 22nd (AUDITION REQUIRED)

For intermediate to advanced students ages 12 and older (minimum one-year pointe). This two-week intensive program runs six days/week and features daily Classical Ballet and Pointe, followed by Jazz Dance Technique, Classical Variations & Nutcracker choreography. Students have the opportunity to perform jazz and classical numbers in an end of workshop showcase performance.

To arrange for a placement audition or for more information, please contact Ballet Royale Minnesota at 952-898-3163 or e-mail at http://www.BalletRoyaleMN.org

Ballet Royale is conveniently located 20 minutes from either downtown Minneapolis or St. Paul, just off I-35 on the border of Burnsville and Lakeville.

FREE PARKING

Contact: Rick Vogt, info@BalletRoyaleMN.org

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19. BALLET ROYALE MINNESOTA PRESENTS MASTER CLASS WITH BONNIE MATHIS: AUGUST 10

Mark your calendars! Following last year's wonderful experience, Ballet Royale Minnesota is thrilled to once again present a master class for advanced and professional Dancers this August with renowned master teacher Bonnie Mathis.

Ms. Mathis is a former principal dancer with ABT and Netherlands Dance Theater, and is well known locally as the former Co-Artistic Director of, and instructor at, Ballet Arts Minnesota in Minneapolis. This summer she will be teaching at Kaatsbaan International Dance Center's "Extreme Ballet" Intensive program in New York, and at Ballet Royale Minnesota's two week intensive in August.

The special Master Class with Bonnie Mathis on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at Ballet Royale Minnesota, from Noon to 2:00pm, followed by an informal meet & greet with Ms. Mathis.

Class price is $35.

Professional dance instructors observation price is $10 (call or e-mail to attend).

For more information contact Ballet Royale at http://www.BalletRoyaleMN.org or at 952-898-3163.
Ballet Royale is conveniently located just off I-35 on the border of Burnsville and Lakeville, just 20 minutes from either downtown Minneapolis or St. Paul.

FREE PARKING

Contact: Rick Vogt, info@BalletRoyaleMN.org

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AUDITIONS, JOBS and OPEN CALLS

20. STEP ‘N STRETCH IS HIRING!

Dancers wanted! Assist new and experienced dancers with their dance needs.

-Fit ballet, tap, jazz shoes

-Assist in finding the proper fit for pointe shoes

-Find proper attire to fit class or performance

-Share your dance knowledge and experience

Step 'N Stretch, Minnesota's largest dance retailer is hiring experience dancers! Bring your enthusiasm and passion for dance to life while working!

-Flexible scheduling

-Part-time/Full-time openings

-Competitive pay

-Day and evening hours available

Minnetonka, Woodbury and Burnsville are hiring for day and evening help.

http://www.stepnstretch.com/employment.html to download an application!

Email submissions to: jobs@stepnstretch.com

Contact: Alyson Henrichs, jobs@stepnstretch.com

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21. POINTE DANCER NEEDED

Pas de Deux Dance Studio is looking for a beginning to intermediate level pointe dancer for their upcoming performance of "The Enchanted Forest: An Irish Fairy Ballet".
Rehearsals are evenings in August (4 - 6, 11 - 14, 18 - 21) and Saturdays September through November, with tech rehearsal the evening of December 5 and the performance on Saturday, December 6.

Contact: Miss Zachari (Pas de Deux Dance Studio), studio@pasdedeuxdance.com

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22. OFF-LEASH AREA’S ANNUAL NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE TOUR HAS AN OPENING FOR A HOST!

One of our hosts has had to gracefully back out of this year's tour, so we are looking for one more host to round out our touring schedule for the fall.
Interested in bringing a delightful, family-friendly dance theater show to your community?
Just want more info? Give us a call ASAP at 612-724-7372 or email
offleash@offleasharea.org!

Our premiere of the show sold out two of the three nights, so it looks like "Stripe & Spot (Learn to) Get Along" is going to be a hit!
Don't miss your chance to be part of the fun!

"Fun and refreshing, [this show] is a nice reminder that,

like summer, theater is something we all can enjoy,

no matter where we live or how old we are."

Sophie Kerman, Aisle Say Twin Cities

"...wildly imaginative, sophisticated and very funny.

It’s billed as a family show, but we promise grown-ups won’t be bored."

Pamela Espeland, MinnPost

Contact:
Jennifer Ilse,
offleash@offleasharea.org

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23. EXPRESSIVE MOVEMENTS IS HOLDING A CALL FOR COMPANY DANCER

Wednesday June 25th from 3:30PM-5:00PM

Room 4A. 528 Hennepin Ave.

We are a Integrative dance Co. Dancers need to be able to work with dancer that have

disabilities.

Need 4 other dancer to make our dancer company of 8 slots full.
Questions please contact Mike Cohn at mikecohn2226@comcast.net or come on Wednesday.
We are looking forword to doing many
events during the next year. Come be a part of our dance company.

Contact: Michael Cohn, mikecohn2226@comcast.net

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24. SEEKING 2-3 POINTE STUDENTS

...to perform one dance to a classical song in between my wedding ceremony and reception. The wedding is the evening of August 15th, 2014 in Stillwater, MN. Please email if interested or if you would like
more details. Thank you!

Contact: Ellie Shaw, elliejean_03@yahoo.com

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25. 100 CHOREOGRAPHERS: DANCING OUTSIDE

July 12, 2014, 1:00PM to 1:30PM

Join 99 of your fellow choreographers as they perform their own work of choice in a 4’x4’ square within a 40’x40’ grid simultaneously. 100 Dancing Outside is conceived and designed by Laurie Van Wieren and supported by the fabulous people in the Walker Art Center's Education Department.

The Coordinator for Walker Open Field is local dance/theater maker Laura McGinley Holway.

What happens when 100 dance makers perform all at once? This is an opportunity to come together, dance outside in the summer and demonstrate the quality and quantity of choreographers in the Twin Cities. First come, first served. The first hundred that sign up, are in. (We have 90 choreographers at the moment) Sign up with: Laura Holway, the Open Field Coordinator at Walker Art Center. Tell her if you would like a 10, 20 or 30 min slot. 612.375.7593, laura.holway@walkerart.org. E-mail me with any questions, laurievanwieren@gmail.com

Criteria: You must call yourself a dance maker who works within the Twin Cities dance community. You must perform your work within a 4' x 4' square within the 1/2 hour performance (1:00PM to 1:30 PM, July 12, 2014) You can perform anything that you would like to as long as you are not disturbing another artist's work, especially while getting in and out of the space. We will assign you to a square when we get everyone on board, as well as plan the entrance and exit.

Thank you.

Contact: Laurie Van Wieren, laurievanwieren@gmail.com

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GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, and SCHOLARSHIPS

26. MINNESOTA STATE ARTS BOARD FY 2015 ARTIST INITIATIVE GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR PERFORMING ARTISTS JULY 11, 2014

Dancers and other performing artists may now begin submitting FY 2015 Artist Initiative grant applications. The deadline to submit applications for this grant program is July 11, 2014. Please note that applications must be submitted before 4:30 p.m. on the day of the deadline.

The Artist Initiative grant program offers funding to support and assist professional Minnesota artists at various stages in their careers by encouraging artistic development, nurturing artistic creativity, and recognizing the contributions of individual artists to the creative environment of the state of Minnesota. Grants will be awarded for career building and the creative development of artists, in some cases leading to the creation of new work. Specific grant requirements are given in the FY 2015 Artist Initiative Program Overview and Application Instructions, available on the Arts Board Web site: www.arts.state.mn.us.

Artist Initiative grants range from $2,000-$10,000.

Individuals who would like to apply for an Arts Board grant need to use WebGrants, an online grants management system. Visit the Arts Board’s home page News section, which provides links to online tutorials on WebGrants registration and use.

Individuals who aren’t already on the Arts Board’s e-mail distribution list should sign up today to ensure that they receive messages with the latest information about WebGrants and grant program announcements.

Contact: Virginia Padden, virginia.padden@arts.state.mn.us

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27. MONDAY NIGHT GRANT CIRCLE

Part social gathering, part information share, part work session, grant circle is time and space to ask questions, get feedback, and work work work on those grants.

With the MSAB Artist Initiative grant due date right around the corner (July 11!) we'll continue to ask questions, problem solve together, and support our grant writing!

Bring your started application or just a germ of an idea!

For this session we are starting earlier (3pm) so that we can take part in the informational webinar together, register here:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1jXfMt_BFlMcPEqprqZ-L9hmoqVxaZvcP61LdRAfXeWc/viewform

Also! If you haven't already you should register to sit on a MSAB review panel, here is the link: http://www.arts.state.mn.us/pubs/pubs/panel-volunteer-form-20130607.pdf!

Day: Monday, June 30th

Time: 3pm

Place: The Cowles Center, Target Education Studio, 2nd floor.

Co-hosted by Michèle Steinwald and Sam Johnson

Contact: Sam Johnson, s_johnso@yahoo.com

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SERVICES and SPECIAL OFFERS FOR DANCERS

28. ERIN THOMPSON OFFERS PRIVATE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE LESSONS and DANCE COACHING

Erin Thompson, ATI certified Alexander Technique teacher, offers one-on-one Alexander Technique lessons in her home on a sliding fee scale from $45-$60 per hour. The Alexander Technique is a method used to promote ease and efficiency of movement for performers and in daily activities.

Erin Thompson also offers private coaching in modern dance technique at any level in the Hennepin Center for the Arts at the Cowles Center. Sessions last for 45 minutes to 1 hour and are on a sliding fee scale depending on studio rental and ability to pay. Erin is a Bessie Award winning performer and Sage Award winning dance educator who teaches dance at the University of Minnesota and for Zenon Dance and the TU Dance Company.

Contact: Erin Thompson, thomp065@umn.edu or 612-221-3186

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OTHER DANCE NEWS

29. REHEARSAL/CLASS SPACE AVAILABLE IN SOUTH MINNEAPOLIS

GREAT location at 3010 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis. Jawaahir Dance Company studio at the corner of Minnehaha and Lake behind Patrick’s Cabaret. Over 2000 square feet with windows, 2 mirrored walls, and a sprung hardwood floor. Off-street parking and bike rack. Only 2 blocks from the Lake Street / Midtown light rail station, and on the 7, 21, 27, and 53 bus routes. Fully handicapped accessible.

Visit our website at http://jawaahir.org/SpaceRental.htm for photo and more information.

Contact: Eileen at genmanager@jawaahir.org or call 612-872-6050 for pricing and availability.

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30. REHEARSAL/CLASS SPACE AVAILABLE IN BLOOMINGTON

Bloomington location at 9050 Lyndale Ave in the lower level of the Great Bear Shopping Center. Bright space of 900 square feet with one full mirrored wall and one partial. Double ballet barres. Small sitting area.

Saturday daytimes and Thursday evenings available, as well as various other times.

Visit our website at http://jawaahir.org/SpaceRental.htm for photo and more information.

Contact: Eileen at genmanager@jawaahir.org or call 612-872-6050 for pricing and availability.

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Dance Community News - June 18, 2014

In This Issue.

DanceMN UPDATE

1. DANCEMN WELCOMES ALL ATTENDEES OF THE 6th ANNUAL Dance/USA CONFERENCE JUNE 18-21!

PERFORMANCES and EVENTS

2. CONTACT IMPROVISATION JAM- JUNE 18

3. THURSDAY SWING NIGHT WITH TC SWING- JUNE 19

4. MEGAN MAYER’S SOFT FENCES AT THE DANCE/USA CONFERENCE- JUNE 19

5. ORDWAY’S SUMMER DANCE IN RICE PARK- STARTING JUNE 19

6. DON’T YOU FEEL IT TOO? SPECIAL DANCE/USA SESSION- JUNE 19

7. NEGOTIATING PRESENCE: CONTEMPORARY INDIGENOUS CHOREOGRAPHY- JUNE 20

8. SHORE: PERFORMANCE (outdoor and indoor installation) RAIN OR SHINE- JUNE 20-21

9. EIGHTEENTH ANNUAL: SOLSTICE RIVER- JUNE 21

10. SHORE: COMMUNITY ACTION (volunteerism)- JUNE 21

11. SHORE: FEAST (potluck celebration)- JUNE 22

12. KOM HIT! BY SALLY ROUSSE AND NOAH BREMER- JUNE 24-JULY 10

13. 9x22 DANCE/LAB- JUNE 25

14. DON’T YOU FEEL IT TOO?- JUNE 27

15. DANCE OUTDOORS - JULY 11- 12

16. SAINT PAUL BALLET PRESENTS: PERSONS UNKNOWN- AUGUST 5-10

ONGOING CLASSES

17. ERIN THOMPSON TEACHES SUMMER CLASSES AT ZENON AND AT TU DANCE

18. MUSIC-FIRST JAZZ CLASS: FRIDAYS, 9:30-11 AT ZENON

19. ZENON DANCE SCHOOL'S SUMMER CLASSES! JUNE 9 - AUGUST 31

20. ONGOING CLASSES AT ST. PAUL CITY BALLET

21. SUMMER SESSION AT ZORONGO FLAMENCO

22. CONTEMPO PHYSICAL DANCE SUMMER OPEN CLASSES

23. ONGOING CLASSES AT TU DANCE CENTER

WORKSHOPS, MASTER CLASSES and INTENSIVES

24. BROADWAY MAGIC WORKSHOP AGES 8-16- JUNE 14

25. SUMMER INTENSIVE WITH STUART PIMSLER DANCE & THEATER- JUNE 23-27

26. SUMMER INTENSIVE WITH ANANYA DANCE THEATRE- JUNE 23-JULY 11

27. 2014 TU DANCE SUMMER PROGRAMS- JULY 7-AUGUST 16

28. ZENON SUMMER DANCE SAMPLER- JULY 14-18

29. SHAPIRO & SMITH SUMMER WORKSHOP- JULY 14-25

30. ZENON SUMMER DANCE CAMPS FOR YOUTH- JULY 21-AUGUST 14

31. ECLECTIC EDGE ENSEMBLE JAZZ WEEK INTENSIVE WITH KARIS SLOSS, KARLA GROTTING AND FRIENDS- AUGUST 4-6

32. THE LANGUAGE OF MOVEMENT- INTRODUCTION TO LABAN MOVEMENT ANALYSIS- AUGUST 16-17 and 23-24

33. SUMMER INTENSIVES WITH SAINT PAUL BALLET

AUDITIONS, JOBS and OPEN CALLS

34. AUDITION FOR COLLIDE THEATRICAL

35. 100 CHOREOGRAPHERS: DANCING OUTSIDE

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, and SCHOLARSHIPS

36. MINNESOTA STATE ARTS BOARD FY 2015 ARTIST INITIATIVE GRANT APPLICATION

37. MONDAY NIGHT GRANT CIRCLE

SERVICES and SPECIAL OFFERS FOR DANCERS

38. FREE DANCE PORTRAITS- OPEN TO ALL DANCERS

39. ERIN THOMPSON OFFERS PRIVATE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE LESSONS and DANCE COACHING

40. GROUP OR PRIVATE VOICE LESSONS FOR DANCERS

DANCE WRITING, REVIEWS and PODCASTS

41. CRITICISM EXCHANGE BEGINS POSTING DANCE WRITING

42. GERMAN EXPRESSIONIST MODERN DANCE

OTHER DANCE NEWS

43. REHEARSAL/CLASS SPACE AVAILABLE IN SOUTH MINNEAPOLIS

44. REHEARSAL/CLASS SPACE AVAILABLE IN BLOOMINGTON

45. TU DANCE CENTER STUDIO AVAILABLE FOR RENT


DanceMN UPDATE

1. DANCEMN WELCOMES ALL ATTENDEES OF THE 6th ANNUAL Dance/USA CONFERENCE JUNE 18-21!

Emerging arts leaders, dance artists, executive directors, managers, presenters and agents, nearly 500 individuals associated with the professional dance field for networking, will convene for creative conversation, enriching training sessions, discussion on important issues facing the field, and performances.

The 2014 Annual Conference showcases a few of the Twin Cities local arts venues.
Conference events will be held at
The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts and Northrop Auditorium at the University of Minnesota.
You may still register on site in the Cowles Center lobby Wednesday through Saturday.

For more information:
http://conference.danceusa.org/

See you all there!

DanceMN

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PERFORMANCES and EVENTS

2. CONTACT IMPROVISATION JAM- JUNE 18

Time: 7:30 - 9:30

Place: Patrick's Cabaret

3010 Minnehaha Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55406

Suggested Donation of $5 - $8.

People of backgrounds and skill levels are welcome.

Contact: Neal Jahren at neal@mailbag.com or 612.756.3970 for more information.

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3. THURSDAY SWING NIGHT WITH TC SWING- JUNE 19

6:30 – 8:00 pm
East Coast Swing Sequences – drop-in class

8:00 – 9:30 pm
Lindy Hop Sequences – drop-in class

$9 general admission, covers both classes.
Students may take either or both classes.
No partner required – we change partners throughout the classes so students will have plenty of practice partners.

10:00 pm – 2:00 am
Late Night Swing DJ Dance

$6 general admission.
DJ Terry Gardner keeps the dance floor hopping with his amazing collection of over 20,000 swing tunes from yesterday and today.

www.tcswing.com

Social Dance Studio

3742 – 23rd Ave S

Minneapolis

612-353-4445

www.socialdancestudio.com

Contact: Cindy Gardner, cindy@tcswing.com

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4. MEGAN MAYER’S SOFT FENCES AT THE DANCE/USA CONFERENCE- JUNE 19

Megan Mayer will be showing an excerpt from her upcoming piece Soft Fences as part of the Dance USA Conference being held in Minneapolis June 18-21, 2014. Performers will include Charles Campbell, Angharad Davies, Megan Mayer, Stephanie Stoumbelis and Greg Waletski and will feature sound design by Elliott Durko Lynch.

The Showcase will be held at the TEK BOX Theater on June 19 at 9:30pm and is open to Conference attendees only...but please mark your calendars for the world premiere of Soft Fences, in its entirety, this December 4-7, 2014at the Red Eye Theater in Minneapolis!

Soft Fences investigates astronauts, orbit and our emotional states as we navigate major life changes. The work is supported by a Fiscal Year 2014 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant as well as generous individual donations through givemn.org, and was developed through an amazing residency in 2012 at the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC) in Tallahassee, FL.

Contact: Megan at pitchred@gmail.com for more information

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5. ORDWAY’S SUMMER DANCE IN RICE PARK- STARTING JUNE 19

Now in its fifth year, the Ordway Summer Dance series offers free, family-friendly dance events and live music in Rice Park in downtown Saint Paul on select Thursday evenings throughout the summer. Each week will a highlight a different dance style and music genre, offering free lessons from professional instructors from around the community, followed by live music and open dance in the park.

All events are free and open to the public. Visit http://www.ordway.org/summerdance for more information.

Where: Rice Park (downtown Saint Paul, across from the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts)

When: Thursdays, June 19-July 24 (no event on July 3)

5:30 p.m. – Event begins

6:00 p.m. – Free dance lessons

7:15 p.m. – Live music and open dance

2014 Ordway Summer Dance Lineup

June 19 – R&B/Soul - Steppin’

Band: Ray Covington and The Maxx Band

Step Dance Instruction: TC Steppers/Kevin Johnson

June 26 – Swing

Band: Capri Big Band

Swing Dance Instruction: Arthur Murray Saint Paul

July 3 – No event

July 10 – Disco

Band: Boogie Wonderland

Disco Dance Instruction: Arthur Murray Saint Paul

July 17 – Salsa

Band: Salsa del Soul

Salsa Dance Instruction: Manuel & Carmen Rubio

July 24 – Ballroom

Band: Jerry O’Hagan and his Orchestra

Ballroom Dance Instruction: Cinema Ballroom

Contact: Jessica Petrie, jpetrie@ordway.org

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6. DON’T YOU FEEL IT TOO? SPECIAL DANCE/USA SESSION- JUNE 19

Join us for an introduction to Don't You Feel It Too? specifically for Dance/USA attendees on Thursday, June 19 from 5-6pm.

Don’t You Feel It Too? is a practice of dancing truthfully, playful provocation, social healing, and personal liberation. It’s also ridiculously fun! For 7 seasons Grace Minnesota has been cultivating dancing in public for inner-life exploration.

Meet at Peavey Plaza (6 blocks from the Cowles Center on Nicollet & 11th).

Bring headphones and an mp3 player with your favorite songs. Wear comfortable shoes for dancing on concrete, and leave everything else behind. The first half-hour you receive instruction and get comfortable. Then we dance and transcend our fear.

More info online at http://www.graceminnesota.org/dyfit01.html

Questions? Contact: Marcus Young, dyfit@graceminnesota.org

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7. NEGOTIATING PRESENCE: CONTEMPORARY INDIGENOUS CHOREOGRAPHY- JUNE 20

Fri. June 20th, at 12:00pm

All My Relations Arts Gallery

1414 East Franklin Ave, Minneapolis

Discussion with Jacqueline Shea Murphy

This presentation/discussion addresses ways that Indigenous choreographers use contemporary dance as a tool for strengthening and asserting Indigenous knowledge. Jacqueline Shea Murphy will offer some thoughts about several specific contemporary dances/dance making practices, suggesting what they say about time, about space, about attention, about disrupted and disputed ways of knowing, about caregiving and taking, about being in relationship to the world. She will open up questions about ways this dancing produces and asserts Indigenous strength, refuting the presumptive force and finality of ongoing settler colonization (and also, at times, yielding crucial insights into how to live in a sustainable way with a planet in crisis). The discussion will tease out points of tension in different approaches to “Indigenous choreography,” unraveling some of the complexities,

difficulties and possibilities that attend both this topic and the ongoing negotiating (not-tied-back-into-a-bow-for-easy-receiving) of tensions it raises.

Cosponsored by All My Relations, Rosy Simas Danse, Emily Johnson/Catalyst, and the Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Minnesota.

http://ias.umn.edu/2014/06/20/shea-murphy/

https://events.umn.edu/Negotiating-Presence-Contemporary-Indigenous-Choreography-a-discussion-with.htm

Contact: Emily Johnson, emily@catalystdance.com

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8. SHORE: PERFORMANCE (outdoor and indoor installation) RAIN OR SHINE- JUNE 20-21

Friday June 20 and Saturday 21, 2014

SHORE Performance begins at 8:00 pm on Northrop Mall and continues with a short walk into the Carlson Family Stage in Northrop. Full performance is approximately 2 hours.

SHORE : PERFORMANCES feature Aretha Aoki, Krista Langberg, Emily Johnson, Nona Marie Invie (Dark Dark Dark) and The Anonymous Choir, as well as a large cast of twenty local dancers, and a special collaboration with Young Dance. Directed by Ain Gordon. Music and Sound Direction by James Everest.

Come join us!

Please pick up your tickets at Northrop Tickets and Events Office (on the ground floor of both east and west entrances) and come out to Northrop Mall by 8:00 pm. Allow ample time to park, pick up your ticket at Northrop, and get to Northrop Mall!

SHORE Trailer: https://vimeo.com/98167320

http://www.northrop.umn.edu/events/shore-performance

Contact: Emily Johnson, emily@catalystdance.com

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9. EIGHTEENTH ANNUAL: SOLSTICE RIVER- JUNE 21

Global Site Performance & Hamline University’s Center for Global Environmental Education present Marylee Hardenbergh’s Solstice River XVIII: the eighteenth annual site-specific performance at the Stone Arch Bridge in downtown Minneapolis --
Honoring the Mississippi River on the Longest Day of the Year

Created by Marylee Hardenbergh

Music by J. David Moore simulcast over KBEM FM 88.5

Saturday June 21, 2014 --
8:00 PM

Free and open to the public
-- Rain or shine

In partnership with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, Guthrie Theater,, A Minneapolis Milfoil Project, Mill City Museum, the Twin Cities T’ai-Chi Ch’uan Studio and Jeff Grundtner.

Contact: Marylee Hardenberg, director.gsp@gmail.com

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10. SHORE: COMMUNITY ACTION (volunteerism)- JUNE 21

Saturday June 21, 10am to 12pm

In partnership with the Native American Community Development Institute, Minneapolis Parks, Dream of Wild Health, and Emily Johnson/Catalyst

A month of weekly community work sessions at parks around Minneapolis culminates in a celebration and caretaking of the defining river, the Mississippi. Actions: soil amendment, mulching, planting in the rain garden, trash pick up, and care of the land and river. This day of Community Action includes the participants work together, and stories and information from and about the Mississippi River and the riparian zone between the water and the park.

Guided talking tours led by Anishinaabe elder and activist Sharon Day; historian/storyteller and National Parks Service ranger David Wiggins, and Dream of Wild Health.

East River Flats Park, 360 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55414

Free, registration required

SHORE Trailer: https://vimeo.com/98167320

SHORE is Emily Johnson/Catalyst's new dance work. It is the third in a trilogy of works that began with The Thank-you Bar, and continued with Niicugni. SHORE is a multi-day performance installation of dance, story, volunteerism, and feasting. It is a celebration of the places where we meet and merge—land and water, performer and audience, art and community, past, present, and future. Join us for one part of SHORE, or better yet, all four!

Contact: Emily Johnson, emily@catalystdance.com

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11. SHORE: FEAST (potluck celebration)- JUNE 22

Sunday, June 22, 3pm to 7pm

In partnership with Foxtail Farm, Red Stag Supper Club, and Emily Johnson/Catalyst

Free, Registration Required: http://www.northrop.umn.edu/events/shore-feast

Foxtail Farm is an organic, working family farm. Please bring a dish to share that has a special meaning or story behind it and please bring the recipe written on paper. Maybe it's a family recipe that has been passed for generations, maybe it's something that commemorates an occasion, or special ingredients, or just something new you want to try or share. We want to hear those stories, we want to taste those dishes, we want to share those recipes. Our collected recipes and stories will be compiled in our SHORE zine, vol. 4 and mailed to all participants.

Feast includes a pig roast by farmer Paul, salads by Chef Matt, a guided tour of the farm, live music by Ben Weaver, curated activities; it will be fun for all ages!

Foxtail Farm is about an hour outside of the Twin Cities, near Osceola, Wisconsin. You can get there by car, bike, or shuttle bus! Transporation information will be emailed to you upon registration.

SHORE Trailer: https://vimeo.com/98167320

SHORE is a multi-day performance installation of dance, story, volunteerism, and feasting. It is a celebration of the places where we meet and merge—land and water, performer and audience, art and community, past, present, and future. Join us for one part of SHORE, or better yet, all four!

Contact: Emily Johnson, emily@catalystdance.com

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12. KOM HIT! BY SALLY ROUSSE AND NOAH BREMER- JUNE 24-JULY 10

An original dance-theater piece presented by American Swedish Institute.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 24th & 26th, July 1st & 3rd, July 8th & 10th.

There are two performances per evening: 6-7pm & 7:30-8:30pm.

Rogue ballet dancer Sally Rousse and theater innovator Noah Bremer partner with ASI to explore the nooks and crannies of the Turnblad Mansion in KOM HIT! (Come Here!) — a world premiere dance-theater piece inspired by Sweden’s literary father, August Strindberg, and his obsession with gender imbalance, class inequality and a morose disquietude of the heart.

The audience is completely immersed in this modern reimagining of Strindberg’s world as they follow characters from room to room throughout the Turnblad Mansion. Curiosity drives their experiences as the non-linear narrative unfolds into a unique theatrical adventure.

KOM HIT! is performed in conjunction with ASI’s new summer exhibit: The Image of Strindberg (Jun 14-Oct. 26), presented from Fotografiska, Sweden’s leading photography museum. The Image of Strindberg showcases the multiple sides and depictions of August Strindberg, the Swedish author and playwright.

http://www.asimn.org/exhibitions-collections/exhibitions/image-strindberg

$20/performance. Reservations strongly encouraged. Tickets available at ASI's website: https://38380.blackbaudhosting.com/38380/Kom-Hit-Performance

Or, call 612-871-4907 to register.

Contact: Maggie FitzGibbon, fitzgibbon.maggie@gmail.com

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13. 9x22 DANCE/LAB- JUNE 25

8:00 PM (7:00 doors), $6-16 (sliding scale)

1. Justin Jones

2. Rachel Freeburg with Abby Ann Swenson

3. Dolo McComb

Bryant Lake Bowl Cabaret Theater

810 W Lake St

Minneapolis, MN 55408-2846

www.bryantlakebowl.com

BLB Ticketline: 612-825-8949 for reservations

Full-service restaurant and bar in theater

In its tenth year, 9x22 Dance/Lab features unfettered dance exploration. A discussion moderated by choreographer/curator Laurie Van Wieren follows each piece, giving audience and choreographer alike the opportunity to react and explore the work together. 9x22 Dance/Lab was founded in August 2003. Each month, three choreographers show work of varying
styles and experience. 9x22 has become known as a place where seasoned and new choreographers can present their work and discuss it with an informed and engaged audience.

Contact: Laurie Van Wieren Projects, laurievanwieren@gmail.com

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14. DON’T YOU FEEL IT TOO?- JUNE 27

Grace Minnesota has begun its 7th season of dancing in public for inner-life exploration. Don’t You Feel It Too? is a practice of dancing truthfully, playful provocation, social healing, and personal liberation. It’s also ridiculously fun!

Join us any of these remaining Fridays, 5:30-7pm, on Nicollet Mall: June 27; July 11, 25; Aug 8, 22; Sept 5, 19. All sessions are free and open to the public.

Here’s how: Meet at Peavey Plaza at 5:30pm. Bring headphones and an mp3 player with your favorite songs. Wear comfortable shoes for dancing on concrete, and leave everything else behind. The first half-hour you receive instruction and get comfortable. Then we dance and transcend our fear.

Feel free to contact DYFIT@graceminnesota.org with questions. Let us know

you’re coming, or just drop in. Learn more about the practice at

http://www.graceminnesota.org/dyfit01.html

Contact: Marcus Young, DYFIT@graceminnesota.org

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15. DANCE OUTDOORS - JULY 11-12

Christopher Watson Dance Company

presents the

13th Annual Dances at the Lakes Festival

The Christopher Watson Dance Company presents the 13th Annual Dances at the Lakes Festival—two free concerts at the Rose Garden at Lake Harriet at 7:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 11 and 12. The festival features a variety of dance forms performed by both professional and student dancers from communities in Minnesota and California.

DANCES AT THE LAKES 2014 CHOREOGRAPHERS AND COMPANIES

Anda Flamenco, Minneapolis, MN—Kristina de Sacramento, Artistic Director

Ballet Arts Youth Ensemble, Edina, MN—Ashley Burkland, Director

Ballare Teatro Performing Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN—Ann Williams, Director

Brownbody, Vadnais Heights, MN—Deneane Richburg, Choreographer

Christopher Watson Dance Company, Minneapolis, MN

Curio Dance, Mahtomedi, MN—Dario Mejia and Giselle Mejia

Elander Rosser, Minneapolis, MN

Kinetic Evolutions, Minneapolis, MN—Sarah LaRose-Holland, Artistic Director

Marco Carreon—Los Angeles, CA

Ray Terrill Dance Group, St. Paul, MN

Ressl Dance!, Long Beach, CA—Doris Ressl, Artistic Director

Young Dance, Minneapolis, MN—Gretchen Pick, Artistic Director

Youth Dance Ensemble, Burnsville, MN—Dixie Rairamo, Artistic Director

…and live music by local jazz musicians Reynold D. Philipsek and Matt