Workshops

Summer 2017 in New York City

Join us for the Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation’s summer workshops in the great city of New York!
Each session is 6 days of dancing and includes Isadora Duncan technique and repertory classes, teacher training*, tunic making, video screening, The Metropolitan Museum of Art visit, and networking.

Dates:

Session 1: June 26 – July 1
Session 2: July 24-29

Location:

IDDF Studio in Chelsea, plus other clean and well-lit studios conveniently located in Manhattan.

Description:

Classes will be taught by Lori Belilove, the world’s leading teacher and performer of the dances of Isadora Duncan, senior members of Lori Belilove & The Isadora Duncan Dance Company, and guest teachers. Students will work to increase their technical and expressive capabilities in a positive and supportive environment. The workshop will provide an in depth immersion into Isadora Duncan technique and repertory.

*For the teacher training component (separate application required for students interested in IDDF Certification) of the workshop we will focus on teaching the Duncan technique to students ages 4-18 and develop lesson plans around nature themes, Greek mythology, and contemporary life that will resonate with today’s young dance students. Attention will be paid to selection of music and breakdown of rhythmic structures in dance.

All students will receive a Letter of Completion at the end of each session from Lori Belilove, Artistic Director, Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation.

Schedule:

Session 1:

Session 2:

Schedule is subject to change.

Tuition:

$800 per session; $1,500 for both sessions. It does not include travel, housing, or meals.

Space permitting, students unable to attend the entire workshop and/or interested in technique classes only are welcome to technique classes, Monday through Friday, 10:30am-12:30pm. It is $30 single class; $135 5-class series.

To Register:

Download the registration form here.

*To Apply:

To be considered for the teacher training component (for students interested in IDDF Certification), please email tina@isadoraduncan.org your resume and a letter of intent, stating your desired session date(s), your dance and/or teaching background, and interest in IDDF’s summer workshop or teacher training.

Students already enrolled in IDDF’s Certification Program need not re-apply. Please contact IDDF to confirm participation. Both sessions can be applied towards certification.

Questions?

Please email tina@isadoraduncan.org or call 212-691-5040.

Photo of Rachel Carder by Michael Mansfield


Summer 2017 at Mills College

Join us for the Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation’s summer workshop in Isadora Duncan’s birth state, California! The workshop includes Isadora Duncan technique and repertory classes. Evening activities can include video screening, book discussion, tea with photographer Margaretta K. Mitchell, or a tour of the Berkeley Hills (Greek Theatre-U.C. Berkeley, The Temple of Wings, Berkeley City Club, and other landmarks of historical interest).

Dates: August 13-16

Location: Mills College in Oakland, California

Description:

Classes will be taught by Beth Disharoon, senior member of Lori Belilove & The Isadora Duncan Dance Company and guest artist Adrienne Ramm, former soloist of The Isadora Duncan Centenary Dance Company. Students will work to increase their technical and expressive capabilities in a positive and supportive environment. The workshop will provide an immersion into Isadora Duncan technique and repertory.

Students who participate in the entire workshop will receive a Letter of Completion from Lori Belilove, Artistic Director, Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation.

Schedule:

The workshop begins immediately after the Isadora Duncan International Symposium at ODC in San Francisco.

Schedule is subject to change.

Tuition: $300 for the entire workshop. 15% off for first-time IDDF Workshop registrants. It does not include travel, housing, or meals.

Space permitting, it is $30 per technique class; $100 per day.

To Register:

Download the registration form here.

Scholarship:

A limited number of scholarships are available for students of Mills College. To apply, please email tina@isadoraduncan.org your resume and a letter of intent, stating your dance and/or teaching background and interest in the workshop. Scholarship application deadline is August 1.

Questions?

Please email tina@isadoraduncan.org or call 212-691-5040.