Duncan Workshops March 9th & 18th

Isadora Duncan Repertory Workshop with Lori Belilove

Friday, March 9th, 2018, 10am – Noon

The Taylor Studios – 551 Grand St, NYC 10002 

Dancers will immerse themselves in Isadora Duncan’s style, and learn exerpts from Duncan Repertory to be performed in Dances of Isadora as part of the 2018 Paul Taylor American Modern Dance season at Lincoln Center

$25 for the workshop alone

$38.50 includes a ticket to see Sara Mearns in a performance of Dances of Isadora during the 2018 PTAMD Lincoln Center Season ($60 seat or better)

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Icons Workshop and Performance at Lincoln Center

Sunday March 18, 2018

2:30 – 4 pm Workshop with Lori Belilove, Stuart Shugg, and Cathy McCann

6pm – Icons Performance at the Koch Theatre

Learn and see dances by Isadora Duncan, Trisha Brown, & Paul Taylor!

$50 includes workshop and performance ticket

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Age requirement: 16+
Level of ability requirement: Advanced to Professional Level
Tickets included in your ICONS Workshop purchase will be available for pick up under the purchaser’s name
at the Lincoln Center box office one hour before showtime.


Summer 2018 in New York City

Three Weeks of Technique & Repertory Workshops in NYC

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.


Session 1: May 28-June 2
Session 2: June 3-9
Session 3: June 11-16 (for advanced-level students only)


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


Sample weekly schedule:


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.


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

**Scholarships are available by audition only! To schedule an audition please email your resume and a letter of intent to

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:

Send a completed Registration Form and deposit to:

Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation
141 West 26th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10001-6800

*To Apply:

To be considered for the teacher training component (for students interested in IDDF Certification), please email your resume and a letter of intent to, 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.


Please email or call 212-691-5040.


Photo of Rachel Carder by Michael Mansfield


Summer 2018 in Athens, Greece

10 Day Study Tour in Athens, Greece
July 2-11, 2018

Greek culture, its art, mythology, and philosophy greatly influenced and inspired the work of dance icon Isadora Duncan. Artistic Director of the Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation, Lori Belilove, has been invited by The Isadora & Raymond Duncan Dance Research Center in Athens, Greece to continue Isadora’s mission and leadership in dance through the training of next generation dancers. The Foundation in turn is inviting select participants to join in the dance in the place where much of it originated… GREECE!

Fee: $1,000 USD to participate in full Greece Study Tour Schedule.

**FREE for students enrolled in the IDDF Certification Program. For students interested in joining the IDDF Certification Program, please email your resume and a letter of intent to, stating your dance and/or teaching background and interest in teacher training.


Schedule is subject to change!


To register please send a completed Registration Form and payment to:

Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation
141 West 26th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10001-6800

The $1,000 package includes

  • Isadora Duncan Dance classes with Lori Belilove at The Isadora & Raymond Duncan Dance Research Center
  • Museum admissions
  • Historical lecture

The $1,000 package does NOT include:

  • Round-trip airfare
  • Hotel
  • Meals
  • Airport shuttle
  • Local transportation
  • Insurance
  • Visa (if applicable)


Participant who cancels prior to May 1, 2017 will receive a partial refund of US$500. No refunds will be granted for cancelations after that date. The Foundation reserves the right to cancel any portion of the program, in which case full refunds will be given.


For more information please email or call 212-691-5040.


Photo of Lori Belilove & The Isadora Duncan Dance Company by Rose Eichenbaum