The Workshop: May 31–June 20, 2015
Sample Workshop Schedule (subject to change):
9–10 am: Body Conditioning
10:15 am – Noon: Modern Technique/Ballet/Jazz
Noon–1:15 pm: Lunch
1:30–3:30 pm: Lubovitch Repertory
3:30–4:30 pm: Lecture Demonstration
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Body Conditioning: Morning class is designed to increase strength and flexibility, engaging numerous techniques that nurture the skeletal muscular systems.
Modern Technique/Ballet/Jazz: Traditional and contemporary techniques that engage classical modern, ballet, and jazz training with influences from release technique, contact improvisation, and postmodern approaches.
Lubovitch Repertory: Students will learn and perform selections from classic and current Lubovitch repertory.
Special Interest Seminars: Options may include Partnering, Teaching Techniques, and Audition Strategies.
Additional activities include a performance of the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center on June 11, lecture demonstrations, and social events. Rehearsal space is available in the evenings and on weekends, and students will perform in an informal repertory showing at the conclusion of the residency.
Workshop classes are held in the College’s Dance Center. Participants who choose to live on Skidmore’s campus will be housed in one of the College’s residence halls. Dormitory rooms are spacious and feature free Internet access and cable television. Participants under age 18 will be supervised by the program’s resident staff. The renovated dining hall offers a broad array of freshly made items, including ample vegetarian options. Participants will have access to the College’s Scribner Library and recreational options, including swimming pool, weight and fitness rooms, lighted tennis courts, track, North Woods hiking trails, and the Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery.
Skidmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college known for outstanding
academics, a rich cocurricular life, and challenging and caring faculty mentors. It
is a place where creative thought matters, as evidenced by its more than 60 majors;
its arts-infused, interdisciplinary focus; and the fact that half of the College’s
2,400 undergraduates carry two majors or at least one minor with a major.