:pushing progress Summer Intensive
August 11th through 17th
New York, NY
The 2013 Summer Intensive is an opportunity for dancers to further explore the artist within and continue mastering their most vital expressive instrument: the human body.
Continuing in the footsteps of the :pushing progress educational programs, this week-long Summer event, brings together :pushing progress Contemporary Mechanics in movement and dance study, with a combination of basic anatomy and the science of the mind. The :pushing progress Summer Intensive provides a disciplined and positive environment for any dancer to nurture their personal and professional growth.
Duration of the workshops is 8 - 10 hours of training daily over 7 days.
Focus: Technique/Movement Exploration/Artistic Language/Self Assessment, through classes in Ballet, Contemporary, Improvisation, Choreography, Anatomy, Pilates, Gyrokinesis® and :pushing progress repertoire.
The daily structure includes 4-5 movement classes and choreography alternating between several of the :pushing progress faculty. The culmination of the week's event ends with an in theater demonstration of techniques and movement/choreography learned over the duration.
Other opportunities for Summer Intensive attendees include:
Seeing a Broadway Show/Dance Show
Opportunity for private and semi-private instruction
An Audition for the :pushing progress Contemporary Training Program
A DVD/Digital copy of the Theater Showcase Performance
About Our Faculty
The :pushing progress faculty is a a versatile collective of experienced industry professionals who provide individual expertise in tools that enhance every dancer’s approach to movement and body awareness. With staff credits such as New York City Dance Alliance, 24/7 Dance Convention, DMA, Broadway Dance Center, Steps on Broadway and Peridance, :pushing progress faculty have taught nationally and internationally in Canada, Mexico, and throughout Europe. They hold certifications in GYROKINESIS®, ABT® National Training Curriculum and have a variety of professional performance and choreography credits ranging from So You Think You Can Dance and live performance with artists such as Rihanna and Beyonce, to company performances with the Lepzig and Berlin Opera. While each member of our faculty brings a unique perspective and expertise to the team, each faculty member is linked by an intelligent and informed approach to instruction that utilizes strength and technical proficiency paired with a heightened awareness of one’s artistry. As a collective, our faculty strives to educate dancers on how to translate technical training into an understanding of the most efficient use of the mechanism of their body. Through the versatile backgrounds and expertise of our faculty, we offer dancers a well-rounded approach to dance and introduce a wide range of training techniques, including the GYROTONIC® methodology, a basic knowledge of anatomy, and classical ballet. We strongly believe that with these tools, dancers can approach movement smartly and efficiently in order to achieve their fullest potential as technicians and as artists. With a united approach, our faculty give dancers a cohesive experience that also highlights each teacher’s unique perspective on the valuable information that will be shared throughout each class.
Registration Deadline: June 1st, 2013
Register before April 1st, 2013: (Early Bird Tuition) $780
Register before June 1st, 2013: (Regular Tuition) $880
Register after June 1st, 2013: (Late Tuition) $1000
No Refunds will be given for cancellations.
The Summer Intensive is limited to 40 students, ages 14 and up.
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