Baltimore Dance Artists Cooperative Class
Nov
7
10:15 AM10:15

Baltimore Dance Artists Cooperative Class

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November 7: Graham Technique with Natalie Boegel

In partnership with Kinetics Dance Theatre and LucidBeings Dance, BlueShift Dance co-hosts the Baltimore Dance Artists Co-operative to serve the needs of local professionals with FREE classes/training opportunities.

Who?  Professional and pre-professional (college) artists are invited to join the co-op. Professional dancers are invited to join the teaching rotation. 

How it works: When artists join the co-op, they commit to teaching at least one class per 8-14 week session.  In return they are able to take the full session of weekly classes free of charge. The length of the session depends on the number of participating artists. Taught on a rotating basis by a pool of regional professional artists, the cooperative structure is loosely based in modern/contemporary dance but offers a rich variety of instructors, styles, and genres from week to week. Classes span modern techniques, contemporary partner work, ballet, jazz, floor work, conditioning/rolling, and more.

When and where?  Co-op classes happen Wednesday mornings, 10:15-11:45am, at Kinetics Dance Theatre, 3280 Pine Orchard Lane, Ellicott City, MD.

Ready to Join?  SIGN UP HERE for a teaching spot or come to class to learn more and sign up.

Want to take class but skip the teaching part?  A drop-in rate of $10 is available for artists who prefer not to join the teaching rotation.

Follow the Co-op on FACEBOOK for the latest news, class videos, and upcoming rosters, or to check for possible inclement weather cancellations.

Fill out a WAIVER in advance if you wish (copies available at the studio as well)

Questions?  Contact Caitlin@BlueShift.Dance

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Baltimore Dance Artists Cooperative Class
Sep
19
10:15 AM10:15

Baltimore Dance Artists Cooperative Class

September 19: Horton Technique with Daniela Elcock

In partnership with Kinetics Dance Theatre and LucidBeings Dance, BlueShift Dance co-hosts the Baltimore Dance Artists Co-operative to serve the needs of local professionals with FREE classes/training opportunities.

Who?  Professional and pre-professional (college) artists are invited to join the co-op. Professional dancers are invited to join the teaching rotation. 

How it works: When artists join the co-op, they commit to teaching at least one class per 8-14 week session.  In return they are able to take the full session of weekly classes free of charge. The length of the session depends on the number of participating artists. Taught on a rotating basis by a pool of regional professional artists, the cooperative structure is loosely based in modern/contemporary dance but offers a rich variety of instructors, styles, and genres from week to week. Classes span modern techniques, contemporary partner work, ballet, jazz, floor work, conditioning/rolling, and more.

When and where?  Co-op classes happen Wednesday mornings, 10:15-11:45am, at Kinetics Dance Theatre, 3280 Pine Orchard Lane, Ellicott City, MD.

Ready to Join?  SIGN UP HERE for a teaching spot or come to class to learn more and sign up.

Want to take class but skip the teaching part?  A drop-in rate of $10 is available for artists who prefer not to join the teaching rotation.

Follow the Co-op on FACEBOOK for the latest news, class videos, and upcoming rosters, or to check for possible inclement weather cancellations.

Fill out a WAIVER in advance if you wish (copies available at the studio as well)

Questions?  Contact Caitlin@BlueShift.Dance

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Baltimore Dance Artists Cooperative Class
Sep
5
10:15 AM10:15

Baltimore Dance Artists Cooperative Class

September 5: Modern with Caitlin McAfee

In partnership with Kinetics Dance Theatre and LucidBeings Dance, BlueShift Dance co-hosts the Baltimore Dance Artists Co-operative to serve the needs of local professionals with FREE classes/training opportunities.

Who?  Professional and pre-professional (college) artists are invited to join the co-op. Professional dancers are invited to join the teaching rotation. 

How it works: When artists join the co-op, they commit to teaching at least one class per 8-14 week session.  In return they are able to take the full session of weekly classes free of charge. The length of the session depends on the number of participating artists. Taught on a rotating basis by a pool of regional professional artists, the cooperative structure is loosely based in modern/contemporary dance but offers a rich variety of instructors, styles, and genres from week to week. Classes span modern techniques, contemporary partner work, ballet, jazz, floor work, conditioning/rolling, and more.

When and where?  Co-op classes happen Wednesday mornings, 10:15-11:45am, at Kinetics Dance Theatre, 3280 Pine Orchard Lane, Ellicott City, MD.

Ready to Join?  SIGN UP HERE for a teaching spot or come to class to learn more and sign up.

Want to take class but skip the teaching part?  A drop-in rate of $10 is available for artists who prefer not to join the teaching rotation.

Follow the Co-op on FACEBOOK for the latest news, class videos, and upcoming rosters, or to check for possible inclement weather cancellations.

Fill out a WAIVER in advance if you wish (copies available at the studio as well)

Questions?  Contact Caitlin@BlueShift.Dance

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Baltimore Dance Artists Cooperative Class
Aug
29
10:15 AM10:15

Baltimore Dance Artists Cooperative Class

August 29: Modern with Franki Graham

In partnership with Kinetics Dance Theatre and LucidBeings Dance, BlueShift Dance co-hosts the Baltimore Dance Artists Co-operative to serve the needs of local professionals with FREE classes/training opportunities.

Who?  Professional and pre-professional (college) artists are invited to join the co-op.

How it works: When artists join the co-op, they commit to teaching at least one class per 8-14 week session.  In return they are able to take the full session of weekly classes free of charge. The length of the session depends on the number of participating artists. Taught on a rotating basis by a pool of regional professional artists, the cooperative structure is loosely based in modern/contemporary dance but offers a rich variety of instructors, styles, and genres from week to week. Classes span modern techniques, contemporary partner work, ballet, jazz, floor work, conditioning/rolling, and more.

When and where?  Co-op classes happen Wednesday mornings, 10:15-11:45am, at Kinetics Dance Theatre, 3280 Pine Orchard Lane, Ellicott City, MD.

Ready to Join?  SIGN UP HERE for a teaching spot or come to class to learn more and sign up.

Want to take class but skip the teaching part?  A drop-in rate of $10 is available for artists who prefer not to join the teaching rotation.

Follow the Co-op on FACEBOOK for the latest news, class videos, and upcoming rosters, or to check for possible inclement weather cancellations.

Fill out a WAIVER in advance if you wish (copies available at the studio as well)

Questions?  Contact Caitlin@BlueShift.Dance

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CANCELED: Excavation Site for Advanced Excavators
Jun
16
11:00 AM11:00

CANCELED: Excavation Site for Advanced Excavators

Magic is real.

If you've ever been to a rally or a protest or a gathering, you might have experienced the kind of magic I'm talking about. Magic happens when a group of believers come together to knit themselves together to build something stronger – not to wait for help, but to *be* that help.

From colonialism to classism to terrorism to racism to xenophobia, humans have made a mess of things. Especially lately, it seems. There is no better time for magic. It's time to rally the radical. Come together to dig – deep – for truth.

It's not religion. It's not mysticism. I'm not kidding, I'm not crazy, and I'm not going to quit because I believe in this practice, and in its ability to help us stop looking at ourselves in pieces. If you're scoffing, don't come. If you want to believe in magic – to believe in your Self again – come and meet it with us. It's been waiting for you.

Hungry for facts?

$15 per person, to help pay the rent. Experienced Excavators go here: https://www.artful.ly/store/events/15411

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Mar
21
6:00 PM18:00

CANCELED: Master Class: Modern Technique with Sylvana Christopher

DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER IN BALTIMORE, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

Where: Baltimore Theatre Project

When: Wednesday March 21, 6pm

Who: Sylvana Christopher is an artist native to Washington, D.C. and Maryland. An active choreographer and teacher she is committed to bringing dance to people's lives as a means of expressing the inner self through physical motion. Her choreographic work has been presented at a variety of stages including the National Museum of African Art, The Atlas Performing Arts Center and The Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage. She believes in building community through dance and used that belief to co-found the Glade Dance Collective in 2009 with dance advocate Betsy Loikow. A graduate of The Washington School of Ballet, Christopher also holds a BFA in Dance Performance & Choreography from The Ohio State University. Following her education, Christopher traveled the world researching a variety of dance forms, performing with local companies and currently teaches children a variety of dance forms at Dance Place, Joy of Motion Dance Center, The Washington Ballet and Word Dance Theater.

Christopher is making modern dances recounting a lasting childhood experience as well as current state of global affairs. Her trio ash is in response to nuclear arms proliferation and unimaginable fear of nuclear winter.  For her quintet on DancEthos, Christopher is searching for the light at the end of the tunnel, with a satirical look at dominant super powers and so-called leaders to music off John Lee's new album Chububalo. In addition to these two new works, she will be dancing a solo by Howard Community College Professor and fellow Ohio State alum; Joan Nicholas-Walker, for whom she danced her graduate concert focusing on her trip to Madagascar. Lastly, her duet "Then She Fell/The Last Word" with Maggie Lockhart also to Lee’s music and initially, created for 5by5, will round out her portion of "Drawing the Universe" on March 23.

What: A hodgepodge of ballet, hip hop, modern, jazz, West African and improvisation techniques, this master class will sample Sylvana Christopher’s repertoire for eager dancers to learn and contaminate.

How much: Only $10.00!

How can I reserve my spot?  Go here

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Mar
20
6:00 PM18:00

Master Class: Forsythe Improvisation with Natalie Boegel

Where: Baltimore Theatre Project

When: Tuesday March 20, 6pm

Who: Natalie Boegel, one of BlueShift's awesome dancers, will be teaching this class. Find out more about Natalie here

What: This master class will use contemporary dance as an entry point into an exploration of William Forsythe’s Improvisational techniques. Natalie studied improvisation with former Ballet Frankfurt member, Francesca Harper. Focusing on Forsythe’s iconic nine-point system, this workshop will explore the beauty of residual movement with the goal of providing the space for open improvisation and exploration. 

How much: Only $10.00!

How can I reserve my spot?  Go here

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