MELT Intensives are a series of daily workshops in technique, somatics, improvisation, composition and other areas offered each summer (5 weeks) and winter (3 weeks). Taught by Movement Research’s internationally recognized faculty as well as acclaimed guest artists, these workshops provide students with the unique opportunity to engage with some of the most highly regarded and innovative artists in the field of dance today.
Summer MELT 2013 will run from July 8 - August 9, 2013, and will take place at Danspace Project, unless otherwise noted.
week one: july 8-12
RoseAnne Spradlin Explorations in Body-Mind Centering® 10am-12pm
Jeremy Nelson Technique 1-3pm
Donna Uchizono Making Dances: Using dance as the question and answer 3:30-6pm
week two: july 15-19
Juliette Mapp Technique 10am-12pm
Irene Dowd Spirals 10am-12pm
K.J. Holmes Contact Improvisation Practices 1-3pm
Dean Moss for bodies and other stuff… 3:30-6pm
Joe Levasseur LD4D - Lighting Design for Dance Times Vary
week three: july 22-26
David Thomson Technique 10am-12pm
Shelley Senter The Alexander Technique: A Critical Practice 1-3pm
Tere O’Connor Choreographic Thinking 3:30-6pm
week four: july 29 – august 2
Vicky Shick Technique 10am-12pm
Jennifer Monson Systems/Scores: practice/process 1-3pm
DD Dorvillier Touch Move Talk Write: Practice for choreographers, dancers, writers and other people 3:30-6pm
week five: august 5-9
Jodi Melnick Dancing or Trip The Light Fantastic 10am-12pm
Barbara Mahler A Re-Education – Klein TechniqueTM 1-3pm
Neil Greenberg Dance Making Strategies 3:30-6pm
Registering for full weeks saves you significant amounts of money:
$1350 for 5 full weeks, 10am-6pm, (15 workshops, a savings of $525)
$1125 for 4 full weeks, 10am-6pm, (12 workshops, a savings of $375)
$875 for 3 full weeks, 10am-6pm, (9 workshops, a savings of $245)
$625 for 2 full weeks, 10am-6pm, (6 workshops, a savings of $125)
$320 for 1 full week, 10am-6pm, (3 workshops, a savings of $55)
Individual workshops cost $120-$135.
Payment in full reserves your spot in any workshop or package enrollment. For packages, you may also make a deposit to reserve your spot.
Movement Research does not provide housing. Recommended housing options include: CAVE Art Space, which provides a special discount for artists studying with Movement Research and can be contacted via http://www.cavearts.org/?p=39 or email@example.com, the Movement Research Facebook page housing discussion, www.studenthousing.org, www.craigslist.org, www.nyhabitat.com, or www.stephaniediamond.com/listings. We encourage students and those with housing available to become our friends on Facebook and post on our housing discussion board.
refund policy: Refunds will be available for individual workshops until 1 week before start of workshop minus a $50 processing fee per workshop. For week-based package enrollment, refunds will be available until 1 week before start of full enrollment, minus a $75 processing fee. Refunds cannot be given if notice is not received as stated. Credit towards future classes and workshops may be extended in the event of illness or injury. All refund and credit requests must be made in writing. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any such requests.