festival

MELT Winter 2017

January 2 – January 20, 2017

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.

Fees & Registration

$125-$150 for individual workshops.

Discounts are available for full-week and multi-week enrollment:
3-week enrollment: $1000 (save $200)*
2-week enrollment: $670 (save $130)*
1-week enrollment: $340 (save $60)

Payment & Registration
Payment and Registration can be completed online at:
www.movementresearch.org/festi...

To avoid online fees, complete the registration form online and then mail a check to the Movement Research administrative office (55 Avenue C, New York NY 10009). Email [email protected] with questions. PLEASE NOTE: “drop-in” classes are not available.

*A deposit of $500 or full payment reserves your place for 2 or 3-week enrollment status. Balance of tuition is due by December 9. We accept credit card payment on our website, as well as check or money order payment by mail.

Movement Research does not provide housing. We encourage MELT students and those with housing available to post on the housing forum on the Movement Research Facebook page.


  • "Drop-in" classes are not available
  • Registration will be available soon!

Movement Technique and Performance

Gwen Welliver

January 2 – January 6

10:00am – 12:00pm

An Eco-Poetic Approach to Dance Improvisation and Performance

Chris Aiken

January 2 – January 6

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Improvising Choreography / Choreographing Improvisation

Ishmael Houston-Jones

January 2 – January 6

3:30pm – 6:00pm

Technique

Vicky Shick

January 9 – January 13

10:00am – 12:00pm

Joined at the Hips – Exploring the Hip Joints

Eva Karczag

January 9 – January 13

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Social Dancing (aka Negotiation)

Keith Hennessy

January 9 – January 13

3:30pm – 6:00pm

Technique Laboratory

Joanna Kotze

January 16 – January 20

10:00am – 12:00pm

Alexander Technique: A Critical Practice

Shelley Senter

January 16 – January 20

1:00pm – 3:00pm

What we do when we do the thing we do before we know what we are doing

Jeanine Durning

January 16 – January 20

3:30pm – 6:00pm