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Irene Dowd

Irene Dowd is on the dance faculty of the Juilliard School and the Hollins University/ADF MFA program in dance. Author of Taking Root to Fly, she has maintained a practice in kinesthetic anatomy and neuromuscular re-education since 1968, while being a guest teacher in academic and dance institutions throughout the US, Canada and Europe. Irene is recipient of the 2014 Balasaraswati/Joy Ann Dewey Beinecke Endowed Chair for Distinguished Teaching at the American Dance Festival, 2015 Juilliard John Erskine Faculty Prize, 2016 Dance Science & Somatics Educators Lifetime Service Award, and 2018 Honorary Fellowship from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Her digital archive of choreographic training materials is viewable at irenedowdchoreographies.com

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Upcoming Classes & Events


Past Classes & Events

MELT–Choreography for Warming-up to Dance

Jul 16 – Jul 20, 2018
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MELT—Choreography for Warming-up to Dance

Jan 2 – Jan 5, 2018
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MELT - Choreography for Warming-up to Dance

Jul 31 – Aug 4, 2017
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Neuromuscular Preparation for Dance

Tue, Oct 4 – Nov 29, 2016
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MELT—Choreography for Warming Up to Dance

Jul 11 – Jul 15, 2016
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