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MELT Summer 2021

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July 5 – August 6, 2021

MELT Summer 2021 offers workshops online and in-person with Movement Research’s internationally recognized faculty. Registration is OPEN! Drop-ins are not available for MELT workshops.

About MELT:

MELT Intensives are a series of daily workshops in technique, somatics, improvisation, composition and other areas offered each summer and winter. 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.

Refund requests will be accepted until one week prior to the workshop start date and must be made in writing via email to [email protected]. A $10 processing fee will be deducted for all individual workshops.

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

Movement Research, 122 Community Center is an accessible space. Studios are wheelchair accessible. The second floor office is accessible by elevator. Restrooms are wheelchair accessible and are all gender. For inquiries regarding assistive services: please contact Martita Abril at [email protected] or (212) 598-0551 (voice only) for further access requests or questions. Requests should be made no later than two business days in advance of the workshop.


  • Registration is OPEN!
  • Drop-ins not available.

[Virtual] Support and Suspension: We can all use a little bit of both

Fabio Tavares
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July 5 – July 9

10:00am – 11:30am
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[Virtual] (re)treat yourself: staying in & coming out

Kristopher K.Q. Pourzal
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July 5 – July 9

1:00pm – 3:00pm
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[Virtual] Choreographic Shift

Tere O'Connor
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July 5 – July 9

3:30pm – 6:00pm
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[Virtual] Dancing from our Spots, Together

Vicky Shick
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July 12 – July 16

10:00am – 12:00pm
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[Virtual] Virtually Real Contact Practice

K.J. Holmes
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July 12 – July 16

1:00pm – 3:00pm
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[Virtual] Solo/Duo Dancing: a workshop for improvised choreographies

Bebe Miller
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July 14 – July 16

3:30pm – 5:30pm
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[Virtual] flying beyond four walls: dancing in the time of solitude

Eva Karczag
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July 19 – July 23

10:00am – 12:00pm
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[Virtual] Klein Technique™

Barbara Mahler
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July 19 – July 23

1:00pm – 3:00pm
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[Virtual] TRY/ING: Collaboration, contagion, and ______________.

TRY Team: Ishmael Houston-Jones, Keith Hennessy, Snowflake Calvert (Yoeme, Mayan), jose e. abad, Kevin O’Connor​
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July 19 – July 23

4:30pm – 6:00pm
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[Virtual] Starship Somatics

Petra Kuppers
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July 26 – July 30

12:00pm – 1:00pm
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[Virtual] Untitled (How Does it Feel?)

Ni’Ja Whitson
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July 26 – July 30

1:30pm – 3:30pm
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[Virtual] Choreographies to Energize Our Feet and Hips

Irene Dowd
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July 26 – July 30

3:00pm – 4:30pm
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[Virtual] Dance and echology – towards a resonant antifascism

André Lepecki
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August 2 – August 6

3:00pm – 5:00pm
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[IN-PERSON] Shifting Concepts

Yoshiko Chuma
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August 2 – August 6

10:00am – 12:00pm
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[IN-PERSON] MAKING WORK

Miguel Gutierrez
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August 2 – August 6

2:30pm – 6:30pm
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