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Winter MELT 2020

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January 6 – January 24, 2020

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

We accept credit card payment on our website, as well as check or money order payment by mail.

To avoid online fees, complete the registration form online and then mail a check to the Movement Research administrative office (150 First Avenue, New York, NY 10009). Email [email protected] with questions.

PLEASE NOTE: “drop-in” classes are not available.

20% EARLYBIRD discounts are available through November 15 at 8pm!

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 $50 processing fee will be deducted for all individual workshops. An additional $10 fee will be deducted for each subsequent workshop (for example, a $70 fee deducted for canceling participation in 3 workshops). Please allow up to three weeks for refund requests to be reviewed and fully processed.

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.


  • Registration is OPEN!
  • Catch EARLYBIRD discounts before November 15 at 8pm.

MELT – An Eco-Poetic Approach to Dance Improvisation and Performance

Chris Aiken
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January 6 – January 10

10:00am – 12:00pm
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MELT – Honing Bodily Intuition

iele paloumpis
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January 6 – January 7

12:30pm – 4:30pm
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MELT – Creating Your Biomythography: An Interdisciplinary Performance Lab

Jaamil Olawale Kosoko
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January 8 – January 10

12:30pm – 4:30pm
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MELT – We Got Soul: Improvising While Black as Movement Practice

mayfield brooks
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January 6 – January 10

5:00pm – 7:00pm
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MELT – Practicing Dancing

John Jasperse
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January 13 – January 17

10:00am – 12:00pm
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MELT – Alexander Technique: A Critical Practice

Shelley Senter
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January 13 – January 17

1:00pm – 3:00pm
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MELT – the body lo(o)ses the score

Kristopher K.Q. Pourzal
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January 13 – January 17

3:30pm – 6:00pm
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MELT – TUNING SCORES Laboratory - Composition, communication, and the sense of imagination

Lisa Nelson
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January 20 – January 24

10:00am – 2:00pm
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MELT – Contemporary dance technique as Transformation Practice (training utopia)

luciana achugar
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January 20 – January 24

2:30pm – 5:00pm
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