Keep Moving: 10 Winter Intensives

posted by Siobhan Burke on Thursday, Dec 06, 2012
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A contemporary class at American Dance Festival. Photo by Sara D. Davis

Want to put your winter break to good use? A vacation from school means extra time to dance, and more and more companies seem to be offering winter intensives. If there's a choreographer whose work you've always wanted to experience, or a training program you'd like to try, now's the time: look online to see if that artist or studio offers a December or January workshop. For starters, we’ve rounded up 10 New York City programs that we think are worth checking out. Click on each one for details. And for a more in-depth look at some of these programs, read Lauren Kay's piece, "Staying Warm," from our November 2011 issue.

American Dance Festival in NYC

Dec. 29–Jan. 8


Broadway Dance Center Winter Workshop Series

Dec. 27–30

 

Trisha Brown Dance Company

Jan. 21–25


Merce Cunningham Trust: BIPED Workshop

Jan. 7–11

(Audition on Sat., Dec. 8)

 

David Dorfman Dance

Jan. 14–19

 

Martha Graham Dance Company

Jan. 2–18

 

Lar Lubovitch

Jan. 2–11

 

Perry-Mansfield

Dec. 27–30

 

Paul Taylor Dance Company

Dec. 26–Jan. 5


Doug Varone and Dancers
Jan. 14–19

 

Update (12/7/12): Make that 11... This program at Movement Research is a favorite for NYC contemporary dancers:

 

MELT Winter Intensive

Jan. 7–25