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Customizable Contemporary Dance Opportunities with Gibney

Posted by Susan Epstein on Apr 24, 2019 9:43:55 AM
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Gibney Dance, founded in 1991 by choreographer Gina Gibney, is a multi-faceted dance organization occupying two locations in New York City.  Gibney's Group Study program is a great addition to a dance group’s New York City travel itinerary. Students in the Group Study Program learn from Gibney’s renowned faculty and working artists during their stay, in a range of contexts: master classes, panel discussions, workshops and more. This experience is ideal for groups from schools looking to learn about the NYC contemporary dance scene. Residencies are 100% customizable and can range from one class, to one day, to two days or longer.

SAMPLE ACTIVITIES

Technique & Repertory Classes Choose from the dozens of technique classes offered daily at Gibney, or arrange private master classes.

Community Action Master Classes Experience workshops which explore movement as a tool for change and empowerment, based on Gibney Dance Company’s work with survivors of intimate partner violence and the Artist as Agents of Change program.

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Audition Workshops:  Mock auditions with working artists allow students to develop the skills and confidence to audition for college programs or find dance work in New York City

Panel Discussions:  Private panel discussions are offered covering topics such as: Choreographers & Auditions; Arts & Social Justice; Living and Working in the Arts; Going to College to Dance, and more.

The Harkness Center for Dance Injuries and Career Transition for Dancers also offer panels focused on Injury Prevention and Making a Living in Dance.

Digital Technology Initiative Workshops Gibney’s Digital Technology Initiative offers workshops exploring sound design, projections, and incorporating digital technology into artistic practice.

 

Get Your NYC trip started today.


Photo Credit: Gibney/Scott Shaw

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