Duets and the Art of Partnering

Dates/Time

August 5 –August 9
M, T, W, Th, F
9:00am – 4:00pm

Location

Kerry Hall, 710 East Roy St, Seattle, WA

Registration

The full price of this course is $425.00

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Photo by: Joseph Lambert Dancers: Khadijah Lindo and Jena Wijtman (both class of '17)

Description

Join faculty and students at Cornish College of the Arts for a 1-week intensive workshop focusing on duets and the art of partnering. Start each day with conditioning (yoga, taiji, Pilates) followed by a rigorous technique class before diving deep into the art of dancing with a partner. In classes on modern partnering, contact improvisation, and horeography refine your ability to move responsively with different partners and explore through your own creative practice the rich tradition of dance duets. At its heart, this work builds skills in moving collectively, sharing weight, and trusting yourself and others. The week will end with an informal sharing of work in the PONCHO theater.

Suitable for Intermediate/Advanced dancers. Whether you are seeking to deepen your understanding of this vital facet of dance practice, or are exploring partnering for the first time, this course is for you.select on of the following audition dates and appropriate level to register:

Weekly classes include:

  • Monday / Wednesday
    • Yoga, Contemporary Techniques, Contact Improvisation, Partnering Choreography
  • Tuesday / Thursday
    • Pilates, Contemporary Techniques, Contact Improvisation, Partnering Choreography
  • Friday
    • Taiji, Contemporary Techniques, Contact Improvisation, Partnering Choreography

Course Prerequisite

Onsite Auditions

All onsite auditions have been completed

Video Auditions

Duets and the Art of Partnering requirement:

  • contemporary/modern combination

Cornish College Dance Faculty Recommendation

Requirements & Availability