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  Bill Evans' New England Workshops come to
The Dance Complex's Summer Sizzle in August!

Bill Evans' workshop in August!

Laban/Bartenieff-Based Dance Technique Weekday Workshops with Bill Evans
Sponsored by MADEO

August 7-11 | 10:00am-1:00pm

This is a progressive series and students are encouraged to sign up for all sessions.

Somatic Dance Lab
10:00am – 11:30am
Evans’ approach to Bartenieff Fundamentals and applied kinesiology as a preparation for dance technique. Guided investigations of our developmental movement patterns, which serve as images that allow children and adults to move with total body coordination and integration. Exploring the articulate body and discovering heightened awareness and increased efficiency. For dancers of all levels and ages.

Dance Technique and Pedagogy
11:45am – 1:00pm
Evans’ approach to teaching dance technique at the intermediate and advanced levels. The application of concepts derived from Laban/Bartenieff Movement Studies to contemporary dance technique. Becoming a stronger, more musical and more expressive artist. Will include guided improvisations and excerpts from Evans’ choreography.

William “Bill” Evans has been a pioneering leader in somatic dance research and education since 1977. He has produced summer institutes for dance educators exploring somatic dance annually since 1999. He has hosted international conferences on somatic dance, dance science and dance pedagogy since 2013.

He has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, the New Mexico Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, Lifetime Achievement Awards from the National Dance Education Organization, American Dance Guild and Dance Teacher Magazine and an honorary doctorate from the Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle. He received the second Outstanding Service Award ever bestowed by the National High School Dance Festival and was the third recipient of the Honorary Member Award by the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science. He was named National Dance Association Scholar Artist in 1997. He has served on the boards of the National Dance Association, the National Dance Education Organization and the American College Dance Festival Association. He has served as ACDA adjudicator and/or guest artist many, many times since 1980. He was named one of three favorite world tap dancers in the Dance Magazine Readers’ Poll. His book, Reminiscences of a Dancing Man, is available through his website:

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