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T. Lang Dance, a registered non-profit, is seeking an intern to assist in social media and design as well as managing events at The Movement Lab, its premiere arts and community space in Westview. The ideal candidate is outgoing, detail-oriented, proactive, and self-motivated. Some weekend and evening work is required and will be paid.
This position will require approximately 20 hours per week; hours will fluctuate depending on bookings and event schedules. Hospitality, Events Management, Arts, Non-profit Management, and English majors are strongly encouraged to apply. All majors will be considered.
Position Responsibilities: Assist with day-to-day venue operations, including light cleaning and stocking Assist in answering inquiries about The Movement Lab Assist in responding to requests to book The Movement Lab Manage events on-site and act as representative of The Movement Lab Assist with the set-up and breakdown of events Assist with projects in the areas of marketing, event development and sponsorship/development as needed Assist with day-to-day promotion of events, memberships, and opportunities to book The Movement Lab Write captions related to The Movement Lab events and people participating in them, including features on members
How to Apply: Send cover letter, resume and a short writing sample or designs to firstname.lastname@example.org
About T. Lang Dance: T. Lang is dedicated to exposing the arts and emerging communities to the creative impact and genius of dance. The organization creates poetic movement landscapes, illustrating deep and rousing investigations into interdisciplinary creative practices, historical narratives and identity. Intended to nurture growth and innovation, The Movement Lab, managed by T. Lang Dance, offers a comfortable venue for professionals, artists, and community members in all fields.
Call For Artists
MIXTAPE2020 Applications Open
MIXTAPE is a dance festival presented by Zoetic Dance hosted by Southwest Arts Center, featuring dance works that celebrate, support and uplift inclusivity and gender equality throughout our communities. Each artists’ work that is presented throughout the festival is an expression of their unique truths, beliefs and identities
Dance artists of all identities are encouraged each year to apply to present their works during MIXTAPE, expressing their stories, journeys, experiences and perspectives on topics inspired by our program initiatives: Inclusivity, Gender-Equality and Femininity.
This year Zoetic will be accepting applications for live dance works, as well as screen dance/film works to be presented during MIXTAPE 2020. Final deadline: December 1.
Jenn Klammer looking for dancers for The Palette Project
Rehearsal dates are not set, but looking for a cast around 3-5 dancers, with a strong platform in modern technique and ballet, and comfortable with improvisation.
Email Jenn at email@example.com with questions.
Made possible by the Eleo Pomare–Glenn Connor Dance Endowment
KSU Dance is inviting submissions from choreographers interested in creating an original work for the KSU Dance Company during the summer of 2020. Selected choreographers will have their work fully produced and presented in a double bill at the state-of-the-art KSU Dance Theater on August 28th and 29th. Choreographers will audition and select dancers from the KSU Dance Company and rehearse June 26-July 24 to create a work approximately 30 minutes in length.
Each selected choreographer will receive a $5,000 honorarium and will be responsible for their own travel and housing. Additional travel funds up to $1,000 will be provided to return in August for rehearsals and performances.
Choreographers will be selected by a panel of industry and university professionals.
Interested applicants will need to provide the following:
One page resumé or bio
Links to two (2) complete choreographic works
Contact information for three (3) references
Application deadline: January 31, 2020
Selected choreographers will be announced by February 28, 2020.
2019 Summer Dance Intensives
Ballethnic Bold: Summer Dance Diversity Intensive June 24- July 20 Ages 6+ years. Scholarships available for young men and girls age 13 & up on pointe
- Experience the process of blending Ballet with concepts of West African Dance
- Explore hands-on experience with master drummers and authentic African singing in collaboration with Ballethnic’s signature style
- Explore and feel the point of view and movements of the energetic Mangabey monkeys, dashing gazelles, and the fierce roar of the lions!
- Develop the skills of Corps de Ballethnic where African dancers are executed en pointe
- Learn the special makeup and wardrobe accessories through workshops
- Students will also learn how to create the faces from the ballet
- Receive elite training from featured master Horton, African Dance, and Neo Classical instructors
Core Dance presents Dig: vital physical research July 1-4, 5-8, 9-12 10am-5pm DIG, personal and collective movement research, is Core Dance’s summer intensive for professional dance artists. Intended to provide a space for group-minded and individual learning and exploration, artists will investigate the art-making process, tune their creative voice, gain tools in technique, methodologies for movement invention and composition and performance studies. Led by art-makers from around the world, participants will experience a rigorous investigation of the body in space and the connection towards one another while expanding their artistic and movement research practices. There are three Plots. Participants must register for each individually. No drop-ins or day of purchases available.
Full Radius Dance Summer Intensive August 11-17 Engage with Artistic Director Douglas Scott and the artists of Full Radius Dance to discover new movement, spark creativity, explore physically integrated dance, and learn Full Radius Dance’s signature technique. Who should attend? Dancers, choreographers, teachers, and new movers; all bodies and levels of experience are welcome. Attendees include both student and professional dancers, disabled and nondisabled; ages 16 and up.
glo Summer Studies Summer Studies invests in practice and movement that heartens the mind and body to prepare for “the life” and long durational live art installations. Summer Studies are open to anyone, in any discipline. Morning workshops will be led by glo Moving Artists Mary Jane Pennington. Choreographer and Conceptual Artist, Lauri Stallings will lead afternoon Mapping and Forever Time Sessions. Morning drop-ins are welcome. Study Dates/ Pricing Week I: July 1 – 6 | 10:30 – 4:30 PM Week II: July 8 – 13 | 10:30 – 4:30 PM Morning Drop-Ins: 10:30 -12:00 PM Locations The Goat Farm Arts Center and Historic Rhodes Theatre 1 Week: $225 2 Weeks: $400 Morning Drop-In: $12 You can choose to pay in full as you register or take advantage of our deposit plan.
In House Dance Summer Intensive July 17-21 Four days of classes plus dancer connect, auditions/scholarships, improv lab, and more! For details email: firstname.lastname@example.org $625 Elite Studios, 5962 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs, GA click here for schedule
Held at Decatur School of Ballet, Sams Street Studios (141 Sams Street, Decatur, GA 30030)
La Culture Mandigue: A Traditional West African Dance Intensive July 15, 22, 29 La Culture Mandingue – a traditional West African dance intensive led by Senegalese artist, Assane Kouyaté. Honoring & celebrating Manding, Malinke, Mandinka cultural traditions (June – Oct). June master series will focus on Lamban – dance, song & rhythms of the djéli or griot. Live drumming!
Pre-Professional Dance Intensive at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center June 17-21 Indepth and rigorous, this intensive is designed to meet the needs of passionate and creative movers lead by Kit Modus and Fly on the Wall approaches to movement. Registration by approval of the Callanwolde Dance Director only. To inquire if you/your dancer qualify, please email Jerylann Warner email@example.com.
Reigning Victory Dance Academy’s Summer Intensive Training July 8-19 $50.00 Registration Fee required to hold spot. Reigning Victory Dance Academy’s Summer Intensive Training is two weeks of very rigorous training for serious dancers. This rigorous program prepares beginning through intermediate aspirants for the dance environment of today. A premium is placed on exquisite–unencumbered– classical training and artistic development along with authentic training in allied dance styles. The environment is one of high expectations and challenging curriculum in a nurturing atmosphere. Daily Classical Ballet technique complimented by Modern Dance (Horton-based), Contemporary, Hip Hop, African and conditioning. Hands-on workshops/seminars on anatomy, injury prevention, nutrition, dance history and career navigation round out the curriculum. Acclaimed international guest faculty are an integral part of this program. Students are encouraged to take 2 weeks to gain the most benefit – however weekly enrollment is permitted Mon-Fri 9am-3pm $225 per week
TADA Positive Progressions Summer Intensive 2019 July 15-19 9:30am-3:30pm Ages 11+ The focus of this camp is to improve your dancer’s technique while having fun at the same time. Daily instruction includes ballet, jazz, and hip-hop. Some skills taught will include: Ballet – nomenclature, precise movements and appreciation for choreography; Jazz – isolations, across the floor progressions, leaps, turns, and more advanced combinations; Hip-Hop – breaking, locking and popping. Each day includes hours of dance instruction and a history or educational session focusing on each dance style. Please bring your own healthy snacks, lunch and water each day. $395 plus a $25 Registration Fee Aftercare is available each day from 3:30-5:00p for $10 per day. For other payments options, please call us.
T. Lang Dance presents Sweatshop Summer Dance Intensive June 3-7 Presented by T. Lang Dance, Sweatshop Summer Dance Intensive offers a challenging and intimate learning experience for pre-professionals and professionals in the field of dance. Sweatshop provides a unique opportunity for movement artists to grow their progressive understanding of contemporary movement led by professional choreographers. Both classes instructed by T. Lang and Teena Marie Custer 10am-12pm Contemporary and Hip Hop 12:30pm-2pm Choreographic Process – Classes are open to pre-professional and professional dancers ages 17+ – Meal and lodging accommodations are not included – You may bring your own water or purchase bottled water at the studio Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
July 8-12 Full week of dance training for ages 7 – 17 years old. Daily from 10am – 5pm! (early drop-off available)
- Students will gain strength, flexibility and technique with intensive training in Ballet, Modern, Tap, Jazz, and Hip-hop.
- Students will participate in an audition workshop where they will receive tips, and professional advice.
- Student showcase at end of week!
*Times and classes subject to change
Aatma Dance: Salsa and Bachata
Salsa 101 – Monday and Wednesday 7pm, Saturday 1pm
Salsa 102- Monday and Wednesday 8pm
Bachata 101 -Tuesday and Thursday 7pm, Saturday 12pm
Bachata 201- Tuesday and Thursday 8pm
Aatma Dance Studio, 3308 Laventure Dr #170, Atlanta, GA
Atlanta Dance Collective Open Class
Come move with Atlanta Dance Collective! Every first Monday and third Friday of the month, join us for open company class at Atlanta Ballet Midtown. Each class will be taught by a member of the collective focusing on contemporary movement, providing a range of unique perspectives throughout the class series. Each class is only $5 cash/card. To pay in advance proceed to https://squareup.com/store/atlanta-dance-collective First Monday of the month 10-11:30am Third Friday of the month 11:15-12:45pm Atlanta Ballet Midtown, 1695 Marietta Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA
These classes meet weekly from 9/3 – 12/7/2019, and restart 1/6 – 5/16/ 2020.
Contemporary with Hope
Contemporary Dance class that is focused on improving technique, flexibility, and movement quality.
Wednesdays, beginning Oct 16
Rhythma Studios, 555 Whitehall St SW r18, Atlanta, GA
Contemporary Jazz Funk
Calo Gitano Studios, 1963 Hosea L Williams Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30317
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
Core Dance Studios, 133 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA Classes are in the upstairs studio
Decatur School of Ballet
Advanced Teen/Adult Ballet – Mondays 6:30-8pm at Church Street with Monique Wimby
Beginning/Intermediate Adult Tap – Tuesdays 12-1pm at Church Street with Birda Ringstad
Intermediate Adult Modern – Tuesdays 8-9:30pm at Church Street with Kate Holland
Beginning/Intermediate Teen/Adult Ballet (experience required) – Wednesdays 6:30-8pm at Church Street with Jessica Reese
Beginning/Intermediate Teen/Adult Tap – Wednesdays 7-8pm at Church Street with Birda Ringstad
Advanced Teen/Adult Tap – Wednesdays 8-9:30pm at Church Street with Birda Ringstad
Decatur Rec Center, 231 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA 30030
This class is for adults who wish to explore the lighter side of flamenco, including tangos and bulerías in classes that focus on teamwork and communication. It is a good place for beginners, as well as those with experience who wish to add “the fiesta” to their repertoire. This class is geared toward dancers who want to dance without the worry of learning long choreographies or highly technical footwork. We spend time listening to music and exploring the relationship between the body, rhythm, melody, and space. Class limited to 10 participants. Attire: Comfortable clothing and shoes with a small heel and great support (not those cute shoes you wear on a Saturday night out). Skirts are optional.
Tuesday and Wednesday 10:15-11:30am
Thursdays (Community Yoga- donation based) 10-11am
The Windmill Arts Center, 2823 Church St, East Point, GA
Good Moves Dance
Monday and Wednesdays 5:30pm – 7pm
Thursdays 10:30 am 1015 Edgewood Ave, Atlanta, GA
November Open Classes with Samantha Spriggs
Join Samantha Spriggs on Sunday Mornings at Dance Foundry for Open Pay-What-You-Can Release-Technique Classes followed by optional ensemble compositional improv score workshopping!
Every Sunday in November (even Thanksgiving weekend) and the first 2 Sundays in December!
Oct 13, 20, 27
Improv Scoring 12-12:30
Dance Foundry, 2977 E Ponce de Leon Ave c, Decatur, GA
Open Tap Classes with The Tap Rebels
Dance Theatre Sandy Springs, 4920 Roswell Rd. Sandy Springs, GA
Open Class with Refuge Dance Company
Refuge Dance Academy, 2217 Roswell Rd Suite 116, Marietta, GA
Room to Move Dance Open Classes
Saturdays 2 pm Concourse Athletic Club, 8 Concourse Pkwy, Sandy Springs, GA
**Exception dates/times: Saturday, 11/9, 4 pm and Wednesday, 11/27, no class due to holiday schedule
Room To Move Dance is a contemporary modern dance company. Our classes have a foundation in Hawkins technique with an emphasis on stretch and alignment work. All levels (dancers, non-dancers, movers…) are welcome. Classes are held in Studio B and are open and free. Please go to our Facebook and Instagram pages @roomtomovedance for real-time class schedule updates. See you in class!
Begins August 22
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center in the Retreat, 980 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA
Thursdays 6 week series lessons 7:15-8:30pm
Drop-in class in different swing styles (varies every week) 7:15-8pm
Free beginner Lindy Hop class 8-8:30pm
Social Dance 8:30-11pm
Blue Mark Studios, 892 Jefferson St NW, Atlanta, GA
St. Louis shag is a swing dance that evolved from the Lindy Hop and Charleston. It originated in St. Louis, Missouri in the 1930’s. The dance has a stationary 8-count basic that is commonly composed of triple-step, kick, triple-step, kick, but has other variations too within the basic steps.
Windmill Arts Center, 2823 Church St, East Point, GA
DanceAbility at The Georgia Ballet DanceAbility is a free class for special needs students ages 6-13. The goal of the program is to provide a traditional dance class experience tailored to fit the needs of each student. It is taught by Assistant School Director, Alexa Goldberg, and assisted by volunteers. This program starts in September.
Wednesdays and Thursdays
The Georgia Ballet, 1255 Field Pkwy, Marietta, GA 30066
Flamenco Classes for Kids Age 7-12 Classes cover basic dance technique and choreography, as well as songs. Kids learn the codes of Flamenco communication so that they work as a team in singing and dancing with one another. This class also builds repertoire, and some class time is spent reviewing dances that will help students build their Flamenco skills over time. Class limited to 5 students.
Kids age 12 : Mondays, 4:30 – 5:30 PM
Kids age 7-12: Thursdays, 4:00 – 5:00 PM.
Location: Private studio near downtown Decatur. Please inquire for address.
Tuition: $45/month based on a 4-week month. Tuition payments are non-refundable and non-transferable
Open class with Bluebird Uncaged
(ages 16&up) Mondays
Windmill Arts Center, 2823 Church St, East Point, GA
The TADA Foundation is offering a dance class for kids ages 10+ with mild to moderate developmental disabilities.
Saturdays, August 10- December 14
TADA, 2335 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30324