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Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company

Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company


Friday, July 27, 2012 - 4:45am

Master Class with Fritha Pengelly " History of Modern Dance: Movement in Context" and a few spots left for New Jersey Summer Dance.

Guest Artist Series

CDDC is proud to offer "History of Modern Dance: Movement in Context" Master Class on Tuesday, August 14th from 3:00-5:00 pm

Meet Fritha Pengelly
Artistic Director of Pengelly: Projects, Former member of Doug Elkins Dance Co.

Fritha Pengelly received her B.A. in dance from Hampshire College (1994) and her M.F.A. in dance from the University of Washington, Seattle (2006). Fritha spent seven years (1994-2001) performing and teaching nationally and internationally as a member of the New York City-based Doug Elkins Dance Company...Click here to learn more

About "History of Modern Dance: Movement in Context"
An experiential introduction to modern dance as a performing art, this class will explore how the fabric of dance is interwoven with social dance, political movements, cultural bias, and personal experience. Like all forms of art and expression, dance is created within social, political, and cultural context, and the historical developments of dance are tied as much to particular time periods as they are to masterful choreographers and performers. Through movement, discussion, and video viewings we will explore the ties of modern dance to ideas of modernism. We will focus on artistic developments of major modern dance innovators from the late 1800's to present day. Students will gain a broad understanding of modern dance within its historical context and explore their personal connection to body and expression.

There are still a few spots available for NJ SummerDance (NJSD)!

Full Registration: 75
Morning Session or Master Class: 0

Click here to register!

Join us on August 17th at 3:30 pm for the NJSD culminating performance and reception in the D'Angola Gym at Kean. It's free and open to the public!

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