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GALLIMasters with Shamel Pitts

GALLIMasters with Shamel Pitts

Company:

Gallim

Location:

Gallim
520 Clinton Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238

Dates:

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 10:00am

Tickets:

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Company:
Gallim

GALLIMasters with Shamel Pitts
Wednesday, November 27th | 10am - 12pm | $20 online, $25 at the door

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Shamel teaches on November 27th as part of GALLIMasters, our intensive technique and repertory masterclass series.

GALLIMasters is masterclass series curated and hosted by Gallim. Meet and work closely with today's top creatives in an immersive session with their ideas, approach, technique, and body of work. Open to a limited number of advanced and professional-level dancers, this monthly series includes esteemed artists such as former Merce Cunningham dancer Silas Riener, Trisha Brown Dance Company's Cecily Campbell, Catherine Ellis Kirk of A.I.M, and more!

For advanced and professional dancers.

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ABOUT SHAMEL PITTS

Shamel is a performance artist, choreographer, conceptual artist, dancer, spoken word artist, and teacher. He is the recipient of a 2018 Princess Grace Award in Choreography.

Born in Brooklyn New York, Shamel began his dance training at LaGuardia High School for Music & Art and the Performing Arts and, simultaneously, at The Ailey School. Shamel received his BFA in Dance from The Juilliard School and was awarded the Martha Hill Award for excellence in dance. He then went on to dance in Mikhail Baryshnikov’s Hell’s Kitchen Dance and BJM_Danse Montreal. Shamel danced with Batsheva Dance Company for 7 years, under the artistic direction of Ohad Naharin and is a certified teacher of Gaga movement language.

Shamel has created a triptych of multidiscplinary performance art works entitled: BLACK BOX: Little Black Book Of RED (featured in The New York Times), BLACK VELVET: Architectures And Archetypes (which received the Audience Choice Award At Stockholm Fringe Festival) and BLACK HOLE: Trilogy And Triathlon which received the CROSS Award Residency IV Edition in Italy. Shamel has been an adjunct faculty member at The Juilliard School and has been an artist in residence at Harvard University. Shamel is a 2019 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship Award Winner in Choreography.

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