// Master Class Series + Workshops //
Velocity’s Master Class Series provides the perfect opportunity to learn from and share experiences with leading dance artists from around the globe. Master classes — ranging from technique, improvisation, creative process and somatics — take place year-round and bring internationally renowned artists to Velocity through partnerships with UW Meany Hall, Seattle Theatre Group, On the Boards and Cornish College for the Arts.
Past master classes have included: the Merce Cunningham Dance Company (NYC), Kidd Pivot (Canada/Germany), Mark Morris Dance Group (NYC), Chunky Move (AUS), Kathleen Hermesdorf (SF), Kyle Abraham (NYC), MADboots (NYC) + Raja Kelly (NYC).
MASTER CLASS SERIES SPRING 2013
- Master classes are drop-in based; no pre-registration required.
- Master classes are $15 each / $12 for Monthly Velocity Partners (MVPs) unless noted otherwise
KURT KOEGEL (US / EU)
MAKING DANCES (HAPPEN)
JUNE 1+8+15 / 12-2PM
JULY 20 +27 / 12-2PM
Velocity Kawasaki Studio 1621 12th Ave
$15 DROP-IN / $12 MVP / $50 for entire series
Moving from New York, KURT KOEGEL has lived and worked in Europe since 1988, teaching for numerous festivals, schools and dance companies. raining and Workshops for companies include: Wim Vanderkeybus / Ultima Vez (Belgium); Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker / Rosas (Belgium); Company Gallotta Dance (France); and Kidd Pivot (Canada/Germany). Work at Universities include: P.A.R.T.S. (Brussels); SNDO – The School for New Dance Development, (Amsterdam); EDDC – The European Dance Development Center, (Arnhem), SEAD – The Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance (Salzburg), the Centre National de la Danse (Paris, Lyon); Kyung Sun University (Busan) and The Korean National University of Arts (Seoul). From 2007-2011 he designed and directed the Masters Program in Contemporary Dance Pedagogy at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Frankfurt. In the Fall of 2013, he will be attending UW’s Masters in Architecture 3-year program as he continues to explore the exchange of influence between human movement, spatial perception, social interaction – and the design of the built environment.
WORKSHOPS + INTENSIVES
Stay tuned for more exciting intensives and workshops.
Maximum Velocity 2013 is Velocity’s world-class summer program that brings together Strictly Seattle and the Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation (SFDI) July 7 – August 4.
REGISTER NOW! Register for both intensives and receive a 15% discount!
A total immersion into the Seattle dance scene. Three weeks of daily classes and rehearsals for beginning to professional dancers culminate in a weekend of professionally produced performances. Hundreds of dancers from across the country come together to study with renowned Seattle choreographers and teachers, create and perform new work, and take their dancing to the next level.
contemporary dance technique + partnering + improvisation + creative process + contemporary ballet + somatics
FACULTY // Michele Miller + Ellie Sandstrom + KT Niehoff + Zoe Scofield + Amy O’Neal + Marlo Martin + Mark Haim + Tonya Lockyer + Ricki Mason + Hannah C. Wiley + Rosa Vissers + Kate Wallich + Bennyroyce Royon + Louis Gervais
CHOREOGRAPHERS // zoe|juniper + KT Niehoff + Marlo Martin + Mark Haim + Ellie Sandstrom + Ricki Mason More info >>
Join us for the 20th annual SFDI, a world-renowned summer dance festival focused on improvisational dance and related fields. SFDI features classes, intensives, jams, performances, and discussions with leading local, national and international dance innovators.
INTENSIVES // John Jasperse + Sara Shelton Mann + Chris Aiken + Shelley Senter + Amii LeGendre + Michael Schumacher
CLASSES // Jill Sigman + John Dixon + Heidi Henderson + Andrew Wass + Karen Nelson + Stephanie Skura + Tonya Lockyer + Louis Gervais + Salt Horse + Vanessa DeWolf + Michal Lahav + Eric Nordstrom More info >>