summer movement institutE
July 5th - 25th
Join us for three exciting weeks at Garth Fagan Dance. Students age 13 and up will learn the philosophy and intricacies of this contemporary movement led by Garth Fagan Dance company members. Students will experience the Fagan Technique, Composition, and Repertory through instruction in 4 classes per day, 5 days per week.
The program will also include:
Classes & lectures on nutrition and music appreciation
Mentoring by company members
Final student showcase performance
Please Contact Norlene Remollata or call (585) 454 - 3260 Ext. 10 for more information.
Description of Classes & Activities
Participants will arrive and begin at 9:00 a.m. The program will begin promptly. This will be a time for participants to sign in and attendance to be marked.
Participants will practice basic Garth Fagan Dance floor and standing technique that provides the building blocks for Fagan technique. This class will prepare participants for their afternoon dance class in rep and composition. They will learn awareness, control, and musicality while practicing basic Garth Fagan Dance technique and movements.
For 18+ class, 2 - 3 years of experience recommended but not required.
dance criticism with video
Students will watch and critique Fagan pieces.
A movement exploration of the relationship between two dancers.
yoga for dancers
A class specifically designed for students studying Fagan Technique.
nutrition for dancers
A class for maintaining a healthy diet while keeping body fat percentage low.
Cultural Field Trips
Participants will experience firsthand the relationships amongst the arts to dance. Proposed field trips include the following:
Albert Paley Studios
A bus will take students to the tour.
the little theater
Students will walk over as a group to watch film.
memorial art gallery
Students will improvise a performance, taking inspiration from the sculpture garden at the museum. All friends and family are welcome to watch. Students will walk over as a group.