FIVE-WEEK DANCE WORKSHOP: IMPROVISATION
Willow Wonder & Alana Rancourt Phinney
OPEN TO ADULTS - ALL LEVELS WELCOME - TWO SESSIONS OFFERED
WHEN WE IMPROVISE, WE TUNE IN AND ADAPT IN THE MOMENT TO MEET EVER-CHANGING CONDITIONS: A PRACTICE FOR LIFE. JOIN US!
Wednesday’s 10-11:30 AM - Two Sessions Offered, Choose one or BOTH!
SESSION 1: January 20-February 17
SESSION 2: March 10-April 7
Cost per session on sliding scale: $60-$120
Location: Contemporary Dance & Fitness Studio, 18 Langdon St. in large airy studio allowing physical distance, CDFS follows all protocols, masks required.
**7 spots available per session to meet safety guidelines. Sign up soon!**
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Please inquire if cost is prohibitive.
Guided warm ups and movement investigations using improvisational scores
Opportunities to tune up our kinesthetic sense as soloists and develop synchronicity as a group
Awakening our sense of spontaneity and building trust between participants
Alternating instructors each week with both present on the 5th week
Building community through dance
Willow Wonder has been teaching, performing and choreographing for over 20 years in Vermont. She is classically trained and holds a BFA in Modern Dance Performance from SUNY Purchase. She has delved deeply in the practice of improvisation, and has studied with renowned teachers such as Nancy Stark Smith, Neil Greenberg, Chris Aiken, and Polly Motley. Currently, she is on faculty at CDFS and teaches Pilates at Essential Physical Therapy and Pilates. Her passion is sharing and investigating the deep wisdom of the human body.
Alana Rancourt Phinney is a dance artist and passionate improviser. She has trained extensively in the art of composing in the moment. As a facilitator, she aims to offer a unique invitation to play that puts trust in emergent forms. Alana believes dance is for community, not just for the trained dancer; when we move together, we build community. Alana holds an MFA from Smith College in Massachusetts.