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Summer

Mind: the knowledge    Body: the instrument   Soul: the passion

Mind, Body, Soul

Summer Intensive 2014:  July 28 – August 8

Study for 1 Week or 2 Weeks

1 week $275.00 2 weeks $500.00

Each summer Mind Body Soul brings together a diverse community of dancers, teachers, choreographers, guest artists and accomplished alumni from throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Our unique approach, along with a tenacious work ethic, provides well trained dance artists ages ten to twenty-five an environment to flourish. A foundation of strong technical training based in daily ballet classes is complimented with a diverse array of dance styles and techniques.

Our ultimate goal is for each dancer to continually realize and achieve their full range of artistic potential by training the whole person: Mind: the knowledge, Body: the instrument, Soul: the passion.

Curriculum

Ballet, contemporary, modern (Horton & Limon based), jazz, musical theater, hip hop, improvisation/composition, Haitian, nutrition, yoga, floor barre, body conditioning, self esteem workshops, and more.

Schedule

Study for 1 Week or 2 Weeks

Week 1: July 28- August 1
Week 2: August 4 – August 8
Both Weeks: July 28 – August 8

Hours: 9 or 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. daily with 1 hour lunch break.

Junior

Ages 10-12

This program is for young dancers that excel technically with the passion, desire and dedication to pursue serious dance training. Intensive ballet and modern (Horton and Limon techniques are introduced) along with training in and exposure to many other genes of dance.

Senior

Ages 13-25

Artists will strengthen and hone their skills while experiencing the practices and principles needed for success as today’s dancer. Encouraged to develop the versatility to perform a range of work, each student is nourished with first-hand knowledge from experienced industry professionals. Ideal for the student curious about dance as a career.

Performance Program

Ages 13-25

Available to students registered for 2 weeks in Senior division. “Dance Art” is our philosophy with the goal to display these works as often as possible. Summer Intensive participants may now display their art and gain valuable performance experience working with our talented choreographers on the creation of new repertoire.

The Performance Program will begin rehearsals in the afternoons throughout the first week and continue through the second. These new works will be presented Friday, August 8 at 7:30 p.m. in conjunction with the Project Moves summer benefit concert.

Participation Fee: $100.00.

Educators Welcome

Teachers may travel from room to room observing all classes.

*Please note we will not be proving housing at Mind Body Soul 2014

Hotels in the area:

Residence Inn Marriot, Brockton, MA 508.583.3600

Courtyard, Stoughton, MA 781.297.7000

Country Inn & Suites by Carlson, Brockton, MA 508.559.0099

 

Past Guest Faculty

Hani Abaza
Teddy Forance
Nailah Bellinger
Jean Appolon
Tracy Stanfield
Kenny Wormald
Jen Conidi
Sandi Duncan
Donna Silva
Chaz Buzan
Carlos Dos Santos
Al Blackstone
Steve Vaughn
Christina Belinski
DJ Guthrie
Angie Conte
Patti Eisenhauer
Chris Judd
Roseann Ridings
Rachel White
Laura Halzack
Jason Parsons
Joe Istre
Rennie Gold
Rhee Gold
Alicia Monaco
Larry Sousa
Amanda Lovely
Amber Perkins
Jay Barrett
Nick Baga
Kellie Grant
Jean Amos
Stacy Eastman
Mikeal Knight
Katie Kozul
Kathy Kozul
Andrew Turtle
Michael Lemanski
Joelle Consentino
 

The Fine Print

Mind, Body, Soul is designed for the dancer with a minimum of three years of training who wants to push the limits and step out of the box with all the possibilities of being an artist. Students must throw away their insecurities with unfamiliar dance styles and use this experience to build upon their artistic vocabulary.

For nearly 50 years, ballet has served The Gold School and its alumni very well as the foundation of all dance training at the school. If you dislike ballet or do not appreciate its value to all dance forms this program may not be for you.

As a respect to all dance forms, each dancer is expected to dress the part. Just as you might wear cool sneakers and sweats for hip hop, we expect girl dancers to wear pink tights, a one-piece leotard, and their hair in a bun for every ballet class. Male dancers should wear a dance belt, tights (preferred) or black shorts and a white leotard or t-shirt for ballet class.

Dancers must enter the classroom without a parent. Only registered dancers are allowed in any classroom during Mind, Body, Soul.

Respect for fellow students, faculty, and staff, as well as our facilities, is expected at all times. Any breach of this policy will result in immediate dismissal from the program.

Dress Code

(Female) Ballet will be taken in a solid one-piece black or dark colored leotard and pink tights with hair in a tight bun.

(Males) Ballet will be taken in shorts or tights w/solid white leotard or t-shirt.

Modern class must be taken barefoot.

*Dancers may change for other subjects. Dancers should bring a yoga mat.

Dancers should bring a lunch daily. Water is available at the school.

In some cases these programs fill before the deadline. Don’t miss out—register early! Dancers and teachers will be accepted in the order their registration is received. Once a class is full it closes.

To reserve your space all dancers must be registered with tuition paid by date TBA.

All tuition is due in U.S. Funds. Checks, Money Orders, MasterCard and Visa accepted.

No single class or daily rates offered.

All programs run approx. 9:30 a.m. or 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., subject to change.

NO REFUNDS. CREDITS FOR FUTURE PROGRAMS MAY BE APPLICABLE WITH A DOCTORS NOTE.