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location-mapInternationally-renowned contemporary dance company Gallim Dance offers a range of weekly and monthly movement and improvisation classes, yoga workshops, open rehearsals, informal performances, and artist residencies. Experience Gallim Dance’s immersive movement and process, and the vibrant creative voice of its Artistic Director, Andrea Miller. 





$17 / class




Movement Invention Lab explores movement that encourages mind/body connectivity, imagination & athleticism through the spirit of play and focused pursuits. Classes begin with a rigorous Gallim warm-up & continue with improvisatory games. This lab seeks to develop tools in movement invention useful in the creative process and fosters critical dialogue about movement & art.

Monthly showings of new works & existing repertory performed by Gallim’s award-winning ensemble. A great opportunity to get closer to the artistic process.


Gallim Company Class
Every Monday + Wednesday | 10 – 11:15 AM ($13)
In a series of immersive improvisational experiments students build road maps to self-discovery. This class is inspired by Gallim’s collective discoveries in physical therapy, traditional movement techniques, Ballim, Gaga, and Miller’s choreographic works. Each class develops students technical growth through a sensitive and imaginative conversation between the muscular, nervous, skeletal, and cognitive systems.
Guest Artist Series
Tuesday + Thursday | 10 – 11:30 AM ($15) – Dates Vary
The Guest Artist Series is a curated series of classes taught by dance artists in our community. These classes add diversity to Gallim Dance’s Programming and will include classes from teachers such as Sidra Bell, Antonio Brown, Alex Springer and Xan Burley, and more.

Jon Ole Olstad


11/3 – 11/5

 JON OLE OLSTAD he was first hired for the tour project “Kamuyot”, a collaboration between the Swedish Riksteatern and Batsheva Dance Company led by artistic director Ohad Naharin. During this time he participated in daily ‘gaga’ class, the training form they use in Batsheva Dance Company, and developed a great love and respect for this work. In 2010 Jon Ole formed the choreographic duo “Ruth n ´Walter” together with Caroline Skjoershammer. Their first duet “Epilogue” got invited to the Cross Connection Choreography Competition and in 2012 they created “Dear, its time to turn the lights off”, which was performed in different festivals and venues. In 2013, Jon Ole was hired by Nederlands Dans Theater 1, led by artistic director Paul Lightfoot. He has worked with choreographers such as Paul Lighfoot and Sol Leon, Johan Inger, Hofesh Shechter, Marco Goecke, Alexander Ekman, Jiri Kylian, Mehdi Walerski and Crystal Pite. In 2015 he was awarded 1. Prize in the prestigious competition, International Solo- Tanz Festival in Stuttgart.  JonOlstad

Sidra Bell


11/10 – 11/17

SIDRA BELL (Artistic Director), is currently a Master Lecturer at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and was an Adjunct Professor at Barnard College in New York City. She will begin an adjunct position at Ball State University in Illinois in 2015.  She has a degree in History from Yale University and an MFA in Choreography from Purchase College Conservatory of Dance. Ms. Bell has won several awards, notably a prestigious 1st Prize for Choreography at the International Solo Tanz Theater Festival in Stuttgart, Germany. Her critically acclaimed work has been seen throughout the United States and in Denmark, France, Austria, Bulgaria, Turkey, Germany, China, Canada, Aruba, Korea, Brazil, and Greece. Bell has received many commissions from institutions internationally and created over 100 new works.

 Sidra Bell
TRANSFORMøTIONOctober 22 – 29 | Tuesday and Thursday | 10am – 11:30am[ Classes may be purchased at the door, or on the weekly classes event registration above ]

Transformotion is a movement experience that honors the sacredness of the dance. It honors our lineage by acknowledging our capacity to heal our self and our communities through movement. We come to the space in the spirit of self-discovery and with a desire for self-mastery in mind, body, and emotion.

We use our physical form to create opportunities for expansion in mind and spirit. Where movement has become blocked, restricted, and lifeless, we use our bodies to increase flow and awakening.

We heal our emotional and physical wounds by changing our relationship to our body and the world around us. We witness each other’s struggles and victories, honoring the journey of each dancer and the community as a whole.

We work independently, in couples, or in groups. We use writing, contemplation, meditation, vocalization, and movement as tools to increase awareness. We create a healing and supportive environment to foster deep human connection and boundless exploration. We enter the space with an open mind and the playfulness of a child. We allow ourselves and others to express fully.

 10697159_10152283020067583_8331138953802574151_o ABOUT RON AMITRon Amit was born in Israel and began his professional career in 2003 when he joined the Batsheva Ensemble. While in Batsheva, Ron performed works by Ohad Naharin, Sharon Eyal, Arkady Zaides and more.  Ron collaborated with Daniel Landaualso and was a part of Matanicola, a Berlin based collaborative project. He received the America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarship from 2003-2004 and from 2004-2006 he served as an Outstanding Dancer in the IDF. Ron’s choreographic work has been performed in the US, Holland, Belgium, Spain, Denmark, Italy, Switzerland, Hungary, India  and Israel.Ron has been a certified Gaga Movement Languish teacher since 2004.  He was the first certified teachers to bring Gaga to the US and has been teaching Gaga around the world for several years. Ron was a co-founded and director of a non-profit called Zuzu – Balance in Motion in Israel. The organization used dance and the process of creating a performance as a healing experience for people with disabilities. Those projects performed in Switzerland and Israel. Ron is  Co-Founder and and Co-Director of Transformøtion with his partner Michael.  Together they facilitate transformational dance workshops and classes for all people.
December 14 – 18, 2015 | 10AM – 4 PM | Daily

Gallim Dance Studio |  520 Clinton Ave Brooklyn, NY
Unearth your creative potential through structured technique and repertory classes, improvisational and compositional skill building, and performance studies.
 T U I T I O NEarly Bird Registration: $425
Save $75 when you register early!
To benefit from this discount registration must be before Monday, November 2nd, 2015.Standard Registration: $500
 H O U S I N GHousing not included.
 R E F U N D  &  C A N C E L L A T I O N   P O L I C YTuition fees will be refunded in full only if a written notice of cancellation is received on or before Friday, November 6th. Cancellations made, with written notice, between Saturday, November 7th and Friday December 4th will receive a 50% refund of fees paid. Withdrawal due to illness or injury after Friday, December 4th will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and will only be considered with a written doctor’s note. There will be no refunds offered on or after December 14th, 2015.
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S K I L L – L E V E L  R E C O M M E N D A T I O N SIt is highly recommended that participants have completed one year in a BA/BFA dance program or worked for at least one year in the professional field. 
Gallim Dance’s Clinton Hill arts community engagement program is generously supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. Additionally, this program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
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