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location-map Internationally-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.
WEEKLY
FALL SEASON
September 3rd – December 5th, 2014
Every Monday + Wednesday | 10 – 11:15 AM
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.
NEW-CLASS
BALLET
September 9th – October 9th
Tuesdays + Thursdays | 10:30 AM – 12 PM
$10ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Ellie Kusner is a Bessie Award winning performer currently teaching various dance forms at Hofstra University, as well as pilates at The Juilliard School, NY Theater Ballet, and privately to dancers and non-dancers throughout the city. She was trained at Boston Ballet, where she performed with the company in countless productions, and at Barnard College, from which holds her BA. She has worked with a wide array of choreographers including Pam Tanowitz, Ellen Cornfield, Mark Morris (at the Met Opera), Meredith Monk, Nilas Martins, Anne Zuerner and many others. She recently earned an MSc in Dance Science from Trinity Laban, London, UK and as an independent lecturer on Dancer Health and Wellness, has presented from coast to coast and internationally.Class reflects Ellie’s anatomical knowledge, contemporary aesthetic sensibility, slight flare for the dramatic, and the total joy she finds in technical precision.
 

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workshops
eight by eight: The Workshop
September 27th | 2:30 – 6:30 PM
$40

eight by eight: The Workshop dives into the create process of Gallim Dance’s Artistic Director, Andrea Miller, as she creates her first Site-Specific work to be presented at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center. Through this work, Miller, a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow, and her company members will bring contact with the gravitational and intimate behavior of two people constrained to an 8ft by 8ft cube, framed by the cavernous space of the Atrium. Discover the insides of this intimate work by joining in the process on September 27th.

MONTHLY
OPEN LEVEL
MOVEMENT INVENTION LAB WORKSHOP
$17 / class
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
OPEN REHEARSALS

Free Admission
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.


AROUND-TOWN
Peridance / Gallim Dance Workshop
Aug 25 – 29, 2014 / 4 – 6 PM
Single Class: $20 / Full Workshop: $90
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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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Gallim Dance’s Open Rehearsal and Movement Invention Lab series is generously supported by the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation
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