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Saturday April 22

Ways Not To Drown

Deborah Slater Dance Theater

Saturday April 22, 11:00 AM

San Francisco

Dance & Theater Workshop open to artists & creatives of all disciplines. Experiment using writing, moving & vocalization to create new material, gain specific, repeatable tasks to take home and use in your own creative process. How do you locate source material, transform it into your art form & translate it for an audience? Dive deep into your creative process and end up somewhere unexpected! ...

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Thursday April 27

Tamalpa Dances with Joy Cosculluela

Tamalpa Institute

Thursday April 27, 12:30 PM

Berkeley

What if you had an idea that you wanted to explore for a dance/ movement piece? What if you had a map to help shape your idea? If you experience creativity as a non-linear process and are interested in exploring how this process can guide you, join us for a mini-introduction to the Halprin RSVP Cycles/ Scoring. Drawing from the Halprin’s body of work, participants will be introduced to the ...

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Tuesday April 25

Pre-Beginner level Argentine Tango dance

Intimate Embrace Tango

Tuesday April 25, 6:30 PM

Berkeley

Finding the Joy of Connection and Powerful Healing in this compassionate dance. Join award winning Teacher Sonja Riket in her signature workshop on the somatic approach to Argentine Tango. Using somatic exercises, we will explore our body's ability to listen and respond to another's presence in preparation for partner dancing. Guided by the music we will share the joy of communicating through ...

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Saturday April 22

Making Networks: Exploring Creative Choreography

UC Berkeley Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies

Saturday April 22, 10:00 AM

Berkeley

This workshop, Krista DeNio, is open to all and will include a brief physical warm-up, followed by creative exchange through improvisational, ensemble building exercises. Next we'll do some "making", bringing creative ideas into choreographic action. Generative content will be used from "NETWORK", the Berkeley Dance Project piece choreographed by DeNio about networks of communications among ...

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Monday April 24

Flowing Energy in Dance

Lily Cai Dance Company

Monday April 24, 7:00 PM

San Francisco

Lily Cai takes you to a new level of strength, stamina, and artistry - a technique that develops inner power, core strength, and intuitive motion drawn from the Chinese concept of Qi. Lily believes in bringing the consciousness of the body into all dances. The body is first. Beautiful movement is the result. This technique, teaches you how to lighten your body, sustain movement, and dance ...

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Sunday April 23

Day of Dance for Every Body

Big Moves

Sunday April 23, 11:45 AM

Berkeley

Join Big Moves in celebrating all bodies with an afternoon of free beginner-friendly classes with the most joyful and body-positive instructors on the block. Stay tuned for exact schedule and accessibility details, coming soon!

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Wednesday April 26

Bellydance

YWCA Berkeley/Oakland

Wednesday April 26, 7:00 PM

Berkeley

This class is open to dancers of different dance backgrounds and levels. Learn body isolations, shimmies, and basic layering techniques in a fun and supportive environment

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Saturday April 22

Intergenerational Dance & Storytelling

USF Dance Generators

Saturday April 22, 2:00 PM

San Francisco

Join Dance Generators, USF’s intergenerational performance company, for a lively workshop that engages participants in our signature dance/theater process. We invite people of all ages to explore memory through movement, practicing improvisation and composition with dynamic group of students, adults and elders from throughout the Bay Area. You can also catch a sneak peak of the company’s new ...

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Friday April 28

Tarot as a Basis for Meaningful Choreography-Intro

Polarity Tarot

Friday April 28, 11:00 AM

Berkeley

FIND YOUR INNER ARCHETYPE Introducing how to implement the Tarot for personal and universal choreography, with Miriam Jacobs and guest choreographer May Kesler. *Craft an expressive dance using the Tarot as a guide. *Use Tarot for the first time or in a new way. *Evoke the healing power of dance/movement.

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Thursday April 27

Tarot as a Basis for Meaningful Choreography-Intro

Polarity Tarot

Thursday April 27, 5:00 PM

Berkeley

FIND YOUR INNER ARCHETYPE Introducing how to implement the Tarot for personal and universal choreography, with Miriam Jacobs and guest choreographer May Kesler. *Craft an expressive dance using the Tarot as a guide. *Use Tarot for the first time or in a new way. *Evoke the healing power of dance/movement.

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Saturday April 22

Be A Choreographer For A Day

Quicksilver Dance

Saturday April 22, 2:15 PM

Berkeley

Have you ever wondered how a dance is made, moment-to-moment in the studio? After a short introduction to choreographic ideas and tools, participants in this workshop will have the opportunity to direct one or more Quicksilver dancers in changing and developing a pre-set movement phrase and then to share their creation with the whole group. Thus, unlike a typical choreography workshop in which ...

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Sunday April 30

Blossom Festival - International Dance Party

Folk Dance Federation of N. CA.

Sunday April 30, 12:30 PM

San Francisco

Participate in a large program of dances from around the world. First hour to be instruction time for dancers of all ages and experience. Beginners encouraged. Basic rhythms, steps and styling will be reviewed. All levels welcome. Mixed program including requests will follow until 5pm. Stay for dance performance during intermission.

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Soul Sanctuary Dance - Freestyle Community Dance

Soul Sanctuary Dance

Sunday April 30, 11:00 AM

Berkeley

Since 2003, Berkeley's midday Sunday dance at Ashkenaz: "Where newcomers feel like regulars, and regulars feel like family." Every Sunday from 11 am to 1 pm, we dance to an irresistible eclectic blend of funk, blues, world music, positive hip hop, reggae, dance classics, soul, jazz, rock, electronica, pop, and other music to free mind, body and soul. Soul Sanctuary Dance is a welcoming and ...

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Saturday April 29

Ways Not To Drown

Deborah Slater Dance Theater

Saturday April 29, 11:00 AM

San Francisco

Dance & Theater Workshop open to artists & creatives of all disciplines. Experiment using writing, moving & vocalization to create new material, gain specific, repeatable tasks to take home and use in your own creative process. How do you locate source material, transform it into your art form & translate it for an audience? Dive deep into your creative process and end up somewhere unexpected! ...

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