In Partnership with Westchester Square BID
Invite - 0 BRONX-BASED CHOREOGRAPHERS AND DANCERS
To Take Part In BRANCH DANCES WORKSHOP
Led by MERIÁN SOTO
BRANCH DANCES WORKSHOP: On three consecutive weekends in May 2014, Merián Soto will guide workshop participants in her Branch Dance meditative performance practice. Workshop participants will balance and interact with tree branches in multiple ways, practicing detailed sequencing movement through inner pathways, and paying close attention to the effects of their actions on their bodies and states of mind.
WORKSHOP SCHEDULE: May 3,4,10,11,17 & 18, 2014; 12-3 pm.
WORKSHOP LOCATION: BAAD / 2474 Westchester Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461 & the surrounding area
o Exclusive registration for Bronx-based choreographers and dancers: Now-March 16, 2014
o Citywide choreographers and dancers: March 17-April 25, 2014
STIPEND: Workshop participants will receive a stipend of $300 upon completion of the workshop.
REGISTRATION: To receive a registration form, please email: Tori Swedin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Merián Soto is a Bessie-Award winning choreographer and performance artist who, for over 35 years, has created and performed group and collaborative pieces across the US and internationally. Puerto Rican born, Soto came of age in the Bronx, where she co-founded Pepatián with Patti Bradshaw and Pepón Osorio. Soto is Professor of Dance at Temple University. Since 2005, she has developed Branch Dances performances for indoor and outdoor spaces, including Lincoln Center and Wave Hill. For more information on Branch Dances, visit: http://www.meriansoto.com/credits.html