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Taste of the Catskills Festival-New Video Installations Oct. 12 & 13

Taste of the Catskills Festival 2013

New Video Installations and Performance by Pooh Kaye
October 12 and 13, 2013
TICKETS: 8 Adults, $5 Children, children under 5 yrs. free
Top floor of the Barn at Maple Shade Farm
2066 County Highway 18, Delhi, NY, 13753

October 12, 2013 will mark the start of the Taste of the Catskills Festival. This two-day event is filled with food, workshops, activities, and even more.  This year the festival will also host the New Video Installations and Performance by Pooh Kaye at the Maple Shade Farm.  Pooh Kaye, an award-winning artist and choreographer will premiere her new video installations entitled, Yachta Yadda.  This single frame video installation challenges a yacht ride with machines, a ladder, and the earth to generate a backyard pond with destructive results.

Along with her award-winning stop-motion films, Pooh Kaye has seen her work in the Metropolitan Museum, Lincoln Center, and the Whitney Museum of American Art to name a few.

(Note:  Expect to see video hidden within farm equipment, layered projections and ambulatory objects!)

Maine Island Dance Festival June 17-22, 2013

Maine Island Dance Festival is hosting their second annual dance intensive June 17-22, 2013 in Chebeague Island, Maine. This festival will include a 5 day intensive focusing on Countertechnique, Reactive Body Technique, Choreography, and Dance and Technology. The week will culminate with a performance featuring festival participants’ work in the choreography and dance technology classes.  Teachers include: Andrew Cowan, Kira Blazek, Holly Rothschild, Sheldon Smith, and Lisa Wymore.

day rate | 9-12  | $35
single class rate | $20

email to learn more.

Weekly Webdance: Shambala Festival- Life’s About Learning to Dance In The Rain

The Shambala Festival in the UK brings people together to share love and happiness at a secret location with a surprise lineup of artists and programs.  This uplifting short film captures the essence of the 2011 festival and shows how different cultures and beliefs can come together as one.  With its vibrant colors and theatrical flair, the Shambala Festival lives up to its name which in Tibetan Buddhist tradition means “a mythical paradise inhabited by enlightened beings.”

This year’s festival will occur over Bank Holiday weekend: Aug 23-26th. For more information click here.

DFA’s “Films that Move” Events-One day left!

Dance Film Association and CultureStream proudly presents:

“Films That Move” at the World Financial Center

Starting July 1st through July 31st, you can experience stunning images celebrating the art of dance.  Under DFA and CultureStream, this festival includes the mystifying world of dance, and the “picturesque” movement in the Winter Garden on the Big TV.

220 Vesey Street
New York, NY, 10281

Cost: Free

Screening Schedule
Mondays at 4pm – Program 1: Color
Tuesdays at 4pm – Program 2: Space
Wednesdays at 4pm – Program 3: Water
Thursdays at 4pm – Program 4: Play
Fridays at 4pm – Programs 1, 2, 3, 4: All

Program 1: Color includes: 1) Ana Cembrero Coca and Jorge Piquer Rodriguez’s VRTTI 2) David Rousseve’s Two Seconds After Laughter and 3) Kat Cole and Eric Garcia’s Drift.

Program:2 Space includes: 1) Gabrielle Lamb’s Figment 2) Katrina McPherson and Simon Fildes’s There is a Place 3) Matt Tarr’s Little Ease and 4) Noemie LaFrance’s Melt.

Program:3 Water includes: 1)  Rosemary Lee and Peter Anderson’s Boy 2) Vickie Mendoza’s The Last Martini 3) Marta Renzi’s Aqua-Booty 4)Conor Horgan and Martha O’Neill’s Deep End Dance and 5) Chisa Hidaka’s Together.

Program:4 Play includes: 1) Pooh Kaye’s Spring Cleaning 2) David Fernandez’s White Shirt, Black Tie, Black Pants XXS 3) Ruben van Leer’s Play House and 4) Mitchell Rose & Body Vox’s Advance.

Click here for further information!

Call for dancers at the Dance Video Academy 2012

Dance Video Academy 2012 in Linz, Austria
Come Join The Adventure!

This workshop is designed to advance your abilities as a dance improviser and composer as well as to teach you how to make a dance film. It is directed to dance artists and dancers who are interested in the world of dance film making. During the week, you will be lead through the art form by skilled professionals and at the end of the week you will have the option to present your work.   Each day will begin with a warm up class lead by a contemporary dancer followed by an improvisation and composition class. In the afternoon, a 3-hour dance video class will take place. After that you are free to use the time to work on ideas with other participants in the workspace. At the end of the week a showcase with be presented.

The following price includes the workshop as well as the accommodation:
462 Euros or  577.00 US
The accommodation is either a sleeping room with multiple beds or a shared apartment with some share rooms.  Please be aware that this is not a standard hotel stay.

Deadline for Participants
Please e-mail us at explaining why you wish to join this workshop and state your professional level. Please note that you need to at least be a dance student (university or academy level or you provide us other proof of your technical ability) to be able to participant in this workshop.  Please provide us with your full name, address, e-mail-contact and a website (if available).  The deadline for the application is the following:
First Round: 07/15/2012
Late Round: 08/15/2012

More information about this workspace click here and here.

For more information on this workshop click here.

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