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Composition for Adults with Mary Armentrout

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Updated 1/2/2022 with Session II schedule changes
Updated 8/28/2021 with 2021-22 schedule information

An opportunity for emerging choreographers everywhere!

This virtual class (held on zoom) is a combination of class/lab time, independent rehearsal time, and feedback time.  You will embark on the creation of a dance after a period of small studies and after settling on a topic that interests you, guided by Mary Armentrout, award-winning, internationally-acclaimed choreographer.  This class is open to teens and adults.

Mary Armentrout is a teacher, choreographer, dancer, and Feldenkrais Practitioner and the director of the Mary Armentrout Dance Theater (MADT).  Over the years she has taught movement and dance to many varieties to people ages 4 to 60+.  Her understanding of movement and the human body is informed by her decades of study of Contemporary Modern Dance, Ballet, Butoh, Aikido, Authentic Movement, Alexander Technique, and of course the Feldenkrais Method.  Working across disciplines, her experimental choreographic works attempt to viscerally engage and complicate aspects of intentionality, presence, identity, and being-in-the-world for her audiences and recently garnered an Isadora Duncan Dance Award.  Her work has been presented at numerous venues all over the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as across the US and the UK, Europe, and China, recently touring to the Brighton Fringe and appearing in the San Francisco International Arts Festival.


Fall Workshop 2021: Composition for Adults & Teens

Session 1: Adult Composition
Instructor: Mary Armentrout
Mondays 7-9pm **NOTE NEW TIME
October 18-December 20, 2021 (10 weeks)
Session price: $170 cash/check or $176.80 credit card


Spring Workshop 2022: Composition for Adults & Teens

Session 2: Adult Composition
Instructor: Mary Armentrout
Jan 4-Apr 26 (17 weeks)
Tuesdays 6-8pm **NOTE NEW TIME
Cost: $272 (or $282.88 by credit card) + $20 performance fee to support end-of-series performance

Session 2 will culminate in a performance in April 2021. Date and time to be determined to fit the needs of the class.

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