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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

NEWS: RDT Presents Two Week Dance Intensive

What: In-depth dance workshop with master teacher, Susan Hadley
Who: Intermediate/Advanced dancers with extensive dance experience (18+ years of age)
When: June 18-29, 2012 (Monday-Friday, 9 am-4 pm)
Where: Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center (138 W 300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101)
How: Visit www.rdtutah.org/summerdance2012.html to learn more & to register

Repertory Dance Theatre presents Summerdance 2012, an in-depth dance workshop with master teacher and choreographer, Susan Hadley, former principal dancer with Mark Morris, Senta Driver and Meredith Monk, rehearsal director of White Oak Project and currently Professor of Dance at Ohio State University.

Workshop Participants will have the opportunity to study Modern Dance Technique and Composition with Ms. Hadley and will learn Hadley's, "Commonplace" alongside the RDT dancers, as they prepare for the 2012-13 Season.

Participants will also study Improvisation and learn historical and contemporary repertory selected from RDT´s vast modern dance library. All participants will perform in the final workshop showing with the RDT Company on Friday, June 29.

Classes - Daily Schedule
9:00-10:30 am Modern Technique with Susan Hadley
10:45-12:15 pm Repertory (learn Hadley's Commonplace)
12:15-1:15 pm Lunch*
1:15-2:30 pm Improvisation/Composition with Susan Hadley & Lynne Wimmer
2:45-4:00 pm RDT Repertory (including Michio Ito, Bill Evans, and other revolutionary choreographers in RDT's 46 year history.
*Twice a week, students will have "Lunch Sessions" with activities ranging from historical videos, lectures, and Q&A sessions with RDT dancers and choreographers. 

·       Full Workshop: $600 ($50 discount if registered by April 15)
·       1/2 day (morning only): $300
·       Technique only: $15 per class (no punch cards accepted) or $125 for the entire two weeks
·       Saltdancefest*/Summerdance Workshop combo : $1,100
·       Discounted rate for Educators - click here to learn more

*SaltDanceFest is the University of Utah's summer workshop for 2012. Click here for more information. 

Registration & More
·       Must register by June 1, 2012.
·       Housing is available through the University of Utah.
·       University credit for teachers and currently enrolled students is available for an additional $40 paid to the University of Utah.
Call 801-534-1000 or email lynne@rdtutah.org with any questions.

Susan Hadley
Susan Hadley (Professor at Ohio State University) was a principal dancer with the Mark Morris Dance Group, performing internationally and on Dance in America. She was a member of Senta Driver's company HARRY and she performed with Meredith Monk. As rehearsal director for Mark Morris she worked with Baryshnikov's White Oak Dance Project, with Zivili's premier of The Office, and with the Royal Opera's production of Platee. Her own work has been performed by Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Repertory Dance Theatre, American Repertory Ballet, BalletMet Columbus, Ballet Memphis, Ballet Pacifica, The University Dance Company, CATCO, and Drums Downtown. Hadley's work has been supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, The Choo San Goh Foundation, Ohio Arts Council, Greater Columbus Arts Council, OSU College of the Arts, and Wexner Center for the Arts. At OSU, where she received her MA in Dance, Hadley teaches modern technique, composition, repertory and pedagogy. She is the recipient of the 2002 Colleges of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award, and the 2006 OSU Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching.

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