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Our Summer Dance Lab is a creative laboratory for dancers 14+, where they will have the opportunity to work closely with guest artists. The lab is a 8 day workshop exploring and learning artistic skills and professional excellence. All dancers enrolled in the Summer Dance Lab will take class every morning with International artist Kang Seok Lee from South Korea. After class dancers will have the opportunity to be a part of the creation project through one of the two pieces that will be created during the 8 day program. There will be an audition on the first day after the workshop to select which dancers will be cast in each piece. This year Summer Dance Lab will be in Collaboration with the Detroit Revival Project.

THE TWO WORKS

BEING CREATED DURING THE

8 DAYS OF SUMMER DANCE LAB:

  1. Workshop with International guest artist Kang Seok Lee
  2. Detroit Revival Project collaboration piece with Barbara Selinger

 

FEES:

8 days of workshops + Audition $400

* Registration Deadline: July 13, 2018


MEET INTERNATIONAL GUEST ARTIST KANG SEOK LEE

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MEET GUEST ARTIST

Barbara Selinger

Barbara Selinger is artistic director of DDCdances, a company she co-founded in 1980. She is the only Michigan dance artist awarded six Creative Artist Grants from the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs to create, perform and produce her work. Her choreography, celebrated for its humanity, has been presented throughout Michigan, in Detroit, Chicago, New York City and Toronto. Barbara has more than 30 years experience in higher education where she mentors students pursuing dance careers, and conducts numerous dance/arts classes, in schools grades K-12. She has earned a MEd in Dance - Wayne State University (WSU) and BA - Anna Maria College. She was awarded the prestigious Arts Achievement Award from WSU, Teacher of the Year Award from the Michigan Dance Association, selected as one of 3 artists for the Governor’s People’s Choice Award for outstanding Michigan artist, and was the 2015 recipient of Michigan Youth Arts Touchstone Award as educator of the year.


SCHEDULE:

Friday 8/3 - Thursday 8/9

9-10:30 Workshop by KangSeok Lee

10:30-12:30 Rehearsal by Barbara Selinger

1:15-2:00 Rehearsal by Barbara Selinger

Thursday 8/2

9-10:30 Workshop by KangSeok Lee

10:30-11:30 Audition

12:15-3:00 Rehearsal by Barbara Selinger

 

Sunday 8/12

Performance At Detroit Dance City Festival