Saturday, June 20, 2009

Max Stone Contemporary Workshop

6-Day Special Contemporary Workshop with Max Stone
July 20th -25th Mon-Fri 11:00 am- 1:00 pm and
Saturday the 25th 12:30 pm- 2:00 pm

Max is an internationally recognized teacher and choreographer of Contemporary Dance. He holds a Master’s Degree in Choreographic Theory and Practice and has served as Senior Lecturer on the dance faculty at Southern Methodist University. He was with the original Broadway cast of the Neil Simon musical/play, They’re Playing Our Song. He has taught classes at the Juilliard Conservatory and conducted choreography seminars for Cirque du Soleil. Max was Artistic Director of The New York Dance Exchange, an international intensive workshop series, and he continues to teach throughout Europe and Japan. Currently, Max is on the faculties of STEPS on Broadway and Dance New Amsterdam, (DNA).

As a contemporary dance artist and teacher, Max has developed his own philosophy and approach to movement and technique. He has created a unique movement style focusing on alignment, strength and transitional phrasing. The objective of the class is to prepare and train the dancer in both lyrical and percussive disciplines, with an emphasis on movement quality and dynamics. His teaching and choreographic skills have brought him international and critical acclaim.

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