Special Workshops

Special Workshops

Perfect your technique or experiment with a new style. Workshops are led by world-renowned artists and take place in some of dance’s most historic studios. Workshops are open to intermediate/advanced dancers ages 16+. Certain workshops are open to participants ages 12+.

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged online or call 413.243.9919 x166. Pre-registration opens Monday at 9am the week of class, unless noted otherwise. Walk-ups are accommodated as space permits. Quiet observation is welcome unless noted otherwise.

All participants require a signed liability/media release waiver. Participants younger than 18 require a parent/guardian signature. Liability/media release waiver can be completed online when you pre-register or by downloading a hard copy

Festival 2019 Special Workshops

July 30, 6:30-8pm | Tap

Registration opens June 17 at 9am

Guests artists to be announced

Perfect your technique or experiment with a new style in this tap class!

Please wear comfortable clothing to move in and tap shoes.

August 11, noon-1pm | Gaga/people
Registration opens August 5 at 9am

Open to all levels ages 16+

Led by Bobbi Jene Smith, experience a Gaga/people class. Gaga/people classes offer a creative framework for participants to connect to their bodies and imaginations, increase their physical awareness, improve their flexibility and stamina, and experience the pleasure of movement in a welcoming, accepting atmosphere. Gaga/people classes are open to people ages 16+, regardless of their background in dance or movement; no previous dance experience required. Read Bobbi Jene Smith’s bio.

Please wear comfortable clothing to move in. Participants welcomed to dance in socks or barefoot.