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BILL EVANS SUMMER INSTITUTE OF DANCE AND SOMATIC DANCE CONFERENCE

The Evans Somatic Dance Institute announces
(as part of the 43rd annual Bill Evans Summer Institute of Dance)

21st Annual BILL EVANS TEACHERS INSTITUTE (BETI Northeast)

Somatic-Based, Student-Centered Dance Technique, Create Processes and Pedagogy”
(Integrating Principles and Practices of Laban/Bartenieff Movement Studies)

Bill Evans, Founder and Director; Cynthia Williams, Coordinator

For Established and Emerging Dance Educators (and younger dancers interested in a somatic-based, student-centered intensive workshop).

Thursday, July 4 through Tuesday, July 9, 2019

AND

The Evans Somatic Dance Institute and
Hobart and William Smith Colleges Dance Department present

7th Annual Somatic Dance Conference & Performance Festival

“Collaboration, Community and Social Justice”

Bill Evans, Founder and Co-Director; Cynthia Williams, Coordinator and Co-Director

Wednesday evening, July 10 through Sunday morning, July 14, 2019

 

Special One-Day Pre-Conference Workshops held on July 10 for those able to arrive on July 9 or early on July 10:

CREATIVE BALLET TEACHING, Cadence Whittier
DANCE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE, Rose Pasquarello Beauchamp and Missy Pfohl Smith
BALLET AND FELDENKRAIS, Kitty Daniels and Suzie Lundgren
EVANS SOMATIC DANCE TECHNIQUE, Bill Evans and Don Halquist

Keynote Presenters:

Christal Brown, choreographer, educator, performer, writer and activist.

Kitty Daniels, leader in the development of anatomy-based ballet pedagogy.

Bill Evans, choreographer & creator of the Evans Laban/Bartenieff-Based Dance Technique.

Sondra Fraleigh, creator of Shin Somatics and author of Dance and the Lived Body and seven other books.

Proposal applications for conference presentations will be accepted between November 1, 2018 and February, 1, 2019. Please e-mail Cynthia Williams, williams@hws.edu.


Registration opens on January 1, 2019 and closes on June 15, 2019.

Conference Information

For full information, visit the Bill Evans Dance website or Evans Somatic Dance Institute website.

Registration for the Somatic Dance Conference and/or BETI is not available online.

Registration fees are payable by check or money order only, mailed to Evans Dance Workshop, 2 Rosebank Drive, Providence, RI 02908.

Somatic Conference Scholarships are available for college students registered for the BETI and for students of presenters and choreographers in the Somatic Dance Conference and Performance Festival.

Housing and Meal Information

Residences open on the afternoon of July 3. Residences close by 11 a.m. on July 14.

Each reservation is considered as single occupancy at Odells Village.

Odells Village consists of a group of air-conditioned townhouses each with four single bedrooms, two bathrooms, living room, kitchen, and computer/internet access. There is a shared laundry facility within the pod, and the laundry machines are card access only. The space will consist of living room, kitchen, computer/internet access, linen, pillow, blanket, standard size towel and wash cloth are included on each bed in Odells. You may choose to bring a special pillow, blanket and/or larger bath towel with you. Please be sure to pack toiletries and a hair dryer for your stay.

Check-in for BETI will take place at the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts on the afternoon of July 3. Check-in for Somatic Dance Conference will take place at the Gearan Center for Performing Arts on the afternoon of July 10.

Laundry Card Information

To obtain a community cash card to access the laundry facilities, please visit this link for more information.

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Housing and Meal Requests and Payment


CONTACT

Conferences & Events
Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Mailing address: 300 Pulteney Street

Office address: Harris House
678 South Main Street
Geneva, NY 14456

Phone: (315) 781-3103
Fax: (315) 781-4325
Email: events@hws.edu

 

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