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The New York Baroque Dance Company’s Historical Dance Workshop is pleased to present the incredible Ana Yepes!

Study in beautiful Santa Barbara with Spanish historical dance expert, Ana Yepes! A native of Madrid, Yepes will teach a survey of Spanish court dances from the 16th century through the 18th century, including steps and variations of Espagnolette, Jácara and Paradetas, Folias, Canaries, Sarabandes.

Taught by both Catherine Turocy and Ana Yepes, the workshop will cover Spanish dances from the Baroque through the Enlightenment and will include both technique classes and lecture/demonstrations. The classes will address students of different levels, beginner to professional. Please bring castagnettes if you have them! 

Dates: Friday June 24th – Tuesday June 18th, 2016

Location: Santa Barbara, CA

Link to more information about tuition and housing:

The New York Baroque Dance Company Historical Dance Workshop

Watch Ana Yepes' Ensemble Donaires: Chacona

Upcoming Performances:

Thursday March 17th @ The Theatre at St. Clements, NYC

Beyond its two mainstage productions, Heartbeat Opera introduces its new series - three nights of collaborative-lab-cabaret, offering audiences a sneak peek into future projects and celebrating Heartbeat's ever-blossoming community of artists. I will revisit a solo work I premiered this past November with the wonderful musicians from Cantata Profana! 

For more information: Heartbeat Opera

Sunday April 10th @ The Jay Heritage Center, Rye NY 

Arts & Letters of our Founding Fathers; Music, song, dance, and letters from America's Founding Fathers, presented in historical spaces.

Drawing from the vast music library of Thomas Jefferson, with dance and song known to George Washington, Arts & Letters concerts bring history to life, tying historical spaces to the arts and culture of the era. Reflecting the world of Governor John Jay, the program includes music of internationally popular musicians of his day, Johann Christian Bach, Luigi Boccherini, and American composer Francis Hopkinson, with dramatic readings from letters and journal entries to set the scene, enhanced by re-creations of historical social dances of the era, featuring dancers in period costume to further illuminate the social culture of Colonial life.
Featuring Grant Herreid, instrumentalist, singer and narrator, with Leah Nelson on Baroque violin, and early keyboard specialist Dongsok Shin on harpsichord, this program is a collaboration with the New York Baroque Dance Company's Touchstone Project, Caroline Copeland and Matthew Ting, Baroque dancers.

For More Information: Jay Heritage Center

Tuesday April 12th @7:30pm  Alice Tully Hall, NYC

Terpsichore: A Baroque Dance Mix

Juilliard Historical Performance director Robert Mealy  leads Juilliard415 in a collaboration with Baroque dancers, Caroline Copeland, Carlos Fittante, Alexis Silver and Andrew Trego, showcasing dance suites of the Baroque era and featuring new choreography by Caroline Copeland and Carlos Fittante and Juilliard dancers.

For Ticket Information go to: Juilliard Website


Wednesday February 24th, Gallatin, NYU- Late 18th and Early 19th Century Social Dances of Europe and the United States

Tuesday March 8th, Parsons School of Design- The Minuet: Dance and Etiquette in Motion

Wednesday March 23rd, The University of Delaware's Fulbright Society- Baroque Music and Dance/Performed and Practiced

Monday April 18th, Ensemble ACJW (The Academy – a program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute)- Baroque Music and Dance Forms/ Performed and Practiced