Workshops and Lecture/Demonstrations
Photo Credit: Alexis Silver
George Washington and the Dance Boiceville, NY with Andrew Appel and The Four Nations Ensemble
I teach workshops and regularly consult with musical and theatre groups across the US. These classes range from private to public and encompass 16th-19th century dance and theatrical practice. Please see list below for past classes:
Yale University NYU Gallatin Vassar College SUNY New Paltz Manhattan School of Music Barnard College
The Bloomingdale Music School The Hoff-Barthelson Music School Cornell University Rutgers University
DeSales University Virginia Commonwealth University Fordham University dell'Arte Opera Ensemble The Aquila Theatre
The Knights (Musical Group) Lincoln Center Theater Mask Arts Company
I have created and implemented different programs in historical dance for elementary schools around the US:
George Washington Loved to Dance
Photo Credit: Theresa Mesabesh
Brookeville, MD: 1st graders at Sherwood Elementary in performing to Yankee Doodle Dandy
This is a great program for children ages K-5th grades but could be adapted
for children of all ages. It takes different forms depending on the resources of the school.
Shakespeare and the Dance
I presented this program twice at PS 166, the Richard Rodgers School of Arts & Technology. It included teaching pavane and brawls plus short pantomimes and mock battles using text from Shakespeare's plays.
not spice up your wedding festivities with a little baroque intrigue!
I have worked with couples to add this colorful element to their
Pictured above is a performance I gave during a wedding reception at a historic Inn located in upstate NY. I choreographed a suite of dances to music by Henry Purcell. The theme was love, of course!