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Master Class Martha Graham Dance Technique with Guest Artist Virginie Mécène

Former Martha Graham Dance Company Principal Dancer, Artistic Director of Graham 2, and Principal Dancer with Buglisi Dance Theater, NYC

Intermediate/Advanced Dancers, Ages 12-Adult

Thursday, October 18, 2018

4:30 – 6:00 PM

Kanopy Studio, 341 State St, Madison WI 53703

$25

 

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Kanopy Dance Company’s Season Opener

Celebrations!

Presented by Urban Land Interests, Custer Plumb Financial and Jendusa Design & Engineering
October 19-21, 2018

Revel in Emotions in Motion with Martha Graham’s masterwork “Celebration”

We kick off our season with Martha Graham’s uplifting masterwork Celebration. This signature piece is paired with Jacqulyn Buglisi’s hauntingly beautiful Sopsiri, performed by guest artists Virginie Mécène, Kevin Predmore, both of whom have extensive experience as principal dancers with Buglisi Dance Theatre and the Martha Graham Dance Company. Kanopy’s Artistic Directors Lisa Thurrell and Robert E. Cleary join the festival with darker muses in their original creations Miserere (have Mercy), and Fear is the Enemy.

At the Overture Center for the Arts 201 State Street Madison, WI 53703
Order tickets on line or by phone: Tickets: www.overturecenter.org, 608.258.4141

Or stop in at the Overture Box Office, 201 State Street, Madison, WI
Ticket Prices: $29/general, $22/students, $14/children, youth

Join Us! Register for Kanopy Dance Programs 2018-19

Join us! Whether you are new to dance, or a seasoned dancer… we have classes for you! Modern, Ballet, Choreography and more…..ages 3-adult – beginner through Professional. Get ready, get excited!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Register Now ! Ages 3-Adult All levels.

Advanced and intermediate students: Intensify your training, work with world renown master teachers in master workshops,  have a great time doing it!

Beginning and intermediate students:
Have a great time learning, creating, and working hard. Experience new ways of moving, improve your skills, deepen friendships and make new ones!

Beginning adult and teen students:
Have you always wanted to try dance classes? Join us!

Want to choreograph? Work together?
Adult Ensemble is a choreography & performance group for mixed levels.

Want to join Kanopy Company 2?
For advanced pre-professional students ages 15-26 who desire rigorous training and performance. By permission.

School Year 2018-2019 and Fall Term 1
Classes Ages 3-Adult, Beginner through Professional
Register Online at:  www.kanopydance.org
info@kanopydance.org
Classes begin Sept 4, register anytime.

School Year:
Sept 4, 2018-May 19, 2019.


All School Showcase:
Sunday May 19, 2019, 1-5pm, Overture Center

Level 1: ages 3-4, Beginning: Creative Modern/Ballet.
Level 1: ages 5-6, Beginning: Creative Modern/Ballet.
Level 2: ages 6-8,  Beginning/Cont: Creative Modern/Ballet.
Level 3: ages 8+, Advanced Beginning: Modern, Ballet, Choreography, Improvisation.
Level 4: ages 11+, Intermediate: Modern, Ballet, Pointe, Choreography, Improvisation.
Level 5: ages 12+, Advanced Intermediate: Modern, Ballet, Pointe, Choreography, Improvisation.
Level 6: ages 14+, Advanced: Modern, Ballet, Pointe, Choreography, Improvisation.

Adult Students: Beginning through Advanced classes in Modern and Ballet. Register for School Year, per term, class card, or drop in.

Kanopy Company 2: is a pre professional company and training program for advanced dancers ages 15-26 including intensive training, rehearsing, performing and choreography. Ask to audition/by permission.

Adult Ensemble: is a choreography and performance group. Adult students of mixed levels and ages develop their technique in their modern and ballet classes, while developing skills in choreography and performance Ensemble class.

REGISTER FOR CLASSES 
http://kanopydance.org/school-year/ Questions? E-mail us at  info@kanopydance.org or call the studio at  608 255-2211. We are located downtown on State Street near Overture Center: 341 State Street, Madison, WI 53703 

 

 

 

Kanopy Dance’s Season 2018-19 A Season of Festivals and Fetes!

 On Sale Aug 25, 2018

At the Overture Center for the Arts 201 State Street Madison, WI 53703
Order tickets on line or by phone: Tickets: www.overturecenter.org, 608.258.4141

Or stop in at the Overture Box Office, 201 State Street, Madison, WI
Ticket Prices: $29/general, $22/students, $14/children, youth

Celebrations!

Presented by Urban Land Interests, Custer Plumb Financial and Jendusa Design & Engineering
October 19-21, 2018

Revel in Emotions in Motion with Martha Graham’s masterwork “Celebration”

We kick off our season with Martha Graham’s uplifting masterwork Celebration. This signature piece is paired with Jacqulyn Buglisi’s hauntingly beautiful Sopsiri, performed by guest artists Virginie Mécène, Kevin Predmore, both of whom have extensive experience as principal dancers with Buglisi Dance Theatre and the Martha Graham Dance Company. Kanopy’s Artistic Directors Lisa Thurrell and Robert E. Cleary join the festival with darker muses in their original creations Miserere (have Mercy), and Fear is the Enemy.

 

Winter Fantasia

Presented by Harms Insurance, Wisconsin’s 57 Television, and AC Marriott Hotel
November 30, December 1 & 2, 2018

Deck the Halls with Snow Fairies, Solstice Lights and Carols

As the snowflakes begins to swirl, and icicles dot the winter landscape, Kanopy presents two treasured December stories through dance; Once Upon a Winter’s Eve, and The Norse Tree of Life (Yggdrasil). In Winter’s Eve, a little girl wanders into a glade of trees to play at twilight. Amongst the glistening branches and glittery snow she happens upon the snow fairies and their queen. Accompanied by Benjamin Britten’s “Ceremony of Carols,” it’s a stunning tale of winter wonder. Deeper in Kanopy’s snowy forest, audiences will encounter ladies dancing gaily under a mighty Norse evergreen. To mark the season, a little girl brings and her friends drape the tree with garlands and yuletide decorations. Don’t miss these holiday gems!

 

Devil’s Night

Presented by 94.1 JJO and Earthling Interactive
February 8-10 and 15-17, 2019

An Apocalyptic Vision in Heavy Metal

Enter the dark land of enchantment, the world of the Puppet Master in this glam-rock evening of supernatural horror and high jinks. Delight in the topsy-turvy world, set to the music of Apocolyptica, a four member, Finish, cello metal band. See inmates at an asylum dancing gleefully with the devil. Follow the outrageous Mohawk Man down the rabbit hole, and emerge in a world where Puppetmaster is in control. Delightfully creepy china dolls and figures in shrouds hold our hero captive. Finally they cross the River Styx, and even more otherworldly mayhem ensues. Come the dark side for one night and revel in this dream world!

 

Spring’s Awakening 


Presented by The Century House and SprintPrint
April 12-14, 2019

A New Crop Of World Premieres, Locally Made

The daffodils and tulips are poking through the frozen ground — spring is approaching, and with it a new crop of Kanopy Dance Lab Works, created by members of the company and our collaborators. Like a trip to the farmer’s market early in the season, you’ll be delighted with each bud, each tender bloom, each sign that a fruitful harvest is on its way. It’s the place for the freshest movements, expressions, and inspiration in modern dance—locally grown!

Kanopy Dance Lab Works, A New Collection Of World Premieres, Locally created, Globally Inspired by Kanopy’s Company of Dancers and Collaborators. Innovation, expressions, and inspiration in modern dance: New works created as part of the Kanopy Dance Lab Works, an ongoing initiative by Company members and guest artists committed to advancing the art of modern dance.

All Mainstage Performances Fri: 7:30pm;Sat: 5pm; Sat: 8pm Sun: 2:30pm

Kanopy Dance Company performances include:
Opening night Preshow Talk and Reception
Master Class week of show

 

Midsummer’s Eve

Presented by MADISON.COM Wisconsin State Journal and Full Compass
May 11, 2019

Kanopy Company 2 Heats Things Up

As the days get longer, the dancing continues long into warm, starry nights. After the fireflies come out, watch the next generation of dancers and choreographers take to the stage in an evening celebrating Kanopy Company 2. Get set for a summery, sultry evening, rife with new talent, highlighting the work of students in Kanopy’s pre-professional training program. Be there to see these accomplished young dancers spread their wings in daring performances of innovative, new choreography, exuberantly finding their light onstage at Overture Center.

Discover the next generation of talented dancers and choreographers in an evening that showcases and celebrates the work of our students in Kanopy’s intensive pre-professional training program, Kanopy Company 2. Watch our accomplished class of young dancers take the stage with powerful and artistically surprising performances and choreography.

Mainstage Performances Sat: 5pm; Sat: 8pm

Kanopy Company 2 performances include:
Reception after 8pm show