Changing year to year, summer and school year Intensive Workshops and Master Classes take the intermediate & advanced dancer, age 10-adult, on an in depth journey. Master teachers from around the globe come to Kanopy Dance to teach and inspire. Intensives and Master Classes are offered in the American Masters techniques of Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, Anna Sokolow, Erick Hawkins, and Lester Horton; training from the European Physical Theater and Corporeal Mime, and more.

Guest Artists and Faculty Second Quarter 2020

November 9, 2020-January 31, 2021

Virtual Quarter 2 (winter) LIVE via ZOOM.

Join us dancing with world acclaimed artists from around the country – along-side Kanopy’s Artistic Directors and Faculty. Deepen your dance technique and artistry. Engage in creative activities. Learn, and learn about, these modern dance techniques, their different foundations toward the physical art of movement, their beginnings, and how artists through time create and find inspiration.

Faculty:

  • Darwin Black, Kanopy faculty and company dancer; former dancer TU Dance and RIOULTDANCENY, Madison WI.
  • Robert E. Cleary, Artistic Director, Kanopy Dance, Madison, WI.
  • Georgia Corner, Kanopy faculty; former principal dancer Erick Hawkins Dance Company, Madison, WI.
  • Luis Gabriel Zaragoza, master teacher, principal dancer, Sokolow Theatre Dance Ensemble, New York, New York.
  • Samantha Geracht, artistic director Sokolow Theatre Dance Ensemble, New York, New York.
  • Anne Marie Loesch, master teacher, Humphrey-Weidman Technique, Chicago, IL.
  • Maya Finman Palmer, former Kanopy2 dancer; Professional Program, Alvin Ailey Dance Company, New York, New York.
  • Lisa Thurrell, Artistic Director, Kanopy Dance, Madison, WI.

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Guest Artists and Faculty Fall Quarter 2020

Sept 15-November 7, 2020

Virtual Fall Quarter LIVE via ZOOM.

Join us dancing with world acclaimed artists from around the country – along-side Kanopy’s Artistic Directors and Faculty. Deepen your dance technique and artistry. Engage in creative activities. Learn, and learn about, these modern dance techniques, their different foundations toward the physical art of movement, their beginnings, and how artists through time create and find inspiration.

Faculty:

  • Darwin Black, Kanopy faculty and company dancer; former dancer TU Dance and RIOULTDANCENY, Madison WI.
  • Robert E. Cleary, Artistic Director, Kanopy Dance, Madison, WI.
  • Georgia Corner, Kanopy faculty; former principal dancer Erick Hawkins Dance Company, Madison, WI.
  • Luis Gabriel Zaragoza, master teacher, principal dancer, Sokolow Theatre Dance Ensemble, New York, New York.
  • Samantha Geracht, artistic director Sokolow Theatre Dance Ensemble, New York, New York.
  • Maya Finman Palmer, former Kanopy2 dancer; Professional Program, Alvin Ailey Dance Company, New York, New York.
  • Lisa Thurrell, Artistic Director, Kanopy Dance, Madison, WI.

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Guest Artists & Faculty Summer 2020

June 15- August 7, 2020

Virtual Summer Intensive & Classes LIVE via ZOOM. And, to make sure we reach everyone, we will also have recorded classes.

Join us dancing with world acclaimed guest artists from around the country – along-side Kanopy’s Artistic Directors and Faculty. Deepen your dance technique and artistry. Engage in creative activities. Learn, and learn about, these modern dance techniques, their different foundations toward the physical art of movement, their beginnings, and how artists through time create and find inspiration.

Faculty:

  • Robert E. Cleary, Artistic Director, Kanopy Dance, Madison, WI.
  • Georgia Corner, Kanopy faculty; former principal dancer Erick Hawkins Dance Company, Madison, WI.
  • Samantha Geracht, artistic director Sokolow Theatre Dance Ensemble, New York, New York.
  • Deborah Goodman, master teacher in Humphrey and Graham Techniques, Loyola College, Chicago, IL.
  • Sandra Kaufmann, former principal dancer Martha Graham Dance Company; Director Loyola College Dance Program, Chicago, IL.
  • Joy McEwen, former principal dancer Erick Hawkins Dance Company, faculty, Purdue University, IN.
  • Maya Finman Palmer, former Kanopy2 dancer; Professional Program, Alvin Ailey Dance Company, New York, New York.
  • Lisa Thurrell, Artistic Director, Kanopy Dance, Madison, WI

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Master Class with Guest Artist Ede Thurrell

NYC freelance choreographer

Intermediate/Advanced Dancers, Ages 12-Adult

Saturday Feb. 15, 2020

10:45am-12:00pm

Kanopy Studio, 341 State St, Madison WI 53703

$25

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Master Class in Martha Graham Dance Technique with Guest Artist Virginie Mécène

Dancer & Director of Graham 2

Intermediate/Advanced Dancers, Ages 12-Adult

Saturday Oct 19, 2019

10:45am-12:00pm

Kanopy Studio, 341 State St, Madison WI 53703

$25

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