Register for Summer Dance at Kanopy Dance!

Dance Camps, Mini Dance-Art Camps, Intensives, Guest Artist Workshops, ongoing classes… all ages and levels!

SUMMER 2019

Kanopy Dance Academy nurtures creativity, artistry and technical excellence. Classes are offered in creative movement for children; modern contemporary dance, ballet, repertory, improvisation, and choreography for ages 3-70+, beginner-professional. Kanopy Company 2 is a pre-professional company and training program for advanced dancers ages 15-26 including intensive training, rehearsing, performing and choreography. Kanopy Dance Company is a professional dance company and resident company of the Overture Center for the Arts.  Kanopy’s studio is located downtown on State Street near Overture Center: 341 State Street, Madison, WI 53703. [email protected]608 255-2211.

 

 

Mini Dance Art Camp

June 22, 29, July 6, 20, 2019 –  Saturdays 9:00am-12:00pm

For first time and returning dancers, ages 3-7 Mini Camp is a half-day brimming with energy, curiosity, creativity, and fun. Dance activities get children thinking creatively and interactively to problem solve and better understand space, time, and energy – the pillars of dance. Dancers also participate in off-campus excursions to nearby MMoCA to view artwork and participate in related arts activities, which are then brought back to the studio as material for dance exploration.

Dance Camp 1

June 17-21, 2019 – Monday-Friday 8:30am-3:30pm, 1 week

For Beginning/Intermediate dancers, age 8-15 who would like to dance, learn, and grow in an accelerated environment. Training in Modern Dance Techniques: Graham, Limon, and Contemporary; Ballet, Ballet Variations, Choreography (create dances), Improvisation (creative movement exploration), Repertory (learn dances), Dance History, and more. Informal performance at the end of the week.

Dance Intensive

June 24-July 5 & July 15-26, 2019  – Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm, 1-4 weeks

For Intermediate/Advanced dancers, age 11-adult who would like an in depth study of dance, and who would like to develop in an accelerated environment. Intensive training in Modern Dance Techniques: Graham, Limon, Hawkins, Cunningham and Contemporary; Ballet, Ballet Variations, Pointe & Pre-Pointe, Choreography, Improvisation, Modern Repertory, Dance History, and more. Informal performance at the end of each week.

Guest Artist Master Workshop: Martha Graham Technique & Repertory with Lone Kjaer Larsen

Lone Kjaer Larsen, former Dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company, is currently head faculty and Program Director of the Martha Graham School in New York City. An internationally recognized teacher, she also is long time faculty at Marymount Manhattan College.

July 8-13, 2019, Monday-Saturday

For Intermediate/Advanced dancers, ages 12-adult. Learn from Master Teachers and world acclaimed dance artists. Students will have an accelerated in-depth study in a specific Modern Contemporary Dance Technique and Repertory. Informal time taken for Q&A about the artists, the choreography, being a dancer, careers in dance, College and conservatory study and more.There will be an informal showing at the end of the week with guest artists, Kanopy Dance Company, Kanopy Company 2, and workshop students.

Dance Camp 2

July 29-Aug 9, 2019 – Monday-Friday 8:30am-3:30pm, 1-2 weeks

For Beginning/Intermediate dancers, age 9-16 who would like an in depth study of dance, and who would like to develop in an accelerated environment. Classes in Modern Dance Techniques: Graham, Limon, Hawkins, Cunningham and Contemporary; Ballet, Ballet Variations, Choreography (create dances), Improvisation (movement exploration), Repertory (learn dances), Dance History, and more. Informal performance at the end of each week.

7 week Summer Session

June 17- Aug 10, 2019 (no classes July 8-13) – Classes offered for ages 3-adult.  Weekdays afternoon/eves and Saturdays. Creative Dance, Modern, Choreography and Ballet. 

 

 

Guest Artist Master Workshop: Martha Graham Technique & Repertory with Lone Kjaer Larsen

Dancer & Program Director Martha Graham Dance Company

Intermediate/Advanced Dancers, Ages 12-Adult

July 8-13, 2019

Kanopy Studio, 341 State St, Madison WI 53703

1 week, Monday-Saturday, $450

 

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Kanopy Dance Company and Kanopy2 Upcoming Performances

Spring’s Awakening 


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

A New Crop Of World Premieres, Locally Made

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 from Kanopy’s preprofessional 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

 

Modern/Contemporary Dance Master Class with Guest Artist Liz Sexe

Artistic Director of Sexe Dance, Madison

Intermediate/Advanced Dancers, Ages 12-Adult

Thursday, April 11, 2019

4:30 – 6:00 PM

Kanopy Studio, 341 State St, Madison WI 53703

$25

 

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