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Choreographing on Zoom can be a playful, collaborative, and imaginative experience for everyone involved. Join Larry Keigwin and Taryn Vander Hoop who will guide you through a creative process that mirrors the practice you have in the studio and elicits the excitement of showtime. We will explore and exercise theatrical devices while we collaboratively create a short dance that you can use to inspire your students in the classroom.
Join choreographer Francesca Harper and filmmaker Nel Shelby in a 3-hour workshop exploring virtual filmmaking. In this workshop Francesca and Nel will help you think through all aspects of making a dance film on zoom and with your iPhone. You will open your mind to what is possible in our digital world. This workshop is interactive and will help you walk away with new skills to enhance your dance filmmaking.
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Taryn Vander Hoop is originally from Wisconsin where she received her BS in Dance, English Literature, and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She moved to New York to study at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and earned her MFA in Dance Performance and Choreography. In 2010, Taryn co-founded Summation Dance with Sumi Clements, and is the Executive Director and Associate Artistic Director. She has produced and performed in Summation's annual NYC seasons at Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC), Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), and Judson Memorial Church, among others. She has ...
Taryn Vander Hoop is originally from Wisconsin where she received her BS in Dance, English Literature, and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She moved to New York to study at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and earned her MFA in Dance Performance and Choreography. In 2010, Taryn co-founded Summation Dance with Sumi Clements, and is the Executive Director and Associate Artistic Director. She has produced and performed in Summation's annual NYC seasons at Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC), Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), and Judson Memorial Church, among others. She has shown her own choreography at BAC, Danspace at St. Mark's Church, Judson Memorial Church, Rutgers University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Loyola Marymount University, and Peridance. Taryn has toured nationally with Summation, choreographed and facilitated large-scale DEL Movement Sentence Choirs, and taught master classes and set repertory at universities across the country. She has also been involved in projects with GERALD CASEL DANCE and Laura Peterson Choreography and performed the works of Andrea Miller/Gallim Dance and Sydney Skybetter/skybetter & associates. In addition to dance, Taryn enjoys leading yoga teacher trainings with her company, Lila Flow Yoga. Taryn is a Full-Time Instructor of Dance at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. For more information visit: tarynvanderhoop.com
After being named Presidential Scholar in the Arts and performing at the White House, Francesca Harper joined and performed soloist roles with The Dance Theater of Harlem and later as a Principal Artist in William Forsythe’s Ballet Frankfurt.
Harper has choreographed for The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Richmond Ballet, Ailey II, Tanz Graz, Hubbard Street II, and her own company, The Francesca Harper Project, which was founded in 2005 and tours Internationally. Harper performed in four Broadway productions including The Color Purple, ...
Harper has choreographed for The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Richmond Ballet, Ailey II, Tanz Graz, Hubbard Street II, and her own company, The Francesca Harper Project, which was founded in 2005 and tours Internationally. Harper performed in four Broadway productions including The Color Purple, then toured in leading roles in Sweet Charity, Sophisticated Ladies and Lady Day at Emerson Bar and Grill. She also served as a Ballet Consultant for the Oscar winning film, Black Swan.
Harper was Movement and Casting Director for The Bessie Award winning, The Let Go, commissioned by the Park Avenue Armory and for Zendaya and Tommy Hilfiger’s Apollo Theater production for Fashion Week in 2019. Fellowships include Urban Bush Women’s Choreographic Center Initiative and The Ballet Center at NYU. New works include a new creation for Wendy Whelan, Associate Artistic Director of The New York City Ballet and her own autobiographical work, Unapologetic Body, supported by Urban Bush Women’s CCI. Harper is currently engaged as Executive Producer with Sony Pictures on a series in development while also pursuing an MFA in performance creation at Goddard College.
Please visit: www.thefrancescaharperproject.org for more information.
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Larry Keigwin is a native New Yorker and choreographer who has danced his way from the Metropolitan Opera to downtown clubs to Broadway and back. He founded KEIGWIN + COMPANY in 2003 and as Artistic Director, Keigwin has led the company as it has performed at theaters and dance festivals around the world. KEIGWIN + COMPANY presents Keigwin’s electrifying brand of contemporary dance on a myriad of stages including, The Kennedy Center, The Joyce Theater, Works & Process at the Guggenheim, New York City Center, among others. Since his company’s premiere performance at Joyce Soh ...
Larry Keigwin is a native New Yorker and choreographer who has danced his way from the Metropolitan Opera to downtown clubs to Broadway and back. He founded KEIGWIN + COMPANY in 2003 and as Artistic Director, Keigwin has led the company as it has performed at theaters and dance festivals around the world. KEIGWIN + COMPANY presents Keigwin’s electrifying brand of contemporary dance on a myriad of stages including, The Kennedy Center, The Joyce Theater, Works & Process at the Guggenheim, New York City Center, among others. Since his company’s premiere performance at Joyce Soho in 2003, Keigwin has created dozens of dances for himself and his dancers, as well as for Paul Taylor’s American Modern Dance, Royal New Zealand Ballet, The Martha Graham Dance Company, New York Choreographic Institute, The Juilliard School, Vail International Dance Festival, and many others. His work in musical theater includes choreography for the 2011 production of the musical Tales of the City at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, and the off-Broadway production of Rent, for which he received the 2011 Joe A. Callaway Award from the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation. In 2013, Keigwin choreographed the Broadway musical If/Then, starring Idina Menzel.
Keigwin has designed and choreographed special events including “Fashion’s Night Out: The Show” in New York, which was produced by Vogue magazine and featured more than 150 of the industry’s top models. Keigwin also has mounted several versions of Bolero, his acclaimed large-scale community project that has been commissioned by 12 communities across the country. Keigwin has created Keigwin Kabaret, a fusion of modern dance, vaudeville, and burlesque presented by the Public Theater at Joe's Pub and by Symphony Space. As a dancer, Keigwin has danced at the Metropolitan Opera in Doug Varone’s Le Sacre Du Printemps and Julie Taymor’s The Magic Flute, in addition to his work with Mark Dendy (receiving a Bessie Award in 1998 for his performance in Dream Analysis), Jane Comfort, John Jasperse, Doug Elkins, Zvi Gotheiner, and David Rousseve. He appeared in the Broadway show Dance of the Vampires, the Off-Broadway show The Wild Party and the Julie Taymor, Oscar nominated film Across the Universe. He is a co-founder of the Green Box Arts Festival in Green Mountain Falls, Colorado, a multi-disciplinary festival designed to increase cultural opportunities in the region, as well as provide creative residencies to young, emerging choreographers.
Nel Shelby is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of dance through excellent documentation of live performances, high-quality production of livestreams and virtual programming, the creation of smart and engaging marketing videos, and the making of original documentaries and films covering a variety of topics in the field.
Her New York City-based video production company, Nel Shelby Productions, has grown to encompass a diverse list of dance clients. The entire team has training in movement, so they understand dance from both sides of the lens.
Nel produced and di ...
Nel produced and directed New York Emmy-nominated PS DANCE!, an hour-long documentary about dance education in NYC’s public schools, created with Jody Gottfried Arnhold and Joan Finkelstein and narrated by veteran television journalist Paula Zahn. PS DANCE! Had its premiere broadcast on THIRTEEN/WNET in May 2015 and has since aired on public television networks across the country. PS DANCE! Has also screened at a variety of educational and cultural panels for Dance/NYC, Teachers College at Columbia University, University of Maryland, National Dance Organization, Rutgers University, New York Historical Society, Dance on Camera at Lincoln center and more.
Nel’s half-hour dance documentary Where Women Don’t Dance featuring Nejla Y. Yatkin has had screenings at Links Hall in Chicago, Reston Center Stage in Virginia, Dance Place in Washington, D.C., Yonkers Film Festival and Jacob’s Pillow Dance. Nel has also created four short films for Wendy Whelan’s Restless Creature, and she collaborated with Adam Barruch Dance on a short film titled Folie à Deux, which was selected and screened at New York City’s Dance on Camera Festival and San Francisco Dance Film Festival.
Since 2004, Nel has served as Video Producer for the internationally celebrated Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival in the Berkshires. Each season at the Pillow, Nel’s responsibilities include documenting aspects of festival culture in addition to its 20 mainstage dance performances, filming and overseeing documentation of more than 100 free performances and events, managing two dance videography interns and an apprentice, and educating students about the technical and philosophical aspects of filming dance.
Nel also serves as Video Producer at Vail Dance Festival where she creates short dance documentary films and marketing videos about the festival in addition to documenting performances. Her longer-form, half-hour documentary on Vail’s festival, The Altitude of Dance, debuted on Rocky Mountain PBS in May 2013.
Nel is currently co-directing No Dominion: The Ian Horvath Story with former Pacific Northwest Ballet dancer Margaret Mullin.
Nel has a long personal history with movement. She has a BFA in dance and is a certified Pilates instructor. In addition to her dance degree, Nel holds a B.S. in broadcast video. She lives in New York City with her husband, dance photographer Christopher Duggan, and their two children.
To learn more about Nel and her work, visit nelshelby.com and follow @nelshelby on Instagram.
Join us for a workshop to sharpen your toolkit for Zoomography, aka making exciting choreography on Zoom!