integrated dance
summer intensive

Hosted in the Dance Program, University of Washington, Seattle

The integrated dance summer intensive has been hosted in the Dance Program at the University of Washington since 2009. The week of classes consists of two connected and overlapping courses. The Five Day Intensive, open to training dancers and community participants and the Round Table, a forum for artists, educators and scholars working in the field of dance and disability.

Five-Day Intensive, August 12-16
Technique, composition/repertory, guest presentations and community classes. This accessible intensive is open to a diversity of participants in terms of body types and levels of dance training. Age range 16 and older.

Round Table, August 12-16 and 17
The Round Table is for experienced artists and educators with a particular interest in educational and choreographic processes in mixed-ability groups. Round Table participants take part in the Five – Day Intensive and contribute as guest presenters. Specific session and the week end are reserved for Round Table participants only.

All sessions are held in the UW Dance Program, Meany Hall, Seattle WA (maps and access)

Please note, this is an independent course hosted by the UW Dance Program. You do not need to be a registered student at the UW to take part

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woman in a sitting spin on the floor
Woman dancing in wheelchair reaching with her arms diagonally from high back to low front, a man in the background walking on all fours with a long extended back
Woman kneeling reaching her arms across her body facing a man in a twisting handstand

image: tim summers
dancers: shara weaver, kathy coleman, meghan sissom, charlene curtiss, jeremy cline, brie chun, participants idsi 2010

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