CHOP SHOP: Bodies of Work offers a unique and rare opportunity to participate in master classes taught by festival artists. The Master Class Series is open to dancers ages 12+ with a minimum of three years of dance training, with all classes taught at an intermediate/advanced level. All CHOP SHOP Master Class Series classes are held on stage at Meydenber Center Theatre during the CHOP SHOP Festival (Saturday, February 15 and Sunday, February 16, 2020) - stay tuned for the 2020 Master Class Series schedule announcement in late fall 2019!

Scholarships are available for dancers ages 12 – 25! CHOP SHOP scholarships include tuition for the full CHOP SHOP Master Class Series + a ticket to the CHOP SHOP 2020 Festival performance of the recipient’s choice. Learn more about the scholarship program and apply here.


2019 Schedule.

Saturday, February 16, 2019 11.30am - 1.00pm:  Modern Scramble with Lauren Horn (Windsor, CT) 1.30pm - 3.00pm:  Contemporary Technique with Margot Gelber (New York City) 3.00pm - 4.30pm:  Contemporary Forms with Javier Padilla (New York City)

Sunday, February 17, 2019 10.00am - 11.30am:  TBD with Marlie Couto (San Francisco) 11.30am - 1.00pm:  Movement Research with natalya shoaf (San Francisco) *1.00pm - 2.00pm:  Reading Dance hosted by choreographer Eva Stone, with festival artists *Reading Dance is a lecture/demonstration that deconstructs and demystifies creative processes used in making contemporary dance works. Festival artists will explain their creative processes, deconstruct the meanings of their work, and answer audience questions. Reading Dance is offered free-of-charge and is open to all - no festival ticket purchase or advance registration necessary!


Pricing & Registration.

1 Class: $18 2 Classes: $36 3 Classes: $45 4 Classes: $60 5 Classes: $70

Space for the CHOP SHOP Master Class Series is limited and advance registration is required for all participants. To register and reserve your place, please contact Eva Stone at 206.799.6004 or via email at eva [at] chopshopdance [dot] org. Class fees are due on or before the day of the Master Class Series and may be paid in advance by check payable to StoneDance Productions, or on the day of the Master Class Series by check or in cash.

All participants must sign a release form prior to attending classes; participants under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign the release.

Scholarships are available for young dancers ages 12 – 25! CHOP SHOP scholarships include tuition for the full CHOP SHOP Master Class Series and include one ticket to the CHOP SHOP 2019 Festival performance of the recipient’s choice. Learn more about the scholarship program and apply here


Location.

All CHOP SHOP Master Class Series classes are held on stage at Meydenbauer Center Theatre.

Meydenbauer Center Theatre 11100 NE 6th Street Bellevue, WA 98004 Map


Banner Photo: Alicia Mullikin teaching at Master Class at CHOP SHOP 2018, photo by Bret Doss.