5-Day Gaga Workshop
27 - 31 December
Many of you have seen the artist Edgar Jansen in the studio making drawings or watercolors of dancers. The dancer/journalist Mira Petrova has interviewed him, and we are happy to present this interview on the HJS site http://edgarportraits.com/Docs/The-Vivacious-drawings-of-Edgar-Jansen.pdf
Class Times to Change Starting 14 September:
We have held a poll (enquete) and the results show that most dancers prefer that the classes start 30 minutes earlier.
Ballet will be 9:30-11:00 and the contemporary class 11:00-12:30 o’clock.
On Saturday the ballet calss will remain at 10:00
We will change the times to what the majority of dancers prefer, and the new schedule will begin on Monday the 14th September.
With more than 350 dancers from 36 countries, 18 different workshops, and up to 7 daily classes, the 2015 Amsterdam Summer was the busiest most successful ever. For the first time it was held in one central location, the beautiful Chassé Dance Studios, so dancers could meet each other, network and make new contacts. Not just the numbers were impressive, but from conversations held, it seems that dancers and teachers were very happy with the whole program.
Want to give your opinion? An online questionnaire has been sent to all participants by email.
"What motivates me the most as a teacher is to observe how dancers seem to leave my classes feeling better than when they arrived. In other words, feeling healthier and more balanced.”
HJS regularly asks its teachers a number of questions about how they look at dance, teaching and more. This week dance blogger Lisa Kapan talked to ballet teacher Pedro Gomes:
Please pay for class before the class starts! If you take more than one class you cannot pay for the second or third class afterwards as the administration is then closed. Thanks for your cooperation.
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