Save the date for our Annual Spring Celebration

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We’re pleased to announce our annual Spring Celebration will take place on May 27 & 28 at the Daniel Arts Center at Simon’s Rock.

The Spring Celebration will showcase the work of our Youth Performing Arts Program students, as well as alumni, community members, and teachers. 100% of the proceeds from these performances will benefit our Tuition Assistance program.  

More information on this performance, as well as sponsorship opportunities and ticket sales, coming soon!

Dunham Workshop

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with Saroya Corbett

📅 Saturday, March 25
🕙 10am-12pm

Ages 12 to adult

Join Saroya Corbett, Bolin Fellow of Dance, for a second workshop in Dunham Technique, an Afro-Modern dance technique. As a certified instructor, Chair of History and Theory for the Institute for Dunham Technique Certification, and a life-long practitioner of Dunham Technique, Saroya will discuss the dance technique as a holistic practice and the work of Katherine Dunham, the technique’s creator. After the discussion, participants will experience a Dunham Technique movement class which will combine the theories and philosophies of the technique into physical practice.

Biodanza at Pulse

The Montreal School of Biodanza is returning to Pulse in March!

📅 Friday, March 31 
🕖 7-10 pm

Biodanza is an invitation to cultivate the “Art of Vivencia” – the ability to be completely present to life in the moment. Biodanza encourages us to explore the gestures and embodied vocabulary of Vivencia, letting us rekindle our connection to self, others, and the world.

All are welcome; Biodanza is a dance practice for everyone.

Summer Intensive Highlight

Berkshire Pulse Intensive (Ages 11-18)

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📅 Monday to Friday, July 10 – 21
🕘 9am – 4pm

For students with at least two years of prior dance training. Two groups: beginner and int/adv

This two-week program allows dancers to develop excellence in technique, as well as versatility and collaboration in the creative process. Daily classes will include ballet, contemporary, jazz, hip hop, swing, salsa, and flamenco. Dancers will explore dance-making through partnering and improvisation. Plus, field trips to local partnering organizations!

Berkshire Pulse