Deborah Hay Workshop
a continuity of discontinuity or a way to practice dance

no walking, no running, no laying on the floor, no hanging out in the body, no stretching, no floppy arms or hands, no deliberate loss of grounding, no noodling, no prolonged narrative movement, no obvious sequence of movement, no prolonged body memory apparent, no time to explore, no obvious frontality, no need to be creative or unique, no obvious adrenalin driven movement, no apparent inner timing driving your dancing, no hesitation or reconsideration.

Where: Mascher Space Cooperative, 155 Cecil B. Moore Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19122, U.S.A.

When: June 11th through June 15th, 2018 / h: 10 am – 5 pm

Deadline for applications: April 25th, 2018

A Mascher Space subsidized project, this workshop is open to professional level dance artists.  We are opening 8 spots for Mascher members and 8 spots for non-members.   If you are interested but don’t live in Philadelphia, we will help you find housing for the duration of the workshop.

Previous familiarity with Deborah Hay’s work is not required, but we are trying to create a well-balanced and rigorous group of attendees.  This is why we have a short application process.  If you can commit to the whole workshop, please follow the link for the full application.

To apply, please visit for application instructions.

Acknowledgement of acceptance/rejection: May 5th, 2018. Once accepted you will be send a payment link to reserve your spot.  If at that time, you no longer want to participate in the workshop, your spot will be offered to the first person on the waiting list.

Costs for participants: $420 to $480 sliding scale for the week

Contact details: Any questions email Zornitsa Stoyanova, Programs and Finance Coordinator at Mascher Space at programs(at)mascherdance(dot)org.

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