Events

Upcoming

2019 Summer Gatherings and Conferences

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7th Annual Somatic Dance Conference and performance festival

July 10 - 14, 2019

Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, New York

"COLLABORATION, COMMUNITY and SOCIAL JUSTICE"

Founder and Director: Bill Evans

Coordinator and Co-Director: Cynthia Williams

Keynote presenters:

Christal Brown, Bill Evans and Sondra Horton Fraleigh


Pre-Somatic Dance Conference Workshops

Wednesday, July 10

Creative Ballet Teaching - Cadence Whittier

Evans Somatic Dance Technique - Bill Evans and Don Halquist

Feldenkrais and Dance Technique - Suzie Lundgren

Dance and Social Justice - Rose Pasquarello Beauchamp and Missy Pfohl Smith


43rd Annual Bill Evans Summer Institute of Dance

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21st Annual Bill Evans dance Teachers Institute - northeast

July 4 - 9, 2019

Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, New York

“Somatic-Based, Student-Centered Dance Technique, Creative Processes and Pedagogy”

(Integrating Principles and Practices of Laban/Bartenieff Movement Studies)

Founder and Director: Bill Evans

Coordinator: Cynthia Williams

For Established and Emerging Dance Educators (and younger dancers interested in a somatic-based, student-centered intensive workshop)


Fort Worden State Park

Port Townsend, Washington

In Association with Centrum

August 4-11, 2019    Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, Washington   In Association with Centrum     “Student-Centered Somatics, Dance Technique, Repertory, Creative Movement, Laban Movement Analysis and Pedagogy”    Founder and Director: Bill Evans   For Established and Emerging Dance Educators (and younger dancers interested in a somatic-based, student-centered intensive workshop)         Evans Teacher Certification & Recertification Workshop  August 4-11, 2019     “Somatics, Evans Technique, Pedagogy Seminar, Teaching Lab, Laban Movement Analysis, Creative Movement”    Directors: Bill Evans, Melissa Hauschild-Mork and Debra Knapp   For Certified Evans Teacher Candidates and Certified Teachers Seeking Renewal

21st Annual Bill Evans Dance Teachers Institute - Northwest

August 4-11, 2019

“Student-Centered Somatics, Dance Technique, Repertory, Creative Movement, Laban Movement Analysis and Pedagogy”


Founder and Director: Bill Evans


For Established and Emerging Dance Educators (and younger dancers interested in a somatic-based, student-centered intensive workshop)


Evans Teacher Certification & Recertification Workshop
August 4-11, 2019

“Somatics, Evans Technique, Pedagogy Seminar, Teaching Lab, Laban Movement Analysis, Creative Movement”


Directors: Bill Evans, Melissa Hauschild-Mork and Debra Knapp


For Certified Evans Teacher Candidates and Certified Teachers Seeking Renewal


Bill Evans Dance Port Townsend Community Classes

August 4-11, 2019

“Ballet, Core Awareness and Conditioning, Creative Movement, Improvisation, Jazz, Looking at Dance, Modern Technique, Tap and Yoga ”

 

Recent Events

2018 Summer Gatherings and Conferences

6th Annual International

Somatic Dance Conference

July 10-13, 2018

Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, New York

"Making the World a Better Place through Somatics, Science and Pedagogy"

Directors: William Bill Evans, Don Halquist and Cynthia Williams
Coordinator: Cynthia Williams

Schedule

Featured Presenters/Performers, 6th annual Somatic Dance Conference

ERIC FRANKLIN, Dance Science Keynote Presentation

ALLEGRA and NANCY ROMITA, Somatics Keynote Presentation

EDISA WEEKS, Dance Performance Keynote presentation/Featured Performer

CLARENCE BROOKS, Featured Performer

DON HALQUIST, Dance Pedagogy Keynote Address


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20th Annual Bill Evans Dance Teachers Institute - Northeast

July 4 – 10, 2018

Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, New York

"Evans Somatic Dance"

Director: William Bill Evans

Coordinator: Cynthia Williams

Schedule

Registration


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30th Annual

Bill Evans Dancers Institute

July 4 – 10, 2018

Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, New York

"Preparing to Dance Forever"

Director: William Bill Evans

Coordinator: Cynthia Williams

Schedule

Registration


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20th Annual Bill Evans Dance Teachers Institute - Northwest

August 5-11, 2018

Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, Washington

"Evans Somatic Dance"

Director and Coordinator: William Bill Evans

Track One—Established and Emerging Dance Educators (including graduate dance students and undergraduate students in dance education program)


Track Two—Candidates for certification in BETI Pedagogy and/or Evans Technique and Certified Evans Teachers seeking re-certification

Enrollment is limited!

Registration