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FREE Dance Masterclass with Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Company

FREE Dance Masterclass with Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Company

A rare opportunity for young dancers!

FREE 8-week MASTERCLASS with the world-renowned Bill T Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company at Bethany Arts Community. PLUS: Opportunities to observe the entire Company in action during their month-long residency at Bethany and even participate in a developing new work.

We are thrilled to be hosting the world famous Bill T Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company for a month-long residency this Spring. As part of their work with us, they’ll be offering a FREE dance Masterclass for experienced dancers between the ages of 16-22 on Saturdays 10:00am-11:30m from April 7-May 26. Space will be limited for this outstanding opportunity. If you know of anyone who would be interested in this unique opportunity.

 

Dancer – Instructors

This dance class series, led by members of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, is rooted in the style of the Company as developed by Bill T. Jones and Janet Wong. Students will engage in somatic floor work, standing exercises, and technical and creative challenges that culminate in lush, expressive phrase work.

Carlo Antonio Villanueva

Carlo Antonio Villanueva

Dancer - Instructor

Huiwang Zhang

Huiwang Zhang

Dancer - Instructor

AGES : 16 – 22
DATES: 8 Saturdays- April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26
TIMES: 10 – 11:30 am
WHERE: Bethany Arts Community, 40 Somerstown Rd, Ossining, NY 10562

Space will be limited for this outstanding opportunity. Applicants can register for the class here.

Sculpture Artist, Malcolm D. MacDougall III – Unveiling and Reception

Sculpture Artist, Malcolm D. MacDougall III – Unveiling and Reception

‘Microscopic Landscape’

Bethany Arts Community will unveil the very first sculpture installed on Bethany’s front lawn. ‘Microscopic Landscape’, a 5 ton weathered steel sculpture by Artist, Malcolm D. MacDougall III, was nestled into it’s new home at Bethany Arts Community back in February.

Join us for a reception following the unveiling along with a last chance to see the exhibit by local artists currently on display in our galleries.

When: Saturday, April 7, 2018
Time: 6:30pm-9:00pm
Where: Bethany Arts Community, 40 Somerstown Road, Ossining, NY 10562

 

Spanish Art of Flamenco Dance Program for Kids

Spanish Art of Flamenco Dance Program for Kids

Spanish Art of Flamenco is an 8-week dance program for 3rd graders.

Students will learn the footwork, hand-movements, arm-movements and rhythmic hand-clapping that Flamenco is known for. They also learn about the geography of Spain, its relation to the rest of Europe that was key in the creation and evolution of Flamenco. The program instills confidence in students as the become comfortable with their movements and prepare for a public performance in front of family, friends, and neighbors.

The class includes an interactive performance by members of the company so that students get to see professional Flamenco artists in-action. For the final performance, students will divide up the information into “Flamenco Fun-Facts” and take turns reciting it to the audience prior to the dance performance.

The program is presented by world-renowned and award-winning Flamenco dancer, choreographer and artistic director Rebeca Tomás.

Dates: 8 Tuesday : April 17 – June 5
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Cumbia for Kids Music Program

Cumbia for Kids Music Program

CUMBIA FOR KIDS is a music program that introduces 3rd graders to Colombian music, culture, and dance.

During 8 weekly workshops, students will learn about the diverse music and dance traditions, instruments, and culture of Colombia’s four geographic regions from the cowboy music of the Llanos Orientales to the African rhythms of the Pacific Coast. Children also learn about the geography, clothes, food, history, and customs of Colombia’s diverse regions. The program is designed to prepare students to enter the stage for a fully-choreographed show where kids sing, dance, and drum along with professional members of Folklore Urbano. Performances will be scheduled mid-way and after the final class. The program is presented by world-renowned Folklore Urbano. Pablo and Anna Mayor lead the musical portion of the program, teaching kids basic drum patterns and Spanish language through song.

Dancer/choreographer Daniel Fetecua leads kids in dance and creative movement inspired by Colombia’s diverse dance traditions.

Dates: 8 Fridays : April 20 – June 8
Time:
4:00pm – 5:30pm

Hispanic Dance & Music Family Friendly Free Show

Hispanic Dance & Music Family Friendly Free Show

Join us for a free show featuring Hispanic Dance & Music by the award-winning Rebeca Tomás and modern Colombian music by world-renowned Folklore Urbano!

Bethany Arts Community is proud to announce the first of many Hispanic Dance and Music programs we’ll be bringing to the region. Join us for a family friendly presentation of rhythm and culture featuring two diverse groups of artists. This event brings you innovative Flamenco dance led by the award-winning Rebeca Tomás and modern Colombian music by world-renowned Folklore Urbano. These artists have performed in venues around the world and are excited to be sharing their talents with their Hudson Valley neighbors. The energy they bring to our performance space will get your hands clapping and your feet stomping, and make it hard to stay in your seats!
We are also delighted to announce that, soon after these artists are done entertaining you, they’ll be sharing their skills with our youngest neighbors. Both groups will be teaching Bethany’s first children’s programs offered to students of the Ossining School District.
This is just the start of Bethany’s Hispanic Dance & Music program. Look out for more performances and classes in the future!
When: Saturday, March 24, 2018
Time: 4:00pm-6:30pm
Where: Bethany Arts Community, 40 Somerstown Road, Ossining, NY 10562

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