DANCE AS A CREATIVE ACT
June 14-27, 2015
California State University, Fullerton, CA
“Focus on harnessing the creativity necessary to thrive in todays contemporary dance world”.
Combining technical rigor and personal exploration, the Limón California Summer Workshop offers intensive training in Limón Technique and Repertory, New Repertory, Principles of Performance, Techniques of Creation, Breath and Movement, and other special events.
Led by Colin Connor, Debra Noble and Brenna Monroe-Cook, classes run Monday to Saturday, with a culminating performance. Students should be at the Advanced or Intermediate level.
Sample Daily Schedule:
9:30 – 11:00 Limón Technique
11:15 – 1:00 Limón Repertory, and New Repertory
1:00 – 2:00 Lunch
2:00 – 3:15 Breath and Movement Warm-up
3:30 – 5:00 Principles of Performance, and Techniques of Creation
Full Program Tuition $795 plus registration fee
Part Time tuition $460 plus registration fee
Linen package included
For Full Time participants only
Meal package not included
*Housing fees are subject to change
Start here! REGISTER for the California Summer Workshop today.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What are the Workshop dates?
Sunday, June 14 – Saturday, June 27.
Registration and placement class will take place from 2:00-5:00 pm on Sunday, June 14th in Room 272 the McGarvey Dance Studio of the Clayes Performing Arts Center, on the California State University, Fullerton campus.
Where is the Workshop located?
The address is CSU Fullerton Campus, located off the 57 Expressway at Nutwood Ave. exit. Classes are held in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Room 272 and Room 281.
Can I attend part-time?
Dancers can attend part-time for the two morning classes. This includes the 9:30am Technique class and the 11:15am Limón Repertory and New Repertory sessions.
What are the entry requirements for the Workshop and do I need to audition?
You should be at an Intermediate or Advanced level. Previous experience in Limón Technique is preferred, but not a requirement. No audition is required to participate. Applicants should ideally submit a dance resume.
Is there accommodation available on campus?
Housing is available on the CSUF campus. In order to be housed in the dorms at the CSUF campus, you must indicate on your online registration by Monday, May 25th. Check-in on Sunday, June 14 starts from 2pm. More details available.
What are the fees?
All registrations are subject to a $30 fee in addition to the tuition and housing fees.
A 10% Discount is available for registrants who fully register and complete payment before April 1, 2015.
Before April 1st, 2015 –
10% discount From April 1st, 2015
Full -time tuition $715 ($795 less 10% ) + $30 registration fee = $745 $795 + $30 registration fee = $825
Part-time tuition $414 ($460 less 10%) + $30 registration fee = $444 $460 + $30 registration fee = 490
Linen package included
Double room only. (3 x double rooms per apartment, with kitchen facilities.)
No meal plan.
A $30 registration fee and $150 tuition deposit (both non-refundable) is due at time of application. The tuition deposit is deductible from the total tuition fee.
Final payment is due no later than June 10th, 2015.
How do I make a payment?
By Credit Card – MasterCard/Visa/Amex. Payment is made at the time of online application.
By Check (USA only) – Make checks payable to José Limón Dance Foundation and send to:
José Limón Dance Foundation, 307 W 38th St. Suite 1105, New York, NY 10018. Please include the Registration ID number given to you once you have completed the online application. You can also pay by eCheck through PayPal. In order to do so, you would need to set up a PayPal account through their website and select the PayPal payment option when asked on the online application.
How do I make an international payment?
You can pay by credit card (see above) or make a bank transfer – please contact email@example.com for details.
What is a typical day during the Workshop?
The schedule runs Monday through Saturday with an informal showing on Saturday afternoon, June 29th. This showing is free and open to friends and family of the workshop attendees.
Can you give more information about the Technique classes and Repertory sessions?
After the Sunday placement audition, students will be recommended to take either the Intermediate or the Advanced Technique levels. All full-time students participate in each course and receive instruction from all three master teachers. The course descriptions are as follows:
Limón Technique provides rigorous training and features the use of breath, weight, opposition, isolation, succession, musicality and expressive gesture.
Excerpts from major Limón works will be taught, with several groups scheduled at the same time. Repertory excerpts range from full group sections to solo material.
New Repertory created during the workshop utilizes the specific strengths of the students, and will be presented in a final informal showing.
Breath and Movement –
The purpose of the course is to help dancers to achieve a clear sense of creating movement from their own being as they use their dance technique. From energizing and sensing our breath, to building power and articulation from the inside out, class work develops to full and challenging dancing.
Principles of Performance-
This course centers on honing performance skills and discovering how experiences can be kinetically understood. Students should bring a notebook. Material from this course may be presented in a final informal showing.
Techniques of Creation-
To work with almost any contemporary choreographer, dancers now need to be able to collaborate on creating and manipulating movement. This course gives dancers experience and guidance developing this essential and exciting creative skill and using it, both as a dancer and as a choreographer. Students should bring a notebook. Material from this course may be presented in a final informal showing.
Is there a dress code?
There is no dress code, just bring comfortable dance clothes for you to wear in dance classes. (No jeans, no shoes, no baggy pants recommended)
Is there a performance?
The workshop concludes with an informal presentation of Repertory, Principles of Performance & Techniques of Creation on Saturday, June 27 at 1pm in the Mc Garvey CPAC 272. This showing is free and open to the public.
How do I get to CSU Fullerton?
For directions to the CSU, Fullerton Campus you can go to the web page www.fullerton.edu and click on Map and Directions. There is a campus map and then you can type in where you are driving from and you will be given directions to the campus. There are Super Shuttles from the various Airports. The Orange County “John Wayne” Airport is very close.
Parking is available on CSU, Fullerton campus and parking permits can be purchased from CSU. Permits are also available from Hope International University campus (housing). Further information will be available after registration. Bike rental available on campus. For more details, click here www.OCTA.net/BikeLink.
Apartments are based on six people sharing – 3 x Double rooms. The housing costs are $430 with linen package. The linen package for the duration of the workshop includes sheets, towels, a blanket, a pillow and a pillowcase. Extra nights are available upon request for an extra fee. Limited single rooms may be available.
How do I apply?
All registrations are made online. Visit the Limón website: http://limon.org/californiasummerworkshop/ to complete the online application form.
For further information you can email: firstname.lastname@example.org (or call: 212 777-3353 x16)
Can I apply for a scholarship?
There is a small scholarship fund available, which, if awarded, will reduce your tuition fee only. When you register please indicate if you want to apply for a scholarship, we will then contact with more information about how to apply. Audition is by DVD or video link only.
For applicants offered a scholarship by a dance teacher, enter the discount code or contact us at email@example.com if you are unsure.
What happens if I need to withdraw from the workshop?
A refund will only be considered by written cancellation before May 15, 2015, and where necessary, a doctor’s note must be provided. A non-refundable $30 registration fee, $150 tuition deposit, and/or $100 housing deposit are applicable in all cases.