Special Baroque Class for Musicians

Come join me at the Mark Morris Dance Center for an exploration of Baroque dance through the eyes of musicians.  Learn how the movements of the dance connects to harmony and chords.  Students will have an opportunity to kinesthetically experience the effect of the changing meters on the body and its expression. This class is part of the New York Baroque Dance Company monthly class schedule. See more here.   Location: Mark Morris Dance Center, 3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY Time: 3-5pm on Saturday, March 1st Cost:$16

Spring Series: The Baroque “Mouvement”

SAVE THE DATE:  Spring Series: The Baroque “Mouvement” Come join in this three-part workshop, taught by Meggi Sweeney Smith, soloist and teacher for the New York Baroque Dance Company (NYBD), and discover the movement of your Baroque dancing body.    Dates: March 15, April 26, and May 10 Time:10:30 am-12:30 pm Location:Moving Visions Dance Studio 19 Murray Street, 3rd Floor (between Broadway and Church Street) New York, NY 10007 In Tribeca near 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, R, A and E trains Cost: 3, 2-hour class Special – $60 for the full workshop ($20 per class reduced price) Drop in…

The Grand Spectacle: Allentown Pennsylvania – Jan 4

January 4th of 2014 the New York Baroque Dance Company started the year off with an amazing and extremely unique performance at the Allentown Art Museum in Pennsylvania. I had the wonderful opportunity of premiering a costume by Jane Stein (you must check out her amazing website!!). Based off of a performance in the 1640’s for King Louis XIV’s 7th birthday, it was brought to life by the Master of Ceremonies, a two-faced juggler, Scaramouche and myself as the exotic ostrich!  Commissioned by Starr Siegele, in collaboration with an art exhibition, and choreographed by Catherine Turocy, this was certainly a…