Take part in a Limon technique workshop taught by master teacher, Risa Steinberg.
LIVE from New York City and streamed at the Braswell Arts Center or in your home through Zoom.
As in BAC tradition, this class will be accompanied by live music and we are so lucky to have NYC star pianist, Andy Monroe.
Saturday June 26th, 2021
15:15 - 16:30
Join us at the BAC or via Zoom!
This Limon technique workshop is free for all BAC members and is open to the public. If you are not a BAC member the entrance fee is CHF 30. You are welcome to take part in this workshop either in-studio or via Zoom.
Non-members can sign up with the form below. All BAC members can sign-up through Mindbody.
We hope that you take advantage of this awesome opportunity and that we meet you on the spacious BAC dance floor on the 26th of June 2021!
Risa Steinberg is an active member of the dance community as a performer, teacher, re-constructor of the works of José Limón, and mentor to young, emerging, and established choreographers. A native New Yorker, she studied and graduated from the High School of Performing Arts and The Juilliard School, where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts.A former principal dancer with the José Limón Dance Company, Bill Cratty Dance Theater, Annabel Gamson, Anna Sokolow's Player's Project, Colin Connor, and American Repertory Dance Company of Los Angeles, Ms. Steinberg has also been a guest artist with choreographers including Wally Cardona, Sean Curran, and DanzaHoy of Caracas, Venezuela. Her solo concert, A Celebration of Dance, featured repertory from Isadora Duncan to contemporary choreographers. As a re-constructor of works by Mr. Limón, Ms. Steinberg has worked with companies and dancers, including Nureyev and Friends, Frank Augustyn, and Karen Kain. She has been full-time faculty at the Juilliard School since 2004 and held the position of Associate Director of Juilliard Dance from 2008-2016. Ms. Steinberg was a dance panelist for the New York State Council on the Arts and the selection committee of The Bessies. Ms. Steinberg is the choreographic advisor and rehearsal coach for Brian Brooks Moving Company. As a Choreographer Advisor, Ms. Steinberg has worked with choreographers, including Michelle Dorrance, Emily LeCrone, Kate Weare, and Brian Arias. Presently, she is the Choreographic Advisor and Rehearsal Coach for Brian Brooks Moving Company and Kyle Abrahams, Aim.In.Motion and co-director of the Ann and Weston Hicks Choreography Fellows Program at Jacob's Pillow. She is a cast member of the New York production of Punch Drunk's Sleep No More. P: Nir Arieli
Andy Monroe is a composer, lyricist, dramatist and recording artist based in New York City. Andy Monroe has been accompanying dance in New York City for over 27 years. His albums, JOYFUL NOISE: DISC ONE, JOYFUL NOISE: DISC TWO, RAIN, SONGS FOR A WINTER NIGHT, and DAYS OF HOPE AND CIRCUMSTANCE are sold internationally. He wrote the book, music, and lyrics for the original musical, DRIVE, which won the 2014 BMI Foundation Jerry Bock Award for Outstanding Achievement in Musical Theatre. He is the composer for a musical adaptation of Dan Savage's comic memoir THE KID (with lyrics by Jack Lechner and book by Michael Zam) which premiered in 2010 at The New Group under the direction of Scott Elliott where it won the 2010 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical. It also won the 2009 BMI Foundation Jerry Bock Award for Excellence in Musical Theatre. His musical short THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JOE JEFFERSON BENJAMIN BLOW has been produced regionally and he also wrote the short musicals SALLY PEACHES, LA RHONDA, and ELEVATOR MUSIC as part of his participation in 4@15 at The York Theatre, where he also participated in their NEO4 Concert. He co-wrote the song MY SCIENCE PROJECT (lyrics by Jack Lechner) which was sung by Rosie O'Donnell on her HBO special, A FAMILY IS A FAMILY IS A FAMILY. He also wrote the music and lyrics for THE TRAGIC AND HORRIBLE LIFE OF THE SINGING NUN (book and additional lyrics by Blair Fell), which was presented in the 2006 New York Musical Theater Festival. His work has been performed three times in the annual Bound For Broadway Concert at the Kauffman Center, NYC. He is the recipient of the 2001 BMI Foundation Jerry Harrington Musical Theater Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement and was a 2007-8 Dramatist Guild Fellow. In 2011 he received a Jonathan Larson Grant from the American Theatre Wing. He is a member of both the BMI Lehman Engel Advanced Musical Theatre Workshop and the BMI Librettists Workshop. In addition to his work as a composer, lyricist, and playwright, he has been creating music for dance in NYC for thirty years. He has worked at The Paul Taylor School, The Ailey School, The Juilliard School, and The Limon Institute, among others. In 1999, he founded his recording and publishing company, Compact Risks. P: Ariane Hunter