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Masterclass wtih Everett of Providence, Rhode Island | Nov. 3, 2012

November 3, 2012 10:30am – 12:00pm
Contemporary Dance Theater

EVERETT is a unique and innovative dance theatre group, presented by Contemporary Dance Theater on Nov. 2 & 3, 2012 at the Aronoff Center.

Join them on Saturday, November 3, 2012 for a masterclass at Contemporary Dance Theater in College Hill!

Meet the artists from Everett and take a class from them!

Saturday, November 3, 2012
10:30-12:00pm
Intermediate and Advanced Dancers
$15 cash, $16 credit cards
Contemporary Dance Theater
1805 Larch Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45224 

On-your-feet Conversations about the Brain and Creativity

While musing, and marveling at our brains this workshop will acknowledge and engage the parts of the brain that feed our creativity. Through movement and theater improvisation participants will experience the ‘fast’ brain processes, which are a source of our intuition, emotions and decisions. Everett members will share some of the exercises that they developed to learn about the brain and create BRAIN STORM.

Support for Everett’s Time in Cincinnati

            

The Contemporary Dance Theater Guest Artist Series is sponsored by THE OTTO M. BUDIG FAMILY FOUNDATION and is supported by the thousands of people who give generously to the ArtsWave Community Campaign. Support also comes from the National Endowment for the Arts, a public agency dedicated to supporting excellence in the arts, both new and established; bringing the arts to all Americans; and providing leadership in arts education. Contemporary Dance Theater is also supported by The Ohio Arts Council, a state agency that supports public programs in the arts.

The presentations of “Brain Storm” by Everett is made possible by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and additional funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Contemporary Dance Theater is an NPN Partner of the National Performance Network (NPN). The Everett project is made possible in part by support from the National Performance Network Performance Residency Program. Major contributions include the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Ford Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts (a federal agency). For more information: www.npnweb.org.

The presentation of Everett was made possible by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and additional funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Brain Storm was made possible by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and additional funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Boeing Company Charitable Trust. Production residency for this work was supported by the National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts, with funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Additional funding was provided by the MAP Fund, a program of Creative Capital supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation. Support was also provided by the National Endowment for the arts.

This project was made possible through major funding by Lincoln Financial Foundation, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, the Hoffman Family Fund, and individual donors. 

ARTVENTURES New England (AVNE, David R White, Director, drw.artventures@gmail.com) is a New Hampshire/New England-wide producing and research-in-practice platform for artists and their public creative process as active partners in local rural/rust-belt cultural and civic development. As a broker and incubator, AVNE works to bring particular constituencies together with outstanding and empathetic creators who draw upon ideas and talents applicable to the needs and aspirations articulated by local or regional arts organizations, colleges and universities, schools and/or social and health and welfare agencies. 

This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Funding provided in part by a grant from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, through an appropriation by the RI General Assembly, a grant for the National Endowment for the Arts and private funders.

Special thanks to: The Brown Institute for Brain Science (BIBS), Brown University and Bob Jungels.

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