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Dance Career Symposium: Wellness, Community, Media Arts
Co-sponsored by Career Transistion for Dancers and Dance Films Association

The focus of Dancewave’s Dance Career Symposium is to inspire students, dancers and professionals to explore new career opportunities by partnering their dance knowledge with other fields. This year’s event will target:  Wellness, Social Practice, and Media Arts. This unique event will offer panels, participatory workshops and talks with successful individuals in each of these specific career paths to share and network ideas.
Sunday, March 9th, 2014
The New School
66 W 12th St
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1:00 - 1:30pm Welcome & Short Dance Film

Diane Jacobowitz, Dancewave
Lauren Gordon, Career Transition for Dancers
Christy Park, Dance Films Association
Celia Rowlson Hall, short film showing


1:30-2:30pm Panel Discussion (see below for details)
*participants choose 1 of the following to attend
Community Engagment & Social Practice
Dance & Technology

2:30-3:30pm Workshops (see below for details)
*participants choose 1 of the following to attend

Community Engagement & Social Practice

Dance & Technology


3:30-4:30pm Reception & Networking Session

Community Engagement & Social Practice

Nikki Penfold, Dancewave “Mentoring Youth Through the Arts”
Lauren Gordon, Career Transition for Dancers “Career Counseling”
Free career counseling to 3 participants during this time. Sign up in advance.
Dance & Technology
Brighid Greene, Dance Films Association "Dance Filmmaking on Your iPhone!"
Dance & Wellness
Belinda He, Feldenkrais Institute of New York “Awareness Through Movement Class"

Panel Discussions
Community Engagment & Social Practice: Denise Roberts Hurlin (Dancers Responding to AIDS), Maria Portman Kelly (Dance for PD), Bobby Kean (Sing for Hope), Mauricio Salgado (Artists Striving to End Poverty)
Dance & Technology: Christy Park (Dance Films Association), Celia Rowlson Hall (Filmaker and Choreographer), Robert Maynard (Performance Maker)
Wellness: Marijeanne Liederbach, PhD (Harkness Center for Dance Injuries), Benaldra Williams (Gyrotonics Teacher ), Danielle Aviezer (Thrive Fitness and Nutrition Studio), Belinda He (Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner)

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