Merce Cunningham Trust

Classes

CUNNINGHAM TECHNIQUE® IN NEW YORK CITY

City Center Studios
130 West 56th Street
Monday – Friday
12:15 – 1:45 pm
Open Level

Taught by Jennifer Goggans, Carol Teitelbaum, Andrea Weber and other former Cunningham dancers.

 

Teaching Schedule

Weeks of September 17th & september 24th

 
SEPTEMBER 17 - 21, CITY CENTER
September 17  -  Alan Good, Studio 3
September 18  -  Carol Teitelbaum, Studio 5
September 19  -  Patricia Lent, Studio 5
September 20*  -  Patricia Lent @ Westbeth at 3:30pm
September 21  -  Brandon Collwes, Studio 5

 

SEPTEMBER 24 - 28, PEARL & CITY CENTER
September 24  -  Carol Teitelbaum, Pearl Studio C at 11:15am
September 25  -  Kimberly Bartosik, City Center
September 26  -  Jennifer Goggans, City Center
September 27  -  Lisa Boudreau, City Center
September 28  -  Silas Riener, Pearl Studio C at 12:15pm
 
Westbeth is located at 55 Bethune Street, New York, NY 10014
 
Pearl Studios is located at 519 Eighth Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10018
 
*Class on September 20 will be free as part of the plaque ceremony in honor of Merce at Westbeth. 
 

Class Rates

Single Class: $15
Professional Rate: $10
Student Rate: $10
10-Class Card: $100
 
Payment by cash or check only.
 

For more information about classes at City Center contact jgoggans@mercecunningham.org

“Quite simply, my motivation for training in this technique is that it has made me a stronger, smarter dancer for all my other projects. Beyond the functionality as a physical warm-up, the class structure is embedded with ideas central to Cunningham’s artistic legacy.”

Christiana Axelsen
Independent choreographer; dancer for Beth Gill, Molissa Fenley, Michou Szabo, and zoe | juniper

“For a working dancer in the city I have yet to find an environment as connected as the one surrounding these classes. The dancers who attend as well as those who teach provide a connection to our field that is incomparable."

Christiana Axelsen
Independent choreographer; dancer for Beth Gill, Molissa Fenley, Michou Szabo, and zoe | juniper

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“I feel that the work has challenged me to be precise and efficient. It has challenged me to be rhythmically clear and exact. I really appreciate that there is never anything extra to be 'put on' or added, and I have to find my own meaning in dancing. It feels like each piece I've learned requires me to step into a different realm.”

Benny Olk
Freelance dancer, currently working with Lucinda Childs Dance Company, Moriah Evans and Daniel Roberts; graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts

“People often wonder what is the best way to support and foster the development of emerging artists. I think the workshops are a great solution. What could be better than working to improve technique and learn prestigious repertory under the direction of insightful and interested coaches? It is a great introduction to the NYC dance scene.”

Andrew Harper
Independent choreographer; graduate of University of North Carolina School of the Arts

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