[PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Listserv] Jim May Humphrey/Limon Intensive

Gwendolyn Bye gbyedancefusion at verizon.net
Thu Mar 8 16:24:28 EST 2018





Master Teacher JimMay 

Humphrey/Limón Dance Intensive

March 12 to 23 (two-weeks 6 classes)

Mondays 7-8:30pm, Wednesdays 7-8:30pm & Fridays 10:30am-12:00pm

Anna Sokolow Workshop & Showcase 

May 2 through June 30 (10 classes)

Wednesday evenings 7-9pm - working toward showcase studio showcase onSaturday June 30th


This springfrom March to June Dancefusion will host Master Teacher, Jim May in twoprograms: Limón Dance Intensive and Anna Sokolow Workshop and Showcase. Classeswill be open to all professional dancers and dancers trained at the advanced/intermediateand advanced levels of modern, jazz and/or ballet. 

 Humphrey/Limón DanceIntensive willtrain dancers in the techniques of Doris Humphrey and José Limón two of Moderndance’s greatest choreographers. Doris Humphrey was one of the first generationof pioneers to develop modern dance in America; her disciple was José Limón,who created some of the most significant modern dances of our times. Over atwo-week period, dancers will receive a challenging, high-level 1.5 hour danceclass with Master Teacher and Limón company member, Jim May. Dancers areencouraged to arrive early. Doors will be open 1/2 hour prior to class starttime.

 The Anna Sokolow Workshop will explore the technical style andphilosophy of the legendary choreographer and true creator of “Dance Theater,”Anna Sokolow. For 9 weeks Mr. May will teach a two-hour workshop everyWednesday evening May 2 through June 27. This workshop will culminate in a Showcase performance on Saturday June30th. All dancers must sign up for full 10-class program. Dancersregistered for the workshop may perform in the Showcase.

 Master Teacher Jim May is an authority on the Humphrey/ Limóntechnique, (he was a soloist with the Limón company and has taught for theInstitute for decades). He is the leading expert on Sokolow for over 50 years(first as soloist, then assistant, and now director of Sokolow Theater Dance). Mr.May has been honored with a Bessie Award, the Marcus award for teaching, establishedDance Forum Taipie, was awarded two Fulbrights (Mexico and Chile) and taught onthe faculties of Juilliard, SUNY Purchase, and Princeton University. Hecontinues to teach, perform, and lecture both National and International, justthis last summer enjoying a 9 week residency at the National Academy of Romewhich included a lecture at the American Institute sponsored by the AmericanEmbassy.  He also performed in the Elliot Feld Ballet, on Broadway inseveral musicals, and has been a guest artist with many companies.

 Program Rates:

Humphrey/LimónDance Intensive:  $90 (6 classes)

Singleclass:  $20 Humphrey/Limón Intensive

Sokolow Workshop andShowcase:  $200 (10 classes – includingShowcase)

BothSokolow Workshop/Showcase and Limon Dance Intensive: $260

Observation of class: $25 Anna Sokolow Workshop only(observation participants will be limited in number)

Registration: $15 (required) - enrollment may belimited, register early to secure placement. Balance on all fees is due twoweeks prior to class’s start date.


To Register go to: www.gbyedance.org or call: 215-222-7633 Location:

Gwendolyn Bye Dance Center

4611 Lancaster Ave.

Phila. PA 19104

Call: 215-222-7633


 Gwendolyn Bye, Artistic Director
Dancefusion & Gwendolyn Bye Dance Center
3611 Lancaster Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215-222-7633 - Office
610-608-7111 - Cell
email: gbyedancefusion at verizon.netwebsite: www.gbyedance.org

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