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Deborah Hay workshop in Philadelphia 2018

a continuity of discontinuity or a way to practice dance

no walking, no running, no laying on the floor, no hanging out in the body, no stretching, no floppy arms or hands, no deliberate loss of grounding, no noodling, no prolonged narrative movement, no obvious sequence of movement, no prolonged body memory apparent, no time to explore, no obvious frontality, no need to be creative or unique, no obvious adrenalin driven movement, no apparent inner timing driving your dancing, no hesitation or reconsideration.

June 11th – 15th from 10am – 5pm all at Mascher Space Cooperative with an hour lunch each day.

Mascher Members price – $140 for the week
Non – Member price is $420 to $480 sliding scale for the week

A Mascher Space subsidized project, this workshop is open to professional level dance artists. We are opening 8 spots for Mascher members and 8 spots for non members. If you are interested, but don’t live in Philadelphia, we will help you find housing for the duration of the workshop.

Previous familiarity with Deborah Hay’s work is not required, but we are trying to create a well balanced and rigorous group of attendees. This is why we have a short application process. If you can commit to the whole workshop, please fill out the application and send resume and short bio to programs(at)mascherdance(dot)org with subject line “Deborah Hay 2018”.


Your name:
Your location:
Phone number:
Can you commit to the whole workshop?(yes/no)
Have you studied with Deborah before?(yes/no)
How does your work(or you yourself) resonate with Deborah’s teachings? Feel free to look at her mission statement and choose one part that relates to your current art making practice. (no more than 200 words)
Tell us why now is the best time to take this workshop? (no more than 200 words)

Deadlines: Application is due April 25th, 2018.
Acknowledgement of acceptance/rejection: May 5th, 2018. Once accepted you will be send a payment link to reserve your spot. If at that time, you no longer want to participate in the workshop, your spot will be offered to the first person on the waiting list.

Once accepted, if the whole sum is too large for you to pay at one time, please ask us about creating a payment plan.

Any questions email Zornitsa Stoyanova at programs(at)mascherdance(dot)org

For more information on Deborah Day and the workshop visit:


Jun 11 - 15 2018


2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Jun 11 - 15 2018
  • Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Mascher Space Philadelphia PA United States 19146
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