Florida Dance Association Young Dancer Workshop

The Senior Dance Mastery and invited CEC dancers traveled to Gainesville, Florida to attend the Florida Dance Association Young Dancers’ Workshop, held at the University of Florida and Santa Fe College campuses. Students spent the weekend in back-to-back classes and workshops in a variety of dance forms, including ballet, modern, Limón Technique, hip hop, West African, musical theater, and more!  Students watched three performances, including the Limón Dance Company. On Saturday, they performed their newest piece by Danella Bedford, “Aurora Borealis,” which was inspired by the movement of the northern lights. They did a beautiful job onstage, as well…

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Dr. Daniel Lewis

September 20, 2019 – Master Class and Lecture Daniel Lewis, internationally-recognized dancer, teacher, choreographer and author, joined New World School of the Arts (NWSA) in Miami, Florida, in 1987, as founding Dean of Dance. Here, drawing from nearly three decades of experience in the field, Dr. Lewis created the dance division’s eight-year professional program. In addition to developing and managing NWSA’s dance program, Dr. Lewis has heightened modern dance awareness in South Florida through Miami Dance Futures, a company he formed in 1988. Miami Dance Futures produced the highly successful Miami Balanchine Conference, the Dance History Scholars’ Conference, the National…

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Marco Blázquez at Victor Ullate

Marco Blázquez graduated from Real Conservatorio Profesional de Danza Mariemma in classical dance.  He has performed as a soloist with Europa Danse, Gran Canaria Ballet, Santamaria Compania de Danza, Ballet de Madrid, Dederlands Dans Theatre II, and Ballettmainz. His choreographic experience includes: ‘Sounen’ Premiere for Staatstheater Mainz (June 2014), ‘LOL’ Premiere for the Acker Stadt Palast with danceFORM. (February 2014), ‘Absorption’ New Creation for Aurora Ballet, Chiba (Japan, August 2013), ‘Obumbrate’ New Creation for Aurora Ballet, Chiba (Japan, August 2013), ‘A Fading Found’ Staatstheater Mainz (June 2013), ‘Drift in Drain’ Staatstheater Mainz (June 2013), ‘Fragile-Stato’ Premiere for Staatstheater Mainz…

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Juan Maria Seller

Juan Maria Seller is a Spanish choreographer, dancer, and teacher. He was formed in the disciplines of theater, dance-theater, ballet, modern and contemporary dance. Since 2005, based on his experience and knowledge, he has been developing a broad teaching method that is suitable for dancers with and without disabilities. His theater and dance studies began at the “Centro Dramático de la Diputación Provincial de Badajoz”, and furthermore at the “Conservatorio de Arte Dramático y Danza de Sevilla”, Spain. Later, they continued with Luis Fuentes and Víctor Ullate, Spain. In 1991, he was selected to study at the Martha Graham…

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