Keep Moving: 10 Winter Intensives

December 5, 2012

Want to put your winter break to good use? A vacation from school means extra time to dance, and more and more companies seem to be offering winter intensives. If there’s a choreographer whose work you’ve always wanted to experience, or a training program you’d like to try, now’s the time: look online to see if that artist or studio offers a December or January workshop. For starters, we’ve rounded up 10 New York City programs that we think are worth checking out. Click on each one for details. And for a more in-depth look at some of these programs, read Lauren Kay’s piece, “Staying Warm,” from our November 2011 issue.

American Dance Festival in NYC

Dec. 29–Jan. 8

Broadway Dance Center Winter Workshop Series

Dec. 27–30


Trisha Brown Dance Company

Jan. 21–25

Merce Cunningham Trust: BIPED Workshop

Jan. 7–11

(Audition on Sat., Dec. 8)


David Dorfman Dance

Jan. 14–19


Martha Graham Dance Company

Jan. 2–18


Lar Lubovitch

Jan. 2–11



Dec. 27–30


Paul Taylor Dance Company

Dec. 26–Jan. 5

Doug Varone and Dancers

Jan. 14–19


Update (12/7/12):
Make that 11… This program at Movement Research is a favorite for NYC contemporary dancers:


MELT Winter Intensive

Jan. 7–25