Workshops in Summer 2012

“Performance As Communication: Making Dance that Speaks”
July 114 ~ Taught by Sara Shelton Mann & Ruth Grauert
Sara Shelton Mann and Ruth Grauert and workshop dancers
take bows after July 13 performance.


“Slow Tempo”
July 1521 ~ Taught by Peter Kyle and Scott Giguere
Back row standing: Peter Kyle and Scott Giguere; Second row: Evan Cullman(?), Lisa Wissing, \------\, Aikaterini Makridakis, Ashley Tanberg, and David Cole(?); Front row: Denise Gagner, \-----\, Dasha Chernova, Nizia Veyra, and Emmanuel Becerra;
Down front: \-----\



“Mapping the Human Terrain”
July 2228 ~ Taught by Robin Gilmore and Lauren Kelly Washington

Gilmore public class at the Mt. Vernon Community Center


“Writing and Moving: A Creativity Retreat”
August 511 ~ Taught by Claire Porter
Claire Porter performs Namely, Muscles and Happen Chance


“The Five Elements of a Healthy Life”
August 1218 ~ Taught by Allyson Jones and Tom Balles

A wellness retreat in the Maine woods to use Nature as our guide to achieve optimal wellbeing


2012 Faculty


Sara Shelton Mann and Ruth Grauert

Peter Kyle and Scott Giguere


Robin Gilmore and Lauren Kelly Washington

Claire Porter

Allyson Jones and Tom Balles


Our 2012 Young Artist Residents

Emmanuel Becerra

Dasha Chernova

Tyler Rai

Ashley Tanberg

Nitzia Vieyra

Bearnstow’s Young Artist Residency Program is a 10-week intensive summer program of dance, creative process, performance, and teamwork for a young professional and semi-professional dancers. The summer of courses, choreography, and creativity culminates in a final, formerly mounted concert. Final performance was held on August 30 at the Union Hall in Vienna, Maine.

See description, images, and 2012 video.