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Master Classes with Varone Company dancers XAN BURLEY + ALEX SPRINGER

Varone Company

Varone Company dancers XAN BURLEY + ALEX SPRINGER, co-direct THE MEDIAN MOVEMENT, which serves as a vehicle for their collaborative choreography, performance, and teaching. Their work has been presented by DraftWork at Danspace Project, Movement Research at the Judson Church, University Settlement (2013-14 AIR), BAX (2011 Space Grant Artists), the 92Y, DANCE NOW (2011 Encore Challenge Winners), the TANK, Triskelion Arts, MATA Interval at the Museum of the Moving Image, Center for Performance Research, and Gowanus Art + Production, among other venues. They have been guest choreographers with many repertory companies and university dance programs throughout the U.S. and their choreography appears in the feature-length film Frances Ha (2013). Most recently, they have taught contemporary forms and partnering classes at Gibney Dance Center and received the 2015 Emerging Artist Award from their alma mater, the University of Michigan. BURLEY has performed with artists/companies Nancy Bannon, Shannon Gillen, Shannon Hummel/Cora Dance, the Metropolitan Opera Ballet, and Tami Stronach Dance, among others, and has been performing with Doug Varone and Dancers since 2012. She has also been acting as the co-producer of WAXworks since 2008. SPRINGER has performed for Alexandra Beller, Amy Chavasse, Heidi Henderson, the Metropolitan Opera Ballet, and Donnell Oakley, among others, and has been a member of Doug Varone and Dancers since 2008. He acts as the company’s rehearsal director and media manager/archivist and has staged Varone’s work on various companies and universities. In 2013 and 2016, he was on faculty at the Bates Dance Festival. He also works as a freelance video consultant for AO Pro(+ductions). www.theMedianMovement.com

Advanced Master Class with Xan Burley  |  Adv. dancers ages 15+
Saturday, 9/24:  12:15-1:45 pm
Code:  FA-DMCXB6 click to enroll
Cost:  $10
Capacity:  8 additional students

Intermediate Master Class with Alex Springer
Int. dancers ages 10+
Saturday, 9/24:  1-2:30 pm
Code:  FA-DMCAS6 click to enroll
Cost:  $10
Capacity:  4 additional students