Masterclass with Sidra Bell
Join us on Friday, July 14th!
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
$21 per Adult/Advanced 1-5 student
Free for Summer Intensive Students & CCD Faculty
Limited to 21 registrants.
Introducing a transformative dance experience: The Sidra Bell Masterclass. Join us for an extraordinary opportunity to learn from the visionary choreographer and educator, Sidra Bell. This masterclass offers a unique and immersive journey into the world of contemporary dance and artistic exploration.
Under Sidra Bell’s expert guidance, dancers will delve into innovative movement techniques and conceptual approaches that challenge traditional boundaries. Through a dynamic fusion of physicality, imagination, and emotional depth, Sidra Bell invites participants to expand their artistic horizons and ignite their creative potential.
Sidra Bell, renowned for her groundbreaking choreographic style and commitment to pushing artistic boundaries, brings her wealth of knowledge and expertise to each session. Her teaching approach fosters a supportive and inclusive environment, where dancers are encouraged to take risks, embrace vulnerability, and explore the depths of their creative expression.
Whether you are an aspiring professional, an experienced dancer, or simply passionate about the art form, the Sidra Bell Masterclass promises to be an unforgettable journey of growth, inspiration, and artistic exploration. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from one of the most innovative choreographers of our time. Join us and elevate your dance practice to new heights under Sidra Bell’s transformative guidance.
Sidra’s career has spanned for close to 20 years, and she is currently a Master Lecturer at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and a recent artist-in-residence at Harvard University. She has also held Adjunct Professor and Lecturer positions at Ball State University in Indiana, Marymount Manhattan College, Georgian Court University in New Jersey, and Barnard College in New York City.
She has a BA in History from Yale University and an MFA in Choreography from Purchase College Conservatory of Dance. She was a University of Minnesota Theater Arts & Dance Cowles Visiting Artist and an artist in residence at Cornish College of the Arts (Seattle). Her body of work was featured in the Harvard University Theater, Dance & Media course Contemporary Repertory: Dance Authorship in the 21st Century [A dance technique and choreographic repertory class that focused on contemporary traditions and the repertory of three choreographers, engaging in the current discourse of contemporary dance.]
Bell was the 2019 Honoree at CPR-Center Performance Research’s Gala in New York City. Feature speaking engagements and presentations have included CalArts, The Juillard School, Yale University Master’s Tea (Silliman College), Yale Club of New York, Harvard University, MIT (Hacking Arts New Media Panel), University of Oklahoma, Kinetech Arts San Francisco, The Spence School (A.M. Perspectives), Gibney Dance Center, Ball State University, Cornish College, Yale The Mellon Forum of Life, University of Texas at Austin, Yale Alumni in Dance, Marymount Manhattan College, Studio @ 550 Boston with JCC Newton and University of Colorado at Boulder.