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Ailey Arts in Education Dance Residency age 15-20

Ailey Arts In Education Dance Residency at Tivoli Ballet School
19. - 24. August 2019 
Age 15-20
Experience the Ailey spirit and explore dance and movement in this unique Ailey Arts in Education Dance Residency led by Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Teaching Artists Nasha Thomas and Jonathan Lee as well as Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Musician Matthew Hill. The residency will culminate in a performance open to the general public at the Peacock Theater inside Tivoli on Saturday 24. August 2019.

Oplev Ailey ånden og udforsk dans og bevægelse i denne enestående Ailey Arts in Education Dance Residency ledet af Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Teaching Artists Nasha Thomas og Jonathan Lee samt Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Musician Matthew Hill. Ugen afsluttes med en forestilling  på Tivolis Pantomimeteater lørdag 24. August 2019, der er åben for alle Havens gæster.

Where and when // Hvor og hvornår

Tivoli Ballet School studios inside the Tivoli Concert Hall // Tivoli Ballet Skoles studier/lokaler i Tivolis Koncertsal

Monday 19. - Saturday 24. August 2019 // Mandag 19. - lørdag 24. August 2019

Monday through Friday 4.00 pm - 9.00 pm // Mandag til fredag kl. 16.00- kl. 21.00
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm // Lørdag kl. 10:00 - 15:00
Saturday ends after the performance at The Peacock Theater inside Tivoli // Lørdag slutter dagen efter forestillingen på Pantomimen
Level of required dance experience // Forudsat danseerfaring
Intermediate - advanced // Let øvet - Øvet

Schedule for the week // Ugens program

Monday - Friday //Mandag til fredag:
4.00 pm- 5.30 pm // 16:00-17:30: Modern Technique Class with contextual information about Alvin Ailey and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater with Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Teaching Artist Nasha Thomas
Live accompaniment by Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Musician Matthew Hill
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm //17.30-18:00: Break // Pause
6:00 pm - 7.30 pm // 18.00 - 19:30: Jazz/Hip Hop technique class  with Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Teaching Artist Jonathan Lee
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm // 19:30 - 20:00: Break // Pause
8:00 pm  -9.00 pm // 20:00-21:00: Rehearsal for the performance on Saturday // Prøver til lørdagens forestilling

10:00 am - 3 pm // 10:00 - 15:00: Classes, rehearsal on stage and performance  at the Peacock Theater // træning, prøver og forestilling på Pantomimeteatret
(Changes can occur // ret til ændringer forbeholdes)
Dress code // Påklædning
Modern Technique class // Moderne teknik klasse: Black attire - black leotard and tights or black unitard // sort træningstøj  - dragt og trikot, eller heldragt
Jazz / Hip Hop  technique class // Jazz / Hip Hop teknik: Sneakers, leggings or sweat pants, T-shirts without branding or advertising // gummisko, leggings eller joggingbukser, T-shirts uden reklame eller synlige mærker.
Faculty - Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Teaching Artists and Musician
Nasha Thomas
Master Teacher & Spokesperson,
Ailey Arts in Education & Community National Director
National Director, Ailey Camp
 Photo By Andrew Eccles
Nasha Thomas oversees Ailey Camps and designs the national outreach for Ailey Arts In Education & Community Programs department. As a primary liaison between Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation and the national arts-in-education community, she plays a central role in working with local communities to develop and run AileyCamps across the U.S., as well as managing and teaching national residencies, workshops, and master classes, which reach over 1,000 young people each year. Ms. Thomas has led Ailey Arts In Education programs everywhere from public school classrooms, to Lincoln Center Plaza, to Gracie Mansion, to the White House. Chosen by Alvin Ailey, Ms. Thomas danced with the Company from 1986 to 1998. In 1980 she received the prestigious Presidential Scholar of the Arts award. Ms. Thomas is a graduate of New York High School of the Performing Arts and Southern Methodist University.
Jonathan Lee
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Jonathan Lee has worked with various recording artists including Grammy Award winners Madonna, Gloria Estefan, Mariah Carey, Britney Spears, Tracy Chapman, and Joe as a backup singer, dancer, and choreographer. His Film/TV credits include Fish, Chapelle’s Show, The WB Morning Show, ABC News Now, The View, and Guiding Light. Theatre credits include Once On This Island, The Wiz, West Side Story, The King & I, and Miss Saigon. He has choreographed and performed with networks such as Disney, MTV, Nickelodeon, and VH1 as well as soft drink giants Coca-Cola and Pepsi. Jonathan has also been seen or heard in several commercials, recordings, and print ads for Verizon Wireless, NIKE, Optimum Online, Texas Instruments, Wendys and WeeBee Tunes. Currently Jonathan is working on his solo debut album and teaches Hip-Hop at Alvin Ailey, Steps on Broadway and Dance New Amsterdam in NYC. Recently Jonathan has been featured in Time Out NY, Dance Magazine, Dance Spirit Magazine, and Dance Teacher Magazine.

Matthew Hill
Matthew Hill (Seattle, Washington) is currently a Teaching Artist and Percussionist with Ailey Arts In Education & Community Programs. He began his career at Oberlin College where he received a degree in African-American Studies with a concentration in Fine Arts, and went on to receive his M.A. in African New World studies from FIU. In Oberlin, he was the musical director/lead drummer for Dance Diaspora, founder/lead drummer for Ilu Aiye, and resident musical therapist for The Lucy Idol Center for the Handicapped. In Miami he was the Musical Director for Delou Africa Dance Ensemble, resident percussionist at Club Mynt on South Beach, and percussionist/touring member of hip-hop dance theatre company D-Projects. Throughout his career Matthew has traveled and studied extensively in West Africa and Cuba, and was co-founder, along with his wife, of the Hamana Company in Boke Guinea West Africa in 2008. Currently, Mr. Hill lives in Harlem NYC and works with Bambara African Drum and Dance Ensemble (musical director Adewole Love), and Kolipe Ibrahima Camara from Ballets Africains. Mr. Hill is a teaching artist, performer, and accompanist at The Ailey School, Ailey II, Ailey Extension, Ailey Arts In Education & Community Programs, Ailey Camp, Ailey Camp Too, Urban Arts, and Oberlin College.

Practical Information // Praktisk information

Meeting point - Tivoli employee entrance, Tietgensgade 12, 1704 København V.

Mødested Tivolis personaleindgang, Tietgensgade 12, 1704 København V.

Price // Pris 

Early bird until 1. July 2019: 3000 DKK // Early bird indtil 1. juli 2019:  3000 kr.
After 1. July 2019: 3200 DKK // Efter 1. juli 2019: 3200 kr.

including snacks, admission to Tivoli and two complimentary tickets for the performance at The Peacock Theatre inside Tivoli. // inklusiv snacks, adgang til Tivoli for eleven og to ledsagerbilletter til lørdagens forestilling i Tivoli på Pantomimeteatret.  


Enrollment // Tilmelding

Please fill out the enrollment form by Sunday 11. August 2019 and send it to balletskolen@tivoli.dk No refunds availible after enrollment //
Ved tilmelding skal tilmeldingsblanket udfyldes og sendes til balletskolen@tivoli.dk senest søndag 11. august 2019. Tilmeldingen er bindende. 
19.08.2019 kl. 16.00 - 24.08.2019 kl. 21.00
Tivoli Ballet Skole
3000,00 kr.
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