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co-presented by Chicago Dancemakers Forum and The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago
Saturday, July 10, 2010 * 2-5 p.m.
at The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago
1306 S. Michigan Ave.
Just Announced! Take part in a three hour, hands-on workshop in the Dance Center theater on best practices for using technology in your dancemaking. Topics will include: lighting, using projections, preparing for tech rehearsals, making the best use of social media, and tips on documenting your work. The workshop will be lead by three kickin' guest instructors: Erin Tisdale Feiler, Julie Ballard, and Rachel Damon. Expand your knowledge and join us for this useful, pragmatic session - Reserve your slot today!
Registration Fee: $25 general/$15 students
Click HERE to register online (general admission only):
Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Please register in advance, as space is limited and first come first serve. Once participants have paid the registration fee, you will be sent an online informational survey to help the instructors understand your familiarity with technology. This pre-registration process will help us offer you with the most useful and tailored information workshop possible.
The student discount rate is only available for purchase at The Dance Center Box Office. A valid student ID is required to receive the discounted rate. Please visit the Box Office sales window or call 312-369-8330 during normal business hours (Monday-Friday 10am-5pm).
For more information about the workshop, please visit colum.edu/engage, or contact Heather Hartley, CDF Project Director, at 773-891-4785 or
Please direct any registration questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS:
Erin T. Feiler is a dance documentor and archivist. She received her B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Dance Education from Kent State University and M.F.A. in Dance Documentation from The Ohio State University. She is a Dance Heritage Coalition Fellow and has worked with international dance artists in documenting and archiving their work through video, notation and other forms of technology. She has also set dance pieces from Labanotation through her work with the Dance Notation Bureau. Feiler is currently Adjunct Faculty and the Media & Technology Coordinator at The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago.
Julie E. Ballard: Lighting Designer Some of Julie's favorite dance designs include 5 Characteristics of Brother (Marquez Dance), Rhapsody (Shapiro & Smith) and Falling on Lobsters in the Dark (Stephanie Carter). She has worked for Hedwig Dance, Breakbone Dance., Dance COLEctive, The Seldoms and Same Planet Different World. Ms. Ballard has been a part of numerous festivals as well as American Dance Festival, and has toured nationally and internationally with David Dorfman Dance. Ms. Ballard is full time staff and adjunct faculty at the Dance Center of Columbia College. Ms. Ballard earned her MFA from the University of Florida. More info at www.overlaplighting.com
Rachel Damon creates, designs, and manages dance and performance. She has
performed and presented internationally, as Artistic Director of Synapse Arts Collective and as a former company member of Breakbone Dance Co. and Anatomical Theatre. Rachel works as Production Manager with Molly Shanahan/Mad Shak, the Technical Director at Links Hall, and a Teaching Artist with Chicago Moving Company. Her lighting designs have appeared in contemporary and aerial dances, videos, and plays in houses ranging from the Neo-Futurarium to the Goodman Theatre. Featured in Dance Spirit Magazine for her self-made career that bridges onstage and backstage, Rachel currently co-curates the ongoing improvisation series collision_theory as a Links Hall Artistic Associate, and in 2010/1 Rachel will embark on her Chicago Dancemakers Forum Lab Artist project Factor Ricochet.