MELT Intensives are a series of daily workshops in technique, somatics, improvisation, composition and other areas offered each summer (5 weeks) and winter (3 weeks). Taught by Movement Research’s internationally recognized faculty as well as acclaimed guest artists, these workshops provide students with the unique opportunity to engage with some of the most highly regarded and innovative artists in the field of dance today.

Registration for Summer 2015 (July 6 - August 7) is now open.


Complete Schedule

Summer MELT 2015 will run from July 6-August 7, 2015.
All workshops take place at Danspace Project, except where noted.

week one: july 6-10
10am-12pm Jeremy Nelson

week two: july 13-17
10am-12pm Vicky Shick
3:30-6pm Kyle deCamp
4-6pm Irene Dowd (rescheduled from week five)

week three: july 20-24
10am-12pm Juliette Mapp

week four: july 27-31
10am-12pm Darrell Jones
3:30-6pm Levi Gonzalez

week five: august 3-7

*Irene Dowd's workshop takes place at Gibney Dance Choreographic Center, 890 Broadway (between 19th and 20th Streets), and is not included in full week enrollment.
Fees & Registration

$120-$140 for individual workshops.
Discounts are available for full-week and multi-week enrollment:
5-week enrollment: $1425* (save $475)
4-week enrollment: $1170* (save $350)
3-week enrollment: $925* (save $215)
2-week enrollment: $650* (save $110)
1-week enrollment: $330 (save $50)

To avoid online fees, complete the registration form online and then mail a check to the Movement Research administrative office (55 Avenue C, New York NY 10009). Email with questions.

PLEASE NOTE: “drop-in” classes are not available.

*A deposit of $400 or full payment reserves your place for 2 or 3-week enrollment status. Balance of tuition is due by June 12. We accept credit card payment on our website, as well as check or money order payment by mail.



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upcoming classes & workshops

  • Janet Panetta
    August 31
    Monday 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
    Ballet for Contemporary Dancers
  • Laurel Atwell
    August 31
    Monday 10:00 am-12:00 pm
    Qi Gong
  • Janet Panetta
    September 1
    Tuesday 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
    Ballet for Contemporary Dancers
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upcoming performances & events

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    September 8, 7:00pm
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    Li Cata, Talli Jackson, Hiram Pines
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    September 15, 7:00pm
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    Moderated by Ursula Eagly*
    Krissy and the Works, Lone King [Projects by Marissa Brown], LoudHoundMovement
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