Tessera Tribal: ATS® Movement Dialect

Known for their interesting interpretations on existing movements and combinations, Tessera loves to play with shapes and musical phrasing. In this workshop, we’ll take a look at movements and concepts that makes this dynamic troupe stand out. [Intermediate / Advanced, limit 30 students]

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Tribal Skirt

Not only do skirts look gorgeous, they can also add an element of playfulness or drama to your dance! ATS® inspired Tribal movements, travelling steps, and spins will be taught with skirt work and drilled in combos that can be seamlessly incorporated into your dance. Suitable for group and solo dancers. Please bring a long […]

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Any Way You Slice It

Adding sword as a powerful prop that will captivate your audience. In this workshop, focusing on ATS® slow vocabulary, we will cover sword dialect content from ATS® with an Edge and beyond. We will focus on clean technique and smooth transitions, expanded vocabulary for single and double sword, hand/sword manipulation, spins, stops and drops, multiple […]

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Dayanisma’s Slow Basket Dialect

Baskets were once an integral part of our daily lives. In every culture, they evoke a sense of family, community, and bountiful life. This is why joyfully dancing with baskets inspires such universal audience appeal. At Homecoming 2015, Dawn taught her fast basket dialect, as featured on the DVD, ATS® with Props. Over the last […]

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ATS® on a Grand Scale

American Tribal Style® belly dance beautifully showcases women dancing together, but showcasing five or more dancers at once can present new challenges. This workshop will explore several formations that complement large groups of ATS® performers including staggers, facing or “dueling” quartets, facing or “dueling” trios, and double diagonals. We will also share and practice ATS® […]

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The Dancer Lottery

Hit the stage with team energy and connection! Enjoy an action packed workshop with the troupe chorus! Learn to creatively and cleanly cue your team on and off stage with a variety of fun structures, such as Kaboom, Spiral, Book Ends, and The Pillars of Chorus. Adapt these skills easily to fit within your own […]

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A Cappella Zils

A Cappella Zils (or Dancing To Your Own Music) Sometimes the way to get people’s attention in a really noisy room is to speak softly. This same advice can apply to zilling. As Dayanimsa demonstrated in last year’s Homecoming performance, dancing to your own zilling (no prerecorded music) is a powerful way for you or […]

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