August 19-23, 2019
University of Montana
We are pleased to announce that Michelle Boulé, will be joining us as our 2019 Guest Artist in Residency teaching Inspired Movement Technique. Michelle has an accomplished career of dance making, performing, and teaching, having received numerous awards and commissions. She has worked with renowned choreographers Bebe Miller, John Jasperse, John Scott, and Deborah Hay and collaborated with Miguel Gutierrez. Beyond that she has a thriving career as a body worker. We are beyond excited to welcome Michelle to our vibrant dance community.
In addition, we are so thrilled to welcome Anya Cloud back to the festival to offer a Contact Improvisation Intensive. Anya has been traveling the globe deepening her practice in this beautiful, spontaneous, necessarily present form of dance, and we get the opportunity to grow our practice with her (again!!!)
Mountain Dance Festival is in its fourth year offering professional-level contemporary dance training in the Northwestern United States. This year we are offering training experiences in contemporary technique, contact improvisation, and somatic practices. The festival is located at the University of Montana, and is sponsored by the incredible faculty and staff at UM Dance Program, UM School of Theatre & Dance.