Earthdance is an artist-run workshop, residency, and retreat center located in the Berkshire hills of Western Massachusetts.  We provide a dynamic mix of dance, somatic, and interdisciplinary arts training, with a focus on sustainable living, social justice, and community.  Earthdance has been spearheading innovative arts programming and maintaining a beautiful facility for rental groups in the Pioneer Valley for over two decades.

Deadline is August 25th

The E|MERGE Interdisciplinary Collaborative Residency curates performance and visual artists, activists, scholars, and those interested in developing new forms across disciplines. E|MERGE 2016 will take place from February 14th-28th and culminate in a weekend of performances, panel discussions, writing, research, and more!

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Limited spots left!

Dancing, watching, talking, performing, and composing will be a part of the daily practice and research in this 6-day dance immersion with Chris Aiken and Angie Hauser August 9th-15th. Dancers looking to expand their movement potential are encouraged to apply.

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Revitalize your creative energy

Emergent or practiced, young or old, Moving Arts Lab is the perfect place for artists of all types to blur the lines between mediums. Over 14 teachers from around the world bring their backgrounds in movement, sound, and performance. Come experience true experimentation and intersection August 20th-23th. Bring a friend for $10 off!

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The deadline is July 8th

Help Earthdance gain a deeper understanding of our impact and influence by completing our annual Community Survey. You'll receive a $10 coupon for workshops and jams upon completion of the survey!

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Earthdance Blog

Mar 16 2015 - 11:07am
  As the snow begins to melt and the creatures stir from their winter cocoons, Helen Goodrum...
Mar 10 2015 - 2:10pm
How we can help support to keep the proposed pipeline out of our community?
Mar 6 2015 - 10:42pm
  E|MERGE participant Mara Mayer began her E|MERGE journey this year in a collaborative pool...

Upcoming Events

June 28, 2015 - 5:00pm - July 5, 2015 - 3:00pm
Heavenly sights, sounds, and smells are all around; summer is on high at Earthdance. Fireworks,...
July 12, 2015 - 5:00pm - July 26, 2015 - 3:00pm
A two-week immersion in Grotowski-based physical acting training with master teacher Stephen...
July 12, 2015 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Every second Sunday of the month, our Umbrella Studio swells with improvised movement and music. A...
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