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 three decades.

Precise Structure, Limitless Imagination

Join Carolyn (Shakti) Sadeh & Cassie Tunick as an intricate world of awareness unfurls in the present moment. Action Theater introduces participants to essential principles of improvisation rooted in sensation, listening, and deep curiosity. This workshop is appropriate for any level and no previous theater/movement training is required.

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Join us February 3-5!

We invite you to our Domestic Bliss Winter Work Weekend to sew, build, organize, clean, eat, rejoice, dance and play. Come for one day or stay the whole time, and pitch in where you can. Stay, eat, and dance for FREE!

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THANK YOU for helping us Meet our Match!

Last Spring, Earthdance was awarded a matching grant of $77,000 from the Massachusetts Cultural Council's Cultural Facilities Fund (CFF).

We have now raised an incredible $83,000, exceeding our match goal of $77,000 and setting a strong foundation for facilities renovations in the coming year.

Thank you for making the first phase of our Facilities Master Plan a reality! Find out more about our capital improvements plan and why we're still accepting donations here!

Upcoming Workshops & Trainings

January 8, 2017 - 2:00pm - January 27, 2017 - 3:00pm
A 3-week intensive for dancers with experience in Contact Improvisation (intermediate level). Contact ImprovisationSolo Training • Changing StatesComposition • PerformanceImprovisation Scores • The...
February 3, 2017 - 5:00pm - February 5, 2017 - 3:00pm
An intricate world of awareness unfurls in the present moment. Action Theater introduces participants to essential principles of improvisation rooted in sensation, listening, and deep curiosity....
March 10, 2017 - 5:00pm - March 12, 2017 - 3:00pm
This weekend introduces and lays out the fundamentals of Contact Improvisation for total beginners and those who would like to clarify and deepen their introductory skills. Through this playful...

Upcoming Contact Improvisation Jams

March 16, 2017 - 5:00pm - March 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
Bodies tumble and energy flows as we melt away the layers of winter and dive into Spring with the practice of Contact Improvisation. Open to all ages, backgrounds, levels, and styles of dancing. The...
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