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.

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The Earthdance Fall Appeal is underway. Help us improve our Farmhouse, including increased fire safety and better accessibility for people of all abilities. We aim to raise $65,000 by the end of this year, but we need your help to reach that goal.

Visit our donation page here!

Tangle with the poetics of performance

NOW ONLY A WEEKEND! November 13-16   The sensational Miguel Gutierrez engages dancers in the unanswerable questions of "Who are we?" and "Why are we here?" acknowledging the richness and turbulence of our interior lives in an irreverant vitalization of the body.

Register now!

Celebrate autumn with dance!

Come harvest the fruits of the passing year; rejoice in old friends, abundance and new growth at the Falling Leaves Jam! Plus, join us Thursday for Active Witnessing: The Art of Authentic Movement in Contact with Alicia Grayson.

Register for the Falling Leaves Jam and Alicia's workshop here! 

Radical skills for interpersonal process, led by Carol Swann

Embark on a valuable exploration of the subtleties surrounding rank and privilege; engage  voices and social bodies to transform relational, structural, and cultural interactions.

Register here. Group rates available! 

Earthdance Blog

Mar 26 2014 - 12:13pm
Kentaro Kumanomido, volunteer staff at Earthdance, reflects on his experience of the E|MERGE...
Dec 4 2013 - 2:10pm
Impromptu kitchen jams, music making outbursts, and sparks of  …. scatter our work days here,...

Upcoming Events

October 23, 2014 - 9:30am - 5:30pm
Alicia Grayson leads a pre-Jam workshop, in which participants create a safe container to explore...
October 23, 2014 - 6:00pm - October 26, 2014 - 3:00pm
Surround yourself with the vibrant colors and crisp scents of autumn at Earthdance! Allow the...
October 26, 2014 - 3:30pm - 7:00pm
Every fourth Sunday of the month, the dance floor becomes a learning lab for Contact Improvisation...
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