Marketing & Development Manager

Start Date: April 25th, 2016
Training Start Date: March 21st, 2016
Priority Deadline: February 29th, 2016

The Marketing & Development Manager is a core staff position, responsible for supporting all marketing and fundraising efforts for Earthdance to ensure optimal levels of public engagement, brand consistency, and donor stewardship. This position works closely with the Executive Director to plan and implement comprehensive, integrated marketing and fundraising strategies that ensure professional, timely, and creative communications.

Cyrus Khambatta

Cyrus Khambatta graduated from New York University where he founded Khambatta Dance Company.

Carolyn (Shakti) Sadeh & Cassie Tunick

Carolyn (Shakti) Sadeh has been teaching Authentic Movement, Action Theater, and yoga for over 30 years. She is an improvisor by nature whether in the studio, the classroom, the kitchen, or the garden. These past 8 years she has been immersed in the world of ESL, teaching immigrant and refugee adults English. Shakti re-entered the world of performance 3 summers ago with a Pina Baush-inspired piece directed by Sheryl Stoodley and Toby Bercovici. The following summer the ensemble, made up of some new members, brought the show to Brooklyn.

Action Theater Improvisation: Minding the Physical

with Carolyn Shakti Sadeh and Cassie Tunick
May 1, 2015 - 5:00pm - May 3, 2015 - 3:00pm

In improvisation and in life, embodied experience opens doors into mindfulness, playfulness, and the present moment. This workshop in Action Theater improvisation offers practices that have their roots in sensation -  where the body draws the mind into full presence of feeling. 

Nomadic College 2015

with the Axis Syllabus International Research Community

May 31, 2015 - 5:00pm - June 21, 2015 - 3:00pm


Brad Stoller

Brad Stoller has been leading CI workshops and classes since 1983. He studied under the talented male dancers of "Mangrove," a SF based collective. He has taught in festivals in Europe, the U.S. and Africa, and teaches CI at the University of Virginia and other colleges around VA. He is a regular host and teacher at the Moab Jam in Utah every spring. He has never waned in his awe of CI since being exposed to it over 35 years ago.

Fritha Pengelly

Fritha Pengelly is a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner® based in Northampton, MA. She graduated from the Feldenkrais Professional Training Program at the Feldenkrais Institute of NY where she studied with director David Zemach-Bersin, Sheryl Field, Anna Johnson, Aliza Stewart, Arlyn Zones, Ruty Bar, Deborah Bowes, and Elizabeth Beringer. She has also had the pleasure of studying with Dr. Jeff Haller, and is currently enrolled in Dr.

Blossoming Through Winter with Helen Goodrum


As the snow begins to melt and the creatures stir from their winter cocoons, Helen Goodrum prepares for her departure from Earthdance in Western Massachusetts where she danced through the freezing months.


 Photo: Earthdance ©Helen Goodrum


Acrobatics of the Heart

July 12, 2015 - 5:00pm - July 26, 2015 - 3:00pm

A two-week immersion in Grotowski-based physical acting training with master teacher Stephen Wangh (author of An Acrobat of the Heart and The Heart of Teaching) and co-teachers Erica Fae, Wendy vanden Heuvel and Raïna von Waldenburg. The Acrobatics of the Heart intensive offers training in an organic approach to acting using the body as source, initiated by Jerzy Grotowski in the 1960’s and further devel

Finding Strength through Ease: A Feldenkrais Workshop

with Fritha Pengelly and Sarah Young

May 30, 2015 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

“Correct posture is a matter of emotional growth and learning. It is not acquired by simple exercising or by repetition of the desired act or attitude. Learning is not purely a mental occupation, as many people believe, just as the acquisition of skill is not purely a physical process. Essentially, it consists in recognizing in the total situation – environment, mind, and body - a relationship in the form of sensation that in the long run becomes so distinct that we can almost describe it in sensible language."

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