SDI Supply List

SUPPLY LIST

The following list of items should be taken to the studio each day:

___  Ballet slippers

___  Pointe shoes (applies to those students who are already dancing on pointe)

We recommend a minimum of 1 pair per week; students should bring additional

shoes if they go through them quickly.

___  Character shoes (1.5” or 2” heels with strap)

___  Black Leotard for Seniors (studio – embroidered and any camisole or tank that the student owns)

___  Burgundy Leotard for Juniors (studio – embroidered and any camisole or tank that the student owns)

___  Tights –Pink

___  Jazz pants (optional)

___  Black character skirt (Festival Ballet uniform)

___  Warm up clothes (leg warmers etc.)

___  Black footless tights

 

MAKEUP KIT (for makeup lecture) Please note: not needed on the first day of class

___  Blush

___  Liquid liner black                                                  

___  Eyebrow pencil

___  Lipstick

___  Lip pencil liner

___  Mascara

___  Eye shadow – Light complexion: dark and light brown; white and off white; pink (no frosted shadows)

Dark complexion: lavender, purple, blue, white and off white; pink (no frosted shadows)

___  Face powder

___  Makeup remover

___  Moisturizer

___  Facial wash

___  Foundation

___  Concealer

___  1 set of eyelashes plus glue

HAIR

___  Hair nets several

___  Bobbie pins

___  Hairpins

___  Comb and brush

___  Hair elastics

___  Gel and spray to hold hair

 

 MISC

___  Needle

___  Thread

___  Tape

___  Band-aids

___  Running Shoes

All items should be personalized with permanent marker and/or laundry ink.

 

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Announcing Shura Baryshnikov as Guest Faculty for SDI 2015

 

Shura Baryshnikov
Shura Baryshnikov

SHURA BARYSHNIKOV is a Rhode Island-based educator, improvisor, dancer and movement designer.  Shura has worked as a choreographer and movement consultant for Trinity Repertory Company, The Wilbury Theatre Group, Bridge Repertory Company, Elemental Theatre Collective and on a number of Brown/Trinity MFA productions.  As a freelance dancer, she has performed in works by Heidi Henderson, Ali Kenner-Brodsky and Betsy Miller, among others, and with Aerplaye Dance, American Dance Legacy Initiative, Lostwax Multimedia Dance and Festival Ballet Providence.  Shura is a teaching associate in the Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies at Brown University and has also taught movement and choreographed for students at MIT, Dean College, Rhode Island College, Salve Regina University and at Earthdance in Plainfield, MA.  Shura’s performance work has been presented by the RISD Museum, Festival Ballet Providence, the Providence Fringe Festival and in Earthdance’s Moving Arts Lab.

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Announcing Guest Teacher for SDI 2015

Choreographer,  Performing & Teaching Artist:

Kurt A. Douglas

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Kurt A. Douglas graduated from New York’s famed high school of music art & performing arts. Originally from Guyana, South America, Kurt earned his Masters of Fine Arts degree in Dance from Hollins University in association with The American Dance Festival, Frankfurt Conservatory of Performing Arts and The Forsythe Company in Frankfurt, Germany. He attended and earned a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts degree in Dance from the Boston Conservatory. There he was the recipient of the Ruth Solomon Ambrose Scholarship Award and The Jan Veen Dance Award.  He Performed with the Boston Dance Theatre and The Boston Conservatory Dance Theatre in works by Jose Limon, Sean Curran, Paul Taylor, Martha Graham, Lar Lubovitch, and Murray Louis. After graduating from the Conservatory in 2001, he joined the Limon Company where he performed in many of Limon’s most influential works. During his second season with Limon, Kurt received a 2002 Princess Grace Award and was honored by an invitation to perform for His Serene Highness Crown Prince Albert of Monaco and The Royal Family. While a soloist with the Limon Company Kurt performed in works by Jiri Killian, Donald Mckayle, and Billy Singenfied. In 2007 Kurt became the first African American to portray “Iago” in “The Moor’s Pavane”, José Limón’s most famous work. Kurt was named one of Dance Magazine’s “TOP 25 TO WATCH” in the January 2006 issue. He danced from 2005-2010 in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the world famous Rockettes. In 2009 he joined the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company for its 40th anniversary season touring throughout the United States and Asia.  In 2011, he joined the Graham based Buglisi Dance Theater, and began touring with the Tony award winning musical “A Chorus Line” throughout United States, Japan, and Australian. He has been a Guest Artist with the Thang Dao Dance Company, Dzul Dance Theatre, Ballet Hispanico, and the Sean Curran Dance Company. Kurt has been guest faculty and conducted LimonDance workshops in Boston, South Dakota, NewYork, Oregon, Dallas, Porte Au Prince, Haiti, Guadeloupe, France, Bristol, England, Sydney, Australia, Harvard University, the Juilliard School, SUNY Purchase, and the Boston Conservatory. Kurt is now on faculty with the “Limon for Kids” Program and has re-staged “The Winged” for the Limon Company’s 2014 Gala in New York City. Kurt will re-join the Limon Dance Company in 2015 at Lincoln Center and tour with them to New Orleans, LA for a special Missa Brevis project.

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