The Carver offers master classes and workshops designed to give the community an opportunity to learn more about the work of the artists that we present each season. Our residencies also enrich students in the public schools through lecture/ demonstrations and workshops held on site at the schools.
Emanulee Bean Residency - November 2012
Houston based poet, playwright & performer, Emanulee “Outspoken” Bean will visit several area schools where he will help students find and express their voice as he guides them in approaches to creative writing, poetry and performance.
TU Dance - January 17, 2013
Members of TU Dance, founded by Alvin Ailey veterans Uri Sands and Toni Pierce-Sands, will lead students of all levels through a master class in techniques such as Modern (Horton), Afro-Brazilian and Ballet.
Kuniko Yamamoto - February 7-9, 2013
Japanese storyteller, Kuniko Yamamoto, will conduct in-school visits using stories, music, origami and mime to provide students with a magical entry to the Japanese culture, as well as explore math and social studies through these traditional art forms.
Philadanco! - May 2, 2013
PHILADANCO will conduct a master class for dancers of all level in various techniques such as Ballet (Cechetti), Modern (Horton and Graham), Jazz and the Dunham Techniques. This class will increase the students awareness and understanding of dance through instruction on warm-up, foot and body positions, and movements. Sections of current repertoire will also be taught.