Company Practice with little house dance
Deepen your dance practice and train with little house. Beginning in April 2022, our company class will be open to members of the public. Classes are taught by members of little house and guest artists. These classes are geared toward advanced and professional level dancers looking to expand their knowledge and understanding of dance training. Our company practice explores various training modalities including improvisation, spontaneous composition, authentic movement, floor work, release technique, and ballet for contemporary dancers. Check the schedule for information about specific class styles and teachers.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
10:15 – 11:45am
doors open @ 10am
cash at the door or pay online via this link
little house dance is a contemporary dance company and artist collective based in Portland, Maine, which was settled on the traditional territory of the Wabanaki Confederacy.
From creation to performance, little house dance’s work is rooted in collaboration. As a small project based company, little house dance is committed to creating healthy, sustainable employment opportunities for artists. The company’s aim is to foster a democratic working environment where the individual voice is as important as the collective. Working with both local and international dance artists, little house brings together talented artists to explore and create new dance work. little house dance is committed to being based in Maine and contributing to the region’s cities and rural arts communities by providing opportunities for creation, performance, collaboration, development, and education.
The company’s dance work engages both formal shaped based movement, and a more sensitive, human approach to performance. Exploring human disorder and melancholy, little house dance draws viewers into dark and intimate worlds of movement ritual and duration. Movement vocabulary is created and performed with a clear, rigorous approach to choreography and performance presence. little house dance creates work for audiences who are invested in seeing performance that stretches the boundaries of movement potential while touching on experiences that are uniquely human.