Faculty Profile Laurie De Vito

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    Laurie De Vito

    Contemporary Simonson Technique

    Slow-Intermediate
    Tuesdays 10:00-11:30AM

    Advanced-Intermediate
    Fridays 10:00-11:30AM







    Bio



    Laurie de Vito was a founding director of Dance Space/Dance New Amsterdam where she taught for 30 years. Along with her company, Laurie De Vito and Dancers, she has taught, choreographed and performed at schools and theaters across the United States, Canada and abroad. Most notably, she has worked at NYU Tisch School of the Performing Arts, Yale University, York University (Toronto), Montreal Jazz Festival, Spirit Square Center for the Arts(NC), Gustavus Adolphus College(MN), Tel Aviv Dance Center(Israel), I.A.C. Studio (Tokyo), International Dance (Spain),Balettakademien (Sweden), She has self produced 8 seasons in NYC. Laurie brings Simonson technique which is specifically designed for dancers of all disciplines and injury preventive to Peridance Capezio Center. For more information please visit: lauriedevito.com

    Read a great article about Laurie in Dance Teacher Magazine!

    Contemporary Simonson Technique Description



    Laurie's deep-rooted movement utilizes the torso with spirals and contractions which expand into movement through space. Her combinations of movement are both physically and mentally challenging. She hones in on the articulation of the body and clarity of movement while stressing musicality and phrasing. Laurie has been a teacher of Simonson Technique since 1979. Simonson Technique, developed by Lynn Simonson, is an organic approach to movement that prepares the body to dance in a way that is anatomically intelligent and somatically aware. For more information please visit: lauriedevito.com

    Simonson Lab Description



    Simonson Lab breaks down and explores the general principles of Simonson Technique and how they are applicable to the individual.
                    Week of: Nov 18, 2019 - Nov 24, 2019
    Contemporary
    Times Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
    10:00AM - 11:30AM     Slow-Inter Simonson
    De Vito
          Adv-Inter Simonson
    De Vito