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Dance for Parkinson's Classes at Alabama Ballet Center for Dance

March 27, 2012 at 12pm to May 15, 2012 at 1:15pm
The first eight-week session of Dance for Parkinson's classes will begin on Tuesday, March 27, 12:00-1:15 pm and will meet weekly every Tuesday through May 15.Classes will be jointly taught by Teri Weksler and Mary Margaret Scalici. Participants may sign up for the entire session or pay weekly on a drop-in basis. Classes integrate movement from many techniques: ballet, modern, tap, and jazz. Warm up begins in chairs, and evolves to standing, and finally to moving across the floor. Through…See More
Mar 20, 2012
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SOUTHERN DANCEWORKS LAUNCHES DANCE FOR PARKINSON’S

SOUTHERN DANCEWORKS LAUNCHES DANCE FOR PARKINSON’S IN BIRMINGHAMJanuary 12, 2012, 1:00pm, Alabama Ballet Center for Dance “Dancing helps reconnect me and my body.  We’re a team again.” “My experiences with this class have played a major role in reclaiming my physicality and mobility from the relentless ravaging of Parkinson’s Disease.” BIRMINGHAM – Southern Danceworks announces the launch of a new dance program in January called Dance for Parkinson’s. The Birmingham program will be based on the…See More
Dec 30, 2011
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Dance for Parkinson's Class & Discussion at Alabama Ballet Center for Dance

January 12, 2012 from 1pm to 3:30pm
Save the Date!Dance for Parkinson's comes to Birmingham!January 12, 1:00-3:30 pmSouthern Danceworks invites you to a special preview event for a new program that will launch in January 2012 called "Dance for Parkinson's Disease." Developed by the Mark Morris Dance Group in NYC, Dance for PD® classes empower participants  to explore movement and music in ways that are refreshing, enjoyable, stimulating and creative. David Leventhal, founder of Dance for PD®, will teach a demonstration class from…See More
Dec 13, 2011
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Southern Danceworks Performance at Bama Theatre

November 7, 2011 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Southern Danceworks performs on Monday, November 7, 7:30 pm at the Bama Theatre in Tuscaloosa. The performance includes works by Artistic Director Teri Weksler, and guest choreographers Reggie Wilson and Germaul Barnes. Southern Danceworks is a contemporary dance company based in Birmingham, Alabama. The performance is sponsored by The Arts Council, Alabama State Council on the Arts, the Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports Commission and Full Moon Bar-b-que. Tickets: $13 adults; $9 children, seniors,…See More
Oct 25, 2011
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Spring Dances at Harrison Theater, Samford University Wright Center

May 15, 2011 from 2:30pm to 4pm
Buy tickets online here. Southern Danceworks is pleased to announce our exciting Spring Dances repertory performances scheduled for May 14 at 7:30 pm and May 15 at 2:30 pm at Samford University’s Harrison Theatre. Co-sponsored with Samford University, all performances include a post-performance discussion with the SDW dancers, including guest choreographer Reggie Wilson who will be in residence the week of…See More
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Spring Dances at Harrison Theater, Samford University Wright Center

May 14, 2011 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Buy tickets online here! Southern Danceworks is pleased to announce our exciting Spring Dances repertory performances scheduled for May 14 at 7:30 pm and May 15 at 2:30 pm at Samford University’s Harrison Theatre. Co-sponsored by Samford University, all performances include a post-performance discussion with the SDW dancers, including guest choreographer Reggie Wilson who will be in residence the week of…See More
May 4, 2011
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Work-in-Progress Showing and Reception at Alabama Ballet- Cooney Studio

March 5, 2011 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Southern Danceworks cordially invites you to a reception and work-in-progress showing featuring a new commission by Reggie Wilson, Guest Choreographer-in-Residence. Please join us Saturday, March 5 at the Alabama Ballet Cooney Studio, 2:30pm. This project has been made possible by grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.See More
Mar 1, 2011
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Southern Danceworks presents "Spring Dances" at Harrison Theatre, Samford University

May 22, 2010 at 7:30pm to May 23, 2010 at 4:30pm
Southern Danceworks brings an exciting array of artists to the Harrison Theatre at Samford University on May 22, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. and May 23 at 2:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by Samford University, the program will feature two world premieres. "Quips and Cranks" is a collaborative work created by Teri Weksler and musicians/composers Karen Bentley Pollick (violin/viola) and John Scalici (percussion). The work blends viola, violin, and a variety of percussion instruments along with the use of…See More
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Southern Danceworks presents "Spring Dances" at Harrison Theatre, Samford University

May 22, 2010 at 7:30pm to May 23, 2010 at 4:30pm
Southern Danceworks brings an exciting array of artists to the Harrison Theatre at Samford University on May 22, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. and May 23 at 2:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by Samford University, the program will feature two world premieres. "Quips and Cranks" is a collaborative work created by Teri Weksler and musicians/composers Karen Bentley Pollick (violin/viola) and John Scalici (percussion). The work blends viola, violin, and a variety of percussion instruments along with the use of…See More
May 5, 2010

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Business Mailing Address
P.O. Box 11983
City, State Zip
Birmingham, AL 35202-1983
Email
teriweksler@bellsouth.net
Website
http://www.southerndanceworks.com
Business Telephone
205-602-3599
Professional Profile or Short Bio
A part of the community since 1963, the mission of Southern Danceworks is to advance dance as a major art form, contributing to and enriching the life, culture, and community of Alabama. As Alabama's oldest professional modern dance company, Southern Danceworks offers a wide variety of acclaimed programs with "an overarching commitment to quality at the highest level" (The Birmingham News). Under the direction of Artistic Director Teri Weksler, the company presents repertory concerts with works by regional and nationally renowned choreographers. As part of its outreach program, Southern Danceworks holds educational performances for schools, master classes, and teacher workshops based on the National Standards for Dance Education and state dance curricula.

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SOUTHERN DANCEWORKS LAUNCHES DANCE FOR PARKINSON’S

SOUTHERN DANCEWORKS LAUNCHES DANCE FOR PARKINSON’S IN BIRMINGHAM

January 12, 2012, 1:00pm, Alabama Ballet Center for Dance

 

“Dancing helps reconnect me and my body.  We’re a team again.”

 

“My experiences with this class have played a major role in reclaiming my physicality and mobility from the relentless ravaging of Parkinson’s Disease.”

 

BIRMINGHAM – Southern Danceworks…

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Posted on December 30, 2011 at 12:10pm

Spring Dances Audience Survey

Thank you for attending Southern Danceworks' "Spring Dances" performance! We would like to know more about your experiences at the performance, and what you think about dance in general. Please take a few minutes to complete this brief survey by clicking the link below:

Spring Dances Audience Survey

Posted on May 13, 2011 at 11:16am

SOUTHERN DANCEWORKS MAKES STRONG COMEBACK WITH GUEST CHOREOGRAPHER GERMAUL BARNES May 22 – 23, Harrison Theatre, Samford University

BIRMINGHAM – Southern Danceworks makes a strong come-back to the professional modern dance scene with an extraordinary spring performance at the Harrison Theatre with Samford University as co-sponsor. New York City based choreographer Germaul Barnes, formerly of the Bill T. Jones Company, is creating a new work, “Red Yellow Green,” to an… Continue

Posted on April 20, 2010 at 10:59am

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