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Master Class Series: Alex Ketley + the Foundry


  • Houston Station 434 Houston Street Nashville, TN 37203 (map)
  New Dialect accepts cash, credit, or check made payable to New Dialect. Doors open 30 minutes before each class. Please arrive a few minutes early to ensure you are registered and that class begins on time. There is no pre-registration for this workshop.

 

New Dialect accepts cash, credit, or check made payable to New Dialect. Doors open 30 minutes before each class. Please arrive a few minutes early to ensure you are registered and that class begins on time. There is no pre-registration for this workshop.

Monday - Thursday classes will take place in the second floor large event space in Houston Station. Friday's class will be conducted in suite 257.


Alex trained with the Royal Danish Ballet, School of American Ballet, and the Washington Ballet. He joined San Francisco Ballet in 1994, where he performed repertory including William Forsythe, James Kudelka, and George Balanchine.

In 1998, he co-founded The Foundry and in addition to his initial years directing The Foundry, Alex worked for Alonzo King's LINES Ballet as both a dancer and choreographer from 2000-2002.

He has created work for residencies at the Headlands Center for the Arts (CA), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (CA), The Yard (MA), ODC Theater (CA), the Santa Fe Art Institute (NM), the Ucross Foundation (WY), and the Taipei Artist Village (Taiwan). Alex has been commissioned by AXIS, Ballet Met, Ballet X, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Florida State University, North Carolina School for the Arts, Robert Moses, San Francisco State University, and Stanford University.

His work has won numerous choreographic awards, including Hubbard Street 2 National Choreography Competition, Princess Grace Award for Choreography, Isadora Duncan Award, Top Ten Bay Area Dance Performances of 2008 by both Voice of Dance and the San Francisco Chronicle, 2nd Place in the BNC 21st Century National Choreography Competition and the National Choo-San Goh Award.

 

 
Earlier Event: August 3
Ballet for Contemporary Dancers