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Master Class Series: Belinda McGuire

  • Houston Station 434 Houston St Nashville, TN, 37203 United States (map)

Join us for 10 days of master classes with Juilliard graduate, solo artist, master teacher, choreographer, and former Gallim, Limon Company, and Doug Varone dancer— Belinda McGuire.



November 20-26 

December 1-5



Week 1: THUR & FRI from 9:30-11 AM

Week 2: MON-WED from 9:30-11 AM

Week 3: MON-FRI from 9:30-11 AM

(Note: We will not be having class November 27 & 28 in observance of Thanksgiving.)


Full Workshop/10 sessions:   $180

Single Class:   $20

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


Houston Station

434 Houston Street, Nashville, TN 37203

About Belinda McGuire:

Originally from Toronto, Belinda McGuire graduated from The Juilliard School with a BFA in Dance in 2006. Through Belinda McGuire Dance Projects, she performs primarily solo work, choreographs and engages in collaboration and production. In 2013 McGuire was nominated for the Dora Award for Outstanding Performance (The Heist Project). She has also been named  Artiste en Passant at The International Choreographic Arts Centre Amsterdam in 2010, was a recipient of the 2008 Bessie Schönberg Residency at the Yard, and was recognized by the 2007 Susan Braun Award of The Dance Films Association.

Her choreography has been presented at the Festival de la Ciudad 2009 (Merida, Yucatan Mexico), the Canada Dance Festival (Ottawa), in Toronto and in New York City on the stages of the Peter Jay Sharp Theater and Alice Tully Hall, Joyce Soho as well as in DUMBO, Brooklyn. A current member of The José Limón Dance Company, she has danced with Gallim Dance, Doug Varone and Dancers, Ofelia Lorette de Mola's DANSCORES, the DOORKNOB Company and The Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre.

She teaches and choreographs as a guest artist in New York City for The Limón Institute, The Juilliard School, and Dance New Amsterdam, for the New Jersey Dance Theater Ensemble, CCDT in Toronto and for various other schools and universities across North America. As a producer, Belinda launched her one-woman show The Desert Island Project in New York City and Toronto (autumn, 2008) and The Heist Project in NYC (December 2011) and in Toronto (March 2013). She also creates as a costume, lighting and set designer.


More Info:

It is New Dialect’s goal to host and present high-level local, national, and international teaching artists on an ongoing basis. By further informing our community of the wide variety of high-quality movement vocabularies existing in the world of 21st Century dance, we aspire to contribute to the bright future of contemporary dance in Nashville: training teachers, dancers, and choreographers to interpret and make work that is well-researched and inspiring. For information on partnering with New Dialect in our efforts to enrich our community with new dance workshops and performances, email us at

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