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Interdisciplinary Workshop IMAGINARY

  • Adults & Teens 16+ • Saturday, February 24 • 4-5:30 pm • $25 • Instructor: Lida Winfield

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  • Please note: Online registration requires payment in full. To request a scholarship or payment plan, please email the FlynnArts Manager or call 802-652-4537.

  • Limit: 18

Drop-in students are welcome when classes are not full, but classes regularly fill with registered students, so we recommend signing up in advance to avoid disappointment.

This interdisciplinary workshop will focus on using our bodies, voices, drawings and stories to explore the imagination. How does what we imagine impact or dictate our potential? What do we see in the light? What do we see in the dark? Who are our imagined and real friends? What is real and what is pretend? In this playful, accessible and poignant workshop participants will explore their own imagination and perceptions, as well as learn about how Lida Winfield and her collaborators made their new dance/theater performance IMAGINARY.

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Related FlynnSpace Performance: IMAGINARY • Friday & Saturday, February 23 & 24 at 8 pm • $30

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LIDA WINFIELD is an accomplished dancer, choreographer and spoken word artist who has performed nationally and internationally. Since 2006, she has created original solo, duet and group work, merging storytelling, dance and visual art to create captivating and poignant performances that invariably cause audiences to laugh and cry, sometimes simultaneously. Since 2007, Lida has taught educators how to use dance in the classroom as an instructional tool through Burlington Vermont’s Flynn Center Words Come Alive. In 2010, Lida began collaborating with Ellen Smith Ahern in making duet work that mixes dance and spoken word. They toured across twelve cities in Europe for six weeks with Double Visions showing original duet work as well as being part of Double Visions installation work. As a Performer and Teaching Artist, Lida travels the country as a Keynote Performer/Presenter addressing issues of education, disability, access and the power of the arts. Her work reaches diverse populations, youth at risk, refugees, homeless families, adults with physical and mental disabilities, college students, rural and urban youth, professional artists and educators. In 2011, Lida earned a Master of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College. For more information, visit

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