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Improvisation Lab: March

Improvisation Lab: March Co-presented by Middlebury College's Dance Department

  • Adults (college students encouraged) • Saturday, May 12 • 12-4 pm • Instructor: Lida Winfield

    $40 for one, or $70 to pair with Sunday's Looking Deeper for a full weekend of improvising.

  • Mahaney Center for the Arts - studio 110, Middlebury College Map It

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

  • Limit: No Limit

These intensives focus on improvisation skills and relationships to the self, others, and the elements of space and time. All experience levels welcome.

MAKE IT A WEEKEND: Looking Deeper, Sunday, May 13

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LIDA WINFIELD (May 12) 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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