Award winning dancer and choreographer, Lucy Bowen McCauley will teach several dance workshops at the Geneva, April 9 – 10 during The ARTS Experience festival.
McCauley will lead an inclusive dance session on Wednesday, April 10, 1:25 – 2:50 p.m. for dancers at all skill levels. She will also instruct Advanced Modern Dance (1:25 – 2:50 p.m.) and Advanced Ballet (3 -4:30 p.m.) classes for a small group of skilled dancers on April 10. She will lead a discussion with fine arts teachers and dancers on Tuesday, April 9, 8:45 – 10:10 a.m. These workshops are free and open to the public, but require online registration to participate. Visit www.hws.edu/festival for more information and to register.
McCauley is the artistic director, choreographer and creative energy behind Bowen McCauley Dance (BMD). Since founding BMD in 1996, she has created more than 70 works ranging from lyrical ballets to highly physical contemporary pieces set to rock music. Her repertoire offers an unconventional array of genres with choreography that blends balletic lines, quirky gestures and modern dance’s earthiness.
Throughout her career, McCauley has received numerous awards. In 2011, McCauley was recognized as an Innovator by the Genetic Alliance for her local Dance for Parkinson’s disease program. She has taught at many universities and is currently on the faculty at the Maryland Youth Ballet and Studio Body Logic. She has pioneered a unique stretch technique, Bowen McCauley Stretch, which has been featured in USA Today, Dance Teacher, and The Washington Post.
The ARTS Experience festival, April 8 – 19, is co-sponsored by Hobart and William Smith Colleges and the Collaborative of the Finger Lakes, Inc., a network of 12 NYSARC, Inc. chapters providing supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Visit Arts Festival for more information.