FESTIVAL CONCERT: Celebrate IDF@SV’s 5th Anniversary

Dance Concert 2016FIFTH ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL CONCERT! Sunday, August 14, 5:00-6:30 p.m. at the Mountain View Masonic Center, 890 Church Street, Mountain View. Acclaimed professional dancers; Premiere works. Performers & Choreographers include Antara Bhardwaj, Kathak; Audreyanne Covarrubias & Megan Ivey, Tap & Physical Comedy; Leslie Friedman, Contemporary; Navia Natarajan, Bharatanatyam; Etta Walton, Etta’s Electric Line Dances plus Special Guests and The Festival Dancers. FREE REFRESHMENTS. EXPERIENCE THE EXCITEMENT!

TICKETS: General Admission $20; over 65 & 10 years & younger $12; Sponsor $30. Sponsor tickets receive preferred seating, tax deduction, recognition in program. Discounted group tickets available.

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CHOREO-CUBATOR©: Space & Time to Create

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ALL dance styles are welcome. Choreo-Cubator© is a unique opportunity for dancers who want to explore, experiment, engage their movement imagination. PLEASE NOTE: Choreo-Cubator© begins its working sessions during the week before the rest of IDF@SV. Meetings: are 6-7:15 p.m.,Aug. 2, 4, 5, 9, 11, 12. Showcase performance: Friday, Aug. 12, 6-7:15 p.m. You can participate in the Choreo-Cubator© even if you choose not to perform. The Showcase performance is open to the public. Choreographers have a chance to talk with their audience about their work. This, like Full Day of Dance© is a one of a kind invention of IDF@SV giving everyone an opportunity to stretch their creativity.

Contemporary Dance Tech & Rep with Leslie Friedman

Dance Festival ContemporaryStart with an hour of technique to warm up, then learn repertory created especially for the Festival Concert, rehearse, perform! The Festival Concert is open to the public, a fully professional performance featuring performances by the acclaimed professional artists leading the Festival and YOU! Dancers in this workshop also have the opportunity to perform In Leslie Friedman’s Lively Foundation performances in the coming season. (You may take the workshop even if you do not want to perform.) Leslie Friedman is the legendary artist whose international performances were historic “firsts” for an American dancer. First to perform, choreograph, teach with joint US/host country sponsorship in many countries including China, Russia, India, Poland, Hungary, Egypt and more.

FULL DAY OF DANCE©: 5 Amazing Classes!!

Dance Fest 2016 Full DayTAKE ANY NUMBER OF CLASSES; MOST FUN & BEST DEAL IS TO TAKE THEM ALL! The day also features the Free Treat Tasting Fair, 2:30-3:30. Delectable tastes from outstanding restaurants and gourmet food sources.

Welcome! International Dance Festival@Silicon Valley

DFSV 2016 Group PhotosWELCOME to the 5th Anniversary Season of the International Dance Festival@Silicon Valley! IDF@SV 2016 offers classes, workshops, performances. There are performance opportunities for experienced dancers, a chance to create your own dance and perform it, opportunities to try a dance style you’ve never tried before or even to try dancing if you’ve never tried it before. Our Festival Concert features exquisite dances by artists of classical Indian Bharatanatyam and Kathak, Tap Dance by Audreyanne Covarrubias & Megan Ivey, Contemporary ballet by Leslie Friedman, and a chance to join Etta Walton in her Electric Line Dances. The Festival welcomes advanced & professional dancers AND complete beginners, ages from mid-teens to any adult age. The Physical Comedy workshop welcomes ages 10 and up…and up!  Here are the activities of IDF@SV 2016. To learn more about each part of the Festival, please click on its name to link to its page with specific information.







International Dance Festival@Silicon Valley: Posters!

There are four wonderful poster/flyers for IDF@SV 2016. The beautifully designed, informative pages were created by Lively Foundation Designer, Jonathan Clark. Here they are: #1) includes all the Festival events, #2) Full Day of Dance©, #3) Physical Comedy Workshop, #4) Contemporary Tech & Rep Workshop. Please share the information with all your friends and friendly strangers, your dancer pals and those who think they can’t dance (bring them to Full Day, and they will surprise themselves!!).


Dance Festival SV 2016 FlyerThis one has schedules, fees, descriptions of events. Choreo-Cubator© workshop begins Aug. 2, 4, 5 before full Festival opens on Aug. 6.


Dance Fest 2016 Full DayFULL DAY OF DANCE!© Best deal & most fun: take them ALL!

   Dance Festival Comedy FlyerPHYSICAL COMEDY WORKSHOP: WOW! great for any age adult and younger people age 10 and up. So much fun, you have to do it!

 Dance Festival ContemporaryContemporary Tech & Rep Workshop! best for Intermediate-Advanced/Professional Dancers. Tech class followed by learning repertory to perform in the Festival Concert, a public, ticketed performance with performances by the IDF@SV artist/teachers. (participants not required to perform.)

Registration & Payment Questions for IDF@SV 2016

Flying leslie Left SmallThe great news is that registrations are coming in now for the most wonderful, unique summer festival: International Dance Festival@Silicon Valley, 2016. Be part of the beauty and fun; come dance with us! Registration form is on this blog. Go to http://www.livelyfoundation.org/wordpress/?cat=2   Just scroll down a bit from where you are now. You may copy the questions on the reg form and email it to The Lively Foundation:  livelyfoundation@sbcglobal.net

th-1There are two ways to make your payments: You can mail a check made out to The Lively Foundation and mail it to: The Lively Foundation, Attn. Leslie Friedman, 550 Mountain View Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94041-1941.   OR if you want to use your credit card, you can follow these easy steps:

go to livelyfoundation.org, click on legacy website at the bottom of the landing page, you will see a home page with menu selections at its top. Select Donate. On the right side of the Donate page you will see the Paypal logo. Click on it. Please follow the directions for a donation so that The Lively Foundation, a not for profit, tax exempt organization, will not have to pay service charges to Paypal. Let us know by your registration which classes you are signing up for. THE ARTIST/TEACHERS ARE EAGER TO WORK WITH YOU and DEDICATED TO BRINGING YOU TO YOUR GREATEST DANCE EXPERIENCES!!  More questions? contact livelyfoundation@sbcglobal.net


Flying leslie Left SmallDon’t miss the great deals for Early Bird registration. The deadline is June 30. There are meaningful discounts available for all the IDV@SV workshops and classes. Take all five classes in Full Day of Dance© for only $60. You cannot beat that. Take the Monday-Friday Contemporary Technique & Repertory class AND have the opportunity to perform; sign up early and save $30. You could use that $30 for the Physical Comedy workshop. Physical Comedy offers half price for a second student: $30 for  one person and only $15 for a companion. This offer will continue through the summer. How can  you pass it up? Megan says you will learn slaps and falls! Has anyone else offered to teach you slaps and falls at such a low price? I seriously doubt it! Register now; just scroll down a little to find the reg form. You can copy it and email it to livelyfoundation@sbcglobal.net  So much dance, beauty and fun awaits you!!! but the Early Bird won’t wait.