Residency Activities

In addition to full-length production performances, Ananya Dance Theatre offers a variety of workshops, professional classes, and dialogues.

Community conversations: Listening circles designed to respond to local concerns and engage with leaders and community members.

Audience Empowerment Workshops: Participants watch, discuss, re-watch, and partake in movement exploration to connect with the metaphors and energy of abstract dance.

Participatory performances in non-traditional spaces: Audiences and our dancers combine as part of a guided ecological tour.

Arts Access Workshops aka Choreographing Identity Workshops: Training in the basic principles of Yorchha™ and the process of creating movement based on participants’ shared ideas and experiences. For all levels and abilities.

Professional Classes: Formal training in core principles of Yorchha™ for intermediate and advanced students and performers.

Lectures: Dr. Ananya Chatterjea speaks on art and social justice.