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IACD’S  CREATIVE DANCE CONGRESS 

The next Creative Dance Congress will be in Summer 2018.
Check back for further details

An intensive program on the principles of individual and group dance improvisation as pioneered by Barbara Mettler. Dance sessions  are led by a variety of Mettler-based teachers . The level of instruction at the Congress is based on participants having prior Mettler-based dance experience. The pre-Congress introductory Creative Dance  Workshop or the offerings listed below can provide that experience.



IACD SPONSORED REGIONAL METTLER-BASED CREATIVE DANCE WORKSHOPS


If you would like to organize a regional workshop in your area, contact Jean Tobias at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

WORKSHOPS

GERMANY

BOCHUM-GERTH

Dance as a Creative Art Activity
Mettler-based Creative Dance--The Basics!
June 9-11, 2017
Zentrum für Tanz und Bewegung / Akademie für Tanzpädagogik 
(Center for Dance and Movement/Academy for Dance Pedegogy)Lothringer Str. 36b, 44805
Taught by Griff Goehring
Contact:  Gabriela Jüttner
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Tel. 02323-961 668


Dance as a Creative Art Activity
The intensive course for experieced dance teachers
June 15-17, 2017
Zentrum für Tanz und Bewegung / Akademie für Tanzpädagogik 
(Center for Dance and Movement/Academy for Dance Pedegogy)
Lothringer Str. 36b, 44805
Taught by Griff Goehring
Contact: Gabriela Jüttner
Tel. 02323-961 668


USA

ARIZONA
TUCSON

Mettler Studios' Creative Dance Teacher Training
July 10-21, 2017 Practice teaching day July 22
Tucson Creative Dance Center
taught by Griff Goehring and Mary Ann Brehm
For information  go to www.mettler2017.blogspot.com
or contact Mary Ann Brehm at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
IACD members receive a discount on tuition



TEXAS
AUSTIN
Mettler Studios'
Group Dance Improvisation Weekend Workshop
March 25, 9:30 am to 4:00 pm through March 26 10 am thorugh 1 pm, 2017
The Movement Center
1910 Eastside Drive
taught by Mary Ann Brehm
contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
IACD members receive a discount on tuition 


MASSACHUSETTS
ROCKPORT
Mettler Studios'
Residential Weekend Workshop
September 2-3, 2017
Windhover Center for the Performing Arts
taught by Mary Ann Brehm, Helen Horigan, and Nancy Lob
contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
IACD members receive a discount on tuition 


LECTURE AND PERFORMANCE

GERMANY
BOCHUM-GERTH

The History of Barbara Mettler and the Creative Dance
June 14, 2017 18:30-20:30 Uhr
Musikschule Bochum, (School of Music) Westring 32
Zentrum für Tanz und Bewegung / Akademie für Tanzpädagogik 
Given  by Griff Goehring, assisted by Gabriela Jüttner
Contact:  Gabriela Jüttner
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Tel. 02323-961 668


ONGOING IMPROVISATION CLASSES AND GROUPS


ARIZONA
TUCSON
Creative Dance Class
Tucson Creative Dance Center
Saturday mornings 10:30 to 12 noon
February 18, March 18, and April 15, 2017
(Third Saturday of the month)
taught by Meg Quinn
Register:  520-624-7331 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Barbara Mettler Teaching: Basic Concepts Series Study Group
Tucson Creative Dance Center
Sat. Oct 8, 2016 and thereafter, first Saturday of the month through May, 2017
10 am to 12 noon
led by Mary Ann Brehm
contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information and to receive materials

Introduction to Mettler-based Creative Dance
Tucson Creative Dance Center
5 Wednesday in March, 2017
6:00- 7:30 pm
taught by Karenne Koo
discount for IACD members
Register: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Tucson Creative Dance Center Studio Group
Meets Saturdays when other events are not schedulde
10:00 am to Noon
Prior Mettler-based experience is required
Contact Sue Pfaffl
(520) 297-4370   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


CALIFORNIA
SANTA MONICA
Joy and Healing through Movement
Ongoing classes, workshops and individual sessions
facilitated by Berti Klein, MA, MCAT, MS, NCC, ADTR
Various times, call for info
Contact: (310) 820-4338 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

CALIFORNIA
MT. SHASTA
Creative Movement & Dance Improvisation for Adults
taught by Liz Fitton
Weekly class, times and location TBA
contact (530) 926-5156 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


MASSACHUSETTS
NEWTON (Boston Area)
Still Dancing
Grace Episcopal Church
Mettler-based Individual Studies and Group Improvisation
Mondays 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Call ahead: Nancy Lob 617-527-3924

MINNESOTA
MINNEAPOLIS
Dance for Every Body
Groups and classes
Times TBA
Julie Keyeski-Rank, 612-803-4279 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

NEW HAMPSHIRE
MERRIMACK
Creative Dance and Yoga for Adults
taught by Rosemary Todd Clough
Moving Spirit--The Center for Yoga, Dance and Wellness
Mondays 7:30- 9:00 pm
and
Yoga/Creative Dance for ages 4-14
contact (603) 886-7308 www.movingspirityogadance.com
Creative KidsYoga (and dance) Teacher Training
Yoga Dots
www.creativekidsyoga.com

NEW MEXICO
SANTA FE
Soul Dance Santa Fe
Once a month on Sundays 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Also offering Mettler-based Creative Dance classes
Soul Dance Studio, Arroyo Hondo
Jean Tobias, (505) 986-1377
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OREGON
EUGENE
taught by Ann Cole
Weekly class times TBA
contact (541) 343-5865 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

OREGON
PORTLAND
Creative Dance Portland
Wednesdays 10:00- 11:30 am
Opening to Life 407 NE 12th Ave.
Contact: Yael Schweitzer
(971) 404-8249  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
www.yaelschweitzer.com 

RHODE ISLAND
PROVIDENCE
Creative Dance Providence
Contact: Doug Victor
(401) 521-0546
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TEXAS
AUSTIN
Dance Improvisation 
Dates and Times TBA
taught by Lucy DuBose and Leslie McCullough
contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

TEXAS
WIMBERLEY
Body Sense and Zaz Studio
Improv every Monday morning 9:30-11:30
Contact: Lauren Robins
512-847-9665 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

VERMONT
BENNINGTON
Creative Dance for Adults
ShapeShifters Dance Group
Mettler-based weekly creative dance classes
and performing group
Tuesdays 11:00 am and 12:30 pm
September - May
Bennington Fire House
contact: Mary Andersen
(802) 362-3929 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

WASHINGTON
OLYMPIA
RADCO (Random Acts of Dance Collective)
Saturdays, 4:30-6:00 pm. Location varies.
Contact:  Mary Nelson
(360) 280-3828 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it