Gabrielle A. TullDance (Safety Release Technique, Jazz, Contemporary, Dance Education, Latin Forms)

Name

Gabrielle A. Tull
Roanoke, VA 24014
(803) 319-0356
Gatull2012@gmail.com
Website: https://gabrielletull.weebly.com/

Biography

Gabrielle A. Tull is a recent MFA graduate from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Her current aesthetic creates a contemporary jazz fusion that allows the body to release, sense, regenerate, and feel any body of work. Gabrielle began her professional dance career in Columbia, SC where her choreography and performance received honorable mention by both the SC and National Dance Education Organizations. As a former 9-12 grade dance instructor and company director from 2012-2017, she curated the original dance curriculum for Irmo Performing Arts High School and International Baccalaureate Magnet. Presently, she is the newly appointed Assistant Professor of Dance (Dance Education Supervisor) at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC.

Educational Background/Training

  • MFA Dance, Choreography UNC Greensboro, 2020
  • MEd Divergent Learning Columbia College, 2014
  • BA Dance (K-12 licensure) Columbia College, 2012

Fees

  • Partial Masterclass/Workshops $125.00/hour
  • Full Masterclass (1 day intensive- 7 hours maximum including travel) $ 450.00
  • Weekly Intensive ( 7 hours max per day. 5 day max including travel) $875.00
  • Guest Artist- Repertory (original staged work) $1,500.00 includes the following:
    - 3 consecutive days (21 hours maximum) of studio time with performers at initial and staging, music editing
    - 3 consecutive days (21 hours maximum) of rehearsal/cleaning time>

Availability (Fall 2020)

  • October 10-12
  • October 16-18
  • October 23-25
  • December 4-6
  • December 11-13
  • December 15-20

Audience

  • High School grade 9-12
  • Pre professional dance programs (charter, arts magnet, conservatory, etc)
  • University and College dance/ musical theater programs

Educational Programs

The following are examples of masterclasses, workshops, and residencies. Please contact for further inquiry:

  1. Safety Release Technique Residency: Students will delve into the somatic, technical, and performative aspects of SRT that can be applied to any dance genre. Lecture demonstration available for the application of Bartenieff Fundamental applications to SRT.
  2. Jazz Technique: Workshop/Masterclass can be selected based on 1 or more the following styles within the jazz performance aesthetics (studio jazz, concert jazz, Latin jazz, musical theater jazz, Fosse jazz, social dance, jazz funk, lecture demonstration on the African diaspora influence and contributions to jazz dance)
  3. Contemporary Technique: Students will delve into the somatic, technical, and performative aspects of contemporary dance. Classes will include an application of modern fundamentals (Limón and Horton techniques) that progress into fluid transitional responses including Afro-Contemporary and Contemporary-Jazz forms.
  4. Dance Education: Pedagogy, Methods, and Application. This intensive/workshop is designed for pre professional/ undergraduate students, current k-12 educators, higher ed professionals interested in deepening their understanding of current trends in dance education as it relates to our global society. Participants can specify in 1 or more of the following programs: Culturally Responsive Pedagogy (also includes Critical Race Theory) in the dance classroom, Intro to Dance Education: designed for dancers entering the classroom, Dance Ed for Higher Ed: methods for decolonizing the classroom.

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