Humphrey - Weidman Workshop with Deb Carr & Gail Corbin

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July 24 - 27
Monday thru Thursday
1:00 - 5:00pm daily

For Advanced Dancers 15 and up with 6 years of ballet and modern, and who are currently taking 5 or more technique classes per week.

Deborah Carr was a member of Charles Weidman's Theatre Dance Company from 1973-1975. She studied with seven different members of the Humphrey-Weidman Company including Mr. Weidman. In addition, she studied with legendary Limon dancers Betty Jones and Ruth Currier. Her company, Deborah Carr's Theatre Dance Ensemble was known for its excellent reconstructions of Weidman repertory. Ms. Carr has taught at major university programs throughout the country and in England and Ireland.

Gail Corbin is a leading exponent in the technique and repertory of Doris Humphrey. Her longtime association with Ernestine Stodelle, an original member of the company of Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman, began with Ernestine's reconstructions on Gail of Two Ecstatic Themes and Air for the G String for the Jose Limon Company in 1977. Ms. Corbin has taught and directed Humphrey works all over the U.S. as well as Europe and Australia. She has conducted over 10 workshops in Oak Park, Illinois at the Academy of Movement and Music, which is also the home of the Doris Humphrey Society. Gail has also taught this technique at Barnard College, Columbia University, The Juilliard School and St. Olaf College. Gail has been a frequent guest teacher at the Jose Limon School and is a featured dancer in two films: The Technique of Doris Humphrey and Its Creative Potential and Charles Weidman--on His Own.

Dance Styles
Modern / Contemporary


Academy of Movement & Music

605 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 848-2329