George Mason University Center for the Arts

Nov 18


Concert Hall | Fairfax, VA

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In November we travel to Fairfax, VA, with a career Epilogue for Doug Varone. In 1987, Doug Varone created a solo for himself set to Chopin's Nocturne #8 in D flat Major, Opus 27, #2. This seminal work set in motion a vocabulary and style that Varone has been mining ever since. Now thirty years later, Varone has choreographed its companion: another solo work for himself to Chopin's Nocturne in E Minor, Opus 72.

Also on the program will be four sections from last year's in the shelter of the fold and an audience favorite, Lux.

Photo: Bill Herbert

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For pre-professional and professional dancers, the Summer Workshop provides three immersive weeks of technical training, creative work, and exposure to the company’s style.

The College at Brockport | State University of New York | Brockport, NY

Due to popular demand, we are making room for 2 more dancers and you have a few days extra to register. | EXTENDED REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MAY 4.

TUITION: $1,500 
HOUSING:  $1,000

Photo: Hayim Heron

DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program in NYC

Led by Doug Varone and the Company Dancers  |  Enrollment: 10 – 12 choreographers

Designed for emerging choreographers, this unique mentorship with Doug Varone is divided into three distinct parts over the course of several months beginning on May 27 with an intensive retreat in New York City. Up to 12 participants are selected through application.


Be sure to join us at Gibney on August 2-4, when the choreographers will show their work. Details to come.

Photo: Matt Furman

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