Saturday, May 20, 2017
Teacher: Abby Silva Gavezzoli
Class Description: Int./Adv.
Gain insight into David Parsons’ athletic style and technique with this master class taught by former company member and
master Parsons Dance teacher Abby Silva Gavezzoli, who has been featured in Dance Magazine and Dance Spirit.
The class will consist of a warm-up in the style of Parsons Dance and combinations drawn from Parsons Dance repertory and
movement vocabulary. Be prepared for an hour and a half of rigorous, invigorating energy that challenges and motivates
one to meet his/her technical and artistic goals.
Abby Silva Gavezzoli grew up in New Orleans, LA. She studied with Rhonda Edmundson, Charleen Locasio and Gayle
Tabary. After graduating from the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts in 1998, Abby moved to New York to attend
Marymount Manhattan College, under the direction of Katie Langan, Merle Holloman and Anthony Ferro. In the Spring
of 2002, Abby completed her B.F.A. Abby joined Parsons Dance in 2002 and continues to work with the company as a
Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center
280 Broadway, New York, NY 10007
Entrance at 53A Chambers
Class Price: $20
For information & registration: Gibneydance.org/JoyceMasterClass