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EARTHDANCE is an artist-run workshop, residency, and retreat center located in the Berkshire hills of Western Massachusetts.  We provide a dynamic mix of dance, somatic, and interdisciplinary arts training, with a focus on sustainable living, social justice, and community.  Earthdance has been spearheading innovative arts programming, and maintaining a beautiful facility for rental groups in the Pioneer Valley for over two decades....Read more.

Our WISHLIST highlights:
- Car with automatic transmission
- Laptop or Desktop computer
- Massage table
- 2 Picnic tables
- Refrigerator

The 2011 Annual Holiday Gala
Come celebrate 25 years of Earthdance with us!

In the New York City area?
Join us at our New York City satellite event that same evening!


Help us sustain E|MERGE!



E|MERGE Interdisciplinary Artist Residency

Feb 14 - 26, 2012


Announcing the Nomadic College at Earthdance, June 2012!
Registration opens in January.
More information


New Year's Jam

Dec. 27- Jan. 1

Earthdance's facilities include:

  • two large and sunny studios with sprung maple floors and radiant heat
  • an 1812 renovated farmhouse with kitchen, dining, and meeting space
  • a new dormitory space accommodating up to 50 guests
  • a cabin for quiet, meditative personal retreat
  • summertime canvas tent cabins
  • a wood stoked sauna nestled in the woods beside a spring fed quarry
  • 125 acres of woods, stream, trails, and flowering meadows

Mission Statement
Earthdance cultivates dance and the art of improvisation. Through experiential learning and creative exchange, we strengthen connections between people, communities, and the earth.


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