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HARLEYQUIN WORKSHOPS

click here for a listing:   Harleyquin Workshop Listing

I absolutely love teaching dance topics, sharing what I know, and learning in the process.

All are welcome to my workshops and no registration is required – just come!  Workshops are in voice, so you do need to make sure you can hear voice.  If you prefer not to participate – feel free to come listen!  Comfy chairs and class notes provided.

Please arrive early to prepare and slap on your workshop HUD!  So that we can focus, I do close the sim when the workshop starts and usually can’t respond to IMs.


Saturday, July 21st

10 AM SLT
NEW 2018:  Choreography Designer – Introduction & the Basics

The Spot On Choreography Designer system is a tool to move, rotate, lift, or lower avatars or objects from one point to the next – referred to as waypoints.  Use your stage more effectively by moving your dancers, change the appearance of animations by turning your dancers in a different direction, use this system to move props or even an entire stage during your performance.

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12 PM SLT
NEW 2018: 
Performance Director –  The Basics, What is the Performance Director?

An introduction to what the Performance Director can do and how it brings together the power of timed sequences, movers, and more.  This class will focus on exploring the HUD, the structure of the Performance Director Routine notecard, and different aspects of how this tool can be used as the conductor of your performance.

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Monday, July 23rd

5 PM SLT
NEW 2018: Spot On Smooth Dancer – Introduction and Putting Your HUD to Work

Geared for anyone new to the Smooth Dancer Animation HUD or still familiarizing themselves.  We will be focused on loading the HUD, playing animations, inviting others to dance and how to remove dancers (including yourself).  We will also cover what to do when your dancers aren’t dancing.  This is the first step before moving on to recording your own sequences.

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Saturday, July 28th

9 AM SLT – WARM UP:  Choreography Designer – Creating Routes: Turns, Travel, Sleep, and Rotation

10 AM SLT – Choreography Designer – Creating Routes: Turns, Travel, Sleep, and Rotation

Monday, July 30th

5 PM SLTCreating Small Stage Performances

Small stage performances are not just for the small stage!  By using panels to reduce the size of your dance area, you can create smaller, more intimate, and even creative performances where you become the central focus – and still perform anywhere!  Without the need to create a large set and with just a minimal use of movers, you can focus your effort and creativity, showcasing your choreography and style.   Creating a small stage performance is also idea for the new choreographer and we’ll explore why.

During this workshop we will be reviewing the benefits and considerations in creating a small stage performance, the difference in choosing props, costumes, and effects, and how creating for the small stage can provide additional creative opportunities for dance either as a solo or for a small number of dancers.  We will also review how to adapt your small stage set to fit in a standard sized venue.  Workshop Details

Saturday, Aug 4th

9 AM SLT – WARM UP:  Performance Director – Creating Your First PD Routine

10 AM SLT – Performance Director – Creating Your First PD Routine

12 PM SLT – Intro to Dance and Choreography

Monday, Aug 6th

5 PM SLT – Spot On Smooth Dancer – Focus on Sequences

Saturday, Aug 11th

9 AM SLT – WARM UP:  Choreography Designer – Creating Multiple Dancer Routes, Using Prefixes, Stats, and Particle Paths

10 AM SLT – Choreography Designer – Creating Multiple Dancer Routes, Using Prefixes, Stats, and Particle Paths

12 PM SLT – Textures – 3d textures, scaling, and more

Monday, Aug 13th

5 PM SLT – Particles for Performance