Welcome to Harleyquin Inspiration & Learning Center!

Workshops are offered at Harleyquin through a love of dance and also to give back and support the dance community.  There are no fees to attend, no reservations required, and everyone is welcome.  Feel free to join in and listen or participate!  To help ensure the best experience for everyone, please read About Harleyquin Workshops/Class Etiquette.

Unless noted, all workshops are scheduled for approximately 1 hour and are held in voice.  Attendance is required to receive the workshop notes and supplies.

For scheduled workshops, click here:  Calendar

The Flow of Information & Learning at Harleyquin – Workshop Info
Read workshop notes:  HERE


Painting Through Dance Series:

The stage is your canvas, the dancers your paint

  • Music – ideas and inspiration when choosing music
  • Set Design – your canvas, considerations when designing a set
  • Costuming – colors, flow, complexity, contrast
  • Animations – choosing animations for your performance
  • Movement – painting with dancer movement, how, why, when
  • Composition – the overall impact and experience of your performance

Spot on Tools:

Smooth Dancer

Choreography Design System

Performance Director

Stage Manager

Spot on Synchronization:

Spot On Synchronization – Starting Your Dancers Backstage

Barre Animation HUD:

Barre HUD Basics – Benefits, Loading Animations, and Sequences


Particles for Performance

HUDs and Scripting:

Music & Editing:

Mesh Bodies:

An introduction to Mesh Bodies and Maitreya for Dance – Women
Learning to Use Your New Maitreya Body – Women

Building/Object Properties:

Photoshop/Image Editing:

Mini Workshops:

  • Camera View/Save Setup HUD – 30 minute workshop on using this tool
  • Group Change HUD – 30 minute workshop on using this tool
  • Set Prep – Linking Prims and Making it Phantom
  • Script – Particles That Listen
  • Animation Organizer – [NDS]Animation Manager
  • Object Properties – copy, edit, and even do math in those position and rotation boxes!
  • Firestorm Features – mtake, lpackage, and more!

Field Trips:

  • Shopping for Animations – suggestions and considerations as we travel around the grid

Harleyquin Workshops taught at various times or scheduled by request