Category: Taryn Vander Hoop

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Too late for Resolutions?

A few Saturdays ago I ventured out to Brooklyn Boulders with Sumi and Taryn to climb some rocks. We had an experienced climber and friend with us, John, who graciously belayed us for the afternoon and kept us from falling to our death. That’s a little dramatic, but as a first time climber I must

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Dance Education Laboratory Facilitator Training!

Sumi and I have been selected to participate in Dance Education Laboratory‘s (DEL) Facilitator Training!  If you are unfamiliar with DEL, but believe that every child is entitled to receiving dance education from a certified dance educator, then please check out this organization!  DEL is a professional development program that provides teachers with training to

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Happy Birthday Kelsey & Taryn!

This Friday, Summation will be celebrating Kelsey and Taryn’s birthdays at Phebe’s at 10:30pm.  Come join us for the festivities!  Otherwise, read on to learn some fun birthday trivia about Summation’s two Virgos. KELSEY What are your plans for your 23rd? First and foremost: figure out a plan to stop aging. 23 is a good

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Give me a beat!

Sumi & Taryn teaching class. Photo by Michelle Pellizzon. It’s been an exciting couple of weeks here at Summation Dance! Taryn and I have been lucky enough to participate in the Modern Guest Artist Series at Dance New Amsterdam, teaching our Summation repertoire to packed rooms of amazing dancers! Being able to work with such

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Rest & Relaxation!

Ahoy! Happy hot and sweaty mid-July in the city! Summation is going strong, working on our next piece and fundraising to self-produce two performances this year.  If you are reading this blog, and you haven’t donated to our upcoming projects yet, please consider doing so today by clicking here!  (Just had to get that in while I had

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World Dance Alliance Conference at DTW

A reconstructed version of Taryn’s latest group work, Hooked, was shown at Dance Theater Workshop on Thursday, July 18th in the World Dance Alliance Festival. Summation Dance had a great time performing and was so honored to be part of such a wonderfully organized and important Festival. A big thank you to WDA for having

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