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GONE performance installation (world premiere)

GONE performance installation (world premiere) Internationally-acclaimed choreographer Robert Sher-Machherndl delivers a new pop-up work GONE performance installation (world premiere) drawing upon a spirit of enquiry toward new and unimagined movement language. An exploration of motion and form which reflects the vision of his soul, allowing the spectator take a close look at the human condition. GONE […]

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PRINTPLACE SUPPORT

Thank you to  PrintPlace for supporting us with our brochure printing posters and postcards for GONE a performance installation Please visit them at www.printplace.com.

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Generous Challenge Grant

LEMON SPONGE CAKE CONTEMPORARY BALLET IS THRILLED TO RECEIVE A GENEROUS $8,000 CHALLENGE GRANT FROM A PRIVATE FAMILY FOUNDATION!   IT’S TO BE TOWARD A NEW GROUND-BREAKING, SITE-SPECIFIC WORK GONE BY ACCLAIMED CHOREOGRAPHER ROBERT SHER-MACHHERNDL. GONE DRAWS UPON A SPIRIT OF ENQUIRY TOWARD NEW AND UNIMAGINED MOVEMENT LANGUAGE. AN EXPLORATION OF MOTION AND FORM WHICH […]

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DANCE SPIRIT MAGAZINE – Lemon Sponge Cake Top Ten Company

10 Ballet Companied You Should Be Obsessed With Lemon Sponge Cake Ballet Boulder, CO NUMBER OF DANCERS: Up to 7, depending on the project POINTEWORK: Not required, though some pieces are danced on pointe Established in 2002 by choreographer Robert Sher-Machherndl and producer Jenifer Sher, Lemon Sponge Cake operates on a project-to-project basis. Sher-Machherndl, the artistic director, typically […]

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VERTICAL MIGRATION EXPERIMENT | DAIRY ARTS CENTER

Vertical Migration Experiment | Dairy Arts Center  The latest work by internationally acclaimed choreographer Robert Sher-Machherndl. He fearlessly takes inspiration from human migration, a topic central to the 21st century, on a journey of innovative and powerful movement language.   “… a highlight of the program” The New York Times   This one off evening includes […]

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SHE: Embodied Judaism Symposium & Exhibit

SHE: Third Biannual Embodied Judaism Symposium and Exhibit Who is She? The Shekhinah, which derives from the Hebrew word for “dwell or settle,” is a feminine divine presence, guiding and protecting men and women everywhere. She is power, wisdom, and compassion and has influenced Jews from the ancient world through Second and Third Wave feminism and […]

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NAROPA UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY PRACTICE DAY OFFERS UGGI

NAROPA UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY PRACTICE DAY OFFERS UGGI Robert Sher-Machherndl is invited to offer an UGGI Workshop at the Naropa University Community Practice Day.Naropa University community comes together once each semester to attend lectures, participate in new forms of contemplative practice, and perform service in the community. Open to students, alumni, faculty, and staff.   Click here […]

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ART MOVEMENT COLORADO | ICON

ART MOVEMENT COLORADO | ICON   An intimate look at the luminaries, entrepreneurs, and innovators  who have shaped the Boulder community.National Geographic Photographer Cory Richards celebrating the diversity of Boulder’s  community, people who have made it the unique environment it has become.   ICON Friday, October 13th, 5:30 – 8pm 2490 Junction Place, Boulder  

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VERTICAL MIGRATION EXPERIMENT

VERTICAL MIGRATION EXPERIMENT ‘Vertical Migration Experiment’ is the latest work by internationally acclaimed choreographer Robert Sher-Machherndl. He fearlessly takes inspiration from migration, a topic central to the 21st century, on a journey of innovative and powerful movement language. “… a highlight of the program” – The New York Times This one off evening includes his […]

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WINTER WORKSHOP 2017 ONE WEEK CONTEMPORARY BALLET TRAINING

January 2 – 6 OPPORTUNITY Ballet Technique, Choreography, Uggi Dance & Performance BALLET TECHNIQUE Robert’s ballet classes are noted Internationally for inspiring and re-energizing dancers via his present energetic nature and musicality infused teachings. based in a technically precise classical tradition, his classes possess a distinctly up-to-date flow. CHOREOGRAPHY Combination of Robert’s innovative signature movement […]

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WHITE FIELDS world premiere

WHITE FIELDS world premiere Robert Sher-Machherndl’s White Fields world premiere is a first site-specific public art dance performance at Holiday Park, Boulder. Designed to sensitively raise awareness and encourage civic conversation about gun violence and its victims, the new work will reflect on themes of alienation, isolation and connection. It will investigate relationship, reflect upon […]

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WHITE FIELDS BOWDOIN | COLLEGE

WHITE FIELDS | BOWDOIN COLLEGE MAINE   Robert Sher-Machherndl’s White Fields world premiere is a first site-specific public art dance performance at Holiday Park, Boulder. Designed to sensitively raise awareness and encourage civic conversation about gun violence and its victims, the new work will reflect on themes of alienation, isolation and connection. It will investigate […]

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CONTEMPORARY BALLET SUMMER INTENSIVE 2017

June 6 – June 16, 2017 FOR FAST INTERMEDIATE, ADVANCED, PROFESSIONAL BALLET & CONTEMPORARY DANCERS OPPORTUNITY Our Contemporary Ballet Summer Intensive includes Ballet Technique, Choreography, Uggi Dance & Performance BALLET TECHNIQUE Robert’s ballet classes are noted Internationally for inspiring and re-energizing dancers via his present energetic nature and musicality infused teachings. based in a technically […]

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JUNIOR SUMMER DANCE INTENSIVE 2017

June 19 – June 23, 2017 JUNIOR SUMMER DANCE INTENSIVE The Junior Summer Dance Intensive includes Ballet Technique, Choreography, Uggi Dance & Performance. Age appropriate training for young dancers.  Five Hours of Daily Training BALLET TECHNIQUE Robert’s ballet classes are noted Internationally for inspiring and re-energizing dancers via his present energetic nature and musicality infused […]

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JUNIOR SUMMER DANCE INTENSIVE 2016

July 25 – July 29, 2016 JUNIOR SUMMER DANCE INTENSIVE The Junior Summer Dance Intensive includes Ballet Technique, Choreography, Uggi Dance & Performance. Age appropriate training for young dancers.  Five Hours of Daily Training BALLET TECHNIQUE Robert’s ballet classes are noted Internationally for inspiring and re-energizing dancers via his present energetic nature and musicality infused […]

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CONTEMPORARY BALLET SUMMER INTENSIVE 2016

June 6 – June 17, 2016 FOR FAST INTERMEDIATE, ADVANCED, PROFESSIONAL BALLET & CONTEMPORARY DANCERS OPPORTUNITY Our Contemporary Ballet Summer Intensive includes Ballet Technique, Choreography, Uggi Dance & Performance BALLET TECHNIQUE Robert’s ballet classes are noted Internationally for inspiring and re-energizing dancers via his present energetic nature and musicality infused teachings. based in a technically […]

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AUDITION SUMMER INTENSIVE

FOR FAST INTERMEDIATE, ADVANCED, PROFESSIONAL BALLET & CONTEMPORARY DANCERS OPPORTUNITY Ballet Technique, Choreography, Uggi Dance & Performance BALLET TECHNIQUE Robert’s ballet classes are noted Internationally for inspiring and re-energizing dancers via his present energetic nature and musicality infused teachings. based in a technically precise classical tradition, his classes possess a distinctly up-to-date flow.   CHOREOGRAPHY […]

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DANCE MOVES US – COLORADO BALLET

    Enjoy the culmination of Colorado Ballet Academy’s 2015/2016 year. See Robert Sher-Machherndl’s Piano Concerto danced by Colorado Ballet Training Program. May 8, 2016 6:00 p.m. June Swaner Gates Concert Hall at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts

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WHITE MIRROR | SECOND LOOK

WHITE MIRROR | SECOND LOOK On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Denver Arts & Venues’ Public Art Program and the Mizel Museum will screen two short films on the making of Denver’s first original, public and site-specific dance performance at Babi Yar Park. ‘Second Look’ by independent filmmaker Barbara Sandick and ‘White Mirror’ by dance filmmaker […]

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RECIPE

Lemon Sponge Cake is not complete without a recipe.  So here it is… Recipe ingredients: 2 cups all purpose flour, sifted 1 1/4 cup evaporated cane sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted 7 eggs, separated 2 teaspoons lemon extract Grated zest of 1 lemon 1/2 teaspoon cream […]

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WHITE MIRROR – Week 4

The Denver Arts & Venues’ Public Art Program commission of White Mirror an original site-specific public dance performance.   The Denver Arts & Venues’ Public Art Program commission of “White Mirror” an original site-specific public dance performance for Babi Yar Park, by internationally renowned choreographer Robert Sher-Machherndl of Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet.   Choreography:  […]

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WHITE MIRROR – Week 3

The Denver Arts & Venues’ Public Art Program commission of “White Mirror” an original site-specific public dance performance.   The Denver Arts & Venues’ Public Art Program commission of “White Mirror” an original site-specific public dance performance for Babi Yar Park, by internationally renowned choreographer Robert Sher-Machherndl of Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet.   Choreography:  […]

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WHITE MIRROR – Week 2

The Denver Arts & Venues’ Public Art Program commission of “White Mirror” an original site-specific public dance performance.   The Denver Arts & Venues’ Public Art Program commission of “White Mirror” an original site-specific public dance performance for Babi Yar Park, by internationally renowned choreographer Robert Sher-Machherndl of Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet.   Choreography:  […]

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WHITE MIRROR – Week 1

The Denver Arts & Venues’ Public Art Program commission of “White Mirror” an original site-specific public dance performance.   The Denver Arts & Venues’ Public Art Program commission of “White Mirror” an original site-specific public dance performance for Babi Yar Park, by internationally renowned choreographer Robert Sher-Machherndl of Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet.   Choreography:  […]

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WHITE MIRROR | WORLD PREMIERE

Denver Arts & Venues’ Public Art Program commission of White Mirror | world premiere An original site-specific public dance performance The focus of the commission is to serve as an educational and living memorial in dance for the thousands of Jews, Gypsies, Ukrainians and others that were brutally murdered from 1941 to 1943 at the […]

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WHITE MIRROR – A FIRST FOR DENVER’S PUBLIC ART PROGRAM

Denver Arts & Venues’ Public Art Program is pleased to announce the commission of “White Mirror” an original site-specific public dance performance for Babi Yar Park, by internationally renowned choreographer Robert Sher-Machherndl of Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet. “White Mirror” will be performed by Lemon Sponge Cake dancers and collaborator, Sharon Wehner, Principal Dancer with […]

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TRAINING PROGRAM

The newly established two semester Lemon Sponge Cake Training Program offers pre-professional dancers rare opportunity for training and dance inspiration with Robert Sher-Machherndl. The Training Program is a dance education experience for dancers age 16 onward and dedicated in producing professional dancers of the twenty-first century. The Lemon Sponge Cake Training Program cultivates well-trained, imaginative, […]

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AFTER SCHOOL BALLET CLASSES

Lemon Sponge Cake Ballet School offers young dancers excellent training in the performing arts. Robert Sher-Machherndl’s international caliber ballet training is at the school core. We are centered on producing professional dancers, and fully inclusive of youth interested in learning ballet for personal pleasure. We offer opportunity for young dancers to focus, engage and forge […]

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LEMON SPONGE CAKE JUNIOR COMPANY

Lemon Sponge Cake Junior Company is a pre-professional youth program dedicated to provide students with opportunities to learn and perform contemporary ballet repertoire by Robert Sher-Machherndl.   To further improve technical skills and artistic expression, a vital step in the development of a dancer.  Lemon Sponge Cake Junior Company includes performances and requires a minimum of […]

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ADULT BALLET CLASS BOULDER

Our Adult Ballet Class in Boulder are open to the public and all levels. Robert’s classes are noted internationally for inspiring and re-energizing dancers via his present energetic nature and musicality infused teachings. The inspiring yet relaxed studio atmosphere contributes to a feeling of artistic joy and personal well being. Based in a technically precise […]

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ADULT OPEN BALLET CLASS ~ COLORADO BALLET

Adult Open Ballet Class Colorado Ballet, Denver.  Robert’s classes are noted internationally for inspiring and re-energizing dancers via his present energetic nature and musicality infused teachings. Based in a technically precise classical tradition, his classes possess a distinctly up to date flow.  Try an adult open ballet class today! Thursday 6 – 7:30 pm Friday  […]

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COMPANY CLASS ~ CLEO PARKER ROBINSON DANCE

Robert’s classes are noted internationally for inspiring and re-energizing dancers via his present energetic nature and musicality infused teachings. Based in a technically precise classical tradition, his classes possess a distinctly up to date flow.  Inquire about this ballet class today! Tuesday 10 – 11:30 am Thursday  10 – 11:30 am 119 Park Ave West […]

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WEEKEND SOLOWORKS WORKSHOP 2016

  January 9 – 10 2016 LEMON SPONGE CAKE IS EXCITED TO OFFER SOLOWORKS! Weekend Soloworks Workshop 2016 is a two-day workshop devoted to the creation of a short solo piece.  Robert creates a new solo work on the group.  Dancers benefit from his individual coaching to develop concise, compelling performances.  Each attendee is to […]

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Audition for Dancers

Saturday June 27 11:30am Lemon Sponge Cake has been awarded a Public Art Commission from the City of Denver Public Art Program – Denver Arts and Venues to create a site specific public art dance performance at Babi Yar Park in Denver. Robert Sher-Machherndl seeks 5 – 8  female and male dancers to rehearse the […]

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Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive

July 13 – July 24, 2015 SUMMER INTENSIVE Train with Robert Sher-Machherndl this summer at Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive program for the young dancer through pre-professional levels. At the new state-of-the-art Academy studios at the Armstrong Center for Dance, 1075 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204

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With Music In Mind Conference

With Music In Mind Conference In the Zone Session I — Meditation Meditation Coach David Secondo, musician Chuck Wilson, Musician/ Producer/ Sound Educator and Robert Sher-Machherndl of Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet hosted by pianist George Lopez, participate in this discussion about reaching that higher level of performance through a variety of meditative ways. Perfect […]

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Lines Ballet BFA Senior Showcase RUSH

April 7, 2015 PERFORMANCE LINES BALLET BFA SENIOR SHOWCASE RUSH – CHOREOGRAPHY ROBERT SHER-MACHHERNDL YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS SAN FRANCISCO, CA   “The technical feats of these very savvy dancers elicited shrieks and sighs from the audience.” — Wendy Perron, Dance Magazine Editor at Large, on Sher-Machherndl’s RUSH

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Lines Ballet BFA Program Senior Showcase – RUSH

Alonzo King Lines Ballet BFA Program Senior Showcase | RUSH Choreography – Robert Sher-Machhernd Yerba Buena Center for the Arts San Francisco CA APRIL 7, 2015 RUSH was presented as a part of the National College Dance Festival at the Kennedy Center in spring 2014

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Vienna State Ballet Jugendkompanie

Robert Sher-Machherndl creates choreography for Vienna State Ballet Jugendkompanie. WORLD PREMIERE OF HANNA VIENNA STATE OPERA OPERNRING 2, 1010 VIENNA, AUSTRIA DECEMBER 21, 2014

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