Massachusetts
Profile Type: Cultural Nonprofit
Cultural Nonprofit
Venue
School For Contemporary Dance & Thought

The School's mission includes an abiding respect for the tradition and history of reinvention, and a resolution to continue challenging established ideals. SCDT serves as a hub for performance art of the highest quality by connecting communities on an international scale. The School showcases contemporary movement training and performance practices that embrace multiplicity, arouse curiousity, and emphasize personal choice. SCDT is comprised of independent and internationally experienced performance artists/movement practitioners who are innovative teachers. The School offers adult and youth programming in dance training that includes modern, ballet, hip hop, somatic, and improvisational techniques.

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The studio is a multidisciplinary arts center deeply rooted in its community. Home to the School For Contemporary Dance & Thought, in addition to a number of affiliate art programs, Studio 4 supports artist research and production.
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Contact Information

First Name: 
Jen
Job Title/Position: 
Director
Mailing Address: 
25 Main St. STE 444
Northampton, MA 01060
Physical Address: 
25 Main St. STE 444
Northampton, MA 01060
Last Name: 
Polins

About

Profile Type: 
Cultural Nonprofit
Primary Discipline: 
Dance - Modern / Contemporary
Additional Disciplines: 
Dance - General
Dance - Ballet
Dance - Ethnic
Dance - Hip Hop
Dance - Jazz
Dance - Modern / Contemporary
Dance - Traditional
Literary Arts - General
Literary Arts- Fiction
Literary Arts - Non-Fiction
Literary Arts - Poetry
Literary Arts - Spoken Word
Media - Film
Media - Video
Multi-Disciplinary
Music - General
Music - Band
Music - Dance / DJ
Music - Electronica
Music - Jazz
Music - New
Music - Pop / Rock
Music - Solo / Recital
Theater - General
Theater - Children's
Theater - Circus
Theater - Devised / Artist-Led
Theater - Improv
Theater - Mime
Theater - Musical
Theater - Playwriting
Theater - Puppet
Theater - Solo / One-Person Show
Theater - Storytelling
Theater - Variety / Vaudeville
Year Founded: 
2015
Populations Served: 
Adults
Families
General Public
LGBTQ Populations
Nonprofits
Teens
Institution/Business Type: 
Arts Centers
Activities and Services: 
Arts for Social Change / Creative Activism
Arts Instruction / Lessons
Community Arts
Film Showings
Performance / Concert / Reading
Public Art Projects (In Free, Public Spaces)
Residency - Community
Residency - Production / Development
Residency - Other
Theater Technical Production
Venue Rental
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class
Events Per Year: 
35
Seasons Active: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Geographic Reach: 
Town / City
County
Multi-County Region
State
Multi-State Region
National
International

Accessibility of Services

Access accommodations for people who use a wheelchair and have limited mobility
SCDT runs programming primarily out of 33 Hawley Street and Studio4 in Northampton, MA. Both spaces are accessible by wheelchair via ramps and elevators.

Venue Available for Rent/Use

Venue Name: 
Studio 4
Venue Type: 
Multi-Purpose Room
Venue Address: 
25 Main St.
SUITE 444
Northampton, MA 01060
Venue Phone: 
(413)695-1799
Seasons Available: 
Spring
Summer
Winter
Fall
Venue Features: 
Dance floor
Light system / track lighting
Movie screen/projection capabilities
Sound system
WiFi
Venue Accessibility: 
Facility is physically accessible (such as parking, entrances, accessible restrooms, seating, backstage)