Nimbus Masterclass Series: Nimbus Dance Artistic Director, Samuel Pott

Date: Saturday, April 17, 2021

Time: 12:00 pm E.D.T.

Take a Contemporary Ballet masterclass with Samuel Pott on April 17th, 2021!

Once a month, the School of Nimbus provides students with the unique opportunity to train and interact with top dance professionals in various dance techniques and styles.

Push your limits and hone your artistry in a Contemporary Ballet Masterclass with Nimbus Dance’ Artistic Director Samuel Pott on Saturday, April 17th from 12-2pm. Immediately following the class, students will have the opportunity to participate in Q&A session with Mr. Pott.

Advanced Beginner – Ages 9+ Welcome!

Registration is $10 via Eventbrite and the class link will be sent out the day of the class. Please contact for more information. Stay tuned for future dates and Teaching Artists to be released soon!

More About Samuel Pott: Samuel Pott founded Nimbus in 2005 drawing on a deeply held personal belief in the value that the arts can play in bringing together people and communities. Under his direction the organization has grown each year adding performances, new repertory and new community initiatives and projects. Known for creating structured and musical dances that evoke deep-rooted emotional connection, Mr. Pott’s choreography has been shown in New York City, throughout New Jersey, and across the country at venues including the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM Fisher), New Jersey Performing Arts Center, and the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. His collaborations have included work with many esteemed contemporary artists working in new music, including composers Daniel Bernard Roumain, Samson Young, Judd Greenstein, Aaron Parks, and Qasim Naqvi; visual artists Nicola Lopez and Trudy Miller; and video artists Isabelle Duverger and Laia Cabrera. A highly sought after master teacher, Mr. Pott has taught dance at the elementary, high school, college, and professional levels and has served on the faculty of Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. He was named to the New Jersey State Council on the Arts’ Arts in Education roster of artists. In 2012, he founded the School of Nimbus, grounded in the belief that dance can serve as a meeting point for diverse communities for growth towards common values and goals. The School makes high-quality dance training available to youth throughout Jersey City regardless of financial background. Mr. Pott founded and directs NimbusPRESENTS, a Jersey City performance series featuring local and national performers. Mr. Pott has received Choreography Fellowships from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts in 2008 and 2017 and was named a Distinguished Teaching Artist by the Council in 2012. Mr. Pott was one of 25 arts leaders nationally selected for the Association of Performing Arts Presenters’ (APAP) inaugural Leadership Fellows Program. He serves on the Dance Advisory Council for New Jersey Performing Arts Center and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee for ArtPride NJ and is a co-founder of the Jersey City Arts Council.

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