“The process the dancers went through creating “Getting there, staying here” was transforming. I watched Samar push the [Hubbard Street] second company both physically and emotionally. There was a visible growth of artistry.”

Taryn Kaschock Russell, Former Artist Director, Hubbard Street 2

Past and current residency partners include: Chonbuk University (Jeonju, South Korea), Dance Initiative (CO), Drew University, Kobe Art Village Center (Kobe, Japan), Middlebury College (VT) and University of Virginia.

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Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre offers residencies ranging from 5 days to 2 weeks for dance and theater students at the university level. A five day residency includes: setting an original ensemble work; a master class for dance and theater students; a lecture presentation for the general public; classroom visits and artist discussion. Partial and extended packages are available upon request. Click here for more information.