Dance for the Camera Master Classes

Sharon Mansur will teach a fun introduction to creative and practical skills for making dance films, an inspiring collaboration between choreography, performance and the videocamera. Sharon will teach two master classes that are open to dancers in the community on Sunday, Feb. 5th, 9-12 years (4-5:30pm) & 13+ (6pm-8pm). Each workshop is only $18. Dancers can register here or in-person at Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts home, the Valencia Arts Center (1164 W. 10th St., Winona, MN 55987).


Originally from the East Coast, Sharon Mansur is a dance and visual artist integrating movement and images within live performance events, site-specific installations, and dance films. She is currently based in Winona, MN, and her dance films have been screened throughout the U.S. as well as Ireland, Canada, Germany and Italy.  variation on residue won Best Performance Award at the Mirror Mountain Film Festival in 2015.  Sharon has been a dance professor at Winona State University and the University of Maryland, and was recently a guest artist at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Luther College, and the Texas Dance Improvisation Festival. She has guest taught at several other universities, dance festivals and studios, including at MCA’s Summer Dance Intensive.  Sharon is currently on staff at Infinity Chiropractic & Wellness Center in Winona as a Certified Massage Therapist, Reiki energy healing practitioner and Somatic educator, and curates their SHIFT~ performance salons.

Below is a trailer for “variation on residue”, a recent dance film Sharon worked on.