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Carla De Sola

Sacred Dance Teacher

Graduate Theological Union

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Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley

Graduate Theological Union

2400 Ridge Road

Berkeley, California 94709

United States

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Background Information

Employment History

Youth Spirit Artworks

Consultant

Middle Collegiate Church

Dance Choreographer and Teacher

Pacific School of Religion

Professor and Dancer At Graduate Theological Union

Berkeley

Affiliations

Member
Sacred Dance Guild Inc

Founder
OMEGA WEST DANCE COMPANY

Board Member
Center for the Arts Religion and Education

Founder
Imago Dei

Founder
PSR

Founder
New York City's Omega Liturgical Dance Company

Education

Diploma

Juilliard

Diploma

Dance

Juilliard School of Music

MA

Theology and the Arts

Juilliard School of Music ( Dance )

MA

Theology and the Arts

Pacific School of Religion

Web References (144 Total References)


The Fellowship

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Carla DeSola (Dance)

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Carla DeSola
Carla DeSola, a pioneer in liturgical dance, has taught classes in sacred dance at the Graduate Theological Union since 1990, sponsored by the Pacific School of Religion and the Center for the Arts, Religion & Education, Berkeley, CA.
A graduate of the Juilliard School of Music (Dance) and the Pacific School of Religion (MA, Theology and the Arts), she founded the Omega Liturgical Dance Company at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City (served in residence from 1976-2008 and continues as a consultant to the company now at Middle Collegiate Church, NYC) and directs the Omega West Dance Company in the Bay Area.
As an author, educator and choreographer, she has inspired countless students, and her work/choreography has been reflected in many worship services. Among her writings are two books, The Spirit Moves: A Handbook of Dance and Prayer and PeaceRites: Dance and the Art of Making Peace.


Beyond a Doubt, St. Thomas Newsletter, October 2000

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Led by Carla de Sola, who teaches at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, directs the Omega West Dance Company, and is the author of The Spirit Moves: A Handbook of Dance and Prayer.Saturday Oct 21, 10:00 am to 3 PM, at the Presbyterian Church of Sunnyvale, 728 W. Fremont Ave, $20.


Abolition 2000 Northern California Calendar

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Carla DeSola, noted liturgical dancer, teacher at the Graduate Theological Union


Call To Action News | June 2001

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"I see dance flowing from the sanctuary out into the world," says Carla De Sola, director of the Omega West Dance Company in Berkeley, Calif. "Liturgical dance comes from the church, and moves us directly into issues of peace and justice."

It was through the Catholic Worker movement many years ago that she found this connection between dance, spirituality and justice.It led her to establish New York City's Omega Liturgical Dance Company in 1975.Ten years ago, Carla branched out to California to begin Omega West.
Carla De Sola: Dance meets spirituality and justice. (Photo: Beverly Hall)
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Carla will lead "Dance and the Living Spirit" at the CTA West Coast National Conference in Los Angeles, Aug. 3-5.She will gather participants in an experience of music, readings, and dance."When we engage our whole being in dance and prayer," she says, "we find ourselves alive with motion, rhythm, shape and dynamics.We experience dance integrally with our religious imagination."
In addition to directing Omega West, Carla teaches at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, where she has developed classes in dance and scripture, liturgical dance, sacred dance for healing, women's spirituality, and PeaceRites, under the auspices of the Center for the Arts, Religion and Education.She has traveled all over the U.S. and abroad.Her video, "Movement Meditations to the Songs of Taize", is available through Paulist Press.Call 1-800-218-1903.Her book,"PeaceRites", can be ordered through the Oregon Catholic Press at 1-800-548-8749.
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Call To Action News | June 2001

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Carla De Sola links dance with spirituality and justice

CTA’s Arts in Ministry referral program brings performing groups together with appreciative audiences. Here’s a profile of an artist who will grace our West Coast National Conference in August.
“I see dance flowing from the sanctuary out into the world,” says Carla De Sola, director of the Omega West Dance Company in Berkeley, Calif. “Liturgical dance comes from the church, and moves us directly into issues of peace and justice.”
It was through the Catholic Worker movement many years ago that she found this connection between dance, spirituality and justice. It led her to establish New York City’s Omega Liturgical Dance Company in 1975. Ten years ago, Carla branched out to California to begin Omega West.
Carla De Sola: Dance meets spirituality and justice. (Photo: Beverly Hall)
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Carla will lead “Dance and the Living Spirit” at the CTA West Coast National Conference in Los Angeles, Aug. 3-5. She will gather participants in an experience of music, readings, and dance. “When we engage our whole being in dance and prayer,” she says, “we find ourselves alive with motion, rhythm, shape and dynamics. We experience dance integrally with our religious imagination.”
In addition to directing Omega West, Carla teaches at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, where she has developed classes in dance and scripture, liturgical dance, sacred dance for healing, women’s spirituality, and PeaceRites, under the auspices of the Center for the Arts, Religion and Education. She has traveled all over the U.S. and abroad. Her video, “Movement Meditations to the Songs of Taize”, is available through Paulist Press. Call 1-800-218-1903. Her book,“PeaceRites”, can be ordered through the Oregon Catholic Press at 1-800-548-8749.

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