Corporal Creation Tools for Contemporary Expression with Lourdes Luna
Oct
10
5:00 PM17:00

Corporal Creation Tools for Contemporary Expression with Lourdes Luna

Lourdes Luna, teacher, choreographer and director of Cressida Danza Contemporanea from Merida, Yucatán Presents Corporal Creation Tools for Contemporary Expression. This class is open to actors, dancers, performers, teachers and choreographers. All levels are welcome!

This workshop will provide you with the following tools to develop the voice of your own body.

· Intense spatial awareness work

· Creation of body volume

· Improvisation exercises to develop a choreographic language

· Sensitive development of group work

· Development of exercises focused on the displacement and awareness of the use of the body on the floor

 
 
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History of Dance Exchange Between America and Japan During Formative Years of Modern Dance (1920-1950)
May
11
1:00 PM13:00

History of Dance Exchange Between America and Japan During Formative Years of Modern Dance (1920-1950)

Master Class 1:00 - 2:50pm with Miki Orihara and guest artist 

Lecture 3:00 - 4:30pm with Miki Orihara, Norton Owen, and guest artist 

Class will include learning Dalcroze 20 gestures and a section of Seiko Takata's "Mother(1938)***Lecture will focus on History of Dance Exchange Between America and Japan During Formative Years of Modern Dance. Discussion lead by Norton Owen, Director of Preservation at Jacob's Pillow.

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Contemporary Technique Master Class (Free Admission)
Apr
13
1:00 PM13:00

Contemporary Technique Master Class (Free Admission)

This workshop focuses on physical research through the study of floor techniques, improvisation, and structure movement. Discovering Motor mechanics of moving into, out of, and around the floor we will work on how to exert energy efficiently using various surfaces of the body as mobilizers. Through physical, athletic, and dynamic movement, participants will be encouraged to reach their full movement potential. The final phrase will draw from Rovaco Dance Company’s exciting repertory work!

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