“our bodies and minds are not two and not one…our bodies and minds are both two and one.” —Suzuki Roshi polarity → dipole → binary → opposites → contradiction → paradox Paradoxes help me hold, leverage, surf, and transcend polarities. When a process (a dance, a body) can include both “sides” of a polarity at once as
In October of 2015, the Texas Tech University College of Visual and Performing Arts, the TTU School of Music and Department of Theatre and Dance, the Roots Music Institute (501c3), and the TTU Vernacular Music Center presented the conference Arts Practice Research: Scholarship, Pedagogy, and the Creative Process. Leslie, Eric, and I proposed the following
Another piece on “Life as a Modern Dancer”. Jill Randall’s questions get me reflecting and writing again. On Studio Practice/Studio Time
Thank you to Jill Randall for the opportunity to answer these questions and reflect on my dancing life over time. Mine is Artist Profile #151
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lush is voluminous lush is green this lush is fertile, fruitful and flowing…we feel fluid moving/in our bodies. A healthiness. An abundance. Physical and overflowing. lush is logical lush is soft lush is ease lush is LUSCIOUS lush is a wild animal lush takes its time lush is an introvert performed by extroverts a lush
Anya Gallaccio came to the beginning of our practice this week. She’s working on a sculpture to go in the garden of a school for disabled kids in Brussels and wanted some images of live bodies at this point in her process. She watched Eric and I dance and took some photos. The conversation, her presence.
We invite you to a second year of shared research of dance. This summer, we will meet once a week to re-claim, re-imagine, re-gurgitate, re-define and mine ways to practice, make, perform, and behold dancing. Please come and work with your present body, and all its possibilities. When: Tuesdays, 2pm-5pm from June 3rd-August 19th. Anyone
Bigmouth Strikes Again Studio Theater in ENS 200 at San Diego State University For more info
We invite you into a week of shared research of dance. We will re-claim, re-imagine, re-gurgitate, re-define and mine ways to practice, make, perform, and behold dancing. You must be 18 to participate. You are not too old. Please come and work with your body as it is. To register, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
“an approach to basic body training that deals with patterning connections in the body according to principles of efficient movement functioning within a context which encourages personal expression and full psychophysical involvement.” -Peggy Hackney When & Where: Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30pm, February 20th thru April 10th in ENS 200 at SDSU What: In this series, we will