Saturday, January 18th
Ruby Red & Mark Carpenter
Centering + Awareness
Opening ourselves and engaging in order to center and align our bodies to create positive connections with your partners.
Get Connected — Dance Connection
Musicianship in Dance
Movement = Music
Base Rhythms => Polyrhythms => Instrumentalism => Stillness
Who is Leading? Who is Following?
Students will learn to use their core for switching between lead and follow.
Tuning Your Instrument
Improving your ability to make your movement visually sound the way you want it to.
Bring a creative play to your dance. Find your voice as a follow and provide space for exchanging ideas as a lead.
Sunday, January 19th
Sara “Red” LaBonte
Moving with the Muses
Physical, Musical, and Spatial Awareness
Harmonizing Your Instrument
Improving your ability to make you and your partner’s movements visually sound the way your want.
Speak Your Own Voice
Polyrhythms between Partners
This class will explore polyrhythms in our own bodies and our partnerships. Students will learn isolations, rhythms, and how to use them in conversation.
Risk happens. What do we do about it? What do we do after?
Partner no. 3
Using structure in the music and changes in partner dynamics to enhance creativity
Mark Carpenter & Ted Maddry
Fluid Dance Roles
Close embrace practice and calibration and looking at real-world applications. Tools and exercises for continued learning. Finally, some exciting “role switching” techniques.