Classes

Saturday, January 18th

12:15-1:15PM

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.

 

1:30-2:30PM

Track 1

Nicole Trissell
Get Connected — Dance Connection

Track 2

Lucas Weismann
Musicianship in Dance
Movement = Music
Base Rhythms => Polyrhythms  => Instrumentalism => Stillness

 

2:45-3:45PM

Track 1

Emiliano Estevez
Who is Leading?  Who is Following?
Students will learn to use their core for switching between lead and follow.

Track 2

Andrew Sutton
Tuning Your Instrument
Improving your ability to make your movement visually sound the way you want it to.

 

4:00-5:00PM

Track 1

Andrew Smith
Dance Dialogues
Bring a creative play to your dance.  Find your voice as a follow and provide space for exchanging ideas as a lead.

Track 2

Ted Maddry
Musical Storytelling

 

Sunday, January 19th

12:15-1:15PM

Track 1

Sara “Red” LaBonte
Moving with the Muses
Physical, Musical, and Spatial Awareness

Track 2

Andrew Sutton
Harmonizing Your Instrument
Improving your ability to make you and your partner’s movements visually sound the way your want.

 

1:30-2:30PM

Track 1

Nicole Trissell
Speak Your Own Voice

Track 2

Emilio Estevez
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.

 

2:45-3:45PM

Track 1

Lucas Weismann
Unintended Consequences
Risk happens.  What do we do about it?  What do we do after?

Track 2

Ruby Red
Partner no. 3
Using structure in the music and changes in partner dynamics to enhance creativity

 

3:50-4:50PM

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.

 

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