Archive for August, 2010

Masculinity and Embodied Practice

Video with interview and clips from the symposium.

http://vimeo.com/14096802

Thanks to Ivo for making this video!

Ben Spatz
Artistic Director
Urban Research Theater
MR-AIR 2010-2012

The Week Ahead. August 16-22, 2010

Movement Research Gala 2010 Performance, by Alex Escalante

Movement Research Gala 2010 Performance, by Alex Escalante

The Movement Research office will also be closed  August 16-29.

Classes, Workshops, Programs and Events!!!
The Fall schedule begins September 7th! Check out our classes, workshops, Judson Church and Open Performance Schedule, Studies Projects and More! Read the rest of this entry »

The Week Ahead. August 9-15, 2010

Movement Research Gala 2010, by Alex Escalante

Movement Research Gala 2010, by Alex Escalante

This Week at Movement Research… Studies Project, classes, schedule changes, performances, and more! Read the rest of this entry »

Polemic: “vocabulary”

The idea that performance work is based on a “vocabulary” of movements or gestures may be useful in some contexts but is also problematic and fundamentally misleading.

Technique is not language. Technique shares some similarities with language, but using language as a metaphor for embodied technique (as many people do) leaves out a huge aspect of technique and collapses the essential differences between performance and writing.

I am not blind to the advantages of Read the rest of this entry »

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