Archive for January, 2016

Week Ahead Feb 1-7

This Week at Movement Research…

Classes

Morning Class with Luis Lara Malvacías
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 10am-12pm

Qi Gong with Laurel Atwell 
Monday and Friday 10am-12pm

Klein Technique™ with Barbara Mahler
Tuesday and Thursday 10am-12pm

C O R E  M O T I O N with Daria Faïn
Tuesday and Thursday 10am-12pm 

Pilates Mat Class with Johanna S. Meyer
Tuesday 2-3:15pm 

Feldenkrais with Rebecca Davis 
Wednesday 12:30-2pm

Alexander Technique with Sarah White-Ayón
Wednesday 2-4pm

Contact Improvisation with Charles Mosey 
Wednesday 6:30-8:30pm

Klein™/Barre with Barbara Mahler
Thursday 4-6pm

Contact Improvisation – The Basics with Sarah Konner
Thursday 6-8pm 

Athletics of Intimacy with K.J. Holmes 
Saturday 11am-1pm 

Ballet for Contemporary Dancers with Janet Panetta
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12-2pm

 

 

Performances, Workshops and Events

February 1 
Movement Research at the Judson Church
Phoebe Berglund, EunJin Choi§, Santa Grīnfelde‖
8pm

February 2
Studies Project
Technology and Pop Culture in Performance: how are we feeling?
Conceived by Greer Dworman with AUNTS, Steve May, Neal Medlyn and more TBA
6:30pm

February 7
Sunday Process Lab 
Mystical Somatics: A Practice of Presence Between Worlds with iele paloumpis
3pm

February 9
Open Performance
Moderated by Jen Rosenblit*
Elle Erdman/Glacier, Yildiz Guventurk, Elena Rose Light
7pm

February 12
Body Scripting Workshop
with Tamar Rogoff and Gregg Mozgala
10:30am-12:30pm
$25

February 13 & 14
TORSO: EMBRYOLOGY & ANATOMY (Workshop)
Otto Ramstad
$80

February 14 
The Underscore 
2:30pm

February 21 
Sunday Process Lab
Voice as Movement with Peter Sciscioli
3pm

February 27
Somatic Fantastics for Dance – From Alexander to Zero Balancing 
with Martha Eddy
5pm

 

*2015 Movement Research Artist-in-Residence
§ MRX/Korea in partnership with Seoul Dance Center, Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture
‖ MRX/Latvia in partnership with Contemporary Dance Choreographers Union in Latvia and ARA dance company

  • January 29th, 2016
  • Movement Research Staff

Body Scripting Workshop with Tamar Rogoff and Gregg Mozgala

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Body Scripting Workshop
Friday February 12
10:30am-12:30pm $25
Abrons Art Center Studio G05

Register here: https://form.jotform.com/MovementResearch/workshop-body-scripting

Body Scripting Workshop  Tamar Rogoff and Gregg Mozgala offer a Movement Research Workshop in partnership with the Dance on Camera Festival co-presented by Dance Films Association and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, coinciding with the screening of the documentary, Enter The Faun. The film, directed by Tamar and Daisy Wright, shows how as a choreographer Tamar trained Gregg, an actor with Cerebral Palsy, to become a dancer. They will demonstrate the experiential methods used to transform Gregg’s body. Sitting on chairs or standing and moving through the room, participants are guided into experiencing new and surprising places in their own body from which to move. Whether it’s the feel of the cheek bones or being led to the sternum, or tailbone, the participants explorations take them far from their habitual patterns to discover a freedom in movement that they might not have known they had. This 2 hour workshop is open to all, from dancers to physical therapists, from people with disabilities to neurologists. No movement training necessary.

Tamar Rogoff is a choreographer and filmmaker who explores the outer limits of how people negotiate extreme circumstances. Her work has been presented at numerous venues, both nationally and internationally, including the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, PS122, La MaMa Theater, and the Estonian National Opera in Tallinn. Rogoff was movement coach to Emmy award-winning Claire Danes for HBO’s “Temple Grandin,” and also coached the lead actor in Stephen Daldry’s film “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.” Her choreographic work “Diagnosis of a Faun,” which became the subject matter for her and Daisy Wright’s documentary “Enter the Faun,” premiered at La MaMa in 2009 and subsequently toured. Rogoff’s work is featured in the book “Site Dance: Choreographers and the Lure of Alternative Spaces.” She is an adjunct faculty member at the Experimental Theater Wing at Tisch School of the Arts at NYU and has been teaching and developing her unique brand of bodywork classes for over twenty-five years.

Gregg Mozgala is the Artistic Director of The Apothetae, a theater company dedicated to the production of works that explore and illuminate the “Disabled Experience.” A critically acclaimed actor and playwright, Gregg has been in various New York productions Off and Off-Off Broadway. Along with choreographer, Tamar Rogoff, he has been invited to speak about the effects of cerebral palsy at the Wyss Institute For Biological Engineering at Harvard University, La Rabida Children’s Hospital in Chicago, Eastern Carolina University Medical School, Columbia University Medical School and the Kennedy-Krieger Institute in Baltimore, MD. He now teaches and works with adults and young people with CP and he helped to start the first “Cerebral Posse” in New York City.

Photo courtesey of the artist

  • January 25th, 2016
  • Movement Research Staff

Week Ahead Jan 25-31

This Week at Movement Research…

Classes

Qi Gong with Laurel Atwell 
Monday and Friday 10am-12pm

Klein Technique™ with Barbara Mahler
Tuesday and Thursday 10am-12pm

C O R E  M O T I O N with Daria Faïn
Tuesday and Thursday 10am-12pm 

Pilates Mat Class with Johanna S. Meyer
Tuesday 2-3:15pm 

Body, Mind and Image with K.J. Holmes and Karinne Keithley Syers
Wednesday 10am-12pm 

Feldenkrais with Tasha Taylor
Wednesday 12:30-2pm

Alexander Technique with Sarah White-Ayón
Wednesday 2-4pm

Contact Improvisation with Bradley Teal Ellis
Wednesday 6:30-8:30pm

Klein™/Barre with Barbara Mahler
Thursday 4-6pm

Contact Improvisation – The Basics with Charles Mosey
Thursday 6-8pm 

Athletics of Intimacy with Johanna S. Meyer
Saturday 11am-1pm 

Ballet for Contemporary Dancers with Janet Panetta
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12-2pm

 

 

Performances, Workshops and Events

January 25
Movement Research at the Judson Church
Sofie Burgoyne, Liz McAuliffe, Angie Pittman, Shua Group, Angélica Angulo Soledad
8pm

January 26
Open Performance
Moderated by Nami Yamamoto**
Jenna Balfe, Jenny Boissiere, Ekaterina Zharinova

January 31
Sunday Process Lab
B3 with Yanghee Lee
3pm

February 7
Sunday Process Lab 
Mystical Somatics: A Practice of Presence Between Worlds with iele paloumpis
3pm

February 13 & 14
TORSO: EMBRYOLOGY & ANATOMY (Workshop)
Otto Ramstad
$80

February 14 
The Underscore 
2:30pm

February 21 
Sunday Process Lab
Voice as Movement with Peter Sciscioli
3pm

February 27
Somatic Fantastics for Dance – From Alexander to Zero Balancing
with Martha Eddy
5pm

  • January 22nd, 2016
  • Movement Research Staff

Movement Research at the Judson Church – January 11, 2016

Featuring works by Jen McGinn, Alex Romania, Molly Poerstel and iele paloumpis.


Research on Referential Mosaics for: a Gram & a Gone
Choreographed by James & Jen | McGinn & Again
Performed by Andrew Champlin, Maggie Cloud, Emma Geisdorf and James McGinn

 

Excerpt from ‘CBT’ – an evening length work in process
Choreographed and Performed by Alex Romania

This work was created with commissioning support from Gibney Dance and generous support from The Howard Gilman Foundation, with additional commissioning support by the Late Nite Series at the Pillsbury House in Minneapolis, and residency support from Abrons Arts Center and Chez Bushwick.

 


Our movement practice for: Are we a fossil, and of facings.
Performers: Jennifer Kjos, Alice MacDonald and Eleanor Smith
Sound Designer: Dana Wachs
Choreography: Molly Poerstel

This work was made possible, in part through the Movement Research Artist-in-Residence Program, funded, in part, by the Jerome Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Davis/Dauray Family Fund, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. Are we a fossil, and of facings was created with additional commissioning support from Gibney Dance with funds provided by the Howard Gilman Foundation.

 


Oceanic End (working title, excerpt)
Choreography by iele paloumpis in collaboration with Jai Arun Ravine
Performance by April Herms, iele paloumpis, HaQuyen Pham, Jai Arun Ravine, Monica Rodriguez, Cassie Wagler and Adrien Weibgen
Text and Lyrics excerpted from Ursula K. LeGuin’s Always Coming Home
Musical Composition by iele paloumpis
Musical Realization by HaQuyen Pham and Cassie Wagler in collaboration with the full cast of singers
Ison Recording featuring the voices of Eric Linsker and Adrien W

Week Ahead Jan 18-24

This Week at Movement Research…

Classes

Qi Gong with Laurel Atwell 
Monday and Friday 10am-12pm

Klein Technique™ with Barbara Mahler
Tuesday and Thursday 10am-12pm

C O R E  M O T I O N with Daria Faïn
Tuesday and Thursday 10am-12pm 

Pilates Mat Class with Johanna S. Meyer
Tuesday 2-3:15pm 

Body, Mind and Image with K.J. Holmes and Karinne Keithley Syers
Wednesday 10am-12pm 

Feldenkrais with Tasha Taylor
Wednesday 12:30-2pm

Alexander Technique with Sarah White-Ayón
Wednesday 2-4pm

Contact Improvisation with Bradley Teal Ellis
Wednesday 6:30-8:30pm

Klein™/Barre with Barbara Mahler
Thursday 4-6pm

Contact Improvisation – The Basics with Charles Mosey
Thursday 6-8pm 

Athletics of Intimacy with Johanna S. Meyer
Saturday 11am-1pm 

Ballet for Contemporary Dancers with Janet Panetta
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12-2pm

 

 

Performances, Workshops and Events

January 18
Movement Research at the Judson Church
Christine Bonansea, Melinda Ring**, Kathy Westwater, Netta Yerushalmy***
8pm

January 19 
Critical Correspondence 10th Anniversary Party
Come celebrate with us!
7pm

January 19
Open Performance
Moderated by Yanghee Lee**
Inkyung Lee, Dance/Performance, Katie Rose McLaughlin, L. Brooke Schlecte

January 25
Movement Research at the Judson Church
Sofie Burgoyne, Liz McAuliffe, Angie Pittman, Shua Group, Angélica Angulo Soledad
8pm

January 29
Open Performance
Moderated by Nami Yamamoto**
Jenna Balfe, Jenny Boissiere, Ekaterina Zharinova

February 13 & 14
TORSO: EMBRYOLOGY & ANATOMY (Workshop)
Otto Ramstad
$80
The final week of MELT Winter 2016 commences tomorrow! Bring it on home ‘melt’ers!

  • January 15th, 2016
  • Movement Research Staff

Movement Research at the Judson Church – January 4, 2016

Featuring works by juri nishio, Victoria Arakcheyeva, and Lariza.

Excerpt “Heart Sutra”
Choreographer: juri nishio
Performer: juri nishio
Music: Sawako, Nag family benefit choir

 


Rhymes with Legs
Choreographer: Victoria Arakcheyeva
Performers: Massima Selene Desire, Lucas Rollins-Page, Victoria Arakcheyeva
Music: Julia Child

 


Anna and the scarred ghost (Mirrors Project)
Created and performed by Lariza
Collaborators: Osvaldo Costa (Counsellor), Ainé Adriana Martelli (Director), Miguel Hernández (Musical edition)
Original music from Martyrs Sound Track, Seppuku Paradigm

TORSO: EMBRYOLOGY & ANATOMY (Workshop) with Otto Ramstad

 

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TORSO: EMBRYOLOGY & ANATOMY (Workshop) 
with Otto Ramstad

Saturday, February 13 4:30-8:30pm
Sunday, February 14 2-6pm
$80

Register here: https://form.jotform.com/MovementResearch/workshops—winter-spring-2016 

TORSO: EMBRYOLOGY & ANATOMY (Workshop)
A Body-Mind Centering® workshop that will focus on the upper torso: heart, lungs, shoulders, nerves, glands, bones, and muscles. Studying embodied anatomy through a hands-on practice we will dive into the systems of the body and create a deep foundation from which to expand our physical potential and heighten our sensory awareness. This is a workshop for bodyworkers, yoga practitioners, dancers, contact improvisers, therapists, athletes, performers of all disciplines, and anyone who wants to feel great and learn more about their body and its contents regardless of your movement or bodywork background.

Otto Ramstad is a certified teacher of Body-Mind Centering® who has been teaching BMC®, dance, and improvisation internationally for almost twenty years in contexts such as Impulstanz, Vienna, Movement Research, NYC, Ponderosa, Germany, TanzLaboratorium, Kiev and for dance companies such as Axis Dance Company (California), Lyon Opera Ballet (Lyon), and Young Dance (Minneapolis). BodyCartography Project, which he co-directs with Olive Bieringa, was named Dance Company of the Year 2013 and Artists of the Year 2008 by the Twin Cities City Pages. Recent performance works have been commissioned by the Walker Art Center, PS122, American Realness, Dance Place in DC, among others.bodycartography.org

Photo by Olive Bieringa

  • January 12th, 2016
  • Movement Research Staff

Week Ahead Jan 11-17

This Week at Movement Research…

Classes

Qi Gong with Laurel Atwell 
Monday and Friday 10am-12pm

Klein Technique™ with Barbara Mahler
Tuesday and Thursday 10am-12pm

C O R E  M O T I O N with Daria Faïn
Tuesday and Thursday 10am-12pm 

Pilates Mat Class with Johanna S. Meyer
Tuesday 2-3:15pm 

Body, Mind and Image with K.J. Holmes and Karinne Keithley Syers
Wednesday 10am-12pm 

Feldenkrais with Tasha Taylor
Wednesday 12:30-2pm

Alexander Technique with Sarah White-Ayón
Wednesday 2-4pm

Contact Improvisation with Bradley Teal Ellis
Wednesday 6:30-8:30pm

Klein™/Barre with Barbara Mahler
Thursday 4-6pm

Contact Improvisation – The Basics with Charles Mosey
Thursday 6-8pm 

Athletics of Intimacy with K.J. Holmes
Saturday 11am-1pm 

Ballet for Contemporary Dancers with Janet Panetta
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12-2pm

 

 

Performances, Workshops and Events

January 11-15
IDD Wkshp: Forsythe Phrase and Improvisation Technologies 
Elizabeth Corbett
4-6pm

January 11
Movement Research at the Judson Church
Jen McGinn**, iele paloumpis, Molly Poerstel*, Alex Romania
8pm

January 18
Movement Research at the Judson Church
Christine Bonansea, Melinda Ring**, Kathy Westwater, Netta Yerushalmy***
8pm

January 25
Movement Research at the Judson Church
Sofie Burgoyne, Liz McAuliffe, Angie Pittman, Shua Group, Angélica Angulo Soledad
8pm

January 12
Open Performance
Moderated by Ursula Eagly*
Lindsay Head, anthony wash. rosado, wanda gała and Rainey White

January 19
Open Performance
Moderated by Yanghee Lee**
Inkyung Lee, Dance/Performance, Katie Rose McLaughlin, L. Brooke Schlecte

January 29
Open Performance
Moderated by Nami Yamamoto**
Jenna Balfe, Jenny Boissiere, Ekaterina Zharinova

 

Week 2 of MELT Winter 2016 commences tomorrow! Have fun ‘melt’ers!

  • January 8th, 2016
  • Movement Research Staff

Critical Correspondence 10th Anniversary Party!

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Critical Correspondence
10th Anniversary Party

Tuesday, January 19 at 7pm
Abrons Arts Center – Studio G05
466 Grand Street (at Pitt Street) 
New York, NY 10002

 

Come celebrate 10 years of Critical Correspondence, MR’s groundbreaking online publication! Join current and former CC editors and interns as we honor the extensive and unique archive of interviews, writings and discussions CC has accumulated over the years, as well as the numerous artists and thinkers who helped to create this archive. Drinks and light refreshments will be served.
Founding Editors:
Guy Yarden, Levi Gonzalez, Alejandra Martorell

 

Former Critical Correspondence Editors:
2013 – 2014 Abigail Levine
2013 – 2014 Nicole Daunic
2012 – 2013 Aaron Mattocks
2012 – 2012 Marissa Perel
2011 – 2012 Lydia Bell
2011 – 2011 Milka Djordjevich
 2010 – 2011 Ursula Eagly
2005 – 2010 Levi Gonzalez & Alejandra Martorell

 

Former Critical Correspondence Interns 2005-2014:
Aretha Aoki
Evvie Allison
Jean Butler
Tess Dworman
Christine Elmo
Elizabeth Feidelson
Alyssa Gersony
Kyli Kleven
Olive McKeon
Lydia Mokdessi
Florence Nasar
Tara Sheena
Hilary Tanabe
Meg Weeks

 

Current Team (2015):
Editors –  Will Rawls & Biba Bell
Interns – Patrick Gallagher & Kelly O’Grady
Editor-at-Large – Abigail Levine

 

 

  • January 6th, 2016
  • Movement Research Staff

CREATIVE DIFFERENCES Wkshp: Claudia La Rocco

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January 7 
Thursday 3-6pm

January 10
Sunday 10am-1pm

January 12
Tuesday 3-6pm 

Abrons Arts Center
$90


 

CREATIVE DIFFERENCES
In partnership with Abrons Art Center and American Realness* Criticism is art. It’s unruly—but also tethered to the art of others, and to whatever culture(s) it seeks to interrogate. These are my beliefs, anyway. What are yours? This workshop functions like a laboratory, open to individuals interested in understanding themselves and their world through art. *Participants will have access to discounted tickets to American Realness festival performances.

Claudia La Rocco is the author of The Best Most Useless Dress (Badlands Unlimited), selected poetry, performance texts and criticism. She editedI Don’t Poem: An Anthology of Painters and Dancers, Buildings and People in the Streets, the catalogue for Danspace Project’s PLATFORM 2015, which she curated. Her work has been presented by The Kitchen, The Walker Art Center, Kiria Koula, Tokyo’s Dance New Air Festival, et al. She is on the faculty of the School of Visual Arts’ graduate program in Art Criticism and Writing, contributes to The New York Times and Artforum.com and runs ThePerformanceClub.org. The Chocolate Factory Theater has commissioned her first novel.

photo: Claudia La Rocco by Jose Carlos Teixeira

  • January 3rd, 2016
  • Movement Research Staff

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