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Movement Research at the Judson Church – February 23, 2015

 

Featuring works by Tyler Eash, Tsveta Kasabova, Elke Luyten, and Antonio Ramos and the gang bangers 

 


Glossolalia
Choreographed by Tyler Eash
Performers: Elizebeth Randall, Tyler Eash

Glossolalia: the language of the possession of the Holy Ghost.
Glossolalia combines pious grandiose imagery with opulent spectacle. Gestures of classical ballet and moments of operatic hymns are intersected with extant consciousness and contemporary clarity. Eash depicts the violence of Evangelical healing and the intimacy of baptisms as sensual and zealous moments of pleasure and prayer. Poetry, deconstructed ballet, contemporary dance, and voice translate rituals of the divine into contemporary performance.

 


Judson Garden
Concept: Tzveta Kassabova
Performance and Choreography: Celeste Allen, Miguel Castillo, Vanessa Dikuyama, Doud Lecours, Deborah Leedy, Emily Luan, Lorena Neira, Veronica Rodriguez, Sarae Snyder, Alan Sutton, Octavio Webster, Meredith White
Music: Aleksei Stevens
Costumes: Tzeveta Kassabova

 


Elke Luyten
Company: Teatro del Cuerpo
Creator/Performer: Cesar Reyes Lopez
Music: Random radio stations tuned on real time

 

EL
Choreography by Antonio Ramos and the Gang bangers
Collaborators: Adele loux-Turner, Alvaro Gonzalez, Rebecca Wender, Darrin Wright, Luke Miller.
Music: Under pressure (A-Capella), Queen, and Bowie

 
 

The Week Ahead. March 25-31.

This Week at Movement Research…

Monday March 25. Movement Research at the Judson Church.
8pm. Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South.
NO RESERVATIONS and ADMISSION IS FREE

Seating is limited, so arrive early.
Featuring works by: Antonio Ramos and the Gang Bangers, Elke Rindfleisch, David Thomson*

*2011 Movement Research Artist-in-Residence

Upcoming Workshops and Studies Projects.

April 12-20. Workshop with Larissa Velez-Jackson.
April 12 FRI 2:30-5:30pm
April 13 SAT 4:30-7:30pm
April 19 FRI 2:30-5:30pm
April 20 SAT 4:30-7:30pm
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway
$70

What is My Work? A workshop based on the format of a peer panel review
Facilitated by Larissa Velez-Jackson
Much value is placed on the idea of artwork that is at the cutting edge, with the words “pushing boundaries” emphasized in grants, applications and curating language. This conversation examines what might be meant by “pushing boundaries”? How important is it in the creative process and its outcome? Is the point of view of the artist different from the one of the audience when determining something as “pushing boundaries”? What assumptions or cultural contexts are assumed to establish these boundaries? Are there other ways to value contemporary work?

Wednesday April 17. Studies Project: “Pushing Boundaries.”
6:15pm
Gibney Dance Center
Conceived by Ori Flomin
With panelists Arthur Aviles, Jennifer Wright Cook, Colleen Thomas, Larissa Velez-Jackson and more
Moderated by Moira Brennan
FREE

Much value is placed on the idea of artwork that is at the cutting edge, with the words “pushing boundaries” emphasized in grants, applications and curating language. This conversation examines what might be meant by “pushing boundaries”? How important is it in the creative process and its outcome? Is the point of view of the artist different from the one of the audience when determining something as “pushing boundaries”? What assumptions or cultural contexts are assumed to establish these boundaries? Are there other ways to value contemporary work?

Classes this week with…

Jon Kinzel. Technique / EXERCISES IN COMPOSITION.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday. 10:00am-12:00pm. $14.
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor.

This class is designed to access multiple threads at once such as greater range of motion and articulation, isolated and momentum-driven movement forms, rhythmic and kinesthetic intelligence, sense of scale, ascent and descent, injury prevention, alignment, personal and musical expression, and dancing that supports a balanced square orientation over a vertical axis while traversing through space, and shifting off center, in a mode that reflects a play between athleticism, performance, and a particular disposition.

As well as our Ongoing Classes (click here for full descriptions)

Barbara Mahler. A Re-Education – Klein Technique as Taught by Barbara Mahler.
Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00 am-12:00 pm. $14.
Tuesday, 6:15pm-7:45pm. $14.
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor.

Irene Dowd.
Tuesday. 3:00 pm-4:45 pm. $14.
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor.

Rebecca Brooks. Alexander Technique.
Wednesday. 12:30-2:00 pm. $14.
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor.

Margaret Paek. Contact Improvisation.
Wednesday. 6:30-8:30 pm. $14.
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor.

Karl Anderson. Skinner Releasing Technique (Ongoing Level).
Saturday. 10:00 am-1:00 pm. $14.
Randy Warshaw Studio, 115 Wooster St., #2F.

K.J. Holmes. The Athletics of Intimacy, Improvisations.
Saturday. 11:00 am-1:00 pm. $14.
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor.

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