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Podcast: Studies Project 10/7/14: Dance and Music Now

Movement Research Studies Project, “Dance and Music Now”
Proposed and Moderated by Philip Ellis Foster
With panelists Douglas Dunn & Steven Taylor, Melanie Maar & Kenta Nagai, Edisa Weeks & Katie Down

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Musicians and dancers have a long and storied relationship with one another, from traditional forms that wed music and dance to narrative storytelling, to orchestral ballets, and on to Cage and Cunningham collaborations. This evening explored the multifaceted ways artists are addressing this relationship today, with a focus on musicians that perform live with dancers and movement-based performance work. Artists discussed and examined their various dynamic approaches to collaboration between and across these fields.

Studies Project: Teaching Downtown Dance / Teaching Dance Downtown. Friday March 26, 2010.

Teaching Downtown Dance / Teaching Dance Downtown
Friday, March 26th, 2010, 6pm, FREE
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway


Initiated by Jmy Leary and MR faculty and Artist Advisory Council
Moderated by Randy Martin

This roundtable discussion explores the geography of downtown dance over the past half-century, from the perspective of both the teachers and the students. What was taught, how was it taught, who were the teachers and who took class? Panelists include Hilary Clark, Douglas Dunn, K.J. Holmes, Juliette Mapp, and others.

photo: Nancy Topff  by unknown

Fall Festival 2009: What Does Dance Have to Say? begins Monday November 30.

Movement Research Fall Festival 2009: What Does Dance Have to Say?

Workshops include faculty Anne Iobst and Jonathan Walker, Ishmael Houston-Jones and Yvonne Meier, and Layard Thompson. Performances begin Monday November 30 with an opening party at Via Della Pace at 8pm.


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MOVEMENT RESEARCH FALL FESTIVAL 2009: What Does Dance Have To Say? November 30–December 5 2009.

The Movement Research Fall Festival 2009: What Does Dance Have To Say? will feature acclaimed experimentalists highlighting and juxtaposing their varied investigations into the artistic currents of dance and performance. Charles Atlas and Lucy Sexton act as this year’s Curatorial Advisors. Workshops include Ishmael Houston-Jones and Yvonne Meier, Layard Thompson, Anne Iobst and Jonathan Walker. Performances by Johanna Constantine, MGM Grand, Dynasty Handbag, Stanley Love, Melanie Maar and Kenta Nagai, The Naked Lady (Anne Iobst), Big Art Group, Douglas Dunn, David Neumann,  Okwui Okpokwasili with Peter Born, Monstah Black, Christine Elmo, Jack Ferver, Aki Sasamoto and Arturo Vidich, and Layard Thompson…. to name a few.


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