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Week Ahead Blog Post: May 19-25

This Week at Movement Research…


Movement Research Spring Gala 2014
Tuesday, May 20
Honoring Simone Forti and Mark Russell

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Monday, May 19. Movement Research at the Judson Church
8pm. Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South
Featuring works by: Martín Lanz, laura shapiro/quicksilverdance, Rosy Simas, Doris Uhlich



Michelle Boulé. Morning Class
Last Week May 19-23. Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10am-12pm. $14
Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor
Michelle Boulé is a choreographer, performer, teacher, and BodyTalk Practitioner. Her choreography has been shown at American Realness, Industry City, ISSUE Project Room, Mount Tremper Arts, The Kitchen, and CPR — Center for Performance Research. She has danced with Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People (since 2001), John Scott, Deborah Hay, John Jasperse, David Wampach, Donna Uchizono, Christine Elmo, Neal Beasley, and Beth Gill, among others. 2010 “Bessie” recipient. 2012 Movement Research AIR. 2002 DanceWEB recipient.
Read Michelle’s class description here

Gwen Welliver. Morning Class
Last Week May 20-22. Tuesday, Thursday 10am-12pm. $14 
Movement Research at Danspace Project, 131 E 10th St.
Gwen Welliver is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher. Welliver performed with Doug Varone and Dancers (’90-’00), was a recipient of a “Bessie” for Sustained Achievement (’00), and served as Rehearsal Director for the Trisha Brown Dance Company (’00-’07). Welliver is a 2013 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow in Choreography. She has been a Movement Research faculty member since 1997 and currently teaches at Sarah Lawrence College.
Read Gwen’s class description here.



Doris Uhlich. Energetic Bodies

May 19 – May 23 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 12:30 pm-2:30 pm

Avenue C Studio

(Part of Janet Panetta’s International Dance Dialogues)
In this workshop I will share my practise of experiencing movement which goes beyond our imagination and expectation. We will search for movement that we cannot plan because the body takes over and our mind follows. The body will be ready to surprise our mind. We will start to find pleasure in arriving at our physical limits and not be afraid of entering unknown fields where the energy of movement is more important than the form. We will work on my concept of ‘pleasure chaos‘, ‘strong instabilities‘, ‘spreading vibes‘ and ‘the flow of duration‘.
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ONGOING CLASSES (Click here for full descriptions):

Barbara Mahler. Klein Technique™
Tuesday, Thursday 10am-12pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

Michelle Boulé. Morning Class
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10am-12pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

Gwen Welliver. Morning Class 
Tuesday, Thursday 10am-12pm. $14 
Movement Research at Danspace Project, 131 E 10th St.

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

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

Jen Rosenblit. Improvisational Forms
Saturday 11am – 1pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

Janet Panetta. Ballet for Contemporary Dancers
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12-2pm. $17
Movement Research at Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway

Doris Uhlich. Energetic Bodies
Monday, May 19-Friday May 23 12:30-2:30pm. $75
Movement Research at 55 Avenue C

The Week Ahead. January 10-16, 2011.

HAPPY NEW YEAR! We are back and situated in our new lovely office at 55 Avenue C.  This week at Movement Research: MELT,  Judson, ongoing classes, and more!

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HARDCORPS Spring Festival: Here’s what’s happening Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6!

For Full Festival Details, Visit: Pyle, Photo by Alex Escalante

Katy Pyle, Photo by Alex Escalante


Prosody and Commoning on Governor’s Island exhibition and performance by Daria Faïn and Robert Kocik

11AM: door opens Exhibition (on display all day): drawings and documentation concerning commoning and the Prosodic Body

1PM-3PM: Talks and Discussion with feminist activist, teacher, communalist historian Silvia Federici and the visionary socialist, writer, composer, bandleader, baritone saxophonist Fred Ho, moderated by Robert Kocik. Fred Ho: FUTURE’S END: COMMUNISM AND ECOLOGY, REVOLUTION IS THE ONLY SOLUTION AND IT MUST BE LUDDITE! In this talk Fred Ho will ask: what is revolutionary socialist ludditism? Why is it the only solution? Why is it matriarchal (matri-centric) and indigenous-centric and why must these features be the foundation for a truly effectively revolutionary movement? More on Sylvia Federici: (the nature of her talk will be announced in a subsequent email).

3PM-4PM: Performance of the Commons Choir (conceived and directed by Daria Faïn and Robert Kocik). This piece is called Re-English-a re-tuning, an atoning for the fact that our current economic, climate and security crises are consequents of the sonic and connotative qualities of the English language-by means of phonemes as cosmogony; sound sequences as specific biochemical signaling, a reparation narrative, poetry as protection, and full recovery of the lost optative mood. With Aretha Aoki, Margot Basset, Chung-chen Chang , Stephen Cooper, Levi Gonzalez, Hazuki Homma, Masumi Kishimota, Dora Koimtzi, Athena Kokoronis, Martin Lanz, Mina Nishimura, Peter Sciscioli, Kensaku Shinohara and Samita Sinha.

4PM-5PM: Screening of Collecting Collective Phase I: Filmic interpretations of commoning directed by Iki Nakagawa with contributions from Caterina Verde and Douglas Manson.

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