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Podcast: Studies Project 11/10/2015 – what we talk about when we talk somatics

Movement Research Studies Project, “what we talk about when we talk somatics: a sharing of practices leading into conversation” – November 10, 2015
With Justine Lynch, Antonio Ramos, Shelley Senter and RoseAnne Spradlin
Moderated by Levi Gonzalez

Listen to the Podcast here:
Studies Project 11/10/15: what we talk about when we talk somatics

What does the term “somatics” even mean? Can we arrive at consensus around this as an idea, a value, a practice? This event brought together artists/practitioners of various backgrounds and areas of study to lead the group in experiential practices which evolved into a collective discussion on the term “somatics” and the impact and resonance of this way of learning and being in the world.

November 10: Studies Project LIVE STREAM

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what we talk about when we talk about somatics: a sharing of practices leading into conversation

With Justine Lynch, Antonio Ramos, Shelley Senter and RoseAnne Spradlin

Tuesday, November 10, 6:15pm
Gibney Dance at 890 Broadway
890 Broadway, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10003
FREE

Click here to RSVP 

What does the term “somatics” even mean? Can we arrive at consensus around this as an idea, a value, a practice? This event will bring together artists/practitioners of various backgrounds and areas of study to lead the group in experiential practices which will evolve into a collective discussion on the term “somatics” and the impact and resonance of this way of learning and being in the world.

Live stream will begin at 6:15pm.

Click here for live stream

Jan. 20th Studies Project: The Role of Class in Current Dance Practices

Organized by MR in collaboration with Beth Gill, Lance Gries, Eva Karczag and Gwen Welliver

What role does “class” play in current dance practices? As contemporary teaching artists attempt to articulate new methods of transmitting knowledge through the body, so too are performers of contemporary dance and performance work drifting away from relying exclusively on traditional and codifiable techniques. How can we get the most out of the structures that exist and/or create new ones as we relate these models to the way people make work now? This conversation with teaching artists and practitioners will engage these seemingly intangible questions with concrete practices and proposals.

Participating speakers include:
Julian Barnett
Michelle Boulé
Wendell Cooper
Barbara Forbes
Zvi Gotheiner
K.J. Holmes
John Jasperse
Joanne Kotze
Nia Love
Juliette Mapp
Cori Olinghouse
Janet Panetta
Shelley Senter
Vicky Shick
RoseAnne Spradlin
Karinne Keithley Syers
Jesse Zarrit

Watch the Live-Stream here:https://plus.google.com/events/cnanv10u9s5umm45cbc888u9glk1536496_10152512696810216_4721892960043332164_n 10940416_10152512686335216_1114205404729462362_n

The Week Ahead: April 21st-27th

This Week at Movement Research…

WORKSHOPS:

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Registration for Summer MELT 2014 is open!
July 7 – August 8
MELT Intensives are a series of daily workshops in technique, somatics, improvisation, composition and other areas offered each summer (5 weeks) and winter (3 weeks). Taught by Movement Research’s internationally recognized faculty as well as acclaimed guest artists, these workshops provide students with the unique opportunity to engage with some of the most highly regarded and innovative artists in the field of dance today.

For more information and to register, click here.

PERFORMANCES AND EVENTS:

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Monday, April 21. 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 My Lindblad & Ursula Eagly, Melanie Maar, RISK, Antonio Ramos

 

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Tuesday, April 22. Open Performance
7pm. Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor
FREE
Featuring works by future death toll, Monica Hogan Danceworks, Naomi Elena Ramirez
Moderated by Ivy Baldwin

MORNING CLASSES:

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Ori Flomin. Morning Class
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10am-12pm. $14
Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor
Ori Flomin’s work has been seen in NYC at DTW, Movement Research at the Judson Church, P.S. 122, Dance New Amsterdam and internationally in Austria, Japan and Israel. He teaches for many companies and schools such as P.A.R.T.S. (Brussels), Sasha Waltz Company (Berlin), ImpulsTanz (Vienna), The Place (London), SUNY Purchase (NY) and many more. Ori performed with Stephen Petronio Company, Neil Greenberg, Molissa Fenley, Maria Hassabi and Michael Clark, among others.
Read Ori’s class description here

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

 

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

Ori Flomin. 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
Danspace Project, 131 E. 10th Street

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

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

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

Karl Anderson. Skinner Releasing
Wednesday 6-9pm. $14
Randy Warshaw Studio, 115 Wooster St., #2F

K.J. Holmes. Athletics of Intimacy
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

Underscore
Sunday, April 27 5-8pm. $5-10
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

The Week Ahead: March 31 – April 6

This Week at Movement Research…

WORKSHOPS:

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WORKSHOP with STEPANIE SKURA
Open Source Forms: Freedom + Rigor + Courage
April 2-4 WED-FRI 2:30-5:30pm $100
Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway
Cross-fertilizations and deep commonalities of releasing technique and creative process, with an ultimate goal of individual creative empowerment. Tools to navigate the subconscious, open the voice — literally and figuratively — trust our inner world, access technique as resource and find courage to transcend it. Skura instigated Open Source Forms in 2009, drawing from decades of research and practice in radical composition techniques, and 12 years as core Skinner Releasing teacher. [Bring paper & pens for writing & drawing.]

Register Now

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SUNDAY PROCESS LAB with JOANNA KOTZE AND SHELLEY SENTER
March 30 SUN 5-8pm $5
Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway

 SUNDAY PROCESS LAB with LARISSA VELEZ-JACKSON
April 6 SUN 230-530pm $5
Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway
This Sunday Process Lab is concerned with my working methodologies that identify, multiply, and disrupt meaning in the moment. Using whatever faculties most readily available to the practitioner in real time–movement, speech, vocal toning, song, writing–we will research the ways in which forms can be in dialogue, competition, and support of one another. MULTIPLY YOUR MAKING CAPACITY OUT OF THIN AIR BY STAYING INSIDE THE EXPERIENCE AND SQUAWKING! Using my (non) fictional improvisation methodology, the Star Crap Method, we will place perception, action and meta-commentary on a horizontal plane and then bust out some hot material on that plane, like it’s a stage, tailored to the practitioner’s exact specifications.

 

ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES:

 

DEADLINE THIS WEEK: Movement Research at the Judson Church
Due online by 11:59pm on March 31, 2014
Click here to view application guidelines, eligibility requirements, and to apply.

 

PERFORMANCES AND EVENTS:

 

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STUDIES PROJECT: THE CONDITIONS OF MAKING WORK NOW 
Tuesday April 1 6pm 
Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway, 5th Floor
Catch the Live Stream here.
Panelists confirmed to date: Yve Laris Cohen, Walter Dundervill and Larissa Velez-Jackson
Conceived by MR in partnership with 2012 AIRs Michelle Boulé and Larissa Velez-Jackson
In an environment where resources and opportunities to show fully produced work are limited, many artists are adapting to alternative formats for the creation and presentation of their work. How do these often short-form, multidisciplinary, low tech and/or multiple iteration structures affect both how artists make work and how that work is received?… Read more

 

Monday, March 31. 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 Gabrielle D’Angelo, Bob Eisen, Lindsay Reuter

 

 

 

MORNING CLASSES:

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Joanna Kotze. Morning Class
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00am-12:oopm. $14
Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor
Joanna Kotze’s work has been presented at Danspace Project, Jacob’s Pillow Inside/Out, NYLA Studio Series, Movement Research at Judson, DNA and others. She received the 2013 “Bessie” for Outstanding Emerging Choreographer, is a 2013 Movement Research AIR with recent residencies at Baryshnikov Arts Center, Djerassi and Bogliasco. Joanna danced with Wally Cardona for ten years and currently dances for Kimberly Bartosik. She has studied Klein Technique™ with Barbara Mahler since 2003 and has a BA in Architecture.
Read Joanna’s’ class description here

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Jon Kinzel. Morning Class
Tuesday, Thursday 10:00am-12:00pm. $14
Danspace Project, 131 E. 10th Street
Jon Kinzel is a choreographer who has created more than 30 pieces, including numerous commissions and solo shows, which have been presented in a variety of national and international venues since 1988. He co-curated the Movement Research Festival Fall 2010 and recently collaborated with Tillett Lighting Design and OHNY. He has taught at the Merce Cunningham Trust, Barnard College, New York University, Yale University, George Washington University, DanceHouse in Dublin, and TsEKh in Moscow.
Read Jon’s class description here

 

ONGOING CLASSES (Click here for full descriptions):

 

Barbara Mahler. Klein Technique™
Tuesday, Thursday 10:00am-12:00pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

Joanna Kotze. Morning Class
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00am-12:oopm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

Jon Kinzel. Morning Class
Tuesday, Thursday, 10:00am-12:00pm. $14
Danspace Project, 131 E. 10th Street

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

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

K.J. Holmes. Contact Improvisation
Wednesday 6:00-8:30pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

Karl Anderson. Skinner Releasing
No Class April 2
Wednesday 6:00-9:00pm. $14
Randy Warshaw Studio, 115 Wooster St., #2F

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

Janet Panetta. Ballet for Contemporary Dancers
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00-2:00pm. $17
Movement Research at Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway

The Week Ahead: March 23 – 30

This Week at Movement Research…

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APPLY: Movement Research at the Judson Church
Due online by 11:59pm on March 31, 2014
Click here to view application guidelines, eligibility requirements, and to apply.

 

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SUNDAY PROCESS LAB with JOANNA KOTZE AND SHELLEY SENTER
March 30 SUN 5-8pm $5
Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway
Joanna Kotze and Shelley Senter will come together to share their ideas, practices and processes in this collaborative lab. Joanna delves into the design of the body and its potential within any given moment, looking at the forces through the legs to access a wide range of movement, challenging habits and discovering new performance possibilities. Shelley’s interests include critiquing sensation, spatial support, looking at movement as behavior as well as architecture, and addressing un/sub/consciousness, particularly in “the use of the eyes (notice I did not say ‘gaze.’)” Through both movement and dialogue, Joanna and Shelley will exchange information with you and each other about how movement, specificity and potential in the body play important roles in their teaching and creative process.

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WORKSHOP with STEPANIE SKURA
Open Source Forms: Freedom + Rigor + Courage
April 2-4 WED-FRI 2:30-5:30pm $100
Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway
Cross-fertilizations and deep commonalities of releasing technique and creative process, with an ultimate goal of individual creative empowerment. Tools to navigate the subconscious, open the voice — literally and figuratively — trust our inner world, access technique as resource and find courage to transcend it. Skura instigated Open Source Forms in 2009, drawing from decades of research and practice in radical composition techniques, and 12 years as core Skinner Releasing teacher. [Bring paper & pens for writing & drawing.]

Performances and Events:
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Monday, March 24. 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 Tara O’Con, Lizzie Feidelson, Alexis Zaccarello, Sari Nordman
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Tuesday, March 18. Open Performance
7pm. Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor
FREE
Featuring works by Laurel Atwell, Teresa Fellion, Lena Lauer
Moderated by K.J. Holmes

Morning Classes:

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Luis Lara Malvacías. Morning Class
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00am-12:oopm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor
Luis Lara Malvacías is originally from Venezuela and has presented work in New York at DTW, PS122, Danspace Project and The Kitchen. His newest work will be presented at Danspace Project October 16-18, 2014. He has taught and created work at institutions in the U.S. and internationally and regularly teaches and presents work in Europe, South America and Asia. Malvacías was a 1998-1999 and 2002-2003 Movement Research Artist-in-Residence and a 2006 Dance New Amsterdam Artist in Residence. He is the recipient of a 2006 NYFA Fellowship for Choreography.
Read Luis’ class description here

 

Hristoula Harakas

Hristoula Harakas. Morning Class
Tuesday, Thursday 10:00am-12:00pm. $14
Danspace Project, 131 E. 10th Street
Hristoula Harakas is a performer, movement teacher and a Senior Pilates instructor based in New York. She is a 2006 “Bessie” recipient who has had the pleasure of working with such inspiring artists as: Maria Hassabi, Donna Uchizono Co, Jodi Melnick, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Judith Sánchez Ruíz, Chamecki/Lerner, Levi Gonzalez, Amanda Loulaki, Jeremy Nelson and Luis Lara Malvacías. She was a regular faculty member of the Merce Cunningham Studio (2002-12).
Read Hrisoula’s class description here

Ongoing Classes (Click here for full descriptions):

Barbara Mahler. Klein Technique™
Joanna Kotze Subs on 3/27
Tuesday, Thursday 10:00am-12:00pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

Luis Lara Malvacías. Morning Class
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00am-12:oopm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

Hristoula Harakas. Morning Class
Tuesday, Thursday, 10:00am-12:00pm. $14
Danspace Project, 131 E. 10th Street

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

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

Paul Singh. Contact Improvisation
Wednesday 6:00-8:30pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

Karl Anderson. Skinner Releasing
Wednesday 6:00-9:00pm. $14
Randy Warshaw Studio, 115 Wooster St., #2F

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

Janet Panetta. Ballet for Contemporary Dancers
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00-2:00pm. $17
Movement Research at Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway

Underscore
Sunday, March 23 5:00-8:00pm. $5-10
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

The Week Ahead: March 16 – 23

This Week at Movement Research…

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SUNDAY PROCESS LAB with VANESSA ANSPAUGH
March 16 SUN 5-8pm $5
Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway
Archiving the present
This workshop considers movement-based performance as a tool for broadening ones own artistic practice. Starting from “now” we will explore the myriad understandings of presence. We will look to the sensorial, relational, personal, political, seasonal, annual etc. to uncover the layers of what constitutes “this moment.” Bringing the outside in and the inside out we will make a piece together in 3 hours. We will construct, compose, dismantle and play, coating layer upon layer to investigate the idea of “dance as a document” of our time spent together.

Performances and Events:
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Monday, March 17. 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 Lawrence Graham-Brown, Losquequedan, Rebecca Warner, Tara Aisha Willis
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Tuesday, March 18. Open Performance
7pm. Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor
FREE
Featuring works by Luciani’s Absolute Theater, Maya Orchin, Gwen Rakotovao
Moderated by Larissa Velez-Jackson

Morning Classes:

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Luis Lara Malvacías. Morning Class
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00am-12:oopm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor
Luis Lara Malvacías is originally from Venezuela and has presented work in New York at DTW, PS122, Danspace Project and The Kitchen. His newest work will be presented at Danspace Project October 16-18, 2014. He has taught and created work at institutions in the U.S. and internationally and regularly teaches and presents work in Europe, South America and Asia. Malvacías was a 1998-1999 and 2002-2003 Movement Research Artist-in-Residence and a 2006 Dance New Amsterdam Artist in Residence. He is the recipient of a 2006 NYFA Fellowship for Choreography.
Read Luis’ class description here

 

Hristoula Harakas

Hristoula Harakas. Morning Class
Tuesday, Thursday 10:00am-12:00pm. $14
Danspace Project, 131 E. 10th Street
Hristoula Harakas is a performer, movement teacher and a Senior Pilates instructor based in New York. She is a 2006 “Bessie” recipient who has had the pleasure of working with such inspiring artists as: Maria Hassabi, Donna Uchizono Co, Jodi Melnick, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Judith Sánchez Ruíz, Chamecki/Lerner, Levi Gonzalez, Amanda Loulaki, Jeremy Nelson and Luis Lara Malvacías. She was a regular faculty member of the Merce Cunningham Studio (2002-12).
Read Hrisoula’s class description here

Ongoing Classes (Click here for full descriptions):

Fara Greenbaum. Klein Technique™
Sub for Barbara Mahler
Tuesday, Thursday 10:00am-12:00pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

Luis Lara Malvacías. Morning Class
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00am-12:oopm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

Hristoula Harakas. Morning Class
Tuesday, Thursday, 10:00am-12:00pm. $14
Danspace Project, 131 E. 10th Street

Irene Dowd. Neuromuscular Preparation for Dance
New this week!
Tuesday 3-4:45pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

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

Paul Singh. Contact Improvisation
Wednesday 6:00-8:30pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

Karl Anderson. Skinner Releasing
Wednesday 6:00-9:00pm. $14
Randy Warshaw Studio, 115 Wooster St., #2F

K.J. Holmes. Athletics of Intimacy
New this week!
Saturday 11:00am – 1:00pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

Janet Panetta. Ballet for Contemporary Dancers
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00-2:00pm. $17
Movement Research at Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway

Underscore
Sunday, March 23 5:00-8:00pm. $5-10
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

The Week Ahead: March 9 – 16

This Week at Movement Research…

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SUNDAY PROCESS LAB with VANESSA ANSPAUGH
March 16 SUN 5-8pm $5
Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway
Archiving the present
This workshop considers movement-based performance as a tool for broadening ones own artistic practice. Starting from “now” we will explore the myriad understandings of presence. We will look to the sensorial, relational, personal, political, seasonal, annual etc. to uncover the layers of what constitutes “this moment.” Bringing the outside in and the inside out we will make a piece together in 3 hours. We will construct, compose, dismantle and play, coating layer upon layer to investigate the idea of “dance as a document” of our time spent together.

Performances and Events:
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Monday, March 10. 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 Christine Bonansea, Megumi Eda, Ori Flomin, Pareena Lim
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Tuesday, March 11. Open Performance
7pm. Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor
FREE
Featuring works by Anne-Linn Akselsen/Human Works, Leyya Tawil / DANCE ELIXIR, The Lovelies
Moderated by Sam Kim

Morning Classes:

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Luis Lara MalvacíasMorning Class
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00am-12:oopm. $14 
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor
Luis Lara Malvacías is originally from Venezuela and has presented work in New York at DTW, PS122, Danspace Project and The Kitchen. His newest work will be presented at Danspace Project October 16-18, 2014. He has taught and created work at institutions in the U.S. and internationally and regularly teaches and presents work in Europe, South America and Asia. Malvacías was a 1998-1999 and 2002-2003 Movement Research Artist-in-Residence and a 2006 Dance New Amsterdam Artist in Residence. He is the recipient of a 2006 NYFA Fellowship for Choreography.
Read Luis’ class description here

 

Hristoula Harakas

Hristoula Harakas. Morning Class
Tuesday, Thursday 10:00am-12:00pm. $14
Danspace Project, 131 E. 10th Street
Hristoula Harakas is a performer, movement teacher and a Senior Pilates instructor based in New York. She is a 2006 “Bessie” recipient who has had the pleasure of working with such inspiring artists as: Maria Hassabi, Donna Uchizono Co, Jodi Melnick, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Judith Sánchez Ruíz, Chamecki/Lerner, Levi Gonzalez, Amanda Loulaki, Jeremy Nelson and Luis Lara Malvacías. She was a regular faculty member of the Merce Cunningham Studio (2002-12).
Read Hrisoula’s class description here

Ongoing Classes (Click here for full descriptions):

Barbara Mahler. Klein Technique™
Tuesday, Thursday 10:00am-12:00pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

Luis Lara Malvacías. Morning Class 
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00am-12:oopm. $14 
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

Hristoula Harakas. Morning Class
Tuesday, Thursday, 10:00am-12:00pm. $14
Danspace Project, 131 E. 10th Street

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

Paul Singh. Contact Improvisation
Wednesday 6:00-8:30pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

Karl Anderson. Skinner Releasing
Wednesday 6:00-9:00pm. $14
Randy Warshaw Studio, 115 Wooster St., #2F

Jen Rosenblit. look at me don’t look at me
Saturday 11:00am – 1:00pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

Janet Panetta. Ballet for Contemporary Dancers
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00-2:00pm. $17
Movement Research at Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway

The Week Ahead: March 2 – 9

This Week at Movement Research…

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SUNDAY PROCESS LAB with MAXIMILIAN BALDUZZI
March 2 SUN 5-8pm $5
Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway
How to learn rigorous physical and vocal actions while practicing presence? How to be present during the breaks and the breaths between those actions? We will work with exercises developed in almost 20 years of Balduzzi’s practice that focus on impulse and stop, rhythm, opposition. This training allows participants to become more deeply connected to their own intuitions and impulses and better able to respond to them truthfully, fearlessly, and joyfully. read more

Performances and Events:

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Tuesday, March 2. Studies Project: Evolving Dance Pedagogies
6pm. Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway, 5th Floor
FREE
Panelists: Maura Donohue, Simon Dove, Neil Greenberg, Patricia Hoffbauer and Mariah Maloney
Hosted by Critical Correspondence
This conversation between professors from a variety of university dance departments will address the changing relationship between their programs and the field of dance. Panelists will discuss the emergence of dance studies and the model of the artist/scholar; issues of access, privilege, and the shifting economic structures of professional dance… read more.
Morning Classes:

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John Jasperse. Morning Class
Wednesday, Friday 10:00am-12:oopm. $14 
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor
Levi Gonzalez will teach on Monday March 3
John Jasperse is a dance artist living and working in New York City since 1985. His work has been presented by festivals and presenting organizations in Brazil, Chile, Israel, Japan, and throughout the US and Europe. Jasperse is the recipient of a 2011 United States Artists Brooks Hopkins Fellowship and fellowships from the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York Foundation for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Lambent Foundation. He received a “Bessie” recognizing his body of work. Jasperse has created commissioned works for several companies including Baryshnikov’s White Oak Project, Batsheva Dance Company, and the Lyon Opera Ballet, among others.
Read John’s class description here

 

Hristoula Harakas

Hristoula Harakas. Morning Class
Tuesday, Thursday 10:00am-12:00pm. $14
Danspace Project, 131 E. 10th Street
Hristoula Harakas is a performer, movement teacher and a Senior Pilates instructor based in New York. She is a 2006 “Bessie” recipient who has had the pleasure of working with such inspiring artists as: Maria Hassabi, Donna Uchizono Co, Jodi Melnick, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Judith Sánchez Ruíz, Chamecki/Lerner, Levi Gonzalez, Amanda Loulaki, Jeremy Nelson and Luis Lara Malvacías. She was a regular faculty member of the Merce Cunningham Studio (2002-12).
Read Hrisoula’s class description here

 

Ongoing Classes (Click here for full descriptions):

Barbara Mahler. Klein Technique™
Tuesday, Thursday 10:00am-12:00pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

John Jasperse. Morning Class 
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00am-12:oopm. $14 
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

Hristoula Harakas. Morning Class
Tuesday, Thursday, 10:00am-12:00pm. $14
Danspace Project, 131 E. 10th Street

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

Paul Singh. Contact Improvisation
Wednesday 6:00-8:30pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

Karl Anderson. Skinner Releasing
Wednesday 6:00-9:00pm. $14
Randy Warshaw Studio, 115 Wooster St., #2F

Jen Rosenblit. look at me don’t look at me
Saturday 11:00am – 1:00pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

Janet Panetta. Ballet for Contemporary Dancers
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00-2:00pm. $17
Movement Research at Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway

Underscore
Sunday, February 23 5:00-8:00pm. $5-10
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

The Week Ahead. May 27-June 2.

This Week at Movement Research…Thanks to all who came out for the MR Festival last week! No Judson or OP this week, but we do have an amazing and FREE workshop happening at First Street Green on Saturday!

Movement Research at First Street Green is back!

Saturdays June 1 & 8. Workshop with Jaime Ortega: Move to Heal
SAT 12-1pm, First Park

FREE
This class is for those struggling with health issues of their own or that of a loved one. We use movement and somatic practices to support healing processes. Sourcing from both western and eastern traditions, we will play with movement, breath, sound and imagery to encourage self-empowerment as it relates to our health and well-being.

Read about more upcoming FREE Saturday workshops at FSG here!

Upcoming Workshop.

International Dance Dialogues Workshop with Chrysa Parkinson.
Monday-Wednesday June 24-26 10am-3pm
Avenue C Studio, 55 Avenue C (at E 4th St)
$105 Full Workshop, $40 Single Days
REGISTER ONLINE
Performers and Authorship
A performer’s authorship is an ongoing series of events: looping back, rebuilding, erasing, uncovering, disenchanting, replacing, and stumbling into unknown territory. Anything you as a performer represent or produce is temporary, but part of a contained continuity. This continuity is not necessarily progressive, doesn’t necessarily improve or devolve. It has plasticity. It’s a continuity that both accepts and resists form, folds and swells, is flexible and forceful. This workshop aims at adding to the ongoing process of skillful perception by engaging with submerged fictions through physical performance practices. Language will be useful for its ability to distinguish one thing from another. Physical experience will be useful for its ability to humble and destabilize these distinctions. Performance experience will be useful.

Classes this week with…

Levi Gonzalez. Morning Class.
Wednesday, Friday. 10:00am-12:00pm. $14.
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor.

No class May 27
Using the morning technique class structure as a model, this class will focus on dance as a physical, conceptual, and experiential practice, with an emphasis on the cultivation of presence inside of the forms. Class will begin with imagery and gentle preparation culled from various bodywork modalities that access our awareness of the organs, the skeleton, gravity, and energetic pathways through the architecture of the body and into the space. Class will expand into technical exercises, choreographic structures, improvisations, and performance constructs, exploring ways to engage with the material through precise and imaginative means. No class May 27.

Jennifer Nugent. Morning Class.
Tuesday & Thursday. 10:00am-12:00pm. $14.
Danspace Project, 131 E. 10th Street.

Using improvisational and set warm-ups, we will focus on the volume and weight inside the body and its relationship to the floor. Exercises that bring awareness to the feet, spine, and pelvic floor encourage the feeling of release in the limbs, allowing us to fall and suspend off-center, simultaneously finding a grounded flexible base of support. Using these physical tools, we will explore sensation, instinct, and the inherent musicality inside the body, phrasing. All the while dancing, we will work toward a more grounded and direct approach to movement.

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

Note: There are no classes on Monday this week! Happy Memorial Day!

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

Janet Panetta. Ballet for Contemporary Dancers.
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. 12:00 pm-2:00 pm. $17.
Gibney Dance Center Studio 6, 890 Broadway.

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

Shakti Smith. 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.

Jen Rosenblit. look at me don’t look at me.
Saturday. 11:00 am-1:00 pm. $14.
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor.

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