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Podcast: Studies Project 10/6/2015 – What I’ve Learned about Choreography from Watching Movies, Films (and TV)

Movement Research Studies Project, “What I’ve Learned about Choreography from Watching Movies, Films (and TV)” – October 6, 2015
Conceived by Melinda Ring
Moderated by Ryan Hill
With panelists Layla Childs, Tere O’Connor, Melinda Ring, Sonya Robbins and Larissa Velez-Jackson


Listen to the Podcast here:
Studies Project 10/6/15: What I’ve Learned about Choreography from Watching Movies, Films (and TV)

How do the things we watch inform our dance making? What have our (guilty) pleasures, high and low, taught us about form, timing, structure, etc? Does our connection to TV, film and movies keep us attuned to this moment’s mind-image zeitgeist, and conversely, does a lack of attention to these mediums create a gap in relevance of this art form to contemporary culture? Panelists discussed their perspective on these questions followed by a group conversation with everyone present.

October 6: Studies Project LIVE STREAM

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What I’ve Learned about Choreography from Watching Movies, Films (and TV)

with panelists Layla Childs, Tere O’Connor, Melinda Ring, Sonya Robbins and Larissa Velez-Jackson
Moderated by Ryan Hill
Conceived by Melinda Ring

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

Click here to RSVP 

How do the things we watch inform our dance making? What have our (guilty) pleasures, high and low, taught us about form, timing, structure, etc? Does our connection to TV, film and movies keep us attuned to this moment’s mind-image zeitgeist, and conversely, does a lack of attention to these mediums create a gap in relevance of this art form to contemporary culture? Panelists will discuss their perspective on these questions followed by a group conversation with everyone present.

Live stream will begin at 6:15pm.

Click here for live stream

Photo collage by Larissa Velez-Jackson

The Week Ahead. July 1-7.

This Week at Movement Research… Our regular classes are winding down for the summer, but MELT is only one week away!

Summer MELT 2013: July 8 – August 9.
There are still spots available in some workshops! Click here to find out which, or to get on the waiting list for any sold out workshops.

Upcoming Workshops and Events.

MELT “Movie Nights”
6:45pm on July 11, 16, 23, 29 & August 6
No reservations required; FREE
Read more on our website
July dates take place at Jimmy’s No. 43, 43 East 7th Street
August 6 takes place at The New School, Room 464, 65 W 11th Street

This summer’s MELT will include a special weekly movie night hosted by MELT composition faculty. These events feature work that inspires, influences, engages and/or represents the artists’ current creative process and artistic concerns. The screenings provide an opportunity for a more in-depth dialogue between students and teachers beyond the workshop setting, as well as a chance to connect in a more social environment.
“Movie Nights” will be led by: Donna Uchizono, Dean Moss, Tere O’Connor, DD Dorvillier, and Neil Greenberg.

MELT Reading Groups
July 15 8pm with Jenn Joy: Tremulous Histories
July 24 6:30pm with Susan Mar Landau: Blood and Ketchup
Jimmy’s No. 43, 43 E 7th Street

FREE
Learn more and download the readings on our website.

Ongoing Classes This Week With… (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.
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor.

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

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

Improvisation Jam. Open Space.
Sunday. 5-8 pm. Free.
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor.

The Week Ahead. July 1-7, 2012.

This Week at Movement Research…

Classes this Week with: Janet Panetta, Barbara Mahler, Charlie Mosey.

and….

A VERY SPECIAL EVENT….

Movement Research celebrates the
50th Anniversary of the 1st Judson Dance Theater Performance!
Featuring:
Carolee Schneemann, Elaine Summers and more

Friday July 6
8PM Judson Memorial Church
55 Washington Square South
FREE

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Photo of Simone Forti, Sleepwalkers, by Jason Underhill

Last week to register for MELT Summer 2012!
MELT is almost completely SOLD OUT

Reserve your space now for workshops with
Lance Gries
,  K.J. Holmes,  Joe Levasseur, Barbara Mahler and David Thomson.

July 9 – August 10th 2012
MON – FRI  10am-6pm Daily

Pay and Fill out Registration!

More on MELT!

This summer you will definitely be melting in the sun, but just to make sure you melt at the perfect degree we’ve lined up five weeks of intensive workshops that will not only knock your socks off, but will also put a pep in your step!

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 an innovative artists in the field of dance today.

Five weeks of intensive workshops with internationally acclaimed faculty. Melt Faculty includes: Irene Dowd, Levi Gonzalez, Neil Greenberg, Lance Gries, K.J. Holmes, Ishmael Houston-Jones, Jen Joy, Eva Karczag, Pooh Kaye, Jennifer Lacey, Joe Levasseur, Barbara Mahler, Tere O’Connor, Jimena Paz, Lisa Race, Vicky Shick, RoseAnne Spradlin, David Thomson

The Week Ahead. June 25- 30, 2012.

The Week Ahead. June 25- 30, 2012.

This Week at Movement Research…

Classes this Week with:  Vicky Shick, Janet Panetta, Barbara Mahler, Miguel Gutierrez, Shelly Senter, Karl Anderson and Jen Abrams.


Upcoming.

Save the Date :::  July 6, 2012!
50th Anniversary of Judson Dance Theater’s First Performance
Hosted by Movement Research
8PM, Judson Memorial Church 55 Washington Square South
Free Admission ::: More details to come!


MELT Summer 2012 is almost completely sold out!
Reserve your space now.

July 9 – August 10th 2012

MON – FRI  10am-6pm Daily
The only workshops still available are:

Levi Gonzalez,  Lance Gries,  K.J. Holmes,  Pooh Kaye, Joe Levasseur,
Barbara Mahler,  David Thomson

Pay and Fill out Registration Here:

More on MELT!

This summer you will definitely be melting in the sun, but just to make sure you melt at the perfect degree we’ve lined up five weeks of intensive workshops that will not only knock your socks off, but will also put a pep in your step!

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 an innovative artists in the field of dance today.

The Week Ahead. June 18-23, 2012.

This Week at Movement Research…

Monday June 18. Movement Research at the Judson Church.
Please join us for our 20th Anniversary Celebration!
8 PM. Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South.

Featuring works by Linda Austin, Sophia Ribeiro, Scotty Heron & Layard Thompson, David Thomson*
* 2011 Movement Research Artist-in-Residence

Classes this Week with: Vicky Shick, Janet Panetta, Barbara Mahler, Miguel Gutierrez, Shelly Senter, Karl Anderson, Jen Abrams.


Upcoming.

MELT Summer 2012 is selling out!
Reserve your space now.
July 9 – August 10th 2012
MON – FRI  10am-6pm Daily

Five weeks of intensive workshops with internationally acclaimed faculty. Melt Faculty includes: Irene Dowd, Levi Gonzalez, Neil Greenberg, Lance Gries, K.J. Holmes, Ishmael Houston-Jones, Jen Joy, Eva Karczag, Pooh Kaye, Jennifer Lacey, Joe Levasseur, Barbara Mahler, Tere O’Connor, Jimena Paz, Lisa Race, Vicky Shick, RoseAnne Spradlin, David Thomson

Pay and Fill out Registration Here

The Week Ahead. April 30 – May 5, 2012.

The Week Ahead. April 30 – May 5, 2012.

This Week at Movement Research…

Monday April 30th. Movement Research at the Judson Church
8 PM. 55 Washington Square South.
Featuring works by Lindsay Gilmour, Laurel Tentindo, Jenn McGinn, Paola Irun.

Wednesday May 2nd.  Open Performance.
8 PM.  A.R.T./New York South Oxford Space.
Featuring works by Asher Woodworth, Jennifer Pommiss, Emily Winkler-Morey, Aaron McGloin.
Moderated by Rebecca Davis **

** 2010 Movement Research Artist-in-Residence

Classes this Week with:  Emily Faulkner, Kathy Westwater, Juliette Mapp, Irene Dowd, Barbara Mahler, Rebecca Brooks, Karl Anderson, K.J Holmes and Bradley Ellis.

Upcoming.

Workshop with Kathy Westwater
MON WED FRI, April 30, May 2, May 4
10 pm-12pm
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway
$60

Register
SHAKE/WALK
Taking two everyday forms of movement, we will allow these forms to disorganize within, and to be disorganizing of, our bodies. This process will lead us into understandings of function and form and also into expressive potentials that arise within experimental states of disorder. As we explore in solo, duet, and ensemble improvisations, moving periodically in contact and/or with eyes closed, the lines between states of order and disorder will be at times stark and at others blurred. The sensations that arise within this unstable and unbound matrix range from relaxing to energizing, from disorienting to freeing.

Workshop with Jill Sigman
SEEING : REPEATING : RITUAL
THURS FRI May 17 – May 18
2:30-5:30pm

Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway
$60

Register
SEEING : REPEATING : RITUAL
How do we construct our visual field and how is movement constructed by our visual field? How does perception- visual, aural, olfactory- influence movement? How can we achieve heightened perception (without mushrooms)? What is the role of repetition? And how does the connection between perception and movement relate to certain kinds of cultural rituals? This spring I will be co-teaching a course with an anthropologist at Wesleyan University. While the explorations in this workshop will be purely movement-based, they will grow out of the development of this course and the included readings and discussions about ritual, shamanism, and medical anthropology.

MELT Summer 2012
July 9 – August 10
MON – FRI  10am – 6pm Daily

Pay and Fill out Registration Form
Five weeks of intensive workshops with internationally acclaimed faculty. Melt Faculty includes: Irene Dowd, Levi Gonzalez, Neil Greenberg, Lance Gries, K.J. Holmes, Ishmael Houston-Jones, Jen Joy, Eva Karczag, Pooh Kaye, Jennifer Lacey, Joe Levasseur, Barbara Mahler, Tere O’Connor, Jimena Paz, Lisa Race, Vicky Shick, RoseAnne Spradlin, David Thomson.

Movement Research Spring  Gala

Honoring
Anne E. Delaney, Ishmael Houston-Jones & Yvonne Meier

May 21, 2012

Judson Memorial Church
55 Washington Square South
New York, NY

Cocktails 6pm
Seated Dinner 6:30pm
Performance and Party 8pm
Purchase Tickets

The Week Ahead. April 16-20th, 2012.

This Week at Movement Research…

Monday April 16. Movement Research at the Judson Church.
Featuring works by Jessica Ray, PearsonWidrig DanceTheater, Megan Byrne, Rebecca Davis**

Wednesday April 4. Open Performance.
Featuring works by Tara Lee Burns & Kellie Ann Lynch, Rebecca McArthur, Tatyana & Ezra Tenenbaum, Kaitlin Hines,
Moderated by Miriam Wolf**

** 2010 Movement Research Artist-in-Residence

Classes this Week with: Lindsey Dietz Marchant, David Zambrano, Juliette Mapp, Irene Dowd, Barbara Mahler, Rebecca Brooks, K.J Holmes and Bradley Ellis.
Note: Kayvon Pourazar subs for Juliette Mapp on April 19.

Upcoming.

Workshop with Kathy Westwater
April 30, May 2, May 4. $60
MON WED FRI 10 AM-12 PM
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway

Register Online
www.movementresearch.org/classesworkshops/classdescriptions/?class=workshops

SHAKE/WALK
Taking two everyday forms of movement, we will allow these forms to disorganize within, and to be disorganizing of, our bodies. This process will lead us into understandings of function and form and also into expressive potentials that arise within experimental states of disorder. As we explore in solo, duet, and ensemble improvisations, moving periodically in contact and/or with eyes closed, the lines between states of order and disorder will be at times stark and at others blurred. The sensations that arise within this unstable and unbound matrix range from relaxing to energizing, from disorienting to freeing.

MELT Summer 2012
July 9 – August 10th 2012
MON – FRI 10am-6pm Daily

Five weeks of intensive workshops with internationally acclaimed faculty. Melt Faculty includes: Irene Dowd, Levi Gonzalez, Neil Greenberg, Lance Gries, K.J. Holmes, Ishmael Houston-Jones, Jen Joy, Eva Karczag, Pooh Kaye, Jennifer Lacey, Joe Levasseur, Barbara Mahler, Tere O’Connor, Jimena Paz, Lisa Race, Vicky Shick, RoseAnne Spradlin, David Thomson

Pay and Fill out Registration Here:
www.movementresearch.org/classesworkshops/melt/register.php

Movement Research Spring Gala!
May 21, 2012
Honoring Anne E. Delaney, Ishmael Houston-Jones & Yvonne Meier

Judson Memorial Church
55 Washington Square South
New York, NY
6pm, Cocktails
6:30pm, Seated Dinner
8pm, Performance and Party
Click Here to Purchase Tickets

The Week Ahead. May 16-22, 2011.

This Week at Movement Research…

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Movement Research Workshops Spring 2011

Don’t miss these GREAT workshops!!

Pre-register online at:
http://www.movementresearch.org/classesworkshops/classdescriptions/archives.php?archive=18&class=workshops

John Jasperse
April 17 SUN 2:30 pm-5:30 pm Eden’s Expressway
April 24 SUN 2:30 pm-5:30 pm Center for Performance Research
April 30 SAT 4:30 pm-8:30 pm Eden’s Expressway
$100

In this workshop we will explore what matters to us and how we might work with those concerns in creating dance and performance. In order to do this in such a short time, in advance of the workshop, I need all participants to write me an email (details provided after registration) that lists one concern which doesn’t necessarily have any direct and obvious relationship to dance and performance as well as one concern that relates more directly to dance and performance specifically. It is crucial that these concerns are genuinely of interest to each of the participants as they will form the foundation of the workshop. From this list, we will generate and execute scores to experiment with in class. Concerns are due by April 11. If there is any confusion about this, I will attempt to resolve this with the individual participants over the next days. All participants will receive a full list of all the participants’ concerns by mid-week prior to session 1. In session 1 we will discuss the list of concerns and attempt to jointly make and try some scores in a democratic group process to physically work with in the studio that abstract these concerns. Between session 1 and 2 participants will be asked to continue this process with this list of concerns on their own. In Session 2 we will physically work in the studio with the scores individual participants have generated over the week, both as solos duets and groups. In session 3 we will work trying to compositionally co-relate explorations which emerged of interest to us in the first 2 sessions. Ideally all participants will commit to attending all three sessions. If this is impossible, participants must have attended prior sessions in order to come, i.e. you can take sessions 1 and 2 and not attend session 3, but you can’t attend session 3 if you haven’t attended sessions 1 and 2. Similarly, you can’t attend session 2 if you haven’t come to session 1.

Barbara Mahler
April 18- April 25 MON 6-7:30pm
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway
$18 per drop-in session

A slow movement workshop, for all levels, this class is based on the essential principles of the body and mind which make of up the foundation of Klein Technique. Its goal is to bridge the gap between the slow and focused depth of work done in the stretch and placement classes to moving and dancing. It will utilize and explain the relationship and importance of the pelvis in relationship to efficiency and clarity of movement and then weave together the important connections in the body to better facilitate clarity, articulation, and coordination for powerful and rich moving. Each session begins with a particular warm-up, which changes each week, and ends with moving across the floor to bring all the parts of the class together as a whole. It is recommended that drop-in students have had some experience with Klein Technique.
www.barbaramahler.net, www.kleintechnique.com

Mariangela Lopez
April 24 – May 15 SUN 4-6pm
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway
$10 per session

This workshop is open to everyone interested in sharing movement experiences. We will practice listening to our instincts as movers and disregarding all preconceived ideas of how one “should” move in space. The participants will explore their own creative movement potential by releasing personal memories and perceptions of their own environment by utilizing the power of the group to build a collective experience. This workshop is about finding ways to make more visceral choices rather than intellectualizing the design of the body in the space. It is about experiencing the joy for moving and dancing to become totally physical and present, yet connected to our internal states.


Jim Clayburgh

April 26 – April 29
TUE, WED, THURS, FRI 12:15 pm-2:45 pm
Avenue C Studio
$75

How to Talk to, Deal With, and Learn to Love/Hate Designers
Master Class with Jim Clayburgh. How to talk to, deal with, and learn to love/hate designers. Jim Clayburgh, scenographer, discusses his system that helps him “speak” with choreographers. In addition to his work with The Wooster Group, Mr. Clayburgh has designed theater pieces at the Salzburg Festival, Pepsico Festival, The New York Shakespeare Festival, The Ontological-Hysteric Theater, Creation Company, Mabou Mines and Second Stage including work directed by Richard Foreman, David Rabe, Des McAnuff, Wilford Leach, Matthew Maguire, Hal Hartley, Isabella Soupart, and Jeffrey M. Jones. He has designed lighting for dance pieces by Rosas, Compagnie Michele Anne de Mey, Compagnie Pierre Droulers, Joji Inc, Wim Vandekeybus, the musical Ensemble, Ictus and Walpurgis all Belgian companies, and as well for the Ballet de Geneve (Suisse), EN-KNAP (Slovenia). In opera, Mr. Clayburgh ‘s work includes “Aventures Nouvelles Adventures”of Ligeti, produced by the Monnaie/Munt on Brussels for which he conceived and co-directed with Pierre Droulers and designed the decor, lighting and costumes. Mr. Clayburgh designed the lighting for “Reppresentatione di Anima et di Corpo” of Cavalieri also at the Monnaie/Munt.

Kenji Takagi

May 16 – May 20 MON, TUE, WED, THURS, FRI
2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Gina Gibney Studio
$75

Motivating Dynamics
What is true motivation for movement? When does dance feel real? What qualities contribute to the dynamic momentum of a dance phrase? Contrasts between extreme spatial extension and central impacts, risky and playful handling of body weight and creating or overcoming resistance will be explored. Each class will consist of a warm up based on Laban analysis, and then I will offer ideas for creating and executing movement in an open research situation.

Barbara Dilley
May 23-26 MON-THURS 12:30-3:30pm
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway
$30

The Red Square: a Place marked out for Divination
To strengthen our composing muscles, our intuition, our finding of patterns, stories ~ the way home. Using large Red twine to enclose a space, letting the power generate and invoke patterns, designs, stimulating our image-in-ation/visualization. Not dancing only inside but also composing: with self/others/allies (objects)/text and sound and, possibly, dark and light.

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