The Week Ahead. April 19-25, 2010

This Week at Movement Research…classes, schedule changes, performances, and more!

abigail-levine-by-ian-douglas

Monday April 19. Movement Research at the Judson Church .
8pm. Judson Memorial Church at 55 Washington Square South.
Featuring work by Burr Johnson, Paul Matteson, Athena Malloy

Wednesday April 21. Open Performance.
8pm. DTW David White Studio at 219 West 19th Street, 3rd Floor.
Featuring work by Lillie DeArmon, (SHY)dance, small apple co., Mala Kline
Moderated by Olive McKeon

Classes this Week.
Join us for classes with faculty: Juliette Mapp, Shelley Senter, K.J. Holmes, Irene Dowd, Barbara Mahler, Margaret Paek and Miguel Gutierrez.

Check out our Skinner Releasing Technique Classes taught by Karl Anderson. They are held for 6 hours, one Saturday per month, at Randy Warshaw Studio, and cost $50 each. Upcoming class dates for Skinner Releasing Technique are:
SAT April 17 12-6pm
SAT May 29 12-6pm
SAT June 19 12-6pm

Upcoming.

Studies Project: The Pain Panel, conceived/moderated by Kathy Westwater
Wednesday, April 27th, 7:30pm, Free
Abrons Arts Center
Body-based artists who use their medium to express what has been described as the inexpressible, and as destroying of even the ability to express, talk about the role of pain in their creative process. Yve Laris Cohen on surgery as performative sculpture and the accumulation of trauma; Peggy Gould on the anatomy of pain; Jennifer Miller on fire, ropes, and knives: tropes of the sideshow; George Emilio Sanchez on class, race, and existentialism; and Christopher Williams on the tortured lives of saints.

SPECIAL EVENT!

BREATH MADE VISIBLE
A screening of the feature length film about the life and career of Anna Halprin followed by Q & A with Anna Halprin and Ruedi Gerber.
Friday April 23 & Saturday April 24. Cinema Village, 22 E. 12th Street, 212-924-3363.
Exact time TBA (check www.argotpictures.com for showtimes)
http://www.cinemavillage.com/ http://www.argotpictures.com/

Admission Prices
General admission: $11.00
Students (with valid ID): $8.00
Senior Citizens (65 & older, with ID): $6.00
Children (under 13): $5.50

BREATH MADE VISIBLE, Directed by Ruedi Gerber
2009, 80 min. Switzerland, USA

BREATH MADE VISIBLE is the first feature length film about the life and career of Anna Halprin, the American dance pioneer who has helped redefine our notion of modern art with her belief in dance’s power to teach, heal, and transform at all ages of life.

This cinematic portrait blends recent interviews with counterparts such as the late Merce Cunningham, archival footage, including her establishment of the first multiracial dance company in the U.S, and excerpts of current performances such as “Parades and Changes” at the Georges Pompidou Center in Paris, to weave a stunning, inspiring account of one of the most important cultural icons in modern dance.

ALSO, Summer MELT schedule is now posted online.
REGISTER NOW for awesome summer workshops with faculty including: Irene Dowd, Beth Goren, Neil Greenberg, Lance Gries, K.J. Holmes, Ishmael Houston-Jones, Joe Levasseur, Barbara Mahler, Yvonne Meier, Jennifer Monson, Jeremy Nelson, Jennifer Nugent, Tere O’Connor, Vicky Shick, Donna Uchizono, and Gwen Welliver
www.movementresearch.org/classesworkshops/melt/

photo: Abigail Levine by Ian Douglas

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