The Week Ahead. February 21-27, 2011.

This Week at Movement Research…

Monday February 21. Movement Research at the Judson Church.
8pm. 55 Washington Square South.
Featuring works by Justine Lynch, Shannon Gillen, Maximilian Balduzzi & Ben Spatz*, Marya Wethers

* Movement Research Artist-in-Residence 2010

Wednesday February 23. Open Performance
8pm. DTW David R. White Studio at 219 West 19th Street.
Featuring works by Sophia Ribeiro, Ingrid Nachstern, Marina Libel, Kaley Pruitt

Classes and Workshops.

Join us for classes with faculty: Barbara Mahler, Lisa Race, Levi Gonzalez, K.J. Holmes, Irene Dowd, Karl Anderson, Margaret Paek
Moving Speech Workshop with Mark Lorimer
Mon-Fri 12:30-2:30pm
February 21-25.
55 Avenue C (between 4th and 5th Streets)
$75 for the week, $18 for drop-in
register online at:
http://www.movementresearch.org/classesworkshops/IDD/index.php

Movement Research and IDD launched a partnership in 2011. More IDD workshops will take place throughout 2011. Please check our website and email announcements for future programming. http://www.movementresearch.org/

Skinner Releasing Technique with Karl Anderson
Saturdays 12-4pm
February 26
Randy Warshaw Studio, 115 Wooster Street b/w Prince and Spring, buzzer 2F
$30 per class
register online at:
http://www.movementresearch.org/classesworkshops/classdescriptions/index.php

Upcoming.

STUDIES PROJECT Series Spring 2011 Season
No reservations and admissions is free

MRX
Monday March 28, 8pm
Judson Memorial Church Meeting Hall
55 Washington Square South

Join us after the Movement Research at the Judson Church program for a post-performance discussion with the artists, who include Ohio State University MFA candidate Maree ReMalia, Dance Ireland artist Philip Connaughton, and NYC-based artists Jon Kinzel (2009 Movement Research Artist-in-Residence) and Katy Pyle. Moderated by Deborah Jowitt.

The Movement Research Exchange (MRX) is a vehicle to spur interaction and exchange among independent choreographers and their peers from within and outside the US, MRX enables Artists-in-Residence and faculty to travel outside their home environment for residency activities, informal showings, discussions, and teaching opportunities.

ICPP: Looking to New Models
Tuesday May 3, 7pm
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
125 Maiden Lane, 2nd Floor

Find out how the Institute for Curatorial Practices in Performance (ICCP), on the brink of its inaugural session, plans to address the needs and desires of constantly evolving communities of artists. Join Sam Miller (Director, ICPP) and others for this informal discussion.

“As we work to understand how performance can function within multiple landscapes, we must look to new models for understanding contemporary performance practice” -excerpt from the ICPP mission.

Commissions
Wednesday May 18, 7pm
Jimmy’s no. 43
43 E. 7th Street (between 2nd & 3rd Avenues)

How does power shift when dancers commission works from choreographers? This discussion will focus on the reasons for and ramifications of this kind of commissioning process, with a special focus on artistic concerns. Panelists include Jean Butler and Tere O’Connor, Marya Wethers and Daria Faïn, and Sonja Kostich and Brandi Norton of OtherShore. Moderated by Danielle Goldman.

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