The Week Ahead. November 30-December 5. Fall Festival and More.

This week at Movement Research:
Fall Festival 2009: What Does Dance Have to Say?, workshops and performances, regularly scheduled classes and events, and more!
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photo: Douglas Dunn by Boyd Hagan

Fall Festival Workshops this week include:

Anne Iobst and John Walker: Dare to Perform It
November 30, December 1 and 2 , M TU W 12:30-5:30pm
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, $100

Ishmael Houston-Jones and Yvonne Meier: Releasing it all then putting it back together
November 30 – December 4, M-Th 10am-1pm, F 9-11:40am
Danspace Project, $150

Layard Thompson: subjecting Subjectivity – Experiments in playful mindbody perceptions
December 4, FRI 12:30-5:30pm
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, $50

*You can register online or come to the first day of the workshop with payment!


photos: Anne Iobst, Yvonne Meier by Eva Hurley, Ishmael Houston-Jones by Daniel Clifton, Layard Thompson by Benji Russel

No Movement Research at the Judson Church Monday November 30. Judson performances will resume on Monday December 14.

Monday November 30, 8pm: Say it Out Loud
Via Della Pace (basement room)
Admission: two drink minimum
Festival Opening Party! 30-second performances by all of the festival participants. Tell them what you think!

photo: Dynasy Handbag by Ves Pitts

Wednesday December 2, 8pm: Open Performance.
DTW David R. White Studio at 219 West 19th Street.
Feauturing works by The Ayoj Llewop Body Politic, Mariana Valencia/Rhinoceros Event, Matthew Westerby, Annie Sailer Dance Company
Moderated by Moderated by Pavel Zustiak, 2008 Movement Research Artist-in-Residence

Wednesday December 2, 9pm: Dare to Perform It
Jimmy’s 43
Admission: two drink minimum
5-minute performances by participants in Anne Iobst and Jonathan Walker’s workshop


photo: Melanie Maar and Kenta Nagai by Verena Kurz

Thursday-Saturday: Fall Festival Performances at Danspace Project. Tickets are $18, or $12 for Danspace Project members. You can also buy a festival pass for just $36. The pass gets you into all 3 nights of performances at Danspace Project-that’s 3 for the price of 2! The pass in only available for advance purchase!! Buy tickets at

Thursday December 3 at 8pm: Dance Gives Drama

Danspace Project,
Hosted by Neal Medlyn
Performances by Johanna Constantine, MGM Grand, Dynasty Handbag, Stanley Love, and Melanie Maar and Kenta Nagai

photo: Melanie Maar and Kenta Nagai by Verena Kurz

Friday December 4 at 8pm: When Worlds Collide
Danspace Project,
Hosted by The Factress
Performances by The Naked Lady (Anne Iobst), Big Art Group, Douglas Dunn, David Neumann, and Okwui Okpokwasili with Peter Born

Saturday December 5 at 8pm: Ishmael Houston-Jones’ Messies: Dance Shouts at the World
Danspace Project,
Hosted by Ishmael Houston-Jones
Performances by Monstah Black, Christine Elmo, Jack Ferver, Aki Sasamoto and Arturo Vidich, and Layard Thompson

*Class Schedule Changes:
On Wednesday December 2, Alexander Technique will be held at Douglas Dunn Studio at 541 Broadway, 3rd Floor.

Classes this Week.
Join us for regularly scheduled classes with faculty: Jennifer Nugent, Shelley Senter, Barbara Mahler, Irene Dowd, K.J. Holmes and Karl Leroy Anderson.

photo: Layard Thompson by Julietta Cervantes

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