Video Clips from Movement Research at The Judson Church 2.14.2011

Video clips from Movement Research at the Judson Church, February 14, 2011. Featuring work by Saúl Ulerio, Lindsay Clark, Jacob Slominski

Three related feelings

Made by Jacob Slominski, with help from the performers
Performed by Jacob Slominski, Laurel Snyder, and Effie Bowen

This is a preliminary sketch of some new ideas. Thanks to Jesse Zaritt for helpful feedback.

Jacob Slominski is in his second year in New York City, where he has performed with Faye Driscoll and Ishmael Houston-Jones. He grew up in San Diego, and graduated from Cornell University in 2007, where he was commissioned to co-choreograph the annual dance concert in 2009. He has performed work at Cornell, the American Dance Festival, in Rome, and at the Brooklyn Arts Exchange.

The Delinquency and Other People’s Music

Made and Performed by Lindsay Clark
Music by Whitney Houston, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Otis Redding, Aaron Copland

Lindsay Clark grew up in California and North Carolina. She has worked with Shen Wei Dance Arts, Faye Driscoll, Jennie Mary Tai Liu, Yve Laris Cohen, Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People, and Vanessa Anspaugh. Lindsay is a 2010/11 Fresh Tracks Artist in Residence at DTW. She makes/performs her own work and loves to take/teach ballet class. She is currently working on a new project with the John Jasperse Company. Lindsay holds a MFA from Hollins University.

an ocean in between

Conceived by Saúl Ulerio
Executed by Mei Yamanaka and Saúl Ulerio
Sound by Saúl Ulerio

As part of the beginning of our new process, we are here tonight to collect some data. We might call it an initial adaptation too. Based on the ideas of Romanticism–feel free to subjectivize on what those are–we are trying to find useful notions to continue this process/practice. In music there are “Symphonic Poems” or “Tone Poems,” and I want to think that in Dance there are “Danceable Poems.”

Saúl Ulerio is a dancemaker and musician from the Dominican Republic. His choreographic works has been shown at Dixon Place’s Moving Men and Underexposed series, Movement Research at the Judson Church and Teatro IATI. He was a 2009-2010 STREB Emerging Artist grant recipient, as well as a 2010-2011 Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative nominee. Saúl is also a member of the 4th Teacher Certification Program in Klein TechniqueTM. Many thanks to Mei Yamanaka, Jeanine Durning and Susan Klein!

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