Video Clips from Movement Research at the Judson Church, December 12, 2011

Video Clips from Movement Research at the Judson Church, December 12, 2011.

Featuring works by The Movement Party: Zena Bibler & Katie Baer Schetlick, Rebecca Patek*, idiosynCrazy production, Makiko Tamura/small apple co.

*Movement Research 2011 Artist-In-Residence

B Sides
The Movement Party: Zena Bibler & Katie Baer Schetlick
Music by Patty Duke and others
iPod cases by Barbara Browning
Please take a turn on stage

The Movement Party is a group of individuals dedicated to providing citizens and non-citizens of any state, nation, or territory with more opportunities to move. We are a growing body politic committed to communication through a physicality threatened by the encroachment of a sedentary, voyeuristic life. The platform is simple: to establish a new awareness of people, place, thing, time, and sensation; to find new ways to move in old spaces, and old ways to move in new spaces; to move together in proximity and distance; to move in our environments and consider movement as a mode of experiencing new ones. We believe that a moving body opens a world of other possible mobilizations. For more info: www.movementparty.com Zena Bibler and Katie Baer Schetlick first met while obtaining their masters in Performance Studies at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Here they embarked on an exploration of the moving body over cups of coffee and experiments in Union Square Park. After several years of collaboration in thought and practice, they return to their most pressing question. How can we dance with an entire park? An entire city? An entire planet? They founded the Movement Party in 2010 to try to help find some answers…


Re: En(in)/Act /(Ment)
def: in action lies
Choreography and Performance by Rebecca Patek
Music by Rebecca Patek
Video by Rebecca Patek
Set Design by Rebecca Patek
Costumes and Makeup by Rebecca Patek
This work was made possible, in part, through The Movement Research Artist-in-Residence Program Residency Project, funded, in part, by the Jerome Foundation and the Leonard and Sophie Davis Fund.
Thank you to Michael Hitchcock and choreographic consultants Iele Paloumpis and Serena Edwards.

Rebecca Patek is a Brooklyn based choreographer and performance artist creating work that is a synthesis of dance, theater and comedy. Patek is currently a 2011 Artist-In-Residence at Movement Research. Recently, Patek has been awarded residencies at Dance Theater Workshop as part of Fresh Tracks Performance and Residency Program and at Atlantic Center for the Arts working with mentor Susan Marshall. Her work has been presented at Dance Theater Workshop, The Joyce Soho, Movement Research at the Judson Church, Dixon Place, Mulberry Street Theatre, The Tank, Aunts, Triskelion Arts, The LoFt, The Overture Center (Madison WI), Brickyard Pond (NH), and Nexus Foundation for Today’s Art, among others.


A Big Enough Grief
An idiosynCrazy production
Directed by Jumatatu Poe
Movement, text and performance by Jungwoong Kim, Jumatatu Poe and Will Robinson
Costumes by Katie Coble
Music by Margel Overton

idiosynCrazy productions is a dance/theater company based in Philadelphia, directed by Shannon Murphy, Shavon Norris, and Jumatatu Poe. The company’s work has been shown in Philadelphia, New York, Seattle, and Minneapolis. Their latest evening-length creation, Private Places , will premiere in the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival in September 2012.  Jumatatu Poe is originally from California, but has lived in Philadelphia since he was 14 years old. He is an artist and educator, currently teaching at Swarthmore College and University of the Arts.

point -scene B-
Choreography by Makiko Tamura, in collaboration with the dancers
Performed by Asami Morita, Dai Omiy, Ryoji Sasamoto, Makiko Tamura
Music by small apple co.
Costume by Makiko Tamura
Set design by Makiko Tamura

Makiko Tamura founded small apple co. in her native Japan in 2004, and moved to the U.S.A. in 2007. Since then, she has worked with Nathan Trice, Vanessa Justice, Ellis Wood and various other New York artists. Her works have been presented in newsteps choreographer’s series 2008 and 2010 at Chen Dance Center, Danspace Project Food For Thought in 2009 at St. Mark’s Church, RAW Material Fall 2009 and SPLICE: Japan │ Artists in Residence 2010-11 at DNA, Family Matters and Fresh Tracks 2010 at DTW, The A.W.A.R.D. Show! 2011 All-Stars at Joyce SoHo, 92nd Street Y Presents Fridays at Noon, DanceNOW 2011 at Joe’s Pub, CPR Presents: Fall Movement, and other NYC venues. Tamura is the recipient of the first-place prize in The A.W.A.R.D Show! 2009: New York City and the third-place prize in Festival Twenty Ten DanceNOW Challenge 2010. http://web.mac.com/smallapple.co

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