This week at MR August 25-31

This Week at Movement Research…

Our regular class schedule for the Fall 2014/Winter 2015 will start up next week on September 2nd. Until then, catch Karl Anderson’s Skinner Releasing class at 6pm on Wednesday, Janet Panetta’s Ballet for Contemporary Dancers and Advanced Professional Ballet Monday-Friday, and The Underscore at 5pm  Sunday, August 24!

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ONGOING CLASSES:

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Karl Anderson. Skinner Releasing Technique
August 20-December 18
Wednesday 6-9pm. $14

Randy Warshaw Studio

Janet Panetta. Ballet for Contemporary Dancers.
August 25-October 31, December 8-January 30
M T Th F 12-2pm $17

New Class. Advanced Professional Ballet
W F 10am-12pm $17
Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway 5th Floor

The Underscore. Underscore Facilitators.
This Sunday, August 24th.
2nd and 4th Sundays. 5-8pm. $5

Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway 4th Floor

  • August 22nd, 2014
  • Movement Research Staff

Week Ahead Blog Post August 18-24

This Week at Movement Research…

With the end of August upon us, most of our regular classes are on break. No worries, you can catch Karl Anderson’s Skinner Releasing class at 6pm on Wednesday, and The Underscore at 5pm on Sunday!

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ONGOING CLASSES:

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Karl Anderson. Skinner Releasing Technique
August 20-December 18
Wednesday 6-9pm. $14

Randy Warshaw Studio

Janet Panetta. Ballet for Contemporary Dancers.
No Class this Week.
August 25-October 31, December 8-January 30
M T Th F 12-2pm $17

New Class. Advanced Professional Ballet
W F 10am-12pm $17
Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway 5th Floor

The Underscore. Underscore Facilitators.
This Sunday, August 24th.
2nd and 4th Sundays. 5-8pm. $5

Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway 4th Floor

  • August 15th, 2014
  • Movement Research Staff

Week Ahead Blog Post – August 11-17

This Week at Movement Research…

Our regular classes are winding down with the end of summer, but catch Barbara Mahler’s last two classes until September 2nd, and the Underscore this Sunday!

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ONGOING CLASSES:

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Barbara Mahler. Klein Technique
Last week of class until September 2nd.
Tuesday, Thursday 10am-12pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor.

Janet Panetta. Ballet for Contemporary Dancers.
No Class this Week.
August 25-October 31, December 8-January 30
M T Th F 12-2pm $17

New Class. Advanced Professional Ballet
W F 10am-12pm $17
Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway 5th Floor

The Underscore. Underscore Facilitators.
This Sunday. 2nd and 4th Sundays. 5-8pm. $5
Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway 4th Floor

Week Ahead Blog Post-August 4-10

This Week at Movement Research…

 

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MELT “Movie Night” with Jennifer Monson

Tuesday August 5. 7pm.
Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway.
Free and open to all.

Jennifer Monson will be showing documentation from the Movement Research Festival, Spring 2014 fallow time.

If you came to the festival please come to discuss what has been generated from the fallow time experience and share your own documentation. If you weren’t able to attend the festival, come to the movie night to joint the conversation around the themes and concepts of the festival. We will be showing video, photos and written documents generated during and after fallow time. We will also distribute a zine that came out of the festival experience.

Hosted by a different MELT teaching artist each week, the MELT “Movie Night” series features work that inspires, influences, engages and/or represents that artist’s current creative process and artistic concerns. The screenings provide an opportunity for a more in-depth dialogue between students and teachers beyond the workshop setting, as well as a chance to connect in a more social environment.

 

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MELT Reading Group with Susan Mar Landau

THU August 7 7pm
Jimmy’s No. 43
43 East 7th Street (between 2nd & 3rd Avenues)
Open to all, Suggested donation $5

between us/the space/between us:
speculations on spectatorship

Placing Rancière’s “Emancipated Spectator” center stage, in tonight’s discussion we will move back and forth through time and texts to reflect on the “theater” and political philosophy’s parallel and, at times, collaborative exploration of spectatorship. Revisiting the territory both theorists and artists alike have mapped, we will cast our gaze and our conversation both from and towards the space of the spectator.

ABOUT SUSAN MAR LANDAU
Susan Mar Landau is a New York City based dramaturg and interdisciplinary artist. As a dramaturg she has collaborated with choreographers Vanessa Anspaugh, Aretha Aoki, Maximilian Balduzzi, Daria Faïn, Levi Gonzalez, Emily Johnson and Carlos Maria Romero. Landau holds a BA from Hampshire College, a M.A. in Performance Design and Practice from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, University of London, and a Graduate Certificate in Performance and Interactive Media Arts from CUNY.

 

Last Week of Movement Research Summer MELT Intensives 2014

Week 5. August 4-8

10am-12pm $120 Jeremy Nelson

1-3pm $120 Yvonne Meier

3:30-6pm $140 Jennifer Monson

Register here

Summer MELT 2014 will run from July 7 – August 8, 2014. All workshops take place at Danspace Project (131 10th Street), except where noted.

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ONGOING CLASSES:

Barbara Mahler. Klein Technique
Tuesday, Thursday 10am-12pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor.

Janet Panetta. Ballet for Contemporary Dancers.
July 28-August 8
M T Th F 12-2pm 

W 10am-12pm 
$17
Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway 5th Floor

The Underscore. Underscore Facilitators.
2nd and 4th Sundays. 5-8pm. $5
Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway 4th Floor

Week Ahead Blog Post – July 28-August 3

This Week at Movement Research…

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I AM ONE WHO Workshop with Raïna von Waldenburg

July 28-30 2014
Monday-Wednesday 12-4pm
Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway
$120

Developed during the past 21 years by Raïna von Waldenburg and based on the physical actor training of Jerzy Grotowski and Stephen Wangh (An Acrobat of the Heart), this innovative approach to performance teaches artists to embody the present moment with barefaced sincerity. A series of physical presence exercises trains the performer to literally bring all parts of him/herself into the work, generating impulses that are utterly alive, surprisingly truthful, and emotionally resonant. Performers learn to develop constructive vocabulary for giving and receiving critical feedback in an ensemble-based environment where peers are vital to the learning process.
Register here

 

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MELT “Movie Night” with Levi Gonzalez

Tuesday July 29. 7pm.
Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway.
Free and open to all.

Levi Gonzalez is a dance artist whose work has been presented in NYC and beyond for the past 14 years. He has performed with Donna Uchizono, John Jasperse, Juliette Mapp, Daria Faïn, ChameckiLerner, and Michael Laub, and has collaborated extensively with luciana achugar. He was a 2010-12 BAX Artist-in-Residence.

Hosted by a different MELT teaching artist each week, the MELT “Movie Night” series features work that inspires, influences, engages and/or represents that artist’s current creative process and artistic concerns. The screenings provide an opportunity for a more in-depth dialogue between students and teachers beyond the workshop setting, as well as a chance to connect in a more social environment.

 

Movement Research Summer MELT Intensives 2014

Week 4. July 28-August 1

9:45-11:45am Irene Dowd*
10am-12pm Juliette Mapp
12pm-4pm Raïna von Waldenburg** (July 28-30 only)
1-3pm Barbara Mahler (Sold Out)
3:30-6pm Levi Gonzalez

*Irene Dowd’s workshop takes place at Gibney Dance Center.
**Raïna von Waldenburg’s workshop takes place at Gibney Dance Center, and is not included in full week package.

Register here

Summer MELT 2014 will run from July 7 – August 8, 2014. All workshops take place at Danspace Project (131 10th Street), except where noted.

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ONGOING CLASSES:

Barbara Mahler. Klein Technique
Tuesday, Thursday 10am-12pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor.

Contact Improvisation with Bradley Teal Ellis.
Last class. July 30. Wednesday 6-8:30pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Fl.

Janet Panetta. Ballet for Contemporary Dancers.
July 28-August 8 M T Th F 12-2pm $17
New Class starting July 30 – Wednesday 10am-12pm
Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway 5th Floor

The Underscore. Underscore Facilitators.
2nd and 4th Sundays. 5-8pm. $5
Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway 4th Floor

Week Ahead Blog Post July 21-27

This Week at Movement Research…

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MELT “Movie Night” with Donna Uchizono

Tuesday July 22. 7pm.
Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway.
Free and open to all.
Donna Uchizono is a dance artist based in New York City and Artistic Director of Donna Uchizono Company, which has toured throughout the U.S, Europe and South America. A “Bessie” recipient, Uchizono has been recognized by numerous awards and grants including a Guggenheim Fellowship, Alpert Award, Rockefeller Map Fund, National Endowment for the Arts grants, New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships, Jerome Foundation, National Dance Project, and NPN among others. She has been commissioned to create work for Mikhail Baryshnikov, Paula Vogel, and most recently for the Oliver Sacks Festival in honor of his 90th birthday. http://www.donnauchizono.org/

 

Movement Research Summer MELT Intensives 2014

Week 3. July 21-25

Vicky Shick. Sold Out. Technique 10:00 am-12:00 pm $120

Jimena Paz.  Sold Out.  Feldenkrais® 1:00 pm-3:00 pm $120

Donna Uchizono. Making Dances: Using dance as the question and answer 3:30 pm-6:00 pm $140

Register here

Summer MELT 2014 will run from July 7 – August 8, 2014. All workshops take place at Danspace Project (131 10th Street), except where noted.

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ONGOING CLASSES:

Barbara Mahler. Klein Technique
Tuesday, Tursday 10am-12pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor.

Contact Improvisation with Bradley Teal Ellis.
July 2-July 30. Wednesday 6-8:30pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Fl.

Janet Panetta. Ballet for Contemporary Dancers.
July 7-18 & July 28-August 8 M T Th F 12-2pm $17
New Class starting July 30 – Wednesday 10am-12pm
Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway 5th Floor

The Underscore. Underscore Facilitators.
2nd and 4th Sundays. 5-8pm. $5
Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway 4th Floor

Week Ahead Blog Post July 14-20

This Week at Movement Research…

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MELT “Movie Night” with Kyle deCamp
Tuesday July 15. 7pm.
Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway.
Free and open to all.
Kyle deCamp is a “Bessie” winning artist whose cross-media performance work is an ongoing investigation of the intersections of art, history, and individual lives from multiple perspectives. She’s taught dance, theater and media practitioners at P.A.R.T.S. Brussels, Sarah Lawrence College, Princeton, Barnard/Columbia, and Movement Research. Her recent multimedia solo work Urban Renewal premiered at Crossing the Line Festival/FIAF NYC and Theatre de la Cite Paris 2013. More info at www.kyledecamp.com.

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MELT Reading Group with Susan Mar Landau
Thursday July 17. 7pm.
Jimmy’s No. 43
43 East 7th Street
Open to all, $5 suggested donation.
RSVP Here.
Who is a dance?
In this evening’s discussion we will come together to re-contextualize the “authorship question” within the context of contemporary dance. In an art form that is historically simultaneously ephemeral, embodied, and perceived and produced by a plurality of bodies, how and by whom is subjectivity and authorship performed, and towards what ends? Of the work we see and make today, might the question to ask be not “What is an Author?” but rather “Who is a dance?”

Movement Research Summer MELT Intensives 2014

Week 2. July 14-18

Neil Greenberg. Moving and Dancing: Some Strategies 10:00 am-12:00 pm $120

K.J. Holmes.  Sold Out.  Contact Improvisation Practices 1:00 pm-3:00 pm $120

Kyle deCamp. Workshop in Performance 3:30 pm-6:00 pm $140

Register here

Summer MELT 2014 will run from July 7 – August 8, 2014. All workshops take place at Danspace Project (131 10th Street), except where noted.

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ONGOING CLASSES:

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Barbara Mahler. Klein Technique
Tuesday, Tursday 10am-12pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor.
Barbara Mahler is a widely respected performer, choreographer, movement educator, bodyworker, and a recipient of a 2013 BAX Arts Educator Award. She travels extensively as a guest artist to many festivals and colleges across the U.S, Canada, and Europe, and as a master teacher of and major contributor in the development and outreach of Klein Technique™. Her choreographic vision and passion is the small and intimate dance. An alumni of Hunter College, NYC, she holds an MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Barbara has been a recipient of the Sage Cowles Land Grant, Meet the Composer, and has been a Movement Research Artist-in-Residence, a recipient of CAVE residency, and a member of LEAP, 2011-12. She is part of EMERGE 2014, a collaborative residency event at EarthDance. She is senior faculty and certified practitioner of ZeroBalancing. www.barbaramahler.net

Read Barbara’s class description here  

 

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Contact Improvisation with Bradley Teal Ellis.
July 2-July 30. Wednesday 6-8:30pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Fl.
Bradley Teal Ellis is a Brooklyn based improviser. Bradley has practiced Contact Improvisation for 15 years. He has performed improvisation at Dance Theater Workshop, MoMA PS1, Joyce Soho, 92nd Street Y, Movement Research at the Judson Church, Performa and other institutions. Bradley has been a guest teacher at UNC-Greensboro, University of the Arts, Temple University, Dance New Amsterdam (DNA), 100 Grand Studio, Gibney Dance, The New School for Dance and NYU’s Experimental Theater Wing.
Read Bradley’s class description here

Janet Panetta. Ballet for Contemporary Dancers.
July 7-18 M T Th F 12-2pm $17
Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway 5th Floor

The Underscore. Underscore Facilitators.
2nd and 4th Sundays. 5-8pm. $5
Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway 4th Floor

Week Ahead Blog Post July 7-13

This Week at Movement Research…

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MELT “Movie Night” with Dean Moss
Tuesday July 8. 7pm.
Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway.
Free and open to all.

 

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MELT Reading Group with Biba Bell
Thursday July 10. 7pm.
Jimmy’s No. 43
43 East 7th Street
Free and open to all. $5 suggested donation.
RSVP Here.

 

Movement Research Summer MELT Intensives 2014

Week 1. July 7-11

RoseAnne Spradlin. Deepening Technique, Explorations in Body-Mind Centering®) 10:00 am-12:00 pm $120

Hristoula Harakas.  Technique 1:00 pm-3:00 pm $120

Dean Moss. rituals and experience 3:30 pm-6:00 pm $140

Joe Levasseur. Lighting Design for Dance 6:30 pm-10:00 pm (M,T,W). 5:30 pm-9:30 pm (Th,F) Register here

Summer MELT 2014 will run from July 7 – August 8, 2014. All workshops take place at Danspace Project (131 10th Street), except where noted.

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ONGOING CLASSES:

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Barbara Mahler. Klein Technique™.
Tuesday, Thursday 10am-12pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway
Barbara Mahler is a widely respected performer, choreographer, movement educator, bodyworker, and a recipient of a 2013 BAX Arts Educator Award. She travels extensively as a guest artist to many festivals and colleges across the U.S, Canada, and Europe, and as a master teacher of and major contributor in the development and outreach of Klein Technique™. Her choreographic vision and passion is the small and intimate dance. An alumni of Hunter College, NYC, she holds an MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Barbara has been a recipient of the Sage Cowles Land Grant, Meet the Composer, and has been a Movement Research Artist-in-Residence, a recipient of CAVE residency, and a member of LEAP, 2011-12. She is part of EMERGE 2014, a collaborative residency event at EarthDance. She is senior faculty and certified practitioner of ZeroBalancing. www.barbaramahler.net
Read Barbara’s class description here
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Contact Improvisation with Bradley Teal Ellis.
July 2-July 30. Wednesday 6-8:30pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Fl.
Bradley Teal Ellis is a Brooklyn based improviser. Bradley has practiced Contact Improvisation for 15 years. He has performed improvisation at Dance Theater Workshop, MoMA PS1, Joyce Soho, 92nd Street Y, Movement Research at the Judson Church, Performa and other institutions. Bradley has been a guest teacher at UNC-Greensboro, University of the Arts, Temple University, Dance New Amsterdam (DNA), 100 Grand Studio, Gibney Dance, The New School for Dance and NYU’s Experimental Theater Wing.
Read Bradley’s class description here

Janet Panetta. Ballet for Contemporary Dancers.
July 7-18 M T Th F 12-2pm $17
Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway 5th Floor

The Underscore. Underscore Facilitators.
2nd and 4th Sundays. 5-8pm. $5
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway 4th Floor

Week Ahead Blog Post June 30-July 6

This Week at Movement Research…

Movement Research Summer MELT Intensives 2014

Register here 

Summer MELT 2014 will run from July 7 – August 8, 2014.
All workshops take place at Danspace Project (131 10th Street), except where noted.

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MORNING CLASS:

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Levi Gonzalez. Morning Class
June 18-July 2. Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10am-12pm. $14
Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor.
Levi Gonzalez is a dance artist whose work has been presented in NYC and beyond for the past 14 years. He has performed with Donna Uchizono, John Jasperse, Juliette Mapp, Daria Faïn, ChameckiLerner, and Michael Laub, and has collaborated extensively with luciana achugar. He was most recently a 2010-12 BAX Artist-in-Residence.
Read Levi’s class description here

 

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Contact Improvisation with Bradley Teal Ellis.
July 2-July 30. Wednesday 6-8:30pm. $14 
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Fl.
Bradley Teal Ellis is a Brooklyn based improviser. Bradley has practiced Contact Improvisation for 15 years. He has performed improvisation at Dance Theater Workshop, MoMA PS1, Joyce Soho, 92nd Street Y, Movement Research at the Judson Church, Performa and other institutions. Bradley has been a guest teacher at UNC-Greensboro, University of the Arts, Temple University, Dance New Amsterdam (DNA), 100 Grand Studio, Gibney Dance, The New School for Dance and NYU’s Experimental Theater Wing.
Read Bradley’s class description here

ONGOING CLASSES (Click here for full descriptions):

Barbara Mahler. Klein Technique™
No Class July 3.Tuesday, Thursday 10am-12pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

Levi Gonzalez. Morning Class
Last Week.  Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10am-12pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

Bradley Teal Ellis. Contact Improvisation
Wednesday 6-8:30pm. $14
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor

The Underscore. Underscore Facilitators
2nd and 4th Sundays 5-8pm $5
Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway 4th Floor
 
 

  • June 27th, 2014
  • Movement Research Staff

Movement Research at the Judson Church – June 16th, 2014

Featuring works by Julian Barnett, Katie Workum, Paul Singh, Caitlin Cook

 


My Own Private I-Don’t-Know
Choreography and performance by Julian Barnett
Music by Kieran Hebden
Dramaturgy by Jocelyn Tobias
My Own Private I-Don’t-Know is an experiment in communication, as well as a personal and indulgent response to a feeling of powerlessness. The work functions as a revealing, where layers of shifting perspectives build and expand perceptions of subjectivity and spectatorship. The work draws upon a research that proposes singing as an agent for choreography and is fixated on the performative-body as a context for culture, language, virtuosity and the absurd.

 


Black Lakes (work in progress)
Performers: Weena Pauly, Eleanor Smith, Katie Workum
Sound: James Lo
Evening length premiere at Mount Tremper Arts Summer Festival this August 8th and 9th.

 


Tomorrow Queen (excerpt in progress)
Choreographer: Paul Singh
Performers: Caitlin Scranton and Paul Singh
Soundscore: Text and editing by Paul Singh / Recording assistance by Natalie Gavilanes

 


Health Dance/Dance for the East Star (work in progress)
Choreographer: Caitlin Cook
Dancers: Caitlin Cook, Jessie Gold, Jennifer Kjos, Parker Lutz and Paige Martin
Set: Caitlin Cook and Krishana Collins
Music: Llewellyn

  • June 23rd, 2014
  • Movement Research Staff

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