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Alan Sondheim on Wed, 6 Jan 2010 03:11:25 +0100 (CET)


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DANCE / MOVEMENT CLASSES AT DNA!


Foofwa d'Imobilite (and Alan Sondheim)

(Foofwa is a brilliant teacher - I've seen him teach a number of times.)

Dance New Amsterdam
280 Broadway, 2nd Floor (entrance on Chambers)
New York, NY 10007
Phone: 212.625.8369
E-mail: info {AT} dnadance.org

Description below -

Foofwa d'Imobilite
Post Merce Neoformalism Dance Training
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: noon-2pm
January 13th-January 15th

Foofwa d'Imobilite and Alan Sondheim
Body States: New Explorations in Movement Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 2-4pm
January 18th-January 22nd

Class Descriptions

Post Merce Neoformalism Dance Training

Foofwas classes are informed by his professional training in Ballet (in the Stuttgart Ballet from 87 to 90) and the Cunningham technique (with MCDC from 91 to 98). His interest in post-modern approaches to the body and his own physical investigations after 12 years of choreography makes the training a gentle and fun awareness of the body possibilities in complex movements.

Body States: New Explorations in Movement w/ Foofwa & Alan Sondheim

Lately, Foofwa explored chaos in multiple ways. First, in playing with (un)balance, he was able to create disorder and indeterminacy in very formal dance phrases. Second, he was inspired by uncontrolled dancelike movements caused by muscle contractions that occur as symptoms of several different disorders called Chorea. And third, he made improvisations duplicating some of Alan Sondheims avatar moves-these avatars follow chaotic and humanly impossible movement patterns. These three examples will guide us to explore how very formal dances can become chaotic and excitingly so!

See also:

http://www.alansondheim.org/DNAclasses.jpg

http://www.dnadance.org/site/page-02permanent-classespermanent-classes/special-january-guests/


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