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PAST workshop

The Sounding Body: Speaking in Tongues

mayfield brooks

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6:30pm – 8:30pm
Wednesdays, October 2, 2019
Movement Research, 122 Community Center

150 1st Avenue New York, NY 10009

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In this workshop we will work with breath, utterance, bodily tremors, and speaking in tongues. We will explore the in between place of speaking and not speaking, dancing and not dancing. How does one approach the unspeakable in a dance? As we improvise dances moved by breath, and language moved by utterance, we will also experiment with rupturing dances, songs or stories and intervene in what’s expected--to engage the poetics of rupture!

Pricing structure for Sounding Body Workshop series:

$180 for entire Wednesday series
$65 per three-week Wednesday night series with one artist
$30 for single Wednesday class drop-in
$40 for Saturday session with one artist

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mayfield brooks

mayfield brooks improvises while black, and is currently based in brooklyn, new york. mayfield is a movement-based performance artist, vocalist, urban farmer, writer, and wanderer. they studied contemporary dance at the school for new dance (snd...
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