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MELT – An Eco-Poetic Approach to Dance Improvisation and Performance

Chris Aiken

10:00am – 12:00pm
January 6, 2020
Movement Research

150 1st Avenue New York, NY 10009

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2nd Avenue

  • Registration is OPEN!
  • Multi-workshop registration discounts available!

In this workshop, we will examine the delicate relationships between perception, action and the poetic imagination through improvised dance making. We will begin with the assumption that dancing and performing are shaped not only by physical and compositional skill but by our capacities to be in resonance with others and the nested worlds we live in. We will practice tuning ourselves and our actions in real time. The ecological approach includes personal, cultural, political and social contexts. Come ready to move, perform and imagine.



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Chris Aiken

Chris Aiken is recognized internationally for his work as a dance maker and teacher of dance improvisation, performance, and contact improvisation. His work has evolved through long-term collaborations with Angie Hauser, Andrew Harwood, Kirstie ...