Photo by Ryutaro Mishima


Secret Journey: Rove

Yoshiko Chuma


Francisco Córdova

12:30pm – 5:30pm
March 21 – March 28, 2020
Ninth Street Studio

150 1st Avenue New York, NY 10009

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Workshop dates and times:

March 21, 22, 28


$180 for 3 days of the workshop
$150 for 2 days of the workshop

Secret Journey: Rove

Francisco Córdova and Yoshiko Chuma join together to offer "Secret Journey: Rove", a three-day workshop March 21, 22, and 28. The workshop will culminate in a performance on March 30 at Judson Memorial Church at 8pm.

“Secret Journey: Rove" will be a movement laboratory utilizing the eclectic art making histories of Francisco Córdova and Yoshiko Chuma. The workshop material will manifest in conjunction with the participants’ responses, with an intention toward making and experiencing choreographies reflecting our present aesthetic and political circumstances.

Yoshiko Chuma was introduced to Francisco by David Zambrano at Tick Tack.

to Rove:

verb: rove - travel constantly without a fixed destination; wander.

noun (North American) - a journey, especially one with no specific destination; an act of wandering.

This is the third iteration of Secret Journey: Rove. The first took place in 2018 as a collaboration between Jodi Melnick and Yoshiko Chuma. The second took place in 2019 as a collaboration between Pat Catterson and Yoshiko Chuma.



Upcoming Classes

Secret Journey: Rove

Yoshiko Chuma, Francisco Córdova
Sun Mar 22 12:30pm - 5:30pm

Secret Journey: Rove

Yoshiko Chuma, Francisco Córdova
Sat Mar 28 12:30pm - 5:30pm

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Francisco Córdova

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