PAST class

Rupture: Improvising In the Break

mayfield brooks

3:45pm – 5:45pm
June 9, 2016
$14

We practice performance training rooted in inquiry where we rigorously apply transgressive politics and physically embodied ruptures to sustain movement practice. We interrupt our own improvised dances. There is a rhythm that the dancer finds, creates and destroys. We improvise in a break or a stillness that carries rhythm. We touch space, time and each other. We ask questions: How does one negotiate rupture in a dance, song or story? How do we creatively intervene in what’s expected? Where does this intervention begin and end or does it have an ending?

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mayfield brooks

mayfield brooks improvises while black, and is currently based in brooklyn, new york on lenapehoking land, the homeland of the lenape people. mayfield is a movement-based performance artist, vocalist, urban farmer, writer, and wanderer. they are...
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