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PAST class

Contact Improvisation - The Basics

Paul Singh

6:00pm – 8:00pm
Thursdays, June 21, 2018
Gibney at 280 Broadway

280 Broadway (Enter at 53A Chambers Street) New York, NY 10007

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  • There will be subs for Tim O'Donnell May 17 – June 28.

Contact Improvisation, initiated by dancer Steve Paxton in 1972, is a partnering dance form that plays with the physics between bodies and gravity. Skills such as rolling, releasing, giving and supporting weight, expanding range of spatial concentration, lifting, catching and falling all help one move with and through gravity, share weight in motion, and use momentum and flow in physical contact. These weekly classes, open to people of all levels of movement experience, are informed by the individual artist faculty.

The Basics is an introductory class for those with little to no experience with Contact Improvisation or those who would like to revisit the basics.

There will be subs for Tim O'Donnell for the remainder of these classes.

May 17Bradley Teal Ellis

May 24Elise Knudson

June 7Elise Knudson

June 14Sarah Konner

June 21, 28Paul Singh

July 5, 12, 19, 26 – Sarah Konner

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Paul Singh

Paul Singh earned his BFA in Dance from the University of Illinois, USA. He has danced for Gerald Casel, Jane Comfort, Risa Jaroslow, Douglas Dunn, Christopher Williams, Will Rawls, Faye Driscoll, and was featured in the inaugural cast of Punchd...