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PAST melt

MELT – Secret Journey: Rove

Pat Catterson


Yoshiko Chuma

10:00am – 6:00pm
January 5, 2019
MELT – Secret Journey: Rove
8:00pm – 9:00pm
Monday, January 7, 2019
Judson Memorial Church
  • Registration is OPEN!

Part of Movement Research MELT series, Pat Catterson and Yoshiko Chuma join together to offer "Secret Journey: Rove", a two-day workshop January 5 + 6, 2019 10am - 6pm. There will be a one-hour break for lunch, lunch will be provided by Yoshiko Chuma. The workshop will culminate in a performance on Monday, January 7 at Judson Memorial Church at 8pm.

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.

“Secret Journey: Rove" will be a movement laboratory utilizing the eclectic art making histories of Pat Catterson and Yoshiko Chuma, in conjunction with the participants’ response, toward making and experiencing choreographies reflecting our present aesthetic/political circumstance.

note: This is the second iteration of MELT: Rove. The first took place in 2018 as a collaboration between Jodi Melnick and Yoshiko Chuma.

This workshop will take place at Movement Research's new home at 122 Community Center (122CC). 122CC is a fully ADA compliant facility. We're in the process of building our new floors and moving into the new space. Please consider helping us #buildthatfloor by contributing to our Indiegogo campaign here. We appreciate the support!



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Pat Catterson’s parents were a ballroom dancing team and her paternal grandfather a Vaudevillian tap dancer. A NYC based artist, she has choreographed 111 works, receiving many accolades including a 2011 Solomon R. Guggenheim Choreography Fellow...

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