Chance Dance & Contact Jam

Chance Dance & Contact Jam

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Sat 20 Jan 2018, 2 – 4 pm
Kinergie Studio

From the organizer:

(02 SLOTS LEFT BY JANUARY 5)

Chance Dance & Contact Jam is centered around Merce Cunningham’s use of chance mechanisms and indeterminacy as choreographic strategies. Participants will explore their own movement phrases by experimenting with chance methods and further develop them to create a small ensemble dance. We will wrap up the workshop with a movement jam bringing all bodies together to explore and organically develop a group dance.

WHO’S TEACHING?

Emily Navarra is a B.A. Dance Studies graduate from the University of South Florida who uses a mixture of traditional culture and societal views as a choreographic tool. She has worked under various choreographers such as Iñaki Azpillaga and Wim Vandekeybus (Ultima Vez) and Lloyd Newson (DV8 Physical Theatre) as well as presented her work in the United States, Europe, Southeast Asia, North Africa and the United Kingdom.

She formed Standpoint Theories in 2012, a collaborative yearly project which began as an experimental multimedia performance. In 2013, it transformed into its next installation – “Legends of Vietnam” which retold six Vietnamese legends through dance, visual art and live music featuring Le Cat Trong Ly.

In 2015, she founded The Movement Kitchen which aims to to offer creative experiences in a welcoming environment to spread knowledge about movement therapy, bring cultures together and encourage self-expression. She has resided in Saigon for 7 years.

“Modes of Motion” by The Movement Kitchen:

CO-FACILITATOR: Tu Le

Tu studied Studio Arts at Everett Community College. With a background in visual arts and theater, he pursues and conceives dance as a cross-disciplinary art form. Tu received his dance training from Velocity Dance Center (Seattle) and Kinergie Studio (Hanoi). In 2017, he formed Contact Improv Hanoi which aims to spread the Contact Improvisation practice to a larger community through workshops, regular classes and jams. He believes that CI is a gift that everyone can find its own values for them, from a meditative healing path to a choreographic tool for dancers.

LIVE ACCOMPANIMENT: Anima
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Kinergie Studio
7th Floor, 101A Nguyen Khuyen, Hanoi

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