I love teaching the Diagonal Scale to my Freshman Actors! Its such a great challenge to get them taking risks and working with complex body actions like contralateral movement, spatial intention, and really committing to shifting their weight off vertical. Its an exercise that really shakes them up, and reveals to me all of their … Continue reading Diagonal Scale
I painted this a couple of months ago. The design is based on the volutes of the A-scale. I drew three rectangles to represent the three planes in the Icosahedron (vertical, sagittal, and horizontal). I then marked where the corners were on my circle. The I gently sketched one volute at a time, and I … Continue reading A-Scale Three Rings
Taught a class on the BEAs for my Freshman this Wednesday! Here are the notes from class.
I played a fun little trick on my Freshman movement class this week. My first class of the Spring semester is on the theme of function/expression. I spend a lot of time in their first semester in the Expressive world- working on their imagination, ability to following impulses, and play. In the second semester I … Continue reading Function vs. Expression for Freshman
I had a magnificent time about a month ago at a workshop with the fabulous Carol Lynne-Moore on advanced Space Theory. The picture above is a shot of some of my notes from the workshop. During her time in the Laban archives in London she made a very exciting discovery about Knots … Continue reading Knots and Effort
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PENAAStfKy0 I created this video for a fellowship application. It gives a tiny sneak peak into the creative research I did for my final graduation project at LIMS.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhkK1r2VzMM I had a great time collaborating with Sally Smart on her Pedagogical Puppet Project. I created this short video summary for a fellowship application.