There are three major strands through which we experience dance: Create, Perform, and Respond. Heather describes how she’s been addressing these with her K-12 dance elective students to create a window into their depth of knowledge and to cultivate expression.
Choreographic Inspiration — Using Your Past in Future Dances
Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending two contemporary dance performances here in Houston. Coincidentally, in both works the choreographers mined their own backgrounds and experiences to generate material. In House of Mind, Seattle choreographer Pat Graney, focuses on the concept of memory. Her work went beyond the typical theatrical presentation on a proscenium […]