Dance improvisation is a movement skill that involves creating and executing movement without any premeditated choreographing, as well as a dance form that takes practice to master just like any other. For those new to improvising, here are some words of advice that can help in any situation where you may be asked or required to make up movement on the spot.
Though Russ describes his friend, band-mate, and photo subject, Becca Ayers as “an amazing actress and singer/songwriter,” I’m willing to wager that she’s got at least a little dance training in her background too. Of the shoot, Russ says, “We were in Brighton Beach and found this playground with a wonderful spraying fountain. We just started shooting and having fun. It was very spontaneous.”