Tag Archives: movies

“Endings”: Emma and Joda

Emma and Joda both developed solo material based on two familiar themes: Emma took “buddy comedy,” and Joda took “star-crossed lovers story.” (You can see their solos as solos here.) Shortly after they created the material, I had Emma find moments to take herself off the vertical and suspend certain material. Joda played with timing […]

Endings to dances

This evening, we developed endings to dances, and talked about the kinds of endings you can make in dance that you can’t make in film or books. And movie or book endings that we don’t often see in dance. Here is a tiny video of the dancers working on making endings: http://i.instagram.com/p/qc1Q3HAErg/ We made a […]

Embrace the cliche

This evening I met with dancers Shannon Drake, Josh Hines, Rachel Merry and Savannah Weatherington to start work on…something. I’ve decided not to call it a dance just yet, but more a period of exploring some ways of generating text. Since I can remember, I’ve always made up stories for myself. As a child falling […]