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“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 […]

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 […]