Category Descriptions

nonomanifesto / nono manifesto

In responce to Yvonne Rainer NONO to Spectacular, Virtuosity, Demonstrative and performative /effective NONO to Simulated or Pretended NONO to Breathtaking and Astonishing /effective NONO to Glamour and stylish, fancy NONO to Gimmick, Catch and Trick NONO to Heroic or…

This week themes for nono classes

Friday Improvisational Realms Series: LAST CLASS in 2009 November 6th: Behind the Camera of My Eyes. This is a small preview class for 2010 I-Realms series. In the class we will investigate the merging realms of filmmaking and dance. Without…

FUNdamentals of Contact

Ongoing Saturday pre-jam class with Rosemary Hannon and Vitali Kononov. When: Every Saturday, starting January 17th 2009. 1:30-3:00pm Where: 8th Street Studio, Sawtooth Building, 2525 Eight St. (at Dwight), Berkeley, CA Cost: $12 (or pay $15 and stay for the…

Structure and Some Themes

Approximate structure of the FUNdamentals class: Short warm-up tuning on the ‘sensing body’ Exercise time (exploration of one of the CI principles) Focused exploration with a partner in a dance score Integration – time for OPEN dancing with a partner…