work 2017

In Circles 2017
October 22nd, Dansateliers, Rotterdam

celebrating the 20 year anniversary of Reàl Dance Company
with an ongoing meditation about repetition, character, and fate ...

music Canto Ostinato by Simeon ten Holt, with kind permission of Donemus Publishers

co-production with SKVR Dansschool, aisthesis (stg. in oprichtng), Kinetic Awareness® Center, and through a crowdfunding campaign

  SKVR Dansschool logo Kinetic Awareness® Center logo aisthesis (stg. in oprichting)

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medvetánc [bear dance] : Savage 
April 7 & 8, Hackney Showroom, London (UK)

Savage (photo)

showing from the series medvetánc (Bear dance)
a striptease of labels, intersecting ethnicity, gender, sexuality, species – their imagery and power-relations

who is "The Savage", and why ... ?

part of Joy & Dissent: a festival of cultural activism on invitation by Malik Nashad Sharpe

  aisthesis (stg. in oprichting)

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International Day of Dance 2017
29 April, Kruisplein (public square) & Wijkpark Het Oude Westen/ Odeon, Rotterdam

for the annual event called out by C.I.D./UNESCO,
in rememberance of Invitation to Secret Dancers by Elaine Summers

Rotterdam event organized in collaboration with Anne-Marie Pos-Terlouw, C.I.D. section Ridderkerk, Balletschool Violetta, Jason JeanD'Or, Stg. Xclusiv, Rabbani Sayed, SKVR Dansschool, Actiegroep Het Oude Westen, Stg. Meesteren/ Odeon, T.O.S. Zuid, Contact Zone, Stg. Sanne, and many more guest artists

logo Internationale Dans Dag logo Balletstudio Violettalogo Stg. XCLUSIV Odeon MeesterenSKVR Dansschool logo TOS Thuis Op Straat  logo Conseil International de la Danse / UNESCO

made possible with a grant from the municipality of Rotterdam
logo Gemeente Rotterdam, Kunst & Cultuur

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rainbow trajectory

bridging technique - a blueprint for dancing the rainbow?
a critical evaluation after 20 years of developing •bridging technique•
a progressive synthesis based on Kinetic Awareness® and related techniques, optionally translating to classical European Ballet and derived (post-)modern dance

published in Dance Research in the Netherlands, Volume 9
book presented May 22nd at Symposium SPRING, Utrecht

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Artistic Estate of Elaine Summers
October 4th, Dock 11, Berlin (DE)

film still Two Girls Downtown Iowa, reproduction with kind permission by the Estate of Elaine Summers film still from Two Girls Downtown Iowa by Elaine Summers

reproduction with kind permission by the Artistic Estate of Elaine Summers

faciliated and attended the screening of Two Girls Downtown Iowa by Elaine Summers
POOL SHINE / New York Traces, curated by Yoshiko Chuma, Dock11, Berlin

special thanks to the Jerome Robbins Dance Division, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

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October 10th, ArtEZ School of Dance, Arnhem (NL)

intermedia lecture-demonstration about Elaine Summers and influences on Trisha Brown
during Beyond . . . . Trisha Brown´s Opal Loop on invitation by Eva Karczag

> reflection on Trisha Brown's Set & Reset at choreography-blog
("new dance thoughts")

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