Monday, November 25, 2013

From the Inbox: Invitation to a dance

IndepenDance Forum 1: an instruction manual in low-res
(reflections on Doris Humphrey’s The Art of Making Dances)

Choreography by Myra Beltran and Al Bernard Garcia

Nov. 28-29, 2013, 7pm
Dance Forum Studio
36E West Ave., QC
Pay as you wish, for info: 09277849579

Doris Humphrey (1895-1958), influential choreographer of the 1930s belonged to the second generation of modern dance pioneers whose practice and technique are still taught today. Her reflections on dance-making were published posthumously in a book called “The Art of Making Dances,” a book that is staple reference for compositional theory in dance.

“IndepenDance Forum 1: an instruction manual in low-res” contains our reflections on Humphrey’s book as we try to find the relevance and meaning of our dance practice in contemporary society.

A project of Dance Forum MB with the support of the National Commission for
Culture and the Arts

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