Our upcoming show and fundraiser 75 Rotations will happen at Evergreen Theatre Valentine’s weekend. We’ll celebrate Maxine Strawder’s lifelong passion for dance, and her 75th birthday! Reserve your seat here http://75rotations.eventbrite.com/# and find our fundraising campaign here http://www.indiegogo.com/wholehearted. Here are some great pics from rehearsals so far. You’ll be in for a treat of surprising… Continue reading Getting ready to Celebrate!
Rebecca Rose is a Project: Motion member and also an Emerge choreographer. She has choreographed before, so she is not a newbie to the process. Here are some of her thoughts: Four things that inspire my choreography: 1. Music-specifically the rhythms and quality of music 2. Relationships with others and where I am in my… Continue reading Everything’s Coming Up Ros(ey)
Another video clip from Project: Motion Emerge II auditions. This one was also a structured improvisation.
Here’s a peek behind the scenes at the Emerge 2 auditions. The choreographer was Jamie Scott, and this section was a structured improvisation. Basically, that means that all the dancers were “making it up as they went,” but the choreographer had asked for some specific things, like a specific gesture, a certain movement quality, etc.… Continue reading Emerge 2 Audition Footage
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Lao-tzu Had a great rehearsal on Thursday night. We worked on the beginning of my piece… always the hardest part! I agonize over the beginning of a piece. First impressions are powerful, and if the first few seconds don’t grab the audience, it can be hard… Continue reading Every Journey (Dance) Begins With the First Step