Honoring the Process

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  Months ago, my colleague Sara inspired this rumination on the collective similarities and differences of various art forms. As I read her last blog posts, I wondered, what is the distinction between performers across mediums? How do the performances of dancers, actors or musicians differ? I like to imagine that we all have a

Pre-order your tickets for Bound and get $5 off!

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Check out our friends at Lintcoat and YSDT’s mention about Bound! Remember to pre-order your tickets to the premiere of Bound by clicking here (Buy now and you save $5!) We’ve reached 40% of our funding goal in the first 12 days of our Kickstarter campaign! Thanks so much to everyone who has pledged thus

Bound in Process: Moving within Walls

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Recently it feels like we have taken on three new company members; all of who are heavy, blind, and with little sense of direction. It doesn’t sound like the greatest asset for a dance company known for their athletic movement style in the process of creating a new piece; and yet they are essential partners

Bound in process: unraveling the narrative

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Every time we rehearse Bound, I uncover more layers of this girl I am trying to bring to life. It’s like chipping away at a person who I am both creating and discovering, as though she exists both in my mind and separately from my mind, as an eternal figure in this perpetual drama. A limbo of narrative.

Honoring the Individual Character

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It has often occurred to me that the combination of being heavily enamored with both dance and writing is seemingly incongruent. One art form is physical, (usually) non-verbal and requires collaboration with others to some degree; the latter is fairly sedentary and certainly solitary.

The Skype Experiment: 5 months in.

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Since Samar’s departure in December many things have changed: almost all of the dancers now have smart phones, which facilitates us watching videos or reading emailed notes during rehearsal; everyone has downloaded Skype- for both social and professional reasons- where we hang out in a new sort of virtual apartment; Samar has become increasingly tech-savvy: