October 1, 2008

Liz Lerman Residency

Also in the fall 2008 I was project manager for the Liz Lerman residency, focussing efforts to use dance as a means to engage community on the subject of the immigrant experience, culminating in a performance opportunity, open to all people in st. louis, in Washington University Dance Theatre, December 5-7.  This was such an incredible experience for everyone involved, community members, students, working together to make this beautiful work of art.  And it was a career altering experience for me, broadening my vision about what dance is, who dances, and the value of art.  Witnessing the way that Liz and company member Cassie Meador worked with people opened many new ideas beginning to percolate that we can continue here in our community....more to come!

 

August 25, 2016

Dancing with Disease: A Dancer's Reflections on Moving with People with Parkinson's and Memory Loss

Frontiers in Neurology, August 25, 2016

An opinion article I was invited to contribute to the Fontiers in Neurology research topic forum on "Sound, Music and Movement in Parkinson Disease." I share experiences of dancing with elders living with degenerative disease, and suggestions to researchers for further investigation from the experiential point of view. You can read the full article here.

July 11, 2016

Spontaneous Choreography Workshop 2016

Utah Repertory Dance Theatre

In summer '16 I was on faculty along with Danielle Agami of Ate9 Dance Company, for Repertory Dance Theatre Summer Intensive.