TITLE

Ensemble Thinking: Compositional Strategies for Group Improvisation

AUTHOR(S)
Martin, Nina
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Contact Quarterly;Summer/Fall2007, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the author's experience when she studied Ensemble Thinking (ET), an improvisational training that facilitates the creation of a performance language. She explains that she focused her study on the ensemble improvisation that enables the performer to produce good performance and avoid the bane of improvisation. Through her studies and performance experiences in ET, she started teaching performers to be conscious with the dance composition.
ACCESSION #
25171344

 

Related Articles

  • That is the beauty of ensemble work--a division of labor.  // Contact Quarterly;Summer/Fall2007, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p15 

    The article describes the status work in an ensemble. In the "Taking Focus" skill, one dancer is encouraged to move into a high-status space. This place can often be front and center. The author explains that a performer can take advantage of these high status spaces. This structure is one...

  • Depression Lullaby. Feiden, Barbara Cole // Good Old Days Specials;Nov2007, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p42 

    A personal narrative is presented which discusses the author's experience of having a dance lesson during the Depression period in 1935 at her home in Manhattan Beach in New York City.

  • REFLECTIONS: AN EDUCATION OF MY OWN, OR LEARNING TO BE RESISTANT. Barbour, Karen // Waikato Journal of Education;2000, Vol. 6, p99 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of training as a dancer and being able to reflect and understand her experiences in dance education.

  • DATELAND. Parello, Jennifer // Liberty Press;Jun2009, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p45 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of taking a dance class.

  • Dancing Lessons: Her mom thought she just might be the next Shirley Temple. Perry, Zee // Good Old Days Looking Back;Apr2011, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p28 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of taking dance lessons during her childhood.

  • On his own words. Wainwright, Lyndon // Dance Today;Jul2011, Vol. 55 Issue 118, p48 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of setting up dance projects after retiring as secretary of the International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA) such as being involved in the book project "Let's Dance" and setting up the IDTA's Dance Teachers' Committee.

  • NEW MOVES. Gallagher-Hughes, Alison // Dance Today;May2011, Vol. 55 Issue 116, p45 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of learning flamenco at the Dance Xchange in Birmingham, England.

  • FEDERATION SCHOLARSHIP. Von Rauner, Bonnie // Folk Dance Scene;Oct2010, Vol. 46 Issue 8, p16 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of attending the Folk Arts Center dance camp at Pinewoods in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

  • School of Dance. Roberts, Briony // Dance Today;Jan2009, Vol. 53 Issue 88, p50 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of attending a speed dancing class at Barbican Centre's 'School of Dance' in London.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics