TITLE

Editor Note

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Nancy Stark
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Contact Quarterly;Winter/Spring2009, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the 36th anniversary of Contact Improvisation (CI) that was held at Juanita College in June 2008 in Pennsylvania. The event was participated by Steve Paxton who delivered a talk concerning his expertise and experiences in the field of CI. The author states that cooperation will play essential role towards the success of the dance. In addition, she presented the questions that will determine the future of CI.
ACCESSION #
35882114

 

Related Articles

  • Explorations within the Small Dance.  // Contact Quarterly;Winter/Spring2009, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p32 

    The article presents the author's definition of the term small dance. He states that his knowledge and understanding concerning the term were enhanced when he participated in Steve Paxton's 36-minute Stand delivered at the Contact Improvisation's (CI) 36th anniversary on June 15, 2008. The...

  • In Response to Freedom? Power? Happiness? The Neuro-Politics of CI. Zoibrod, Sara Alessi // Contact Quarterly;Winter/Spring2009, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p36 

    The article presents the author's notes on the talk delivered by Robert Turner entitled "Freedom? Power? Happiness? The Neuro-Politics of CI" at Contact Improvisation's (CI) 36th anniversary that was held on June 17, 2008 in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. It presents the views expressed by several...

  • Contact Improvisation: NEWS LETTER. Gottlieb, Adam; Hagen, Erica; Williams, Paula; Seidel, Elske; Epstein, Jenny; Brenni, Sabrina; Menichelli, Patrizia; Trentanovi, Angela; Zampiga, Stefania; Weis, Leilani; Zannier, Francesca; Lehotsky, Susan; Bovirn, Jennifer; Yee, Christine; Jahren, Neal; Visser, Nicola // Contact Quarterly;Winter/Spring2007, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p64 

    The article offers updates on various events, readers' experiences, and developments related to contact improvisation in dancing. The second annual Australian Contact Improvisation Convergence was held in the hills of Northern Rivers, New South Wales on June 8-12, 2006. In May 2006, the Moab...

  • CONTACT IMPROVISATION TODAY. SMITH, NANCY STARK // Writings on Dance;Summer2001/2002, Issue 21, p20 

    A chapter of the book "Writing on Dance," edited by Elizabeth Dempster, is presented. It focuses on the development of the dance form, Contact Improvisation, created by American dancer Steve Paxton in 1972, and various changes in the form. It mentions the work "Magnesium," created by Steve for...

  • Essentials. Basic CI Principles & Practies. Horrigan, Kristin // Contact Quarterly;Winter/Spring2014, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p39 

    The article discusses the basic principles and practices of contact improvisation.

  • A Magical House: excerpt from an essay, Performing Improvisation. Hassmann, Jörg // Contact Quarterly;Winter/Spring2009, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p33 

    An excerpt from the essay "Performing Improvisation," by Jörg Hassmann.

  • Intercontinental Contact: A Post-CI36 Exchange. Lauther, Sue // Contact Quarterly;Winter/Spring2009, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p30 

    The article offers information on the Post-Contact Improvisation (CI) 36th anniversary Intercontinental Contact Exchange that was held at Earthdance in Plainfield, Massachusetts in June 2008. The different activities at the event, include the Interweave workshop, lectures and tours. The...

  • WHAT ARE WE TEACHING? Warshaw, Randy // Contact Quarterly;Winter/Spring2005, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p35 

    Shares the author's experience with teaching contact improvisation. Contributions of Steve Paxton on the teaching of contact improvisation; Evolution of techniques whereby students can be introduced to the range of physical states encountered in dancing; Factors that made contact improvisation...

  • Working (In) the In-Between: Contact Improvisation As An Ethical Practice. Williams, David // Writings on Dance;Winter1996, Issue 15, p22 

    The article focuses on the concept of contact improvisation as a playful and tactical negotiation of inter-subjectivity in dance. It is said that contact improvisation originated from pedestrian practices of American post-modern dance in the 60's, social dance, martial arts and sports. It was...

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