Explorations within the Small Dance

January 2009
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 author states that small dance is comprised of both simple and complex body movements that requires muscular strength.


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