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This workshop will share Sandra Paola’s developmental approach to dancemaking and the ethical implications of physical improvisation in working with inclusive dance/movement practices. By combining the social therapeutic methodology – a radically humanistic approach to therapy, education and community organizing that relates to people as social creators of their lives – with her experience in Action Theater, Ensemble Thinking, Contact Improvisation and vipassana mediation, Sandra makes an overt shift from content (what we are creating) to relationship (how we are relating).
Perhaps what is most innovative about this practice is not its theory, but its activity. In that spirit, Sandra will co-create with participants the process of how to create a workshop together at the same time as the workshop itself.
Sunday will be a continuation of Saturday’s work but open to newcomers and will culminate in a jam.
June 2nd: 10am-5pm (1.5 hour lunch)
June 3rd: 12pm-3pm (includes jam)
*registration available for Sunday only
UT Austin-Winship Building
$100-$200 sliding scale
($25 discount – early bird registration before May 19th)
*If you prefer to attend Sunday only, your tuition is only $25.
Adults of all abilities and experience levels, age 16 and up
sandrapaolalopez.com for more info about Sandra and her work
Registration deadline is May 25th
Visit http://bodyshift.eventbrite.com to register
Hosted by Body Shift and VSA Texas