A three-hour advanced level workshop in release technique informed by post modern dance, Laban Movement Analysis (LMA), and Contact Improvisation.
SATURDAY, JUNE 16TH
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Let's dance! Three hours to dive into juicy dancing, from the raw elements, to the subtle sensations, the bare bones, the complex articulations and manifestations...
Early Bird Price $25 (before 6/1/18)
Regular Registration $35
Register Here: https://reberreleaseworkshop.bpt.me/
(Significant modern dance technique experience required)
My technique class is based in release technique and is informed by modern traditions such as Cunningham, and Humphrey-Limon, LMA/BF, as well as the non-vertically oriented work of contact improvisation. I emphasize attention to sensation, specificity of movement initiation and supporting lines of energy. We will approach technique through specific choreographed exercises and phrases, contact work, and improvisational prompts aimed at specific embodiment and connectivity. We develop a connected support from which to move off center and into and out of the floor, exploring a range of momentum and control.
Madeleine Reber is a choreographer, dance educator, and Certified Laban Movement Analyst. She is Founder and Artistic Director of Salty Lark Dance. Originally from Yellow Springs, Ohio, Madeleine began performing and choreographing professionally in Western Massachusetts after earning a BA in Dance from Bennington College. She is a former member of Amie Dowling’s inter-generational company, The Dance Generators (Northampton, MA) and has danced for many independent choreographers along the East Coast.
Her work has been produced by: Links Hall; Minnesota Fringe Festival; Core Project Chicago; The Space Movement Project; A.P.E. Arts Massachusetts; Laboratory Dancers; North Carolina Dance Alliance; and The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, among others. Madeleine holds an MFA in Choreography from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has served as Assistant Professor of Dance at East Carolina University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Madeleine is currently adjunct faculty in the GL-CMA program at Columbia College and in the Theatre School at DePaul University. She teaches modern release technique, improvisation and Laban Movement Analysis in Chicago and around the U.S.