PRACTICING PRESENCE FESTIVAL

Date/Time
Date(s) - Friday, May 24, 2019 - Sunday, May 26, 2019
All Day

Location
Northampton Center for the Arts

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*Takes Place at Northampton Center for the Arts (33 Hawley St, Northampton, MA) & Studio4 (25 Main St, Northampton, MA)

THREE DAYS OF ADVENTUROUS MOVING AND MAKING.

CONNECTING CONTEMPLATIVE AND SOMATIC PRACTICES WITH

​ARTICULATE DANCING IN NORTHAMPTON, MA.

WITH

SCOTTY HARDWIG

SHAYLA-VIE JENKINS

PAUL MATTESON

ANDREA OLSEN

JENNIFER POLINS

PETER SCHMITZ

SCHEDULE:

​FRIDAY

10AM – NOON   INT/ADV CONTEMPORARY TECHNIQUE MAMMALS MOVING with Scotty Hardwig

1-2PM   BOOK READING “By the Light of the Body: The Somatic Senses in the Visual Arts” with Rosalind Driscoll

2:30-4:30PM   WORKSHOP DYNAMIC VERTICALITY with Jen Polins

8PM   PRACTICING PRESENCE PERFORMANCE featuring new works in progress by Jen Polins,

Paul Matteson, Andrea Olsen, Peter Schmitz, and Scotty Hardwig. **AT SCDT/STUDIO4**

SATURDAY

10AM – NOON   WORKSHOP INTRICACY IN MOTION with Paul Matteson

1-2PM   BOOK READING “Dancing with Merce Cunningham” with Marianne Preger-Simon

2:30-4:30PM   WORKSHOP IMPROVISATIONAL COMPOSITION with Peter Schmitz

8PM   PRACTICING PRESENCE PERFORMANCE featuring works in progress by Paul Matteson

and Scotty Hardwig. **AT SCDT/STUDIO4**

SUNDAY

10AM – NOON   WORKSHOP RE-MEMBERING THE DANCING BODY with Andrea Olsen & Shayla-Vie Jenkins

1-3PM   WORKSHOP MAMMALS MAKING with Scotty Hardwig

3-3:30PM   CLOSING CIRCLE

SEE CLASS DESCRIPTIONS AND BIOS HERE