You are using an unsupported browser, so some features may not work. Please upgrade to a modern browser
Ihr Webbrowser ist veraltet und wird leider nicht in vollem Umfang unterstützt.




Fabio Flecha
© Fabio Flecha

Nita Little

Response-Ability: Physical communication

This is a Contact Improvisation skills class that provokes dancers to train the bodymind in motion as a single action of attention. Tactile attention is key to physical communication, especially that touch which is spatially flexible. Waking up all levels of energetic and sensory preparedness, we will practice the embodiment of attention in duet, and group dances. Our work will include specific exercises, physical studies, scores and discussions to develop new skills and enhance our ability to meet in successful, complex, and creative relationships. Engaging attention as a force, we become connected through a fabric of forces in communication. Immersed in a dynamic play between generosity and daring, the physics of motion in a communion of care, dancers can discover unexpected dimensions in their physical relations. Well tuned physical attention forms a tensegrity between movers allowing them to become mutually "danced". Decisions dissolve into experiences, and what was two dancers becomes a single expansive synergy. This is response-ability in motion. We will heighten and tune this ability by investigating the nature of our physical strength, the depth of our release, and the composition of our internal and external networks of exchange. Our goal is to be deeply awake, profoundly alive, and wildly present … together.

*Tensegrity: a synergetic system that both floats and contains by uniting compressed and elastic parts. It is the structural basis of our physicality. Here, we also study it as a system of communication.

ArtistBio: Nita Little
Workshopoverview 2017
Week2: 24. Jul - 28. Jul 2017


danceWEB Brunch 2015 © Karolina Miernik

Skip through our festival impressions as of 2005 HERE

© ImPulsTanz

Everything about our previous festivals you find HERE

Dancer: Helmut Fixl © Johanna Figl

Sneak previews of our current performances, or sweet memories of our workshops and past festival events can be watched here. MORE

© Karolina Miernik

Fashionable goodies of the last festivals are available HERE

© ImPulsTanz - All rights reserved
Date: 24.03.2019, 00:24 | Link: