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Contact Improvisation

An Introduction to a Vitalizing Dance Form

by Cheryl Pallant

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Published by McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contemporary dance,
  • History,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Dance,
  • Dance - Classical,
  • Dance - General,
  • Improvisation in dance

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8139550M
    ISBN 100786426470
    ISBN 109780786426478
    OCLC/WorldCa68693720

    In this book the author draws upon her own experience and research to explain the art of contact improvisation, in which dance partners propel movement by physical contact. They roll, fall, spiral, leap, and slip along the contours and momentum of moving : Mcfarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. The book Encounters with Contact Improvisation () is the product of one of her adventures in writing and dancing and dancing and writing with others.

      Contact Improvisation defies any specific definition or historical analysis. The dancer most often credited for CI’s development is ambivalent about his role and some of CI’s early participants have divergent stories about the development of the work. Following improvisational process and the in. - Explore laura's board "Contact Improvisation" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Dance, Stage beauty and Dance project.8 pins.

    Her book, Caught Falling: The Confluence of Contact Improvisation, Nancy Stark Smith, and Other Moving Ideas, made with David Koteen, came out in Her writings appear in the book, Taken By Surprise: A Dance Improvisation Reader, published by Wesleyan University Press. Contact Improvisation Spazio NU. likes. Tutti gli eventi di Contact Improvisation allo Spazio Nu su questa pagina ;).


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Contact Improvisation by Cheryl Pallant Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this book the author draws upon her own experience and research to explain the art of contact improvisation, in which dance partners propel movement by physical contact.

They roll, fall, spiral, leap, and slip along the contours and momentum of moving by:   In this book the author draws upon her own experience and research to explain the art of contact improvisation, in which dance partners propel movement by physical contact.

They roll, fall, spiral, leap, and slip along the contours and momentum of moving bodies/5. In this book the author draws upon her own experience and research to explain the art of contact improvisation, in which dance partners propel movement by physical contact.

They roll, fall, spiral, leap, and slip along the contours and momentum of moving : $ Dancing Deeper Still is a sourcebook of essays on Contact Improvisation, a philosophical treatise, and a handbook. Contact Improvisation book This compilation of 30 years of writings is meant to accompany and support your investigation as you discover new pathways and dynamics in your dancing.

It includes chapters on: Contact Improvisation in performance5/5(16). In this book I draw upon my own experience and research to explain the art of contact improvisation, in which dance partners propel movement by physical contact.

They roll, fall, spiral, leap, and slip along the contours and momentum of moving bodies. The text begins with a history, then describes the elements that define this form of dance.

Contact Improvisation: An Introduction to a Vitalizing Dance Form In this book Contact Improvisation book author draws upon her own experience and research to explain the art of contact improvisation, in which dance partners propel movement by physical contact.

They roll, fall, spiral, leap, and slip along the contours and momentum of moving bodies. In this book the author draws upon her own experience and research to explain the art of contact improvisation, in which dance partners propel movement by physical contact.

They roll, fall, spiral, leap, and slip along the contours and momentum of moving bodies. Selections from a Contact Improvisation duet with Martin Keogh and Neige Christenson, filmed in Waltham, MA.

Music overlay is "Sangye" by Kirby Shelstad. 1/5/10 Kirk, spock, mccoy and uhura beam down to uncharted planet in paxton-stark-smith quadrant and discover human-like race of contact improvisors. BOOKS: CQ 's CI Sourcebook, Vol.

1: –, Vol. 2: –, and Vol Caught Falling: The Confluence of Contact Improvisation, Nancy Stark Smith, and Other Moving Ideas by David Koteen and Contact Improvisation: An Introduction to a Vitalizing Dance Form by Cheryl Pallant.

In addition, CQ makes available a special collection of dance books and DVDs through Contact Editions and is an important hub for historical and current materials about the dance form Contact Improvisation.

CQ gives progressive dance artists, working in a range of modalities, their own voice. Reading the book Caught Falling (Koteen and Smith, ) led me to explore and reflect on the relationship between touch and movement in Contact Improvisation.

This thesis also integrates and examines Body-Mind Centering research (Cohen, ) in relation to Caught Falling in order to fully understand how touch and movement offer psychotherapeutic benefits. Contact Improvisation involves technical aspects or "moves" that support the duets and create a recognizable style of movements: shoulder and hip lifts, head-to-head improvisation, table-top position (being on all fours, supporting the weight of the partner on the back), surfing (rolling on the floor, being "surfed by" the partner), Aikido rolls, y of origin: United States.

In Sharing the Dance: Contact Improvisation and American Culture, Cynthia Novack tracks CI's roots to a variety of sources including: 's and '60s popular dance cultures, NY and SF avant garde dance-performance-theatre scenes, social movements for gender and sex liberation, somatics and new body therapies, and the influence of Japanese and.

Co-creator of Contact Improvisation, improviser extraordinaire, and founder and co-editor of Contact Quarterly, Nancy Stark Smith passed away on May 1. A force as a dancer and an educator, she created a network of love for improvisation on a global scale.

Nancy's book Caught Falling can be bought through Contact Quarterly. Order here. For info, writings, books, and DVDs about contact improvisation, dance, performance, and somatics, go to Contact.

Contact Improvisation and American Culture Cynthia J. Novack. New Directions in Anthropological Writing George F.

Marcus and James Clifford, Series Editors. In Sharing the Dance, Cynthia Novack considers the development of contact improvisation within its web of historical, social, and cultural contexts. This book examines the ways contact. A moment of practice of Contact Improvisation at the Antroposophic Cultural Centre - Jarna, Stockholm Sweden October Winner of BRONZE JURY AWARD of the Contact Dance International Film.

In this book, the author draws upon her own experience and research to explain the art of contact improvisation, in which dance partners propel movement by physical contact.

They roll, fall, spiral, leap, and slip along the contours and momentum of moving s: 4. In this book the author draws upon her own experience and research to explain the art of contact improvisation, in which dance partners propel movement by physical contact.

They roll, fall, spiral, leap, and slip along the contours and momentum of moving : Cheryl Pallant. Thursday evenings: “Contact Improvisation – The Basics” drop-in class at Gibney Dance Center ( Broadway branch), 53 Chambers St., Manhattan, New York City, 6pm – 8pm. The entrance is NOT at Broadway as listed everywhere, but at 53 Chambers Street, around the corner to the southeast.

Contact Improvisation and Life. I’m grateful for the guidance from the frontline heroes, the hospice workers, the therapists, a death doula, a palliative care nurse, and several poets, who contributed their gathered wisdom to this book.

I hope you don’t know anyone who needs this book. I .Get this from a library! Contact improvisation: an introduction to a vitalizing dance form.

[Cheryl Pallant] -- "In this book the author draws upon her own experience and research to explain the art of contact improvisation, in which dance partners propel movement by physical contact.Sharing the Dance: Contact Improvisation and American Culture by Cynthia Novack "An insightful look at the development of Contact Improvisation within its web of historical, social, and cultural contexts, written by an anthropologist and dancer." This book is often chosen as a text for university/college contact improvisation courses.