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My Latest Project: The American College Dance Festival

January 28, 2012

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Hello readers! After posting biweekly for several months, I decided to take a break from blogging here at Social Rhythms. While I haven’t been blogging at my personal site, I have been working on various other projects. One of the most exciting of these projects has been my work with Dance Oregon, a student group […]

Why Everyone Should Offer Dance Rehab Classes

July 11, 2011

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Ten weeks ago I began working with the lovely Liz Corwin for a research project that she has been conducting regarding dance rehabilitation. Two days a week, myself and one other student have been participating in a one hour class led by Liz, who put together a series of movement from the classes of our University […]

“We Have a Dance Department?” And Other Stories of Dance in Higher Education

June 8, 2011

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I am a dance minor at the University of Oregon, (UO) and although I’m not a major, I still try to stay very involved in the dance department at my school. When I’m not dancing, I’m usually around people who don’t know much about dance. After I’ve made comments about dance to these non-dancing folk, […]

Heidi Duckler Takes Dance Out of the Theater and Into the Public Eye

May 27, 2011

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Site specific dance has always been a favorite of mine because it often introduces dance to those who do not know a lot about the art form. The same can be said for Heidi Duckler’s “Laundromatinee” which was recently performed here in Eugene, Oregon. Heidi Duckler is a 1976 University of Oregon (UO) graduate and her […]

National Dance Week Day 10, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker “Rosas danst Rosas”

May 1, 2011

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For the final day of this 10 day long National Dance Week I’m posting this dance for camera called “Rosas danst Rosas.”  The choreography is more than 25 years old and is performed in this video by choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker alongside dancers Cynthia Loemij, Sarah Ludi, and Samantha Van Wissen. The piece has won a […]

National Dance Week Day 4, DV8 Physical Theatre “The Cost of Living”

April 25, 2011

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It has been a crazy Monday. Here is an exceprt of a crazy dance for camera called “The Cost of Living” by DV8 Physical Theatre. This company has a ton of awesome examples of dance for camera on their website. Be sure to check them out! I would also like to plug an awesome National […]