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Lighten Up and PLAY

“play”–to engage in an activity for enjoyment…have fun, relax, frolic… In my new dance solo, I am exploring the power of being playful.  As I share with the audience in patter between sections, it’s taken me a long, long time … Continue reading

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Falling down: life lessons from the dance studio

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
How to fall.  What an amazing lesson contemporary dance teaches. Yessirree, as a contemporary dancer, I’ve spent decades learning and rehearsing how to fall well, i.e as safely and organically as possible.  How cool that…

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Playfulness Pours On The Magic

“Play is the highest form of research.”~Albert Einstein Today: photo shoot for an upcoming performance.  A little nervous–the first time working with the other dancer; the first time meeting and working with the photographer. New venue.  New format. New, new, … Continue reading

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How To Lighten Up?

That’s the question which has been percolating for me lately. It’s a question that’s come up many times before for this not so long ago devotée of gravitas. Sure, seriousness and dignity and weight have their value. But I have … Continue reading

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