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CURRENT WORKSHOPS

2021 Mentorship Workshop


Stacy Skolnik / Jonathan Gonzalez


July 19-23, 2021
10-2 PM EST


Prospect Park Peninsula






Co-authoring This workshop invites participants of any medium and skill set to convene for improvisatory and discursive gatherings in an open-air setting. By way of establishing/editing/excising our vested creative interests and citational principles through processes of sharing aloud (as in a reading, a dance, a sound played over a speaker, a fleeting refrain), “co-authoring” will be a methodology we come to define collectively.

Notes
We will be meeting in a public park on grass so please bring anything you require to find comfort. A boombox with an Aux cord and Tape deck will be made available for any amplified needs. Bathrooms will be accessible to our meeting site. We will take a break at the halfway point (12p), and request you BYOsustenance, of any form, to be present collectively.

Request
For our first gathering, we ask that you bring/note down somewhere/travel with a citation that you honor as foundational to your creative interest, and pluralities of self. We will share these aloud. Sharing aloud can be conducted in whatever form serves your study with us. 

Registration opens July 15! Sliding Scale
$75 / $150 / $300 


2021 Mentorship Workshop


Lisa Fagan / Juliana F. May


July 26-30, 2021
10-2 PM EST


Target Margin Theater
232 52nd St
Brooklyn, NY 11220




This workshop will steer us directly into the challenge of re-encountering a physical choreographic practice after a year or more away and/or distanced. We will move and make after prolonged inactivity, pain, anxiety and loss, and in our gathering, we will welcome ungrounded, bizarre, and new feelings that arise. The workshop will hold space to include the individual ways we have been shaped during the pandemic in order to find our collective way through to embodying reimagined practices. This workshop meets people wherever they are and whomever they are becoming.
Registration opens July 15! Sliding Scale
$75 / $150 / $300

PAST WORKSHOPS

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Latke Cooking Lesson &
Jewish Mourning: A Somatic Experience


Julia Fleisch & David Yedid


January 31st, 2021
Latke Cooking Lesson 4-6 PM EST
Jewish Mourning: A Somatic Experience 6-7:30 PM EST
Zoom link provided upon registration

Latke Cooking Lesson
A virtual, interactive, cook-along, potato latke making class. We will enjoy a step-by-step process for making potato latkes including tips and tricks gathered from making thousands of potato latkes. This lesson emphasizes cooking with senses. The lesson will guide participants on how to use sensory cues in place of  measurements and timers. This class will be a communal experience as much as  culinary education, and we will gather through asking questions of participants, encouraging questions, and checking in/troubleshooting on the cooking process throughout.


Jewish Mourning: A Somatic Experience
We will explore Jewish death and mourning practices; what they specifically are, why we do them, and how they may provide a structure for people of all/no faiths move through and process grief and loss. Beyond listening, we will also learn with our bodies-ripping a garment, sitting on the floor--to further explore what these rituals may offer.

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New Moon Realness | Tools for Quebrantamiento en los Ultimos Tiempos


estrellx supernova


September 16-19th, 2020
4-6 PM EST / 1-3 PM PST
Zoom link provided up on registration







Death. The Precipice. Justice. The High Priestess.

13. 33. 666. 777.

We will slow down, bend time, and differentiate towards our agency. Even when suspended and bound, here we can also find movement: subtle, sustained, underground, pulsing through the blood. We will notice where our perception and attention is flowing as a way to ground into the present moment and manifest what we need. Emptying out in order to receive. We will engage in self-pleasure practices [alone and together] and engender a virtual space of radical vulnerability and generosity.

This workshop is for folks interested in going deep into their roots, working with New Moon magic to manifest their intentions, [working and playing with some choreographic scores that invite duration, principles of Qi Energetics, and elements of improvisation], and having real talks about what is alive and present for us in our personal and interpersonal cosmologies. There will be lots of moving, writing, reflecting alone and in pairs, and the potential to create a low-stakes performance offering at the closing of our time together to share with this specific cohort.




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