Power and Release Technique with Megan Mazarick

Thursdays, 6:30-8pm:  July 18, 25, August 1
Price: $15 to drop in or $30 for full series

Megan teaches a fluidly-staccato-swinging-floorwork-handstand-post-modern-pelvis-rolling-eyes-widening-absurdist-release technique class. Thirty minutes of dynamic floor noodling, some chewy across-the-floor inversion practice, and longer phrasework is to be expected. Incorporating elements of classic modern dance technique (Limon, Horton, a dash of Cunningham, and perhaps even a sprinkle of some ballet) with improvisation, yoga, and release, Megan is interested in movement that is both raw and specific, with an emphasis on pathways of motion.

Class level: Intermediate/Advanced
Photo by David Cimetta

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About the instructor:
Megan Mazarick is a choreographer, performer, and teacher. Growing up, she took dance classes with her mom at Arts Together in Raleigh, NC a studio that encouraged creativity and loving the skin you are in. She earned her BFA in dance from UNCG and an MFA in choreography from Temple University. As a choreographer, she makes work that is humorous, political, theatrical, and personal, often including a stop motion physicality and love of fantasy. She has shown work internationally (Singapore, Bulgaria, Egypt, Poland, Australia, and Hungary) and throughout the USA (Philadelphia, San Francisco, Minneapolis, New York City, etc.). As a performer she has worked with Susan Rethorst, Keith Thompson, Marianela Boan, Merian Soto, Anonymous Bodies, and members of Lower Left. Megan has taught technique, improvisation, and composition classes at studios, festivals, and universities around the globe.

About This Event

ADF's Samuel H. Scripps Studios, 721 Broad Street, Durham, NC 27705

July 18 to August 1, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm