Watch the bar manager in the white shirt flee about halfway in– she was sure those top shelf tequila bottles were coming down!
ticktock is going to Chicago in September to teach and perform at Aloft, and Bridget and I thought we’d give our Seattle family first crack at the workshops we’re offering. Check it. Do it. Tell your friends.
Have you ever wanted to begin or end your aerial act with an exciting floor sequence but didn’t know where to start? In this class we will work on creating short, dynamic dance sequences to introduce or complete your piece, add a breather in the middle of long acts, make transitions between acts or off the stage, and find movement on the floor that complements your style in the air.
Building an Act: Elements of Choreography – 3 hours, $60
Sunday, August 8 OR Sunday August 15, 11 am – 2 pm
The three elements of choreography are space, time, and energy. We can use these concepts as lenses to dissect and define any movement. Dance choreographers have been using this process of inquiry to make work for decades. We are going to take these three elements of choreography to the circus. Discover a systematic approach to putting your tricks together in a way that sets them apart and makes them come alive as performance, rather than just displays of movement. You can use this system to create or overhaul any aerial act.
We are heading to Chicago on Sept. 4, like, 36 hours after Jill returns from Spain, so the Chicago stint will be the first time we’ve all been together since June. We are chomping at the bit to get some new work happening. Can’t wave a dead chicken in our studio without smacking into a good idea. So, obviously we’ve got to do something about that.
More soon, loves. Bises. -Liza