Sophia Treanor's Writing (4)

ESSAYS // On stillness and touch: biodynamic performance

Stillness: in biodynamic craniosacral therapy and improvisational performance

“Space and silence are two aspects of the same thing. The same no-thing.…

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Added by Sophia Treanor on February 15, 2018 at 1:16am — No Comments

Exploring the Unknown through the Unnecessary

In her Practice Manual for the Six Viewpoints, Mary Overlie describes the practice of Doing the Unnecessary as “a movement exploration that should be extended to breaking logic of all kinds…performers are permitted to be obstructive, non-cooperative, or minimally cooperative.”

 

My favorite memory of Mary providing an example of the Unnecessary was at the dinner table in Basin, Montana. We had cooked up some steak and asparagus and potatoes and onions. The sun was setting…

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Added by Sophia Treanor on May 10, 2014 at 2:49pm — No Comments

PROCESS // Blocks of Thought

"The first step of technique is separation."

"The slower you go the deeper you get."



SHAPE:



A moment into our journey as we travel further within Mary Overlie's Six Viewpoints Practice Manual.

Of the six materials (space, shape, time, emotion, movement, story), we have documented a foray into…

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Added by Sophia Treanor on April 5, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

PROCESS // Meditations On A Grape

 

this series of articles will focus on our experience of the six viewpoints, frame by frame, as we experiment in rehearsals with material from mary overlie’s…

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Added by Sophia Treanor on August 14, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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