Brooklyn Underscore May 2017

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Brooklyn Underscore May 2017

Time: May 16, 2017 from 6:45pm to 10pm
Location: CAVE home of LEIMAY
Street: 58 Grand St
City/Town: Brooklyn, NY 11211
Website or Map: ​
Phone: 9144331335
Event Type: contact, jam
Organized By: Ilona Bito
Latest Activity: Mar 29, 2017

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Event Description

From bonding with the earth to agitating the mass... from grazing, to engagement, to resolution... let's transition into spring dancing together.

The BROOKLYN UNDERSCORE Spring 2017 is presented by Underscore NYC and LEIMAY at CAVE:
Tuesday March 21st 7:00- 10:00pm 
Tuesday April 25th 7:00- 10:00pm
Tuesday May 16th 7:00- 10:00pm

$10 suggested donation

A Talk-Through will begin at 6:45 to introduce Underscore’s 50+ glyphs and concepts and is highly recommended for first time participants.

A Harvest will be celebrated from 9:45-10:00, but snacks will be shared outside the studio this time. All participants are strongly encouraged to stay for the entire Underscore.

The Underscore is a dance improvisation structure developed by Nancy Stark Smith in 1990 and practiced worldwide today. By mapping a spectrum of states, from quiet, internal activity to high-energy, interactive dancing, the score becomes a vehicle for incorporating contact improvisation into a broader arena of improvisational dance practice; for developing ease dancing in spherical space- alone and with others; and for integrating kinesthetic and compositional concerns while improvising. Each Underscore is unique, comprising an endless landscape of individual and collective human experiences. The process continues to evolve through a growing community and conversation among practitioners.

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