Friday, March 30, 2012

DIG´s (3)SOLO Performance Night

DIG´s (3)SOLO Performance Night
31th March. 7pm. Walgreen Drama Center. Studio 2. <>
Free Entrance and Exit

Choreography and performance: Amy Chavasse
Costume and set: Amy Chavasse
Text: Amy Chavasse, and one verse from Magnetic Fields’ 69 Love Songs-- The One You Really Love
Music: Bartholomaus Traubek- Years; Jon Brion- DMI Thing from Synecdoche New York; Fanfare Savalle and Vladimire Mayakovsky- Rumba La George/ I Know the Power of Words; Petty Booka- We’ll Sing in the Sunshine


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this performance is a bodily exploration of difference.
departing from experience and from philosophy contamination i delve into the possibility of dissolving some oppositions that neutralizes difference, imprisoning within dichotomist categories such as man - animal / male - female / death - living / presence - absence / body - mind - etc. the performance will present open ongoing questions related to these through choreographic inquiry

Creation and performance: Lucía Naser
Artistic Collaboration: Mary Beth Carolan
Text: Poem “Dead Body” by Harold Pinter, 2005.
Voice: Gabriel Horowitz


Stone Soup is an interactive performance piece. The audience will participate as co-creators and collaborators. The final outcome will be a synthesis of the poetry and emotions that are all tossed in the pot. Through movement and words, stillness and silence we will create our own aroma, taste our own flavor and perhaps scald our very throats that sing the world into being.

Performance by David Brown


Amy Chavasse, choreographer, performer, educator, improviser, storyteller and Artistic Director of ChavasseDance&Performance joined the faculty at University of Michigan in 2006 after six years as Artist in Residence at Middlebury College. She has been a guest artist/ faculty member at numerous institutions, including Arizona State, Virginia Commonwealth, UNC-Greensboro, NC School of the Arts, George Washington, Bennington College, University of Calgary and Cornish College of the Arts. As a choreographer and performer, she has collaborated and worked with many notable artists, including Peter Schmitz, Lisa Gonzales, Grupo Krapp, Sue Rees, Rodger Belman, Xan Burley, Alex Springer, Caroline Chavasse and Paul Matteson. As Artistic Director of ChavasseDance&Performance, her work has been presented throughout the U.S. NYC, (Dance New Amsterdam, Dixon Place, 100 Grand, Judson Church, WaxWorks, Triskelion, BAAD Ass! Women’s Fesitval); Jacob’s Pillow Inside/Out (2010); the American Dance Festival- Acts to Follow and Fast Forward. In fall of 2006, she premiered All I Ask of My Enemies at Dance New Amsterdam in NYC, and then first brought ChavasseDance&Performance in I Sleep with Ann Coulter and Other Impossibly True Stories to the Duderstadt Video and Performance Studio in 2007. Internationally, she has taught and her work has been produced in Trinidad, Cienfuegos and Havana- Cuba, Kaunus and Vilnius, Lithuania, Vienna, Austria, Cali, Colombia and Buenos Aires. She has been on the faculty at Florence Summer Dance since 2006 and taught at ProDanza Italia from 2006-2010. In June 2010 she taught and performed with ResExtensa in Bari, Italy. She will return to teach at Florence Summer Dance for a 6th summer, and will be on the faculty of the Beijing Dance Festival in summer 2012. ChavasseDance&Performance premiered Hunger for the Longing (a biased history of seduction) during a residency in Bari, Italy in July 2011, with performances at Teatro Saschall in Florence and Teatro Traetta in Bitonto. She danced in the companies of Laura Dean Dancers and Musicians, Bill Young and Dancers and in many independent projects in NYC. She received her BFA from the University of NC School of the Arts and her MFA from the University of Michigan.

Lucía Naser is researcher and artist of contemporary dance and performance. Sociologist by the UDELAR, MA in Performing Arts in PPGAC -UFBA. Graduate student in Romance Languages and Literatures (UM). My research line involves dance from a political perspective; the intersemiotic relations between dance and other languages and knowledge, and an exploration of the intersections between the post-structuralist and Derrida's philosophy with the cognitive and discursive practices of the dancing body.

David Brown is a performance artist. His work is always infused with the immediacy of improvisation. He may use elements of dance, poetry, music, painting, or meditation in achieving the goals of any particular performance. He has a great interest in the interactive nature of audience and performer. He holds a BA from Oberlin College in Expanding Consciousness Through Creativity.

The Drama Interest Group is a Rackham Interdisciplinary Workshop. <>

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