[PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Listserv] Contact Improv class this Sunday September 22nd will be taught by Nicole Bindler

Curt Haworth curthaworth at gmail.com
Thu Sep 19 15:12:03 EDT 2019

Contact Improv class this Sunday September 22nd
will be taught by Nicole Bindler

Location: Headlong Studios, 1170 S. Broad St. (near Broad/Federal SEPTA
1 to 3 PM, every Sunday, $10 drop-in
Please arrive in time to dress and be ready to go at 1pm

Nicole will continue to explore the material from last week on suspension,
small catches, and lifts using momentum rather than muscle. We will
practice the small dance, refine our reflexes, sharpen our senses, and use
our breath to support us in dynamic, unpredictable dancing.

Nicole Bindler's performance work and teaching have been presented at
festivals and intensives throughout the U.S., Canada, Argentina, Europe,
and in Tokyo, Beirut, Bethlehem, Mexico City, and Quito. Her dances have
been supported by the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage, Leeway Foundation,
Puffin Foundation, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Pennsylvania Council
on the Arts, and the Ellen Forman Memorial Award. Bindler holds a BA in
Dance and Poetry from Hampshire College, a degree in Muscular Therapy from
the Muscular Therapy Institute, and certificates in Embodied Anatomy Yoga,
Embodied Developmental Movement and Yoga, and Practitioner of Body-Mind
Centering® from the School for Body-Mind Centering®. She has been on
faculty at Temple University, University of the Arts, and the University of
Pennsylvania, and has guest lectured at Drexel University, University of
Wisconsin, Milwaukee, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Hameline
University, Arizona State University, Tempe, University of Texas, Austin,
Goldsmith’s University, St Mary’s College of Maryland, Moore College of Art
and Design, and Ursinus College. Her writing on dance and somatics has been
published in Critical Correspondence, Contact Quarterly, Emergency Index by
Ugly Duckling Presse, Jewish Currents, BMC® Currents, Curate This, Journal
of Dance & Somatic Practices, Somatics Toolkit, and thINKingDANCE. She
currently serves on the Earthdance Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Committee. NicoleBindler.com

Curt Haworth

Artistic director, Movement and Performance

Artist in Residence, Mascher Space Cooperative

Curator, Impermanent Society of Philadelphia

Coordinator Contact Improv Philly

Professor, University of the Arts

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