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Phone #(907) 783-1306
Teaches Contact Improvisation since 2001
CI events/jams organizingyes: classes, jams, workshops and sound/movement jams. Inquire what's happening currently. It changes.
CI events/jams regularly attendingBreitenbush fall jam.
Year began CI:1988
First CI teacher/whereKaren Nelson and KJ Holmes, New York, Eden's Express
Other important CI teachers/influencesJulie Oak, Nancy Stark Smith, Peter Bingham, Martin Keogh, and many many others. Non-CI influences on my practice are Joanna Macy, and Augusto Boal.
Languages you speak/read fluentlyEnglish
Languages you speak/read a littleFrench, Russian
Additional URLs (personal work, videos, writings, photos, etc.)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5c6FZ_R53Q “Orienting to Dance at Latitude 61,” Contact Quarterly 34:2 (Summer 2009).
Anything else you would like to communicate?opportunities to dance are patchy in Alaska. People come and go and the base community is small. Summer, when everyone wants to visit, is really slow for dancing here, but feel free to check in anyway. You never know. Bear Paws Dance Collective isn't active any more, but the facebook page still exists and it could be revived if someone cared enough.
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