Dynamic Body Workshop


Hosted by the Dance Department, Claire Trevor School of the Arts

Tuesday, October 6, 2015


Two sessions offered

Session 1:
Dynamic Body Workshop
2:00 - 3:20pm
Performance Studio 1100

Session 2:
Physics applied to Choreography
3:30 - 4:50pm
Dance Studio 120


Melanie Lott
Assistant Professor of Physics and Director of the Human Biomechanics Lab at Denison University

Lisa Naugle
Professor and Chair, UCI Dance Department

Kelli Sharp
Assistant Professor, UCI Dance Department

Sara Warren
BalletMet in Columbus, Ohio

The workshop sessions will explore a range of different types of balance – from static to dynamic, partnered balance and use of props.  The workshop leaders will approach the material from the perspectives of physics, neuroscience and choreography.  Participants will learn a range of movement strategies to understand and implement scientific and artistically grounded techniques for balance and off-balance situations.

Free event.  Open to the UCI campus community.