COMPANION

Contact Improvisation

Articles

  • ‘Contact improvisation classes’ by Lucia Walker; on using the Technique to help contact improvisation and how contact improvisation can help one’s use.[1]
  • ‘Contact improvisation/movement’ by Lucia Walker describes some of the issues she explores in workshops, e.g. contact, attention, support, presence, quality of touch, movement, improvisation.[2]
  • ‘Contact improvisation and the Alexander Technique’ by Susan Lehotsky; on learning contact improvisation and the Technique at the same time and how they inform each other.[3]
  • ‘Exploring Alexander Technique principles through movement improvisation’ by Joan Gavaler reports on workshop in which participants could explore the specific ways movement improvisation might influence their Alexander Technique teaching.[4]

See also Dance.

References

[1] ‘Contact improvisation classes’ by Lucia Walker in The Congress Papers 1991, A Spirit of Learning Together edited by Jeremy Chance (Direction, 1992), pp. 141–44.
[2] ‘Contact improvisation/movement’ by Lucia Walker in The Congress Papers 1994, The Meaning of Change, 125 Years On, edited by David Garlick (Direction, 1996), pp. 116–18.
[3] ‘Contact improvisation and the Alexander Technique’ by Susan Lehotsky in AmSAT News issue no. 73 (Spring 2007), p. 24.
[4] The Congress Papers 2011, Learning from Each Other edited by Siriol Jones, (STAT Books, 2012), pp. 196-98.
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