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Dancing Life on Reunion Island

Through Marie Julie’s Lens French Photographer Marie Julie Gascon is a contemporary and contact improvisation dancer who has created a photographic documentary of her life on Reunion Island. See Marie-Julie’s Portfolio • Tumblr : http://ma-j-ga.tumblr.com/ • Flickr : https://www.flickr.com/photos/147480542@N02/ • Shootingfilm.net : http://www.shootingfilm.net/2016/02/marie-julie-gascon-5-things-i-love.html http://www.shootingfilm.net/2016/01/Marie-Julie-Gascon.html • FSH : Films Shooters Collectives : https://www.filmshooterscollective.com/analog-film-photography-blog/curated-photosdecember-28-2015-michael-behlen-12-27 Contact Improvisation on […]

What is Forum Theatre ?

Augusto Boal’s Tool for Change Augusto Boal created Forum Theatre as part his “Theatre of the Oppressed.”  He intended Forum Theatre as a forum for teaching people how to change their world. Earlier in his career, Boal applied ‘simultaneous dramaturgy’. In this process the actors or audience members could stop a performance, often a short […]

What is Contact Improvisation ?

CI workshop with Genevieve Cron

One of Many Definitions from the Vermont Community Contact improvisation (CI) is a dance technique in which points of physical contact provide the starting point for exploration through movement improvisation. Contact Improvisation is dance/sport/art form involving an open-ended exploration of movement by listening with our bodies through a moving point of contact. Steve Paxton’s Classic Definition Contact Improvisation is an evolving system […]

Welcome Back, Genevieve Cron

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An Introduction to Forum Theatre with Geneviève Cron (Paris) Cape Town contact improvisation dancers met Geneviève for the first time during her visit to Cape Town in September 2016 when she taught an outstanding weekend workshop on (some of) the basics of Contact Improvisation. Of course we had to invite this accomplished dancer, performer, gymnast, theatre practitioner, movement […]

“Visages de la Réunion”

Servis Kabaré

ASSOCIATION : «  Et si tu croises… » VISAGES DE LA REUNION Les artistes de l’association « Et si tu croises… »  vous emmènent en peinture, techniques mixtes et photographies dans les champs imaginaires, architecturaux et  culturels de l’Ile de la Réunion. La collecte de matériaux divers et leur utilisation est une démarche commune aux artistes de l’association, témoignage […]