Collective for Dance Writing and New Media
an ongoing series of workshops and open mics
covering the spectrum of writing about dance in the digital age
Our first workshop, Embodied Text, will be facilitated by dance writer Cory Nakasue and co-sponsored by Columbia University’s CoLab organization. Ms. Nakasue, associate editor at The Dance Enthusiast, offers movement and theater improvisation exercises for people interested in writing about dance.
Wednesday, November 28 (6pm-8pm)
Barnard Hall, Room 404
Broadway at 117th Street, Manhattan
(#1 to 116th Street)
Limited to 20 participants
RSVP required: firstname.lastname@example.org
Admission: by donation but free to registered members of CollectiveDWNM
Future Write Open workshops will be offered by David Parker, Eva Yaa Asantewaa and other facilitators. And watch for Write Open open mic events, coming in 2013!
Cory Nakasue is an associate editor at The Dance Enthusiast, and former reporter for Dance Channel TV. She has contributed writing to Buzzine and The Dance Theater Workshop blog, and has served as an advisor, adjudicator, and moderator for Dancenow/NYC, Murray Spalding, London Arts Board, and London Contemporary Dance Center. She has spent over 10 years dancing professionally in Los Angeles and London, England, working with artists that include Rebecca Bobele, Stephanie Gilliland, and Mark Murphy. She choreographs for film, video, live arts events and installations and is the co-artistic director of SPINE, an art collective based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. She owns and operates Body Intelligence, a service that provides movement education and therapy for groups and individuals. As a part of this service she offers community classes in Pilates, yoga, and dance conditioning in her Brooklyn studio. Her live projects and dance films have been screened and produced internationally. She completed her postgraduate studies in theater, choreography, and contemporary performance practices at California Institute of the Arts and Middlesex University.