“ICARUS ONE” @ Humboldt Butoh Festival 2018/01/21

I’m excited to be performing my new  butoh dance solo “Icarus One” as part of the first-ever Humboldt Butoh Festival on Sunday, January 21, 2018 @ 7PM.   I’m calling “Icarus One” a largely improvised solo ritual unraveling the nature of ambition, fear, obsession, and aloneness.
Here are the details:

Date:
Sunday, January 21, 2018
Time:
7:00pm – 8:30pm Continue reading “ICARUS ONE” @ Humboldt Butoh Festival 2018/01/21

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“BUTOH CHRISTMAS TREE” @ Winter Solstice Dance Celebration 2017/12/22

I’m excited to be performing my short butoh solo and now annual holiday classic “BUTOH CHRISTMAS TREE” at Redwood Raks “Winter Solstice Dance Celebration!”

Date:
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time:
7:00pm – 10:00pm Continue reading “BUTOH CHRISTMAS TREE” @ Winter Solstice Dance Celebration 2017/12/22

Beginning/Intermediate Acrobatics with Jordan Rosin (Eureka, CA) – 2017/12/16

Saturday, December 16, 2017
12pm – 3pm (3 hours)
at Synapsis Nova, 212 G Street, Suite 102, Eureka, CA 95501

This workshop is open to complete beginners as well as those with an existing basic practice looking to advance.

Over the course of the 3 hours, there will be a guided warm-up, demonstrations of skills, and plenty of room to explore and practice individual acrobatic maneuvers like rolls, cartwheels, headstand, handstands, back bends, as well as a few partner skills like counterbalance and lifts. Modifications up and down, as well as progressive drills and hands-on spotting may all be offered for ease or additional challenge. Continue reading Beginning/Intermediate Acrobatics with Jordan Rosin (Eureka, CA) – 2017/12/16

Why America Needs Streb, But Got Diavolo

Why America Needs Streb, But Got Diavolo With the recent rise of the dance theatre company Diavolo to popular attention through the hit television show “America’s Got Talent” I can’t help find myself agonizing over how unfortunately similar (and different) they seem to what – for my money – is a company with a far better aesthetic… the Streb Extreme Action Company. Diavolo and STREB, … Continue reading Why America Needs Streb, But Got Diavolo

Community Butoh Class (Winter/Spring 2018)

Butoh in Humboldt presents

By-Donation Community Butoh Class

2nd & 4th Sundays, 4:30pm – 6:30pm @ Synapsis Nova
(January 14 through May 27, 2018, except Feb. 25 and April 8)
Suggested Donation: $15 – No One Turned Away for Lack of Funds (NOTALOF)
2nd Sundays led by Jordan Rosin; 4th Sundays led by Leslie Castellano Continue reading Community Butoh Class (Winter/Spring 2018)

River Bank & Redwoods Dance Workshop (Humboldt County, CA) – 2017/10/21 & 22

River Bank & Redwoods Dance Workshop
(Humboldt County, CA) – 2017/10/21 & 22
with Jordan Rosin

October 21, 2017, 2:00pm – 3:30pm on Banks of Mad River in Blue Lake
October 22, 2017, 2:00pm – 3:30pm in Arcata Community Forest

Using techniques of meditation, yoga, and Japanese Butoh Dance, award-winning choreographer Jordan Rosin (Int’l: Butoh Medea, FringeNYC: Butoh Electra, Artistic Director Emeritus of the NYC-based physical theatre ensemble The Ume Group), leads workshop participants on a guided journey to embody the river and the forest’s vibrant ecology, channel the spirits of nature, and investigate our deeper selves in relationship to the natural world. Continue reading River Bank & Redwoods Dance Workshop (Humboldt County, CA) – 2017/10/21 & 22