Resonant Bodies: Movement Workshop for Performers (New York, NY) – 2018/08/03 – 2018/08/05

Photo by Anton Martynov

with Jordan Rosin
Friday through Sunday, August 3 – 5, 2018, various times
Grace & St. Paul’s Church
123 West 71st Street
New York, NY 10023

In this 4-module, weekend workshop with physical theatre artist and teacher Jordan Rosin, participants will utilize principles from a variety of physical theatre traditions to cultivate an awareness, availability, and responsiveness that will allow them to speak, move, and act with resonance in the dynamic space of the stage. Drawing on Butoh Dance, yoga, martial arts, acrobatics, contact improv, as well as somatic modalities like Alexander Technique and Bartenieff Fundamentals, Jordan will help students expand their dynamic, expressive capacity while cultivating the awareness and receptivity necessary to make healthy and sustainable choices in rehearsal and performance.

To register for all four modules at a discount, visit:
To register for individual modules at full price, visit:



Friday, Aug. 3, 7-10pm (3 hours) Session #1:
   Receptive Body Training: Alexander, Butoh & Yoga Nidra

Saturday, Aug. 4, 11am – 1pm (2 hours) Session #2:
   Dynamic Body Training: Yoga & Acrobatics

Saturday, Aug. 4, 2pm – 5:30pm (3.5 hours) Session #3:
   Resonant Bodies: Butoh Burlesque

Sunday, Aug. 5, 2pm – 6pm (4 hours) Session #4:
      Resonant Bodies: Devising & Performing Physical Theatre

All 4 sessions (12.5 hours): $125 Regular Price
$100 Early Bird (if you register by July 13)
$85 when also enrolled in Ren Gyo Soh Summer Workshop

Individual sessions:
Session #1 (3 hrs): $35 / $30 (Students/Seniors/Artists)
Session #2 (2 hrs): $25 / $20 (Students/Seniors/Artists)
Session #3 (3.5 hrs): $40 / $30 (Students/Seniors/Artists)
Session #4 (4 hrs): $45 / $35 (Students/Seniors/Artists)

Registration for individual sessions only on a space-available basis after July 13.


What to Bring:

– clothing that allows movement
– water/snacks as necessary
– pen & paper/journal or other tools for writing if you’d like to take notes
– Friday night only: extra clothing, pillows, or mats to be comfortable lying on the floor for 45 minutes
– Saturday PM only: a favorite or funny vegetable with which to dance

About the Instructor

Jordan Rosin is is a physical theatre artist, director and teacher, specializing in Butoh Dance, the post-war avant-garde movement form from Japan. He also draws on yoga, acrobatics, and contact improv along with popular theatre forms like Commedia Dell’Arte, Clown, and Melodrama to create theatre and dance events with popular and poetic resonance. He received his BFA in Drama from Syracuse University and has trained with numerous teachers of butoh including Yoshito Ohno, Joan Laage, Vangeline, Diego Pinon, Tetsuro Fukuhara, and more. Jordan was a co-founder & Producing Artistic Director of the NYC-based physical theatre ensemble, The Ume Group from 2011-2016 and is a frequent collaborator with Ren Gyo Soh. Select choreography credits includes Butoh Medea (Best Physical Theatre, United Solo Festival 2015; Best Choreography, United Solo Festival 2015); plus The Ume Group’s Butoh Electra; Facet; Isis Variations; Dream Dances; and Lysistrata Project. He lives in Blue Lake, CA with his wife, Kaitlyn where he is studying to earn an MFA in Ensemble Based Physical Theatre from Dell’Arte International. 
Summer 2018, Jordan embarks upon his first multi-city workshop tour of the USA, making stops in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Baltimore, Richmond, and Seattle. For more info, visit: //@JordanRosin


To register for all four modules at a discount, visit:
To register for individual modules at full price, visit:


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