External link to Vangeline interviewed on Tricycle.org

Vangeline interviewed on Tricycle.org

This month, one of my main Butoh teachers, Vangeline of Vangeline Theater / NY Butoh Institute was featured in an incredible article by Jeff Goldberg on tricycle.org about the relationship between Butoh, compassion, and buddhism. Check out the excerpt below or read the full article here. Continue reading Vangeline interviewed on Tricycle.org

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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

Butoh in Humboldt, 2017 – 2018

September 1, 2017 – May 27, 2018
Various locations around Humboldt County

With the support of the Synapsis Performance Collective in Eureka, local Butoh Dance artists Leslie Castellano and Jordan Rosin are pleased to present an entire academic calendar year full of Butoh-related activities right here in Humboldt County, California. From classes and workshops to performances and film screenings, the aim of Butoh in Humboldt is to share the beauty and power of this incredible art form / creative philosophy with all. Continue reading Butoh in Humboldt, 2017 – 2018